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    Turchynov to visit Norway on September 10-12
    Sep09

    Turchynov to visit Norway on September 10-12

    Ukrainian Parliament Speaker Oleksandr Turchynov will make an official visit to Norway on September 10-12, the press service of the Verkhovna Rada has reported. The purpose of the visit is to participate in the European Conference of Presidents of Parliaments. “The program of the visit envisages a speech by the Verkhovna Rada chairman...

    Merkel: Russia’s involvement in Ukrainian conflict obvious
    Sep09

    Merkel: Russia’s involvement in Ukrainian conflict obvious

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that sanctions are the only means of influence on Russia, which supports terrorists in Ukraine. The chancellor said this in today’s interview with German radio station rbb-Inforadio, Deutsche Welle reported. “The sanctions are the only means of pressure on the Russian Federation. Russia’s...

    Malaysian Boeing broke up in air due to damage from outside – report
    Sep09

    Malaysian Boeing broke up in air due to damage from outside – report

    During the investigation into the crash of the Boeing 777 passenger plane, which occurred in eastern Ukraine, there were no indications that the MH17 crash was caused by a technical fault or by actions of the crew. The plane broke up in the air as a result of structural damage from outside. This is stated in a preliminary report released by the...

    Four servicemen killed during truce – Defense Ministry
    Sep09

    Four servicemen killed during truce – Defense Ministry

    Four Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and 29 wounded during a truce in eastern Ukraine. Director of the Military and Medical Department of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry, Colonel Vitaliy Andronatiy, said this at a press conference on Tuesday, Ukrinform’s correspondent reported. “During the truce period four servicemen were killed...

    ‘Truce’: Terrorists stormed Ukrainian positions
    Sep09

    ‘Truce’: Terrorists stormed Ukrainian positions

    Russian troops and terrorists continue to flagrantly violate the “truce,” shelling and even attacking the positions of Ukrainian troops, including using heavy weapons. Ukrainian troops only return fire. Director of the Center for Military and Political Studies Dmytro Tymchuk disclosed such data of the Information Resistance group on...

    Russians controlled Buk missile system that downed MH17 – eyewitnesses
    Sep09

    Russians controlled Buk missile system that downed MH17 – eyewitnesses

    Russians were operating a Buk missile launcher seen in the area where the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet MH17 was shot down, eyewitnesses have told BBC Panorama. “Three eyewitnesses, all civilians, separately told Panorama that they saw a missile-launcher in rebel-held territory a few hours before the Boeing jet was hit,” reads the...

    Enhanced EU sanctions against Russia to come into force in next few days
    Sep09

    Enhanced EU sanctions against Russia to come into force in next few days

    The European Union has adopted a package of further sanctions against Russia, but they will take effect in the next few days, depending on whether the conditions of the ceasefire in Donbas are observed. This was stated by European Council President Herman Van Rompuy, Ukrinform’s correspondent in Brussels reported. “A package of...

    Germany believes ceasefire is not enough
    Sep08

    Germany believes ceasefire is not enough

    German government considers insufficient to have only a ceasefire in Ukraine’s east in order to reach success in settlement of the conflict. Speaker of the government Steffen Seibert emphasized, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “The matter not only concerns observing a ceasefire mode. There is a long list of things that were agreed and...

    1,200 hostages released following ceasefire – Poroshenko
    Sep08

    1,200 hostages released following ceasefire – Poroshenko

    Following the ceasefire mode was announced, it was succeeded to release 1,200 hostages from captivity of militants in Donbas. President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said while on a working visit to Mariupol. “After a ceasefire was announced, we managed to release 1,200 hostages. Glory to Ukraine!” the Head of state wrote on his...

    Terrorists disrupt exchange of captives
    Sep08

    Terrorists disrupt exchange of captives

    The self-declared “DPR” stops a process of exchange of captives since it says that it has not received a list of captured militants. This is said on the website of terrorists. “There are fears that we will release everyone, and Kyiv will try to cheat,” acting “minister of state security” of the “DPR” Leonid Baranov said. Due to this, the “DPR” is...

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