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    Talks continue with Russian intelligence to postpone ultimatum – Donbas battalion commander
    Aug30

    Talks continue with Russian intelligence to postpone ultimatum – Donbas battalion commander

    Ukrainian troops are in contact with the intelligence of Russian paratroopers to defer the deadline of the militants’ ultimatum. Battalion Donbas commander Semen Semenchenko wrote on his Facebook page. “We had to get in touch with the intelligence squadron of the Russian Federation to delay a term of the ultimatum, so that the command...

    Ukraine marks Aviation Day today
    Aug30

    Ukraine marks Aviation Day today

    The Aviation Day is marked in Ukraine today. A professional holiday of military and civilian pilots and aviation workers and the transport industry of Ukraine is celebrated annually on the last Saturday of August. It is set “to support an initiative of the aviators of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Border Guard Troops of Ukraine, the National...

    Poroshenko arrives in Brussels
    Aug30

    Poroshenko arrives in Brussels

    President Petro Poroshenko jointly with a delegation arrived on a visit to Brussels. According to a program of the visit, at 11:00 Kyiv time, the Head of state Petro Poroshenko was to have a meeting with President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy. Also, in the first half of the day, Petro Poroshenko will meet with President of the...

    Rasmussen: Russian army engaged in hostilities in eastern Ukraine
    Aug29

    Rasmussen: Russian army engaged in hostilities in eastern Ukraine

    Russia’s armed forces are engaged in direct military operations in Ukraine. NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said this after a meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission, which was convened on Friday at the request of the Ukrainian side, a Ukrinform correspondent in Brussels reported. “Russian forces are engaged in direct...

    OSCE observers arrive in Mariupol
    Aug29

    OSCE observers arrive in Mariupol

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine has sent a team of two observers to Mariupol, who have already started working in the town, the press service of the OSCE SMM to Ukraine has reported. A mission representative said that two observers had been in Mariupol since yesterday night. He also said that another group of observers was...

    Government troops rebuff tank attack near Ilovaivsk, capture 12 militants
    Aug29

    Government troops rebuff tank attack near Ilovaivsk, capture 12 militants

    The anti-terrorist operation (ATO) forces have rebuffed an attack by Russian tanks and infantry and have taken 12 prisoners. Donbas battalion commander Semen Semenchenko wrote thkis on his Facebook page. “I have little information as nobody will say such things by phone. The commander one of their groups that broke out of the town phoned...

    NATO not against Ukraine’s accession – Rasmussen
    Aug29

    NATO not against Ukraine’s accession – Rasmussen

    NATO will respect and recognize Ukraine’s possible decision to cancel its non-aligned status and join this military-political alliance. NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said this on Friday, a Ukrinform correspondent in Brussels reported. “We fully respect Ukraine’s decisions as regards Ukraine’s security policy...

    Putin publicly gave order to terrorists – Security & Defense Council
    Aug29

    Putin publicly gave order to terrorists – Security & Defense Council

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has confirmed through his address to terrorists in Ukraine that they are directly controlled by him, the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) has reported. “An instruction and call by Putin to terrorists on the creation of corridors for the withdrawal of Ukrainian military means only one...

    Government tables in parliament bill cancelling Ukraine’s non-aligned status – Yatseniuk
    Aug29

    Government tables in parliament bill cancelling Ukraine’s non-aligned status – Yatseniuk

    The Ukrainian government has tabled in the Verkhovna Rada a bill that resumes the state’s course for NATO membership and bans participation in any pro-Soviet unions. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said this, while opening a government meeting on Friday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “The Ukrainian government is...

    Oettinger agrees in Russia on trilateral meeting on gas
    Aug29

    Oettinger agrees in Russia on trilateral meeting on gas

    Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak and European Commissioner for Energy Gunther Oettinger agreed at the talks in Moscow to hold a trilateral meeting with Ukraine to discuss gas issues. Novak said this after a meeting with Oettinger, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “We agreed that we will have a trilateral meeting...

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