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    Turchynov calls concern about families of dead ATO soldiers as number one priority
    Aug22

    Turchynov calls concern about families of dead ATO soldiers as number one priority

    The government will fulfill its duty to the soldiers, who were killed during the antiterrorist operation. Verkhovna Rada Chairman Oleksandr Turchynov said during a ceremony to commemorate the victims of police officers in Kyiv, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “The country will fulfill its duty to the heroes, who gave their lives in the...

    Klitschko: Parade needed to raise patriotic spirit
    Aug22

    Klitschko: Parade needed to raise patriotic spirit

    Military units that will participate in a parade on Khreshchatyk Street on Independence Day will leave for the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) zone immediately after the event, Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko has said. According to his press service, he said this on the 1+1 television channel. “The parade is needed. It won’t be pompous....

    Lithuanian Foreign Minister arrives in Kyiv
    Aug22

    Lithuanian Foreign Minister arrives in Kyiv

    Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius is on a visit to Kiev. The press service of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry told Ukrinform. “(Linas Linkevicius – Ed.) is now in Ukraine,” the agency interlocutor said. The Lithuanian Foreign Minister will meet with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, Prime Minister Arseniy...

    ATO soldiers cleaning six settlements of terrorists
    Aug22

    ATO soldiers cleaning six settlements of terrorists

    The ATO forces are cleaning settlements of terrorist groups, which left in a panic. The ATO press center reported on its Facebook page. “Mopping up of settlements continues in Illiria, Malomykolayivka, Ilovaisk, Stanytsia Luhanska, Uspenka, Lysyche,” a statement reads. In addition, the ATO forces are fighting to retain Novosvitlivka,...

    Sixty-four police officers killed in east Ukraine conflict – Interior Ministry
    Aug22

    Sixty-four police officers killed in east Ukraine conflict – Interior Ministry

    Sixty-four police officers have been killed in the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine. Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said this at a ceremony to honor the deceased police officers in Kyiv on Friday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “Sixty-four brave warriors of the National Guard, special Interior Ministry battalions and regular police...

    20 tanks with oil products burn in Cherkasy region
    Aug22

    20 tanks with oil products burn in Cherkasy region

    At the railway station Horodyshche, Cherkasy region, 20 tanks of petroleum products derailed this morning, 11 of them took fire jointly with the locomotive. The train consisted of 35 tanks. According to the press service of State Emergency Service, the accident occurred at 6:35 a.m. Currently, gathering of the total fire and rescue service...

    Poroshenko to raise Ukraine’s state flag on Sofiyska Square on August 23
    Aug22

    Poroshenko to raise Ukraine’s state flag on Sofiyska Square on August 23

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will attend a ceremony to hoist the national flag of Ukraine on Saturday, the press service of the head of state has reported. “On Saturday, August 23, at 09.00, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will take part in the ceremony of raising the national flag of Ukraine (Sofiyska Square),” reads the...

    Ukraine will not agree to “frozen conflict” with Russia – Chaly
    Aug22

    Ukraine will not agree to “frozen conflict” with Russia – Chaly

    Ukraine will not agree to a “frozen conflict” with Russia and counts on military-technical cooperation with the European Union. Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine Valeriy Chaly told on air of the TV channel “Ukraine.” “A “frozen conflict” does not suit us. It can quickly lead to a new escalation. We...

    UN to help resolve situation in eastern Ukraine
    Aug22

    UN to help resolve situation in eastern Ukraine

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin on Thursday received UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman and UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Valerie Amos. During the meeting the sides discussed practical ways of using UN opportunities for a peaceful settlement of the situation in eastern Ukraine, provoked...

    Russian “humanitarian aid” may be allowed to Ukraine today
    Aug22

    Russian “humanitarian aid” may be allowed to Ukraine today

    First trucks with Russian humanitarian aid will arrive in Ukraine on August 22. A statement by the International Committee of the Red Cross reads on Twitter, UNN reports. “We observe. Trucks have to go tomorrow,” a statement reads. Now, the border guards check the first trucks of the Russian column with humanitarian aid. The International...

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