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    MPs refuse to consider election bills
    Aug14

    MPs refuse to consider election bills

    People’s deputies did not include three election bills into the agenda. According to an Ukrinform correspondent, two bills by Serhiy Sobolev (No. 4222а and No. 4470а) envisaged holding of the election based on a proportional system and open lists, while a bill by Andriy Ivanchuk (No. 4471а) proposes elections according to the mixed system....

    Switzerland toughens sanctions against Russia, calls for peace dialogue
    Aug14

    Switzerland toughens sanctions against Russia, calls for peace dialogue

    The Swiss Federal Council has toughened sanctions against Russia, TSN reported. In particular, the Swiss authorities extended the ban on the supply of double purpose goods, in addition, Switzerland promises to prevent the use of its territory for smuggling of the goods fallen under the sanctions to Russia. Switzerland, currently holding the...

    Turchynov will not let deputies go without lustration law
    Aug14

    Turchynov will not let deputies go without lustration law

    The Verkhovna Rada will not end work today until a lustration bill is considered. VR Chairman Oleksandr Turchynov said following the requirement from Svoboda and Batkivshchyna factions to consider this document first, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “The parliament will not end work until it discusses the bill on lustration,” Turchynov said....

    Activists block off Hrushevskoho Str., demand lustration
    Aug14

    Activists block off Hrushevskoho Str., demand lustration

    Protesters have blocked off Hrushevskoho Str. in Kyiv demanding that members of the Verkhovna Rada pass a bill on lustration, according to a Ukrinform reporter. The activists are holding posters “Lustration – time requirement,” “Learn to defend yourself,” “I am for lustration,” “Glory to the nation,...

    Rada plans to consider sanctions and two laws on elections in Ukraine
    Aug14

    Rada plans to consider sanctions and two laws on elections in Ukraine

    People’s deputies will try to consider amendments to the election law today. At least, this issue was included into the Verkhovna Rada agenda, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. In addition, the bill also provides for amendments to the state budget to increase the CEC spending for early parliamentary elections. MPs plan to consider the bill...

    Filaret: We will receive everyone who withdraws from Moscow patriarchate
    Aug14

    Filaret: We will receive everyone who withdraws from Moscow patriarchate

    Today there is an outflow of the clergy and parishioners of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Moscow Patriarchate to Kyiv Patriarchate, Patriarch of Kyiv and All-Ukraine Filaret told Channel 5 on Wednesday. “The outflow of priests and parishioners from Moscow to Kyiv Patriarchate will be and is already taking place. It is small so far, but I...

    Militants, Russians shell ATO forces minimum six times
    Aug14

    Militants, Russians shell ATO forces minimum six times

    The ATO continue fulfilling combat tasks under the shelling of both by militants and the Russians. Head of the Center of Military and Political Studies and coordinator of the Information Resistance group Dmytro Tymchuk informs on his Facebook page. Security forces were shelled twice – from mortars and BM-21 Grad rocket launchers –...

    ATO forces cutting Luhansk militants off border with Russia
    Aug14

    ATO forces cutting Luhansk militants off border with Russia

    The anti-terrorist operation (ATO) forces continue to methodically cut militants of the so-called “Luhansk People’s Republic” in Luhansk off the border with Russia, Head of the Center for Military and Political Studies Dmytro Tymchuk reported this on his Facebook page. “The ATO forces continue to actively to block Luhansk....

    Putin’s ‘convoy’ heading God knows where
    Aug14

    Putin’s ‘convoy’ heading God knows where

    A convoy with a “humanitarian aid” from Russia, which was heading to the east of Ukraine, but stopped at Malshevo airbase near Voronezh, again started to move, according to the BBC Ukrainian. “BBC’s reporter watched a long chain of white truck moving outside the airbase. Yet it is unclear where the column is heading...

    Presidential press secretary on humanitarian aid to Luhansk
    Aug13

    Presidential press secretary on humanitarian aid to Luhansk

    Press Secretary of the President of Ukraine Sviatoslav Tseholkо made comments on organizing humanitarian aid for Ukrainian Luhansk. On Friday, Ukraine faced the threat of direct armed incursions into its territory. Under the guise of a purported peacekeeping mission, our border would have been crossed instead by armed mercenaries. No civilized...

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