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    Ukraine reports 6 wounded in Donbas hostilities in past 24 hours
    Dec04

    Ukraine reports 6 wounded in Donbas hostilities in past 24 hours

    Six Ukrainian troops were wounded in the zone of the Anti-Terrorist Operation in Donbas in the past day, speaker of the Ministry of Defense for the ATO issues Andriy Lysenko told a briefing Saturday, according to an UNIAN correspondent. View map in full size ”Over the past day as a result of the fighting there are no casualties, but six troops...

    U.S. Congress approves defense budget for 2017, providing for military aid to Ukraine
    Dec03

    U.S. Congress approves defense budget for 2017, providing for military aid to Ukraine

    The United States plans to expand military cooperation with Ukraine, in particular, to provide the equipment and technical support to the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine, as stated in the draft U.S. defense budget for 2017, approved by the lower house of Congress, according to Deutsche Welle. The document was adopted by an overwhelming...

    Donald Trump risks China rift with Taiwan call
    Dec03

    Donald Trump risks China rift with Taiwan call

    Donald Trump risks opening up a major diplomatic dispute with China before he has even been inaugurated after speaking on the telephone on Friday with Tsai Ing-wen, the president of Taiwan, which was the first U.S.-Taiwanese presidential contact since diplomatic relations were cut in 1979, according to The Financial Times. Although it is not...

    Lavrov ”doesn`t understand” why Kyiv continues ATO
    Dec03

    Lavrov ”doesn`t understand” why Kyiv continues ATO

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Friday he ”does not understand” the reasons Kyiv continues its military operation in eastern Ukraine against the self-proclaimed militant republics, according to Ukraine Today. ”I`ll be honest, I don`t understand why the so-called anti-terrorist operation is still going on in Ukraine and the leaders of...

    NBU: Loss of Ukrainian banks shrinks by 4.3 times since year-start
    Dec03

    NBU: Loss of Ukrainian banks shrinks by 4.3 times since year-start

    The Ukrainian banks see losses at UAH 12.6 billion from the beginning of the year, which is 4.3 times less than in the previous year, the National Bank of Ukraine reported on its website. The total operating loss of Ukrainian banks amounted to UAH 12.6 billion in January-October 2016, which is 4.3 times lower than in the same period last year at...

    Ukraine asks Interpol to launch international search for ”Scythian gold”
    Dec03

    Ukraine asks Interpol to launch international search for ”Scythian gold”

    Pechersk District Court of Kyiv ordered to seize the ”Scythian gold”, which was exhibited at the expo in the Netherlands titled Crimea – the golden island in the Black Sea, as reported by the press service of the Prosecutor`s Office of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea. In addition, a copy of the court order was forwarded to Interpol with a...

    Ukrainian delegation to work toward holding NATO PA meeting in Kyiv in next few years – Gerashchenko
    Dec03

    Ukrainian delegation to work toward holding NATO PA meeting in Kyiv in next few years – Gerashchenko

    The Ukrainian delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly will be working toward ensuring that a session of the organization is held in Kyiv in the next few years, according to First Deputy Chairperson of the Verkhovna Rada Iryna Gerashchenko. ”We offered to hold a meeting of the Parliamentary Assembly in Ukraine,” she wrote on Facebook,...

    Ukraine refuses to pay compensation for Belavia plane`s return – media
    Dec03

    Ukraine refuses to pay compensation for Belavia plane`s return – media

    UkSATSE, the Ukrainian air traffic controller, is not holding negotiations with Belarusian air carrier Belavia on any compensation for the return of their passenger jet, which was heading to Minsk, back to Kyiv, that`s according to Belavia`s response to the request of the Ukrainian media, Belarus Partisan outlet reports. The report says the...

    Ukraine informs NATO on signs of possible transporting chemical weapons from Syria to Crimea
    Dec03

    Ukraine informs NATO on signs of possible transporting chemical weapons from Syria to Crimea

    During their visit to NATO Headquarters, the Ukrainian delegation handed over the Allies information, which indicates possible transportation of chemical weapons from Syria to the occupied Crimea, head of Ukraine`s Permanent Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, MP Iryna Friz (BPP) has told UNIAN. ”We handed over an analytical report on...

    Slovakia to increase capacity for gas exports to Ukraine
    Dec03

    Slovakia to increase capacity for gas exports to Ukraine

    Slovakia`s gas operator Eustream has announced an increase of gas exports to Ukraine by 2.8 million cubic meters, according to the company`s report. The operator of Slovakia`s gas transportation system, Eustream, will increase capacity for gas transmission to Ukraine in the first quarter of 2017 by 2.8 million cubic meters per day, the company...

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