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    Donbas militants have more tanks, artillery than German army – Poroshenko
    Oct14

    Donbas militants have more tanks, artillery than German army – Poroshenko

    The Russian-backed militants in the eastern region of Donbass have more tanks and artillery units than German Bundeswehr, the Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko claims in his latest article for Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper, Ukraine Today reports. Over 700 Russian battle tanks, 1250 artillery systems, 1000 armored carriers and 300...

    Poroshenko congratulates Ukrainian defenders, tells how many soldiers killed in Donbas
    Oct14

    Poroshenko congratulates Ukrainian defenders, tells how many soldiers killed in Donbas

    ”October 14 symbolizes inextricable link of many generations of defenders of Ukraine. The Day of Defender of Ukraine was consecrated by blood of our soldiers and tears of mothers,” Petro Poroshenko said at the ceremony of taking oath by students of Ivan Bohun Military Lyceum of Kyiv on the Day of Defender of Ukraine, according to an UNIAN...

    Ukraine warns of blackouts in winter citing high-cost power generation
    Oct14

    Ukraine warns of blackouts in winter citing high-cost power generation

    Acting Director of state-run company Ukrenergo Vsevolod Kovalchuk does not rule out power blackouts during the winter period because of a high price of coal and gas, according to Ukraine`s weekly newspaper Zerkalo Nedeli. Kovalchuk noted that in case of a coal deficit, gas and fuel fed power units at the Zaporizhia and Trypilska thermal power...

    Ukroboronprom showcases new long-range ANSER drone
    Oct14

    Ukroboronprom showcases new long-range ANSER drone

    State-run Ukrainian SpetsTechnoExport, which is part of Ukraine`s state-owned defense giant Ukroboronprom, has showcased its new ANSER drone at the 13th international specialized exhibition ”Arms and Security 2016,” held in Kyiv, according to Ukroboronprom`s press service. This unmanned aerial vehicle is distinguished by the ability to fly for...

    Poroshenko, Merkel discuss acceleration of EU visa waiver for Ukrainians
    Oct14

    Poroshenko, Merkel discuss acceleration of EU visa waiver for Ukrainians

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko during a telephone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel Thursday discussed the acceleration of a process of granting Ukraine a visa-free regime and the ratification of the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement, according to the president`s press service. ”The president of Ukraine and the German...

    Ukraine`s Deputy Foreign Minister: West does not want Putin cornered
    Oct14

    Ukraine`s Deputy Foreign Minister: West does not want Putin cornered

    Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Olena Zerkal has said she believes the West is afraid to have Vladimir Putin cornered because the Russian president has nuclear arms at his disposal, radiosvoboda.org reported Thursday. ”They are very afraid that Putin, once cornered, could use something they would have never used,” said Zerkal, according to...

    Ukrainian largest gas producer, aims to boost gas extraction to 15 bcm in 2017
    Oct14

    Ukrainian largest gas producer, aims to boost gas extraction to 15 bcm in 2017

    Oleh Prokhorenko, CEO of Ukrgasvydobuvannia, the country`s largest gas producer, has stated that the company plans to boost the next years` production of natural gas by 500-600 million cubic meters (mcm) compared to 2016 production targets, to 15 billion cubic meters (bcm). ”Next year, we plan to increase gas production by 500-600 mcm from the...

    Ammo cache found in central Kyiv on route of Defender Day march
    Oct14

    Ammo cache found in central Kyiv on route of Defender Day march

    Kyiv law enforcers have revealed a cache of ammunition in an abandoned building on Hrushevskoho Street, according to Zoryan Shkiryak, the adviser to the minister of interior. ”Just now, the Kyiv National Police Department and the SB Security Service have found in the city center, in the non-residential premises on Hrushevskoho Street an...

    Lawyer of Ukrainian journalist not allowed to leave Russia
    Oct14

    Lawyer of Ukrainian journalist not allowed to leave Russia

    Mark Feygin, the Russian lawyer of Ukrainian journalist Roman Suchchenko, was not allowed to leave the Russian Federation for a business trip to attend a forum in Vilnius. ”Well, that`s what I was trying to say. I am not allowed to leave the country for a Free Russia Forum in Vilnius. They say  I am in some kind of database..,” the lawyer wrote...

    OSCE SMM reports over 500 explosions near Mariupol
    Oct14

    OSCE SMM reports over 500 explosions near Mariupol

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine has stated in its report for October 12 that the monitors spotted over 500 explosions in the area of the Ukrainian-controlled strategic port city of Mariupol in eastern Ukraine. ”The SMM recorded more ceasefire violations in Donetsk region compared with the previous reporting period,” reads the...

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