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    NSDC names seven ‘corridors’ from anti-terrorist operation zone
    Jan06

    NSDC names seven ‘corridors’ from anti-terrorist operation zone

    Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) has identified seven transport corridors from the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) zone. ATO spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing on Tuesday. “Seven routes for entering and leaving the occupied territory have been determined,” he said, adding that the movement of...

    Flanders provides aid to Ukraine
    Jan06

    Flanders provides aid to Ukraine

    The Government of Flanders, the region of Belgium, granted 82,500 euros for protecting human rights and democracy in Ukraine. The Government of Flanders reported the news to Ukrinform’s own correspondent in Brussels. “In response to the ongoing security crisis in Ukraine, the Council of Europe has developed an Immediate Measures...

    ‘Normandy Four’ ministers to hold talks on January 9
    Jan06

    ‘Normandy Four’ ministers to hold talks on January 9

    The foreign ministers of Ukraine, Germany, France and Russia will discuss the situation in Ukraine on January 9. Director of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry’s Policy and Communications Department Oleksiy Makeyev wrote this on his Twitter page. The diplomat said that the ministers could hold talks by phone. Makeyev said that the ministers...

    Ukraine halves Russian gas imports in 2014
    Jan06

    Ukraine halves Russian gas imports in 2014

    Ukraine has reduced Russian gas imports by almost half to 14.5 billion cubic meters in 2014. The Russian gas share in the overall imports balance fell to 36.2%. The press service of Ukraine’s gas transit system operator JSC Ukrtransgaz reports. “Ukraine imported 14.5 billion cubic meters from Russia for its needs in 2014 or 11.3...

    About 20-25% of Defense Ministry money stolen – Biriukov
    Jan06

    About 20-25% of Defense Ministry money stolen – Biriukov

    About 20-25% of money allocated to the Ukrainian Defense Ministry is currently being stolen. Presidential advisor and assistant to the defense minister Yuriy Biriukov has said this on Channel 5, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “According to estimates, about 20-25% of money is stolen now,” Biriukov said. He noted that the military...

    Berlin says talks in Normandy format are constructive
    Jan06

    Berlin says talks in Normandy format are constructive

    Berlin thinks the talks in the Normandy format that took place in the German capital on Monday are constructive, but they also leave many questions unanswered. Such an assessment was given by the German Federal Foreign Office, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. The talks were “constructive and led to some progress, but the answers to many...

    Russian army jams Ukraine’s army frequencies
    Jan06

    Russian army jams Ukraine’s army frequencies

    Russian army stations conducting electronic warfare jam Ukrainian troops’ operating frequencies in Donbas. Coordinator of the Information Resistance Dmytro Tymchuk reported the news on his Facebook account. “To the north of Starobesheve town we traced the Russian army’s electronic warfare (EW) work station. The EW station...

    Department of State: ‘Normandy format’ an opportunity to implement Minsk agreements
    Jan06

    Department of State: ‘Normandy format’ an opportunity to implement Minsk agreements

    The United States positively assesses the possibility of a meeting in the Normandy format in Astana if it contributes to the process of peaceful settlement of the conflict in eastern Ukraine, envisaged in the Minsk agreements. U.S. State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki said this at a press briefing in Washington on Monday, an Ukrinform...

    Lithuania and UK to convene UN Security Council meeting on situation in Ukraine
    Jan06

    Lithuania and UK to convene UN Security Council meeting on situation in Ukraine

    The UN Security Council may hold a meeting on the situation in Ukraine in January. President of the Security Council Cristian Barros Melet said this, the official website of the United Nations reported in Twitter. “In January, the UN Security Council may hold a meeting on the situation in Ukraine at the request of delegations of the United...

    Kherson’s city economy books $27 million foreign investments loss
    Jan06

    Kherson’s city economy books $27 million foreign investments loss

    Foreign investors withdrew their $27 million which they had previously invested into the Kherson city economy. Deputy head of economic development department at the city council Olena Yaryha announced the news at a meeting of the city council last Monday, an UKRINFORM correspondent reports. “We face the following fact: $27 million outflow...

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