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    Merkel to meet with Yatseniuk after Orthodox Christmas
    Jan05

    Merkel to meet with Yatseniuk after Orthodox Christmas

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk this week. German government spokesman Steffen Seibert said this on Monday, according to a statement posted on the chancellor’s website. Merkel plans to meet with Yatseniuk at noon on Thursday, January 8. The main topic of their talks will be bilateral...

    More than third of Ukrainians support shooting of corrupt officials
    Jan05

    More than third of Ukrainians support shooting of corrupt officials

    About 80% of Ukrainians believe that the level of corruption in the country has not decreased over the last year, according to a poll conducted by Kyiv International Institute of Sociology at the request of ZN.ua news website. In particular, 47.3% of respondents believe that the level of corruption has remained unchanged, 31.8% of respondents...

    Donetsk residents receive Ukrainian humanitarian aid
    Jan05

    Donetsk residents receive Ukrainian humanitarian aid

    Two trucks with humanitarian aid donated by a religious organization for Donetsk residents crossed over the checkpoint near the town of Kurakhove. Andriy Lysenko, ATO spokesman, announced the news at a Monday press conference, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. “Trucks delivered ten tonnes of food, including canned meat and fish, grain...

    Ukraine ups gas imports from Europe by 59%
    Jan05

    Ukraine ups gas imports from Europe by 59%

    Ukraine imported 5.1 billion cubic meters of natural gas from Europe in 2014, which was 59%, or three billion cubic meters, more than in 2013, PJSC Ukrtransgaz’s press service has reported. “Natural gas imports from Europe increased due to the opening of the Slovak supply route. In this regard, the largest amount of natural gas was...

    Militant attacks became more frequent yesterday – Lysenko
    Jan05

    Militant attacks became more frequent yesterday – Lysenko

    During the last day Russian-backed terrorists shelled Ukrainian military more frequently, including with the use of tanks and artillery. Anti-terroristic operation spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing on Monday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “For the last day the number of armed provocations and shelling by militants...

    Odesa police probe latest explosion
    Jan05

    Odesa police probe latest explosion

    The crime scene investigation team of Primorsky district police station in Odesa and explosives experts are probing the explosion circumstances at the office for coordinating anti-terrorist operation assistance center that went off at around 23.00 on Sunday, January 4. It has been announced by Volodymyr Shabliyenko, the Head of Public Relations...

    No casualties among Ukrainian military in ATO zone over past 24 hours
    Jan05

    No casualties among Ukrainian military in ATO zone over past 24 hours

    The anti-terrorist operation (ATO) forces have not lost a single serviceman in eastern Ukraine over the past 24 hours, but one soldier has been wounded. ATO spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing on Monday, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. “No Ukrainian serviceman has been killed over the past 24 hours, and only one has...

    Yarema leaves for anti-terrorist operation area
    Jan05

    Yarema leaves for anti-terrorist operation area

    Ukrainian Prosecutor General Vitaliy Yarema will meet with the staff of the prosecutor’s offices of Donetsk, Luhansk regions and military prosecutors in the anti-terrorist operation area on Monday, January 5, the public and media liaisons department of the Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s Office has reported. “Ukrainian Prosecutor...

    Anti-terrorist operation forces to receive 100 more units of military equipment – Poroshenko
    Jan05

    Anti-terrorist operation forces to receive 100 more units of military equipment – Poroshenko

    Another hundred units of equipment for the needs of the Ukrainian army will be transferred at a military training ground near Zhytomyr on Monday, January 5. President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said this during a meeting with the heads of law enforcement agencies, the presidential press service reported. In addition, Poroshenko discussed with...

    Economy minister appoints Estonian as his advisor
    Jan05

    Economy minister appoints Estonian as his advisor

    Managing Director at the Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association Jaanika Merilo has been appointed an advisor to Ukrainian Economic Development and Trade Minister Aivaras Abromavicius, the press service of the Ukrainian Economic Development and Trade Ministry has reported. “I am pleased to welcome a new member of our team...

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