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    Ukraine mines part of Azov Sea coast
    Dec31

    Ukraine mines part of Azov Sea coast

    Combat engineers in southern Donetsk region have worked out the task of countering enemy landing from the sea and protecting the coastline near an important facility, anti-terrorist operation (ATO) spokesman Leonid Matiukhin has said. “Combat engineers, in the composition of two mobile obstacle detachments, have laid dozens of anti-landing...

    Merkel speaks about Ukraine and Europe’s unity in her New Year’s address
    Dec31

    Merkel speaks about Ukraine and Europe’s unity in her New Year’s address

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said in her New Year’s address that the unity of Europe is the key to resolving the Ukrainian crisis. “We strive to achieve the security in Europe together with Russia, not against Russia,” she said, speaking on Wednesday, December 31. But there is also no doubt that “Europe could not...

    NATO extends contract for use of Antonov aircraft
    Dec31

    NATO extends contract for use of Antonov aircraft

    The NATO Support Agency has extended a contract with Ruslan SALIS GmbH for strategic transportation in the interests of NATO and EU countries until the end of 2016, the press service of the Antonov State Enterprise has reported. “The customer’s decision is based on eight years of experience of effective work on the Antonov-124-100...

    Militants retreat from Donetsk airport
    Dec31

    Militants retreat from Donetsk airport

    Units of militants involved in the latest attacks on the positions of Ukrainian troops in the Donetsk airport area, leaving cover on the frontline, have moved back to their positions. Information Resistance group leader Dmytro Tymchuk reported this on his Facebook page. “Earlier, Russian-terrorist troops for two days were trying to break...

    Enemy opened fire on Ukrainian positions 11 times last night – Matiukhin
    Dec31

    Enemy opened fire on Ukrainian positions 11 times last night – Matiukhin

    The situation in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) zone in eastern Ukraine did not change significantly last night, although militants fired at Ukrainian military positions 11 times, ATO spokesman Leonid Matiukhin has reported on Facebook. “The militants continued armed provocations, firing at Ukrainian servicemen with small arms, grenade...

    Russians move artillery and armored vehicles to buffer zone
    Dec31

    Russians move artillery and armored vehicles to buffer zone

    The command of the Russian-terrorist forces continues to deploy artillery and armored vehicles in the Pervomaisk-Artemivsk direction near the buffer zone, Information Resistance group leader Dmytro Tymchuk has reported on his Facebook page. “The arrival of another artillery battalion (two batteries of cannon artillery (14 units) and one...

    Yatseniuk: Enterprises now interested to raise wages by 2.5 times
    Dec30

    Yatseniuk: Enterprises now interested to raise wages by 2.5 times

    Bringing wages “out of the shadows” will allow enterprises to reduce the payment of social security tax by three times. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said this at a press conference on Tuesday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “If the company brings wages out of the shadows and begins to pay more than it paid in...

    Ukraine accumulates 1.4 million tonnes of coal, resumes supply – Yatseniuk
    Dec30

    Ukraine accumulates 1.4 million tonnes of coal, resumes supply – Yatseniuk

    Ukraine has accumulated 1.4 million tonnes of coal in its storage facilities and gradually resumes coal supplies. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said this at a press conference on Tuesday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “As for the remainder of coal – the amount of coal consumption and the coal that we get has...

    Yatseniuk expects gas price at $340 and even lower
    Dec30

    Yatseniuk expects gas price at $340 and even lower

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk expects a drop in the gas price for Ukraine next year. He said this at a press conference on Tuesday. “Now we are expecting the gas price at $340 [per 1,000 cubic meters] for the first quarter of the next year, and possibly even lower,” he said, linking a potential drop in gas prices to the...

    One in four Ukrainians expects improvement in a year – survey
    Dec30

    One in four Ukrainians expects improvement in a year – survey

    Almost one in four residents of Ukraine – 24.1% – expects drastic changes in the country in not earlier than a year, according to a survey conducted by Kyiv International Institute of Sociology at the request of ZN.UA. One in five citizens of Ukraine – 21.5% – has lost faith that some order could be brought to the country....

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