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    Merkel speaks in favor of new negotiations on South Stream
    Dec16

    Merkel speaks in favor of new negotiations on South Stream

    Germany and Bulgaria stand for holding new negotiations with Russia on construction of the gas pipeline South Stream, based on a number of bilateral agreements, concluded by Moscow with the EU since 2006. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said after a meeting with Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, DW reports. “All open issues, related to the...

    Turchynov to head National Security and Defense Council – source
    Dec16

    Turchynov to head National Security and Defense Council – source

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has decided to appoint Oleksandr Turchynov secretary of the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC), a source in the Presidential Administration has told Ukrinform. According to the source, the head of state will introduce the new chief to the NSDC staff at 11.30. As reported, Andriy Parubiy...

    EU says when it will provide financial support to Ukraine
    Dec16

    EU says when it will provide financial support to Ukraine

    Brussels will support Kyiv financially only if the necessary economic and political reforms are conducted in Ukraine. This is stated in a press release following the first inaugural meeting of the EU-Ukraine Association Council. “The Association Council acknowledged the importance of intensifying much needed political and economic reforms...

    Airports of Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk operating now – Selezniov
    Dec16

    Airports of Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk operating now – Selezniov

    Airports of Kharkiv and Dnipropetrovsk, closed since December 13 for flights, have already resumed their work. Antiterrorist measures still continue at the Zaporizhzhia airport. Acting chief of the press service of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Vladyslav Selezniov told a briefing in Kyiv, Ukrinform’s correspondent...

    Ukraine, EU reaffirm course for visa-free travel
    Dec16

    Ukraine, EU reaffirm course for visa-free travel

    The EU-Ukraine Association Council, which began its work on December 15, has confirmed the determination of both parties to achieve a visa-free regime provided that conditions for well-managed and secure mobility are in place. This is stated in a press release following the first inaugural meeting of the council. “[The Association Council]...

    Terrorists shell Ukrainian positions nine times over past 24 hours
    Dec16

    Terrorists shell Ukrainian positions nine times over past 24 hours

    The situation in the anti-terrorist operation zone in eastern Ukraine has not changed dramatically over the past 24 hours, with terrorists firing nine times at the positions of Ukrainian security forces, the press center for the anti-terrorist operation has reported. “Nine instances of shelling by terrorists have been recorded,” reads...

    Russian ruble tops world’s fall rating
    Dec16

    Russian ruble tops world’s fall rating

    Having fallen since the beginning of the year by 74%, the Russian ruble against the dollar is worth 58.35 RUB/USD today, December 16, Russian Izvestia reports. “According to the Central Bank’s rate, as of Tuesday, December 16, the dollar is 58.35 RUB/USD, the euro – 72.66 RUB/EUR,” the publication writes. The Russian source cites...

    Militants pull back tanks from Bakhmutka area
    Dec16

    Militants pull back tanks from Bakhmutka area

    Militants are pulling back armored vehicles from the front line in the area of the T-1303 Bakhmutka highway in Ukraine’s Luhansk region. Information Resistance group leader Dmytro Tymchuk reported this on his Facebook page. “In the area of the Bakhmutka highway armored vehicles and self-propelled howitzers of militants were seen...

    Poroshenko talks with Biden about support for Ukraine
    Dec16

    Poroshenko talks with Biden about support for Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has welcomed the adoption by the U.S. Congress of the Ukraine Freedom Support Act, which was tabled in the Congress during the Ukrainian president’s visit to the United States on September 18. Poroshenko said this during a phone conversation with U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden, the presidential press...

    Ukrainian partisans attack communications center of Russian troops
    Dec16

    Ukrainian partisans attack communications center of Russian troops

    Ukrainian partisans have attacked a communications center of Russian troops north of Novoazovsk in Ukraine’s Donetsk region. Information Resistance group leader Dmytro Tymchuk reported this on his Facebook page. “Combat clashes occurred north of Novoazovsk – pro-Ukrainian partisans attacked a communications center of Russian...

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