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    Bankova Street wants meeting of trilateral contact group
    Dec05

    Bankova Street wants meeting of trilateral contact group

    Ukrainian authorities are preparing for a new trilateral meeting of the Contact Group (Ukraine, Russia and the OSCE) on implementation of a peaceful plan for the country’s east, as there are specific questions for discussion. Deputy Head of Presidential Administration on Foreign Relations Valeriy Chaly told a briefing in Kyiv, a Ukrinform...

    Ukraine loses a quarter of international reserves in November
    Dec05

    Ukraine loses a quarter of international reserves in November

    Ukraine’s foreign exchange reserves as of December 1, 2014 amounted to $9.966 billion compared to $12.587 billion a month earlier, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has reported. “According to preliminary data as of December 1, 2014, Ukraine’s international reserves amounted to 9.966 billion U.S. dollars in equivalent,”...

    Justice Ministry prepares new complaints to Russia
    Dec05

    Justice Ministry prepares new complaints to Russia

    The Justice Ministry prepares a range of new complaints to international courts against the Russian Federation. Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko said Friday, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “Now we are preparing to submit a number of complaints to the International Court of Justice,” Petrenko said. He specified that legal representation...

    PABSEC General Assembly to meet in Athens on December 8-9
    Dec05

    PABSEC General Assembly to meet in Athens on December 8-9

    Athens will host a meeting of the 44th General Assembly of the PABSEC (Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation) on December 8-9, 2014. The main intrigue of the meeting will be the election of the secretary general of the organization and his deputy, and Ukraine has its candidates for these posts. The duties of the PABSEC...

    Cancelling of additional pensions to MPs and officials proposed to Rada
    Dec05

    Cancelling of additional pensions to MPs and officials proposed to Rada

    A draft law registered in the Verkhovna Rada, which envisages abolishment of additional pensions to MPs, government members, persons, who were awarded a title of “Merited.” The parliamentary website informs. As it is said in the explanatory note, the aim of the project is “renewal of social justice and overcoming of discrimination in the sphere...

    Cabinet simplifies procedure for recognition of ATO participants
    Dec05

    Cabinet simplifies procedure for recognition of ATO participants

    Government maximally simplified a somewhat tightened procedure for obtaining the status of ATO participant. Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak told reporters after awarding the best ATO soldiers, a Ukrinform correspondent reports “The decision has already been made … The mechanism was a bit lengthy, an appropriate decision was taken by...

    Situation in Ukraine’s eastern regions. Map
    Dec05

    Situation in Ukraine’s eastern regions. Map

    The situation in eastern Ukraine remains tense. Despite the declared ceasefire, terrorists continue to shell Ukrainian army positions. The map that reflects the situation in Donbas as of 12.00 on December 5 has been released by the information and analytical center of the National Security and Defense Council.

    Foreign Ministry calls on signatories of Budapest Memorandum to immediately restore Ukraine’s territorial integrity
    Dec05

    Foreign Ministry calls on signatories of Budapest Memorandum to immediately restore Ukraine’s territorial integrity

    The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has called on the signatory countries of the Budapest Memorandum to take immediate measures to restore the territorial integrity, sovereignty and peace in Ukraine, which have been violated by one of the signatories of the document – Russia. On the 20th anniversary of the signing of this memorandum the...

    Situation in Ukraine’s eastern regions. Map
    Dec05

    Situation in Ukraine’s eastern regions. Map

    The situation in eastern Ukraine remains tense. Despite the declared ceasefire, terrorists continue to shell Ukrainian army positions. The map that reflects the situation in Donbas as of 12.00 on December 5 has been released by the information and analytical center of the National Security and Defense Council.

    Russia may never get Mistral helicopter carriers – French defense minister
    Dec05

    Russia may never get Mistral helicopter carriers – French defense minister

    Paris may never transfer Mistral-class helicopter carriers to Russia. This was stated by French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, according to Le Figaro. “We may never transfer them. And the Russians are aware of this situation. The transfer cannot be considered in those stressful conditions in which we are today,” he said. As...

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