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    Day of mourning declared in Ukraine
    Jan15

    Day of mourning declared in Ukraine

    January 15 is declared a day of mourning in Ukraine for those who have been killed in the anti-terrorist operation zone and, in particular, for the Volnovakha victims. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said this during a meeting with the governors on Wednesday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “I have decided to declare January 15...

    Ministry of Information Policy created
    Jan14

    Ministry of Information Policy created

    The Cabinet of Ministers has adopted a decree on the establishment of the Ministry of Information Policy and adoption of its activities, the Governmental portal reported. “The key tasks of the Ministry are: countering Russia’s information aggression, development of the country’s information policy strategy and the concept of...

    Poroshenko signs decree on new wave of mobilization
    Jan14

    Poroshenko signs decree on new wave of mobilization

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed the decree on the next wave of mobilization during the meeting with the governors on Wednesday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. The total number of conscripts within the fourth wave will reach about 50 thousand people. Moreover, according to first deputy chief of main defense and mobilization...

    The war in Ukraine to last until parties wear out – Chinese Professor
    Jan14

    The war in Ukraine to last until parties wear out – Chinese Professor

    The Donbas conflict in Ukraine cannot be resolved by using military force; it can only be resolved by political means. The parties will simply not be able to fight any longer, reaching that state of exhaustion. Director of the Institute of Contemporary International Relations at Peking University, Tsinghua Professor Yan Xuetong said as quoted in...

    Rada terminates MP mandates of Turchynov, Kovalchuk and Pavlenko
    Jan14

    Rada terminates MP mandates of Turchynov, Kovalchuk and Pavlenko

    Secretary of the National Security Council Oleksandr Turchynov, First Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration Vitaliy Kovalchuk and Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration Rostyslav Pavlenko were terminated of their deputy powers. [Ukrainian MPs may not take official positions in other branches of government without giving up their...

    Amendments to Constitution on judicial reform may be approved already this year
    Jan14

    Amendments to Constitution on judicial reform may be approved already this year

    Amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine on judicial system will be introduced this year. This was announced by deputy head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine, coordinator of the Council for judicial reform Oleksiy Filatov at press briefing on Wednesday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “We wish these amendments (to the...

    MPs prepare special procedure for Russian journalists’ accreditation
    Jan14

    MPs prepare special procedure for Russian journalists’ accreditation

    The Verkhovna Rada committee on freedom of speech and information decided to establish a working group to draft legislative changes to the procedure of accreditation of the Russian media in the Ukrainian parliament. The decision was taken at the committee’s meeting, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “We need to establish a working...

    Talks in Astana depend on Putin – Foreign Mimistry
    Jan14

    Talks in Astana depend on Putin – Foreign Mimistry

    The scheduled talks of the leaders of the “Normandy Four” countries in Astana depend on the position of Russian President Vladimir Putin and his readiness to start the implementation of the Minsk agreements. Ambassador at Large of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry Dmytro Kuleba said this in an interview to Radio Liberty, an Ukrinform...

    MPs ask the world to declare DNR, LNR terrorist organizations
    Jan14

    MPs ask the world to declare DNR, LNR terrorist organizations

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the appeal to the European Parliament, the PACE, the national parliaments and the governments of the EU member states, the USA, Canada, Japan, Australia regarding the mass execution of people by terrorists near Volnovakha, Donetsk region. 241 MPs voted for the corresponding decision, an Ukrinform...

    European Commission proposes to harmonize new natural gas price for Ukraine by winter’s end
    Jan14

    European Commission proposes to harmonize new natural gas price for Ukraine by winter’s end

    Vice-President of the European Commission’s Energy Union Maros Sefcovic calls for the discussion of summer schedule of natural gas deliveries from Russia to Ukraine and conclusion of agreement at earliest convenience by the end of winter, he said in an interview with RIA Novosti news agency, responding to a question whether he would soon...

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