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    Poroshenko talked to Putin, but there were no threats – Presidential Administration
    Nov27

    Poroshenko talked to Putin, but there were no threats – Presidential Administration

    Ukraine’s Presidential Administration has denied reports that Russian President Vladimir Putin made any threats during his conversation with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. Head of the Information Department at the Presidential Administration Iryna Friz wrote this on her Facebook page. “Officially. Yesterday, Russian Ambassador...

    MPs planning to form government next month
    Nov27

    MPs planning to form government next month

    Ukrainian MPs are planning to vote for the appointment of the prime minister and the parliament speaker at today’s meeting of the Verkhovna Rada and complete talks on the government composition by next Tuesday, December 2. The head of the Bloc of Petro Poroshenko faction in parliament, Yuriy Lutsenko, said this in the Verkhovna Rada on...

    New parliament opens first meeting, MPs sworn-in
    Nov27

    New parliament opens first meeting, MPs sworn-in

    The inaugural first meeting of the Verkhovna Rada of the eighth convocation has opened. The meeting is attended by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, as well as former Presidents Leonid Kravchuk, Leonid Kuchma and Viktor Yushchenko. The newly elected MPs simultaneously took the oath of office.

    OSCE monitors come under fire in Donbas, U.S. points to militants
    Nov27

    OSCE monitors come under fire in Donbas, U.S. points to militants

    Washington has condemned an attack by pro-Russian separatists on members of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine in the area of the anti-terrorist operation in Donbas. A respective statement was released by the U.S. Department of State on Wednesday evening, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “The United States condemns the...

    Situation in Donbas conflict zone tense – 50 attacks over past 24 hours
    Nov27

    Situation in Donbas conflict zone tense – 50 attacks over past 24 hours

    Terrorists have violated the terms of the ceasefire in the Donbas conflict zone 50 times over the past 24 hours, the press center for the anti-terrorist operation has reported. “Over the past 24 hours the situation in the area of the anti-terrorist operation has remained tense. Militants and Russian mercenaries do not leave attempts to...

    Poroshenko had a hard talk with Putin – media
    Nov27

    Poroshenko had a hard talk with Putin – media

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko had a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin on November 26. At 22:00, journalists who were waiting for the completion of a meeting of the Bloc of Petro Poroshenko faction saw Russian Ambassador to Ukraine Mikhail Zurabov leaving the building of the Presidential Administration, the...

    Terrorists kill two civilians
    Nov27

    Terrorists kill two civilians

    Two civilians have been killed and eight more have been wounded over the past 24 hours as a result of terrorist shelling in Donbas, the press center for the anti-terrorist operation has reported. “Over the past 24 hours the anti-terrorist operation headquarters has received reports of two deceased and eight wounded civilians. Bandits fired...

    Government sacks deputy minister for permitting electricity imports from Russia
    Nov26

    Government sacks deputy minister for permitting electricity imports from Russia

    The Cabinet of Ministers at a meeting on Wednesday dismissed Ukrainian Deputy Energy and Coal Industry Minister Vadym Ulyda. Minister of the Cabinet of Ministers Ostap Semerak told this to reporters on Wednesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “We responded to the Energy and Coal Industry Ministry’s decision to approve...

    Russian special services planned to hijack military aircraft in Mykolaiv – SBU
    Nov26

    Russian special services planned to hijack military aircraft in Mykolaiv – SBU

    The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has detained a resident of Mykolaiv recruited by the Russian special services who had to get into contact with a military pilot and persuade him into hijacking a plane from the Kulbakyne airport. SBU spokesperson Olena Hitlianska said this at a briefing on Wednesday. “The Russian special forces tasked...

    Yatseniuk still believes in Minsk agreements
    Nov26

    Yatseniuk still believes in Minsk agreements

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk has said he is convinced that the Minsk agreements may still lead to a peaceful settlement of the situation in Donbas. He said this at a cabinet meeting on Wednesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “The Minsk protocol is a 12-point plan that can still bring peace to Ukraine and stop Russian...

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