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    Ukraine begins receiving documents for production of biometric passports
    Jan12

    Ukraine begins receiving documents for production of biometric passports

    The State Migration Service of Ukraine has started receiving documents for the production of biometric passports for traveling abroad. The spokesperson for the State Migration Service, Serhiy Hunko, told this to Ukrinform on Monday. “Today the points for processing biometric passports began to work,” he said. He recalled that 30...

    Entry into Donbas conflict zone possible only with special permit
    Jan12

    Entry into Donbas conflict zone possible only with special permit

    From now on entering and leaving the parts of the Donbas conflict zone is only possible through seven corridors by obtaining special permits, Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense reported, with reference to the press center of the antiterrorist operation. According to the press center, effective from January 11, 2015 a person can get into the...

    European leaders support idea of pan-European TV channel – Poroshenko
    Jan12

    European leaders support idea of pan-European TV channel – Poroshenko

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that European leaders, whom he met in Paris, supported Ukraine’s idea of launching a pan-European Russian-language television channel to counter Russia’s propaganda. The president said during a meeting with the Ukrainian community in Paris that the channel could be launched in May 2015....

    Gunmen shell Ukrainian positions 63 times in past 24 hours
    Jan12

    Gunmen shell Ukrainian positions 63 times in past 24 hours

    Russian-backed militants continue to violate the ceasefire regime by firing at the positions of Ukrainian military. Terrorists have carried out 63 attacks over the past 24 hours, including 22 since 18.00 on Sunday, the press center for the anti-terrorist operation has reported on Facebook. “Near Donetsk, terrorists fired with mortars at the...

    Berlin to host meeting of foreign ministers in Normandy format
    Jan12

    Berlin to host meeting of foreign ministers in Normandy format

    The foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany will meet in Berlin today, on January 12. This meeting takes place a few days before possible negotiations in the Normandy format in Astana, which will be attended by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and Russian...

    Eastern Ukraine receives humanitarian aid from Kazakhstan
    Jan12

    Eastern Ukraine receives humanitarian aid from Kazakhstan

    Humanitarian aid from Kazakhstan arrived last Saturday at the city of Severodonetsk located in Luhansk region, the government portal has reported. “The shipping list for six train cars includes food such as almost 128,000 cans of meat, 40 tonnes of sugar, 150 tonnes of buckwheat, 36,000 liters of sunflower oil. Humanitarian aid for...

    Gas blast in Izmayil city cafe injures more than 15
    Jan12

    Gas blast in Izmayil city cafe injures more than 15

    A powerful blast rocked a downtown cafe in Izmayil, a city in Odesa region, last Sunday afternoon. Timer online news media reports the explosion occurred at around 15.45 at the Fountain cafe, located between Pobeda movie theater and a school near the Holy Protection cathedral. The building was devastated by raging fire that injured people....

    Poroshenko meets in Paris with Ukrainian community in France, Canada and Belgium
    Jan12

    Poroshenko meets in Paris with Ukrainian community in France, Canada and Belgium

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, in the conclusion of his unofficial visit to France on the occasion of participation in the Unity March, has met in Paris with representatives of the Ukrainian community in France, Canada and Belgium. The president thanked the Ukrainian diaspora for their support of Ukraine, an Ukrinform correspondent...

    More than 4,800 people killed in eastern Ukraine – UN
    Jan12

    More than 4,800 people killed in eastern Ukraine – UN

    At least 4,808 people have been killed as a result of the hostilities in Donbas since April 2014. This is stated in a report of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs published on Sunday. “From mid-April 2014 to 6 January 2015, at least 4,808 people have been killed (including 298 from flight MH-17) and 10,468 wounded in...

    Poroshenko hopes visas will be cancelled at summit in Riga
    Jan12

    Poroshenko hopes visas will be cancelled at summit in Riga

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has met with Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics, who made his first visit to Ukraine as head of the foreign ministry of the country that took over EU presidency from January 1, 2015, the presidential press service has reported. “The president expressed hope for the successful holding of the...

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