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    Lavrov says Geneva format of talks on Ukraine a closed chapter
    Nov19

    Lavrov says Geneva format of talks on Ukraine a closed chapter

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said that the Geneva format (Ukraine, Russia, the U.S. and the EU) of talks on the settlement of the situation in eastern Ukraine is now a “closed chapter.” He said this in the Russian State Duma on Wednesday, RIA Novosti reported. “The Geneva format is a closed chapter, because it was...

    Rada could begin its work on December 2 – Turchynov
    Nov19

    Rada could begin its work on December 2 – Turchynov

    Ukrainian Parliament Speaker Oleksandr Turchynov has said that the Verkhovna Rada of the eighth convocation could begin its work on December 2. He said this, while opening a meeting of the working group to prepare for the plenary sessions of the Verkhovna Rada of the eighth convocation, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “By law, after the...

    Ukraine’s Security and Defense Council ready for any actions by terrorists
    Nov19

    Ukraine’s Security and Defense Council ready for any actions by terrorists

    Ukraine is carefully following all developments in the area of the anti-terrorist operation, so Russian-terrorist forces will not be able to present a surprise. Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko told this to a Ukrinform correspondent. “All information is...

    U.S. senators urge Obama to give Ukraine weapons
    Nov19

    U.S. senators urge Obama to give Ukraine weapons

    U.S. Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham have called on U.S. President Barack Obama to give Ukraine lethal weapons to fight terrorists. They said this in a statement posted on McCain’s personal website, the Obozrevatel online newspaper reported. “The Obama Administration’s policy in Ukraine effectively amounts to an arms...

    Kremlin wants 100% guarantee that Ukraine won’t join NATO
    Nov19

    Kremlin wants 100% guarantee that Ukraine won’t join NATO

    Russia has called for “a 100% guarantee that no-one would think about Ukraine joining NATO.” Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said this in an interview with the BBC. According to Peskov, nobody has yet given such a guarantee, and this situation makes Moscow worry, makes it “troubled” and forces it to take...

    Nearly $1.5 bln on accounts of Yanukovych partners blocked
    Nov19

    Nearly $1.5 bln on accounts of Yanukovych partners blocked

    The total amount of the blocked funds on the accounts of 44 non-resident companies controlled by the “family” of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych is $1.42 billion, including $1.37 billion frozen in Ukraine and $49.51 million abroad. The State Service for Financial Monitoring of Ukraine has received such since March 2014,...

    Last night tense at Donetsk airport
    Nov19

    Last night tense at Donetsk airport

    The battle for the Donetsk airport, which is defended by Ukrainian soldiers, continued last night, the press center for the anti-terrorist operation has reported. “The battle for the Donetsk airport continued last night. Despite numerous attempts by terrorists to capture this strategic site, Ukrainian soldiers are holding [this...

    Steinmeier says separation of conflicting parties in Donbas ‘close enough’
    Nov19

    Steinmeier says separation of conflicting parties in Donbas ‘close enough’

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has said that the separation of territories of the conflicting parties in Donbas is a primary task that must be fulfilled within the Minsk agreements. He said this at a press conference in Moscow on Tuesday after a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Ukrinform’s correspondent...

    Two Ukrainian servicemen killed in Donbas
    Nov19

    Two Ukrainian servicemen killed in Donbas

    Two Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and 13 more have been injured in battles with terrorists over the past 24 hours, the press center for the anti-terrorist operation has reported. “Ukraine has lost two soldiers in battles with terrorists over the past 24 hours, and 13 more have sustained various injuries,” reads the report. The...

    Ukraine invites international observers to monitor gas transit from Russia
    Nov18

    Ukraine invites international observers to monitor gas transit from Russia

    Ukraine is ready to attract international observers to monitor and control the volume of Russian gas supplied to Europe. Naftogaz of Ukraine CEO Andriy Kobolev said this in Brussels on Tuesday, a Ukrinform correspondent in Brussels reported. “The Western media have been discussing for several months whether there are Russian troops in...

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