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    Ukrainian ATO troops under gunmen’s evening fire 11 times
    Jan06

    Ukrainian ATO troops under gunmen’s evening fire 11 times

    Ukrainian anti-terrorist operation troops dislocations were shelled 11 times by gunmen using all types of weapons, including artillery fire thrice, last evening. The ATO press center reports the news on its Facebook page. “New terminal at Donetsk airport and our positions on the outskirts of Maryinka were under gunmen’s small arms...

    12 National Guard soldiers killed, 22 injured in road accident
    Jan06

    12 National Guard soldiers killed, 22 injured in road accident

    Twelve National Guard soldiers that were traveling for rotation were killed and 22 more were injured in a road accident in Donetsk region late on Monday, January 5. The public liaisons department of the Ukrainian Interior Ministry’s main office in Donetsk region reported this on Tuesday, January 6. “Twelve soldiers were killed and 22...

    Berlin doubts Astana meeting to take place on January 15
    Jan05

    Berlin doubts Astana meeting to take place on January 15

    Official Berlin is not certain whether the “Normandy Four” meeting scheduled for January 15 in Astana takes place. The official Bundestag representative, Steffen Seibert, expressed his doubts, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. “I cannot say yet whether the meeting occurs and if it does occur, when such a meeting will be held....

    Foreign Ministry confirms ministers could meet in ‘Normandy format’
    Jan05

    Foreign Ministry confirms ministers could meet in ‘Normandy format’

    The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has confirmed that a meeting in the “Normandy format” could be held at the ministerial level. Foreign Ministry spokesman Yevhen Perebyinis said this in comments to Ukrinform. “The possibility of a ministerial meeting is being considered, but now I cannot name the date yet. It depends on...

    Several dozen prisoners could be released this week – SBU
    Jan05

    Several dozen prisoners could be released this week – SBU

    Several more dozen people could be released from terrorist captivity in Donbas this week. The head of the central investigation department of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU), Vasyl Vovk, told this to the Ukrainska Pravda online newspaper. “This week, at least, we are planning to release several more dozen people. We know that they...

    PrivatBank restricts certain card transactions
    Jan05

    PrivatBank restricts certain card transactions

    PrivatBank has imposed temporary restrictions on certain transactions where the hryvnia is being converted because of the official and market exchange rate discrepancy for the national currency. Dmytro Dubilet, PrivatBank’s chief of information technologies, wrote the announcement on his Facebook page. “Some foreign stores while...

    Merkel to meet with Yatseniuk after Orthodox Christmas
    Jan05

    Merkel to meet with Yatseniuk after Orthodox Christmas

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk this week. German government spokesman Steffen Seibert said this on Monday, according to a statement posted on the chancellor’s website. Merkel plans to meet with Yatseniuk at noon on Thursday, January 8. The main topic of their talks will be bilateral...

    More than third of Ukrainians support shooting of corrupt officials
    Jan05

    More than third of Ukrainians support shooting of corrupt officials

    About 80% of Ukrainians believe that the level of corruption in the country has not decreased over the last year, according to a poll conducted by Kyiv International Institute of Sociology at the request of ZN.ua news website. In particular, 47.3% of respondents believe that the level of corruption has remained unchanged, 31.8% of respondents...

    Donetsk residents receive Ukrainian humanitarian aid
    Jan05

    Donetsk residents receive Ukrainian humanitarian aid

    Two trucks with humanitarian aid donated by a religious organization for Donetsk residents crossed over the checkpoint near the town of Kurakhove. Andriy Lysenko, ATO spokesman, announced the news at a Monday press conference, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. “Trucks delivered ten tonnes of food, including canned meat and fish, grain...

    Ukraine ups gas imports from Europe by 59%
    Jan05

    Ukraine ups gas imports from Europe by 59%

    Ukraine imported 5.1 billion cubic meters of natural gas from Europe in 2014, which was 59%, or three billion cubic meters, more than in 2013, PJSC Ukrtransgaz’s press service has reported. “Natural gas imports from Europe increased due to the opening of the Slovak supply route. In this regard, the largest amount of natural gas was...

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