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    Deputies to be stripped of immunity already this year – Lutsenko
    Jan05

    Deputies to be stripped of immunity already this year – Lutsenko

    Parliamentary immunity will be cancelled in 2015 through the gradual introduction of amendments to the Constitution. Coordinator of the parliamentary coalition Yuriy Lutsenko said this in an interview, the Bloc of Petro Poroshenko’s press service reported. “We should get it [immunity] over with and I do not see any argument for...

    OSCE doubles its mission in Donbas
    Jan05

    OSCE doubles its mission in Donbas

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe plans to double the number of observers in its monitoring mission in Donbas before the end of January. OSCE spokesman Michael Bociurkiw said this, Radio Liberty reported. “The number of people in the monitoring mission will be increased from 250 to 500 to improve the security...

    21% of Ukrainians believe in voluntary return of Crimea – poll
    Jan05

    21% of Ukrainians believe in voluntary return of Crimea – poll

    More than 20% of Ukrainians believe that Russia-occupied Crimea could voluntary return to Ukraine in case of Ukraine’s turning into developed and economically attractive state, according to a poll conducted by the Kyiv International Institute of Sociology commissioned by ZN.ua news website. According to the survey, 18.5% of Ukrainians...

    Ukraine sends new ambassador to Germany
    Jan05

    Ukraine sends new ambassador to Germany

    Ukrainian Ambassador to Germany Andriy Melnyk has left for Berlin. He said this on his Twitter page. “I’m flying out to Berlin. A very important mission of promoting [Ukraine’s] national interests in Germany is ahead,” the ambassador wrote. He added that he was preparing for hard work. As reported, on December 19, 2014,...

    Merkel, Cameron to discuss situation in Ukraine
    Jan03

    Merkel, Cameron to discuss situation in Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit London on January 7 to discuss with British Prime Minister David Cameron the situation in Ukraine and the European economy. The spokespersons of the two leaders reported this on January 2, according to BBC Ukrainian. “Federal Chancellor Merkel will speak on bilateral, European political and...

    Ukraine concerned about increasing number of attacks and provocations by militants
    Jan03

    Ukraine concerned about increasing number of attacks and provocations by militants

    The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has reported an increasing number of attacks and provocations by illegal armed groups, including using Grad multiple rocket launchers, artillery and mortars, and sees such actions as an intentional violation of the Minsk agreements. The press service of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry said this in a statement on...

    National TV Council to consider New Year’s broadcast on Inter on January 15
    Jan03

    National TV Council to consider New Year’s broadcast on Inter on January 15

    The National Council on Television and Radio Broadcasting will consider on January 15 the compliance by the Inter television channel with Ukrainian legislation during a New Year’s broadcast. This was stated by the chairman of the council, Yuriy Artemenko, according to Telekritika. “The agenda has not currently been fully formed, but...

    Another Russian ‘aid convoy’ to leave for Donbas on January 8
    Jan03

    Another Russian ‘aid convoy’ to leave for Donbas on January 8

    The 11th column of Russian “humanitarian aid” will leave for Donbas on January 8, TASS has reported, with reference to the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry. “The delivery of the 11th humanitarian convoy to the population of Donetsk and Luhansk regions is scheduled for January 8,” reads the report. According to the...

    Ukrainian, Russian representatives agree on meeting – Steinmeier
    Jan03

    Ukrainian, Russian representatives agree on meeting – Steinmeier

    Representatives of Russia and Ukraine have agreed to hold a meeting to discuss the issue of ending the conflict in Donbas. The German Federal Foreign Office reported this on Friday, January 2. “Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier today held a phone conference with his Ukrainian, Russian and French counterparts, Pavlo Klimkin, Sergei...

    Putin allows foreigners to serve in Russian army
    Jan03

    Putin allows foreigners to serve in Russian army

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree amending the order of service in the Russian army. According to the decree, foreigners are allowed to serve in the Russian army on contracts, the gazeta.ru online news site reported. “Servicemen who are foreign nationals are involved in the fulfillment of tasks amid martial law and amid...

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