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    Turchynov leaves for anti-terrorist operation zone
    Jan03

    Turchynov leaves for anti-terrorist operation zone

    Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov left for the area of the anti-terrorist operation in Donbas on Saturday, January 3, the council’s press service has reported. “The main task of the visit is to check the implementation of anti-terrorism measures on blocking the possibility of a...

    Militants shell Ukrainian positions eight times last night
    Jan03

    Militants shell Ukrainian positions eight times last night

    Last night was not quiet in the area of the anti-terrorist operation in east Ukraine, the press center for the anti-terrorist operation has reported. “Illegal armed groups eight times resorted to provocations and shelled the positions of Ukrainian military with small arms, grenade launchers, mortars and artillery,” reads the report....

    EU may create TV channel to counter Russian propaganda
    Jan03

    EU may create TV channel to counter Russian propaganda

    European Union leaders are considering creating a new Russian-language television channel aimed at combating Russian propaganda. Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics said this in an interview with BuzzFeed News. The minister said that for the past few years Russian television had ceased to be an example of professional journalistic work....

    Klimkin discusses talks in Astana with foreign ministers of Russia, Germany and France
    Jan03

    Klimkin discusses talks in Astana with foreign ministers of Russia, Germany and France

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has discussed with Russian, German and French Foreign Ministers Sergei Lavrov, Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Laurent Fabius the negotiations on the settlement of the situation in Donbas, which are scheduled for January 15 in Astana. Klimkin wrote this on his Twitter page on January 2. “I have informed...

    Meeting in Luhansk ends, no statements made – media
    Dec31

    Meeting in Luhansk ends, no statements made – media

    A meeting between the participants in a working group including representatives of the terrorist Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR), the Ukrainian armed forces and the OSCE has ended in Luhansk, according to TASS. “The meeting participants declined to comment on its results and make any statements for the press,” reads the report....

    Yatseniuk sure it will be better tomorrow
    Dec31

    Yatseniuk sure it will be better tomorrow

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk has said he is optimistic about the situation in Ukraine next year. In his New Year and Orthodox Christmas congratulations to Ukrainians, he expressed confidence that “it will be better tomorrow,” the government portal reported. “Everyone now thinks what will happen tomorrow, and this...

    Foreign Ministry demands Russia immediately disclose location of kidnapped Ukrainians
    Dec31

    Foreign Ministry demands Russia immediately disclose location of kidnapped Ukrainians

    The Main Investigation Department of the Russian Investigative Committee for the North Caucasian Federal District has rejected the request by a consul of the Ukrainian Consulate General in Rostov-on-Don to meet with Ukrainian citizens Mykola Karpiuk and Stanislav Klykh, who are held in Russia. It is a gross violation of the human rights of...

    Ukraine mines part of Azov Sea coast
    Dec31

    Ukraine mines part of Azov Sea coast

    Combat engineers in southern Donetsk region have worked out the task of countering enemy landing from the sea and protecting the coastline near an important facility, anti-terrorist operation (ATO) spokesman Leonid Matiukhin has said. “Combat engineers, in the composition of two mobile obstacle detachments, have laid dozens of anti-landing...

    Merkel speaks about Ukraine and Europe’s unity in her New Year’s address
    Dec31

    Merkel speaks about Ukraine and Europe’s unity in her New Year’s address

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said in her New Year’s address that the unity of Europe is the key to resolving the Ukrainian crisis. “We strive to achieve the security in Europe together with Russia, not against Russia,” she said, speaking on Wednesday, December 31. But there is also no doubt that “Europe could not...

    NATO extends contract for use of Antonov aircraft
    Dec31

    NATO extends contract for use of Antonov aircraft

    The NATO Support Agency has extended a contract with Ruslan SALIS GmbH for strategic transportation in the interests of NATO and EU countries until the end of 2016, the press service of the Antonov State Enterprise has reported. “The customer’s decision is based on eight years of experience of effective work on the Antonov-124-100...

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