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    Law enforcers clash with terrorists near Krymske
    Dec23

    Law enforcers clash with terrorists near Krymske

    Near the settlement of Krymske, Luhansk region, a fighting took place between the ATO forces and militants. The ATO press center wrote on Facebook. “Near Krymske, a martial collision occurred between Ukrainian military and illegal armed groups,” a statement reads. The headquarters also informed about the activation of enemy drones....

    Deputies will consider budget and abolishment of non-aligned status today
    Dec23

    Deputies will consider budget and abolishment of non-aligned status today

    Tuesday, December 23, the Verkhovna Rada will consider the draft laws on abolishment of Ukraine’s non-aligned status, the draft law on the state budget 2015 and amendments to the law on the National Security and Defense Council. The Verkhovna Rada agenda reads. According to the document, for including the law on the state budget to the...

    Militants shell Ukrainian military nine times
    Dec23

    Militants shell Ukrainian military nine times

    Since yesterday and till 6:00 a.m. in the morning, terrorists nine times shelled positions of Ukrainian military, using small arms, grenade launchers and mortars. The ATO press center informs on Facebook. “During the night, the meteorological tower of the Donetsk airport was shelled near the village of Pisky. Using small arms and grenade...

    NSDC denies joint Ukrainian-Russian patrols in occupied territories
    Dec22

    NSDC denies joint Ukrainian-Russian patrols in occupied territories

    Patrols on Ukrainian territory could be carried out only by Ukrainian citizens who are Armed Forces servicemen or Interior Ministry employees. Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov said this to journalists in Kyiv on Monday, the council’s press service reported. “Some media spread...

    Finance minister to submit budget for 2015 tomorrow
    Dec22

    Finance minister to submit budget for 2015 tomorrow

    Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko will submit Ukraine’s draft state budget for the next year to the parliament on Tuesday. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said this while opening a government meeting on Monday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “Tomorrow the finance minister will present the law on the state...

    Yatseniuk not to raise retirement age and cut scholarships
    Dec22

    Yatseniuk not to raise retirement age and cut scholarships

    The Ukrainian government is currently not planning to raise the retirement age. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said this during a government meeting on Monday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “At this stage the government does not propose raising the retirement age. As for the special categories of pensioners, at this stage...

    Official hryvnia exchange rate weakens again
    Dec22

    Official hryvnia exchange rate weakens again

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) on Monday, December 22, lowered the official exchange rate of the hryvnia against the U.S. dollar by eight kopecks compared to December 19, to UAH 15.8544 per U.S. dollar, according to the official website of the central bank. The official exchange rate of the hryvnia against the euro is UAH 19.4676/EUR 1 (UAH...

    Defense Ministry to be reformed under volunteers’ concept – president’s advisor
    Dec22

    Defense Ministry to be reformed under volunteers’ concept – president’s advisor

    A presidential advisor, assistant to the defense minister and coordinator of the Wings of the Phoenix volunteer project, Yuriy Biriukov, reported on Monday, December 22, that a Defense Ministry reform concept proposed by a group of volunteers has been approved. He wrote this on his Facebook page. “Our reform concept has been adopted as a...

    Ukraine to help Kazakhstan strengthen its defense capability
    Dec22

    Ukraine to help Kazakhstan strengthen its defense capability

    Ukraine and Kazakhstan are fully restoring military-technical cooperation. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said this after a meeting with President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “I am pleased to say that we are fully restoring military-technical cooperation. The experience and potential of the...

    Nazarbayev describes events in Donbas as ‘organized civil war’
    Dec22

    Nazarbayev describes events in Donbas as ‘organized civil war’

    Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, who is currently on an official visit to Kyiv, has said that the situation in eastern Ukraine is an “organized civil war.” He said this at a joint press conference with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Kyiv on Monday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “Ukraine is our close friend...

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