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    McCain: Russian problems not created by Obama
    Dec22

    McCain: Russian problems not created by Obama

    The negative impact on the Russian economy has been caused by a drop in oil prices, not the U.S. sanctions. U.S. Senator John McCain expressed this opinion in an interview with CNN. “We should be thanking the Saudis who have allowed the value of a barrel of oil to go to the point where it’s affecting dramatically Vladimir...

    Part of Russian troops withdraws from line of contact with Ukrainian army
    Dec22

    Part of Russian troops withdraws from line of contact with Ukrainian army

    The major part of the units of Russian-terrorist troops was seen retreating from the line of contact with Ukrainian troops in Luhansk and Donetsk regions last weekend. Information Resistance group leader Dmytro Tymchuk reported this on his Facebook page. “First of all, those who are being withdrawn from the line of contact are units of the...

    Yatseniuk: reforms are our last chance
    Dec22

    Yatseniuk: reforms are our last chance

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk has said that EU membership “remains Ukraine’s ultimate dream,” and “serious reforms are the last chance” for Kyiv. The head of the Ukrainian government said this in an interview with German magazine Der Spiegel. “And we know that in order to [join the EU], we...

    Europe ready to give Ukraine more money this year – Tusk
    Dec22

    Europe ready to give Ukraine more money this year – Tusk

    European Council President Donald Tusk has said that Ukraine may get by the end of 2014 part of the financial aid provided by the EU together with the United States, Canada and the International Monetary Fund. He said this in an interview with Polskie Radio. “In fact, we deal with the situation that requires an immediate response, and we...

    UAH 86 bln to be allocated for Ukraine’s defense and security in 2015 – Turchynov
    Dec22

    UAH 86 bln to be allocated for Ukraine’s defense and security in 2015 – Turchynov

    Ukraine’s defense and security budget for 2015 will amount to UAH 86 billion. Secretary of the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council Oleksandr Turchynov said this after a council meeting on Saturday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “This is UAH 86 billion. This is a huge increase in the budget for this area, but we have...

    Six ‘non-humanitarian aid’ trucks enter Donbas from Russia
    Dec20

    Six ‘non-humanitarian aid’ trucks enter Donbas from Russia

    Six trucks with white flags and the flags of Russia have entered Ukraine through the militant-controlled Izvaryne checkpoint. Deputy Head of the Information and Analytical Center of the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) Volodymyr Polevy said this at a briefing in the Ukrainian Media Crisis Center on Saturday, an Ukrinform...

    Terrorists shell 11 settlements in Donbas – NSDC
    Dec20

    Terrorists shell 11 settlements in Donbas – NSDC

    Numerous cases of violations by illegal armed formations of the silence regime in Donbas have been recorded over the past 24 hours. Militants also fired on the strongholds of the Ukrainian anti-terrorist operation forces near the settlements of Pisky, Nikishyne, Debaltseve, Mayorsk, and Chermalyk. Deputy Head of the Information and Analytical...

    Date for contact group meeting not determined – NSDC
    Dec20

    Date for contact group meeting not determined – NSDC

    Members of the trilateral contact group on the settlement of the situation in Donbas have not yet agreed on the date for the group’s next meeting. Deputy Head of the Information and Analytical Center of the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) Volodymyr Polevy said this at a briefing in the Ukrainian Media Crisis Center on...

    United States transfers 35 armored SUVs to Ukrainian border guards
    Dec20

    United States transfers 35 armored SUVs to Ukrainian border guards

    The U.S. authorities have transferred 35 armored SUVs and equipment to the separate commandant’s office on security and provision of the Ukrainian State Border Service in Bortnychi in order to strengthen Ukrainian border units. The event was held on Saturday with the participation of First Deputy Chairman of the Ukrainian State Border...

    Poroshenko thanks Canadian PM for steadfast support for Ukraine
    Dec20

    Poroshenko thanks Canadian PM for steadfast support for Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has talked on the phone with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and thanked him for Canadian hospitality during his visit to Ottawa on September 17, the presidential press service has reported. “The sides discussed the situation in Donbas. The president expressed his special gratitude to Canada for...

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