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    Group of Russian intelligence officers destroyed in Donbas – General Staff
    Dec11

    Group of Russian intelligence officers destroyed in Donbas – General Staff

    A Russian military intelligence unit was destroyed during an armed clash in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday. A representative of the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, Major-General Oleksandr Rozmaznin, said this on Thursday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “A group of Russian intelligence officers came up to our checkpoint,...

    Mogherini to visit Kyiv next week
    Dec11

    Mogherini to visit Kyiv next week

    EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini will visit Ukraine on December 16-17. This was announced by European External Action Service (EEAS) spokeswoman Maja Kocijancic, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “On Tuesday afternoon EU High Representative Mogherini will leave for Kyiv. According to the...

    Bloc of Liovochkin gathers signatures for Constitutional Court
    Dec11

    Bloc of Liovochkin gathers signatures for Constitutional Court

    The Opposition Bloc initiated gathering of signatures and in the nearest future will apply to the Constitutional Court against the anti-crisis laws of Arseniy Yatseniuk, approved by the Verkhovna Rada March 23. Member of the Opposition Bloc faction Natalia Korolevska told a briefing, Ukrinform’s correspondent reports. “Our Opposition Bloc...

    Ukraine should be given weapons to equalize chances with Russia – MEP
    Dec11

    Ukraine should be given weapons to equalize chances with Russia – MEP

    The West should provide Ukraine with weapons to increase its national defense capability in the event of Russia’s possible further aggression and strengthen economical sanctions against Russia. Polish MEP Jacek Saryusz-Wolski said this in an interview with Polskie Radio. “It is worth asking whether actions by the West are sufficient...

    Ukrainian parliament adopts government action program
    Dec11

    Ukrainian parliament adopts government action program

    The Verkhovna Rada has adopted an action program of the Cabinet of Ministers. A total of 269 lawmakers voted for this decision at a parliament meeting on Thursday. As reported, on December 9, the Cabinet of Ministers approved its action program for 2015-2016. According to Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk, “the ultimate goal is...

    Situation in Ukraine’s eastern regions. Map
    Dec11

    Situation in Ukraine’s eastern regions. Map

    The situation in eastern Ukraine remains tense. Despite the declared ceasefire, terrorists continue to fire at Ukrainian army positions. The map that reflects the situation in Donbas as of 12.00 on December 11 has been released by the information and analytical center of the National Security and Defense Council.

    Russia may cut off Ukraine’s access to Black Sea – MEP
    Dec11

    Russia may cut off Ukraine’s access to Black Sea – MEP

    The possibility that Russia will try to create a corridor from Donbas to Crimea is growing. MEP Jacek Saryusz-Wolski said this in an interview with Polskie Radio, the Yevropeiska Pravda online newspaper reported. In addition, he said, a scenario is possible that Russia will try to cut off Ukraine’s access to the Black Sea and create a...

    Yatseniuk to meet NATO secretary general on Dec 15
    Dec11

    Yatseniuk to meet NATO secretary general on Dec 15

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk plans to meet with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on December 15 and discuss the government’s stand on the cancellation of Ukraine’s non-bloc status and the replenishment of Trust Funds for the country. He said this from the parliament’s rostrum on Thursday, while presenting a...

    EU plans to strengthen sanctions on Crimea
    Dec11

    EU plans to strengthen sanctions on Crimea

    The EU will strengthen its sanctions with respect to the tourism industry in Crimea, as well as the exploration of oil and gas on the peninsula, Reuters has reported, citing a draft decision by the EU. It is planned that the European Union will widen its ban on investment in Crimea to include barring the sale of technology for oil and gas...

    Premier: Budget deficit – almost UAH 70 billion
    Dec11

    Premier: Budget deficit – almost UAH 70 billion

    The government keeps deficit of the state budget within the frames of UAH 68 billion, which is about 4%. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said, speaking in the Verkhovna Rada. He noted that deficit of NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine is larger than the whole budget of the country. Earlier, presenting a program of government actions, Yatseniuk said that...

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