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    Poroshenko urges OSCE to promote ceasefire in Donbas tomorrow
    Dec08

    Poroshenko urges OSCE to promote ceasefire in Donbas tomorrow

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has met with Heidi Tagliavini, special representative of the OSCE chairperson-in-office as part of the trilateral contact group on the implementation of the peace plan in eastern Ukraine, the presidential press service has reported. Poroshenko noted the important role played by the trilateral contact group and...

    Six civilians killed in Donbas in past 24 hours
    Dec08

    Six civilians killed in Donbas in past 24 hours

    Six civilians have been killed and three more have been injured as a result of shelling by militants in the Donbas conflict zone in the past 24 hours, the press center for the anti-terrorist operation has reported. “In the past 24 hours the anti-terrorist operation headquarters has received reports of the deaths of six civilians and...

    Government permits electricity imports from Russia
    Dec08

    Government permits electricity imports from Russia

    In order to avoid power outages to consumers the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has agreed with a proposal by the Ukrainian Energy and Coal Industry Ministry to permit temporary imports of electricity from Russia. This is stated in a respective government resolution, the ministry’s press service reported. “Temporary imports of...

    Ukraine to transfer money for Russian gas by end of Friday – Demchyshyn
    Dec05

    Ukraine to transfer money for Russian gas by end of Friday – Demchyshyn

    Ukraine will pay Russia by the end of Friday for the gas that will be supplied to the country in December 2014. Ukrainian Energy and Coal Industry Minister Volodymyr Demchyshyn said this at a briefing on Friday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “The money will be paid by the end of the day,” he said. He said that the issue...

    Rada Committee gathers law enforcers for reporting
    Dec05

    Rada Committee gathers law enforcers for reporting

    The Committee on legislative support of law enforcement activities requires a report of law enforcers on investigation into crimes against participants in the Revolution of Dignity. A relevant decision was approved at the first meeting, head of the Committee, Batkivshchyna faction MP Andriy Kozhemiakin said, the party’s press service...

    Ukraine preparing to launch association with EU next year
    Dec05

    Ukraine preparing to launch association with EU next year

    All EU countries may complete the ratification of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU by the end of next year, which would mean the entry into force of the document in full. Deputy Head of Ukraine’s Presidential Administration Valeriy Chaly said this at a briefing in Kyiv on Friday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported....

    Bankova Street wants meeting of trilateral contact group
    Dec05

    Bankova Street wants meeting of trilateral contact group

    Ukrainian authorities are preparing for a new trilateral meeting of the Contact Group (Ukraine, Russia and the OSCE) on implementation of a peaceful plan for the country’s east, as there are specific questions for discussion. Deputy Head of Presidential Administration on Foreign Relations Valeriy Chaly told a briefing in Kyiv, a Ukrinform...

    Ukraine loses a quarter of international reserves in November
    Dec05

    Ukraine loses a quarter of international reserves in November

    Ukraine’s foreign exchange reserves as of December 1, 2014 amounted to $9.966 billion compared to $12.587 billion a month earlier, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has reported. “According to preliminary data as of December 1, 2014, Ukraine’s international reserves amounted to 9.966 billion U.S. dollars in equivalent,”...

    Justice Ministry prepares new complaints to Russia
    Dec05

    Justice Ministry prepares new complaints to Russia

    The Justice Ministry prepares a range of new complaints to international courts against the Russian Federation. Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko said Friday, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “Now we are preparing to submit a number of complaints to the International Court of Justice,” Petrenko said. He specified that legal representation...

    PABSEC General Assembly to meet in Athens on December 8-9
    Dec05

    PABSEC General Assembly to meet in Athens on December 8-9

    Athens will host a meeting of the 44th General Assembly of the PABSEC (Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation) on December 8-9, 2014. The main intrigue of the meeting will be the election of the secretary general of the organization and his deputy, and Ukraine has its candidates for these posts. The duties of the PABSEC...

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