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    UN Security Council may meet to discuss situation in Ukraine by weekend – Serheyev
    Dec03

    UN Security Council may meet to discuss situation in Ukraine by weekend – Serheyev

    The next meeting of the UN Security Council to discuss the issue of Ukraine may take place at the end of this week, tentatively on Friday. Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the UN, Ambassador Yuriy Serheyev noted in a comment to a special correspondent of Ukrinform in Washington. “A meeting of the UN Security Council is planned on...

    Ukraine remains most corrupt country in Europe – Transparency International
    Dec03

    Ukraine remains most corrupt country in Europe – Transparency International

    A year after the events on Independence Square in Kyiv, Ukraine remains the most corrupt country in Europe. International non-governmental organization Transparency International made such a conclusion on the basis of the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2014. “The new Corruption Perception Index (CPI) 2014 by Transparency International...

    Washington sees formation of new government in Ukraine as a good start to reforms
    Dec03

    Washington sees formation of new government in Ukraine as a good start to reforms

    The formation of a new government in Ukraine is a good start to complex reforms that are extremely needed for the country. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said this in an official statement released on Tuesday evening, Ukrinform’s correspondent reported. “The Ukrainian people demonstrated their clear preference for democracy, political...

    Convoy of tanks drives through Luhansk
    Dec03

    Convoy of tanks drives through Luhansk

    A convoy of 20 armored vehicles drove through Luhansk yesterday, among which there were tanks. Head of the Center of Military and Political Studies Dmytro Tymchuk wrote on Facebook. “Yesterday, a column of armored vehicles (20 units) drove through Luhansk. Six tanks were fixed in the column, including Russian T-72B3,” he said....

    Stormtroopers of Donetsk airport restore combat capability – Tymchuk
    Dec03

    Stormtroopers of Donetsk airport restore combat capability – Tymchuk

    Russian forces and terrorists, who are struggling to capture the Donetsk airport, retreated and restore combat capability. Head of the Center of Political and Military Studies Dmytro Tymchuk wrote on Facebook. “Subdivisions of Russian-terrorist troops, who took part in the assault the Donetsk airport, are withdrawn deep into military...

    Klimkin, Poltorak retain posts of foreign and defense ministers
    Dec03

    Klimkin, Poltorak retain posts of foreign and defense ministers

    The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s parliament, has approved Stepan Poltorak as Ukraine’s defense minister. A total of 347 MPs voted for this decision on Tuesday. Pavlo Klimkin was approved as Ukraine’s foreign minister. A total of 351 lawmakers supported this decision. Poltorak’s and Klimkin’s nominations were earlier...

    Ukraine has new government
    Dec03

    Ukraine has new government

    The Verkhovna Rada has approved candidates for the posts of members of the Cabinet of Ministers. A total of 288 MPs on Tuesday evening supported the decision to vote for government resolution No. 1008 as a basis and as a whole. Thus, the Verkhovna Rada approved: Valeriy Voshchevsky as deputy prime minister, Viacheslav Kyrylenko as deputy prime...

    Hroisman: Budget 2015 should take into consideration decentralization
    Dec02

    Hroisman: Budget 2015 should take into consideration decentralization

    The budget of Ukraine for 2015 should be adopted with taking into consideration decentralization. Verkhovna Rada Chairman Volodymyr Hroisman told a briefing, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “In December, we should complete the fiscal year and start a new fiscal year from January. It is important that the budget 2015 was based on the...

    Klimkin to head delegation at OSCE meeting in Switzerland
    Dec02

    Klimkin to head delegation at OSCE meeting in Switzerland

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin will head the Ukrainian delegation at the 21st OSCE Ministerial Council in Basel, Switzerland, on December 4-5. Ukrainian Foreign Ministry spokesman Yevhen Perebyinis said this at a briefing in Kyiv on Tuesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “On December 4-5, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo...

    Foreign Ministry has no data on truce since December 5
    Dec02

    Foreign Ministry has no data on truce since December 5

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has no information on the course of negotiations on the truce that allegedly should come into force in the East since December 5. MFA Spokesperson Yevhen Perebyinis told a briefing on Tuesday in Kyiv, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “Unfortunately, we have no details on these negotiations,” Perebyinis...

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