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    Obama, Tusk to demand that Russia leave Ukraine
    Dec02

    Obama, Tusk to demand that Russia leave Ukraine

    European Council President Donald Tusk and U.S. President Barack Obama have discussed joint efforts on settling the crisis in eastern Ukraine. This issue was discussed during a telephone conversation between the two leaders, according to Ukrinform’s correspondent in Brussels. “We shared our concerns over the crisis in Ukraine and...

    NATO, Ukraine concerned about build-up of Russia’s military presence in Black Sea
    Dec02

    NATO, Ukraine concerned about build-up of Russia’s military presence in Black Sea

    NATO and Ukraine have said that Russia’s increasing military presence on the Black Sea will have negative consequences for stability in the region. This is stated in a joint statement adopted after a meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission on Tuesday, Ukrinform’s correspondent in Brussels reported. “Russia’s actions...

    National Council of Reforms will meet before year end
    Dec02

    National Council of Reforms will meet before year end

    The National Council of Reforms, whose work was currently suspended, will resume its meetings after approval of the Cabinet membership. Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration Dmytro Shymkiv told a briefing in Kyiv, a special correspondent of Ukrinform reports. “Following a new government is appointed, it is planned to resume work of the...

    Jaresko, Kvitashvili, Abromavicius become Ukrainian citizens
    Dec02

    Jaresko, Kvitashvili, Abromavicius become Ukrainian citizens

    Natalie Jaresko, Alexander Kvitashvili and Aivaras Abromavicius have become Ukrainian citizens as persons the granting of Ukrainian citizenship to whom is of state interest. Ukrainian presidential press secretary Sviatoslav Tseholko reported this on his Facebook page. “Three foreigners have agreed to become Ukrainian citizens have agreed to...

    Terrorists shell inhabited areas in Luhansk region again
    Dec02

    Terrorists shell inhabited areas in Luhansk region again

    Inhabited areas in Luhansk region, controlled by the Ukrainian power, again got under concentrated fire from heavy artillery of pro-Russian terrorists. Spokesman of the NSDC Information-Analytical Center Andriy Lysenko told a briefing, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “The following settlements got under fire of terrorists from heavy artillery,...

    Ukraine tries to agree with militants on humanitarian aid for population
    Dec02

    Ukraine tries to agree with militants on humanitarian aid for population

    Working groups of the Joint Center for settlement of the situation along the boundary line within the frames of consultations are leading negotiations for delivery of Ukrainian humanitarian aid to the territory, seized by terrorists. Spokesman of the NSDC Information-Analytical Center Andriy Lysenko told a briefing, a Ukrinform correspondent...

    Neither oil, nor sanctions, nor entourage will stop Putin – Illarionov
    Dec02

    Neither oil, nor sanctions, nor entourage will stop Putin – Illarionov

    Neither sanctions from the West, nor a drop in oil prices and the weakening of the ruble, nor the closest entourage of Russian President Vladimir Putin will stop the leader of the aggressor country. President of the Institute of Economic Analysis and former Russian presidential advisor Andrei Illarionov said this at a press conference in Kyiv....

    Ukraine will pay to Gazprom for 1 billion cu m by weekend
    Dec02

    Ukraine will pay to Gazprom for 1 billion cu m by weekend

    NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine will make a prepayment to Russian Gazprom by the end of this week for gas to the amount of 1 billion cu m. Energy and Coal Industry Minister Yuriy Prodan said, Apostrophe informs. “I think that by the end of the week we will make a prepayment,” he said. Prodan also noted that proceeding from the gas price, the prepayment...

    Polish expert on foreigners in government: ‘There is an easier solution’
    Dec02

    Polish expert on foreigners in government: ‘There is an easier solution’

    The possible appearance of foreigners in the Ukrainian government could be “exotics” uncommon for developed Western countries. Polish expert and lecturer at Warsaw University Andrzej Szeptycki told this to Ukrinform’s correspondent in Poland. “I think that at the level of constitutional government officials, such as...

    Candidates for ministers will speak in Verkhovna Rada
    Dec02

    Candidates for ministers will speak in Verkhovna Rada

    Candidates for the posts of ministers will speak in the Verkhovna Rada at 16:00. Yatseniuk’s Press Secretary Olha Lappo told reporters, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “I announce that candidates to positions of ministers will speak in the parliament’s session hall at 16:00,” she said.

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