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    Ukrainian president nominates new defense minister
    Oct13

    Ukrainian president nominates new defense minister

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has tabled for consideration by the Verkhovna Rada a motion nominating Stepan Poltorak for the post of Ukraine’s defense minister, the presidential press service has reported. At a meeting with the candidate, the head of state noted the high organizational skills and authority of Commander of the...

    Russian troops retreating from Ukrainian border – NSDC
    Oct13

    Russian troops retreating from Ukrainian border – NSDC

    Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) has confirmed the dismantling of field camps of Russian troops near the Ukrainian border and the beginning of their deployment to their home bases. The spokesman for the center’s information and analytical center, Andriy Lysenko, said this at a briefing on Monday, a Ukrinform...

    Sociologists predict 60% turnout in elections for Verkhovna Rada
    Oct13

    Sociologists predict 60% turnout in elections for Verkhovna Rada

    Director of the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation Iryna Bekeshkina has predicted turnout of less than 60% for early parliamentary elections in Ukraine on October 26. She said this on Monday at a press conference dedicated to National Exit Poll 2014, while answering a question from Ukrinform’s reporter. “There is a...

    Situation in Ukraine’s eastern regions. Map
    Oct13

    Situation in Ukraine’s eastern regions. Map

    The situation in eastern Ukraine remains tense. Despite the declared ceasefire, terrorists continue to shell Ukrainian army positions.

    EU to discuss sanctions against Russia next week
    Oct13

    EU to discuss sanctions against Russia next week

    The EU Foreign Affairs Council will assess the implementation of the Ukrainian president’s peace plan (determining the regime of restrictive measures against Russia) on Monday, October 20, at a meeting in Luxembourg, the EU Council has told a Ukrinform correspondent in Brussels. “The Council will take stock of the situation in...

    Ukraine needs reforms to avoid default – The Economist
    Oct13

    Ukraine needs reforms to avoid default – The Economist

    International experts believe that Ukraine, burdened by debt and lack of reform, may default in the near future, The Economist has reported. According to the report, the Ukrainian government must pay external creditors $9 billion by the end of next year, plus an additional $5 billion in 2016 and $8 billion in 2017. At the same time, the...

    ‘Russian mercenaries’ from Crimea arrive in Donetsk – Tymchuk
    Oct13

    ‘Russian mercenaries’ from Crimea arrive in Donetsk – Tymchuk

    A well-equipped group of Russian mercenaries trained in Crimea has arrived in Donetsk. Information Resistance group coordinator Dmytro Tymchuk reported this on his Facebook page. “A group of Russian mercenaries (up to 100 people) who were trained in the occupied Crimea arrived in Donetsk,” he wrote. Tymchuk added that the group had...

    Ukraine beats Macedonia 1-0 in Euro 2016 qualifier
    Oct13

    Ukraine beats Macedonia 1-0 in Euro 2016 qualifier

    Ukraine’s national football team beat Macedonia 1-0 in their third Euro 2016 qualifier on October 12. Serhiy Sydorchuk scored the only goal just before halftime. Andriy Yarmolenko missed a penalty kick at the start of the second time. The victory over Macedonia brought Ukraine to third place in Group C. Group C standings: Slovakia – 9...

    Ukrainian army to spend winter in Donbas combat zone – president
    Oct13

    Ukrainian army to spend winter in Donbas combat zone – president

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that Ukrainian troops will remain in the area of the anti-terrorist operation in Donbas this winter. He said this in his address to the nation on Sunday. “We also focus on preparations for this winter, because now no one can talk about the return of our troops from the area of the anti-terrorist...

    Merkel refuses to meet with Putin
    Oct13

    Merkel refuses to meet with Putin

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has refused to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Der Spiegel has reported, citing its own sources in the German government. “Merkel considers it inappropriate to hold consultations with the Russian leader, given the escalation of the crisis in Ukraine,” the report says. Meanwhile, the Kremlin...

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