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    White House condemns killing of Red Cross employee
    Oct04

    White House condemns killing of Red Cross employee

    The United States has condemned the murder of an employee of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), who was killed after a shell hit the ICRC office in Donetsk on October 2. The White House said this in a statement issued on Friday, Ukrinform’s correspondent reported. “The United States condemns the killing of Laurent...

    Ukraine has evidence ICRC staff member killed by separatists – Serheyev
    Oct04

    Ukraine has evidence ICRC staff member killed by separatists – Serheyev

    There is strong evidence that a shell that killed an employee of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Donetsk was launched from the territory controlled by separatists, and Ukraine promises to conduct a full and open investigation. Ukraine’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Yuriy Serheyev said this at a...

    Poroshenko signs law on lustration
    Oct03

    Poroshenko signs law on lustration

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that he has decided to sign a law on the cleansing of power. The head of state wrote this on his Facebook page. “I have decided to sign an important law. There will be lustration! The state apparatus will be cleared of KGB agents and top Party of Regions officials!” Poroshenko...

    Government ready to allocate another billion for defense
    Oct03

    Government ready to allocate another billion for defense

    The Cabinet is ready to allocate additionally UAH 1 billion for repairs of military technology. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said Friday, following a meeting at the Defense Ministry, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “As concerns financing, all necessary volumes are already covered by the government – an additional billion, which may...

    Security forces detain about 30 Russian mercenaries in Donbas
    Oct03

    Security forces detain about 30 Russian mercenaries in Donbas

    Ukrainian law enforcement agencies have detained 26 Russian citizens involved in the terrorist activities of militants in Donbas. An advisor to the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) chief, Markiyan Lubkivsky, said this at a briefing on Friday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “If we talk about the number of Russian citizens detained by...

    Not Russian, but Norvegian gas pumped by Slovak reverse – Ukrtransgas
    Oct03

    Not Russian, but Norvegian gas pumped by Slovak reverse – Ukrtransgas

    Gas, which comes to Ukraine from the Slovak reverse, is produced in Norway and is of high quality. As distinct from Russian, it does not contain nitrogen. Head of the Ukrtransgas press service Maksym Biliavsky told a Ukrinform correspondent about this. “Fuel, received from the Slovak reverse, is of high quality. Unlike Russian gas, it does...

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donbas over past day
    Oct03

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donbas over past day

    Two Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and nine more have been injured in the area of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) in Donbas in the past 24 hours. National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing in Kyiv on Friday.

    Minsk agreements may appear at political garbage heap – Fesenko
    Oct03

    Minsk agreements may appear at political garbage heap – Fesenko

    Minsk agreements may appear at the political garbage heap, if separatists hold their elections. Head of the Center of Applied Studies Penta Volodymyr Fesenko told a press conference, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “As a means of self-protection, leaders of the “DPR” and “LPR” proposed to hold the elections on November 2… if these...

    SBU creates map of concentration camps and mass graves in Donbas
    Oct03

    SBU creates map of concentration camps and mass graves in Donbas

    The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has begun the process of determining the location of concentration camps, prisons, torture chambers of militants and the places of mass graves of civilians in Donbas. An advisor to the SBU chief, Markiyan Lubkivsky, said this at a briefing on Friday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “We are beginning...

    Shelling of Donetsk resumes
    Oct03

    Shelling of Donetsk resumes

    Artillery shelling of Donetsk resumed on Friday, a Ukrinform correspondent, who visited the scene, has reported. Sporadic gunfire is heard in the Kuibyshevsky, Kyivsky, Petrovsky and Voroshylovsky districts of the city. The city center is recovering from the shock experienced yesterday during shelling with multiple launch rocket systems. The...

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