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    Yatseniuk to speak at UN General Assembly
    Sep24

    Yatseniuk to speak at UN General Assembly

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk will be on a working visit to the United States on September 24-25 to take part in the activities of the 69th session of the UN General Assembly, the government press service has reported. Yatseniuk is expected to speak at the General Debate of the UN General Assembly. He will also meet with UN Secretary...

    Wall Street Journal: EU set for new clash for Ukraine
    Sep24

    Wall Street Journal: EU set for new clash for Ukraine

    The EU seemed set for a fresh clash with Russia over the Association Agreement with Ukraine: after Brussels agreed to concessions on the entry into force of the agreement, Moscow put forward new conditions, The Wall Street Journal has reported. According to the newspaper, last week, Russian Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukaev sent a letter to the...

    Foreign Ministry: Ukraine may get status of major non-NATO ally
    Sep24

    Foreign Ministry: Ukraine may get status of major non-NATO ally

    Ukraine hopes to receive the status of a major non-NATO ally in November 2014. Ukrainian Foreign Ministry spokesman Yevhen Perebyinis said this in a program aired by the 112 Ukraine television channel. “It’s currently a pre-election period in the United States, therefore the Senate sessions, at which such a decision [on granting...

    Line of defense will surround Mariupol by weekend
    Sep23

    Line of defense will surround Mariupol by weekend

    A defense line around Mariupol will be completed by the end of this week. This was announced by Donetsk governor Serhiy Taruta, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “We have to finish this week,” Taruta told answering journalists’ questions about the timing of completion of the defensive line around Mariupol. According to him, the line...

    Ukraine loses 1.2 million tonnes of coal due to events in Donbas
    Sep23

    Ukraine loses 1.2 million tonnes of coal due to events in Donbas

    Ukraine remained without 1.2 million tonnes of coal due to the events in Ukraine’s east. Energy and Coal Industry Minister Yuriy Prodan told at an extended meeting of the government on Tuesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “Due to the conduct of combat battles in Ukraine’s east, we today lost about 1.2 million tonnes of coal,...

    Shlapak promises to stabilize hryvnia this week
    Sep23

    Shlapak promises to stabilize hryvnia this week

    Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Shlapak has said that there is no reason for devaluation of the hryvnia. He told this to reporters before a Cabinet of Ministers meeting on Tuesday, while commenting on a meeting with the president at the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “Today is no reason for...

    Negotiations not conducted about arms supply to Ukraine- NSDC
    Sep23

    Negotiations not conducted about arms supply to Ukraine- NSDC

    Ukroboronprom conducts no negotiations about supply of up-to-date armaments to Ukraine. Spokesman of the NSDC Information-Analytical Center Andriy Lysenko told a briefing, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “Our defense and law-enforcement agencies are engaged in the purchase, removal and transportation of any military equipment. This is done...

    Yatseniuk: There will not be warm, but we will not freeze
    Sep23

    Yatseniuk: There will not be warm, but we will not freeze

    Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk promises that Ukrainians will not freeze in winter. He said during the discussion of the heating season at a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “We can go through the heating season, at least, there will not be warm, but we will not freeze,” – Yatseniuk said,...

    OSCE to expand mission in Donbas to 350 observers
    Sep23

    OSCE to expand mission in Donbas to 350 observers

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine plans soon to increase the number of observers monitoring a truce in Donbas to 350 people. Ukrainian Foreign Ministry spokesman Yevhen Perebyinis said this at a briefing on Tuesday, Ukrinform’s correspondent reported. “It is planned soon to expand the composition of the mission and...

    Ukraine will get off “gas eagle” over 10 years – Yatseniuk
    Sep23

    Ukraine will get off “gas eagle” over 10 years – Yatseniuk

    Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatseniuk believes that Ukraine will not depend on Russian gas in 10 years. He said this at a meeting of the Cabinet today, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “In the 10-year perspective, I see that we will diversify our gas supply sources to the extent that Russia will stop blackmailing Ukraine forever,” the...

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