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    Poroshenko asks US to provide military aid to Ukraine
    Sep19

    Poroshenko asks US to provide military aid to Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has asked U.S. congressmen to help Ukraine, including by providing military assistance, and to impose additional sanctions on Russia. He said this on Thursday at a joint session of the U.S. Congress in Washington, Ukrinform’s correspondent reported. “I urge America to help us and to rise and be...

    Poroshenko met in US Congress with standing ovation
    Sep18

    Poroshenko met in US Congress with standing ovation

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was met in the U.S. Congress, where he started his speech, with a standing ovation that lasted several minutes, Ukrinform’s correspondent has reported. Poroshenko’s first official visit to the United States began with talks with Secretary of State John Kerry. The meeting was held at the U.S....

    Contact group to meet in Minsk on Friday – Kuchma
    Sep18

    Contact group to meet in Minsk on Friday – Kuchma

    The contact group for the settlement of the conflict in Donbas will continue its work in Minsk on September 19. Second Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma said this in Dnipropetrovsk on Thursday, Ukrinform’s correspondent reported. “Tomorrow I will again fly to Minsk along with the OSCE group,” Kuchma said. He said that...

    Russia moves all troops from northern Crimea to border with mainland Ukraine
    Sep18

    Russia moves all troops from northern Crimea to border with mainland Ukraine

    All Russian troops have been redeployed from northern Crimea to the administrative border with the mainland Ukraine and currently stay near Kherson region, from the Karkinit Bay to the Arabat Spit. National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing on Thursday....

    MEPs welcome Ukrainian president’s laws for Donbas
    Sep18

    MEPs welcome Ukrainian president’s laws for Donbas

    The European Parliament has welcomed the laws on a special local government order in certain districts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions and on amnesty, which were adopted on September 16 under a motion from Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. This is stated in a European Parliament resolution “On the situation in Ukraine and the state of...

    Ukraine says recognition by Council of Europe of Russian military presence in Donbas is unprecedented
    Sep18

    Ukraine says recognition by Council of Europe of Russian military presence in Donbas is unprecedented

    The recognition by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe of the presence of the Russian armed forces in Ukraine is unprecedented, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has reported, according to a Ukrinform correspondent. “The official recognition in the [Committee of Ministers] decision of the presence of the Russian armed forces on...

    Ukraine accumulates second largest stocks of gas in Europe in underground storage facilities
    Sep18

    Ukraine accumulates second largest stocks of gas in Europe in underground storage facilities

    Ukraine accumulated 16.3 billion cubic meters of natural gas in its gas storage facilities as of September 15, 2014, which was 14%, or 2.2 billion cubic meters, more than on the same date in 2013. These gas resources will be used for the needs of Ukrainian consumers during the 2014-2015 heating season. According to Ukrtransgaz’s press...

    OSCE starts monitoring elections in Ukraine
    Sep18

    OSCE starts monitoring elections in Ukraine

    Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Minister Andriy Olefirov has met with the head of the OSCE/ODIHR observation mission for early parliamentary elections in Ukraine, Cayetana de Zulueta, the press service of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has reported. “Ukraine wants to ensure fairness and transparency of the elections for the Verkhovna Rada. We hope...

    Ukraine may apply to become EU member – European Parliament resolution
    Sep18

    Ukraine may apply to become EU member – European Parliament resolution

    The European Parliament has again recognized and reaffirmed the prospect of Ukraine as a European country to obtain membership of the European Union in future, in accordance with Article 49 of the EU Treaty. This is stated in a resolution “On the situation in Ukraine and the state of play of EU-Russia relations,” which was approved in...

    Moskal appointed governor of Luhansk region
    Sep18

    Moskal appointed governor of Luhansk region

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has appointed Hennadiy Moskal as chairman of Luhansk Regional State Administration. A decree to that effect has been posted on the website of the head of state. As reported, on September 17, the Cabinet of Ministers approved Moskal’s appointment as Luhansk regional governor. On September 15, Poroshenko...

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