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    Situation in Ukraine’s eastern regions. Map
    Oct21

    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.

    Ukroboronprom relies on foreign orders for $1.5 bln
    Oct21

    Ukroboronprom relies on foreign orders for $1.5 bln

    Last week a number of Ukroboronprom’s enterprises were visited by foreign partners who remained satisfied, which helps talk about a promising contract for $1.5 billion. Director General of the Ukroboronprom State Concern Roman Romanov said this at a press conference at Ukrinform on Tuesday. “The result of last week’s work is a...

    Amnesty International finds no evidence of mass killings in Donbas
    Oct21

    Amnesty International finds no evidence of mass killings in Donbas

    Human rights activists from Amnesty International have not found any conclusive evidence of mass killings or mass graves in eastern Ukraine. Director of Amnesty International in Ukraine Tetiana Mazur said this on Monday, Radio Liberty reported. “We have seen isolated incidents of extrajudicial executions, which in some cases are the...

    Europe again calls on Russia to withdraw its troops and calm militants
    Oct21

    Europe again calls on Russia to withdraw its troops and calm militants

    The European Union has again noted Russia’s responsibility for the removal of illegal armed groups from Ukrainian territory. This is stated in the conclusions on Ukraine made after a meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg on Monday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “The [EU] Council underlines the Russian...

    UN hopes elections in Ukraine will bring it closer to peace
    Oct21

    UN hopes elections in Ukraine will bring it closer to peace

    The elections for the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine could become a new basis for resolving the crisis in Ukraine. UN chief spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said this at a briefing in New York on Monday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “We very much hope that the parliamentary elections will be a step forward in bringing political...

    Rada still could allow ATO soldiers to vote – Lutsenko
    Oct21

    Rada still could allow ATO soldiers to vote – Lutsenko

    President’s Advisor Yuriy Lutsenko believes that the Verkhovna Rada at its extraordinary meeting could approve amendments to the election law, which will allow the military in the ATO area to vote. He said on air of the Freedom of Speech program on ICTV, Ukrainska Pravda informs. “I believe that literally in a day it is possible to convene...

    Moody’s downgrades seven major Russian banks
    Oct21

    Moody’s downgrades seven major Russian banks

    Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded the ratings of seven major financial institutions in Russia, in particular, Sberbank, VTB, Gazprombank, Russian Agricultural Bank, Agency for Housing Mortgage Lending, Vnesheconombank and Alfa-Bank, RIA Novosti has reported. The outlook on the long-term ratings of these institutions is negative....

    Bombings do not stop in Donetsk until late at night
    Oct21

    Bombings do not stop in Donetsk until late at night

    Bombings did not stop in Donetsk until late at night. A Ukrinform correspondent reports. Heavy ammunition of artillery systems was used. Currently, there is no information about the destruction and casualties. Yesterday’s shelling of the city was the strongest for the ATO period. Despite the uneasy situation, emergency restoration work was...

    Ukraine, Russia may agree on gas today
    Oct21

    Ukraine, Russia may agree on gas today

    Ukraine and the Russian Federation may come on an agreement on gas today. Energy and Coal Industry Minister Yuriy Prodan will go on a working visit to Brussels, where he will participate in tripartite gas negotiations in the format Ukraine-Russia-the EU. The press service of the Energy and Coal Industry Ministry informs. “Within the frames of a...

    U.S. senators to White House: Give Ukraine the weapons
    Oct21

    U.S. senators to White House: Give Ukraine the weapons

    The White House should make a positive decision on providing Ukraine with lethal weapons to defend its territorial integrity. U.S. Senators Carl Levin and James Inhofe said this in their latest article published in the Washington Post newspaper, Ukrinform reported. “The United States should begin providing defensive weapons that would help...

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