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    Yatseniuk orders energy ministry to tackle power outages more quickly
    Dec24

    Yatseniuk orders energy ministry to tackle power outages more quickly

    Ukraine’s Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry should accelerate the resolution of problems with energy supply and the provision of Ukrainian power plants with coal. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk made this request at a cabinet meeting on Wednesday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “Mr. Minister, I’m asking you...

    Ukraine makes agreement on import of electricity from Moldova, Belarus
    Dec24

    Ukraine makes agreement on import of electricity from Moldova, Belarus

    The Energy and Coal Industry Ministry of Ukraine conducts negotiations on supply of electric energy not only from Russia, but from Moldova and Belarus. Energy and Coal Industry Minister Volodymyr Demchyshyn told the Cabinet meeting Wednesday, Ukrinform’s correspondent reports. “Negotiations are held with other countries, besides Russia,...

    Military survive a day without losses, two soldiers wounded
    Dec24

    Military survive a day without losses, two soldiers wounded

    The previous day passed without losses for Ukrainian military in the ATO area, despite continuation of the armed provocations of militants. Spokesman of the NSDC Information-Analytical Center Andriy Lysenko told a briefing, Ukrinform’s correspondent reports. “No losses were reported over the previous 24 hours. Two military were wounded,” he...

    Trilateral contact group to meet in Minsk at 16.00
    Dec24

    Trilateral contact group to meet in Minsk at 16.00

    A meeting of the trilateral contact group, which is scheduled for Wednesday in Minsk, will begin at 16.00. Deputy Head of Ukraine’s Presidential Administration for International Relations Valeriy Chaly said this at a briefing in Kyiv on Wednesday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “I have just contacted representatives who flew to...

    Military updates, 12/23 (14th “Day of Silence”)
    Dec24

    Military updates, 12/23 (14th “Day of Silence”)

    During the past 24 hours the Russian-terrorist forces continued shelling the positions of Ukrainian troops; armed confrontations have also been observed. In particular, in the vicinity of Pisky, insurgents attempted to storm the positions of Ukrainian units. The insurgents carried out their offensive in disparate groups after opening chaotic fire...

    Naftogaz transfers second tranche of $1.65 billion to Gazprom
    Dec24

    Naftogaz transfers second tranche of $1.65 billion to Gazprom

    NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine transferred $1.65 billion to Gazprom as payment for the gas that was earlier delivered and not paid for, the company announced on Tuesday, December23. “NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine transferred to OJSC Gazprom $1.65 billion as payment for the gas that was earlier delivered and not paid for. Thus, in accordance with the...

    First meeting of National Council of Reforms will start at 17:00
    Dec24

    First meeting of National Council of Reforms will start at 17:00

    The first meeting of the National Council of Reforms, headed by the President, will be held today and it will start at 17:00. The presidential press service informed. “A meeting of the National Council of Reforms will be held under the chairmanship of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko at 17:00, Wednesday, December 24,” a statement...

    United States expresses support for NATO’s ‘open door’ policy for Ukraine
    Dec24

    United States expresses support for NATO’s ‘open door’ policy for Ukraine

    The United States supports the policy of accession to NATO by countries that want to join collaborative efforts in ensuring Euro-Atlantic security. U.S. Department of State deputy spokesperson Marie Harf said this on Tuesday, while commenting on the adoption by the Verkhovna Rada of the decision on Ukraine’s non-bloc status, an Ukrinform...

    Militants shell ATO forces 25 times at night: Grad rocket launchers used again
    Dec24

    Militants shell ATO forces 25 times at night: Grad rocket launchers used again

    The situation in the ATO area is characterized by an increase of provocations from the side of illegal armed groups. At night, militants shelled positions of Ukrainian military 25 times from small arms, grenade launchers, mortars and artillery. The ATO press center informs. “Terrorists opened fire on the new terminal of the Donetsk airport,...

    Ukraine is sovereign state and decides itself where to go – UN Secretary-General
    Dec24

    Ukraine is sovereign state and decides itself where to go – UN Secretary-General

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon notes that Ukraine, as a sovereign country, has the right to decide on its own future. Secretary-General spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said this, while commenting on the Verkhovna Rada’s decision to cancel the country’s non-bloc status, TASS reported. “Looking at the vote, just at the vote...

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