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    Terrorists again shell Donetsk airport and sustain losses
    Oct28

    Terrorists again shell Donetsk airport and sustain losses

    Terrorists last night shelled the Donetsk airport and the positions of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) forces near Debaltseve, the ATO press center has said. “Last night, uncontrolled armed groups fired on our positions near the Donetsk airport, near Debaltseve and in the south of the ATO zone,” reads the report. The press center...

    People’s Front slightly ahead of Poroshenko Bloc with nearly 84% of votes counted
    Oct28

    People’s Front slightly ahead of Poroshenko Bloc with nearly 84% of votes counted

    The Central Election Commission has processed 83.67% of electronic protocols from precinct election commissions as of 07.20, according to the commission’s website. Svoboda still wins no seats on parliament, whereas the gap between the People’s Front and the Bloc of Petro Poroshenko continue to grow. The People’s Front, which...

    NATO ready to cooperate with new parliament and government of Ukraine
    Oct27

    NATO ready to cooperate with new parliament and government of Ukraine

    The North Atlantic Alliance has recognized the democratic nature of the October 26 elections for the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and is ready to cooperate with the president and the new parliament and government. This was stated by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, Ukrinform’s correspondent in Brussels reported. “I congratulate...

    Another 21 hostages released from captivity
    Oct27

    Another 21 hostages released from captivity

    Twenty-one more hostages, among them a human rights activist, six soldiers and 14 civilians, have been released from the captivity of terrorists. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko wrote this on his Twitter page on Monday. “Twenty-one people have been released from captivity. Among them are human rights activist Oleksandr Kudinov, six...

    2/3 votes have been counted: 6 parties enter Ukrainian Parliament
    Oct27

    2/3 votes have been counted: 6 parties enter Ukrainian Parliament

    According to the Central Elections Commission’s which processed 64% of protocols (voting reports), 6 parties enter Ukrainian Parliament: Arseniy Yatseniuk’s People’s Front Party The Bloc of Petro Poroshenko Andriy Sadovy’s Samopomich Union The Opposition Bloc of former Party of Regions MPs Oleh Liashko’s Radical Party Yulia Tymoshenko’s...

    EU waiting for formation of new government in Ukraine
    Oct27

    EU waiting for formation of new government in Ukraine

    The EU welcomes the holding of democratic elections in Ukraine and looks forward to working with a new government. European Council President Herman Van Rompuy and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said this in their joint statement on Monday, Ukrinform’s correspondent in Brussels reported. “The EU welcomes the holding...

    OSCE praises democratic manner of elections and firmness of Ukrainians
    Oct27

    OSCE praises democratic manner of elections and firmness of Ukrainians

    Parliamentary elections in Ukraine were conducted mainly in a democratic manner. OSCE Special Coordinator Kent Harstedt said this at a press conference in Kyiv on Monday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. He said that at this important moment for the future of Ukraine, Ukrainian institutions and voters responded to the challenges in the...

    EU already preparing EUR 500 mln for Ukraine – Yeliseyev
    Oct27

    EU already preparing EUR 500 mln for Ukraine – Yeliseyev

    Ukraine’s representative to the EU Kostiantyn Yeliseyev has noted a positive reaction from the EU regarding the results of early elections for the Verkhovna Rada, which confirms further practical steps by the European Commission in the allocation of financial assistance to the state, Ukraine’s Mission to the EU has told a Ukrinform...

    ENEMO notes transparency and efficiency of Ukraine elections
    Oct27

    ENEMO notes transparency and efficiency of Ukraine elections

    The European Network of Election Monitoring Organizations (ENEMO) believes that the parliamentary elections held in Ukraine on October 26 were transparent and democratic, and their conduct was generally in compliance with international standards. This is stated in a preliminary report by ENEMO, which was presented at a briefing in Kyiv on Monday...

    Terrorists pull fighters and armored vehicles to Donetsk airport
    Oct27

    Terrorists pull fighters and armored vehicles to Donetsk airport

    The pulling of fighters and armored vehicles to the area of the Donetsk airport is still being recorded. Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing on Monday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “The pulling of military equipment and manpower to...

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