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    Military updates, 12/08
    Dec08

    Military updates, 12/08

    Over the weekend (December 6-7, 2014) we received reports of the reinforcement of local insurgent formations, and formations of “camouflaged” Russian forces stationed on the occupied Donbas territory, which incurred losses over the last few days. The reinforcements are arriving mainly in the form of Russian mercenaries and contract soldiers of...

    Ukraine to import electricity from several countries
    Dec08

    Ukraine to import electricity from several countries

    A resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on electricity imports will be signed soon. Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Hennadiy Zubko told this to reporters at a briefing on Monday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “Today or tomorrow we will sign a government resolution according to which we will be able to import electricity....

    Militants shell railway crossing, kill woman
    Dec08

    Militants shell railway crossing, kill woman

    One woman was killed as a result of terrorist shelling near Avdiyivka in Donetsk region on Monday, December 8, and two more – a woman and a teenager – were injured and taken to a local hospital, the press center for the anti-terrorist operation has reported. “According to local residents, at about 13.00, while shelling the...

    Terrorists impinge on Mariupol
    Dec08

    Terrorists impinge on Mariupol

    On Saturday morning, the terrorist gangs used MLRS Grad four times, mortars and anti-tank guided missiles on positions of the ATO forces in the area of Mariupol. The ATO press center wrote on Facebook. “Military dispositions of our troops remain steadfast. Explosions from enemy rounds were heard in the vicinity of the settlement of...

    10 persons killed in Donetsk due to “showdowns” of militants
    Dec08

    10 persons killed in Donetsk due to “showdowns” of militants

    As a result of armed clashes among different groups of military, 10 peaceful citizens were killed yesterday in Donetsk. Representative of the NSDC Information-Analytical Center Andriy Lysenko told a briefing, Ukrinform’s correspondent reports. “Clashes continue between different bandit groups of militants, which pose considerable threat to...

    Minsk agreement is the only way to peace – Belgian foreign minister
    Dec08

    Minsk agreement is the only way to peace – Belgian foreign minister

    Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Didier Reynders has said that a ceasefire in Donbas can be achieved only through the implementation of the Minsk agreement. He said this after a meeting with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk in Kyiv on Monday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “We strongly support the...

    Ukrainian, Canadian defense ministries sign declaration of intent
    Dec08

    Ukrainian, Canadian defense ministries sign declaration of intent

    The Ministry of Defense of Ukraine and the Ministry of National Defense of Canada have signed a declaration of intent to continue cooperation to strengthen the capacity of the Ukrainian government and its security forces to defend Ukraine’s territorial integrity and its people. The document was signed Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan...

    Hontareva requests banks to keep rate at 16 UAH/USD
    Dec08

    Hontareva requests banks to keep rate at 16 UAH/USD

    The National Bank of Ukraine states the absence of improvement of the situation on the financial market of Ukraine, but requests the banks not to weaken the rate lower than 16 UAH/USD. The source in financial circles informs, referring to results of a meeting of NBU governor Valeria Hontareva with representatives of largest banks, Apostrophe...

    Several thousand Russian soldiers remain in Ukraine – NSDC
    Dec08

    Several thousand Russian soldiers remain in Ukraine – NSDC

    The number of Russian troops in Ukraine remains unchanged and amounts to several thousand servicemen. National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing on Monday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “We do not have the exact number, but these are several thousand...

    Donetsk airport terminals suitable for defense – NSDC
    Dec08

    Donetsk airport terminals suitable for defense – NSDC

    Donetsk airport terminals are destroyed, but still suitable for the defense. Spokesman of NSDC Information-Analytical Center Andriy Lysenko told a briefing, Ukrinform’s correspondent reported. “The old and new terminals are destroyed at the Donetsk airport, but there is the ability to keep the defense, to repel the attacks and to meet...

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