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    Yanukovych changes mind to be president
    Dec08

    Yanukovych changes mind to be president

    Viktor Yanukovych Jr. resigned as head of the Automobile Federation of Ukraine (AFU). This is stated in his address posted on the AFU website. “Since my life principle has always been compulsory division between motor racing and politics, in order that the Automobile Federation of Ukraine further developed, I withdraw from the leadership of...

    Russia to resume gas supply to Ukraine on December 11
    Dec08

    Russia to resume gas supply to Ukraine on December 11

    Ukraine will start taking on December 11 the Russian gas for which it paid on December 6, the press service of PJSC Ukrtransgaz has told an Ukrinform reporter. “Ukrtransgaz got the instruction from the [Naftogaz of Ukraine] management to prepare the transport system for the receipt of Russian gas from December 11. The instruction came this...

    Hroisman offers to promptly abolish parliamentary immunity
    Dec08

    Hroisman offers to promptly abolish parliamentary immunity

    Verkhovna Rada Chairman Volodymyr Hroisman supports an initiative on the prompt abolition of parliamentary immunity. He said this at the Conciliation Board, Ukrinform reports. “As regards the removal of immunity, I personally, as Chairman of the parliament support it … I really would like that we reviewed it as soon as possible and...

    Yatseniuk urges MPs to adopt package of laws for survival
    Dec08

    Yatseniuk urges MPs to adopt package of laws for survival

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk has called on the Verkhovna Rada to adopt a package of economic laws that are necessary to save the country in the current situation. He said this after a meeting with Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Didier Reynders, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “The situation is...

    This is Ukraine today – December 7: Russian President Vladimir Putin seeks to annex Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts of Ukraine
    Dec08

    This is Ukraine today – December 7: Russian President Vladimir Putin seeks to annex Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts of Ukraine

    Maidan Community Sector, Lviv: Dear friends! December 6 – In Vinnytsia, people participating in a rally (200 people) voted for the resignation of the Head of Vinnytsia Regional State Administration Anatoliy Oliynyk as well as for a new “people’s governor” Oleksiy Furman who is also the Head of Vinnytsia branch of all-Ukrainian...

    Rada proposes to hear ministers only on Fridays
    Dec08

    Rada proposes to hear ministers only on Fridays

    Verkhovna Rada Chairman Volodymyr Hroisman proposes not to call ministers on other than Friday days to report in the parliament. He said at the Conciliation Council, Ukrinform’s correspondent reports. “As concerns a question to the government… we have Friday, we have an hour of questions to the government and they will report to us,”...

    Situation in Ukraine’s eastern regions. Map
    Dec08

    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. The map that reflects the situation in Donbas as of 12.00 on December 8 has been released by the information and analytical center of the National Security and Defense Council.

    Russia must pay for aggression – Yatseniuk
    Dec08

    Russia must pay for aggression – Yatseniuk

    The Russian Federation must pay for its aggression, including through sanctions. Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatseniuk said by results of his meeting with Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders, Ukrinform’s correspondent reports. “If Russia further continues the aggressive policy against Ukraine...

    Turchynov proposes to discuss fate of non-aligned status as soon as possible
    Dec08

    Turchynov proposes to discuss fate of non-aligned status as soon as possible

    Leader of the People’s Front Oleksandr Turchynov considers that the law on abolishment of Ukraine’s non-aligned status should be considered in the Verkhovna Rada Tuesday. He said this at a meeting of the Conciliation Council, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. According to Turchynov, it would be appropriate to consider a law...

    Yatseniuk, Sevcovic discuss investment in Ukraine’s gas transport system
    Dec08

    Yatseniuk, Sevcovic discuss investment in Ukraine’s gas transport system

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk has held a phone conversation with European Commission Vice President for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic, the press service of the Ukrainian government has reported. During the conversation, which was held on Friday, December 5, Yatseniuk and Sevcovic discussed priorities for cooperation in the energy...

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