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    Ukraine to modernize its military fleet
    Oct23

    Ukraine to modernize its military fleet

    Ukraine will modernize its military fleet and equip it with modern weapons. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told this to journalists in Odesa on Thursday, the presidential press service reported. “Today, there are developments on modernizing ships and equipping them with high-precision weapons and new means of electronic warfare that...

    FT: Russian soldiers disclosed their goal in Ukraine during ‘truce’
    Oct23

    FT: Russian soldiers disclosed their goal in Ukraine during ‘truce’

    Financial Times has asked Russian soldiers, who arrived in Luhansk after a truce was declared, to disclose the purpose of their visit to Ukraine, LB.ua has reported, referring to FT correspondent Courtney Weaver. “During an encounter with them in the only functioning restaurant in the city – Weeping Willows – she [Weaver]...

    ‘Normandy format’ as Putin’s PR?
    Oct23

    ‘Normandy format’ as Putin’s PR?

    UKRAINE-MELNIK-COMMENTA UKRAINE-MELNIK-COMMENTARY ‘Normandy format’ as Putin’s PR?

    Poroshenko names next State Border Service head
    Oct23

    Poroshenko names next State Border Service head

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has criticized the leaders of the Southern Customs, the State Fiscal Service and other law enforcement agencies for their poor performance, a Ukrinform correspondent has said. He said that a lot of smuggled goods illegally crossed the state border due to current criminal schemes. “But I will destroy this...

    Summary information and map from Information Analysis Center – 22.10.2014
    Oct23

    Summary information and map from Information Analysis Center – 22.10.2014

    Yesterday President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko spoke over telephone with the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. In the course of the conversation the need to ensure regime of complete ceasefire and of artillery silence was underlined. After the silence regime was announced intensity of shelling decreased by several times....

    One soldier killed in Donbas
    Oct23

    One soldier killed in Donbas

    One Ukrainian serviceman has been killed in the area of the anti-terrorist operation in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours. Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing on Thursday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “One soldier has been killed...

    European Parliament backs cancellation of customs duties on Ukrainian exports
    Oct23

    European Parliament backs cancellation of customs duties on Ukrainian exports

    The European Parliament has supported the extension by the EU of the autonomous regime of trade preferences for Ukraine for the period from November 1, 2014 to December 31, 2015. The vote on a respective legislative resolution was held at a plenary session in Strasbourg on Thursday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. The rapporteur on this issue...

    Ukraine again among top 20 teams in FIFA ranking
    Oct23

    Ukraine again among top 20 teams in FIFA ranking

    Victories over Belarus (2-0) and Macedonia (1-0) in the qualifying round of the Euro 2016 European Football Championship have returned Ukraine to the list of top 20 teams in the ranking of the International Football Federation (FIFA). The coefficient of the Blue-Yellows in the October rating grew by 65 points, to 920, which help Ukraine climb...

    Interior Ministry ready for ‘any provocations’ in Donbas elections
    Oct23

    Interior Ministry ready for ‘any provocations’ in Donbas elections

    Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov has said that the Interior Ministry is ready to stop any provocations during elections in Donetsk and Luhansk regions. He said this during a conference call at the Cabinet of Ministers chaired by Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk, Ukrinform’s correspondent reported. “I firmly state that the...

    Situation in Ukraine’s eastern regions. Map
    Oct23

    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.

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