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    Ukraine beats Macedonia 1-0 in Euro 2016 qualifier
    Oct13

    Ukraine beats Macedonia 1-0 in Euro 2016 qualifier

    Ukraine’s national football team beat Macedonia 1-0 in their third Euro 2016 qualifier on October 12. Serhiy Sydorchuk scored the only goal just before halftime. Andriy Yarmolenko missed a penalty kick at the start of the second time. The victory over Macedonia brought Ukraine to third place in Group C. Group C standings: Slovakia – 9...

    Ukrainian army to spend winter in Donbas combat zone – president
    Oct13

    Ukrainian army to spend winter in Donbas combat zone – president

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that Ukrainian troops will remain in the area of the anti-terrorist operation in Donbas this winter. He said this in his address to the nation on Sunday. “We also focus on preparations for this winter, because now no one can talk about the return of our troops from the area of the anti-terrorist...

    Merkel refuses to meet with Putin
    Oct13

    Merkel refuses to meet with Putin

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has refused to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Der Spiegel has reported, citing its own sources in the German government. “Merkel considers it inappropriate to hold consultations with the Russian leader, given the escalation of the crisis in Ukraine,” the report says. Meanwhile, the Kremlin...

    Ukrainian positions come under fire over 50 times in past 24 hours
    Oct13

    Ukrainian positions come under fire over 50 times in past 24 hours

    Russian-terrorist forces have violated a “silence regime” more than 50 times in the past 24 hours. The positions of the anti-terrorist operation forces were shelled with BM-21 Grad multiple rocket launchers at least ten times, Information Resistance group coordinator Dmytro Tymchuk has said. He noted that militants had also used small...

    Poroshenko dismisses Heletei as Ukraine’s defense minister
    Oct13

    Poroshenko dismisses Heletei as Ukraine’s defense minister

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has dismissed Valeriy Heletei as Ukraine’s defense minister, the presidential press service has reported. “The president satisfied a report on the resignation of the defense minister and will table in parliament on Monday a motion on the appointment of the new defense minister,” reads the...

    OSCE mission to Ukraine expanded to 1,500 observers
    Oct13

    OSCE mission to Ukraine expanded to 1,500 observers

    The number of observers of the OSCE special monitoring mission in Donbas has been increased to 1,500. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said this in his address on the implementation of his peace plan and the strengthening of the defense of the state. “I filed a request and received a positive response that the number of OSCE observers...

    This is Ukraine today – October 12
    Oct12

    This is Ukraine today – October 12

    War, not the expected peace arrived at the doorstep of Great Britain and France when they gave up Czechoslovakia to Hitler in 1938. War is happening right here at home and not in faraway Europe – the United States were harshly reminded about this at Pearl Harbor in 1942. War descended on Ukraine and thus is now much closer to Paris and Berlin,...

    Summary information from IAC of NSDC as of 12:00 – 12.10.2014
    Oct12

    Summary information from IAC of NSDC as of 12:00 – 12.10.2014

    Yesterday President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko made a work trip to Kharkiv region with traditional focus on security and defense. During his visit to the Ivan Kozhedub Kharkiv Air Force University the President of Ukraine underlined that the state will provide required support to restore and modernize Ukrainian Air Force. The President mentioned...

    Pro-Russian terrorists in Eastern Ukraine want to “turn off” Russian gas for Europe
    Oct12

    Pro-Russian terrorists in Eastern Ukraine want to “turn off” Russian gas for Europe

    Pro-Russian terrorists in Donbas are planning to “turn off” at least one gas pipeline “Soyuz” from the Ukrainian gas transportation system, which provides a quarter of Russian gas transit to Europe. It is reported by ZN.ua with reference to article “Donbas. Chronicles of energy stalker” in the 36th issue of “Zerkalo...

    Summary information from IAC of NSDC as of 12:00 – 11.10.2014
    Oct11

    Summary information from IAC of NSDC as of 12:00 – 11.10.2014

    Situation in the ATO zone Situation in the ATO zone remains complicated.  Militants continue infringing ceasefire agreements reached in Minsk. Terrorist mostly used mortar guns and small weapons during assaults, and in some cases armor was used. Frequency of barrel and missile artillery deployment decreased within recent days. Within last 24...

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