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    Russia loses $140 bln per year due to sanctions and oil prices
    Nov24

    Russia loses $140 bln per year due to sanctions and oil prices

    Russia loses about $40 billion a year due to sanctions and $90-100 billion due to a drop in oil prices. Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said this at an international financial and economic forum, the Apostrophe online news site reported. “We lose about $40 billion a year because of geopolitical sanctions, and we lose about $90-100...

    National Security and Defense Council: the shelling intensity of Ukrainian positions remains on the same level, 3 casualties among the Ukrainian military within last 24 hours
    Nov24

    National Security and Defense Council: the shelling intensity of Ukrainian positions remains on the same level, 3 casualties among the Ukrainian military within last 24 hours

    Kyiv, 24 October 2014 – Situation in the ATO-zone remains tense. “The shelling intensity won`t decrease. The terrorists try to recapture the territories under control of the Ukrainian Army and carry out attacks on the ATO forces positions in Donetsk, Debaltsevo, Lugansk, Mariupol directions and near Bahmutivska road. 3 soldiers were killed, 24 –...

    Terrorists trying to seize new territories
    Nov24

    Terrorists trying to seize new territories

    Pro-Russian terrorists do not reduce the intensity of shelling and are trying to seize a greater part of Ukrainian territory. 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 intensity of shelling...

    President promises to speed up formation of new government
    Nov24

    President promises to speed up formation of new government

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has promised to make every effort to ensure that a coalition government is formed as soon as possible. He said this at a joint press conference with Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite in Kyiv on Monday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “The president should not interfere in the process of signing...

    Stoltenberg confirms that Ukraine could become NATO member
    Nov24

    Stoltenberg confirms that Ukraine could become NATO member

    Ukraine will become a member of NATO if it fulfills the criteria required for membership of the alliance. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said this at a meeting of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly in The Hague on Monday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “Our policy is the same. The door is open for countries which fulfill the...

    Lithuania vows to provide all possible military aid to Ukraine
    Nov24

    Lithuania vows to provide all possible military aid to Ukraine

    Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite has promised to provide Ukraine with all possible military assistance. She stated this during a conversation of the heads of the two countries with the media, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “Ukraine will receive all the support Lithuania has,” she said. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko,...

    Three Ukrainian servicemen killed, 24 injured over past 24 hours
    Nov24

    Three Ukrainian servicemen killed, 24 injured over past 24 hours

    Three Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and 24 more have been injured in the anti-terrorist operation zone over the past 24 hours. National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing on Monday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “Over the past 24 hours three...

    Ukraine, Lithuania sign road map for two years
    Nov24

    Ukraine, Lithuania sign road map for two years

    Ukraine and Lithuania have signed a road map for the development of strategic partnership for 2015-2016. The document was signed by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite. The signing ceremony took place in the House with Chimeras in Kyiv on Monday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. As reported, on...

    Situation in Ukraine’s eastern regions. Map
    Nov24

    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 November 24 has been released by the information and analytical center of the National Security and Defense Council.

    Ukrainians in Netherlands ask Dutch parliament to recognize Holodomor as genocide
    Nov24

    Ukrainians in Netherlands ask Dutch parliament to recognize Holodomor as genocide

    The Ukrainian community in the Netherlands has submitted a petition to the Dutch parliament with the request to recognize the Holodomor famine of 1932-1933 as genocide against the Ukrainian people. A Ukrinform correspondent said that the petition had been signed by more than 200 representatives of the Ukrainian community. The document was handed...

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