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    Format of Poroshenko and Putin meeting in Milan in process of adjustment – MFA
    Oct15

    Format of Poroshenko and Putin meeting in Milan in process of adjustment – MFA

    The format of a meeting of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and President of Russia Vladimir Putin at the ASEM summit October 16-17 in Milan is at the stage of adjustment. Spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry Yevhen Perebyinis told a briefing in Kyiv, Wednesday, answering a question whether a bilateral meeting of Presidents to be held in...

    Situation in Ukraine’s eastern regions. Map
    Oct15

    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.

    237 educational institutions of Donetsk region damaged due to combat actions
    Oct15

    237 educational institutions of Donetsk region damaged due to combat actions

    Combat actions damaged 237 educational institutions of Donetsk region. It was managed to renew less than one quarter. The press service of the Donetsk Regional State Administration informs. “Over a period of holding the antiterrorist operation in Donetsk region, 237 educational institutions were damaged, out of these, 50 were rebuilt in...

    Six more Russian television channels could be banned in Ukraine
    Oct15

    Six more Russian television channels could be banned in Ukraine

    The National Council on Television and Radio Broadcasting is planning to ban in court the programs of six more Russian television channels in Ukraine. The council’s deputy chairman, Hryhoriy Shverk, said this at a briefing on Wednesday, Ukrinform’s correspondent reported. “Three cases against six Russian channels are currently...

    Poroshenko assures Poltorak’s appointment is not accidental
    Oct15

    Poroshenko assures Poltorak’s appointment is not accidental

    Appointment of Stepan Poltorak as Defense Minister, who previously headed the National Guard, is not accidental, since earlier he proved to be the best in different situations. President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko stressed this when he introduced new head to the Defense Ministry personnel, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “This appointment is...

    Artillery helps our roadblocks counter terrorists – NSDC
    Oct15

    Artillery helps our roadblocks counter terrorists – NSDC

    The artillery repels attacks of terrorists, who are attacking our roadblocks in Bakhmutivka, Luhansk region. Ukrainian units are sent there. Spokesman of the NSDC Information-Analytical Center Andriy Lysenko told a briefing, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “Currently, a fight is in the area of Bakhmutivka, Luhansk region. Terrorists...

    Parliamentary elections will be held according to winter time
    Oct15

    Parliamentary elections will be held according to winter time

    Early parliamentary elections to the parliament October 26 will be held according to the winter time. According to the resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of May 13, 1996, Ukrainians over last Sunday of October will move hands of the clock one hour back. This year, this will happen October 26, at 04:00 a.m.

    Kerry names conditions for easing sanctions against Russia
    Oct15

    Kerry names conditions for easing sanctions against Russia

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has put forward conditions for Russia regarding a possible easing of sanctions imposed by the West. He said this at a press conference in Paris after talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Ukrinform’s correspondent reported. “There are four to five principal requirements with respect to...

    Okhendovsky does not rule out holding elections in some districts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions
    Oct15

    Okhendovsky does not rule out holding elections in some districts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions

    According to preliminary forecasts, preterm elections of people’s deputies may be held in 13 out of 21 electoral districts in Donetsk region and in five out of 11 election districts in Luhansk. CEC Head Mykhailo Okhendovsky said during a meeting with Special Coordinator of the OSCE short term observation mission, the Central Election...

    S&P upgrades Kyiv’s ratings
    Oct15

    S&P upgrades Kyiv’s ratings

    Standard & Poor’s rating agency has raised its long-term issuer credit rating on the Ukrainian capital city of Kyiv and its issue ratings on Kyiv’s debt to ‘CCC’ from ‘CC,’ the agency’s press service has reported. “The city of Kyiv repaid its Ukrainian hryvnia (UAH) 1.125 billion domestic bond...

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