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    Ukraine loses three more servicemen
    Oct08

    Ukraine loses three more servicemen

    Three Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and 12 more have been injured in the area of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) 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 in Kyiv on Wednesday.

    Government trying to save Kyiv from default
    Oct08

    Government trying to save Kyiv from default

    The Ukrainian government has allocated UAH 1.8 billion to Kyiv, including for gas debt repayment. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said this at a cabinet meeting on Wednesday, Ukrinform’s correspondent reported. “We have allocated UAH 1.8 billion in support of the capital. I am asking the finance minister to allocate [UAH]...

    Another EUR 6 million to be spent on ‘Wall’ with Russia
    Oct08

    Another EUR 6 million to be spent on ‘Wall’ with Russia

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine will allocate an additional six million euros for the “Wall” project. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said this at a government meeting on Wednesday, Ukrinform’s correspondent reported. “Today another important decision is made on the reinforcement of the state border – an...

    Terrorists kill three civilians in Donetsk, injure four
    Oct08

    Terrorists kill three civilians in Donetsk, injure four

    Three civilians have been killed and four more have been injured in Donetsk after terrorists shelled the city. Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing on Wednesday. “Terrorists shelled the Kyivsky and Kuibyshevsky districts of Donetsk, killing...

    Situation in Ukraine’s eastern regions. Map
    Oct08

    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.

    Poroshenko appoints one more presidential advisor
    Oct08

    Poroshenko appoints one more presidential advisor

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has appointed Ihor Smeshko as his advisor. A decree to that effect has been posted on the website of the head of state. In 1997-2000, Smeshko served as chief of the Main Intelligence Department at the Defense Ministry. From November 2002 to June 2003, he worked as deputy secretary of the National Security and...

    Kurchenko receives Russian citizenship
    Oct08

    Kurchenko receives Russian citizenship

    Main financier of the Yanukovych “family” Serhiy Kurchenko, against whom a number of criminal proceedings were instituted, received citizenship of the Russian Federation. The press service of the Security Service of Ukraine told Ukrinform. “According to available data, he (Kurchenko) is hiding in Russia, where in violation of the Ukrainian law he...

    Ukraine preparing plan to regain control over state border – Nuland
    Oct08

    Ukraine preparing plan to regain control over state border – Nuland

    The Ukrainian authorities are developing proposals to restore control over the border with Russia and ensure its international monitoring. U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland said this at a meeting with the leadership of the Ukrainian State Border Service, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “As far as we understand, after our...

    Summary information from IAC of NSDC as of 12:00 – 7.10.2014
    Oct08

    Summary information from IAC of NSDC as of 12:00 – 7.10.2014

    Situation in the ATO zone Yesterday we reported decrease in blanketing fire after 02:00 am. Nevertheless, contrary to the expectation of silence mode settlement, terrorists and Russian mercenaries continued outshooting and attacking ATO forces positions. We are referring to latest attempts to assail Donetsk airport which was outshot using...

    Lufthansa Cargo performs all flights despite strike
    Oct08

    Lufthansa Cargo performs all flights despite strike

    Despite a strike of pilots, German transport airlines Lufthansa Cargo will perform all cargo flights planned for October 8-9. The press service of the airlines informs, a special correspondent of Ukrinform reports. “Despite a strike of pilots, Lufthansa Cargo intends to perform all cargo flights planned for Wednesday and Thursday. To remind,...

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