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    Industrial production in Ukraine shrinks by 9.4% in ten months
    Nov18

    Industrial production in Ukraine shrinks by 9.4% in ten months

    Industrial production in Ukraine in January-October 2014 shrank by 9.4% compared to the same period last year, the State Statistics Service of Ukraine has reported. According to the service, in October 2014, industrial production grew by 7.5% compared to the previous month, but fell by 16.3% compared with October 2013. As reported, in September...

    NATO: Russia continues to send troops and weapons into Ukraine
    Nov18

    NATO: Russia continues to send troops and weapons into Ukraine

    Russia continues to destabilize the situation in eastern Ukraine, sends troops and heavy weapons into Donbas and does not comply with the Minsk agreements. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said this before a meeting of the EU foreign ministers (defense) in Brussels on Tuesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “We see that Russia...

    Poroshenko, Steinmeier discuss possibility of Weimar format of talks on Donbas
    Nov18

    Poroshenko, Steinmeier discuss possibility of Weimar format of talks on Donbas

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier discussed in Kyiv on Tuesday the possibility of holding negotiations on the settlement of the situation in Donbas in the Weimar format – involving Germany, Poland and France, the presidential press service has reported. “In the context of...

    Poroshenko dismisses three regional governors
    Nov18

    Poroshenko dismisses three regional governors

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed decrees dismissing the heads of the Poltava, Rivne and Ternopil regional state administrations. The decrees have been posted on the official website of the head of state. In particular, Viktor Buhaichuk was dismissed as chairman of Poltava Regional State Administration, Serhiy Rybachok as governor...

    Steinmeier sees Minsk agreements as basis for peaceful settlement
    Nov18

    Steinmeier sees Minsk agreements as basis for peaceful settlement

    The Minsk agreements should remain the basis for continuing the dialogue on the peaceful settlement of the situation in Donbas. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said this after a meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday, while answering journalists’ questions, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “I...

    Ukraine loses six more soldiers over past 24 hours
    Nov18

    Ukraine loses six more soldiers over past 24 hours

    Six Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and nine more have been injured in the Donbas conflict zone over 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 Tuesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “Over the past 24...

    SBU: Russian special services were preparing terrorist attack against Dutch delegation in Kharkiv
    Nov18

    SBU: Russian special services were preparing terrorist attack against Dutch delegation in Kharkiv

    The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has prevented the commission of a terrorist attack against a Dutch government delegation in Kharkiv. SBU Chief Valentyn Nalyvaichenko said this at a briefing on Tuesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “During the interrogation of a female member of a terrorist group [who was detained on suspicion...

    Russia violates human rights in Crimea – Human Rights Watch
    Nov18

    Russia violates human rights in Crimea – Human Rights Watch

    Russian and Crimean authorities have significantly restricted human rights guarantees in Crimea since the peninsula was illegally annexed by Russia. This is stated in a report by the Human Rights Watch international human rights organization, Deutsche Welle reported. “Those who oppose Russia’s position in the Ukrainian conflict are...

    Situation in Ukraine’s eastern regions. Map
    Nov18

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

    Ukraine begins talks on electricity imports from Russia
    Nov18

    Ukraine begins talks on electricity imports from Russia

    Ukrinterenergo should begin negotiations with the Russian side on the possibility of electricity imports from Russia. Ukrainian Energy and Coal Industry Minister Yuriy Prodan told this to reporters in Kyiv on Tuesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “I instructed Ukrinterenergo to hold negotiations with the Russian side in order to...

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