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    Prodan says Ukraine may prepay for Russian gas by December 1
    Nov18

    Prodan says Ukraine may prepay for Russian gas by December 1

    Ukraine plans to make a prepayment to Russia for natural gas before December 1, Ukrainian Energy and Coal Industry Minister Yuriy Prodan has said. “Purchases will start once the cold sets in. It’s possible we’ll start (pre-payments) before December 1… The situation is not yet critical,” Reuters quoted him as saying....

    Dmitry Tymchuk: A few words on the situation in the ATO zone
    Nov18

    Dmitry Tymchuk: A few words on the situation in the ATO zone

    Over the past few days, we observed the completion of the formation of enemy strike tactical groups in Donbas (strike [groups] in particular–their composition, place of deployment and character of conducted activities do not suggest that the Russian-terrorist troops are preparing for a defense), at the moment they are practically ready for an...

    Yatseniuk offers Norway special conditions for investment in Ukrainian gas transport system
    Nov18

    Yatseniuk offers Norway special conditions for investment in Ukrainian gas transport system

    The Ukrainian authorities are ready to provide special conditions to Norwegian companies who will be ready to invest in the modernization of the Ukrainian gas transport system. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said this at a Norwegian-Ukrainian business forum in Kyiv on Tuesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “The Ukrainian government...

    Poroshenko proposes creating working group with Hungary and Slovakia to strengthen energy security in Europe
    Nov18

    Poroshenko proposes creating working group with Hungary and Slovakia to strengthen energy security in Europe

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has proposed creating a working group between Ukraine, Hungary and Slovakia to use new technical possibilities for strengthening energy security in Europe. He said this on Monday during a telephone conversation with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, the presidential press service reported. “The...

    If Ukraine destroys Russian military convoy, it will unleash full-scale war – Chaly
    Nov18

    If Ukraine destroys Russian military convoy, it will unleash full-scale war – Chaly

    Ukrainian military do not launch a powerful rocket attack on columns of Russian military equipment that cross the terrorist-controlled border, because it might provoke a full-scale war with Russia, which will use all its military might. Deputy Head of Ukraine’s Presidential Administration Valeriy Chaly said this during the Freedom of Speech...

    Militants shell Ukrainian positions over 30 times in past 24 hours
    Nov18

    Militants shell Ukrainian positions over 30 times in past 24 hours

    Russian-terrorist forces have shelled the positions of Ukrainian anti-terrorist operation forces over 30 times in the past 24 hours. Information Resistance group leader Dmytro Tymchuk reported this on his Facebook page. “Over the past 24 hours the greatest activity of militants was reported in the Debaltseve and Luhansk directions –...

    National Security and Defense Council: 6 Ukrainian military got killed, 9 wounded over past 24 hours
    Nov17

    National Security and Defense Council: 6 Ukrainian military got killed, 9 wounded over past 24 hours

    17 November 2014 – The situation in Donetsk and Luhansk regions remains tense. Militants continue their attacks and keep firing at the positions of anti-terrorist operation (ATO) forces. Movement and regrouping of Russian troops and of militants is observed. Militants are building up their forces and weapons at the following directions: Pisky...

    Norway ready to strengthen sanctions against Russia – ambassador
    Nov17

    Norway ready to strengthen sanctions against Russia – ambassador

    Norway is ready to support the strengthening of sanctions against Russia if need be. Norwegian Ambassador to Ukraine Jon Elvedal Fredriksen said this in an interview with Ukrinform. “Until we see some positive changes in the actions of the Russian side, we will continue the effect of the existing sanctions…. Today, I think that our...

    Europe wants to continue talks on eastern Ukraine
    Nov17

    Europe wants to continue talks on eastern Ukraine

    The European Union supports the intensification of negotiations as part of the trilateral contact group involving Ukraine, Russia and the OSCE with a view to resolving the situation in Donbas. This is stated in the conclusions of the EU Foreign Affairs Council on Ukraine, which were approved on Monday, Ukrinform’s correspondent in Brussels...

    EU decides to expand ‘black list’ of Donbas separatists
    Nov17

    EU decides to expand ‘black list’ of Donbas separatists

    The European Union is planning to expand personal sanctions against separatists operating in eastern Ukraine by the end of November 2014. The EU Foreign Affairs Council made such a decision on Monday, Ukrinform’s correspondent in Brussels reported. “Having assessed the situation on the ground, the Council calls on the EEAS and the...

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