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    Poroshenko says he knows nothing about 1,000 soldiers killed near Ilovaisk
    Oct04

    Poroshenko says he knows nothing about 1,000 soldiers killed near Ilovaisk

    FSB lies about 1,000 soldiers killed near Ilovaisk should be returned to the Kremlin, as they were spread to discredit the Ukrainian army and its commanders. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said this at a briefing in Lviv on Friday, while commenting on significant losses in the east of Ukraine, Ukrinform’s correspondent reported....

    Russia’s lies throw any statements by Kremlin into question – Serheyev
    Oct04

    Russia’s lies throw any statements by Kremlin into question – Serheyev

    False and cynical accusations from Moscow against Ukraine regarding the genocide of its own people have deepened the doubt of the international community about any statements made by the Kremlin authorities on the situation surrounding the current conflict in Donbas. Ukraine’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Yuriy Serheyev...

    Ukrainian positions come under fire three times in past 24 hours
    Oct04

    Ukrainian positions come under fire three times in past 24 hours

    Russian-supported militants stormed the positions of the Ukrainian anti-terrorist operation (ATO) forces three times in the past 24 hours, the ATO press center has reported on its page on Facebook. “In the past 24 hours militants stormed Ukrainian military positions at the Donetsk airport, in Pavlopil and Nikishyne,” the report...

    United States urges Russia to immediately calm its militants
    Oct04

    United States urges Russia to immediately calm its militants

    Washington has called on Moscow to immediately influence the militants so that they end their attacks in eastern Ukraine, and also warned it of the need to stop the flow of arms and manpower into sovereign Ukrainian territory. U.S. State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki said this at a press briefing in Washington on Friday, Ukrinform’s...

    Donetsk airport under control of Ukrainian troops
    Oct04

    Donetsk airport under control of Ukrainian troops

    The Donetsk airport and the nearby area are under the control of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) forces, the ATO press center has reported on its Facebook page. “The situation near the Donetsk airport is under the control of the ATO forces,” the report says.

    White House condemns killing of Red Cross employee
    Oct04

    White House condemns killing of Red Cross employee

    The United States has condemned the murder of an employee of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), who was killed after a shell hit the ICRC office in Donetsk on October 2. The White House said this in a statement issued on Friday, Ukrinform’s correspondent reported. “The United States condemns the killing of Laurent...

    Ukraine has evidence ICRC staff member killed by separatists – Serheyev
    Oct04

    Ukraine has evidence ICRC staff member killed by separatists – Serheyev

    There is strong evidence that a shell that killed an employee of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Donetsk was launched from the territory controlled by separatists, and Ukraine promises to conduct a full and open investigation. Ukraine’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Yuriy Serheyev said this at a...

    Poroshenko signs law on lustration
    Oct03

    Poroshenko signs law on lustration

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that he has decided to sign a law on the cleansing of power. The head of state wrote this on his Facebook page. “I have decided to sign an important law. There will be lustration! The state apparatus will be cleared of KGB agents and top Party of Regions officials!” Poroshenko...

    Government ready to allocate another billion for defense
    Oct03

    Government ready to allocate another billion for defense

    The Cabinet is ready to allocate additionally UAH 1 billion for repairs of military technology. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said Friday, following a meeting at the Defense Ministry, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “As concerns financing, all necessary volumes are already covered by the government – an additional billion, which may...

    Security forces detain about 30 Russian mercenaries in Donbas
    Oct03

    Security forces detain about 30 Russian mercenaries in Donbas

    Ukrainian law enforcement agencies have detained 26 Russian citizens involved in the terrorist activities of militants in Donbas. An advisor to the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) chief, Markiyan Lubkivsky, said this at a briefing on Friday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “If we talk about the number of Russian citizens detained by...

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