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    Ukrainian troops retreat from checkpoint near Yasynuvata – journalist
    Sep17

    Ukrainian troops retreat from checkpoint near Yasynuvata – journalist

    The anti-terrorist operation forces have lost control of the checkpoint near Yasynuvata and retreated from it for a few kilometers, journalist Roman Bochkala has reported on Facebook. “Terrorists continue to attack and break through our line of defense. According to fighters from the 93rd brigade, now they have lost control of the...

    Verkhovna Rada passes law on lustration
    Sep17

    Verkhovna Rada passes law on lustration

    The Verkhovna Rada, after several unsuccessful attempts and persuasion by Speaker Oleksandr Turchynov, has adopted the law on the cleansing of power. A total of 231 MPs voted for such a decision on Tuesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. The law defines the legal and organizational principles of the procedure for the cleansing of power from...

    The laws on the amnesty and legalization of pro-Russian separatists are adopted
    Sep16

    The laws on the amnesty and legalization of pro-Russian separatists are adopted

    Ukrainian members of Parliament have approved presidential laws granting special status to Donbas and amnestying members of separatists armed groups in Eastern Ukraine. First of all the initiators of the laws couldn’t gain enough votes to hold a meeting behind closed doors. With the necessary 226 votes (50% + 1 vote) they gained 221 votes....

    Van Rompuy, Barroso make joint statement on ratification of Association Agreement
    Sep16

    Van Rompuy, Barroso make joint statement on ratification of Association Agreement

    The EU-Ukraine Association Agreement will provide a blueprint for Ukraine’s transformation into a prosperous European democracy. Such a joint statement was made by European Council President Herman Van Rompuy and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso in connection with the ratification of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement,...

    Ukraine asks EU to give another EUR 2 bln in aid
    Sep16

    Ukraine asks EU to give another EUR 2 bln in aid

    The Ukrainian government has asked the European Commission to provide an additional EUR 2 billion in the form of macro-financial assistance, which will be sent to the budget. The director of the department for debt and international financial assistance at the Finance Ministry, Halyna Pakharchuk, said this at a meeting of the Verkhovna Rada...

    Shoigu wants to deploy ‘proper troop grouping’ in Crimea
    Sep16

    Shoigu wants to deploy ‘proper troop grouping’ in Crimea

    Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has said that there are plans to deploy “a proper and self-sufficient troop grouping” in the Russian-occupied Crimea, ITAR-TASS has reported. “Deploying a proper and self-sufficient troop grouping in the Crimean direction has become one of the priorities. The military and political...

    Merkel asks Putin to remove troops from Ukraine
    Sep16

    Merkel asks Putin to remove troops from Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said during a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin last night that Russian troops should be completely removed from Ukraine. This was stated by German government spokesman Steffen Seibert, Ukrinform’s correspondent reported. “The federal chancellor said that the complete...

    NATO not recognizing ‘elections’ in Crimea
    Sep16

    NATO not recognizing ‘elections’ in Crimea

    The North Atlantic Alliance does not recognize the so-called “elections” that took place in Russian-occupied Crimea on September 14, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has said. “We continue to condemn Russia’s illegal and illegitimate ‘annexation’ of Crimea and its continued and deliberate...

    Terrorists preparing to use chemical weapons – ATO headquarters
    Sep16

    Terrorists preparing to use chemical weapons – ATO headquarters

    Ukrainian security services have learned through radio intercepts that terrorists are preparing to use chemical weapons to capture the Donetsk airport, the press center for the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) has reported on Facebook. “After numerous unsuccessful attempts by illegal armed groups to seize the Donetsk airport, which is...

    Schultz signs ratification letter
    Sep16

    Schultz signs ratification letter

    European Parliament President Martin Schulz has signed a letter informing the Ukrainian side about the completion of the ratification of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, Ukrinform’s correspondent has reported. “I also signed the letter regarding the entry into force of this decision. This is a signal of solidarity of the European...

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