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    Russia has not yet removed troops from border with Ukraine – NSDC
    Oct21

    Russia has not yet removed troops from border with Ukraine – NSDC

    Russia has not yet removed its troops from the border with Ukraine, despite the fact that its military exercises have allegedly ended. National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing on Tuesday. “We watched the beginning of the movement of Russian troops that...

    Denisova promises rising of pensions from January
    Oct21

    Denisova promises rising of pensions from January

    The Cabinet plans rising of pensions from January 1 next year. This depends on the fact whether the parliament approves economic, tax and budget reforms, offered by the government. Social Policy Minister Liudmyla Denisova told in the program “Government in touch with citizens” on the First National TV Channel Tuesday, Ukrinform reports. “Since...

    ATO forces survive previous day without casualties, there are wounded
    Oct21

    ATO forces survive previous day without casualties, there are wounded

    No casualties were among Ukrainian military over the previous day, four law enforcers were wounded. Spokesman of the NSDC Information-Analytical Center Andriy Lysenko told a briefing, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “There are no casualties among Ukrainian military over the previous day, four Ukrainian soldiers were wounded,” he...

    Nearly 200,000 Ukrainians change polling place
    Oct21

    Nearly 200,000 Ukrainians change polling place

    A total of 190,283 Ukrainians have changed their polling place in early parliamentary elections on October 26 without changing their voting address, the Central Electoral Commission has told a Ukrinform correspondent. In particular, most voters who temporarily changed their polling place are from Donetsk region – 21,704 people,...

    Situation in Ukraine’s eastern regions. Map
    Oct21

    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.

    Ukroboronprom relies on foreign orders for $1.5 bln
    Oct21

    Ukroboronprom relies on foreign orders for $1.5 bln

    Last week a number of Ukroboronprom’s enterprises were visited by foreign partners who remained satisfied, which helps talk about a promising contract for $1.5 billion. Director General of the Ukroboronprom State Concern Roman Romanov said this at a press conference at Ukrinform on Tuesday. “The result of last week’s work is a...

    Amnesty International finds no evidence of mass killings in Donbas
    Oct21

    Amnesty International finds no evidence of mass killings in Donbas

    Human rights activists from Amnesty International have not found any conclusive evidence of mass killings or mass graves in eastern Ukraine. Director of Amnesty International in Ukraine Tetiana Mazur said this on Monday, Radio Liberty reported. “We have seen isolated incidents of extrajudicial executions, which in some cases are the...

    Europe again calls on Russia to withdraw its troops and calm militants
    Oct21

    Europe again calls on Russia to withdraw its troops and calm militants

    The European Union has again noted Russia’s responsibility for the removal of illegal armed groups from Ukrainian territory. This is stated in the conclusions on Ukraine made after a meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg on Monday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “The [EU] Council underlines the Russian...

    UN hopes elections in Ukraine will bring it closer to peace
    Oct21

    UN hopes elections in Ukraine will bring it closer to peace

    The elections for the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine could become a new basis for resolving the crisis in Ukraine. UN chief spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said this at a briefing in New York on Monday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “We very much hope that the parliamentary elections will be a step forward in bringing political...

    Rada still could allow ATO soldiers to vote – Lutsenko
    Oct21

    Rada still could allow ATO soldiers to vote – Lutsenko

    President’s Advisor Yuriy Lutsenko believes that the Verkhovna Rada at its extraordinary meeting could approve amendments to the election law, which will allow the military in the ATO area to vote. He said on air of the Freedom of Speech program on ICTV, Ukrainska Pravda informs. “I believe that literally in a day it is possible to convene...

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