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    EU to decide on September 10 when to impose enhanced sanctions on Russia
    Sep09

    EU to decide on September 10 when to impose enhanced sanctions on Russia

    The European Union will assess on Wednesday the observance of a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine and decide on the entry into force of an enhanced package of sanctions against Russia. Maja Kocijancic, spokesperson for the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, said this on Tuesday, Ukrinform’s correspondent reported....

    President appoints heads of three regional state administrations
    Sep09

    President appoints heads of three regional state administrations

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has appointed the heads of three regional state administrations. The decrees to that effect were posted on the website of the head of state on Tuesday. In particular, Oleh Honcharuk was appointed head of Ivano-Frankivsk Regional State Administration. Under another decree, Andriy Trotsenko was dismissed from...

    Some militants trying to escape from battlefield areas – NSDC
    Sep09

    Some militants trying to escape from battlefield areas – NSDC

    During a ceasefire, separate groups of militants are fleeing from areas of active hostilities. Spokesman of the NSDC Information and Analytical Center Andriy Lysenko told a briefing, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “Using the termination of activities, some militants are trying to escape from the field of fighting,” Lysenko said....

    Defense Ministry: Ukrainian military tortured before they were killed
    Sep09

    Defense Ministry: Ukrainian military tortured before they were killed

    Bodies of nine dead Ukrainian military were revealed in the ATO area with signs of tortures. Head of the group of Civil and Military Cooperation of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Oleksiy Nozdrachov told a press conference Tuesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “The military were subject to tortures, their tied hands testify to that… their...

    Yeliseyev urges EU not to delay adoption of further sanctions
    Sep09

    Yeliseyev urges EU not to delay adoption of further sanctions

    Ukraine’s Mission to the European Union has called on European partners not to delay the entry into force of further restrictive measures against Russia. This is stated in a commentary by Ukraine’s Representative to the EU Kostiantyn Yeliseyev, which was obtained by Ukrinform. “We welcome the adoption by the EU member states of...

    Tax officers to leave defense industry among “preferential” priorities
    Sep09

    Tax officers to leave defense industry among “preferential” priorities

    The fiscal service of Ukraine as part of tax reform proposes to limit benefits for taxable income in four areas – oil and gas, machinery for agriculture, defense industry and enterprises founded by the NGOs for disabled persons. This initiative was announced by Chairman of the State Fiscal Service Ihor Bilous at a briefing on Tuesday, a...

    Law enforcers were fired about 100 times over ceasefire
    Sep09

    Law enforcers were fired about 100 times over ceasefire

    Over almost four days of the bilateral regime of ceasefire, the ATO positions were fired 89 times. Spokesman of the NSDC Information-Analytical Center Andriy Lysenko told a briefing Tuesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “Since the beginning of the announced ceasefire mode (since 18:00, September 5, until September 9, 2014) terrorists and...

    This is Ukraine today – September 8
    Sep09

    This is Ukraine today – September 8

    Maidan Community Sector, Lviv: Dear friends! War, not the expected peace arrived at the doorstep of Great Britain and France when they gave up Czechoslovakia to Hitler in 1938. War is happening right here at home and not in faraway Europe – the United States were harshly reminded about this at Pearl Harbor in 1942. War descended on Ukraine and...

    National Security and Defense Council specifies: Five military killed during ceasefire
    Sep09

    National Security and Defense Council specifies: Five military killed during ceasefire

    Over not full four days since the moment a mode of bilateral ceasefire is announced in Ukraine’s east, five Ukrainian military were killed and 33 wounded. Official representative of the NSDC Information-Analytical Center Andriy Lysenko told a briefing Tuesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “Over recent times, there are no dead,...

    Turchynov to visit Norway on September 10-12
    Sep09

    Turchynov to visit Norway on September 10-12

    Ukrainian Parliament Speaker Oleksandr Turchynov will make an official visit to Norway on September 10-12, the press service of the Verkhovna Rada has reported. The purpose of the visit is to participate in the European Conference of Presidents of Parliaments. “The program of the visit envisages a speech by the Verkhovna Rada chairman...

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