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    Kuchma says violation of truce not contrary to Minsk agreements
    Sep08

    Kuchma says violation of truce not contrary to Minsk agreements

    There is not a single example in the world, when peace comes immediately after signing of the peaceful agreement. Leonid Kuchma, President of Ukraine in 1995-2004, said, answering questions of a Ukrinform correspondent in Chernihiv. “Is this the war? This is not the war – this is an exception. Dozens of people were killed in the war every...

    State budget loses almost UAH 4.5 billion due to war
    Sep08

    State budget loses almost UAH 4.5 billion due to war

    Proceeds to the general fund of the budget fell by UAH 4.4 billion from Luhansk and Donetsk region, compared with the previous year, due to military operations in these regions. Chairman of the State Fiscal Service Ihor Bilous unveiled such operational data, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “Due to the tense situation in Luhansk and...

    Military-technical cooperation not public issue – expert
    Sep08

    Military-technical cooperation not public issue – expert

    Work on arms supply to Ukraine is conducted, but it’s too early to comment on this. This was aired on Monday at a press conference following the NATO summit by military analyst of the Institute for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation Ihor Koziy, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “The issues of military-technical cooperation are not public, it...

    Ukraine ready to repel direct aggression from south – NSDC
    Sep08

    Ukraine ready to repel direct aggression from south – NSDC

    Ukraine has enough forces and means to counter direct aggression of the enemy from the south. Spokesman of the NSDC Information-Analytical Center Andriy Lysenko told a briefing, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “I should assure you that on the southern direction including we have now enough forces and means in order to stop direct aggression of...

    Russia pulls hundred armored vehicles, dozens of tanks and Grad rocket launchers near Kherson region
    Sep08

    Russia pulls hundred armored vehicles, dozens of tanks and Grad rocket launchers near Kherson region

    Russia is stepping up its grouping of troops and equipment on the territory of temporarily occupied Crimea. Near the border with Kherson region, it has a hundred pieces of Russian armored vehicles, dozens of tanks, Grad and Uragan rocket launchers, and SAM Buk. Spokesman of the NSDC Information-Analytical Center Andriy Lysenko told a briefing on...

    Ukraine receives USD 500 million from World Bank
    Sep08

    Ukraine receives USD 500 million from World Bank

    Ukraine received the funds of the First Loan for development policy in the financial sector to the amount of USD 500 million within the frames of the agreement with the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, signed August 8, 2014. The Finance Ministry informs on Monday. “A loan will be sent to support priority measures for...

    This is Ukraine today – September 7
    Sep08

    This is Ukraine today – September 7

    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...

    European sanctions against Russia at stage of signing
    Sep08

    European sanctions against Russia at stage of signing

    The European Union plans to complete a procedure of approval of strengthened sanctions against Russia until the end of the day on Monday. The European External Action Service told a special correspondent of Ukrinform. The interlocutor of the agency told that a decision will be finally formally approved by the end of this day. Governments of 28...

    Peaceful negotiations in Minsk may continue tomorrow
    Sep08

    Peaceful negotiations in Minsk may continue tomorrow

    A new stage of negotiations of the Tripartite Contact Group including Ukraine-Russia-OSCE will be held Tuesday, September 9. Head of the Donetsk state regional administration Kostiantyn Batozsky told on his Facebook page. “Everything is calm in Mariupol now. At night, offensive was on three directions with tanks, armored fighting vehicles,...

    Sea Breeze exercises begin in Black Sea
    Sep08

    Sea Breeze exercises begin in Black Sea

    On Monday, multinational naval exercises Sea Breeze – 2014 begin in the Black Sea. The exercise will involve ships of the second NATO permanent maritime group of five NATO countries, as well as Ukraine and Georgia. This was reported by the press service of the United States Sixth Fleet, which is stationed permanently in the Mediterranean...

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