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    Dmitry Tymchuk: Ilovaisk investigation
    Oct16

    Dmitry Tymchuk: Ilovaisk investigation

    At the inquiry into the tragic events at Ilovaisk the GPU [State Political Directorate] states, that a serious role in the events was played by the 5th Territorial Battalion’s departure from their positions without an order. Is this true? It’s the holy truth. The leadership of the Defense Ministry said that the operation in the Ilovaisk Raion...

    Poroshenko creates Council on Judicial Reform
    Oct16

    Poroshenko creates Council on Judicial Reform

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko signed a Decree on creation of the Council on the Judicial Reform and appointed Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration Oleksiy Filatov as its coordinator. The presidential press service informs about this. “During a meeting with Olekiy Filatov, the President stressed that after adoption of the Law “On...

    Reverse gas for Ukraine no longer belongs to Gazprom – commissioner
    Oct16

    Reverse gas for Ukraine no longer belongs to Gazprom – commissioner

    European companies supply to Ukraine in a reverse mode the natural gas purchased from Gazprom and therefore it no longer belongs to the Russian company. European Commission Vice President Guenther Oettinger said this, while explaining the legality of reverse gas supplies to Ukraine from the EU and their compliance with the rules of the energy...

    This is Ukraine today – October 15
    Oct16

    This is Ukraine today – October 15

    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...

    Ukraine loses three more soldiers
    Oct16

    Ukraine loses three more soldiers

    Three Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in the area of the anti-terrorist operation in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours. Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing on Thursday. “As a result of shelling in the past day, three Ukrainian...

    First stage of lustration: Government dismisses 39 officials
    Oct16

    First stage of lustration: Government dismisses 39 officials

    The Ukrainian government has made the first lustration decisions, with 39 civil servants of higher categories expected to be dismissed. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said this at a government meeting on Thursday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “According to the major provision of the law of Ukraine on the cleansing of power, the...

    Summary information and map from Information Analysis Center – 15.10.2014
    Oct16

    Summary information and map from Information Analysis Center – 15.10.2014

    On October 14 the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held a telephone conversation with the President of the Russian Federation. During the conversation they sustained the demand for consistent implementation of agreements on ceasefire and withdrawal of troops. The partners in conversation agreed the agenda and format of the meeting during...

    MPs want to change election law less than week before voting
    Oct16

    MPs want to change election law less than week before voting

    At a meeting on Monday, the Verkhovna Rada plans to approve amendments to the election law. Speaker Oleksandr Turchynov told this. “The Verkhovna Rada of the seventh convocation, which prematurely terminates its authorities, shall approve amendments to the election law to enable every Ukrainian patriot to vote, who now defends Ukraine with the...

    Situation in Ukraine’s eastern regions. Map
    Oct16

    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.

    Sanctions not hampering dialogue with Russia – Merkel
    Oct16

    Sanctions not hampering dialogue with Russia – Merkel

    Sanctions against Russia because of its actions with regard to Ukraine were necessary to resolve the conflict, but they do not preclude dialogue with Moscow. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said this in Berlin on Thursday, delivering a speech in the Bundestag on the occasion of her participation in the ASEM summit, a Ukrinform correspondent in...

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