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    Luhansk region without electricity, water due to actions of militants
    Oct16

    Luhansk region without electricity, water due to actions of militants

    The whole of Luhansk region remained without electricity on Wednesday evening due to combat actions between the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the 32nd detached Cossack unit of the so-called “Don Army,” headed by Dremov. The power line was ruined in the area of Batkhmivka. Head of the Luhansk Regional State Administration Hennadiy Moskal wrote on...

    Law on lustration comes into force
    Oct16

    Law on lustration comes into force

    The law on the cleansing of power, which was published in the parliament’s Holos Ukrainy newspaper on October 15, came into force on October 16. The document sets out the legal and organizational principles of the procedure for depriving of power persons defined in this law, with the aim of establishing in society the supremacy of law,...

    Moskal closes road via Bakhmutka
    Oct16

    Moskal closes road via Bakhmutka

    Luhansk governor Hennadiy Moskal asks to abstain from traveling by Bakhmutka road due to the threat for life. A website of the head of the Luhansk Regional State Administration reads. “The Luhansk Regional State Administration asks residents and guests of Luhansk region to abstain from travelling along the motor road Bakhmutka between the...

    Putin advises West not to put pressure on Russia, warns of ‘nuclear discord’
    Oct16

    Putin advises West not to put pressure on Russia, warns of ‘nuclear discord’

    Attempts by the West to put pressure on Russia because of the events in Ukraine are only complicating the settlement of the situation, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said. “Our partners should be well aware that attempts to put pressure on Russia with unilateral and illegitimate restrictive measures will not bring about a settlement,...

    Poroshenko recalls eight helicopters from UN Mission
    Oct16

    Poroshenko recalls eight helicopters from UN Mission

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko recalled eight helicopters from the zone of the UN Humanitarian Mission in order to send them to the ATO. He wrote on Twitter about this. «I recalled eight modern helicopters from the zone of the UN Humanitarian Mission for their further sending to the ATO area,” Poroshenko...

    Verkhovna Rada to meet on October 20
    Oct16

    Verkhovna Rada to meet on October 20

    Next week will begin with a plenary meeting of the Verkhovna Rada on October 20, the parliament’s press service has reported. The meeting is due to begin at 10.00. As reported, a parliament meeting in the afternoon on October 14 had to be interrupted because of unrest outside the parliament building. Speaker Oleksandr Turchynov did not rule...

    Putin warns gas transit to Europe via Ukraine still problematic
    Oct16

    Putin warns gas transit to Europe via Ukraine still problematic

    President of Russia Vladimir Putin in an interview to Serbian daily Politika warned Europe about possible problems with gas transit via Ukraine. “As for the future of Russian gas exports to Europe, the problem of transit across the Ukrainian territory remains. One of the more obvious solutions might be to diversify the delivery routes,”...

    Poroshenko, Obama agree there is a good opportunity to press Putin
    Oct16

    Poroshenko, Obama agree there is a good opportunity to press Putin

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and U.S. President Barack Obama, ahead of a meeting of the heads of state of Asia and Europe in Milan, have discussed by phone a number of issues relating to the crisis in eastern Ukraine, reforms and economic recovery, the White House has said. According to the report, the conversation took place on the...

    Yatseniuk says Ukraine could introduce visa regime with Russia
    Oct16

    Yatseniuk says Ukraine could introduce visa regime with Russia

    The visa regime with Russia could be introduced, but it will not stop Russian saboteurs. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said this on the Shuster Live program. “If it’s necessary to introduce additional methods of control, including the visa regime, they will be introduced,” he said. But this will not stop Russian...

    “DPR” and “LPR” cannot divide Russian “aid”
    Oct16

    “DPR” and “LPR” cannot divide Russian “aid”

    Donetsk terrorists express claims to Luhansk terrorists, because the “LPR” gets most of the resources coming from Russia, while the “DPR” supposedly covers Luhansk region of Ukrainian troops from the west. Head of the Center of Military and Political Studies Dmytro Tymchuk wrote on his Facebook page. “Everywhere...

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