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    Summary – September 8, 2014
    Sep09

    Summary – September 8, 2014

    The bad news: 1. We see an upleasing picture: Russian troops and local terrorists in Donbas are using the ceasefire for a regrouping of their forces. They calculate the weaknesses in the defense of Ukrainian troops (including during reconnaissance) and move their units into these areas. There are constant attacks on the positions of the Ukrainian...

    Summary information from IAC of NSDC as of 12:00 – September 08, 2014
    Sep08

    Summary information from IAC of NSDC as of 12:00 – September 08, 2014

    Combat in the conflict zone Despite the announced ceasefire, the situation in the ATO zone remains complicated. Ukrainian positions are under fire. The nature of this fire has changed: as a rule the attackers use mine launchers and sniper weaponry and not heavy artillery. Throughout the past day, fire was heard around the localities of Avidyivka,...

    Germany believes ceasefire is not enough
    Sep08

    Germany believes ceasefire is not enough

    German government considers insufficient to have only a ceasefire in Ukraine’s east in order to reach success in settlement of the conflict. Speaker of the government Steffen Seibert emphasized, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “The matter not only concerns observing a ceasefire mode. There is a long list of things that were agreed and...

    1,200 hostages released following ceasefire – Poroshenko
    Sep08

    1,200 hostages released following ceasefire – Poroshenko

    Following the ceasefire mode was announced, it was succeeded to release 1,200 hostages from captivity of militants in Donbas. President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said while on a working visit to Mariupol. “After a ceasefire was announced, we managed to release 1,200 hostages. Glory to Ukraine!” the Head of state wrote on his...

    Terrorists disrupt exchange of captives
    Sep08

    Terrorists disrupt exchange of captives

    The self-declared “DPR” stops a process of exchange of captives since it says that it has not received a list of captured militants. This is said on the website of terrorists. “There are fears that we will release everyone, and Kyiv will try to cheat,” acting “minister of state security” of the “DPR” Leonid Baranov said. Due to this, the “DPR” is...

    Yatseniuk to head list of Poroshenko’s party – media
    Sep08

    Yatseniuk to head list of Poroshenko’s party – media

    Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk will head a list of the party Bloc of Petro Poroshenko. Lb.ua informs with reference to a source in the party. According to the publication, the first five persons in the presidential Bloc will be Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko, leader of the Bloc Yuriy Lutsenko, VR Speaker Oleksandr Turchynov, as well as...

    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...

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