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    OSCE finally registers shelling of Ukraine by Russia
    Sep04

    OSCE finally registers shelling of Ukraine by Russia

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has confirmed the shelling of Ukrainian territory from Russia, the OSCE press office has reported. “In the past weeks, artillery detonations and shootings had been heard only from western and northern directions; but throughout the week for the first time observer teams reported...

    Ukraine fired from Smerch rocket launchers again
    Sep04

    Ukraine fired from Smerch rocket launchers again

    At night, blows were inflicted from the territory of Russia at positions of Ukrainian forces near five inhabited areas in Donbas. Head of the Information Resistance group Dmytro Tymchuk wrote on Facebook. “From Russia blows were dealt to the positions of Ukrainian troops near inhabited areas of Vesela Hora, Dmytrivka, Pobeda and Valuyske....

    Poroshenko hopes for beginning of peace process on Friday
    Sep04

    Poroshenko hopes for beginning of peace process on Friday

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said he hopes that on Friday, September 5, the Trilateral Contact Group will begin negotiations on the peaceful settlement of the situation in Donetsk and Luhansk regions and real steps will be taken to achieve peace. The head of state said this on Wednesday at a meeting with Ukrainians released from...

    Summary – September 3, 2014
    Sep04

    Summary – September 3, 2014

    The bad news: 1. The Ukrainian troops are challenged with a task which they weren’t used to during the period of the ATO [anti-terrorism operation]: positional defense. This entire time we’ve had a sort of semi-guerrilla war, in which we bet on maneuvers and raids. It worked while mostly local terrorists and Russian mercenaries fought against our...

    Summary information from IAC of NSDC of 12:00 – September 03, 2014
    Sep03

    Summary information from IAC of NSDC of 12:00 – September 03, 2014

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held a telephone conversation with the President of Russia Vladimir Putin. The conversation resulted in agreement on cease-fire in Donbas. Understanding was reached on the steps favouring establishing of peace. The Administration of the President of Ukraine will release an extended commentary on this...

    Oettinger says what could happen to Ukraine
    Sep03

    Oettinger says what could happen to Ukraine

    EU Commissioner for Energy Guenther Oettinger severely criticized the policy of Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Ukrainian crisis. Oettinger said this at one of the events in Brussels, Tuesday, September 2, Deutsche Welle reports. “The fact that Putin is acting through its false reports, lies and weapons, was beyond my imagination....

    Plan on implementation of Association Agreement with EU to be approved in September
    Sep03

    Plan on implementation of Association Agreement with EU to be approved in September

    The Cabinet of Ministers will approve a national plan on the implementation of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU in September 2014. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said this at a government meeting on Wednesday, the government portal reported. “This is a step-by-step plan – on which laws, resolutions, regulations...

    Ukraine could substitute 60% of Russian gas – Yatseniuk
    Sep03

    Ukraine could substitute 60% of Russian gas – Yatseniuk

    Ukraine by importing fuel from Slovakia and other sources can replace up to 60% of Russian gas. Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatseniuk said, opening a government meeting on Wednesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “In total, we can import 15 billion cubic meters – this is 60% of fuel import. We opened 10 billion cubic meters...

    Putin says about his plan “of seven points”” on Donbas
    Sep03

    Putin says about his plan “of seven points”” on Donbas

    President of Russia Vladimir Putin said that he offered his plan for settlement of the crisis in Ukraine. He said this in Mongolia, September 3, answering questions about the contents of a telephone conversation with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko, ITAR-TASS reports. According to Putin, the plan consists of seven points. “In order to...

    Yatseniuk urges Rada to immediately adopt most ambitious privatization
    Sep03

    Yatseniuk urges Rada to immediately adopt most ambitious privatization

    The parliament must approve the bill as soon as possible to exclude 1,251 enterprises from the list of objects that cannot be privatized. Prime Minister Yatseniuk said, opening a government meeting on Wednesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “I appeal to the parliament to immediately adopt a law on a list of objects that are not...

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