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    IMF may allocate next two tranches to Ukraine in December
    Sep03

    IMF may allocate next two tranches to Ukraine in December

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) may consider the allocation for the next two tranches totaling $2.7-2.8 billion to Ukraine in December this year. Nikolay Gueorguiev, the IMF’s mission chief for Ukraine, said this in a conference call on Tuesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. He said that the total amount under the two payments...

    Summary – September 2, 2014
    Sep03

    Summary – September 2, 2014

    The bad news: 1. Our troops have left a number of settlements. We retreat. But I would not focus on the fact that the retreat is a loss. Much more important in this given situation is something else. If our command is really only withdrawing troops in order to prevent their falling into the boilers of being encircled and to regroup (and this is...

    NSDC IAC SUMMARY 17:00, 02 SEPTEMBER 2014
    Sep02

    NSDC IAC SUMMARY 17:00, 02 SEPTEMBER 2014

    Military activities in the conflict zone Situation in the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) area remains difficult. Russian troops together with the terrorists are waging impudent attacks on the positions of our army. After demonstrating their presence, Russian military units leave populated areas and concentrate in forests and ravines. Russians do...

    Yatseniuk launches gas pipeline for reverse supplies from Slovakia
    Sep02

    Yatseniuk launches gas pipeline for reverse supplies from Slovakia

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk has attended the ceremony to launch the Vojany-Uzhgorod gas pipeline in the Slovak town of Velke Kapusany, which will ensure reverse gas supplies to Ukraine, the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers has reported. “My answer to President [Vladimir] Putin for his tough statement on this reverse...

    Criminal case opened against former chief of general staff for desertion
    Sep02

    Criminal case opened against former chief of general staff for desertion

    The Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s Office has opened criminal proceedings against former Chief of the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, Admiral Yuriy Ilyin, on charges of desertion. Prosecutor General’s Office spokesman Yuriy Boichenko said this at a briefing on Tuesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “The...

    Poroshenko signs law simplifying conscription procedure
    Sep02

    Poroshenko signs law simplifying conscription procedure

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a law regulating the procedure for the military recruitment of personnel on contracts and simplifying the conscription procedure, the press service of the head of state has reported. The documents, in particular, regulate legislation in terms of the transition of the Ukrainian Armed Forces to...

    Two more criminal cases opened against Pshonka and his son
    Sep02

    Two more criminal cases opened against Pshonka and his son

    The Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s Office has opened two criminal proceedings against former Ukrainian Prosecutor General Viktor Pshonka and his son, MP Artem Pshonka, for embezzlement of property and abuse of office. Prosecutor General’s Office spokesman Yuriy Boichenko said this at a briefing on Tuesday, a Ukrinform correspondent...

    MPs want to grant status of combatant to doctors from ATO area
    Sep02

    MPs want to grant status of combatant to doctors from ATO area

    The UDAR faction intends to develop a draft law, which will enable doctors, working in the ATO area, to receive a status of combatants. MP Iryna Herashchenko, President’s Commissioner for peaceful settlement of the conflict in Donbas, said on Tuesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “I think that over 10 days we will develop a relevant...

    Rada to meet behind closed doors on Thursday
    Sep02

    Rada to meet behind closed doors on Thursday

    Ukrainian lawmakers have decided to hold a meeting behind closed doors on September 4. A total of 262 MPs voted for these amendments to the schedule of the fifth session of the Verkhovna Rada of the seventh convocation. MPs are planning to hear government officials, the leadership of the anti-terrorist operation and other senior officials on...

    White KamAZ trucks bring Russian mercenaries into Ukraine – NSDC
    Sep02

    White KamAZ trucks bring Russian mercenaries into Ukraine – NSDC

    White trucks that illegally delivered the so-called “humanitarian convoy” from Russia to Ukraine are currently used for material support for Russian troops in Ukraine. Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing on Tuesday, a Ukrinform...

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