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    NATO not against Ukraine’s accession – Rasmussen
    Aug29

    NATO not against Ukraine’s accession – Rasmussen

    NATO will respect and recognize Ukraine’s possible decision to cancel its non-aligned status and join this military-political alliance. NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said this on Friday, a Ukrinform correspondent in Brussels reported. “We fully respect Ukraine’s decisions as regards Ukraine’s security policy...

    Putin publicly gave order to terrorists – Security & Defense Council
    Aug29

    Putin publicly gave order to terrorists – Security & Defense Council

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has confirmed through his address to terrorists in Ukraine that they are directly controlled by him, the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) has reported. “An instruction and call by Putin to terrorists on the creation of corridors for the withdrawal of Ukrainian military means only one...

    Government tables in parliament bill cancelling Ukraine’s non-aligned status – Yatseniuk
    Aug29

    Government tables in parliament bill cancelling Ukraine’s non-aligned status – Yatseniuk

    The Ukrainian government has tabled in the Verkhovna Rada a bill that resumes the state’s course for NATO membership and bans participation in any pro-Soviet unions. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said this, while opening a government meeting on Friday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “The Ukrainian government is...

    Oettinger agrees in Russia on trilateral meeting on gas
    Aug29

    Oettinger agrees in Russia on trilateral meeting on gas

    Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak and European Commissioner for Energy Gunther Oettinger agreed at the talks in Moscow to hold a trilateral meeting with Ukraine to discuss gas issues. Novak said this after a meeting with Oettinger, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “We agreed that we will have a trilateral meeting...

    Russia offers USD 100 discount on gas for Ukraine
    Aug29

    Russia offers USD 100 discount on gas for Ukraine

    Russia confirms its proposals for a discount on gas to Ukraine at USD 100 per 1,000 cubic meters. Energy Minister Alexander Novak announced after the talks in Moscow with European Commissioner for Energy Guenther Oettinger, a special correspondent of Ukrinform in Russia reports. “The Russian side confirms those suggestions, which were heard...

    Belgium also concerned about Russia’s behavior in east of Ukraine
    Aug29

    Belgium also concerned about Russia’s behavior in east of Ukraine

    Belgium expressed great concern at reports of strengthening Russia’s participation in the escalation of violence in the east of Ukraine. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belgium told a Ukrinform correspondent in Brussels. Various reports on strengthening participation of the Russian Federation cause a great concern, the agency quoted the...

    UN says about almost 3,000 killed in east of Ukraine
    Aug29

    UN says about almost 3,000 killed in east of Ukraine

    The number of people killed in the east of Ukraine is almost 3,000 today. Ivan Simonovic, U.N. Assistant Secretary General for Human Rights said, presenting a report by a U.N. monitoring mission Friday, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “The current number of killed is 2,593 – close to 3,000 if we include the 298 victims of the MH17...

    NATO releases evidence of Russia’s incursion into Ukraine. Photos
    Aug29

    NATO releases evidence of Russia’s incursion into Ukraine. Photos

    The North Atlantic Alliance has released satellite images showing the movement of heavy machinery, equipment and personnel of the Russian Armed Forces into Ukraine, NATO headquarters has told a Ukrinform reporter. “NATO released new satellite images on Thursday, 28 August 2014, that show Russian combat forces engaged in military operations...

    Ukrainian journalists burst from encirclement near Ilovaisk. Photos
    Aug29

    Ukrainian journalists burst from encirclement near Ilovaisk. Photos

    Journalists of a number of issues – Maksym Levin (LB.ua), Markiyan Lyseiko (Ukrinform), Ivan Liubysh-Kirdey, Heorhiy Tykhy (German TV ARD) escaped from the encirclement in Ilovaisk thanks to a decision to get ahead of the column. Maksym Levin reports on his Facebook page, a columnist of the LB.ua. “We cannot believe we’re alive....

    All miners lifted from Zasiadko mine
    Aug29

    All miners lifted from Zasiadko mine

    All miners from the Zasiadko mine in Donetsk have been brought to the surface, DTEK’s press service has reported. “All miners from the Zasiadko mine in Donetsk were able to rise to the surface due to the company’s own diesel generator. According to specified information, there were 168 miners,” reads the statement....

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