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    Summary information from IAC of NSDC as of 12:00 – 9.10.2014
    Oct10

    Summary information from IAC of NSDC as of 12:00 – 9.10.2014

    The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko appointed an Advisor to the Head of the State Ihor Smeshko to be a Head of the Committee for intelligence issues for the President of Ukraine. The main task of the Committee today is to provide Armed Forces with dependable reliable intelligence information. The President expects that Committee should...

    Terrorists shell positions of Ukrainian security forces 35 times over past day
    Oct10

    Terrorists shell positions of Ukrainian security forces 35 times over past day

    The ATO press center wrote about this on Facebook Friday. “The situation in the area of holding the antiterrorist operation remains difficult. Over the previous day, uncontrolled armed groups shelled the ATO positions 35 times,” a statement reads. The highest shelling was concentrated on a network of roadblocks, base and observation posts,...

    CEC registers over 500 foreign observers
    Oct10

    CEC registers over 500 foreign observers

    The Ukrainian Central Election Commission (CEC) has registered another 106 official observers from international organizations and foreign states for early parliamentary elections in Ukraine. A respective decision was made at a commission meeting on Thursday, Ukrinform’s correspondent reported. In particular, the commission registered 68...

    Nazarbayev ready to help Ukraine to get sanctions lifted from Russia
    Oct09

    Nazarbayev ready to help Ukraine to get sanctions lifted from Russia

    Kazakhstan is ready to strongly contribute to the stabilization of the situation in Ukraine so as to get EU sanctions against Russia canceled. Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said this after a meeting with European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso in Brussels on Thursday, Ukrinform’s correspondent reported. “We are both...

    Merkel hopes Kyiv, Moscow will agree on gas supply
    Oct09

    Merkel hopes Kyiv, Moscow will agree on gas supply

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she hopes that Russia and Ukraine, through the mediation of the European Commission, will still reach agreement on the issue of Russian gas supplies to Ukraine this winter. She said this at a press conference in Berlin on Thursday after a meeting with Polish Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz, Ukrinform’s...

    Poland sees no reason for easing of sanctions against Russia
    Oct09

    Poland sees no reason for easing of sanctions against Russia

    Poland does not agree to the possible easing of EU sanctions against Russia in view of the current situation in Ukraine. Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Rafal Trzaskowski said this in Warsaw on Wednesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported “The government adheres to the position that the discussion of a possible easing of the policy of...

    US, Britain again urge Kremlin to withdraw troops from Ukraine
    Oct09

    US, Britain again urge Kremlin to withdraw troops from Ukraine

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond have again said that Russia should immediately withdraw its troops from Ukraine, end its “material support” for separatists, and meet its commitments under a ceasefire agreement reached in Minsk, Radio Liberty has reported. “Together with our...

    President signs law on lustration
    Oct09

    President signs law on lustration

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed the law on the cleansing of power, which was adopted by the Verkhovna Rada on September 16, the presidential press service has reported. “The law defines legal and organizational principles for the inspection of civil servants and persons equated to them, officials of local government agencies...

    United States planning to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine – Lysenko
    Oct09

    United States planning to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine – Lysenko

    The United States is planning to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine. National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing on Thursday, citing U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs Derek Chollet, a Ukrinform correspondent reported....

    No plans to expand combat zone in Donbas
    Oct09

    No plans to expand combat zone in Donbas

    The Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) has denied reports that the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) zone could be expanded to the territory of Kharkiv region. Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing on Thursday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported....

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