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    Poroshenko dismisses top State Border Service officials
    Oct07

    Poroshenko dismisses top State Border Service officials

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has dismissed Army General Mykola Lytvyn as head of the State Border Service of Ukraine. A decree to that effect has been posted on the website of the head of state The president also dismissed First Deputy Head of the State Border Service, Director of the Department of State Border Protection, Colonel General...

    MPs support ‘inevitability of punishment’ for terrorism
    Oct07

    MPs support ‘inevitability of punishment’ for terrorism

    Ukrainian MPs have passed a law that envisages the inevitability of punishment for corruption and terrorist financing. A total of 253 MPs voted for law No. 4448a at the third attempt. The draft law was prepared to ensure the principle of inevitability of punishment in cases when the suspect (defendant), being outside Ukraine, is hiding from the...

    Situation in Ukraine’s eastern regions. Map
    Oct07

    Situation in Ukraine’s eastern regions. Map

    The situation in eastern Ukraine remains tense. Despite the declared ceasefire, terrorists continue to shell Ukrainian army positions.

    Parliament votes for creation of anti-corruption bureau
    Oct07

    Parliament votes for creation of anti-corruption bureau

    Ukrainian lawmakers have adopted at first reading a draft law on the system of specially authorized entities in combating corruption. A total of 278 MPs voted for this decision on Tuesday, Ukrinform’s correspondent reported. Verkhovna Rada Chairman Oleksandr Turchynov said that presidential bill No. 5085 would be the first issue considered...

    Turchynov will name everyone who fails to vote for anticorruption laws
    Oct07

    Turchynov will name everyone who fails to vote for anticorruption laws

    Verkhovna Rada Chairman Oleksandr Turchynov agreed for a proposal of head of the Svoboda party Oleh Tiahnybok to make public a list of people’s deputies, who fails to vote for the package of anticorruption laws. He said this at the VR extraordinary meeting Tuesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “I support a proposal by Oleh Tiahnybok,...

    Svoboda demands to publish in mass media who and how voted for anticorruption laws
    Oct07

    Svoboda demands to publish in mass media who and how voted for anticorruption laws

    Head of the parliamentary faction Svoboda Oleh Tiahnybok demands to publish in mass media today’s roll-call vote of people’s deputies for anticorruption laws. He said this from the Verkhovna Rada rostrum, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “If during consideration of the very important issue concerning the anticorruption laws the MP...

    Poroshenko, Nuland discuss financial assistance and military cooperation
    Oct07

    Poroshenko, Nuland discuss financial assistance and military cooperation

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland have discussed in Kyiv the possibility of increasing U.S. macro-financial assistance to Ukraine, the presidential press service has reported. “The sides discussed the possibility of increasing macro-financial assistance to Ukraine from the United...

    Turchynov opens extraordinary session of parliament
    Oct07

    Turchynov opens extraordinary session of parliament

    Verkhovna Rada Chairman Oleksandr Turchynov opened an extraordinary session of the parliament, which is planned to consider the anti-corruption law package. A Ukrinform correspondent reports. “I used the right to convene an unscheduled parliament session, aimed at consideration and adoption of a package of laws that will ensure the fight...

    Terrorists mining roads in Donbas
    Oct07

    Terrorists mining roads in Donbas

    Uncontrolled armed groups are mining roads in Donbas. The ATO press center announced on its Facebook page. “Uncontrolled armed groups set bombs on the roads, by which columns of military equipment and civilian cars move,” a statement reads. In addition, in the area of Kasianivka, near Mariupol, militants assaulted a patrol of one of...

    Terrorists in panic in Donetsk: 427 terrorists killed at airport over weekend
    Oct07

    Terrorists in panic in Donetsk: 427 terrorists killed at airport over weekend

    More than 400 terrorists were killed in a battle for the Donetsk airport in recent days. Representative of the special purpose regiment Azov Andriy Dzyndzia wrote on Facebook. “The terrorists are in panic in Donetsk. The morgue counted 427 terrorists, who were brought from the airport, and that’s just for the weekend. Motorola...

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