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    Government ready to allocate another billion for defense
    Oct03

    Government ready to allocate another billion for defense

    The Cabinet is ready to allocate additionally UAH 1 billion for repairs of military technology. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said Friday, following a meeting at the Defense Ministry, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “As concerns financing, all necessary volumes are already covered by the government – an additional billion, which may...

    Security forces detain about 30 Russian mercenaries in Donbas
    Oct03

    Security forces detain about 30 Russian mercenaries in Donbas

    Ukrainian law enforcement agencies have detained 26 Russian citizens involved in the terrorist activities of militants in Donbas. An advisor to the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) chief, Markiyan Lubkivsky, said this at a briefing on Friday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “If we talk about the number of Russian citizens detained by...

    Not Russian, but Norvegian gas pumped by Slovak reverse – Ukrtransgas
    Oct03

    Not Russian, but Norvegian gas pumped by Slovak reverse – Ukrtransgas

    Gas, which comes to Ukraine from the Slovak reverse, is produced in Norway and is of high quality. As distinct from Russian, it does not contain nitrogen. Head of the Ukrtransgas press service Maksym Biliavsky told a Ukrinform correspondent about this. “Fuel, received from the Slovak reverse, is of high quality. Unlike Russian gas, it does...

    Russian intelligence from North Ossetia recorded near Mariupol
    Oct03

    Russian intelligence from North Ossetia recorded near Mariupol

    The arrival of Russian military hardware and an intelligence team from North Ossetia has been recorded in the southern direction near Mariupol. Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing on Friday. “In the south direction, near Mariupol, Ukrainian...

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donbas over past day
    Oct03

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donbas over past day

    Two Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and nine more have been injured in the area of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) in Donbas in the past 24 hours. National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing in Kyiv on Friday.

    Minsk agreements may appear at political garbage heap – Fesenko
    Oct03

    Minsk agreements may appear at political garbage heap – Fesenko

    Minsk agreements may appear at the political garbage heap, if separatists hold their elections. Head of the Center of Applied Studies Penta Volodymyr Fesenko told a press conference, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “As a means of self-protection, leaders of the “DPR” and “LPR” proposed to hold the elections on November 2… if these...

    SBU creates map of concentration camps and mass graves in Donbas
    Oct03

    SBU creates map of concentration camps and mass graves in Donbas

    The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has begun the process of determining the location of concentration camps, prisons, torture chambers of militants and the places of mass graves of civilians in Donbas. An advisor to the SBU chief, Markiyan Lubkivsky, said this at a briefing on Friday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “We are beginning...

    Shelling of Donetsk resumes
    Oct03

    Shelling of Donetsk resumes

    Artillery shelling of Donetsk resumed on Friday, a Ukrinform correspondent, who visited the scene, has reported. Sporadic gunfire is heard in the Kuibyshevsky, Kyivsky, Petrovsky and Voroshylovsky districts of the city. The city center is recovering from the shock experienced yesterday during shelling with multiple launch rocket systems. The...

    Almost 500 Ukrainians remain in captivity of terrorists
    Oct03

    Almost 500 Ukrainians remain in captivity of terrorists

    Militants in Donbas until now keep about 500 Ukrainian citizens as hostages, out of these, there are six journalists. SBU Adviser Markiyan Lubkivsky told a briefing, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “Today, approximately about 500 our fellow countrymen are in the hands of militants,” he said. According to him, among the captured persons there...

    Ukraine, Russia have not yet agreed on gas – Prodan
    Oct03

    Ukraine, Russia have not yet agreed on gas – Prodan

    Ukraine and Russia, through the mediation of the European Commission, have not yet achieved interim agreements to restore Russian gas supplies. Ukrainian Energy and Coal Industry Minister Yuriy Prodan said this in Brussels on Friday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “Trilateral talks were planned for today. However, the European...

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