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    Yatseniuk asks West to convene urgent UN and OSCE meeting
    Aug28

    Yatseniuk asks West to convene urgent UN and OSCE meeting

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk has described the situation in Ukraine as extremely complex and considers it necessary to convene an urgent meeting of the UN Security Council, the OSCE, as well as the EU at the level of EU foreign ministers. He said this after a ceremony to sign a memorandum of cooperation between the government of...

    Government to support hryvnia by replenishing NBU reserves by $340 mln
    Aug28

    Government to support hryvnia by replenishing NBU reserves by $340 mln

    The Ukrainian Finance Ministry will transfer $340 million to the reserves of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU). Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said this on Thursday after signing a memorandum of cooperation between the government of Ukraine and the Ukrainian World Congress, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “This morning we...

    Poroshenko, Merkel discuss de-escalation of situation in Donbas
    Aug28

    Poroshenko, Merkel discuss de-escalation of situation in Donbas

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko for the second time in the last 24 hours had a telephone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the press service of the head of state has reported. “The sides exchanged views on international efforts for a de-escalation of the situation in Donetsk and Luhansk regions and coordinated their...

    Former State Property Fund head Semeniuk-Samsonenko found dead – Interior Ministry
    Aug28

    Former State Property Fund head Semeniuk-Samsonenko found dead – Interior Ministry

    Former Head of the State Property Fund of Ukraine Valentyna Semeniuk-Samsonenko has been found dead in her home in the village of Chaiky near Kyiv, spokesman for the Ukrainian Interior Ministry’s main office in Kyiv region Mykola Zhukovych has said. “A report came at 19.00 that Samsonenko had shot herself,” he said, assuming...

    EU to increase pressure on Putin
    Aug28

    EU to increase pressure on Putin

    British Prime Minister David Cameron and European Council President Herman Van Rompuy have agreed to increase pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin to seek a de-escalation of the situation in Ukraine, Ukraine’s Channel 24 has reported, citing the website of the British government. “The Prime Minister also spoke to President Van...

    Summary – August 27, 2014
    Aug28

    Summary – August 27, 2014

    The bad news: 1. The entry of two Russian battalion tactical groups onto the territory of Ukraine, along with a parallel “operation” of Russian special forces sabotage and reconnaissance groups in Donbas, have dramatically complicated the situation in the ATO zone. A prior announcement by the “DNR” [Donetsk People’s Republic] leadership about...

    Pyatt says more Russian troops in eastern Ukraine
    Aug28

    Pyatt says more Russian troops in eastern Ukraine

    Russia is more actively engaged in the fighting in eastern Ukraine, U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt has said. “Russian supplied tanks, armored vehicles, artillery and multiple rocket launchers have been insufficient to defeat Ukraine’s armed forces. So now an increasing number of Russian troops are intervening directly in...

    Decree on parliament dissolution published, election campaign begins on August 28
    Aug28

    Decree on parliament dissolution published, election campaign begins on August 28

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s decree on the dissolution of the Verkhovna Rada of the seventh convocation was published in the official bulletin of the Ukrainian president on August 27, Ukrainian News has reported, citing a source in the Presidential Administration. Thus, the decree dissolving the Verkhovna Rada has come into force....

    Russia began the invasion of the army in the Ukraine
    Aug28

    Russia began the invasion of the army in the Ukraine

    Maidan Community Sector, Lviv: Dear friends! War, not the expected peace arrived at the doorstep of Great Britain and France when they gave up Czechoslovakia to Hitler in 1938. War is happening right here at home and not in faraway Europe – the United States were harshly reminded about this at Pearl Harbor in 1942. War descended on Ukraine and...

    Consolidated data of the NSDC of Ukraine 17:00 27.08.14
    Aug27

    Consolidated data of the NSDC of Ukraine 17:00 27.08.14

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko proceeded telephone consultations with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. During the discussion Petro Poroshenko described the results of a multilateral meeting in Minsk as a positive signals that may give start to a peaceful settlement of the situation in the Donbas. Among them – finding of common approaches...

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