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    This is Ukraine today – October 2
    Oct03

    This is Ukraine today – October 2

    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...

    Foreign Ministry condemns killing of Red Cross employee in Donetsk
    Oct03

    Foreign Ministry condemns killing of Red Cross employee in Donetsk

    The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has expressed deep regret and condolences on the tragic death of an employee of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), a citizen of Switzerland, following the shelling by terrorists of the ICRC office in Donetsk on October 2. The ministry said this in a statement on Thursday. “This terrorist...

    Attacks on Donetsk airport repelled, militants retreat with losses
    Oct03

    Attacks on Donetsk airport repelled, militants retreat with losses

    Militants have repeatedly tried to storm the Donetsk airport in the past 24 hours, but attacks were successfully repelled by Ukrainian government forces, and the enemy retreated with losses, Information Resistance group leader Dmytro Tymchuk has said. “In the past 24 hours Russian-terrorist forces five times tried to storm the strongholds...

    Summary information from IAC of NSDC as of 12:00 –  2.10.2014
    Oct02

    Summary information from IAC of NSDC as of 12:00 – 2.10.2014

    Situation in the ATO zone Situation in the territory of Luhansk and Donetsk regions remains complicated, which is caused by tettorists’ systematic violation of the reached ceasefire agreements.  Repeated bombardments and attacks of Ukrainian troops’ positions as well as residential quarters bombardments took place. Donetsk airport remains the...

    Yatseniuk says there are two options for interim decision on gas
    Oct02

    Yatseniuk says there are two options for interim decision on gas

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk has said he sees two options for an interim decision on Russian gas supplies: an interim verdict of the Stockholm arbitration court or an interim agreement with Russia. He said this at a meeting with foreign investors on Thursday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “I would like to inform you that...

    Poland may ratify association agreement with Ukraine in a week
    Oct02

    Poland may ratify association agreement with Ukraine in a week

    Poland may ratify the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement at the next meeting of the lower house of parliament, the Sejm, which is scheduled for October 8-10. Polish Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz said this while answering questions from deputies in the Sejm, Ukrinform’s correspondent in Poland reported. “The Polish Council of Ministers...

    Merkel wants Ukraine to begin reforms after elections
    Oct02

    Merkel wants Ukraine to begin reforms after elections

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she hopes that after the parliamentary elections in late October Ukraine will start implementing economic reforms more intensively. She said this in Berlin, speaking to German entrepreneurs, Ukrinform’s correspondent in Germany reported. “Ukraine is still in a difficult economic situation....

    Ukraine to get next tranche from IMF in December
    Oct02

    Ukraine to get next tranche from IMF in December

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will disburse the next tranche to Ukraine in December 2014. This issue was discussed at a meeting between Ukrainian Justice Ministry representatives and a delegation of the IMF. “This time IMF experts were interested in judicial reform before the next review of the tranche, which will be provided to...

    Britain warns Putin against aggression towards NATO
    Oct02

    Britain warns Putin against aggression towards NATO

    British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has warned Russian President Vladimir Putin against Russian aggression towards NATO members. He said this in his speech to the Conservative Party Conference, according to PoliticsHome. “Let me remind Mr Putin that a threat to any NATO member will get a response from us all,” Hammond said. He...

    Ukrainian economy to contract by 8% – World Bank
    Oct02

    Ukrainian economy to contract by 8% – World Bank

    The Ukrainian economy will contract by 8% this year because of the war in Donbas, the World Bank said on Thursday, according to AFP. Thus, an earlier forecast is downgraded and further shrinkage in 2015 is forecast. “Disruption in economic activity in the east has resulted in a sharper GDP decline than we expected,” said Qimiao Fan,...

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