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    Sixty-four police officers killed in east Ukraine conflict – Interior Ministry
    Aug22

    Sixty-four police officers killed in east Ukraine conflict – Interior Ministry

    Sixty-four police officers have been killed in the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine. Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said this at a ceremony to honor the deceased police officers in Kyiv on Friday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “Sixty-four brave warriors of the National Guard, special Interior Ministry battalions and regular police...

    20 tanks with oil products burn in Cherkasy region
    Aug22

    20 tanks with oil products burn in Cherkasy region

    At the railway station Horodyshche, Cherkasy region, 20 tanks of petroleum products derailed this morning, 11 of them took fire jointly with the locomotive. The train consisted of 35 tanks. According to the press service of State Emergency Service, the accident occurred at 6:35 a.m. Currently, gathering of the total fire and rescue service...

    Poroshenko to raise Ukraine’s state flag on Sofiyska Square on August 23
    Aug22

    Poroshenko to raise Ukraine’s state flag on Sofiyska Square on August 23

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will attend a ceremony to hoist the national flag of Ukraine on Saturday, the press service of the head of state has reported. “On Saturday, August 23, at 09.00, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will take part in the ceremony of raising the national flag of Ukraine (Sofiyska Square),” reads the...

    Ukraine will not agree to “frozen conflict” with Russia – Chaly
    Aug22

    Ukraine will not agree to “frozen conflict” with Russia – Chaly

    Ukraine will not agree to a “frozen conflict” with Russia and counts on military-technical cooperation with the European Union. Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine Valeriy Chaly told on air of the TV channel “Ukraine.” “A “frozen conflict” does not suit us. It can quickly lead to a new escalation. We...

    UN to help resolve situation in eastern Ukraine
    Aug22

    UN to help resolve situation in eastern Ukraine

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin on Thursday received UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman and UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Valerie Amos. During the meeting the sides discussed practical ways of using UN opportunities for a peaceful settlement of the situation in eastern Ukraine, provoked...

    Russian “humanitarian aid” may be allowed to Ukraine today
    Aug22

    Russian “humanitarian aid” may be allowed to Ukraine today

    First trucks with Russian humanitarian aid will arrive in Ukraine on August 22. A statement by the International Committee of the Red Cross reads on Twitter, UNN reports. “We observe. Trucks have to go tomorrow,” a statement reads. Now, the border guards check the first trucks of the Russian column with humanitarian aid. The International...

    Government forces destroy group of mercenaries and armored vehicles near Snizhne
    Aug22

    Government forces destroy group of mercenaries and armored vehicles near Snizhne

    The Ukrainian Armed Forces have destroyed 11 BM-21 Grad multiple rocket launchers, three tanks and five infantry fighting vehicles of terrorists near Snizhne, Donetsk region, the press center for the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) has reported on its Facebook page. “The ATO forces continue the attack. The enemy sustained considerable...

    President makes adjustments to mobilization
    Aug21

    President makes adjustments to mobilization

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has approved the schedule of rotation and made adjustments to mobilization. The issue concerns the draft of regular officers during the third wave of mobilization. He told this to reporters in Mykolaiv on Thursday, the presidential press service reported. “Those who have military specialties, including...

    ‘Putin’s convoy’ may cross Ukraine border on Friday – Red Cross
    Aug21

    ‘Putin’s convoy’ may cross Ukraine border on Friday – Red Cross

    A Russian “humanitarian convoy” of 280 KamAZ trucks may cross the Ukrainian border on Friday after all customs procedures are completed. Head of Operations for Europe and Central Asia at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Laurent Corbaz said this in Moscow on Thursday, a Ukrinform correspondent in Russia reported. He...

    Poroshenko on parliament dissolution: This will happen on Independence Day
    Aug21

    Poroshenko on parliament dissolution: This will happen on Independence Day

    The constitutional grounds for the dissolution of the Verkhovna Rada will come on Independence Day. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said this during his working visit to Mykolaiv on Thursday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “The decisions on the dissolution of the Verkhovna Rada will be taken when there are constitutional grounds....

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