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    Poroshenko to visit Brussels on August 30
    Aug19

    Poroshenko to visit Brussels on August 30

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will make a working visit to Brussels on August 30. He said this during telephone consultations with European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, the press service of the Ukrainian president reported. “Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accepted an invitation from European Council President...

    UN chief wants safe passage for refugees from Donbas
    Aug19

    UN chief wants safe passage for refugees from Donbas

    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is deeply disturbed by reports of an attack on a group of internally displaced persons who were trying to leave Luhansk. In this regard, he called on all sides to provide safe passage for those who leave the danger zone. UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said this on Monday, the UN News Center reported. “He...

    Ukraine should regain influence on world food market – Yatseniuk
    Aug19

    Ukraine should regain influence on world food market – Yatseniuk

    Ukraine should regain influence on the world food market, because the agricultural sector is currently the only industry in the economy showing growth. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said this at a roundtable meeting entitled “The key aspects of a government package of comprehensive changes in the tax system” in Cherkasy...

    Red Cross group to deal with Putin’s ‘humanitarian convoy’
    Aug19

    Red Cross group to deal with Putin’s ‘humanitarian convoy’

    An advance team of employees of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) that was sent to Luhansk will deal with organizing the shipment of a Russian “humanitarian convoy.” Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing on Tuesday....

    Terrorists mine two hospitals, school and cemetery
    Aug19

    Terrorists mine two hospitals, school and cemetery

    Terrorists in the Donbas have mined two hospitals in Yasynuvata, a school in Shakhtarsk and a cemetery in Pervomaiske. Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing on Tuesday. “The occupants mined a central district hospital and a railroad hospital...

    Ukraine loses one more serviceman
    Aug19

    Ukraine loses one more serviceman

    One Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and 28 more have been wounded during the anti-terrorist operation in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours. Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a press conference in Kyiv on Tuesday. “Our losses for the last 24...

    At least 15 civilians killed in attack on refugee convoy in Luhansk region – NSDC
    Aug19

    At least 15 civilians killed in attack on refugee convoy in Luhansk region – NSDC

    At least 15 people have been killed as a result of shelling by terrorists of a column of internally displaced persons who were traveling under white flags from Luhansk. National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing on Tuesday. “The column was heading from...

    Donbas battalion commander Semenchenko injured in battle for Ilovaisk
    Aug19

    Donbas battalion commander Semenchenko injured in battle for Ilovaisk

    Donbas battalion commander Semon Semenchenko has sustained fragmentation wounds in the battle for the town of Ilovaisk in Donetsk region. Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov reported this on his Facebook page. “The advance attack team that clears Ilovaisk of terrorists came under mortar fire. The attack was not stopped. One of our...

    Merkel’s visit to Kyiv is a unique fact – Klimkin
    Aug19

    Merkel’s visit to Kyiv is a unique fact – Klimkin

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to Ukraine on August 23 this year is unusual. Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said this at a briefing on Monday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “As for the chancellor’s visit, it is an unusual visit, which is planned just before the national holiday. I want to emphasize that...

    Fighting underway near Novosvitlivka and Khriashchuvate in Luhansk region
    Aug19

    Fighting underway near Novosvitlivka and Khriashchuvate in Luhansk region

    Ukrainian government troops are continuing to fight terrorists near Novosvitlivka and Khriashchuvate in Luhansk region. The coordinator of the Information Resistance group, Dmytro Tymchuk, reported this on his Facebook page. “The ATO [anti-terrorist operation] forces (airmobile and mechanized units) continue defensive fighting near the...

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