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    Poroshenko says Ukraine to submit bid for EU membership in 2020
    Sep25

    Poroshenko says Ukraine to submit bid for EU membership in 2020

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that Ukraine intends to apply for membership of the European Union in 2020. He said this, while opening the second stage of the 12th extraordinary congress of judges, Radio Liberty reported. Poroshenko said that today he would present his reform program “Ukraine 2020” to the public....

    Russian MFA officially uses term “Novorossiya”
    Sep25

    Russian MFA officially uses term “Novorossiya”

    The Russian Foreign Ministry already calls Luhansk and Donetsk regions “Novorossiya.” It is said in official information of the Russian Foreign Ministry by results of a meeting of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, held recently “on the fields” of the session of the UN General Assembly in New York. The...

    Speaker signs law on lustration
    Sep25

    Speaker signs law on lustration

    Parliament Speaker Oleksandr Turchynov signed the Law on lustration. The signing took place in the presence of journalists in the parliament, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “By signing this bill, I appeal to the President so that he immediately put a signature under this law, and that tomorrow it was published and entered into force....

    Poroshenko informs G7 and EU ambassadors about Donbas and difficult situation
    Sep25

    Poroshenko informs G7 and EU ambassadors about Donbas and difficult situation

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has met with the ambassadors of the Group of Seven (G7) and European Union countries to discuss the coordination of further action on the international arena to promote the peace process, the presidential press service has reported. The head of state expressed his gratitude for the support that Ukraine...

    Ukraine will buy US newest weapons systems – media
    Sep25

    Ukraine will buy US newest weapons systems – media

    Ukraine will buy one of the newest weapons systems in the United States in the near future – funds are provided in the budget. Journalist Yuriy Butusov writes on Facebook. “According to the source Tsenzor.Net, Ukraine will buy one of the newest weapons systems in the United States in the near future – funds are provided in the...

    Obama ready to lift sanctions against Russia if it stops aggression against Ukraine
    Sep25

    Obama ready to lift sanctions against Russia if it stops aggression against Ukraine

    Washington is ready to lift current sanctions against Russia if Moscow stops aggression against Ukraine. U.S. President Barack Obama said this at the 69th session of the UN General Assembly on Wednesday. “A different path is available – the path of diplomacy and peace and the ideals this institution is designed to uphold. The recent...

    Sanctions against Russia effective in long term, but Ukraine needs quick solution – Yatseniuk
    Sep25

    Sanctions against Russia effective in long term, but Ukraine needs quick solution – Yatseniuk

    Western sanctions against Russia are effective in the medium and long term, but Ukraine now needs a quick solution because of the situation in the east of the country. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said this at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, Ukrinform’s correspondent reported. “Sanctions are an effective...

    Avakov requests help from Poland for funding weapons
    Sep25

    Avakov requests help from Poland for funding weapons

    Poland, which has more than others to understand the threat of Russian aggression, could help Ukraine with funding of Polish weapons supplies through establishment of “correct and smooth prices and credits” for these supplies. This opinion was expressed by Interior Minister Arsen Avakov at the 12th International Special Exhibition “Weapons and...

    President orders government to abandon Ukraine’s non-aligned status – decree
    Sep25

    President orders government to abandon Ukraine’s non-aligned status – decree

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree on “urgent measures” to protect Ukraine and strengthen its defense capability. The text of the decree was published on the official website of the head of state on September 24. According to the report, the decree was passed in connection with the further worsening of the...

    Summary information from IAC of NSDC as of 12:00 – September 24, 2014
    Sep25

    Summary information from IAC of NSDC as of 12:00 – September 24, 2014

    Situation in the ATO zone Situation in the ATO zone remains complicated. Ukrainian subdivisions are maintaining ceasefire mode. At the same time terrorists continue provocations. Our checkpoints and positions keep being outshot both in Luhansk and Donetsk directions. In particular, in Maloorlivka village of Shakhtarskyi district terrorists...

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