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    Luhansk completely besieged – NSDC
    Aug14

    Luhansk completely besieged – NSDC

    The anti-terrorist operation (ATO) forces have liberated the village of Novosvitlivka, cutting off the last highway connecting Luhansk with the remaining areas currently controlled by Russian mercenaries. Ukrainian National Security and Defence Council (NSDC) Information and Analysis Center spokesman Andriy Lysenko told this to reporters in Kyiv...

    Fierce fighting is near Horlivka, Krasny Luch, Ilovaisk and Donetsk
    Aug14

    Fierce fighting is near Horlivka, Krasny Luch, Ilovaisk and Donetsk

    The militants are trying to counterattack Ukrainian military in several directions. Spokesman of the NSDC Information-Analytical Center Andriy Lysenko told a briefing, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “The most violent battles are conducted near Horlivka, Krasny Luch, Ilovaisk and Donetsk. In addition, terrorists continue to pull together...

    Red Cross sends envoy to Moscow, Kyiv to discuss ‘Putin’s convoy’
    Aug14

    Red Cross sends envoy to Moscow, Kyiv to discuss ‘Putin’s convoy’

    Laurent Corbaz, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) head of operations for Europe and Central Asia, is heading to Moscow and Kyiv to negotiate the delivery to Ukraine of the Russian humanitarian convoy, Reuters reported citing Deutsche Welle. “A senior representative of the International Committee of the Red Cross is going...

    ATO forces destroy column of terrorists in Popasne
    Aug14

    ATO forces destroy column of terrorists in Popasne

    The ATO forces defeated the column of terrorists in Popasna, Luhansk region. Soldier of the Donbas Battalion Yevhen Shevchenko announced on his Facebook page. According to the soldier, “a large group of terrorists around 600 people from Pervomaisk, which attacked the ATO forces in Popasna, was completely shot.” He also said that 46 persons...

    ‘Humanitarian convoy’ stops near border with Ukraine
    Aug14

    ‘Humanitarian convoy’ stops near border with Ukraine

    Russia’s “humanitarian convoy” stopped in a field before reaching the border with Ukraine, BBC Russian reported. “We have turned off the M4 highway, the turning to the Russian town of Donetsk near the border; lorries are parking in a field,” BBC’s Steve Rosenberg wrote on his Twitter page on Friday. АМ 14.08.2014...

    Putin confesses to using army to annex Crimea
    Aug14

    Putin confesses to using army to annex Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has admitted that he used the Russian armed forces for the illegal referendum in Crimea. He said this on Thursday in his speech in Yalta at a meeting with members of the Duma factions and members of the Russian government, Russia’s independent television channel Dozhd reported. “Yes, we used our armed...

    Poroshenko signs law on loan of JPY 10 billion
    Aug14

    Poroshenko signs law on loan of JPY 10 billion

    President Petro Poroshenko signed the law on a loan, adopted by the Verkhovna Rada, from the government of Japan at JPY 10 billion for support of economic reforms in Ukraine. The press service of the head of state informed. The law determines that a loan to the amount of JPY 10 billion is given by the Japanese agency of international cooperation...

    Militants use prohibited mines in Donbas – NSDC
    Aug14

    Militants use prohibited mines in Donbas – NSDC

    The Ukrainian National Security and Defence Council (NSDC) urges people living in the area of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) not to pick up anything from the ground, as militants used illegal mines, and carry out explanatory work with children. Ukrainian National Security and Defence Council (NSDC) Information and Analysis Center spokesman...

    Ukraine already sends over 250 tonnes of humanitarian aid to Donbas – NSDC
    Aug14

    Ukraine already sends over 250 tonnes of humanitarian aid to Donbas – NSDC

    Ukrainian rescuers have sent to the eastern regions more than 250 tonnes of food in a humanitarian aid, Ukrainian National Security and Defence Council (NSDC) Information and Analysis Center spokesman Andriy Lysenko told this to reporters in Kyiv on Thursday. “Overall, from July 6, the State Emergencies Service of Ukraine has delivered to...

    Sobolev: Rada has two weeks for ratification of Association
    Aug14

    Sobolev: Rada has two weeks for ratification of Association

    The Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU is threatened with the failure of ratification in the EU due to a delay of ratification at the Ukrainian parliament. Leader of the Batkivshchyna faction Serhiy Sobolev said at a briefing in the Verkhovna Rada, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “If during two weeks the Agreement with the EU is...

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