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    ‘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...

    Leader of Luhansk terrorists leaves his ‘republic’
    Aug14

    Leader of Luhansk terrorists leaves his ‘republic’

    The head of the so-called “Luhansk People’s Republic”, Valery Bolotov has resigned supposedly because of his wound. He announced this on Thursday. “Soberly assessing my strength, I have decided to temporarily leave the post of the head of the Luhansk People’s Republic. The consequences of the wound do not allow me to work with...

    Russian ‘aid convoy’ to be blocked if enters Ukraine via uncontrolled checkpoints – NSDC
    Aug14

    Russian ‘aid convoy’ to be blocked if enters Ukraine via uncontrolled checkpoints – NSDC

    The National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine (NSDC) does not have any information about the route of the Russian “convoy”, however it will be blocked if attempts to enter Ukraine via a checkpoint uncontrolled by Ukrainian border guards. NSDC Information and Analysis Center spokesman Andriy Lysenko told this to reporters in...

    Draft law on lustration adopted in first reading
    Aug14

    Draft law on lustration adopted in first reading

    People’s deputies adopted the draft law 4359а “On lustration” in the first reading. 252 people’s deputies voted for this decision. lk 14.08.2014 14:30

    9 Ukrainian servicemen killed in Donbas over past 24 hours
    Aug14

    9 Ukrainian servicemen killed in Donbas over past 24 hours

    Over the past 24 hours in the area of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) nine Ukrainian servicemen have been killed, and another 18 wounded, Ukrainian National Security and Defence Council (NSDC) Information and Analysis Center spokesman Andriy Lysenko told this to reporters in Kyiv on Thursday. “Over the past 24 hours we have lost 9...

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