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    Policemen allowed shooting on sight in ATO zone
    Aug12

    Policemen allowed shooting on sight in ATO zone

    Police officers in the area of the antiterrorist operation are allowed to use physical force, special means and weapons since now. As a Ukrinform correspondent reports, relevant amendments were made to the law “On Police.” This decision was supported by 288 MPs. lk 12.08.2014 15:17

    ATO lacks medical transport, no problem with staff and medicines
    Aug12

    ATO lacks medical transport, no problem with staff and medicines

    All units in the ATO area are fully equipped with medicines, but a specialized medical transport is not enough. Director of the Military Medical Department of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry Vitaliy Andronati told a press conference on Tuesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “There is a set of drugs that are supplied to military units...

    Verkhovna Rada permits detention of terrorists for 3 to 30 days
    Aug12

    Verkhovna Rada permits detention of terrorists for 3 to 30 days

    Ukrainian lawmakers have approved a law permitting the preventive detention in the area of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) of persons involved in terrorist activity for more than 72 hours. According to a Ukrinform correspondent, 232 MPs voted for a respective decision on Tuesday. Law No. 4312a introduces amendments to the law of Ukraine on...

    Putin’s ‘humanitarian aid’ won’t be let in Ukraine if not certified by Red Cross – NSDC
    Aug12

    Putin’s ‘humanitarian aid’ won’t be let in Ukraine if not certified by Red Cross – NSDC

    Any foreign humanitarian aid must be certified by the International Committee of the Red Cross, so far no “humanitarian convoy” has received such certification to enter Ukraine. Ukrainian National Security and Defence Council (NSDC) Information and Analysis Center spokesman Andriy Lysenko thus commented on a video with trucks...

    6 Ukrainian servicemen killed in Donbas over past 24 hours
    Aug12

    6 Ukrainian servicemen killed in Donbas over past 24 hours

    Over the past 24 hours 6 Ukrainian servicemen have been killed, 31 more wounded in the area of ??the anti-terrorist operation (ATO), Ukrainian National Security and Defence Council (NSDC) Information and Analysis Center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said at a press briefing in Kyiv on Tuesday. “Over the past 24 hours during the liberation of the...

    Sanctions against Russia adopted at first reading
    Aug12

    Sanctions against Russia adopted at first reading

    The Verkhovna Rada has approved a bill on the introduction of sanctions against Russia at first reading. A total of 243 MPs voted for this decision. The Party of Regions faction did not participate in the vote. At the same time, the decision was made to send the document for revision for consideration at second reading, Verkhovna Rada Chairman...

    Terrorists’ armored unit destroyed near Horlivka
    Aug12

    Terrorists’ armored unit destroyed near Horlivka

    An armored unit with terrorists has been destroyed by the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) forces near Horlivka, Ukrainian National Security and Defence Council (NSDC) Information and Analysis Center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said at a press briefing in Kyiv on Tuesday. “According to intelligence information from paratroopers, part of the...

    Verkhovna Rada puts sanctions against Russia on agenda
    Aug12

    Verkhovna Rada puts sanctions against Russia on agenda

    Ukrainian MPs have supported a proposal by Verkhovna Rada Speaker Oleksandr Turchynov and included in the agenda bill No. 4453a on sanctions against Russian supporters of terrorists in the Donbas, a Ukrinform correspondent has reported. A total of 235 lawmakers voted for a respective decision on Tuesday. ap 12.08.2014...

    French FM Fabius says Russia can use humanitarian aid for constant presence in region
    Aug12

    French FM Fabius says Russia can use humanitarian aid for constant presence in region

    A Russian convoy of 280 trucks, which are moving in the direction of Ukraine to deliver a “humanitarian aid” to residents of the country’s eastern regions, may be an attempt by Moscow to establish a permanent presence on the Ukrainian territory, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius told the France Info radio station. “We...

    Luhansk battalion captures seven terrorists near Severodonetsk
    Aug12

    Luhansk battalion captures seven terrorists near Severodonetsk

    The Luhansk battalion detained and neutralized seven terrorists in the village of Voronove near Severodonetsk last night, Informator has reported. Territorial defense battalion fighters also found a militant warehouse of explosives and ammunition. The cleansing of the town from terrorists continues. As reported, the Luhansk battalion detained and...

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