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    Terrorists use civilians as human shield – NSDC
    Aug11

    Terrorists use civilians as human shield – NSDC

    Terrorists do not let the locals out of the captured localities to use unarmed people as a human shield, Ukrainian National Security and Defence Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko told reporters on Monday. “In the town of Krasny Luch terrorists do not let civilians out of the town, making a human...

    SBU again proves Russia sends mercenaries to Ukraine. Photo
    Aug11

    SBU again proves Russia sends mercenaries to Ukraine. Photo

    The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has received another evidence of the involvement of Russian servicemen in the fighting on the territory of Ukraine, the SBU press center reported on Monday. “As part of counter-intelligence measures the SBU received another evidence of the active participation of Russian servicemen in illegal...

    EU to give Ukraine EUR 2.5 mln for humanitarian aid
    Aug11

    EU to give Ukraine EUR 2.5 mln for humanitarian aid

    European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso has said during a telephone conversation with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko that the EU is ready to allocate EUR 2.5 million for humanitarian aid to Ukraine, the press service of the head of state has reported. Barroso also called for the creation of a special coordination mechanism for the...

    PM Yatseniuk: Some 50,000 military participate in ATO
    Aug11

    PM Yatseniuk: Some 50,000 military participate in ATO

    For today, about 50,000 military have participated in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) in Donbas, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said this while visiting the wounded servicemen at Kyiv’s main clinical hospital, the Governmental portal reported. “Already at the moment about 50,000 fighters are members of the anti-terrorist...

    Naftogaz may stop providing gas transit services to Gazprom
    Aug11

    Naftogaz may stop providing gas transit services to Gazprom

    Ukraine’s national oil and gas company Naftogaz may stop providing services to Russia’s Gazprom on gas transit through Ukraine to Europe, Naftogaz’s press service has told RBC-Ukraine. “National Joint-Stock Company Naftogaz of Ukraine admits that if sanctions are imposed on Russian gas monopoly Gazprom, the NJSC will end...

    Merkel to visit Latvia to discuss Ukrainian crisis
    Aug11

    Merkel to visit Latvia to discuss Ukrainian crisis

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel on August 18 will visit Riga where she plans to discuss with Latvia’s leaders the situation in the east of Ukraine, the Delfi news portal reported. “Merkel is going to discuss with the leaders of Latvia developments surrounding the conflict in the east of Ukraine. Merkel’s administration...

    Government sets up commission for ATO participants, veterans and disabled
    Aug11

    Government sets up commission for ATO participants, veterans and disabled

    The Ukrainian government on Monday made the decision to set up a separate state service for veterans, disabled persons, and participants in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) in the Donbas. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk told this to reporters on Monday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “We consulted this morning in the...

    Fighting near Stirol plant poses no threat of environmental catastrophe  – State Emergency Service of Ukraine
    Aug11

    Fighting near Stirol plant poses no threat of environmental catastrophe – State Emergency Service of Ukraine

    All ammonia from the Stirol chemical plant in Horlivka has been removed, the Donetsk Oblast department of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine reports, according to the Foreign Media Unit of the Ukrainian National Security and Defence Council (NSDC) Information and Analysis Сenter. The plant is located in Horlivka, a big industrial city near...

    Trilateral gas talks to take place in early September
    Aug11

    Trilateral gas talks to take place in early September

    The next trilateral meeting between Ukraine, the EU and Russia on gas prices and gas debt will be held not earlier than September 5, ITAR-TASS has reported, citing a source in the European Commission. The meeting could take place only after the holiday season, probably not earlier than September 5, the source said. He said that the European...

    Dutch experts identify 65 victims of Boeing disaster
    Aug11

    Dutch experts identify 65 victims of Boeing disaster

    Experts from the Netherlands have identified the bodies of 65 persons who were on board the Malaysian Boeing Flight MH17 that was shot down over Donetsk region in Ukraine, the press service of the Dutch government has reported. Experts continue to engage in the identification of bodies, but warned that the process could be quite lengthy. ap...

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