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    NATO not recognizing ‘elections’ in Crimea
    Sep16

    NATO not recognizing ‘elections’ in Crimea

    The North Atlantic Alliance does not recognize the so-called “elections” that took place in Russian-occupied Crimea on September 14, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has said. “We continue to condemn Russia’s illegal and illegitimate ‘annexation’ of Crimea and its continued and deliberate...

    Terrorists preparing to use chemical weapons – ATO headquarters
    Sep16

    Terrorists preparing to use chemical weapons – ATO headquarters

    Ukrainian security services have learned through radio intercepts that terrorists are preparing to use chemical weapons to capture the Donetsk airport, the press center for the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) has reported on Facebook. “After numerous unsuccessful attempts by illegal armed groups to seize the Donetsk airport, which is...

    Schultz signs ratification letter
    Sep16

    Schultz signs ratification letter

    European Parliament President Martin Schulz has signed a letter informing the Ukrainian side about the completion of the ratification of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, Ukrinform’s correspondent has reported. “I also signed the letter regarding the entry into force of this decision. This is a signal of solidarity of the European...

    MPs adopt statement on Ukraine’s future EU membership
    Sep16

    MPs adopt statement on Ukraine’s future EU membership

    The Verkhovna Rada has adopted a resolution on the European choice of Ukraine, through which is actually filed a bid to join the EU. A total of 298 lawmakers voted for such a decision on Tuesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine as the only legislative body that realizes the will of its constituents states...

    Poroshenko signs law ratifying EU-Ukraine Association Agreement
    Sep16

    Poroshenko signs law ratifying EU-Ukraine Association Agreement

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed the law ratifying the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement. He signed the document in the Verkhovna Rada after it was simultaneously ratified by the Ukrainian and European parliaments. The simultaneous ratification process took place through a videoconference between Kyiv and Strasbourg, Ukrinform...

    Summary – September 15, 2014
    Sep16

    Summary – September 15, 2014

    The bad news: 1. Last weekend showed: that while rumors are breeding in the country about some secret Kyiv negotiations with Moscow on a “peaceful settlement” of the conflict in Donbas, Donbas itself became the scene of such a tense “peaceful” confrontation, that not every war quite measures up to it. Russian-terrorist troops are frantically...

    UKRAINE, EU RATIFY ASSOCIATION AGREEMENT
    Sep16

    UKRAINE, EU RATIFY ASSOCIATION AGREEMENT

    The Verkhovna Rada and the European Parliament have ratified the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU. The simultaneous ratification process took place through a videoconference between Kyiv and Strasbourg, Ukrinform reports. In the European Parliament a respective legislative resolution was supported by 535 deputies. In the Verkhovna...

    Verkhovna Rada adopts presidential laws for Donbas
    Sep16

    Verkhovna Rada adopts presidential laws for Donbas

    Ukrainian lawmakers have approved presidential laws granting special status to Donbas and amnestying members of illegal armed groups in east Ukraine, MPs have reported on Twitter. According to MP Andriy Shevchenko, the law on special status for Donbas was supported by 277 MPs, and the amnesty law was backed by 287. This reported was also...

    This is Ukraine today – September 15
    Sep16

    This is Ukraine today – September 15

    Maidan Community Sector, Lviv: Dear friends! War, not the expected peace arrived at the doorstep of Great Britain and France when they gave up Czechoslovakia to Hitler in 1938. War is happening right here at home and not in faraway Europe – the United States were harshly reminded about this at Pearl Harbor in 1942. War descended on Ukraine and...

    Russia using ceasefire to regroup its forces – Fule
    Sep16

    Russia using ceasefire to regroup its forces – Fule

    Russia is using the ceasefire to regroup its armed forces in eastern Ukraine. European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy Stefan Fule said this during a debate in the European Parliament on the situation in Ukraine in Strasbourg on Tuesday, Ukrinform’s correspondent reported. He said that Russian troops were still...

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