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    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...

    Kyivstar suspends work in Crimea
    Aug11

    Kyivstar suspends work in Crimea

    On Monday, armed people broke into the Kyivstar office in Simferopol and started installing their own equipment. Urgent information of the company reads on its Facebook page. “They asked Kyivstar workers to remain in the premises and, according to our personnel, started to install their own equipment on the telecommunication equipment of the...

    Exchange rate will not grow from currency hype – expert
    Aug11

    Exchange rate will not grow from currency hype – expert

    The July increase in demand for purchase of foreign currency will not affect the further hryvnia devaluation. Head of the information-analytical center Forex Club Ukraine Mykola Ivchenko said, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “An increase of demand is observed on the cash market. That is, people bought more foreign currency than...

    Ukrainian border guards still come under fire from Russia
    Aug11

    Ukrainian border guards still come under fire from Russia

    The positions of the Ukrainian government forces still come under fire from Russian territory and attempts are being made by Russian mercenaries to illegally enter Ukraine. Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing in Kyiv on Monday. “In...

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