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    State earmarks UAH 18 bln for army over past half year
    Aug04

    State earmarks UAH 18 bln for army over past half year

    Over the past six months about 18 UAH billion has been allocated from the state budget of Ukraine for the army, member of the UDAR parliamentary faction Pavlo Rozenko told reporters on Monday. “Such large-scale funding has been carried out at least twice. And for the last six months about UAH 18 billion has been sent to the needs of the...

    U.S. freezes nuclear deal with Russia – media
    Aug04

    U.S. freezes nuclear deal with Russia – media

    The growing confrontation between Washington and Moscow over Ukraine has derailed a recent accord that promised one of the most expansive collaborations ever between the countries’ nuclear scientists, the New York Times has reported. “It was only 11 months ago that the American energy secretary – Ernest J. Moniz, a former M.I.T....

    Kolomoisky declares income of UAH 700 million last year
    Aug04

    Kolomoisky declares income of UAH 700 million last year

    Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional State Administration Ihor Kolomoisky declared UAH 698 million of income in 2013. Tsenzor.Net. reported. According to the declaration of March 31,2014, the bulk of profits of the oligarch – more than UAH 516 million – fell on dividends and interest. The Dnipropetrovsk head earned another UAH 181 UAH...

    Switzerland does not want to join EU sanctions
    Aug04

    Switzerland does not want to join EU sanctions

    The Swiss authorities do not want to impose sanctions on Russia. Swiss Economy Minister Johann Schneider-Ammann said this in an interview with the Schweiz am Sonntag newspaper. According to the Swiss minister, on the “international arena” there should be a state that “does not support any of the parties to the conflict,”...

    Fighting underway in Shakhtarsk, Horlivka, Torez, media reports say
    Aug04

    Fighting underway in Shakhtarsk, Horlivka, Torez, media reports say

    Fighting continues near the cities of Shakhtarsk, Horlivka and Torez between the ATO forces and terrorists, the informator.lg.ua online edition reported. The resource said that at 10.00 militants resumed shelling of Ukrainian positions near Shakhtar using mortar units, BM-21 Grad multiple rocket launchers. The locals say that in Shakhtarsk there...

    Batkivshchyna cleans ranks: party expels 1,500 people
    Aug04

    Batkivshchyna cleans ranks: party expels 1,500 people

    By results of examinations of lustration commissions, more than 1,500 persons were expelled from the Batkivshchyna party, including more than 700 deputies of different levels. First Deputy Chairman of the Batkivshchyna Central Headquarters Ivan Kyrylenko said, the press service of the political force reported. “Currently, 1,519 party...

    Obama: Putin’s policy harmful to Russia
    Aug04

    Obama: Putin’s policy harmful to Russia

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s policy is harmful to the country in the long run, and Russia itself has always had a Janus-like quality. U.S. President Barack Obama said this in an interview with the Economist. “Russia I think has always had a Janus-like quality, both looking east and west, and I think President [Vladimir] Putin...

    Poroshenko hopes for effectiveness of Donbas contact group
    Aug04

    Poroshenko hopes for effectiveness of Donbas contact group

    President Petro Poroshenko hopes for the effectiveness of tripartite consultations of the contact group to resolve the situation in Donbas, which met on July 31 in Minsk. He said this in a phone call with Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko on Monday, the president’s press office reported. “Petro Poroshenko thanked Alexander...

    Azov, Shakhtarsk battalions storming Donetsk
    Aug04

    Azov, Shakhtarsk battalions storming Donetsk

    Soldiers of voluntary battalions Azov and Shakhtarsk started to liberate Donetsk from terrorists. Deputy Commander of the Azov Battalion Ihor Mosiychuk wrote on his Facebook page. “Warning! Battalions Azov and Shakhtarsk started the mopping up operation in Donetsk! Good luck, brothers!” he wrote. lk 04.08.2014...

    Russia ready for not receiving Mistrals
    Aug04

    Russia ready for not receiving Mistrals

    Moscow is ready for any development of the situation as concerns the French helicopter carrier Mistral. Deputy Head of the Military-Industrial Commission Oleg Bochkaryov told at the exhibition of the innovations of the Defense Ministry, opened in Alabino, near Moscow, Monday, the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty informs. “Either we receive them...

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