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    Threat of Russia’s direct invasion of Ukraine rises
    Aug06

    Threat of Russia’s direct invasion of Ukraine rises

    The threat of direct invasion of Ukraine by Russian troops for the last few days has increased, Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk said at a press conference on Wednesday, according to Reuters. “We have reason to suspect – during the last few hours we have received the relevant information that the risk of a direct invasion [of Ukraine...

    Luhansk remains without electricity, water, food, fuel and communications
    Aug06

    Luhansk remains without electricity, water, food, fuel and communications

    The situation in Luhansk is tense as the city remains with electricity, water supply and communications and there are difficulties with food supply and garbage removal, the press service of the Luhansk City Council has reported. “The situation remained critical in Luhansk as of the morning of August 6 – there is no power, water...

    Latvia to take for treatment two more Ukrainians
    Aug06

    Latvia to take for treatment two more Ukrainians

    Latvia on Wednesday will take for treatment in Riga two Ukrainian soldiers who were seriously injured in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) in eastern Ukraine, the Latvian Embassy in Ukraine told Ukrinform. “Two soldiers who participated in the anti-terrorist operation in Ukraine will arrive in Riga from the Ukrainian city of Dnipropetrovsk...

    MEP Brok: Russian authorities defy international sanctions
    Aug06

    MEP Brok: Russian authorities defy international sanctions

    The bravado, behind which Russian politicians hide the seriousness of third wave of sanctions on the economy of the Russian Federation, is designed for “domestic consumption” and cannot mislead the thinking people. MEP with almost 35 years of experience, chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the European Parliament and ally of...

    Rasmussen calls on NATO countries to invest more in defense
    Aug06

    Rasmussen calls on NATO countries to invest more in defense

    NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has called on NATO member states to increase defense spending. He wrote this in his article entitled “Each NATO ally has to pull its weight after Russia’s threats” for Britain’s Financial Times newspaper. “While the U.S. and some European allies, including the UK, have...

    NATO secretary general to visit Ukraine on August 7
    Aug06

    NATO secretary general to visit Ukraine on August 7

    NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen will visit Ukraine on August 7, Head of Ukraine’s Mission to NATO, Ambassador Ihor Dolhov, has said. He said that the visit would take place ahead of the NATO summit due on September 4-5 in Wales (the United Kingdom). The NATO-Ukraine Commission is to hold a meeting at the level of heads of state...

    MFA: No Ukrainian among China earthquake victims
    Aug06

    MFA: No Ukrainian among China earthquake victims

    According to preliminary reports, no Ukrainian citizen has suffered as a result of the earthquake that occurred on Sunday in the southwest of China, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs press office told Ukrinform on Tuesday. “According to the Embassy of Ukraine in China, as of yesterday evening there were no Ukrainians among the dead,” a...

    Russia’s proposal on ‘humanitarian mission’ is cynical – Foreign Ministry
    Aug06

    Russia’s proposal on ‘humanitarian mission’ is cynical – Foreign Ministry

    The Russian Foreign Ministry’s proposal on the so-called international humanitarian mission in the Donbas is cynical only because it is Russia that continues to destabilize the situation in eastern Ukraine, supporting in every way possible the criminal acts of terrorists and bearing full responsibility for humanitarian problems in Donetsk...

    Russian artillery continues to shell ATO positions
    Aug06

    Russian artillery continues to shell ATO positions

    In the early hours of August 6, the positions of the Ukrainian military were again shelled from the Russian Federation, the press center of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) reported on Wednesday. “At 21.20 the artillery shelled fortifications of the ATO forces near the settlement of Diakovo,” the report reads. АМ 06.08.2014...

    ATO forces prepare to attack, militants reinforce positions
    Aug06

    ATO forces prepare to attack, militants reinforce positions

    The anti-terrorist (ATO) forces last night prepared to attack, pro-Russian separatists quickly pull together their gangs on the directions of possible strikes, head of the Center for Military-Political Studies, co-ordinator of the Information Resistance Group Dmytro Tymchuk wrote on his Facebook page. “The militants attempt to disrupt the...

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