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    Putin says about his plan “of seven points”” on Donbas
    Sep03

    Putin says about his plan “of seven points”” on Donbas

    President of Russia Vladimir Putin said that he offered his plan for settlement of the crisis in Ukraine. He said this in Mongolia, September 3, answering questions about the contents of a telephone conversation with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko, ITAR-TASS reports. According to Putin, the plan consists of seven points. “In order to...

    Yatseniuk urges Rada to immediately adopt most ambitious privatization
    Sep03

    Yatseniuk urges Rada to immediately adopt most ambitious privatization

    The parliament must approve the bill as soon as possible to exclude 1,251 enterprises from the list of objects that cannot be privatized. Prime Minister Yatseniuk said, opening a government meeting on Wednesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “I appeal to the parliament to immediately adopt a law on a list of objects that are not...

    Obama: It’s too early to tell what ceasefire in Donbas means
    Sep03

    Obama: It’s too early to tell what ceasefire in Donbas means

    U.S. President Barack Obama has said it is still too early to interpret the meaning of a ceasefire, on which Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin agreed on Wednesday. He said this at a joint press conference with Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves on Wednesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported....

    South Africa to supply 1 million tonnes of coal to Ukraine
    Sep03

    South Africa to supply 1 million tonnes of coal to Ukraine

    The government signed an agreement to supply 1 million tonnes of coal from South Africa. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said, opening a government meeting on Wednesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “Militants bombed the main mines, of which we supplied coal to Ukrainian thermal power plants. Therefore, the government has signed an...

    Ukraine will not receive weapons from NATO – Head of Mission
    Sep03

    Ukraine will not receive weapons from NATO – Head of Mission

    Ukraine cannot receive weapons from NATO member states. Head of the Ukrainian Mission to NATO Ihor Dolhov told in an interview to Ukrinform. “Our partners are not ready to give weapons yet, which are badly needed. Especially it comes to high-tech, high-precision weapons. We cannot use other reserves and resources that are in the North Atlantic...

    Ukraine needs new defense doc trine – Yatseniuk
    Sep03

    Ukraine needs new defense doc trine – Yatseniuk

    Ukraine needs a new defense doctrine, in which it should be defined that Russia is an aggressor and a threat for existence of our country. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said, opening the government meeting on Wednesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “The country needs a new defense doctrine with such a definition who is the aggressor and...

    Ukraine, NATO to hold joint exercises this year
    Sep03

    Ukraine, NATO to hold joint exercises this year

    All military exercises between Ukraine and NATO planned for this year on Ukrainian territory will be held, Head of Ukraine’s Mission to NATO Ihor Dolhov has told Ukrinform. “By developing our capabilities and possibilities of interaction with member states of the alliance, we will thus improve the combat effectiveness of our Armed...

    Cabinet will clean executive authorities
    Sep03

    Cabinet will clean executive authorities

    The Cabinet of Ministers intends to reduce the number of central executive authorities and control bodies. A relevant resolution will be signed at today’s meeting of the government, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk promised, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “Today, we will sign a resolution on reduction of the number of central executive...

    Column of Russian military hardware seen in Luhansk region
    Sep03

    Column of Russian military hardware seen in Luhansk region

    A column of 120 pieces of Russian military hardware has been recorded between Molodohvardiysk and Krasnodon in Luhansk region. The video showing the column has been posted on the website of the information and analytical center of the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC). NSDC spokesman Andriy Lysenko said that the place of the...

    Russian mercenaries want to halt gas transit via Ukraine
    Sep03

    Russian mercenaries want to halt gas transit via Ukraine

    Pro-Russian militants are trying to stop the transit of natural gas to Europe via Ukraine. National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing on Wednesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “According to the latest reports, Russian mercenaries began actions that...

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