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    Ukraine preparing documents for liberation of Crimea
    Jul30

    Ukraine preparing documents for liberation of Crimea

    Ukraine is preparing a package of documents for the liberation of the occupied Crimea from Russian aggressors. Deputy Head of Ukraine’s Presidential Administration Valeriy Chaly said this at a briefing on Wednesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “The Crimean issue is on the agenda, and Ukraine’s official position is that...

    Ukrainian economy shrinks 4.7%
    Jul30

    Ukrainian economy shrinks 4.7%

    Ukraine’s GDP decline in the second quarter of 2014 compared to the same period last year accelerated to 4.7%, the State Statistics Service reported on Wednesday. “Ukraine’s GDP in the second quarter of 2014 compared to the second quarter of 2013 (at constant prices in 2007) amounted to 95.3%,” a press release reads....

    Ukraine not using ballistic missiles against terrorists – National Security and Defense Council
    Jul30

    Ukraine not using ballistic missiles against terrorists – National Security and Defense Council

    Ukraine is not firing ballistic missiles at terrorists, because they are not in service in the country. National Security and Defense Council information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing on Wednesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “The ATO forces have enough effective weapons using which we manage...

    Militants mine approaches to Boeing 777
    Jul30

    Militants mine approaches to Boeing 777

    At the crash site of the downed Boeing near Torez in Donetsk region pro-Russian terrorists equipped fighting positions, National Security and Defence Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said at a briefing on Wednesday. “They drew up there a large amount of heavy artillery and mined the approaches to the...

    OSCE experts again fail to access Malaysian Boeing crash site
    Jul30

    OSCE experts again fail to access Malaysian Boeing crash site

    OSCE international observers on Wednesday again failed to access the crash site of the Malaysian Boeing passenger plane in Donetsk region. Two OSCE cars accompanied by militants were trying to find a safe road leading to the crash site, but they were stopped at a roadblock of terrorists, the BBC reported. The observers saw signs of fighting in...

    One serviceman killed, 11 injured in eastern Ukraine over last 24 hours
    Jul30

    One serviceman killed, 11 injured in eastern Ukraine over last 24 hours

    One Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and 11 injured in eastern Ukraine over the last 24 hours. National Security and Defense Council information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing on Wednesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “All those injured have been taken to medical institutions, and they...

    Ukraine’s odious debts (Interview)
    Jul30

    Ukraine’s odious debts (Interview)

    Regardless of the definitions of which ‘anti-terrorist operation” is most common, in reality Ukraine is waging war with Russia. At the same time, Ukraine observes honours its debt commitments to Russia, the latest of which was the June payment of USD 73 mln interest payment on USD 3 bln borrowed by Yanukovych’s doomed regime in...

    Terrorists resorting to tactics of scorched earth – ATO headquarters
    Jul30

    Terrorists resorting to tactics of scorched earth – ATO headquarters

    Trying to escape from the areas that are taken over by Ukrainian government forces, terrorists use the tactics of scorched earth, the press center of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) has reported on its Facebook page. “The successful movement of the ATO forces makes terrorists panic. Realizing that they will lose, they try to use the...

    Germany opposes deployment of NATO troops in Eastern Europe – media
    Jul30

    Germany opposes deployment of NATO troops in Eastern Europe – media

    The German government currently opposes the permanent stationing of NATO troops on the territory of East European Alliance member countries. German newspaper Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung reported Wednesday with reference to the German government’s response to the request of the parliamentary Green Party faction. “The federal...

    Terrorists attempted to shot down Ukrainian plane with Buk anti-aircraft system
    Jul30

    Terrorists attempted to shot down Ukrainian plane with Buk anti-aircraft system

    A Ukrainian plane came under sight of the Buk anti-missile system over Khartsyzsk in Donetsk region on Wednesday, but managed to avoid possible fire and landed, press office for the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) Oleksiy Dmytrashkivsky told reporters. “During the flight the plane got in sight of the Buk system, but it safely avoided the...

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