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    93 civilians killed in Luhansk in July
    Jul29

    93 civilians killed in Luhansk in July

    Since early July in Luhansk 93 people have been killed, including one child, more than 400 injured. Nearly a hundred of houses, dozens of schools, shops, buildings and enterprises have been destroyed, the press office of Luhansk City Council reported on Tuesday. “Civilians: victims – 93 people (including children – 1); wounded...

    Europe, U.S. agree on new sanctions against Russia
    Jul29

    Europe, U.S. agree on new sanctions against Russia

    On Monday, July 28, the presidents of the U.S., France, and heads of governments of Germany, the UK and Italy held phone talks. The leaders of the five countries agreed on the need to impose new sanctions against Russia, the Elysee Palace said in a communique released after the talks The European Pravda online edition reported. As is known, until...

    Poroshenko condoles over death of Kremenchuk mayor
    Jul29

    Poroshenko condoles over death of Kremenchuk mayor

    President Petro Poroshenko expressed condolences to the relatives of the mayor of the city of Kremenchuk Oleh Babayev in connection with his death, the president’s press office reported on Tuesday. “In memory of all who knew and worked with Oleh Meydanovych he will remain a professional. A man who faithfully served to his city and the...

    Terrorists awaiting reinforcement from Russian army, ‘Cossacks’ – Tymchuk
    Jul29

    Terrorists awaiting reinforcement from Russian army, ‘Cossacks’ – Tymchuk

    Terrorist leaders are waiting for help from Russia, not only from the Russian Defence Ministry and intelligence agencies, but also from non-governmental groups, Head of the Information Resistance Group Dmytro Tymcuk wrote on his Facebook page. “There have been attempts of terrorist leaders to get support from Russia not only through the...

    Militants planning to fight Savur-Mohyla back
    Jul29

    Militants planning to fight Savur-Mohyla back

    Pro-Russian militants are attempting to recapture the height they earlier lost – Savur-Mohyla – and preparing for defence in other areas. However, some of them are already demoralized and are preparing to flee to Russia. Head of the Information Resistance Group Dmytro Tymcuk wrote this on his Facebook page. “The situation in the...

    Two border guards wounded in shelling of Krasna Talivka
    Jul28

    Two border guards wounded in shelling of Krasna Talivka

    Two Ukrainian border guards have been wounded in the shelling by terrorists of the Krasna Talivka checkpoint in Luhansk region. Spokesman for the information and analytical center of the National Security and Defense Council Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing in Kyiv on Monday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “The situation on the...

    Yatseniuk: Lobbyists in parliament should recover consciousness and support GTS reform
    Jul28

    Yatseniuk: Lobbyists in parliament should recover consciousness and support GTS reform

    Prime Minister Yatseniuk encourages people’s deputies to vote for the reform of the management system of the Ukrainian GTS, and not “to play into the hands of the Russians in the parliament.” He told a briefing on Monday after a closed meeting of the Cabinet, Ukrinform reports. “In order that this draft law was passed,...

    Merkel ready to interrupt vacation for approval of sanctions against Russia
    Jul28

    Merkel ready to interrupt vacation for approval of sanctions against Russia

    The German government supports the approval by the European Union of a sectoral package of sanctions against Russia. To do this, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is ready to interrupt her vacation, if necessary, to attend an extraordinary meeting of the European Council in Brussels. Deputy spokesperson for the German government Christiane Wirtz...

    Criminal case opened against Yefremov
    Jul28

    Criminal case opened against Yefremov

    Social activists have secured the opening of a criminal case against Party of Regions faction leader Oleksandr Yefremov. Now he faces up to six years in prison for embezzling UAH 100 million in state budget funds, the Center for Combating Corruption has reported. “Ukraine’s Prosecutor General’s Office has launched criminal...

    Verkhovna Rada will allow Australian policemen into Ukraine – Turchynov
    Jul28

    Verkhovna Rada will allow Australian policemen into Ukraine – Turchynov

    Verkhovna Rada Chairman Oleksandr Turchynov said that the parliament will ratify an agreement at its special meeting Thursday, which will allow Australian policemen into Ukraine. He said at a meeting with Dutch Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans and Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, the VR website informs. “Thursday, the Verkhovna Rada...

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