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    Aidar detains Artemivsk mayor for separatism
    Aug12

    Aidar detains Artemivsk mayor for separatism

    Aidar battalion fighters have detained the mayor of Artemivsk in Donetsk region who actively collaborated with terrorists. Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing on Tuesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “In the town of Shchastia Aidar...

    Vuhledar liberated from terrorists
    Aug12

    Vuhledar liberated from terrorists

    Ukrainian government forces have liberated the town of Vuhledar in Donetsk region from terrorists. Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing on Tuesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “Ukrainian Armed Forces units today released the town of...

    ATO forces release Pervomaisk, Komyshuvakha and Kalynove
    Aug12

    ATO forces release Pervomaisk, Komyshuvakha and Kalynove

    The anti-terrorist operation (ATO) forces on Tuesday released three populated localities in eastern Ukraine: Pervomaisk and Kalynove in Luhansk region and Komyshuvakha in Donetsk region, the ATO press center has reported. “Today the ATO forces, which included special purpose battalions, released three settlements – Pervomaisk,...

    Terrorists demand money for bodies of killed Ukrainian soldiers
    Aug12

    Terrorists demand money for bodies of killed Ukrainian soldiers

    Militants demand up to $70,000 for the bodies of killed Ukrainian servicemen, National Guard Commander Stepan Poltorak has said, according to NBN. “Terrorists are demanding money for the bodies of dead servicemen – from $15,000 to $70,000,” Poltorak said. He said that international rules envisage the unhindered provision of the...

    Rada passes law on economic activity in Crimea
    Aug12

    Rada passes law on economic activity in Crimea

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the law on the tax and customs control in the free economic zone of Crimea and the peculiarities of the economic activity in the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine. The decision was supported by 227 MPs, according to a Ukrinform reporter. The main purpose of the law is to provide for 10 years...

    Ukraine has not yet received list of humanitarian goods from Russia – Chaly
    Aug12

    Ukraine has not yet received list of humanitarian goods from Russia – Chaly

    The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry still expects a note from Russia with a list of humanitarian goods for residents of Luhansk. Deputy Head of Ukraine’s Presidential Administration Valeriy Chaly said this at a briefing in Kyiv on Tuesday, Ukrinform reported. “Unfortunately, as of 16.40, we still did not get the promised Russian note with...

    President Poroshenko, Italian PM Renzi speak on phone
    Aug12

    President Poroshenko, Italian PM Renzi speak on phone

    President Petro Poroshenko discussed on the phone with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi issues of international humanitarian mission to Luhansk, the president’s press office reported on Tuesday. The Ukrainian president thanked Matteo Renzi for support of Ukraine by the European Council, currently presided by Italy, as well as for the...

    Verkhovna Rada will consider laws on lustration Thursday – Turchynov
    Aug12

    Verkhovna Rada will consider laws on lustration Thursday – Turchynov

    Laws concerning lustration in Ukraine will be considered at a plenary meeting Thursday. Verkhovna Rada Chairman Oleksandr Turchynov told Tuesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “As concerns draft laws on lustration, as we supported a proposal and included this issue into the agenda at the morning session, the concerned committees must...

    Foreign Ministry calls Putin and Medvedev’s visit to Crimea unacceptable
    Aug12

    Foreign Ministry calls Putin and Medvedev’s visit to Crimea unacceptable

    The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has said that a visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and State Duma deputies to Crimea is unacceptable. Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Minister Danylo Lubkivsky said this at a briefing in Kyiv on Tuesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “It is unacceptable. Crimea is...

    Safe corridors created for civilians in Donbas – NSDC
    Aug12

    Safe corridors created for civilians in Donbas – NSDC

    Humanitarian corridors have been created for civilians to leave the areas temporarily controlled by terrorists, Ukrainian National Security and Defence Council (NSDC) Information and Analysis Center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said at a press briefing in Kyiv on Tuesday. From Donetsk: along Lenin Avenue to the bypass road, then along Donetsk –...

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