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    “Russian peacekeepers” to be prepared by September?
    Aug08

    “Russian peacekeepers” to be prepared by September?

    The fears of U.S. and NATO military officials on the possible brining by Russia of peacekeepers to Donbas and Luhansk region to “protect humanitarian convoys” are yet unfounded – the “peacekeeping battalions” are not fully prepared to such actions, and there are no relevant international decisions for that. The...

    UN Security Council calls urgent meeting on Ukraine
    Aug08

    UN Security Council calls urgent meeting on Ukraine

    The UN Security Council will convene an urgent meeting on the situation in Ukraine on Friday, August 8. According to the BBC, the meeting will be held in New York at 17.00 Kyiv time. The United Nations insists on increasing the efforts of the Ukrainian authorities on humanitarian assistance to refugees. However, human rights activists also talk...

    Detained Luhansk mayor tells on Yefremov first
    Aug08

    Detained Luhansk mayor tells on Yefremov first

    Luhansk mayor Serhiy Kravchenko, detained on August 7, when trying to exit from Luhansk, began to testify. Journalist Vsevolod Filimonenko wrote on his Facebook page. “The Luhansk mayor rats out all! Currently the mayor of Luhansk continues to testify, he has already written 40 sheets, basically he tells on Yefremov,” says...

    State Department not understanding Russian sanctions
    Aug08

    State Department not understanding Russian sanctions

    Professional experts from the U.S. State Department have responded to the introduction by Russia of sanctions regarding a ban on imports to Russia of certain food products. They do not understand how depriving Russian citizens of food can improve the situation in the country. U.S. State Department’s Coordinator for Sanctions Policy Daniel...

    Putin’s Campaign Continues-So Does Ukraine’s
    Aug08

    Putin’s Campaign Continues-So Does Ukraine’s

    UKRAINE-MOTSYK-WSJ UKRAINE-MOTSYK-WSJ Putin’s Campaign Continues-So Does Ukraine’s We welcome support from the international community and hope it expands as we move against Russia’s aggression. The Wall Street Journal Opinion By Olexander Motsyk Aug. 7, 2014 7:26 p.m. ET Almost three weeks have passed since the appalling...

    Three pilots from downed Mi-8 helicopter in hospitals
    Aug08

    Three pilots from downed Mi-8 helicopter in hospitals

    Three pilots of a Ukrainian sanitary Mi-8 helicopter that shot down by terrorists are wounded and are in health facilities in the territory controlled by the anti-terrorist forces (ATO). The ATO press center wrote on its Facebook page on Friday. “The crew made ??an emergency landing. Three pilots are wounded, now all are in health care...

    National Bank orders to suspend financial operations in cities controlled by terrorists
    Aug08

    National Bank orders to suspend financial operations in cities controlled by terrorists

    The National Bank of Ukraine obliged national financial institutions to stop carrying out all types of financial operations in settlements, which are temporarily controlled by terrorists. The regulator’s statement reads of August 6, the regulator’s press service told Ukrinform. “To stop carrying out all types of financial operations...

    Olexander Motsyk: Russia should free Ukrainian hero Nadiya Savchenko at once
    Aug08

    Olexander Motsyk: Russia should free Ukrainian hero Nadiya Savchenko at once

    UKRAINE-MOTSYK-WP UKRAINE-MOTSYK-WP Olexander Motsyk: Russia should free Ukrainian hero Nadiya Savchenko at once By Olexander Motsyk August 6 Olexander Motsyk is Ukraine’s ambassador to the United States. It has been more than a month since Russia illegally detained 1st Lt. Nadiya Savchenko of the Ukrainian armed forces. Her case is one of...

    Aidar can become special Armed Forces unit
    Aug08

    Aidar can become special Armed Forces unit

    Ukrainian Defense Minister Colonel General Valeriy Heletei has made a working visit to the sites of deployment of Ukrainian Armed Forces units, the Defense Ministry’s press service has reported. In particular, he met with the staff of the 24th Aidar territorial defense battalion and heard a report by the commander of the battalion. As a...

    Canada to give Ukraine body armors, helmets at $5 mln
    Aug08

    Canada to give Ukraine body armors, helmets at $5 mln

    Canada will provide military equipment to Ukraine in the amount of $5 million, Canadian Defence Minister Rob Nicholson has said, according to the Podrobnosti online edition. “Canada’s contribution, in the amount of up to $5 million through Canada’s Global Peace and Security Fund (GPSF), includes a range of targeted protection, medical...

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