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    Yatseniuk, Rasmussen meet in Kyiv
    Aug07

    Yatseniuk, Rasmussen meet in Kyiv

    Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatseniuk met with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen in Kyiv on Thursday, according to the Governmental portal. “The Prime Minister and the NATO Secretary General stressed the importance of taking additional measures to respond to the situation in Ukraine on the basis of the upcoming Alliance...

    Medvedev frightens world with new sanctions
    Aug07

    Medvedev frightens world with new sanctions

    The Russian government is ready to introduce protective measures in aircraft building, shipbuilding and the automobile industry. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said this at a government meeting on Thursday, ITAR-TASS reported. “We are potentially ready to introduce protective measures in aircraft building, shipbuilding, automobile,...

    Terrorists wanted to shot down Aeroflot plane instead of Boeing – Nalyvaichenko
    Aug07

    Terrorists wanted to shot down Aeroflot plane instead of Boeing – Nalyvaichenko

    Terrorists planned to shoot down a Russian Aeroflot aircraft instead of the Malaysia Airlines Boeing jet. Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) Chief Valentyn Nalyvaichenko said this at a briefing in Kyiv on Thursday, Ukrinform reported. “It has been established during the investigation into the downing of the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777...

    Ukraine to cope with Russian ban on transit flights – Justice Ministry
    Aug07

    Ukraine to cope with Russian ban on transit flights – Justice Ministry

    Ukraine will cope with Russia’s ban to carry out transit flights through its aviation area, Ukrainian Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko told reporters on Thursday. “I think we will survive the Russian ban to fly across its territory. Moreover, it is dangerous,” Petrenko said. In turn, member of the Georgian Parliament Giorgi...

    Local budgets owe more than UAH 30 billion to treasury – Sliuz
    Aug07

    Local budgets owe more than UAH 30 billion to treasury – Sliuz

    Local budgets borrowed from the State Treasury of Ukraine short-term loans at UAH 21 billion in January-July 2014, without repaying the medium-term loans at UAH 9.5 billion. Head of the State Treasury Tetiana Sliuz told a briefing Thursday, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “Short-term loans, issued by the State Treasury, are issued within the...

    Ukraine to appeal to international courts to seek release of its servicemen in Russia
    Aug07

    Ukraine to appeal to international courts to seek release of its servicemen in Russia

    Ukrainian Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko has said he does not rule out an appeal to international courts regarding the release of Ukrainian servicemen who are held hostage in Russia. He told this to reporters on Thursday, a Ukrinform correspondent said. He said that the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry was currently doing everything possible through...

    Ukraine will hit Russia with sanctions tomorrow
    Aug07

    Ukraine will hit Russia with sanctions tomorrow

    On Friday, August 8, the Cabinet will announce a number of sectoral and personal sanctions against Russia. Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko told reporters, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “Tomorrow, the government will announce a number of sectoral and personal sanctions against those who supported terrorism and illegal occupation of...

    Poroshenko accepts Parubiy’s resignation
    Aug07

    Poroshenko accepts Parubiy’s resignation

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree dismissing Andriy Parubiy as secretary of the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council. The document has already been published on the website of the head of state. ap 07.08.2014 15:11

    7 Ukrainian military killed in ATO area over part 24 hours
    Aug07

    7 Ukrainian military killed in ATO area over part 24 hours

    Over the past 24 hours seven Ukrainian servicemen have been killed in the battles, 19 more injured. Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing on Thursday. “Over the last day seven soldiers have been killed and 19 injured,” Lysenko said. AM...

    ATO forces advancing on outskirts of Donetsk and Luhansk
    Aug07

    ATO forces advancing on outskirts of Donetsk and Luhansk

    There are fights in the vicinity of Donetsk and Luhansk, the Ukrainian military are advancing. Spokesman of the NSDC Information-Analytical Center Andriy Lysenko told, Ukrinform reports. “Currently, the fights are really held on the outskirts of Luhansk and Donetsk. Ukrainian military conduct offensive operations,” he said. The...

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