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    Interior Ministry institutes 40 proceedings against police workers in Donbas
    Aug20

    Interior Ministry institutes 40 proceedings against police workers in Donbas

    As of today, 40 criminal cases were instituted against employees of the Donetsk and Luhansk police. Adviser to the Interior Minister of Ukraine Artem Herashchenko told a briefing. “40 criminal cases were instituted against employees, who betrayed the interests of the people of Ukraine,” he noted.

    Government will use USD 1 billion from IMF loan to repay public debt
    Aug20

    Government will use USD 1 billion from IMF loan to repay public debt

    The government approached the International Monetary Fund requesting for permission to use USD 1 billion from the second tranche of the stand-by loan for repayment of the public debt. Finance Minister Oleksandr Shlapak told reporters Wednesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “We asked for the change of the resource distribution. We thought...

    Finance Ministry proposes to IMF to combine tranches
    Aug20

    Finance Ministry proposes to IMF to combine tranches

    The Finance Ministry approached the International Monetary Fund with a proposal to combine the third and fourth tranches of the stand-by loan and to allocate them as one payment. Finance Minister Oleksandr Shlapak told journalists Wednesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “We proposed to combine the third and fourth loan applications to...

    Yatseniuk to reduce sponger officials
    Aug20

    Yatseniuk to reduce sponger officials

    Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk urged members of the government to take a decision at the next meeting to halve the number of inspections, supervisory and regulatory bodies. He said at the Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, Ukrinform reports. “I ask that at the next meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers, a landmark decision was taken to halve the...

    President says when VR ratifies association
    Aug20

    President says when VR ratifies association

    President Petro Poroshenko said to Batkivshchyna deputies that the Association Agreement with the EU may be ratified in the parliament no later than in September. MP from the Batkivshchyna faction Hryhoriy Nemyria said at a briefing, following a meeting with the President, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “Our meeting with the President was...

    Terrorists’ fire on residential areas of Makiyivka leads to civilian casualties
    Aug20

    Terrorists’ fire on residential areas of Makiyivka leads to civilian casualties

    Shelling of residential areas of Makiyivka by terrorists led to civilian casualties. Spokesman of the Information-Analytical Center of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Andriy Lysenko said, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “In Makiyivka, Donetsk region, terrorists shelled residential areas and industrial facilities,...

    Terrorists shell village in Donetsk region from Russian Grad
    Aug20

    Terrorists shell village in Donetsk region from Russian Grad

    The terrorists made eight bursts at the village Olenivka, Donetsk region, from Grad rocket launchers, sent from Russia. Official representative of the Information and Analytical Centre of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Andriy Lysenko said. “The terrorists continue to fire on civilians in their temporarily controlled...

    Yatseniuk: Terrorists on Kremlin’s instruction strangle Ukraine economically
    Aug20

    Yatseniuk: Terrorists on Kremlin’s instruction strangle Ukraine economically

    Terrorists, acting on the instructions of the Kremlin, are deliberately destroying the infrastructure of Donbas “to strangle” Ukraine economically. Prime Minister of Ukraine Yatseniuk said, opening the government meeting on Wednesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “It is extremely difficult to have the working economy and a...

    Security forces repel all attacks at Ilovaisk
    Aug20

    Security forces repel all attacks at Ilovaisk

    The National Guard jointly with the Armed Forces units repelled three counter attacks of terrorists, who tried to capture Ilovaisk, Donetsk region. Spokesman of the NSDC Information-Analytical Center Andriy Lysenko told a briefing. According to him, terrorists use heavy military equipment and artillery. The NSDC official representative said that...

    9 military killed in ATO area over past day
    Aug20

    9 military killed in ATO area over past day

    Over the past day, nine law enforcers were killed during the antiterrorist operation, 22 got injures. Official representative of the NSDC Information-Analytical Center Andriy Lysenko told a briefing. “Over the past day, nine military were killed, 22 – wounded,” he noted.

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