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    ATO forces readying massive assault
    Aug04

    ATO forces readying massive assault

    The anti-terrorist operation (ATO) forces are preparing for a major offensive operation, Ukrainian National Security and Defence Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said at a briefing in Kyiv on Monday. However, he refused to show the deployment of Ukrainian forces on the map. “I will show you nothing...

    311 Ukrainian military forced to step back to Russian territory – NSDC
    Aug04

    311 Ukrainian military forced to step back to Russian territory – NSDC

    The authorities are doing everything possible to return to Ukraine a group of Ukrainian servicemen and border guards who, for objective reasons, were forced to move into the territory of the Russian Federation in the area of Gukovo border crossing point. Ukrainian National Security and Defence Council (NSDC) information and analytical center...

    NSDC doesn’t confirm start of Donetsk assault
    Aug04

    NSDC doesn’t confirm start of Donetsk assault

    Security officials are now preparing for the assault on Donetsk, however the operation itself has not yet begun, Ukrainian National Security and Defence Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said at a briefing in Kyiv on Monday “As for now we do not have official information about the assault on the city...

    EU sanctions to hurt Germany, but they are needed – vice chancellor
    Aug04

    EU sanctions to hurt Germany, but they are needed – vice chancellor

    EU sectoral economic sanctions against Russia will hurt the German economy. German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel announced this in a television interview, Interfax reported. However, he said that the introduction of sanctions was necessary so that Europe would not face substantial consequences in future: “There would be much, much greater...

    NSDC knows nothing about Parubiy’s resignation
    Aug04

    NSDC knows nothing about Parubiy’s resignation

    Speaker of the NSDC Information-Analytical Center Andriy Lysenko has no information about the alleged resignation of Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) Andriy Parubiy. He told a briefing Monday, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “We have no such information yet,” Lysenko said, answering questions of reporters. Today, a...

    State earmarks UAH 18 bln for army over past half year
    Aug04

    State earmarks UAH 18 bln for army over past half year

    Over the past six months about 18 UAH billion has been allocated from the state budget of Ukraine for the army, member of the UDAR parliamentary faction Pavlo Rozenko told reporters on Monday. “Such large-scale funding has been carried out at least twice. And for the last six months about UAH 18 billion has been sent to the needs of the...

    U.S. freezes nuclear deal with Russia – media
    Aug04

    U.S. freezes nuclear deal with Russia – media

    The growing confrontation between Washington and Moscow over Ukraine has derailed a recent accord that promised one of the most expansive collaborations ever between the countries’ nuclear scientists, the New York Times has reported. “It was only 11 months ago that the American energy secretary – Ernest J. Moniz, a former M.I.T....

    Kolomoisky declares income of UAH 700 million last year
    Aug04

    Kolomoisky declares income of UAH 700 million last year

    Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional State Administration Ihor Kolomoisky declared UAH 698 million of income in 2013. Tsenzor.Net. reported. According to the declaration of March 31,2014, the bulk of profits of the oligarch – more than UAH 516 million – fell on dividends and interest. The Dnipropetrovsk head earned another UAH 181 UAH...

    Switzerland does not want to join EU sanctions
    Aug04

    Switzerland does not want to join EU sanctions

    The Swiss authorities do not want to impose sanctions on Russia. Swiss Economy Minister Johann Schneider-Ammann said this in an interview with the Schweiz am Sonntag newspaper. According to the Swiss minister, on the “international arena” there should be a state that “does not support any of the parties to the conflict,”...

    Fighting underway in Shakhtarsk, Horlivka, Torez, media reports say
    Aug04

    Fighting underway in Shakhtarsk, Horlivka, Torez, media reports say

    Fighting continues near the cities of Shakhtarsk, Horlivka and Torez between the ATO forces and terrorists, the informator.lg.ua online edition reported. The resource said that at 10.00 militants resumed shelling of Ukrainian positions near Shakhtar using mortar units, BM-21 Grad multiple rocket launchers. The locals say that in Shakhtarsk there...

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