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    Merkel still wants to negotiate with Putin
    Aug13

    Merkel still wants to negotiate with Putin

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel stands for the continuation of negotiations on Ukraine with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Deutsche Welle reported. “I try to make sure that, in spite of the sanctions, we do not to lose the thread of conversation with the Russian president,” Merkel said in an interview with the German edition...

    Summary for August 12, 2014
    Aug12

    Summary for August 12, 2014

    Brothers and sisters! Here’s the Summary for August 12, 2014 The bad news: 1. The Verkhovna Rada [Ukrainian Parliament] approved, in the first reading, a draft law introducing the institution of sanctions, by the decision of the President and the NSDC [National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine]. That’s all. At this [effort], the Verkhovna...

    August 12: The Red Cross expresses surprise and concern about the Russian humanitarian convoy headed to eastern Ukraine
    Aug12

    August 12: The Red Cross expresses surprise and concern about the Russian humanitarian convoy headed to eastern Ukraine

    Maidan Community Sector, Lviv: Dear friends! War, not the expected peace arrived at the doorstep of Great Britain and France when they gave up Czechoslovakia to Hitler in 1938. War is happening right here at home and not in faraway Europe – the United States were harshly reminded about this at Pearl Harbor in 1942. War descended on Ukraine and...

    Barroso backs Ukraine’s position on humanitarian mission in Donbas
    Aug12

    Barroso backs Ukraine’s position on humanitarian mission in Donbas

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has continued his telephone consultations with European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso regarding a humanitarian mission in eastern Ukraine, the press service of the head of state has reported. According to the report, Barroso expressed his full understanding and support for Ukraine’s position...

    Border guards rebuffed terrorist attack near Pobeda for an hour – NSDC
    Aug12

    Border guards rebuffed terrorist attack near Pobeda for an hour – NSDC

    A battle between terrorists and Ukrainian border guards near the village of Pobeda in Donetsk region lasted for about an hour. 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. “An armed confrontation...

    Ukrainian aircraft and artillery destroy reserves of terrorists near Shakhtarsk
    Aug12

    Ukrainian aircraft and artillery destroy reserves of terrorists near Shakhtarsk

    The Ukrainian Armed Forces have neutralized terrorists that were sent to help armed groups near the town of Shakhtarsk in Donetsk region. 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. “Aircraft and...

    NBU governor vows to return exchange rate to UAH 11.5-11.9 per dollar
    Aug12

    NBU governor vows to return exchange rate to UAH 11.5-11.9 per dollar

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) will do everything possible to stabilize the exchange rate at a balanced level of UAH 11.5-11.9 per U.S. dollar. NBU Governor Valeriya Hontareva said this in her report in the Verkhovna Rada on Tuesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “It’s clear to everyone that there are no economic factors for...

    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,...

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