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    Trilateral gas talks to take place in early September
    Aug11

    Trilateral gas talks to take place in early September

    The next trilateral meeting between Ukraine, the EU and Russia on gas prices and gas debt will be held not earlier than September 5, ITAR-TASS has reported, citing a source in the European Commission. The meeting could take place only after the holiday season, probably not earlier than September 5, the source said. He said that the European...

    Dutch experts identify 65 victims of Boeing disaster
    Aug11

    Dutch experts identify 65 victims of Boeing disaster

    Experts from the Netherlands have identified the bodies of 65 persons who were on board the Malaysian Boeing Flight MH17 that was shot down over Donetsk region in Ukraine, the press service of the Dutch government has reported. Experts continue to engage in the identification of bodies, but warned that the process could be quite lengthy. ap...

    Kyivstar suspends work in Crimea
    Aug11

    Kyivstar suspends work in Crimea

    On Monday, armed people broke into the Kyivstar office in Simferopol and started installing their own equipment. Urgent information of the company reads on its Facebook page. “They asked Kyivstar workers to remain in the premises and, according to our personnel, started to install their own equipment on the telecommunication equipment of the...

    Exchange rate will not grow from currency hype – expert
    Aug11

    Exchange rate will not grow from currency hype – expert

    The July increase in demand for purchase of foreign currency will not affect the further hryvnia devaluation. Head of the information-analytical center Forex Club Ukraine Mykola Ivchenko said, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “An increase of demand is observed on the cash market. That is, people bought more foreign currency than...

    Ukrainian border guards still come under fire from Russia
    Aug11

    Ukrainian border guards still come under fire from Russia

    The positions of the Ukrainian government forces still come under fire from Russian territory and attempts are being made by Russian mercenaries to illegally enter Ukraine. Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing in Kyiv on Monday. “In...

    Militants offer information to keep their lives – NSDC
    Aug11

    Militants offer information to keep their lives – NSDC

    The anti-terrorist operation (ATO) forces carry out a successful attack forcing terrorists to look for ways how to save their lives, Ukrainian National Security and Defence Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko told reporters on Monday. “Many of them are already phoning and offering their terms: for the...

    Draft laws on elections will pass first reading tomorrow
    Aug11

    Draft laws on elections will pass first reading tomorrow

    Leader of the Batkivshchyna faction Serhiy Sobolev says that the MPs want to consider the election law as the first issue. He told a briefing in the Verkhovna Rada today, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “The MPs want to consider the election law as the first issue, and then – the antiterrorist operation, and the anticorruption package,”...

    Residents of Donetsk and Luhansk advised to leave cities, assault being prepared
    Aug11

    Residents of Donetsk and Luhansk advised to leave cities, assault being prepared

    The Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) has asked residents of terrorist-seized Donetsk and Luhansk to leave the cities through the corridors arranged by Ukrainian government troops, because an assault is currently being prepared. NSDC information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing in Kyiv on...

    Deputies unwillingly move lustration – Sobolev
    Aug11

    Deputies unwillingly move lustration – Sobolev

    The lustration law has not yet found the necessary support from the MPs for being submitted to consideration of the parliament. Head of the Batkivshchyna faction Serhiy Sobolev told a briefing today, answering questions of journalists. “Unfortunately, we have not the necessary number of the votes yet. A position remains unchanged. This law is...

    Russia reduces arms supplies for terrorists – NSDC
    Aug11

    Russia reduces arms supplies for terrorists – NSDC

    Russia supplies terrorists in Ukraine with much less military equipment than they did before, Ukrainian National Security and Defence Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko told reporters on Monday. “In those areas that are traditionally used, the movements of military equipment are recorded, but not as...

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