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    Poroshenko promises e-governance by end of year
    Aug07

    Poroshenko promises e-governance by end of year

    President Petro Poroshenko promises that by the end of August his Administration will fully move to a system of electronic governance, and by the end of the year – all other government agencies. He said this at the inaugural meeting of the National Reform Council on Thursday in Kyiv. “We should finally launch projects on the...

    NATO urges Russia not to rattle saber near Ukraine
    Aug07

    NATO urges Russia not to rattle saber near Ukraine

    NATO calls on Russia to withdraw its military from the border with Ukraine, Alliance chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen said at a press briefing in Kyiv on Thursday. “I call on Russia to step back from the brink. Step back from the border. Do not use peacekeeping as an excuse for war-making,” Rasmussen said. He also urged Russia to follow the genuine...

    Feygin: Russian side doesn’t have evidence against Savchenko
    Aug07

    Feygin: Russian side doesn’t have evidence against Savchenko

    The Russian side has no evidence against Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko, lawyer Mark Feygin told reporters in Kyiv on Thursday. “For today there is no evidence against Savchenko … Most of the proceedings can’t be implemented. She was caught in Luhansk region. This is the territory of Ukraine, and the proceedings need to be...

    Rasmussen promises stronger sanctions if Russia invades Ukraine
    Aug07

    Rasmussen promises stronger sanctions if Russia invades Ukraine

    NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Thursday at a press conference in Kyiv that the new sanctions against Russia are possible with further deterioration of the situation in the east of Ukraine. He noted that if “peacekeepers” are introduced in Ukraine, Russia would find itself in international isolation. “At this...

    NATO curtails cooperation with Russia
    Aug07

    NATO curtails cooperation with Russia

    NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said in Kyiv on Thursday that the Alliance decided to increase the level of support and cooperation with Ukraine. He announced this at a meeting with Verkhovna Rada Chairman Oleksandr Turchynov. “The Alliance condemns the actions of the Russian Federation, which led to the violation of the...

    President Poroshenko awards Order of Liberty to NATO chief
    Aug07

    President Poroshenko awards Order of Liberty to NATO chief

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko awarded the highest award of Ukraine for foreigners – the Order of Liberty – to NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the president’s press office reported on Thursday. According to the president’s decree, Rasmussen is awarded “for significant contribution to the...

    Ukrainians advised to be made stockholders of defense enterprises
    Aug07

    Ukrainians advised to be made stockholders of defense enterprises

    All citizens of Ukraine should have possibility to buy stocks of enterprises of the national military-industrial complex with the aim of supporting the army. Military expert of the Institute for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation Ihor Koziy expressed this opinion, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “All say about lack of the army funding, raising of funds...

    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...

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