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    Terrorists shell Luhansk, setting Ukrainian troops up – NSDC
    Aug07

    Terrorists shell Luhansk, setting Ukrainian troops up – NSDC

    Militants shell mortars on residential areas of Luhansk, setting the ATO forces up, National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said at a briefing in Kyiv on Thursday. “Militants with mortar attacks intentionally destroy residential areas and infrastructure in Zhovtnevy,...

    79th airmobile brigade escapes from encirclement, volunteer says
    Aug07

    79th airmobile brigade escapes from encirclement, volunteer says

    Paratroopers of the 79th Mykolaiv Separate Airmobile Brigade broke out of the encirclement where they remained for three weeks, renowned volunteer Yuriy Biriukov, who helped remove the wounded from the encirclement, wrote on his Facebook page. “My [guys – ed.] have escaped. 3 weeks. They didn’t give up, didn’t lay down....

    Terrorists continue shelling Luhansk
    Aug07

    Terrorists continue shelling Luhansk

    Due to continuous shelling of terrorists in Luhansk there is no electricity, mobile communication and water supply is actually absent. The Eastern Variant informs. “Terrorists continue shelling the regional center. In Luhansk, as before, there is no electricity, mobile communication and actually there is no water supply. Large queues are for...

    Russia closes its skies for Ukrainian airlines
    Aug07

    Russia closes its skies for Ukrainian airlines

    Russia has stopped transit flights of Ukrainian airlines through its airspace to Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Turkey, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said. “There is one decision that the government has made: the matter concerns the termination of transit flights of Ukrainian airlines through Russian airspace to a number of...

    Dollar rising again
    Aug07

    Dollar rising again

    Trading in the U.S. dollar on the interbank currency market of Ukraine opened with growth of quotations Thursday – 12.4000/12.5500 UAH/USD, InterBusinessConsulting reports. Euro/hryvnia quotations went up – 16.5875/16.7905 UAH/EUR. Prices for the euro/dollar currency pair raised -1.3377/79 EUR/USD (Wednesday – 1.3360/62). The...

    Tyres on fire on Maidan square. Photo
    Aug07

    Tyres on fire on Maidan square. Photo

    Tyres are burning on the Independence Square (Maidan) in Kyiv as public utilities began to dismantle the barricades, using heavy equipment < http://www.ukrinform.ua/rus/news/na_maydane_goryat_shini_foto_1655684>. 07.08.2014...

    United States strengthens presence in Black Sea
    Aug07

    United States strengthens presence in Black Sea

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf entered the Black Sea on August 6 to promote peace and stability in the region, reads a report posted on the website of the U.S. Navy. “The U.S. Navy’s forward presence in Europe allows us to work with our allies and partners to develop and improve ready maritime forces...

    Putin does not risk leaving Russians without imported alcohol
    Aug07

    Putin does not risk leaving Russians without imported alcohol

    A draft list of western products is known, to which Russian sector sanctions are spread, Kommersant reports. A list, which will be officially published today, includes vegetable and fruit products and dairy products, partially – meat. According to the sources in the Russian government, products in the list are divided into two groups...

    EU ready to further pressurize Russia
    Aug07

    EU ready to further pressurize Russia

    If Russia does not change its policies towards Ukraine, the European Union is ready to continue to “tighten the screws”. Richard Kuehnel, Head of Representation of the European Commission in Germany, told Deutsche Welle when asked about EU sanctions against Russia and possible responses from Moscow. “As for Russia’s threat...

    Soldiers of 72nd Brigade refuse to go to Chernihiv
    Aug07

    Soldiers of 72nd Brigade refuse to go to Chernihiv

    Soldiers of the 72nd Brigade, who under shelling crossed the Russian border, were sent to a place of their permanent dislocation – to Bila Tserkva, following their return to Ukraine. Hromadske TV informs. “The command wanted to send soldiers to the military unit in Chernihiv. But during the change of the locomotive at one of technical...

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