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    Journalist on two female hostages released by Russian militants: ”One of them fell in love with DPR terrorist”
    Dec27

    Journalist on two female hostages released by Russian militants: ”One of them fell in love with DPR terrorist”

    As the terrorist-affiliated websites reported earlier today on the handover to the Ukrainian side of two female, a Ukrainian journalist Yuriy Butusov commented on this episode. ”Who are these `prisoners`? Maybe they are some SBU agents or AFU snipers? Maybe they had been captured on the battlefield?” he wrote on Facebook. As it turned out, one of...

    Several traders to be able to sell gas to Ukraine households in 2017 – Deputy Prime Minister
    Dec27

    Several traders to be able to sell gas to Ukraine households in 2017 – Deputy Prime Minister

    From the moment of a full-fledged launch of Mahistralni Gazoprovody Ukrainy [Main Pipelines of Ukraine] company, which divides the supply, production and sales of gas, in the third quarter of 2017, Naftogaz of Ukraine will lose its monopoly on gas supplies to the country`s households, Deputy Prime Minister Volodymyr Kistion has said in an...

    European Parliament mulling more trade preferences for Ukraine – Foreign ministry
    Dec27

    European Parliament mulling more trade preferences for Ukraine – Foreign ministry

    Deputy Foreign Minister for European integration Olena Zerkal says that the European Parliament (EP) is mulling over the possibility of providing more trade preferences to Ukraine, according to Hromadske.TV. ”This is the first year when we in fact used the free trade area from January 1, 2016. This means that the free trade area has been in use...

    Trump to be offered compromise with Putin on Crimea
    Dec27

    Trump to be offered compromise with Putin on Crimea

    Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has been working on Donald Trump`s plan to normalize relations with the Russian Federation, Germany`s Bild reports. Kissinger should become a mediator between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, according to Bild`s article as the publication refers to the information of the EU intelligence. ”Russia...

    Ukraine retrieves all bodies of Ukrainian soldiers killed near Svitlodarsk Duha
    Dec27

    Ukraine retrieves all bodies of Ukrainian soldiers killed near Svitlodarsk Duha

    Ukraine`s Defense Ministry has announced that the bodies of all the Ukrainian soldiers killed in battles near the Svitlodarsk Budge have been returned by Russian-backed militants, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”During the fighting, militants seized the bodies of three Ukrainian soldiers,” Defense Ministry spokesperson Vilyen Podhorny said...

    Ukraine invites Israel to prevent growing tensions over notorious UN Security Council resolution
    Dec27

    Ukraine invites Israel to prevent growing tensions over notorious UN Security Council resolution

    Ukraine`s Foreign Ministry has invited Israel`s Ambassador to find ways of preventing growth of tensions over a notorious resolution passed at a recent meeting of the UN Security Council (UNSC). ”On December 26, 2016, Ukraine`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs invited Ambassador of Israel to Ukraine Eliava Belotserkovsky to discuss the further...

    No ceasefire in Donbas: Russian militants attack Ukraine 33 times in last day – Ukrainian Defense Minister
    Dec26

    No ceasefire in Donbas: Russian militants attack Ukraine 33 times in last day – Ukrainian Defense Minister

    Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak has said that the combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 33 times in the past 24 hours, the ceasefire is not observed, according to an UNIAN correspondent. View map in full size ”Unfortunately, the ceasefire is not observed by the terrorist groups....

    Dutch Senate to consider EU-Ukraine deal ratification after March 15, 2017
    Dec26

    Dutch Senate to consider EU-Ukraine deal ratification after March 15, 2017

    Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Minister for European integration Olena Zerkal says that the Dutch government will table the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement in the Senate after March 15, 2017, for ratification, according to Hromadske.TV. ”As for the Senate – the Senate [the upper chamber of the parliament] does not participate in the [2017 Dutch...

    President Petro Poroshenko signs 2017 budget with doubled minimum wages
    Dec26

    President Petro Poroshenko signs 2017 budget with doubled minimum wages

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a bill on the 2017 national budget into law, praising the government for the submission of the document on time. ”Poroshenko emphasized that having ruined previous years` traditions, the government had submitted the state budget to the Verkhovna Rada on time,” the presidential press service said on...

    ”DPR”, ”LPR” leaders decide to hand over to Ukraine two captive women through Savchenko
    Dec26

    ”DPR”, ”LPR” leaders decide to hand over to Ukraine two captive women through Savchenko

    The so-called leaders of the ”LPR” and ”DPR” Igor Plotnytsky and Alexander Zakharchenko have stated their readiness to release two Ukrainian women from militant captivity and convey them to the Ukrainian with the mediation of Ukrainian MP Nadia Savchenko. Following Ukraine`s move to release 15 Donbas convicts, the militant leaders announced that...

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