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    Why Donbas solution not reached yet – German expert
    Dec19

    Why Donbas solution not reached yet – German expert

    No solution has been reached on Donbas settlement yet because Russia is satisfied with the current state of affairs as it is weakening Ukraine, according to Stefan Meister, head of Eastern European, Russian and Central Asian programs at Germany`s Foreign Policy Council. ”It seems that it is also favorable for the West to have this conflict...

    PrivatBank nationalization: Finance Minister tells media, how much money to be injected into bank
    Dec19

    PrivatBank nationalization: Finance Minister tells media, how much money to be injected into bank

    According to the Finance Minister, the maximum amount of PrivatBank recapitalization will be UAH 148 billion. Ukraine`s largest bank, PJSC PrivatBank, nationalized by the State, according to the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers, will continue to operate in a regular mode, while the new management team will be formed in the coming days,...

    Russian attack at Svitlodarsk Duha in Donbas: enemy retreat, many dead and wounded
    Dec19

    Russian attack at Svitlodarsk Duha in Donbas: enemy retreat, many dead and wounded

    At about 06:00 on December 18, combined Russian-separatist forces launched artillery preparation with the use of mortars and cannon artillery systems near the so-called Svitlodarska Duha, a stretch between the Russian-controlled town of Horlivka and the town of Svitlodarsk in Donetsk region, the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO)...

    Commander of Russia`s Air Assault Battalion was killed in Syria
    Dec19

    Commander of Russia`s Air Assault Battalion was killed in Syria

    Major Sanal Sanchirov, Commander of Russia`s Air Assault Battalion, was killed in action in Syria, according to Meduza media outlet. The officer was buried in the village of Yashkul in Russia`s Kalmykia region December 13, Meduza reported. The information was confirmed by the village administration. First reports on the death of the Russian...

    Poland appeals to EU Court over EU Commission decision which gives Gazprom capacity on the Opal gas pipeline
    Dec19

    Poland appeals to EU Court over EU Commission decision which gives Gazprom capacity on the Opal gas pipeline

    Poland has appealed to the European Court of Justice over a European Commission decision to give Gazprom (GAZP.MM) more capacity on the Opal gas pipeline through Germany, according to a foreign ministry spokeswoman, Reuters reported, citing PAP news agency. ”The situation threatens the security of gas supplies in the EU, particularly in the...

    10 accords to be signed at EU-Ukraine Association Council on December 19
    Dec19

    10 accords to be signed at EU-Ukraine Association Council on December 19

    Representative of Ukraine to the European Union and European Atomic Energy Community Mykola Tochytskyi has announced the signing of about 10 agreements during the third meeting of the EU-Ukraine Association Council on December 19, according to Radio Svoboda (Radio Liberty). An agreement on the reform of the public administration system is...

    Last survived defender of Donetsk airport freed after almost 2 years` captivity
    Dec19

    Last survived defender of Donetsk airport freed after almost 2 years` captivity

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has announced that Taras Kolodiy, the last survived from among the Ukrainian soldiers who defended Donetsk airport, also known as ”cyborgs,” has been freed after almost two years` captivity by Donbas militants. ”The SBU chief has just reported about the release of our `cyborg` – Taras Kolodiy. He is free after...

    Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine: Ukraine`s biggest bank will be nationalized
    Dec19

    Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine: Ukraine`s biggest bank will be nationalized

    Ukraine`s Cabinet of Ministers on Sunday, December 18, supported the proposal put forth by the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) and the Council for Financial Stability to transfer Ukraine`s No. 1 bank, Dnipro-based PJSC PrivatBank to 100% state ownership. ”At a meeting on Sunday, the Cabinet of Ministers considered issues to ensure stability in the...

    Polish Demonstrations continue for third day – BBC
    Dec19

    Polish Demonstrations continue for third day – BBC

    Protests in the Polish capital Warsaw against government plans to restrict journalists` access to parliament have continued for a third day, according to the BBC. Protesters gathered outside parliament, where opposition MPs have been holding a sit-in since Friday, December 16, the BBC reported. Government supporters also held a demonstration in...

    In two-hour battle against Russian troops on Sunday 5 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 26 wounded
    Dec18

    In two-hour battle against Russian troops on Sunday 5 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 26 wounded

    5 Ukrainian soldiers were killed in action (KIA) and 26 were wounded in action (WIA) during an attack on Sunday, December 18, by combined Russian-separatist forces on Ukrainian positions along the so-called Svitlodarska Duha, a stretch between the militant-controlled town of Horlivka and the town of Svitlodarsk in Donetsk region, according to the...

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