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    Russia not to resort to all-out invasion – Ukraine`s ex-president Kravchuk
    Dec14

    Russia not to resort to all-out invasion – Ukraine`s ex-president Kravchuk

    It would be the last day for Russia if the Kremlin ever went for a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, according to first president of Ukraine Leonid Kravchuk, 112 Ukraine TV Channel reported. ”Even if we imagine that Russia will go for wide-ranging steps in Ukraine and the question will arise of Ukraine`s occupation, it will be the last day for...

    Pentagon: Coalition airstrike in Syria kills 2 men behind Paris attacks
    Dec14

    Pentagon: Coalition airstrike in Syria kills 2 men behind Paris attacks

    A coalition precision airstrike conducted on December 4 in Raqqa, Syria, resulted in the deaths of three ISIL leaders directly involved in facilitating external terror operations and recruiting foreign fighters. Two of those targeted – Salah Gourmat, and Sammy Djedou – were involved in facilitating the November 13, 2015, terrorist...

    Ukraine`s Parliament may exclude Savchenko from delegation to PACE
    Dec13

    Ukraine`s Parliament may exclude Savchenko from delegation to PACE

    The position of People`s Deputy Nadia Savchenko has not gone unnoticed in the PACE. There are many questions to Savchenko in this regard, MP Leonid Yemets, member of the Ukrainian delegation to the PACE, wrote on Facebook. ”The position of our colleague Savchenko has not gone unnoticed. There are plenty of questions,” Yemets wrote. At the same...

    Website of Ukraine Defense Ministry down: cyberattack reported
    Dec13

    Website of Ukraine Defense Ministry down: cyberattack reported

    The incident is yet another one in a series of cyberattacks on the websites of Ukraine`s government bodies and earlier – a number of energy companies, Radio Svoboda reports citing the ministry`s press service. No other details were provided to the reporters, according to Radio Svoboda. As reported earlier, in early December, a number of...

    Trump`s advisor Carter Page on Moscow visit says fate of Russia sanctions unclear
    Dec13

    Trump`s advisor Carter Page on Moscow visit says fate of Russia sanctions unclear

    Advisor to Donald Trump campaign Carter Page during his visit to Moscow said it was too early to talk about the fate of the anti-Russian sanctions, RIA Novosti reports. Answering a reporter`s question on the fate of the Western sanctions against the Russian Federation, Mr Page has told a press conference he believes it is too early to talk about...

    Ukraine reports 42 Russian attacks in Donbas in last day
    Dec13

    Ukraine reports 42 Russian attacks in Donbas in last day

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 42 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. In the Mariupol sector, the occupiers used banned 120mm and 82mm mortars to shell the town of Krasnohorivka, and the villages of Talakivka and...

    Sanctions against Russia over Ukraine must be extended – Merkel
    Dec13

    Sanctions against Russia over Ukraine must be extended – Merkel

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday sanctions against Russia over the crisis in eastern Ukraine would have to be extended because of a lack of progress in implementing the Minsk ceasefire agreement, according to Reuters. ”It will be necessary to extend the sanctions against Russia again – although we would have wished for better...

    Nadiia Savchenko left Batkivschyna in October – Savchenko`s sister
    Dec13

    Nadiia Savchenko left Batkivschyna in October – Savchenko`s sister

    Member of Parliament Nadiia Savchenko left Yulia Tymoshenko`s Batkivschyna party in October, according to her sister Vira Savchenko. ”When Nadiia was going to court hearings on Karpiuk and Klykh [in Russia on October 26], she wrote a statement to withdraw from the party. But the party has started talking about that only now. Why is that?)” Vira...

    United Nations: Aleppo civilians “shot on the spot”
    Dec13

    United Nations: Aleppo civilians “shot on the spot”

    Syrian pro-government forces have been entering homes in eastern Aleppo and killing those inside, including women and children, the UN says, according to the BBC. The UN`s human rights office said it had reliable evidence that in four areas 82 civilians were shot on sight, the BBC reported. ”We`re filled with the deepest foreboding for those who...

    Ukraine`s 3 biggest state companies owe US$2.45 bln to banks
    Dec13

    Ukraine`s 3 biggest state companies owe US$2.45 bln to banks

    Ukraine`s three biggest state-owned companies – NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine, JSC Ukrzaliznytsia and NAEC Energoatom – account for 74%, or UAH 64 billion ($2.45 billion), of the total debt all the state-run companies owe to Ukrainian banks, according to the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU). The total debt is estimated at UAH 87 billion, or $3.32...

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