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    U.S. broadens Syria talks after failure of truce deal with Russia
    Oct15

    U.S. broadens Syria talks after failure of truce deal with Russia

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will return to Syria talks on Saturday, three weeks after the failure of their painstakingly drafted ceasefire that many saw as the last hope for peace this year, according to Reuters. Kerry has pointedly avoided new bilateral negotiations with Lavrov, and his...

    Russian troops violate ceasefire and attacked Ukraine 21 times in Friday
    Oct15

    Russian troops violate ceasefire and attacked Ukraine 21 times in Friday

    Sixteen attacks were recorded as of 18:00 October 14 in the direction of the Ukrainian-held strategic port city of Mariupol, according to the report of the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation. ”The enemy does not cease to use heavy weapons. Positions of the ATO forces in the areas of Shyrokine, Lebedinske, Vodiane, and Pavlopillia came...

    Poroshenko signs law to reduce gas reserve stock
    Oct15

    Poroshenko signs law to reduce gas reserve stock

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed the law earlier passed by Parliament, providing for a reduction of gas reserve stock gas suppliers must pump into storage prior to supplying gas to consumers, from 50% to 10% of future delivery, according to a report on the Verkhovna Rada website. The corresponding law was returned to Parliament...

    Rally against war in Ukraine held in Brussels
    Oct15

    Rally against war in Ukraine held in Brussels

    StopPutinsWarinUkraine rally was held in Brussels Friday, with its participants calling to stop the war in Ukraine and Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to an UNIAN correspondent. The rally took place in the heart of the European Quarter, at the Schuman Square, where the offices of the European Commission, the European Council and the...

    ”Putin wants to pocket Crimea, nothing else”: Hollande says new sanctions against Russia possible
    Oct14

    ”Putin wants to pocket Crimea, nothing else”: Hollande says new sanctions against Russia possible

    New sanctions against Russia are possible in case of escalation in Donbas, while Ukraine can one day become a NATO member state, that`s according to French President Francois Hollande who spoke with the authors of the book, published by Le Monde journalists, written based on conversations with the French president, 112 Ukraine TV channel reported...

    Two Ukrainians detained in Crimea for ”plotting sabotage” transported to Moscow
    Oct14

    Two Ukrainians detained in Crimea for ”plotting sabotage” transported to Moscow

    Ukrainian citizens Yevhen Panov and Andriy Zahtey, who had earlier been arrested by Russian occupying authorities in Crimea on charges of plotting sabotage, were transferred to Moscow`s Lefortovo pre-trial detention facility, according to the activists of the Civil Monitoring Commission of Moscow Zoya Svetova and Yeva Merkacheva, who visited the...

    Donbas militants have more tanks, artillery than German army – Poroshenko
    Oct14

    Donbas militants have more tanks, artillery than German army – Poroshenko

    The Russian-backed militants in the eastern region of Donbass have more tanks and artillery units than German Bundeswehr, the Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko claims in his latest article for Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper, Ukraine Today reports. Over 700 Russian battle tanks, 1250 artillery systems, 1000 armored carriers and 300...

    Poroshenko congratulates Ukrainian defenders, tells how many soldiers killed in Donbas
    Oct14

    Poroshenko congratulates Ukrainian defenders, tells how many soldiers killed in Donbas

    ”October 14 symbolizes inextricable link of many generations of defenders of Ukraine. The Day of Defender of Ukraine was consecrated by blood of our soldiers and tears of mothers,” Petro Poroshenko said at the ceremony of taking oath by students of Ivan Bohun Military Lyceum of Kyiv on the Day of Defender of Ukraine, according to an UNIAN...

    Ukraine warns of blackouts in winter citing high-cost power generation
    Oct14

    Ukraine warns of blackouts in winter citing high-cost power generation

    Acting Director of state-run company Ukrenergo Vsevolod Kovalchuk does not rule out power blackouts during the winter period because of a high price of coal and gas, according to Ukraine`s weekly newspaper Zerkalo Nedeli. Kovalchuk noted that in case of a coal deficit, gas and fuel fed power units at the Zaporizhia and Trypilska thermal power...

    Ukroboronprom showcases new long-range ANSER drone
    Oct14

    Ukroboronprom showcases new long-range ANSER drone

    State-run Ukrainian SpetsTechnoExport, which is part of Ukraine`s state-owned defense giant Ukroboronprom, has showcased its new ANSER drone at the 13th international specialized exhibition ”Arms and Security 2016,” held in Kyiv, according to Ukroboronprom`s press service. This unmanned aerial vehicle is distinguished by the ability to fly for...

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