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    Mobilized Ukrainian conscripts from Donetsk region likely to serve in rear
    Jan31

    Mobilized Ukrainian conscripts from Donetsk region likely to serve in rear

    Conscripts from Donetsk region called into the army will likely serve in training units and in the rear. Donetsk regional military commissar in city of Kramatorsk Andriy Vasylenko told at a press briefing on Saturday in regional administration building. “Representatives from Donetsk region will probably serve at training units and in the...

    Ukrainian conscripts can only leave country by presenting document issued by military commissariat
    Jan31

    Ukrainian conscripts can only leave country by presenting document issued by military commissariat

    Citizens of Ukraine military of conscription age traveling abroad must show a document issued by a military commissariat. Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak made the statement on Saturday, Ukrinform reported. “All the recruits that were called into the army during mobilization, based on the provisions, should provide the document (issued by a...

    Ukraine’s Defense Minister Poltorak promises to assist foreign soldiers in obtaining Ukrainian citizenship
    Jan31

    Ukraine’s Defense Minister Poltorak promises to assist foreign soldiers in obtaining Ukrainian citizenship

    Ukraine’s Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak promised to assist in obtaining Ukrainian citizenship by foreigners defending our country in anti-terrorist operation forces. Head of the national defense ministry stated the news at a press conference in Kyiv, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “There are people who came to us and defend...

    Poltorak says MP cannot be battalion commander
    Jan31

    Poltorak says MP cannot be battalion commander

    Ukrainian MPs can not command a military unit. Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak said this at a briefing in Kiev on Saturday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “According to the law, we have no right to have the person, who concurrently works as battalion commander and the MP. Here, the opinion is unequivocal. There should not...

    Candidates for manager position of Ukrspyrt enterprise to be determined
    Jan31

    Candidates for manager position of Ukrspyrt enterprise to be determined

    First Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine Yaroslav Krasnopolsky announced the news at the press conference held at Ukrinform news agency. “The project should include a plan for manufactiring operation of the enterprise, measures to fulfill tasks and risk assessments. It should also contain measures to improve the...

    15 Ukrainian servicemen killed in Donbas in past 24 hours
    Jan31

    15 Ukrainian servicemen killed in Donbas in past 24 hours

    15 Ukrainian servicemen have been killed in the area of the anti-terrorist operation in Donbas in the past 24 hours. Spokesman for the anti-terrorist operation in eastern Ukraine Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing in Kyiv on Saturday. “15 Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and another 33 have been wounded in the past 24 hours,”...

    Russian military enter “first echelon”, Lysenko says
    Jan31

    Russian military enter “first echelon”, Lysenko says

    According to data provided by Ukrainian intelligence, relocation of new units of Russian Armed Forces continues in the Donbas conflict zone. Spokesman for anti-terrorist operation Andriy Lysenko said at a briefing on Saturday. “Russian servicemen replace gunmen on the front lines,” Lysenko said. As a background note, Chief of General...

    Ukraine needs $25 billion of foreign loans – economist
    Jan31

    Ukraine needs $25 billion of foreign loans – economist

    Ukraine’s external financing in the amount of $25 billion will make it possible to quickly restructure the banking system, execute external obligations and support the budget. Director of the Institute of Economics and Forecasting of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Valeriy Geyets said this during a round table discussion at...

    Ukraine comes in second basket in draw for junior Euro 2017 soccer Championship
    Jan31

    Ukraine comes in second basket in draw for junior Euro 2017 soccer Championship

    52 participants in a qualifying round according to their coefficients were divided into six “seeding” baskets before draw for qualifications of EURO 2017 junior football that is to take place on February 5 in Nyon, Switzerland. The official website of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) reported . After the draw,...

    Situation in Ukraine’s eastern regions. Map
    Jan31

    Situation in Ukraine’s eastern regions. Map

    The situation in eastern Ukraine remains tense. Despite the declared ceasefire, terrorists continue to fire at Ukrainian army positions. The map reflecting the situation in Donbas as of 12.00 on January 31 has been released by the information and analytical center of the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council.

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