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    Pro-Russian gunmen continue to shell Maryinka despite evacuation of children, Red Cross says
    Jan27

    Pro-Russian gunmen continue to shell Maryinka despite evacuation of children, Red Cross says

    Gunmen continue to shell the village of Maryinka, 5 kilometers southwest of Donetsk, even despite evacuation of local children, Red Cross says. First aid group leader of the Red Cross Taras Lohinov told an Ukrinform’s reporter. “The government-run voluntary evacuation of children from Maryinka started on January 26. The...

    ATO spokesman: Terrorists have no forces for full-scale offensive
    Jan27

    ATO spokesman: Terrorists have no forces for full-scale offensive

    The enemy does not have enough forces for a full-scale offensive, ATO spokesman Andriy Lysenko has said at the briefing, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. “The enemy does not have enough forces for a full-scale offensive. We repel the attacks, neutralize manpower and armored vehicles. The counter-battery fight continues. Artillery systems...

    PACE to discuss issue of Ukrainian refugees
    Jan27

    PACE to discuss issue of Ukrainian refugees

    Participants of the winter session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe will discuss the humanitarian situation in Ukraine at the plenary session on Tuesday. This is stated in the agenda of the meeting released by the press service of PACE, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. The agenda for Tuesday, January 27, includes a...

    60 children killed in Donbas military clashes
    Jan27

    60 children killed in Donbas military clashes

    UKRAINE-DONBAS-CHILDREN UKRAINE-DONBAS-CHILDREN-CLASHES 60 children killed in Donbas military clashes Nearly 60 children have been killed in the wake of military clashes in eastern Ukraine. This has been announced by commissioner of the President of Ukraine for children’s rights Mykola Kuleba said at a briefing on Tuesday, an Ukrinform...

    People from Ternopil region invite Mariupol’s children to recover from war
    Jan27

    People from Ternopil region invite Mariupol’s children to recover from war

    Activists and volunteers from Ternopil region invited children from Mariupol to spend some time in western part of the country, Galychyna, according to Ukrinform’s report. “Activists from Ternopil region offered Mariupol volunteers to host children who require rehabilitation after deadly rocket attacks in western Ukrainian holiday...

    Social Policy Ministry: Emergency state won’t obstruct social payments
    Jan27

    Social Policy Ministry: Emergency state won’t obstruct social payments

    The decision to declare state of emergency in Donetsk and Luhansk regions, approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine yesterday, will not cause the deterioration of social protection for the inhabitants of these regions. All the social benefits, including pensions, will be paid on time and in full. This has been said by deputy social policy...

    Verkhovna Rada ask UN and international organizations to recognize Russia an aggressor
    Jan27

    Verkhovna Rada ask UN and international organizations to recognize Russia an aggressor

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted an appeal to UN and international organizations  Russia an aggressor country. A total of 271 MPs voted for this decision at a parliament meeting on Tuesday. Thus, the Verkhovna Rada adopted an appeal to the United Nations, the European Parliament, PACE, NATO Parliamentary Assembly, GUAM Parliamentary Assembly...

    Military, border guards and law enforcement officers won’t be cleansed
    Jan27

    Military, border guards and law enforcement officers won’t be cleansed

    Ukrainian MPs have adopted changes to the law on cleansing of authorities, which allow not to apply the procedure to the highest officership of the Interior Ministry, Security Service, Defense Ministry and the General Staff. 241 MPs voted for this decision, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. The law stipulates that the interior minister, defense...

    National Bank of Ukraine takes steps to eliminate multiple foreign exchange rates
    Jan27

    National Bank of Ukraine takes steps to eliminate multiple foreign exchange rates

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) wants to equalize real and indicative foreign exchange rates. Press-service of the regulator told it on its Facebook page after the meeting of NBU’s governor Valeriya Gontareva with the bankers. “At the meeting with leaders of the largest banks held on January 26, 2015, special focus was on foreign...

    EU leaders to strengthen sanctions against Russia
    Jan27

    EU leaders to strengthen sanctions against Russia

    The Heads of State and Governments of the European Union member states have asked the Foreign Affairs Council to consider possible further restrictive measures against Russia, the joint statement reads, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. “In view of the worsening situation we ask the upcoming Foreign Affairs Council to assess the situation...

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