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    Militants deploy manpower, equipment near Debaltseve
    Jan28

    Militants deploy manpower, equipment near Debaltseve

    After unsuccessful attempt to storm through the village of Troyitske to the town of Svitlodarsk (Donetsk region), the enemy has retreated to its starting positions near town Debaltseve and now restores its level of combat readiness. This has been posted by Information Resistance group leader Dmytro Tymchuk on his Facebook page. “The...

    13 convicted prisoners escape from Chornukhyne prison after jail shelling on Tuesday
    Jan28

    13 convicted prisoners escape from Chornukhyne prison after jail shelling on Tuesday

    Gunmen’s shelling ruined part of the fence of Chornukhyne maximum security prison making a way for escape of 13 convicted prisoners, according to the statement made on the official website of Luhansk regional administration chief Hennady Moskal. “The jail in the village of Chornukhyne near town of Popasna, 80 kilometers east of Luhansk, was...

    Irish President outlines strategy for resolving Donbas conflict
    Jan28

    Irish President outlines strategy for resolving Donbas conflict

    Irish President Michael D. Higgins has outlined a strategy that, in his opinion, will help resolve the conflict in Ukraine from the rostrum of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. He outlined his vision, speaking on Tuesday before the European parliamentarians at the PACE session hall in Strasbourg, an Ukrinform correspondent...

    Draft resolution on release of Nadiya Savchneko introduced in U.S. Congress
    Jan28

    Draft resolution on release of Nadiya Savchneko introduced in U.S. Congress

    Five members of the U.S. House of Representatives, all members of the Congressional Ukrainian Caucus, have introduced a bipartisan resolution calling on the release of Nadiya Savchenko. This has been announced by one of the authors of the document, Congressman Sander Levin, on his official webpage, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. “We...

    Russia applies a copy of Transnistrian scenario in Ukraine – former Moldova’s foreign minister
    Jan28

    Russia applies a copy of Transnistrian scenario in Ukraine – former Moldova’s foreign minister

    Russia applies a copy of Transnistrian scenario that was played out in the Republic of Moldova, when in the 1990s unrecognized Transnistrian Moldovan Republic was established with the direct participation of Russia. The former first Moldova’s foreign minister Nicolae Tiu expressed his opinion in an interview with Moldovan media...

    Poroshenko: we need to compel Russia to negotiate
    Jan28

    Poroshenko: we need to compel Russia to negotiate

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has sent a letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin with a demand to perform the Minsk agreements and to release all hostages, including Nadia Savchenko. He said this in an interview with TVN-24 television channel. “The day before yesterday I sent a letter to President Putin, one of the main elements...

    PACE calls upon Russia to refrain from financing terrorism
    Jan28

    PACE calls upon Russia to refrain from financing terrorism

    The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has overwhelmingly adopted a resolution calling upon Russia to refrain from financing terrorism, an Ukrinform correspondent has reported. “The resolution (which includes the corresponding amendment) was supported by 140 MPs, seven voted against, eight abstained,” chair of the...

    National Security and Defense Council:Ukrainian military destroyed a tank and neutralized around 60 militants
    Jan27

    National Security and Defense Council:Ukrainian military destroyed a tank and neutralized around 60 militants

    Kyiv, 27 January 2015 – Ukrainian military are inflicting considerable losses on the militants. This resulted from the well-coordinated and professional actions by the units of “Pivnich”, an operational command that are taking part in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) in the Shashtya and Vesela Hora localities. Atank was destroyed and around 60...

    General Staff: Only 6% of volunteers among conscripts
    Jan27

    General Staff: Only 6% of volunteers among conscripts

    Only 6% of people, who are subject to partial mobilization, are volunteers. This has been announced by chief of the mobilization department of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Oleh Boiko, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. “At the moment … we have only six per cent of volunteers in the fourth stage of partial...

    EU to allocate Ukraine almost EUR 2 billion
    Jan27

    EU to allocate Ukraine almost EUR 2 billion

    The EU plans to allocate Ukraine EUR 1.8 billion in macro-financial assistance this year, but the possibility of increasing the loan amount is also considered. This was discussed at a meeting of EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council on Tuesday, an Ukrinform correspondent in Brussels reported. “The European Commission has launched a new...

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