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    Ukrainian forces under heavier shelling, 84 episodes in past 24 hours
    Jan13

    Ukrainian forces under heavier shelling, 84 episodes in past 24 hours

    Our Ukrainian forces positions were shelled 84 times in the last 24 hours as gunmen’s armed groups had been escalating the number and intensity of their attacks on our troops and the residential areas of Donbas. Eleven residential areas and Ukrainian military positions near those villages were hit by the terrorists, anti-terrorist operation press...

    Council of Europe amounts Berkut’s actions on Maidan to torture
    Jan13

    Council of Europe amounts Berkut’s actions on Maidan to torture

    The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) is going to amount the treatment of Maidan detained protesters to torture. The corresponding statement has been published in the CPT’s report, Kommersant reports. “There are registered instances of ill-treatment...

    Situation in Donbas gets worse – OSCE
    Jan13

    Situation in Donbas gets worse – OSCE

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) noted a marked increase in reported ceasefire violations in its report on Monday, the Radio Liberty reported. “According to the OSCE, on last Friday and Saturday there was increase in ceasefire violations reported, a total of 72 ceasefire violations on Friday and a total of 111...

    Ukraine ready to provide Donbas status of special economic zone – Poroshenko
    Jan13

    Ukraine ready to provide Donbas status of special economic zone – Poroshenko

    Ukraine is ready to provide Donbas with the status of a special economic zone with its own regime of relations with the EU and Russia. President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said this in an interview with France 24 television channel. “Donbas should hold local elections in accordance with the Ukrainian law to achieve the special economic...

    Meeting in Astana postponed for several weeks
    Jan13

    Meeting in Astana postponed for several weeks

    Meeting in the Normandy format at the level of the presidents of France, Ukraine, Russia and the chancellor of Germany on the Ukrainian crisis settlement, which was earlier planned to be held on January 15 in Astana, has been postponed for “several weeks”. Chairman of the European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs Elmar Brok...

    Donetsk residents report multiple Grad rockets launches within city last Monday
    Jan13

    Donetsk residents report multiple Grad rockets launches within city last Monday

    Multiple rockets launch systems Grad operated by the terrorists have been seen firing from different locations including downtown of the most populous city in Donbas last Monday. The news is reported by the witnesses in social media as well as in their comments on the developments in Donetsk.

    All parties stand for implementation of Minsk agreements – Klimkin
    Jan13

    All parties stand for implementation of Minsk agreements – Klimkin

    All foreign ministers and Russian representative stand for strict compliance with the Minsk agreements. Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said this after a meeting of foreign ministers in Normandy format in Berlin, the Foreign Ministry has reported on its Facebook page. “All the ministers confirmed their adherence to the full and...

    Daily Highlights: 11/01/2015
    Jan12

    Daily Highlights: 11/01/2015

    President Poroshenko took part in the “March of Unity” in Paris along with other nations leaders. American billionaire George Soros arrived in Kiev. The situation in the combat zone in the Donbass continues to heat up. Key Events In Ukraine ●      According to media reports, American billionaire Soros arrived in Kiev. Last week he...

    National Security and Defense Council: Ukrainian border guards reinforce security regime at the delimitation line
    Jan12

    National Security and Defense Council: Ukrainian border guards reinforce security regime at the delimitation line

    Kyiv, 12 January 2015 – The situation in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) zone is escalating. Terrorists keep firing at the positions of Ukrainian military. Ukrainian border guards reinforce the security regime at the delimitation line. To remind, it is possible to get to the ATO zone only through the 7 defined transportation corridors. To...

    Hroisman says no need to rush with law on fair trial
    Jan12

    Hroisman says no need to rush with law on fair trial

    Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Volodymyr Hroisman proposes to adopt the law on ensuring the right to fair trial on Tuesday He said this during a meeting of the Verkhovna Rada’s Conciliation Board on Monday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “I propose considering [the bill], approving it as a basis, and then discussing...

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