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    National Security and Defense Council:  Ukrainian counter-intelligence personnel detained pro-Russian terrorists
    Dec25

    National Security and Defense Council: Ukrainian counter-intelligence personnel detained pro-Russian terrorists

    Kyiv, 25 December 2014 – Ukrainian law enforcers and counter-intelligence personnel detained several highly dangerous pro-Russian terrorists who were planning bloody terrorist acts likely to cause civilian casualties. Yesterday counter-intelligence unit of Ukraine’s Security Service detained a deep-cover subversive group guided by Russian special...

    Ukraine sends more than 300 tonnes of humanitarian aid to Donbas
    Dec25

    Ukraine sends more than 300 tonnes of humanitarian aid to Donbas

    The government sent 326 tonnes of humanitarian aid worth about UAH 2 million from Kharkiv to Donbas. The Cabinet’s press service informs. “326 tonnes of humanitarian cargo worth about UAH 2 million were sent to the east of Ukraine,” a statement reads. The press service informs that the humanitarian aid includes such products as cereals,...

    National Security and Defense Council: Militants shelled checkpoint of the National Guard of Ukraine with Grad
    Dec25

    National Security and Defense Council: Militants shelled checkpoint of the National Guard of Ukraine with Grad

    Kyiv, 24 December 2014 – Day 14 of the “silence” regime in eastern Ukraine was marked by the next round of unsystematic armed provocations by terrorists. Most blatant fact was the shelling of a National Guard checkpoint with a BM-21 “Grad” multiple rocket-launcher system by militants at the crossroad Zolote, Debaltseve and Stanytsia Luhanska....

    EBRD to finance Ukrainian project office for reforms
    Dec25

    EBRD to finance Ukrainian project office for reforms

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development allocates $1.08 million for the creation of a project office for reforms in Ukraine. Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration, Chairman of the National Reform Council Dmytro Shymkiv said this at a briefing in the Presidential Administration on Wednesday, an Ukrinform correspondent...

    Rada approves amendments to law on National Security and Defense Council
    Dec25

    Rada approves amendments to law on National Security and Defense Council

    Ukrainian MPs have adopted presidential amendments to bill No. 1343 introducing amendments to the law of Ukraine on the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine. A total of 253 lawmakers supported the document at a parliament meeting on Thursday. The head of the parliamentary committee on national security and defense, Serhiy...

    Deputies vote for appeal to international organizations on Savchenko
    Dec25

    Deputies vote for appeal to international organizations on Savchenko

    People’s deputies approved an appeal of the parliament to international organizations on the release of their counterpart Nadia Savchenko, who is kept in the Russian pretrial detention facility. 321 deputies voted for the resolution “On the appeal of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to international organizations and inter-parliamentary...

    Cyborgs shelled twice a night
    Dec25

    Cyborgs shelled twice a night

    Over the last night, illegal armed groups in the ATO area continued single provocations, having shelled the settlements of Stanytsia Luhanska, Hranitne, Taramchuk and twice – the new terminal of the Donetsk airport. ATO Spokesman Leonid Matiukhin told a briefing at the Ukrainian Crisis media center by Skype, an Ukrinform correspondent...

    Gazprom confirms receipt of $1.65 billion from Naftogaz
    Dec25

    Gazprom confirms receipt of $1.65 billion from Naftogaz

    Russian monopoly OJSC Gazprom has received $1.65 billion from NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine. Spokesperson of the Russian gas holding company Sergei Kupriyanov announced this, RIA Novosti reported. “We have received $1.65 billion from Naftogaz on our account,” Kupriyanov said. At first, he said that Gazprom had not yet received this...

    Russia continues to send militants and equipment to Donbas
    Dec25

    Russia continues to send militants and equipment to Donbas

    Terrorists continue to build up their strength in the area of Triokhizbenka in Ukraine’s Luhansk region. Their forces are replenished, in particular, with Russian mercenaries. Information Resistance group leader Dmytro Tymchuk reported this on his Facebook page. “The concentration of Russian-terrorist forces in the area of the...

    Russian mercenaries brought to Donbas in humanitarian convoys – mass media
    Dec25

    Russian mercenaries brought to Donbas in humanitarian convoys – mass media

    Russian mercenaries are sent to Donbas, including with humanitarian convoys. Head of the Sverdlovsk veterans’ foundation of special purpose troops Vladimir Yefimov said in an interview with the Russian publication Yekaterinburg online. “Starting with June, I sent six groups by 15-30 people to Donetsk and two groups by 30 persons to...

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