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    General headquarters says about 18 cases of shelling by militants
    Dec23

    General headquarters says about 18 cases of shelling by militants

    The situation in the settlements bordering on the ATO area remains difficult. Positions of Ukrainian military are subject to constant shelling. Press service officer of the General Headquarters of Ukraine Oleksiy Mazepa told a briefing Tuesday, Ukrinform’s correspondent reports. “In general, over 24 hours, our military were shelled 18 times...

    Protesters require “taming” of oligarchs
    Dec23

    Protesters require “taming” of oligarchs

    Around a thousand protesters gathered on the square in front of the parliament from the side of the Mariinsky Park. Representatives of the Volia party, trade unionists and currency investors affected by an increase in the dollar want to present their claims to people’s deputies, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. In particular, members of...

    This is Ukraine today – December 22: Mustafa Dzemiliev proposed to apportion a part of Kherson region to create in it the Autonomous Republic of Crimea
    Dec23

    This is Ukraine today – December 22: Mustafa Dzemiliev proposed to apportion a part of Kherson region to create in it the Autonomous Republic of Crimea

    Maidan Community Sector, Lviv: Dear friends! December 22 – Ukraine and Kazakhstan are renewing military and technical cooperation, stated President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko as a result of negotiations with the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev. December 22 – Trypillia thermal power plant (city of Ukrainka, Kyiv oblast) has stopped...

    Law enforcers clash with terrorists near Krymske
    Dec23

    Law enforcers clash with terrorists near Krymske

    Near the settlement of Krymske, Luhansk region, a fighting took place between the ATO forces and militants. The ATO press center wrote on Facebook. “Near Krymske, a martial collision occurred between Ukrainian military and illegal armed groups,” a statement reads. The headquarters also informed about the activation of enemy drones....

    Deputies will consider budget and abolishment of non-aligned status today
    Dec23

    Deputies will consider budget and abolishment of non-aligned status today

    Tuesday, December 23, the Verkhovna Rada will consider the draft laws on abolishment of Ukraine’s non-aligned status, the draft law on the state budget 2015 and amendments to the law on the National Security and Defense Council. The Verkhovna Rada agenda reads. According to the document, for including the law on the state budget to the...

    Militants shell Ukrainian military nine times
    Dec23

    Militants shell Ukrainian military nine times

    Since yesterday and till 6:00 a.m. in the morning, terrorists nine times shelled positions of Ukrainian military, using small arms, grenade launchers and mortars. The ATO press center informs on Facebook. “During the night, the meteorological tower of the Donetsk airport was shelled near the village of Pisky. Using small arms and grenade...

    National Security and Defense Council: Last night terrorists fired 6 times at the positions of Ukrainian military
    Dec22

    National Security and Defense Council: Last night terrorists fired 6 times at the positions of Ukrainian military

    Kyiv, 22 December 2014 – Within the last day the situation in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) zone in eastern Ukraine was not subject to considerable changes. Starting from 18.00 yesterday till 06.00 this morning terrorists opened fire at the positions of Ukrainian military 6 times using small arms and mortars. Ukrainian servicemen comply with...

    NSDC denies joint Ukrainian-Russian patrols in occupied territories
    Dec22

    NSDC denies joint Ukrainian-Russian patrols in occupied territories

    Patrols on Ukrainian territory could be carried out only by Ukrainian citizens who are Armed Forces servicemen or Interior Ministry employees. Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov said this to journalists in Kyiv on Monday, the council’s press service reported. “Some media spread...

    Finance minister to submit budget for 2015 tomorrow
    Dec22

    Finance minister to submit budget for 2015 tomorrow

    Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko will submit Ukraine’s draft state budget for the next year to the parliament on Tuesday. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said this while opening a government meeting on Monday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “Tomorrow the finance minister will present the law on the state...

    Yatseniuk not to raise retirement age and cut scholarships
    Dec22

    Yatseniuk not to raise retirement age and cut scholarships

    The Ukrainian government is currently not planning to raise the retirement age. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said this during a government meeting on Monday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “At this stage the government does not propose raising the retirement age. As for the special categories of pensioners, at this stage...

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