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    Poroshenko dreams of becoming deputy of European parliament
    Dec17

    Poroshenko dreams of becoming deputy of European parliament

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko dreams of becoming a deputy of the European Parliament in the future. He said this in his speech at the Polish Sejm. “I dream that following completion of the presidential cadency, or cadencies, I could be elected a deputy of the European Parliament from Ukraine,” Poroshenko said. According to him, the...

    Government appoints chairman of Pension Fund
    Dec17

    Government appoints chairman of Pension Fund

    Oleksiy Zarudny by a decision of the government was appointed head of the Pension Fund of Ukraine. Social Policy Minister Pavlo Rozenko told journalists following the Cabinet’s meeting, Ukrinform’s correspondent reports. “Oleksiy Zarudny was appointed head of the Pension Fund. He is an experienced person, has a history of working in...

    Poroshenko to ask Verkhovna Rada to cancel Ukraine’s non-aligned status
    Dec17

    Poroshenko to ask Verkhovna Rada to cancel Ukraine’s non-aligned status

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, upon return from Poland, plans to table in the Verkhovna Rada a bill cancelling Ukraine’s non-bloc status. He said this in the Polish Sejm in Warsaw on Wednesday. “After returning to Ukraine I will submit a bill on the cancellation of [Ukraine's] non-bloc status,” Poroshenko...

    Poroshenko to Russia: Pull back troops and crisis will end
    Dec17

    Poroshenko to Russia: Pull back troops and crisis will end

    The war in the east of Ukraine will end within three weeks after the withdrawal of Russian troops from Donbas. A way out of this situation is possible only on the basis of the Minsk agreements. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said this during his visit to Poland on Wednesday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “If foreign troops are...

    Militants plan to cut off mobile communications in Donbas – Lysenko
    Dec17

    Militants plan to cut off mobile communications in Donbas – Lysenko

    From January 15, 2015 militants plan to cut off Ukrainian mobile operators in the occupied part of Luhansk region and replace them with a Russian operator. The spokesman for the information and analytical center of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC), Andriy Lysenko, said this at a briefing on Wednesday, an Ukrinform correspondent...

    NSDC knows no terms of fourth mobilization wave
    Dec17

    NSDC knows no terms of fourth mobilization wave

    The National Security and Defense Council still has not a concrete date of the beginning of the fourth wave of mobilization. Spokesman of the NSDC Information-Analytical Center Andriy Lysenko told a briefing, Ukrinform’s correspondent reports. “There is not a concrete date, since mobilization has not been announced yet,” he said. According...

    Komorowski signs law on ratification of EU-Ukraine Association Agreement
    Dec17

    Komorowski signs law on ratification of EU-Ukraine Association Agreement

    Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski has signed the law on the ratification of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, an Ukrinform correspondent in Poland reports. The document was signed in Warsaw on Wednesday in the presence of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. As reported, on November 28, the Polish Sejm voted overwhelmingly (427 for and 1...

    Komorowski ready to sell Polish weapons to Ukraine
    Dec17

    Komorowski ready to sell Polish weapons to Ukraine

    Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski has said he is planning to visit Kyiv in April next year. In addition, he said, Poland sees no problems in the sale of weapons to Ukraine. Komorowski said this at a press conference with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Warsaw on Wednesday, an Ukrinform correspondent in Poland reports. “I am glad...

    National Bank issues refinancing at UAH 3.4 billion
    Dec17

    National Bank issues refinancing at UAH 3.4 billion

    The National Bank issued refinancing to the amount of UAH 4.514 billion to banks. The NBU official website informs. Due to permanently operating refinancing line (overnight credits), 11 banks received UAH 2.114 billion at the rate of 17.5%. Also, the NBU issued credits to two banks through holding a tender to support liquidity to the amount of...

    One military wounded in ATO area
    Dec17

    One military wounded in ATO area

    Over the previous day, Ukrainian military did not incur losses, however, one soldier was wounded. Spokesman of the NSDC Information-Analytical Center Andriy Lysenko told a briefing. “Fortunately, no losses were among Ukrainian military, one soldier was wounded,” Lysenko said.

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