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    Donetsk airport shelled four times in morning
    Dec16

    Donetsk airport shelled four times in morning

    Over the first half of the day, Tuesday, militants eight times shelled positions of Ukrainian military. The ATO press center informs. “The international airport Donetsk remains to be an epicenter of the day events. In general, over the first half of the day, terrorists eight times fired positions of our forces. Out of these, four times they fired...

    Yatseniuk: World must prevent Russia from deploying nuclear weapons in Crimea
    Dec16

    Yatseniuk: World must prevent Russia from deploying nuclear weapons in Crimea

    The international community must take all measures to prevent Russia from deploying nuclear weapons in Crimea. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said this at a conference organized by the European Policy Center in Brussels on Tuesday, the government portal reported. “This is a challenge to the whole world, and the world must...

    Gazprom reduces personnel by 25%
    Dec16

    Gazprom reduces personnel by 25%

    Russian company Gazprom plans to reduce from 15% to 25% of its personnel. Interfax agency informs referring to the sources. According to the agency’s interlocutors, the concern subdivisions were instructed to submit their proposals on the new staff list by the end of the current year and by the end of the next year they are planned to be...

    Russia raises prices for all products – by 15%
    Dec16

    Russia raises prices for all products – by 15%

    Retail networks of Russia sell the stocks and forecast growth of prices for products in the first half of 2015 by 15%. Executive Director of the Retail Companies Association Andrey Karpov told TASS. “We still do not change the forecast. In the first half of 2015 there will be growth of prices for all products within 14.5-15%. By results of the...

    Doctor visits Savchenko, lawyers persuade her to stop hunger strike
    Dec16

    Doctor visits Savchenko, lawyers persuade her to stop hunger strike

    A doctor sent by Moscow’s health department has visited Ukrainian MP Nadia Savchenko, who is illegally held in Moscow’s jail. Now her lawyers hope to persuade their client to stop the hunger strike. One of Savchenko’s lawyers, Mark Feygin, wrote this on his Twitter page on Tuesday. “A doctor from Moscow’s health...

    Zaporizhzhia airport will start working no earlier than Saturday
    Dec16

    Zaporizhzhia airport will start working no earlier than Saturday

    The Zaporizhzhia airport, closed for arrivals December 13, will start working no earlier than December 20. The International Airport Zaporizhzhia told an Ukrinform correspondent. “The Zaporizhzhia airport will continue its work no earlier than Saturday, December 20,” the enterprise said. At the same time, the enterprise’s management has no...

    Militants remove up to 25 wagons of coal from Donbas
    Dec16

    Militants remove up to 25 wagons of coal from Donbas

    Militants try to illegally remove coal and scrap metal from the ATO area, in particular, over the recent months, border guards detained more than 10,000 tonnes of coal without proper documents. Spokesman of the NSDC Information-Analytical Center Andriy Lysenko told a briefing, Ukrinform’s correspondent reports. “In total, over recent two...

    Ukraine lost 20% of economy because of Russian aggression – Yatseniuk
    Dec16

    Ukraine lost 20% of economy because of Russian aggression – Yatseniuk

    Ukraine has lost 20% of its economic potential because of Russian aggression. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said this in Brussels on Tuesday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “In the context of macroeconomics, we expect a 7% drop in GDP. Yes, the drop, rather than growth. Ukraine has lost 20% of its economic potential...

    Ukraine spends UAH 95 mln on defense every day – Yatseniuk
    Dec16

    Ukraine spends UAH 95 mln on defense every day – Yatseniuk

    Ukraine spends UAH 95 million on national security and defense every day. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said this in Brussels on Tuesday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “Our military spending is huge. This is about 95 million hryvnias a day. This is a large part of the state budget of Ukraine,” Yatseniuk said. He...

    Stoltenberg: NATO supports Ukraine, but cannot give it weapons
    Dec16

    Stoltenberg: NATO supports Ukraine, but cannot give it weapons

    The North Atlantic Alliance supports Ukraine, both politically and practically, and is ready to strengthen cooperation, but it cannot provide the country with weapons. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said this at a joint press conference with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk in Brussels on Monday, according to NATO’s...

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