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    Poroshenko talks with Biden about support for Ukraine
    Dec16

    Poroshenko talks with Biden about support for Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has welcomed the adoption by the U.S. Congress of the Ukraine Freedom Support Act, which was tabled in the Congress during the Ukrainian president’s visit to the United States on September 18. Poroshenko said this during a phone conversation with U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden, the presidential press...

    Ukrainian partisans attack communications center of Russian troops
    Dec16

    Ukrainian partisans attack communications center of Russian troops

    Ukrainian partisans have attacked a communications center of Russian troops north of Novoazovsk in Ukraine’s Donetsk region. Information Resistance group leader Dmytro Tymchuk reported this on his Facebook page. “Combat clashes occurred north of Novoazovsk – pro-Ukrainian partisans attacked a communications center of Russian...

    Most crimes in Donbas committed by militants – Simonovic
    Dec15

    Most crimes in Donbas committed by militants – Simonovic

    Illegal armed groups operating in eastern Ukraine are responsible for most crimes and violations of international humanitarian law in Donbas. UN Assistant Secretary General for Human Rights Ivan Simonovic said this at a briefing in Kyiv on Monday, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. He said that speaking about the number of crimes and the number...

    Nadia Savchenko goes on hunger strike
    Dec15

    Nadia Savchenko goes on hunger strike

    Ukrainian pilot and MP Nadia Savchenko, who is illegally held in Moscow’s prison, has gone on a hunger strike, her Russian lawyer, Mark Feygin, has said live on Hromadske TV. He noted that Savchenko had made such a decision after her request to call an otolaryngologist had been rejected. According to Feygin, the pilot cannot hear in one...

    Deputies receive budget and immediately send it for revision – Leshchenko
    Dec15

    Deputies receive budget and immediately send it for revision – Leshchenko

    MPs received the draft budget 2015 and immediately recalled it for revision. MP Serhiy Leshchenko told on its Facebook page. “Deputies received the draft budget 2015, submitted by the government to the Verkhovna Rada, and according to the procedure it was immediately recalled for revision. The draft budget has not a single kopeck to finance the...

    Poroshenko may have further talk with Putin
    Dec15

    Poroshenko may have further talk with Putin

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko may soon have additional talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin to speed up the organization of another Trilateral Сontact Group meeting in Minsk. Deputy Head of Ukraine’s Presidential Administration Valeriy Chaly said this at a briefing on Tuesday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported....

    Deputies not wishing to discuss budget 2015 without Yatseniuk’s signature
    Dec15

    Deputies not wishing to discuss budget 2015 without Yatseniuk’s signature

    Without official documents, signed personally by Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk, discussion of the state budget for next year has no sense. This decision was taken at a meeting of the deputy group with representatives of the Finance Ministry, MP Vitaliy Kupriy told on Facebook. “Now, at a meeting of the deputy group with representatives of the...

    Chevron wants to quit shale gas project – Chaly
    Dec15

    Chevron wants to quit shale gas project – Chaly

    Deputy Head of Ukraine’s Presidential Administration Valeriy Chaly has confirmed that he received “signals” from U.S. company Chevron regarding its desire to withdraw from the project to extract shale gas at the Oleske area. He said this at a briefing on Monday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “I personally did not...

    Attempt to remove over 700 tonnes of coal and scrap from ATO area fails
    Dec15

    Attempt to remove over 700 tonnes of coal and scrap from ATO area fails

    In Volnovakha, Donetsk region, an attempt was made to remove 768 tonnes of coal and scrap from occupied Donbas. Spokesman of the NSDC Information-Analytical Center Andriy Lysenko told a briefing. “In Volnovakha, shipment of coal and scrap metal was detained, which moved from the areas, controlled by militants, without relevant documents....

    Ukraine to be in spotlight at PACE January session
    Dec15

    Ukraine to be in spotlight at PACE January session

    The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) plans to discuss the humanitarian situation with Ukrainian refugees, the protection of Ukrainian journalists and to approve Nadia Savchenko’s authority as a member of the Assembly during its session on January 26-30. PACE spokesperson Estelle Steiner told this to an Ukrinform...

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