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    State of emergency declared in Donbas
    Jan26

    State of emergency declared in Donbas

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has declared state of emergency in Donetsk and Luhansk regions. This has been announced by Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk at the government’s offsite meeting on Monday, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. “In accordance with the Code of Civil Defense of Ukraine, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine...

    EU hopes to abolish visas for Ukrainians in 2016
    Jan26

    EU hopes to abolish visas for Ukrainians in 2016

    The European Union hopes for the introduction of a visa-free regime with Ukraine in 2016. Latvian Ambassador to Ukraine Argita Daudze said this on Monday during a press conference in Kiev, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “We consider the summit in Riga as a working event. We would like to achieve progress in the issue of the boundary...

    State of emergency declared in Donbas
    Jan26

    State of emergency declared in Donbas

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has declared state of emergency in Donetsk and Luhansk regions. This has been announced by Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk at the government’s offsite meeting on Monday, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. “In accordance with the Code of Civil Defense of Ukraine, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine...

    Leader of Ukrainian communists lobbies Kremlin in Strasbourg
    Jan26

    Leader of Ukrainian communists lobbies Kremlin in Strasbourg

    Leader of Ukrainian Communists Petro Symonenko currently stays in Strasbourg and conduct talks with representatives of the European left-wing political parties, members of the European United Left (GUE) and socialists, to persuade them to vote for the return of voting powers to the Russian delegation to PACE, which it was deprived of due to...

    Tombinski: Ukraine must be first state to recognize “DPR”, “LPR” as terrorists
    Jan26

    Tombinski: Ukraine must be first state to recognize “DPR”, “LPR” as terrorists

    Ukraine should be the first state, which takes steps toward recognizing the “DPR” (Donetsk People’s Republic) and the “LPR” (Luhansk People’s Republic) as terrorist organizations. Head of the European Union Delegation to Ukraine Jan Tombinski has announced this on Monday during press conference in Kyiv, an...

    NATO Secretary General to make statement concerning Ukraine
    Jan26

    NATO Secretary General to make statement concerning Ukraine

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will announce the position of the military-political bloc [NATO] on the shelling of Mariupol by Russian-backed terrorists at the conclusion of an urgent meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission on Monday. Head of Ukraine’s Mission to NATO, Ukrainian Ambassador Ihor Dolgov will hold a media briefing...

    Ukrainian troops start offensive defense
    Jan26

    Ukrainian troops start offensive defense

    Ukrainian troops take on offensive defense, as they can change their positions, spokesman of the Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Volodymyr Poliovyi told at the briefing, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. “Ukrainian troops take on offensive defense in the areas of main strikes of terrorist and Russian troops,” he said. Such...

    SBU has evidences of Russia’s shelling in Mariupol
    Jan26

    SBU has evidences of Russia’s shelling in Mariupol

    Shelling of residential areas in Mariupol from the Russian artillery was conducted at the order of the Russian army officers. After firing, artillery was brought back to Russia. Chairman of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) Valentyn Nalyvaychenko has announced this on Monday at a press conference, citing evidence of aerial photographs,...

    Canada to allocate $54 million to Ukraine
    Jan26

    Canada to allocate $54 million to Ukraine

    Canada will provide financial assistance worth $54 million to Ukrainian business. Canadian International Trade Minister Ed Fast said this at a meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart Aivaras Abromavicius, the Yevropeiska Pravda online newspaper reported. “Today, during a meeting with the Ukrainian minister, we have announced the opening of a...

    Agrarians lose billions of hryvnias due to cancellation of VAT refund
    Jan26

    Agrarians lose billions of hryvnias due to cancellation of VAT refund

    Cancellation of VAT refund to exporters of grain and industrial crops, which took effect on January 1, 2015, has not led to lower prices for these crops. Deputy minister for agrarian policy and food of Ukraine Volodymyr Lapa has told this in commentary to an Ukrinform correspondent. He noted that there would certainly be a decline in volume of...

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