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    National Security and Defense Council:Militants fired 115 times at ATO forces in the last day
    Jan23

    National Security and Defense Council:Militants fired 115 times at ATO forces in the last day

    Kyiv, 23 January 2015 – Last day in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) zone was tense. Engagements were observed at three combat directions, ATO forces were fired upon a total of 115 times including with BM-21 multiple rocker launcher systems, artillery, mortars, anti-tank missile systems, self-propelled artillery systems and small arms. Main...

    This is Ukraine today – January 22: Whereas Russia’s Foreign Minister Lavrov said again, mockingly, that he yet needs to be presented with any evidence that Russian army is indeed fighting in Donbas
    Jan23

    This is Ukraine today – January 22: Whereas Russia’s Foreign Minister Lavrov said again, mockingly, that he yet needs to be presented with any evidence that Russian army is indeed fighting in Donbas

    January 22 – On August 24th, 2014 (Independence Day of Ukraine) Putin’s army entered Ukrainian Donbas en masse and started its offensive. On January 22nd, 2015 (Day of Ukrainian Unity – celebrating the unity of Eastern and Western Ukraine) Putin’s army has ostentatiously “conquered” a symbolic Ukrainian site – Donetsk...

    EU plans to increase financial aid to Ukraine  up to2.5 billion Euro
    Jan23

    EU plans to increase financial aid to Ukraine up to2.5 billion Euro

    The European Union may increase its financial assistance to Ukraine from 1.8 billion to 2.5 billion Euro next Tuesday. Reuters reported the news citing its diplomatic sources. “EU finance ministers will discuss a proposal for an additional financial support to avoid Ukraine’s bankruptcy on Tuesday. They may increase the original...

    Yatseniuk instructs to restore power supply in Luhansk region today
    Jan23

    Yatseniuk instructs to restore power supply in Luhansk region today

    Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatseniuk has instructed the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry to immediately restore power supply in Luhansk region, the government portal informs. “The Prime Minister instructed to do everything possible to restore the power supply today,” reads the statement. As reported, militants shelled...

    President agrees on $ 1.5 bln investments in Ukraine
    Jan23

    President agrees on $ 1.5 bln investments in Ukraine

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko during the Forum in Davos agreed on attracting about USD 1.5 billion of investments in Ukraine, deputy head of the Presidential Administration Valeriy Chaly told a briefing in Kyiv, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. “At the meetings there was confirmed the desire of several world-class companies,...

    Ukroboronprom to hike annual tank manufacturing from 5 to 120 units – manager
    Jan23

    Ukroboronprom to hike annual tank manufacturing from 5 to 120 units – manager

    To implement the initiative of Ukraine’s President Poroshenko, the state-run corporation Ukroboronprom will hike its annual production of tanks from five to 120 units each year. Corporation’s CEO Roman Romanov announced the news on Friday, Ukrinform reported. “Within the framework of initiatives by President of Ukraine,...

    Poroshenko to take part in Munich Security Conference
    Jan23

    Poroshenko to take part in Munich Security Conference

    President of Ukraine Poroshenko will participate in Munich Security Conference to be held in early February, deputy head of the Presidential Administration Valeriy Chaly has told a briefing in Kyiv, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. “We are preparing for another important forum, which will be devoted to security issues and will be held in...

    Luhansk region blacked out
    Jan23

    Luhansk region blacked out

    Militants shelled thermal power plant in Shchastia, Luhansk region. One thermal power unit stopped operating. Areas in Luhansk region, which are under the control of the Ukrainian authorities, have been completely cut off from power. Chairman of the Luhansk Regional State Administration Hennady Moskal has informed this. “As of 14.00, one of...

    Ukrnafta owes the state 1.6 bln
    Jan23

    Ukrnafta owes the state 1.6 bln

    The debt of the Ukraine’s largest oil company PJSC “Ukrnafta” to the state for rent payments is UAH 1.6 billion as of January 2015. Chairman of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine Ihor Bilous has announced this on Friday, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. “The debt of “Ukrnafta” accounts for about UAH 1.6...

    Ukraine fulfills grain exports contract with China
    Jan23

    Ukraine fulfills grain exports contract with China

    Ukraine has fulfilled contract by delivering grain to China. Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food Oleksiy Pavlenko made the statement, the press service of the ministry has reported. “The contract between Ukraine, represented by the state food and grain corporation, and China for supply of Ukrainian grain is completed,” the minister...

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