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    NATO confirms Russian troops shift to Ukraine
    Jan22

    NATO confirms Russian troops shift to Ukraine

    NATO cannot yet confirm the exact number of Russian troops on the territory of Ukraine, but it sees their movement across the border under cover of anti-aircraft systems and electronic warfare. This has been announced on Thursday by Supreme Allied Commander Europe General Phillip Breedlove, an Ukrinform correspondent reports from Brussels....

    Ukraine may become NATO member in ten years
    Jan22

    Ukraine may become NATO member in ten years

    In the next decade Ukraine will join NATO, secretary of the parliamentary committee for national security and defense Ivan Vynnyk has said, press service of the Bloc of Petro Poroshenko informs. “I believe that in the next decade Ukraine will join NATO because it deals not only with security of Ukraine. I emphasize that it deals with...

    Russia can prepare offensive operation – Turchynov
    Jan22

    Russia can prepare offensive operation – Turchynov

    Constant increase in enemy’s forces along the frontline allows to anticipate powerful offensive operations in the near future. Secretary of Ukraine’s National Security Council Oleksandr Turchynov made this statement. “Pulling the personnel of the Russian Armed Forces closer to frontlines gives us reasons to anticipate a powerful...

    Most Ukrainians call Yanukovych an anti-hero of history
    Jan22

    Most Ukrainians call Yanukovych an anti-hero of history

    According to the poll, 54% of Ukrainians believe former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych to be an anti-hero of Ukrainian history. This was announced by head of the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Sociology department for social and political processes Vyshniak during presentation of the poll results at a press conference, an...

    EU Commissioner for humanitarian aid goes to Ukraine
    Jan22

    EU Commissioner for humanitarian aid goes to Ukraine

    European Commissioner for humanitarian aid and crisis response Christos Stylianides will visit Ukraine next week to discuss the increase in humanitarian aid to the population affected by the Russian aggression. The visit has been scheduled after the recent decision of the European Union to increase humanitarian aid to Ukraine, an Ukrinform...

    Passenger bus services to occupied areas grind to a halt in Donetsk region
    Jan22

    Passenger bus services to occupied areas grind to a halt in Donetsk region

    Passenger bus operators who haven’t obtained permits to cross over to the occupied areas in Donetsk region halted their services. The news was reported by department of basic industries at Donetsk Regional State Administration on Thursday. “Today, nearly 90% of bus operators do not have permits for buses crossing the demarcation line....

    This is Ukraine today – January 21: Ukrainian army retreated from Donetsk Airport
    Jan22

    This is Ukraine today – January 21: Ukrainian army retreated from Donetsk Airport

    January 21 – Ukrainian army retreated from Donetsk Airport. January 21 – 1 Ukrainian military was killed in the ATO area in the last 24 hours, – informed NSDC spokesman Andriy Lysenko. January 21 – A large number of Russian soldiers in unmarked uniform was spotted near the city of Luhansk. Approximately 60 tanks, over 50 armored infantry carriers...

    Talks on release of captured soldiers continue
    Jan22

    Talks on release of captured soldiers continue

    The negotiations on release of the wounded Ukrainian military, captured by terrorists, continue. ATO speaker Andriy Lysenko announced this at a briefing at the Ukrainian crisis media center, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “Currently, very serious negotiations on release of those wounded, who became hostages of militants, are being...

    European Court discontinues examination of second case brought by Tymoshenko
    Jan22

    European Court discontinues examination of second case brought by Tymoshenko

    The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has discontinued examination of the second application of Yuliya Tymoshenko against Ukraine on friendly settlements. The ECHR press office informs that the decision was unanimously taken on December 16, 2014. “The European Court of Human Rights has unanimously decided to strike the application out...

    NATO has no estimated number on Russian troops in eastern Ukraine
    Jan22

    NATO has no estimated number on Russian troops in eastern Ukraine

    NATO hasn’t commented on the statement made by Ukrainian President Poroshenko that more than nine thousand Russian troops had infiltrated eastern Ukraine. This information comes from the response given by NATO’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg to the journalists’ question regarding the increase in Russian military presence...

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