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    Defense Ministry: ‘Cyborgs’ still control part of Donetsk airport, only group of fighters retreats
    Jan22

    Defense Ministry: ‘Cyborgs’ still control part of Donetsk airport, only group of fighters retreats

    Fighting in Donetsk airport continues. Some of the premises and territories of the airport are still controlled by Ukrainian soldiers, Ukraine’s Defense Ministry press office reports. “Fierce fighting in Donetsk airport continues. Some of the premises and territories of the airport are controlled by Ukrainian soldiers. Yesterday, 20...

    Debaltseve and Avdiyivka under terrorists’ shelling early Thursday
    Jan22

    Debaltseve and Avdiyivka under terrorists’ shelling early Thursday

    Gunmen began to shell civilians in Debaltseve and Avdiyivka in the Donetsk region conflict zone early on Thursday. Chief of Interior Ministry in Donetsk region Vyacheslav Abroskin reported the development on his Facebook page. “Today at 6:00, gunmen continued to kill our peaceful civilians – urban residents of Debaltseve and...

    “Normandy Quartet” ministers urge to withdraw heavy weapons from Donbas
    Jan22

    “Normandy Quartet” ministers urge to withdraw heavy weapons from Donbas

    The foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France have expressed concern over the outbreak of hostilities in the eastern Ukraine, urged to respect the regime of quiet, to withdraw heavy weapons, and to promote opportunities for peace in Donbas. This is stated in a joint statement released after the meeting in Berlin. “The Foreign...

    Ukrainian military repel militants’ attack near Mariupol
    Jan22

    Ukrainian military repel militants’ attack near Mariupol

    During the past 24 hours the militants launched multiple but fruitless attacks on positions of the Ukrainian troops near Mariupol. All the terrorist attacks were repelled, Information Resistance group leader Dmytro Tymchuk posted on Facebook. “Intense fighting continues near Mariupol. Forward groups of Russian-terrorist troops failed to...

    Permanent Representative of Ukraine to UN Sergeyev said when Ukraine would sign ceasefire agreement
    Jan22

    Permanent Representative of Ukraine to UN Sergeyev said when Ukraine would sign ceasefire agreement

    Ukraine is ready to sign a ceasefire agreement in the Donbas conflict zone if Russia and pro Moscow gunmen implement all provisions of Minsk agreement. Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the UN Yuriy Sergeyev made the statement at a meeting of the UN Security Council on Wednesday, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. “Despite an increase...

    Ukraine celebrates Unity Day
    Jan22

    Ukraine celebrates Unity Day

    Today Ukraine celebrates the Unity Day. In 1919, the Act of reunion of the Ukrainian People’s Republic and the West Ukrainian People’s Republic was proclaimed in the Sofiyska Square in Kyiv. On this day, the official celebrations with the participation of officials of the state government, central and local executive bodies and local...

    National Security and Defense Council:Combat operation at the Donetsk airport goes on
    Jan21

    National Security and Defense Council:Combat operation at the Donetsk airport goes on

    Kyiv, 21 January 2015 – In the last day in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) zone Russian-and-terrorist troops continued massive shelling of ATO forces positions, militants made numerous attempts to expand the area of their control. At the Luhansk, Debatseve and Donetsk directions terrorists fired numerous times at the ATO forces positions with...

    Miller: Gazprom not to change terms of gas agreement of 2009
    Jan21

    Miller: Gazprom not to change terms of gas agreement of 2009

    Russian gas monopolist OAO Gazprom has refused to change the terms of the contract for the supply of Russian gas to Ukraine, signed in 2009 for a period of ten years. This has been stated by Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller, the press service of the company informs. “Gazprom has cooperated and will go on cooperating with Ukraine in accordance with...

    Poroshenko: We demand peace from Russia and ask the world to help us
    Jan21

    Poroshenko: We demand peace from Russia and ask the world to help us

    Ukraine demands peace from Russia and asks the world to help. “We demand peace from Russia and ask the world to help us,” the President said in the interview to the American TV channel CNBC in Davos, the President’s press office informs. He has also informed that the meeting of foreign ministers in the Normandy format is to...

    Ukraine to refuse Russian natural gas purchases, if Gazprom doesn’t set competitive price – Kobolev
    Jan21

    Ukraine to refuse Russian natural gas purchases, if Gazprom doesn’t set competitive price – Kobolev

    Naftogaz buys natural gas from Gazprom under conditions stipulated in “winter package” that are now not competitive with the terms offered by European gas suppliers. A return to old terms will lead to a further decline in Gazprom’s market share in Ukraine. The press service of Naftogaz reported the statement made by head of the...

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