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    UN Security Council meets on Ukraine
    Jan21

    UN Security Council meets on Ukraine

    On Wednesday, January 21, the UN Security Council will meet to discuss the situation in Ukraine, permanent representative of Ukraine to the UN Yuriy Sergeyev posted on his Twitter. “The whole team of the Mission of Ukraine to the United Nations is preparing for the responsible meeting of the Security Council on Wednesday. We prepare...

    National Security and Defense Council:Fierce combats are on at the Donetsk airport
    Jan20

    National Security and Defense Council:Fierce combats are on at the Donetsk airport

    Kyiv, 20 January 2015 – Fierce combats are on at the Donetsk airport. The airport’s runway has been completely put out of action. Ukrainian units are firmly holding the defense, inflicting heavy losses in manpower and equipment on the militants. The operation is ongoing. Despite all preliminary agreements Ukrainian military units were attacked by...

    Klimkin to present evidence of Russia’s attempts to disrupt Minsk agreements
    Jan20

    Klimkin to present evidence of Russia’s attempts to disrupt Minsk agreements

    Ukraine’s foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin assures that Ukraine will provide evidence of Russia’s attempts to disrupt the Minsk agreements at the meetings of the Council of Ministers of the Council of Europe, the UN Security Council and the OSCE Permanent Council. He has announced this at a press briefing on Tuesday, an Ukrinform...

    Savchenko continues hunger strike even after sister’s visit
    Jan20

    Savchenko continues hunger strike even after sister’s visit

    Ukrainian pilot, Ukraine’s Parliament member, Nadiya Savchenko who is now in a pre-trial cell in Moscow prison continues her hunger strike even after her sister Vira visited her. Her lawyer Mark Geygin twitted the news. “Vira left the pre-trial prison-6 after she visited Nadiya. Savchenko will not stop her hunger strike. Now only the...

    Bridge in Volnovakha direction blown up
    Jan20

    Bridge in Volnovakha direction blown up

    The bridge under a freight train traveling to Volnovakha has been blown up in Zaporizhzhia region, spokeswoman of Zaporizhzhia region prosecutor Marianna Piskunova has told an Ukrinform correspondent. “Prosecutor of Zaporizhzhia region Oleksandr Shatsky immediately went to Rozivka district, where at 15:20 near village Kuznetsovka a freight...

    Hontareva, Jaresko, Abromavicius to participate in World Economic Forum in Davos
    Jan20

    Hontareva, Jaresko, Abromavicius to participate in World Economic Forum in Davos

    Besides President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine’s finance minister Natalie Jaresko, economy minister Aivaras Abromavicius and NBU governor Valeria Hontareva will deliver speeches at the World Economic Forum in Davos. This has been announced by deputy chairman of the Presidential Administration Dmytro Shymkiv at a briefing in Kyiv, an...

    Russian VTB Bank to increase its Ukrainian subsidiaries capital by four bln
    Jan20

    Russian VTB Bank to increase its Ukrainian subsidiaries capital by four bln

    VTB Group is preparing a decision to increase the capital of its Ukrainian subsidiaries PJSC VTB Bank and JSC BM Bank by UAH 4 billion. “The Group plan to complete the necessary corporate procedures to increase capital of the banks in the first quarter of 2015. The total amount of the capital increase will be up to UAH 4 billion (about $...

    Foreign Ministers to meet in Normandy format in Berlin on Wednesday
    Jan20

    Foreign Ministers to meet in Normandy format in Berlin on Wednesday

    Foreign Ministers from Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine (Normandy format) will hold another round of talks to resolve the crisis in eastern Ukraine in Berlin on Wednesday, January 21. Ukrinform received the information from German diplomatic circles.”Talks will be held tomorrow in the evening,” an agency’s official said. As a...

    Ex-finance minister Kolobov, ex-PM Azarov arrested in absentia
    Jan20

    Ex-finance minister Kolobov, ex-PM Azarov arrested in absentia

    The Pechersky district court of Kyiv has delivered a judgment on taking former Ukrainian prime minister Mykola Azarov and former finance minister Yuri Kolobov into custody. This has been announced by the press service of the Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. “January 19, 2015, upon the motion...

    800 Russian military invade Ukraine on Monday
    Jan20

    800 Russian military invade Ukraine on Monday

    On Monday, about 800 Russian military as part of two battalion task groups invaded the Ukrainian territory, ATO speaker Andriy Lysenko has announced at a briefing. “Two battalion task groups, each of them consisting of 400 people, entered the territory of Ukraine at a section of the border, which was still not controlled, in the direction...

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