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    Poroshenko orders law enforcement officers to ensure ‘day of silence’
    Dec04

    Poroshenko orders law enforcement officers to ensure ‘day of silence’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has discussed with the heads of law enforcement agencies the measures to ensure the implementation of the Minsk agreements on a “day of silence” in Donbas, which is due to start on December 9. The meeting took place on the eve of the Day of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, which is marked on December...

    Another three MPs sworn in
    Dec04

    Another three MPs sworn in

    In parliament on Thursday, three more people’s deputies took the oath of allegiance to Ukraine. As reported by a Ukrinform correspondent, the oath was made by Davyd Makarian (Bloc of Petro Poroshenko), Dmytro Stetsenko (People’s Front) and Yuriy Chyzhmar (Radical Party by Oleh Liashko).

    Government reserves half a billion hryvnias for IDPs
    Dec04

    Government reserves half a billion hryvnias for IDPs

    The Ukrainian government has found additional funds to help internally displaced persons (IDPs), reserving half a billion hryvnias for this purpose. Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister and Culture Minister Viacheslav Kyrylenko said this at a press conference on Thursday, Ukrinform’s correspondent reports. “The government has already spent...

    Import from Russia cut by half
    Dec04

    Import from Russia cut by half

    Ukrainian export to Russia reduced by 32% in January-November this year, and the fall of imports made up 50%. Deputy Head of the State Fiscal Service Anatoliy Makarenko told a briefing in Kyiv Thursday, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “Ukrainian import is distributed as follows: 39% – the European Union countries, we state the fall at...

    Generals holding talks in Donetsk region at president’s request – Poltorak
    Dec04

    Generals holding talks in Donetsk region at president’s request – Poltorak

    The joint center for controlling and coordinating issues of the ceasefire and stabilizing the contact line between the parties is operating at the request of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to find a mechanism for the implementation of the Minsk agreements. Ukraine’s Defense Minister Colonel General Stepan Poltorak told this to...

    Next column of Russian tanks crosses border
    Dec04

    Next column of Russian tanks crosses border

    Next column of Russian armored vehicles, consisting of eight tanks and three self-propelled vehicles, probably Akatsia, crossed the Ukrainian-Russian border in Donetsk region, at the sector not controlled by the Ukrainian side. A witness told Ukrinform. “This morning, about 10:00 a.m., a column of military vehicles of eight tanks and three...

    Almost thousand foreigners fighting on Ukraine’s side – General Staff
    Dec04

    Almost thousand foreigners fighting on Ukraine’s side – General Staff

    A thousand foreigners are fighting on the side of Ukraine in the antiterrorist operation in the east of the country and all of them are members of volunteer battalions. A representative of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Major-General Oleksandr Rozmaznin, said this at a press conference in the Ukrainian Crisis Media Center,...

    Slovak gas import will grow by third in December
    Dec04

    Slovak gas import will grow by third in December

    Ukraine plans from December 15 to increase capacity for receiving natural from Slovakia to 40 million cu m a day. Ukrtransgas CEO Ihor Prokopiv said, Terminal website informs. “There is the whole program on the reverse. Already December 15, we will get approximately 40 million cu m a day,” he said adding that this will become possible thanks to...

    Experience of foreign ministers can break on our realities – expert
    Dec04

    Experience of foreign ministers can break on our realities – expert

    European experience in managing a business space by newly appointed foreign ministers may “break” on Ukrainian realities that require allocation of significant resources to the defense sector. This opinion was voiced by director of the information-consulting company Defense Express Serhiy Zgurets at a press conference on Thursday, a...

    Russia used cluster munitions in Ukraine – General Staff
    Dec04

    Russia used cluster munitions in Ukraine – General Staff

    Russia used cluster munitions in Ukraine and now wants to blame Ukraine for that. A representative of the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, Major-General Oleksandr Rozmaznin, said this at a press conference in the Ukrainian Crisis Media Center, Ukrinform’s correspondent reports. “The Russian Federation at one time, due to...

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