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    Gas transit through Ukraine grows by 67%
    Dec04

    Gas transit through Ukraine grows by 67%

    Natural gas transit through the Ukrainian gas transportation system in the Balkan direction grew by 66.5% last week, the press service of PJSC Ukrtransgaz has reported. In particular, 50.82 million cubic meters of gas was transported on December 1 and 56.32 million cubic meters on December 2, which is 83% of the capacity of this route. In...

    Russia: Grozny under attack
    Dec04

    Russia: Grozny under attack

    At night, on the 4th of December 2014 in the center of Chechen Republic Grozny between Russian army and police, and Chechen rebels began the fight. The rebels call Grozny Dzhokhar–gala (Dzhokhar`s ciy) in honor of the first President of Chechen Republic of Ichkeria Dzhokhar Dudaev. They consider that Russians are the occupiers and the local head...

    Klimkin: OSCE risks sliding into oblivion due to inaction
    Dec04

    Klimkin: OSCE risks sliding into oblivion due to inaction

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has said that the OSCE risks sinking into oblivion as an organization that is not able to effectively address modern security challenges. To avoid this, the OSCE should be more decisive in finding solutions to current and future crises, Klimkin said at the 21st OSCE Ministerial Council meeting in the Swiss...

    6,000-10,000 Russian troops fighting in Donbas
    Dec04

    6,000-10,000 Russian troops fighting in Donbas

    Some 6,000-10,000 Russian servicemen are fighting against Ukrainian troops in Donbas. A representative of the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, Major-General Oleksandr Rozmaznin, said this at a press conference at the Ukrainian Crisis Media Center, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “Today 32,400 people are fighting in Donbas,...

    Situation in Ukraine’s eastern regions. Map
    Dec04

    Situation in Ukraine’s eastern regions. Map

    The situation in eastern Ukraine remains tense. Despite the declared ceasefire, terrorists continue to shell Ukrainian army positions. The map that reflects the situation in Donbas as of 12.00 on December 4 has been released by the information and analytical center of the National Security and Defense Council.

    28 committees and two special commissions may be in Rada
    Dec04

    28 committees and two special commissions may be in Rada

    28 parliamentary committees and two special commissions are planned to be created in the Verkhovna Rada. MP Mykola Tomenko told reporters, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “By this moment, until we had not decided about a new committee, 27 committees remain plus one or two commissions. In other words, maximum there may be 28 plus two,” the...

    Brok thinks debate on Ukraine’s accession to NATO is counterproductive
    Dec04

    Brok thinks debate on Ukraine’s accession to NATO is counterproductive

    Chairman of the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee Elmar Brok has said that the question of accession of Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia to NATO is now not on the agenda. This is stated in a statement by the German politician, a Ukrinform correspondent in Brussels reported. “Now this is not the time to discuss the membership...

    Opposition Bloc claims for three committees
    Dec04

    Opposition Bloc claims for three committees

    The Opposition Bloc claims for three parliamentary committees, such as regulation, freedom of speech and human rights committees. MP from the Opposition Bloc Serhiy Liovochkin told reporters on the parliament’s sidelines, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “Primarily, this is the regulation, freedom of speech and human rights committee,” he...

    Poland ratifies Ukraine’s Association Agreement with EU – Poroshenko
    Dec04

    Poland ratifies Ukraine’s Association Agreement with EU – Poroshenko

    Poland’s Senate has just ratified the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko wrote this on his Twitter page. “The Senate of Poland, in the presence of the Ukrainian delegation, has just ratified the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU. 100% – FOR....

    Batkivshchyna gets  three committees in Verkhovna Rada
    Dec04

    Batkivshchyna gets three committees in Verkhovna Rada

    Representatives of the All-Ukrainian Association Batkivshchyna will head three parliamentary committees. MP Andriy Kozhemiakin told about such an agreement to reporters on the parliament’s sidelines, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “Batkivshchyna got three committees during the distribution,” the MP said. He specified that the matter...

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