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    UN Security Council adopts statement on Volnovakha despite Russian delegation pressure, source says
    Jan14

    UN Security Council adopts statement on Volnovakha despite Russian delegation pressure, source says

    The UN Security Council strongly condemned the heinous terrorist shelling of passenger bus near Volnovakha in Donetsk region, killing civilians. The corresponding statement was adopted by the Security Council on Tuesday evening, despite diplomatic resistance from the Russian delegation, an Ukrinform source close to the decision-making processes...

    U.S. to allocate $2 billion in loan guarantees for Ukraine
    Jan14

    U.S. to allocate $2 billion in loan guarantees for Ukraine

    The U.S. government has decided to allocate $2 billion of financial assistance to Ukraine for the successful implementation of reforms. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said this after a meeting with Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Roivas in Kyiv on Tuesday, referring to the statement of the U.S. government, an Ukrinform correspondent...

    Court acquits “Vasylkiv terrorists”
    Jan14

    Court acquits “Vasylkiv terrorists”

    The Court of Appeal of Kyiv Region dismissed charges and closed the case against the so-called “Vasylkiv terrorists”, MP from the Radical Party of Ukraine Ihor Mosiychuk posted on Facebook. “The Court of Appeal of Kyiv Region has fully acquitted me, Serhiy Bevza and Volodymyr Shpara, and closed the case of the so-called...

    Ukrainian military repel attack of militants near Mariupol
    Jan14

    Ukrainian military repel attack of militants near Mariupol

    Ukrainian military successfully repelled a number of terrorist attacks in Hnutove village near Mariupol, Donetsk region, Information Ressistance group leader Dmytro Tymchuk posted on his Facebook page. “Hours-long infantry combat using mortars and cannon artillery lasted in Hnutove village near Mariupol. Several units of terrorists carried...

    National Security and Defense Council: Ukrainian servicemen neutralized a subversive group
    Jan13

    National Security and Defense Council: Ukrainian servicemen neutralized a subversive group

    Kyiv, 13 January 2015 – The situation in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) is becoming more tenuous. In the past twenty-four hours, pro-Russian militants fired a total of 84 times at Ukrainian military positions in 33 localities. The militants used artillery, tanks and Grad multiple rocket launcher systems. Ukrainian servicemen strictly comply...

    ATO forces fired 47 times for last 12 hours
    Jan13

    ATO forces fired 47 times for last 12 hours

    Militants have fired ATO forces for 47 times today, chief of the Command Center of the Armed Forces of Ukraine General Bohdan Bondar said, while speaking from the rostrum of the Verkhovna Rada. “Since six o’clock in the morning till the present moment (as of 4:55 p.m. -Ed.) there have been 47 attacks,” he said. According to him,...

    Two deputy associations created in Verkhovna Rada
    Jan13

    Two deputy associations created in Verkhovna Rada

    Two interfactional associations have been registered in Ukraine’s Parliament. Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Volodymyr Hroisman said this, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. According to him, MPs created an interfactional deputy association named “For National Patriotic Education”, headed by MP Ihor Artiushenko and...

    Ukraine’s Parliament to hear General Staff representative’s Donbas report on Tuesday
    Jan13

    Ukraine’s Parliament to hear General Staff representative’s Donbas report on Tuesday

    A General Staff representative has to speak at the Ukraine’s Parliament session on Tusday. The speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Volodymyr Hroisman announced the news opening the evening session. ” A representative of the General Staff has to come at 16.45 inform us about the situation in the Donbas conflict zone,” he said. However,...

    Yatseniuk urges local authorities to adopt budgets as soon as possible
    Jan13

    Yatseniuk urges local authorities to adopt budgets as soon as possible

    Local budgets of various levels for 2015 should be adopted as soon as possible. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said this during a telephone conference with the heads of regional state administrations on Tuesday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “I ask all Ukrainian regions to accelerate the process and immediately adopt...

    Kolomoisky deprived of control over Ukrnafta
    Jan13

    Kolomoisky deprived of control over Ukrnafta

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has adopted amendments to the law on joint stock companies regarding the reduction of the interest rate, required for a quorum. 230 MPs voted for the corresponding bill No. 1310, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. In particular, the draft law stipulates that the general meeting of a joint stock company, the...

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