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    Militants shell Ukrainian positions 52 times over past 24 hours
    Dec02

    Militants shell Ukrainian positions 52 times over past 24 hours

    Terrorists have made 52 attacks on the positions of the Ukrainian anti-terrorist operation forces over the past 24 hours, using artillery and mortars, the press center for the anti-terrorist operation has reported. In particular, militants shelled with artillery the settlements of Donetske, Popasna, Stary Aidar, Krymske, Makarove, Shchastia,...

    Poroshenko asks European Investment Bank to help Donbas
    Dec02

    Poroshenko asks European Investment Bank to help Donbas

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has offered President of the European Investment Bank Werner Hoyer to consider the possibility of providing financial and humanitarian support to Donetsk and Luhansk regions affected by the actions of militants, the presidential press service has reported. “It’s essential for Ukraine to get this...

    West should give Ukraine another $15 bln – FT
    Dec02

    West should give Ukraine another $15 bln – FT

    The IMF and Western donors should provide another $15 billion to Ukraine in order to settle the situation in Ukraine, since sanctions against Russia do not seem a sufficiently effective instrument of deterrence with respect to Russian President Vladimir Putin. This is stated in an article published in Britain’s Financial Times newspaper, a...

    Russia pulls tanks to Stanytsia Luhanska
    Dec02

    Russia pulls tanks to Stanytsia Luhanska

    The enemy is sending “batches” of three or four armored vehicles, including tanks, into the area of Stanytsia Luhanska, close to the border with Russia. Information Resistance group leader Dmytro Tymchuk reported this on his Facebook page. “Armored vehicles are moving from the border with Russia, under the cover of artillery...

    Daily Highlights: 12/01/2014
    Dec02

    Daily Highlights: 12/01/2014

    Negotiations on forming a new Cabinet are on the finishing line. Fierce fighting continues in the Donetsk airport. The new head of the European Parliament Tusk expressed support for Ukraine. Ukraine ●      President Poroshenko has abolished Constituent Assembly created by ex-president Yanukowich. ●      Foreigners, whom “Block of Petro...

    Military updates, 12/01
    Dec02

    Military updates, 12/01

    In the past 24 hours, Russian-terrorist forces have committed some 40 attacks. In particular, in the areas of: • Luhansk – 17 attacks; • Donetsk – 15; • Debaltseve – 5; • Mariupol – 3; • Hranitne – 1. In the area of Avdiivka and Opytne, Ukrainian artillery inflicted a series of pre-emptive strikes on the Russian-terrorist troops’ lines...

    EU admits strengthening of sanctions against Russia
    Dec01

    EU admits strengthening of sanctions against Russia

    The European Union will strengthen sanctions against Russia if the situation in eastern Ukraine deteriorates. EU Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn said this at a meeting of the European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs, which was held in Brussels on Monday, a Ukrinform...

    National Security and Defense Council: Militants intensified their activities after the Russian “humanitarian convoy” arrived
    Dec01

    National Security and Defense Council: Militants intensified their activities after the Russian “humanitarian convoy” arrived

    Kyiv, 1 December 2014 – In the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) zone intensity of shelling and of the enemy’s attacks increased while at the same time the number of militants decreased. On the roads in Rostov region of the Russian Federation there’s an increase of movement of Russian military equipment without insignia towards the Ukrainian border....

    Ukraine needs integration into NATO – Kravchuk
    Dec01

    Ukraine needs integration into NATO – Kravchuk

    Ukraine should seek protection from the outside as it has an aggressive neighbor – Russia. First Ukrainian President Leonid Kravchuk said this at a press conference at Ukrinform on Monday, an agency reporter said. “I do not exclude the possibility that we have to prepare ourselves – to prepare force, weapons, people and switch...

    Ukrainian, Russian military come to airport to negotiate on “silence”
    Dec01

    Ukrainian, Russian military come to airport to negotiate on “silence”

    With the aim of the settlement of the crisis situation that formed in the area of the Donetsk airport, measures are taken by the common center for control and coordination of the ceasefire. The ATO press center informed. “Today, in the morning, heads of Ukrainian and Russian sides of the common center went to the designated district. The...

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