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    Candidates for ministers will speak in Verkhovna Rada
    Dec02

    Candidates for ministers will speak in Verkhovna Rada

    Candidates for the posts of ministers will speak in the Verkhovna Rada at 16:00. Yatseniuk’s Press Secretary Olha Lappo told reporters, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “I announce that candidates to positions of ministers will speak in the parliament’s session hall at 16:00,” she said.

    Two more soldiers killed in anti-terrorist operation zone
    Dec02

    Two more soldiers killed in anti-terrorist operation zone

    Two Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and four more have been wounded in the area of the anti-terrorist operation in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours. Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing on Tuesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported....

    Yatseniuk promises to form government by end of day
    Dec02

    Yatseniuk promises to form government by end of day

    Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk promises that the government membership will be formed by the end of Tuesday, December 2. He told a briefing in the Verkhovna Rada, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “I have just received a presentation of the coalition of deputies’ factions for appointment of the Cabinet members. According to Article 83 of...

    Situation in Ukraine’s eastern regions. Map
    Dec02

    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 2 has been released by the information and analytical center of the National Security and Defense Council.

    Coalition does not agree on committees
    Dec02

    Coalition does not agree on committees

    An issue has not been decided yet on distribution of committees in the Verkhovna Rada. MP from the Samopomich Yehor Sobolev told journalists on the Verkhovna Rada sidelines. “We are now stuck on the important debate – the President’s and the Prime Minister’s forces insist that Khomutynnyk, Yeremeyev and the Opposition Bloc...

    South Stream project closed – Miller
    Dec02

    South Stream project closed – Miller

    Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller has said that there will be no return to the South Stream gas pipeline project, according to RIA Novosti. “The project is closed. This is it,” Miller said, when asked whether any final decision on South Stream will be made. Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that under current conditions Russia...

    Hryvnia on interbank no higher than 15 UAH/USD
    Dec02

    Hryvnia on interbank no higher than 15 UAH/USD

    The average weighted hryvnia rate on the interbank currency market at 11:00 a.m. was 14.9693 UAH/USD on Tuesday, December 2. These data are published on the National Bank of Ukraine website. According to information of the system reflecting the interbank market, trading in the hryvnia on Tuesday opened with quotations at 15.05/15.42 UAH/USD. The...

    Public debt reduces by USD 1.3 billion over month
    Dec02

    Public debt reduces by USD 1.3 billion over month

    Total public (direct) and publicly guaranteed debt of Ukraine as of October 31 was USD 72.994 billion – USD 1.3 billion less than a month earlier. The press service of the Finance Ministry informs. In particular, the public debt of Ukraine as of October 31 was USD 62.523 billion. Of this amount, domestic public debt was USD 30.905 billion,...

    OSCE reports on eight convoys with military equipment near Snizhne
    Dec02

    OSCE reports on eight convoys with military equipment near Snizhne

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (OSCE SMM) to Ukraine has spotted near Snizhne eight different convoys with military equipment, which moved in the direction from and to the city of Donetsk. This is stated in a daily report by the OSCE SMM published on December 1, Ukrinform reported. “Whilst travelling to the city of Snizhne,...

    Moscow prepares ninth “humanitarian convoy”
    Dec02

    Moscow prepares ninth “humanitarian convoy”

    The Russian Emergency Ministry prepares the next batch of the so-called humanitarian aid for Donbas. Deputy Chief of the National Crisis Management Center for emergency response of the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defense, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters Sergey Vorontsov told this at the...

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