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    Situation in Donbas conflict zone tense – 50 attacks over past 24 hours
    Nov27

    Situation in Donbas conflict zone tense – 50 attacks over past 24 hours

    Terrorists have violated the terms of the ceasefire in the Donbas conflict zone 50 times over the past 24 hours, the press center for the anti-terrorist operation has reported. “Over the past 24 hours the situation in the area of the anti-terrorist operation has remained tense. Militants and Russian mercenaries do not leave attempts to...

    Poroshenko had a hard talk with Putin – media
    Nov27

    Poroshenko had a hard talk with Putin – media

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko had a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin on November 26. At 22:00, journalists who were waiting for the completion of a meeting of the Bloc of Petro Poroshenko faction saw Russian Ambassador to Ukraine Mikhail Zurabov leaving the building of the Presidential Administration, the...

    Terrorists kill two civilians
    Nov27

    Terrorists kill two civilians

    Two civilians have been killed and eight more have been wounded over the past 24 hours as a result of terrorist shelling in Donbas, the press center for the anti-terrorist operation has reported. “Over the past 24 hours the anti-terrorist operation headquarters has received reports of two deceased and eight wounded civilians. Bandits fired...

    National Security and Defense Council: 2 convoys of equipment from Russia are moving in Luhansk direction through “Izvaryne” border crossing point
    Nov27

    National Security and Defense Council: 2 convoys of equipment from Russia are moving in Luhansk direction through “Izvaryne” border crossing point

    Kyiv, 26 November 2014 – Situation in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) zone remains tense. Within the last day Russian mercenaries held massive shelling at the Debaltseve, Donetsk and Luhansk directions and in the Bakhmutka road area. Analysis of the data received testifies for possible intensification of combat actions at Lysychansk and...

    Government sacks deputy minister for permitting electricity imports from Russia
    Nov26

    Government sacks deputy minister for permitting electricity imports from Russia

    The Cabinet of Ministers at a meeting on Wednesday dismissed Ukrainian Deputy Energy and Coal Industry Minister Vadym Ulyda. Minister of the Cabinet of Ministers Ostap Semerak told this to reporters on Wednesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “We responded to the Energy and Coal Industry Ministry’s decision to approve...

    Russian special services planned to hijack military aircraft in Mykolaiv – SBU
    Nov26

    Russian special services planned to hijack military aircraft in Mykolaiv – SBU

    The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has detained a resident of Mykolaiv recruited by the Russian special services who had to get into contact with a military pilot and persuade him into hijacking a plane from the Kulbakyne airport. SBU spokesperson Olena Hitlianska said this at a briefing on Wednesday. “The Russian special forces tasked...

    Yatseniuk still believes in Minsk agreements
    Nov26

    Yatseniuk still believes in Minsk agreements

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk has said he is convinced that the Minsk agreements may still lead to a peaceful settlement of the situation in Donbas. He said this at a cabinet meeting on Wednesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “The Minsk protocol is a 12-point plan that can still bring peace to Ukraine and stop Russian...

    Activity of militants in southern Ukraine declines
    Nov26

    Activity of militants in southern Ukraine declines

    A decline in the activity of pro-Russian militants has been recorded in the southern direction, because they are quickly eliminated by Ukrainian security forces. Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing on Wednesday, a Ukrinform correspondent...

    Over 500 people dismissed from government under lustration law – Yatseniuk
    Nov26

    Over 500 people dismissed from government under lustration law – Yatseniuk

    Over 500 people have already been dismissed from the Cabinet of Ministers under the law on the cleansing of power (lustration). Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said this, while opening a government meeting on Wednesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “We have held several stages of lustration. During the first stage, about...

    Russia brings two more military columns to Ukraine
    Nov26

    Russia brings two more military columns to Ukraine

    Russia continues direct support for terrorist activities by supplying militants in Ukraine with equipment and personnel. National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing in Kyiv on Wednesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “Two columns of military equipment...

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