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    Kremlin wants 100% guarantee that Ukraine won’t join NATO
    Nov19

    Kremlin wants 100% guarantee that Ukraine won’t join NATO

    Russia has called for “a 100% guarantee that no-one would think about Ukraine joining NATO.” Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said this in an interview with the BBC. According to Peskov, nobody has yet given such a guarantee, and this situation makes Moscow worry, makes it “troubled” and forces it to take...

    Nearly $1.5 bln on accounts of Yanukovych partners blocked
    Nov19

    Nearly $1.5 bln on accounts of Yanukovych partners blocked

    The total amount of the blocked funds on the accounts of 44 non-resident companies controlled by the “family” of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych is $1.42 billion, including $1.37 billion frozen in Ukraine and $49.51 million abroad. The State Service for Financial Monitoring of Ukraine has received such since March 2014,...

    Last night tense at Donetsk airport
    Nov19

    Last night tense at Donetsk airport

    The battle for the Donetsk airport, which is defended by Ukrainian soldiers, continued last night, the press center for the anti-terrorist operation has reported. “The battle for the Donetsk airport continued last night. Despite numerous attempts by terrorists to capture this strategic site, Ukrainian soldiers are holding [this...

    Steinmeier says separation of conflicting parties in Donbas ‘close enough’
    Nov19

    Steinmeier says separation of conflicting parties in Donbas ‘close enough’

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has said that the separation of territories of the conflicting parties in Donbas is a primary task that must be fulfilled within the Minsk agreements. He said this at a press conference in Moscow on Tuesday after a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Ukrinform’s correspondent...

    Two Ukrainian servicemen killed in Donbas
    Nov19

    Two Ukrainian servicemen killed in Donbas

    Two Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and 13 more have been injured in battles with terrorists over the past 24 hours, the press center for the anti-terrorist operation has reported. “Ukraine has lost two soldiers in battles with terrorists over the past 24 hours, and 13 more have sustained various injuries,” reads the report. The...

    National Security and Defense Council: Number of militants’ offences decreased overs past 24 hours
    Nov18

    National Security and Defense Council: Number of militants’ offences decreased overs past 24 hours

    18 November 2014 – Situation in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) zone tends to become more complicated. Militants continue firing at ATO forces positions, Russian troops and terrorists’ gangs continue their redeployment along the delimitation line with the so-called “Donetsk” and “Luhansk people’s republic”. Over the past day the general number...

    Ukraine invites international observers to monitor gas transit from Russia
    Nov18

    Ukraine invites international observers to monitor gas transit from Russia

    Ukraine is ready to attract international observers to monitor and control the volume of Russian gas supplied to Europe. Naftogaz of Ukraine CEO Andriy Kobolev said this in Brussels on Tuesday, a Ukrinform correspondent in Brussels reported. “The Western media have been discussing for several months whether there are Russian troops in...

    Industrial production in Ukraine shrinks by 9.4% in ten months
    Nov18

    Industrial production in Ukraine shrinks by 9.4% in ten months

    Industrial production in Ukraine in January-October 2014 shrank by 9.4% compared to the same period last year, the State Statistics Service of Ukraine has reported. According to the service, in October 2014, industrial production grew by 7.5% compared to the previous month, but fell by 16.3% compared with October 2013. As reported, in September...

    NATO: Russia continues to send troops and weapons into Ukraine
    Nov18

    NATO: Russia continues to send troops and weapons into Ukraine

    Russia continues to destabilize the situation in eastern Ukraine, sends troops and heavy weapons into Donbas and does not comply with the Minsk agreements. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said this before a meeting of the EU foreign ministers (defense) in Brussels on Tuesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “We see that Russia...

    Poroshenko, Steinmeier discuss possibility of Weimar format of talks on Donbas
    Nov18

    Poroshenko, Steinmeier discuss possibility of Weimar format of talks on Donbas

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier discussed in Kyiv on Tuesday the possibility of holding negotiations on the settlement of the situation in Donbas in the Weimar format – involving Germany, Poland and France, the presidential press service has reported. “In the context of...

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