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    This is Ukraine today – December 13: Russia’s actions in the east Ukraine indicate that Kremlin has no long-term strategy or plan
    Dec14

    This is Ukraine today – December 13: Russia’s actions in the east Ukraine indicate that Kremlin has no long-term strategy or plan

    Maidan Community Sector, Lviv: Dear friends! December 13 – China fears that Russia will not be able to meet its obligations due to economic instability. Kremlin’s idea to weaken the dollar by using ruble was not supported by Beijing because Russian currency is too unstable and risky for international payments – as stated by an analyst of...

    Daily Highlights: 13/12/2014
    Dec14

    Daily Highlights: 13/12/2014

    The draft of 2015 Ukrainian state budget was immediately withdrawn from the Parliament for revision. The issuance of the next tranche of stand-by credit depends on the results of the IMF mission. Events in Ukraine ●      President Poroshenko in an interview to ABC News said Ukraine isn’t going to restore the nuclear status. He pointed out that...

    This is Ukraine today – December 12: National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) notes gradual and mutual ceasefire in ATO area
    Dec13

    This is Ukraine today – December 12: National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) notes gradual and mutual ceasefire in ATO area

    Maidan Community Sector, Lviv: Dear friends! December 12 – National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) notes gradual and mutual ceasefire in ATO area, said NSDC spokesman, Andriy Lysenko. December 12 – Russian President Vladimir Putin has held a meeting with permanent members of Russia’s Security Council. The report notes that the meeting...

    Dmitry Tymchuk: Concerning Ukrainian POWs and Hostages
    Dec12

    Dmitry Tymchuk: Concerning Ukrainian POWs and Hostages

    Yesterday, at the meeting of the Verkhovna Rada [Parliamentary] committee in the issues of national security and defense, representatives of the SBU [Security Service of Ukraine], the Ministry of Defense, and the National Guard of Ukraine spoke concerning the situation with the release of prisoners. A definite positive fact is that to date, a...

    National Security and Defense Council: Another “humanitarian” convoy from Russia crossed into Ukraine
    Dec12

    National Security and Defense Council: Another “humanitarian” convoy from Russia crossed into Ukraine

    Kyiv, 12 December 2014 – Yesterday no cases of heavy military equipment, artillery or Grad multiple rocket launcher systems in use were observed in Eastern Ukraine. One Ukrainian serviceman was injured having triggered a trip wire in the area of Pisky town. Illegal armed groups are holding organizational and mobilization measures to create the...

    Daily Highlights: 11/12/2014
    Dec12

    Daily Highlights: 11/12/2014

    The Parliament approved the government’s Program of Action. The US Senate approved a law to provide assistance to Ukraine, which gets a status of a special partner outside the NATO. Russia continues concentrating its troops in Donbass during the announced “Regime of Silence”. Events In Ukraine ●      Deputies approved the government’s...

    This is Ukraine today – December 11: Economic situation in Ukraine is very challenging, but the country is not facing a default
    Dec12

    This is Ukraine today – December 11: Economic situation in Ukraine is very challenging, but the country is not facing a default

    Maidan Community Sector, Lviv: Dear friends! December 11 – Ukraine’s Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko, MP representing “People’s Front” Leonid Yemets, MP representing “Samopomich” Yegor Sobolev and lawyer Tetyana Kozachenko who is also a member of the workgroup on screening corrupt officials, have urgently left...

    National Security and Defense Council: Terrorists violate the “silence regime” – yesterday fired 22 times at positions of Ukrainian forces
    Dec12

    National Security and Defense Council: Terrorists violate the “silence regime” – yesterday fired 22 times at positions of Ukrainian forces

    Kyiv, 11 December 2014 – Silence regime introduced in Donbas resulted in the tension decrease however the situation remains complicated as the terrorists violate the agreements and keep firing at positions of our troops and at populated places. Yesterday anti-terrorist operation (ATO) forces positions were fired upon 22 times. We see the number...

    Dmitry Tymchuk: Concerning the Parliamentary Commission on Ilovaisk
    Dec11

    Dmitry Tymchuk: Concerning the Parliamentary Commission on Ilovaisk

    The very first meeting of the Verkhovna Rada‘s [Ukrainian Parliamentary] Committee on National Security and Defense (of which I am a member) ruled to resume the work of the temporary parliamentary commission of inquiry into the tragic events that led to the death and capture of soldiers of the volunteer battalions and the Armed Forces of Ukraine...

    National Security and Defense Council: Fire was opened 16 times in the ATO zone since the “silence regime” was announced
    Dec11

    National Security and Defense Council: Fire was opened 16 times in the ATO zone since the “silence regime” was announced

    Kyiv, 10 December 2014 – The silence regime established yesterday brought its first results. For the first time in quite a while Ukrainian servicemen in the East did not suffer losses. No cases of Ukrainian servicemen killed or wounded were observed. The number and intensity of shelling in the East of Ukraine decreased. Since the bilateral...

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