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    Poroshenko discusses escalation of Donbas conflict with NATO Secretary General
    Aug25

    Poroshenko discusses escalation of Donbas conflict with NATO Secretary General

    President Petro Poroshenko has held a telephone talk with Secretary General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg, the presidential press service reported. The Ukrainian president informed about the escalation of the situation in Donetsk and Luhansk regions and the growing number of Russian provocations in the occupied Donbas and Crimea, according to the...

    2,504 Ukrainian soldiers killed for over two years of war: Poroshenko
    Aug24

    2,504 Ukrainian soldiers killed for over two years of war: Poroshenko

    A total of 2,504 Ukrainian soldiers were killed defending Ukraine since the beginning of 2014, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said during a speech in the center of Kyiv on the occasion of Ukraine`s Independence Day. ”Looking back on more than two years of war, we can confidently assert that the enemy was not able to implement any strategic...

    Girlfriend of energy watchdog`s head buys $2 mln house just before coal price rises – media
    Aug23

    Girlfriend of energy watchdog`s head buys $2 mln house just before coal price rises – media

    Sleuth journalists from the TV program `Nashi Groshi with Deny Bigus` have revealed that the common-law wife of Dmytro Vovk, 27, chairman of the National Commission of Ukraine for Energy, Housing and Utilities Services Regulation (NCER), in February 2016, acquired a mansion in the village of Ivankovychi outside Kyiv with worth an estimated...

    Ukraine drafts documents calling for UN to deploy peacekeepers in Donbas
    Aug23

    Ukraine drafts documents calling for UN to deploy peacekeepers in Donbas

    Volodymyr Yelchenko, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations has stated that Ukraine has prepared documents calling for the United Nations to send a peacekeeping force to the Donbas region, RBC-Ukraine reported. Yelchenko clarified that the draft documents focus on, in particular, establishing the UN Support Office in the...

    Ukrainian Prosecutor`s Office publishes evidence of Putin adviser`s involvement in war in Ukraine
    Aug22

    Ukrainian Prosecutor`s Office publishes evidence of Putin adviser`s involvement in war in Ukraine

    The Prosecutor General`s Office (PGO) of Ukraine has published evidence of Russian authorities` involvement in the infringement of Ukraine`s territorial integrity and the war of aggression against the country, the PGO press service reported. A key player in the organization of the crimes is Sergey Glazyev, adviser to the president of Russia,...

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 71 times in past day
    Aug21

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 71 times in past day

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 71 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. Additionally, the enemy violated the ceasefire 26 times in the Donetsk sector. ”The most intense situation was in the area of Avdiyivka – the...

    The Washington Post: Russia is now a threat. The U.S. should treat it like one
    Aug20

    The Washington Post: Russia is now a threat. The U.S. should treat it like one

    The next president should recognize that Russia under Vladimir Putin is an authoritarian, kleptocratic regime that poses a serious threat to our values, interests and allies. We should contain and deter Russian aggression by reassuring our NATO allies that we will defend them, fulfilling the collective-defense guarantees of Article 5 and...

    Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns. Because of Ukraine’s money?
    Aug19

    Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns. Because of Ukraine’s money?

    Donald Trump`s campaign chairman Paul Manafort has resigned from his position on the campaign, the Republican presidential nominee said in a statement Friday, according to CNN. ”This morning Paul Manafort offered, and I accepted, his resignation from the campaign,” Trump said. ”I am very appreciative for his great work in helping to get us where...

    WSJ: Russia builds up army near Ukraine border
    Aug19

    WSJ: Russia builds up army near Ukraine border

    Russia is bolstering its military presence on its western border, sending tens of thousands of soldiers to newly built installations within easy striking distance of Ukraine, according to The Wall Street Journal. The moves, which come as Moscow ratchets up confrontation over the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, are a centerpiece of a new military...

    Pyatt: New batch of U.S. aid to arrive in Ukraine soon, no Javelins expected
    Aug19

    Pyatt: New batch of U.S. aid to arrive in Ukraine soon, no Javelins expected

    U.S. Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt says that the United States has provided security assistance to Ukraine to the tune of $600 million, and announces the arrival of a new batch of the aid, according to the Russian-language service of Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL). ”And I`m very proud of what has been achieved – and our military exercise...

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