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      ‘Putin’s convoy’ may cross Ukraine border on Friday – Red Cross
      Aug21

      ‘Putin’s convoy’ may cross Ukraine border on Friday – Red Cross

      A Russian “humanitarian convoy” of 280 KamAZ trucks may cross the Ukrainian border on Friday after all customs procedures are completed. Head of Operations for Europe and Central Asia at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Laurent Corbaz said this in Moscow on Thursday, a Ukrinform correspondent in Russia reported. He...

      Poroshenko on parliament dissolution: This will happen on Independence Day
      Aug21

      Poroshenko on parliament dissolution: This will happen on Independence Day

      The constitutional grounds for the dissolution of the Verkhovna Rada will come on Independence Day. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said this during his working visit to Mykolaiv on Thursday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “The decisions on the dissolution of the Verkhovna Rada will be taken when there are constitutional grounds....

      Ukraine customs service begins clearance of Russian ‘humanitarian convoy’
      Aug21

      Ukraine customs service begins clearance of Russian ‘humanitarian convoy’

      Ukrainian border guards and customs officers have launched the clearance of Russian humanitarian cargo at the Donetsk checkpoint in the Rostov region, Interfax-Ukraine has reported, citing the State Border Service of Ukraine. “At 14.15, the Ukrainian side started the border and customs clearance of Russian humanitarian cargo,” the...

      Germany could play a key role in ‘Marshall Plan’ for Ukraine – Klimkin
      Aug21

      Germany could play a key role in ‘Marshall Plan’ for Ukraine – Klimkin

      Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has again asked Western countries to provide more support to Ukraine in its conflict with Russia. He said that Ukraine needs a broader assistance plan, a kind of “Marshall Plan,” a key role in which could be played by Germany. He said this in an interview with Express, Deutsche Welle reported...

      Russian propaganda again sees Ukrainian ballistic missiles
      Aug21

      Russian propaganda again sees Ukrainian ballistic missiles

      Russian propaganda released another fake report early on August 21. The Zvezda television and radio company reported that the Ukrainian military shelled the town of Makiyivka in Donetsk region with Tochka-U rockets. Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a...

      Terrorists leave Shchastia without power
      Aug21

      Terrorists leave Shchastia without power

      The town of Shchastia in Luhansk region has remained without power as a result of firing by terrorists. Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing on Thursday. “A power line in Shchastia, which has long been under the control of the Ukrainian...

      NSDC confirms shooting of refugee family by militants
      Aug21

      NSDC confirms shooting of refugee family by militants

      Terrorists have shot another car with refugees in Luhansk region. Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing on Thursday. “The tragedy occurred on August 20, again near the village of Khriashchuvate. According to witnesses, the car was traveling...

      Five Ukrainian servicemen killed, 21 wounded in east Ukraine fighting over past 24 hours
      Aug21

      Five Ukrainian servicemen killed, 21 wounded in east Ukraine fighting over past 24 hours

      Five Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and 21 injured in the Donbas 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 Thursday. “Five Ukrainian military have been killed and 21 have been wounded over the past 24 hours,”...

      Militants shot down Ukrainian Su-24M aircraft, pilots eject
      Aug21

      Militants shot down Ukrainian Su-24M aircraft, pilots eject

      Terrorists have shot down a Ukrainian Su-24M military aircraft in Luhansk region. Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing on Thursday. “Near the village of Novosvitlivka in Luhansk region terrorists shot down a Su-24M plane of the Ukrainian Air...

      Over UAH 2 billion needed to repair roads and bridges in Donbas
      Aug21

      Over UAH 2 billion needed to repair roads and bridges in Donbas

      More than UAH 2.15 billion is needed to restore the infrastructure, damaged or destroyed during fighting in eastern Ukraine. The preliminary cost of repairs in Donetsk region will be UAH 735.1 million and in Luhansk region – UAH 1.423 billion, the Ukravtodor (State Agency of Motor Roads) press service informs. “This is the reference...