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      Foreign ministry prepares documents to ratify association deal
      Jul23

      Foreign ministry prepares documents to ratify association deal

      Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry in the coming days will give for consideration by the President of Ukraine documents for ratification of the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement, acting Director of the Foreign Ministry’s Information Policy Department Vasyl Zvarych told reporters in Kyiv on Wednesday. “As of today, the Foreign Ministry...

      Police checking Shoigu’s involvement in transfer of Buk missile system to terrorists
      Jul23

      Police checking Shoigu’s involvement in transfer of Buk missile system to terrorists

      The Ukrainian Interior Ministry is checking reports that Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu could be directly involved in the transfer to terrorists of a Buk anti-aircraft missile system that was used to shoot down a Malaysian passenger plane in eastern Ukraine. The Ukrainian interior minister’s adviser, Anton Herashchenko, said this at...

      Gas reverse flows to Ukraine halved as Gazprom pressurizing European companies
      Jul23

      Gas reverse flows to Ukraine halved as Gazprom pressurizing European companies

      The flow of reverse gas supplies to Ukraine has halved due to Gazprom’s pressure on the suppliers, Ukraine’s Minister of Energy and Coal Industry Yuriy Prodan told reporters on Wednesday. “Today, there is a reduction of the reverse gas flow. We think this is due to certain operations of Gazprom – have you heard the threats that...

      Terrorists want to use children as ‘human shield’ – NSDC
      Jul23

      Terrorists want to use children as ‘human shield’ – NSDC

      Terrorists are planning to use children as a “human shield” to restore the supply of ammunition, weapons and equipment, the lack of what was triggered by the recent successful actions of the Ukrainian security forces. The spokesman for the information and analytical center of the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC),...

      ATO: Two Ukrainian Su-25 warplanes shot down on border with Russia
      Jul23

      ATO: Two Ukrainian Su-25 warplanes shot down on border with Russia

      Militants have shot down in the south of Luhansk region two Ukrainian Su-25 fighter planes that performed tasks on covering the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) forces from air, ATO spokesman Vladyslav Selezniov has said. “Two Su-25 planes (they work in pairs) performed the task on covering the ATO forces from air. Pro-Russian militants fired...

      Special commission to look for financiers of terrorism in Ukraine
      Jul23

      Special commission to look for financiers of terrorism in Ukraine

      Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk has instructed the Interior Ministry, in cooperation with the Security Service of Ukraine and the Prosecutor General’s Office, to create a special commission to investigate the involvement of citizens and companies in the financing of terrorism in Ukraine. Yatseniuk said this at a Cabinet of...

      Secret services have info on all terrorists’ anti-aircraft systems – NSDC
      Jul23

      Secret services have info on all terrorists’ anti-aircraft systems – NSDC

      Ukrainian intelligence services have full information about the location of anti-aircraft missile systems, which are in service of the militants, the spokesman for the information and analytical center of the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC), Andriy Lysenko, said this at a briefing on Wednesday. “We understand that the...

      Russian troops encamped in Kursk region near border with Ukraine – NSDC
      Jul23

      Russian troops encamped in Kursk region near border with Ukraine – NSDC

      Units of the Russian army set a field camp near the Ukrainian border near the settlement of Kruglenkoe in Kursk region. The spokesman for the information and analytical center of the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC), Andriy Lysenko, said this at a briefing on Wednesday. “It has been established that in the area of the...

      Russian troops simulated attack on border with Chernihiv region
      Jul23

      Russian troops simulated attack on border with Chernihiv region

      Russian military hardware on Tuesday simulated an attack on the border with Ukraine, opposite Chernihiv region. Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing in Kyiv on Wednesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “Yesterday there was another provocation on the part of the Russian...

      No casualties in ATO forces over past 24 hours – NSDC
      Jul23

      No casualties in ATO forces over past 24 hours – NSDC

      Over the past 24 hours no Ukrainian serviceman has been killed in the area of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO), the spokesman for the information and analytical center of the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC), Andriy Lysenko, said this at a briefing on Wednesday. “Over the past day we have not lost any...