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      Any convoys without Red Cross mandate viewed as aggressive forces – NSDC
      Aug13

      Any convoys without Red Cross mandate viewed as aggressive forces – NSDC

      Foreign convoys that are accompanied by the military and do not have a Red Cross mandate will be viewed by Ukraine as aggression and will get an adequate response. Ukrainian National Security and Defence Council (NSDC) Information and Analysis Center spokesman Andriy Lysenko told this to reporters in Kyiv on Wednesday. “Any convoys that are...

      Terrorists are retreating – NSDC
      Aug13

      Terrorists are retreating – NSDC

      Under the pressure from the Armed Forces of Ukraine, terrorists are retreating, firing positions of the ATO forces. Spokesman of the NSDC Information-Analytical Center Andriy Lysenko told a briefing. “Ukrainian military lead an active attack on the outskirts of Donetsk. It allowed narrowing a ring around the city and cutting off the ways,...

      International financial institutions allowed on Ukrainian stock market
      Aug13

      International financial institutions allowed on Ukrainian stock market

      The Cabinet took a decision, which enable international financial institutions to perform operations on the stock market of Ukraine, in particular, to issue bonds. Minister of the Cabinet of Ministers Ostap Semerak told after the government meeting Wednesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “As for decisions, which the government took for the...

      Almost 500 families in Donetsk region left without homes after shelling – NSDC
      Aug13

      Almost 500 families in Donetsk region left without homes after shelling – NSDC

      As a result of terrorist attacks in Donetsk region, more than a thousand people have been left homeless, Ukrainian National Security and Defence Council (NSDC) Information and Analysis Center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said at a press briefing in Kyiv on Wednesday. “According to latest reports, in Donetsk region 300 homes are completely...

      Death toll in Ukraine’s east reaches over 2,000 – UN
      Aug13

      Death toll in Ukraine’s east reaches over 2,000 – UN

      Over the past two weeks the death toll in the Ukrainian conflict has almost doubled to more than 2,000 people, UN human rights spokeswoman Cecile Pouilly said at a press conference on Wednesday, according to Reuters. “The estimated death toll in the Ukraine conflict nearly doubled to at least 2,086 as of Aug. 10 from 1,129 on July 26,” she said....

      Government gives money for apartments to families of killed enforcers
      Aug13

      Government gives money for apartments to families of killed enforcers

      The government took a decision about allocation of UAH 23 million for the purchase of housing for families of enforcers killed in the ATO area. Minister of the Cabinet of Ministers Ostap Semerak told by results of the government meeting Wednesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “Another decision on maximum provision of families of servicemen,...

      Rada may allow Ukrainian stockbreeders to European market Thursday
      Aug13

      Rada may allow Ukrainian stockbreeders to European market Thursday

      The law on certification is expected to be submitted to the Verkhovna Rada Thursday, which will open access for Ukrainian animal products to the European market. Agricultural Policy Minister Ihor Shvaika told a briefing, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “The law on registration and identification of animals is planned to be submitted to the...

      Putin to try to stage armed coup in Ukraine, defence minister’s advisor says
      Aug13

      Putin to try to stage armed coup in Ukraine, defence minister’s advisor says

      After the war, Russian President Vladimir Putin will try to lead an armed coup in Ukraine, Oleksandr Danyliuk, the adviser to Ukrainian Defence Minister Valeriy Heletey, wrote this on his Facebook page. “When we win this war, Putin will certainly try to organize an armed coup,” he wrote. According to the adviser, for the coup the...

      Shvaika contends everything is all right with food in Luhansk
      Aug13

      Shvaika contends everything is all right with food in Luhansk

      To date, there is no reason to speak of a humanitarian catastrophe in Luhansk region, caused by the lack of food supply. Agricultural Policy and Food Minister Ihor Shvaika told a briefing in the Cabinet on Wednesday, Ukrinform reports. “Food is supplied to Luhansk at this time. “At this time, food is supplied to Luhansk. There are our Armed...

      Metropolitan Onufriy elected head of Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate)
      Aug13

      Metropolitan Onufriy elected head of Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate)

      Metropolitan Onufriy of Chernivtsi and Bukovyna has been elected new head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP). Such a decision was taken following a vote of church hierarchs, which was held on Wednesday at a meeting of the UOC-MP, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. As reported, the previous head of the Ukrainian...