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      EU increases humanitarian aid in Donbas to over EUR 26 mln in 2016
      Dec12

      EU increases humanitarian aid in Donbas to over EUR 26 mln in 2016

      The European Commission has mobilized EUR 4 million additional emergency assistance to address urgent humanitarian needs in eastern Ukraine, bringing the total EU humanitarian aid in response to the crisis to EUR 26.4 million in 2016, according to the press service of the EU Delegation to Ukraine. ”We have kept the humanitarian aspects of the...

      Source shares details of Savchenko`s secret meeting with Donbas terrorists in Minsk – media
      Dec12

      Source shares details of Savchenko`s secret meeting with Donbas terrorists in Minsk – media

      Member of Parliament of Ukraine from the Batkivshchyna parliamentary faction Nadiia Savchenko has visited the Belarusian city of Minsk to attend talks with leaders of Donbas terrorist organizations, the Donetsk People`s Republic (”DPR”) and Luhansk People`s Republic (”LPR”), according to Ukrainian news portal Obozrevatel. ”It is no secret that...

      Russian troops attack Ukraine over 50 times in last day, used tank and artillery
      Dec12

      Russian troops attack Ukraine over 50 times in last day, used tank and artillery

      Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 51 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size They used banned 122mm artillery systems and mortars to shell the town of Maryinka and Krasnohorivka, and the villages of...

      Russian troops increased attacks on Ukraine positions up to 70 times in last day
      Dec11

      Russian troops increased attacks on Ukraine positions up to 70 times in last day

      Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 70 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size Most of the attacks occurred in the Mariupol sector where Russia`s hybrid military force fired 152mm and 122mm artillery at...

      Russian troops attack Ukraine 31 times in last day
      Dec10

      Russian troops attack Ukraine 31 times in last day

      Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 31 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Luhansk sector, the enemy used 120mm and 82mm mortars on the villages of Troyitske and Novozvanivka. The occupiers...

      OSCE to replace drones shot down over east Ukraine
      Dec10

      OSCE to replace drones shot down over east Ukraine

      The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) on Friday launched a tender for long-range drones after losing eight such aircraft over eastern Ukraine since it began a monitoring mission there, according to Reuters. ”Many of our drones were electronically destroyed or shot down,” OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier told...

      Russian militants attack Ukraine 15 times in last day, fire mortars on Pisky
      Dec09

      Russian militants attack Ukraine 15 times in last day, fire mortars on Pisky

      Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 15 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. ”In the Donetsk sector, Russia`s hybrid military force fired 120mm mortars on our positions near the village of Pisky, as well as rocket-propelled...

      Foreign Minister of Ukraine Klimkin, OSCE`s Zannier discuss strengthening of SMM security component in Donbas
      Dec09

      Foreign Minister of Ukraine Klimkin, OSCE`s Zannier discuss strengthening of SMM security component in Donbas

      In the framework of the 23rd OSCE Ministerial Meeting on Thursday, Dec. 8, in Hamburg, Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin and OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier discussed the possibility of strengthening the security component of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in Ukraine, according to MFA Ukraine press service. A corresponding...

      EU ready to sustain possible OSCE mission for Donbas election security – Mogherini
      Dec09

      EU ready to sustain possible OSCE mission for Donbas election security – Mogherini

      High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini says that the EU is ready to increase its support for Minsk implementation and to sustain a possible OSCE mission to bolster the security of local elections in Donbas, eastern Ukraine. ”The European Union is ready to increase its support for the...

      Rada votes for spending occupied areas` budgets on coal miners` wages
      Dec08

      Rada votes for spending occupied areas` budgets on coal miners` wages

      Ukraine`s Verkhovna Rada on Thursday passed a bill in first reading to boost budget support of state-owned coal mines in Ukraine in 2017 by UAH 1 billion ($US38.8 million), to UAH 1.25 billion ($48.5 million). Bill No. 4744 on amendments to the 2017 national budget was supported by 244 lawmakers with the required minimum being 226 votes. ”This...

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