Election in occupied Donbas no longer on Minsk agenda – Ukraine's negotiator
Дата: 10.03.2017 12:35
The issue of holding local elections in Russia-occupied Donbas region in eastern Ukraine is no longer on the agenda of the Minsk peace talks due to the efforts of the Ukrainian side. Ukraine’s participant in the political subgroup of the Trilateral Contact Group on settling the conflict Olga Aivazovska said this in a TV commentary.
Vice PM: ICJ’s judgment to provide new arguments for further pressure on Russia
Дата: 10.03.2017 11:50
The judgement of the International Court of Justice in The Hague will provide more legal than political arguments for continuing pressure on Russia to stop aggression against Ukraine. Ukraine’s Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Ivanna Klympush-Tsyntsadze said this on Friday.
Militants launched 69 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in past day
Дата: 09.03.2017 10:55
Russia-backed militants launched 69 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in ATO area in Donbas over the past day. This is reported by the ATO press center.
NBU may initiate sanctions against Russia’s Sberbank
Дата: 09.03.2017 10:20
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) will impose sanctions on PJSC Sberbank - the subsidiary bank of Sberbank of Russia in Ukraine, if the information that Sberbank (Russia) is ready to serve people who have passports issued by the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) and Luhansk People's Republic (LPR) is confirmed, the press service of the central bank reports.
Presidential Administration: Poroshenko’s phone talks with Putin end without any agreements
Дата: 02.03.2017 15:10
Amid the escalation of hostilities in eastern Ukraine, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held two telephone conversations with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to discuss termination of shelling of Avdiivka and release of hostages, Presidential Administration said on Thursday.
Trilateral Contact Group meeting: Disengagement of forces in Stanytsia Luhanska to take place on March 7
Дата: 02.03.2017 14:45
Another attempt to disengage forces in Stanytsia Luhanska in Donbas will take place on March 7, said Martin Saidjik, Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office in Ukraine and in the Trilateral Contact Group following a Group’s meeting in Minsk on Wednesday.
PM Groysman: Blockade in Donbas in Russia’s interests
Дата: 02.03.2017 14:15
Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman says that the current blockade in Donbas is in the interests of the Russian Federation. He stated this in a speech at the conference “Transformation ’17. What will reforms change in the lives of Ukrainians.”
Ukrainian Vice PM Kubiv, EU Commissioner Hahn discuss extension of sanctions against Russia
Дата: 02.03.2017 11:00
Ukraine’s First Vice Premier and Economy Minister Stepan Kubiv and EU Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn discussed the extension of sanctions against Russia.
118 militants' attacks, one Ukrainian soldier killed in past day
Дата: 02.03.2017 10:25
The situation in the eastern Ukraine war zone remains very tense with signs of escalation. Russia-backed militants keep attacking Ukrainian army positions along the contact line in violation of the truce. The separatists launched 118 attacks on the government troops in the past day, army operation press centre reported on Thursday.
Separatists seize Ukraine billionaire's operations amid tensions over blockade
Дата: 01.03.2017 18:15
A telecom firm and a charity controlled by Ukrainian billionaire Rinat Akhmetov said Russia-backed separatists have seized their offices in the east of the country, a sharp escalation in a standoff over a blockade hampering commerce between separatist-controlled territory and the rest of Ukraine.
Johnson: UK, Poland fully supports Ukraine in fight against Russian aggression
Дата: 01.03.2017 15:35
The United Kingdom and Poland fully supports Ukraine in its fight against Russian aggression. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson posted this on his Twitter page.
Two Ukrainian soldiers killed, four wounded in east Ukraine
Дата: 01.03.2017 14:55
Two Ukrainian soldiers were killed, four servicemen were wounded in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area in eastern Ukraine over the past day. Ukrainian Defence Ministry's Spokesperson for ATO Andriy Lysenko said at a press briefing, Ukrinform reports.
PM Groysman: Blockade in Donbas can trigger destructive processes in the national economy
Дата: 01.03.2017 13:30
Blockade of coal supplies in Donbas may trigger destructive processes in the national economy and disruption of heat supply in towns and cities, Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said at the Cabinet’s meeting, Ukrinform reports.
US delegation to United Nations calls on Russia to ensure ceasefire in Donbas
Дата: 01.03.2017 12:25
The United States insists on the need for full implementation of the Minsk agreements and calls on Russia and Russian-backed separatists to ensure ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, Christopher Klein, the Political Minister Counsellor of the US Mission to the United Nations, said at the UN Security Council meeting on Tuesday, Ukrinform reports.
Militants launch 117 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in past day
Дата: 01.03.2017 11:15
Russia-backed militants launched 117 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in ATO area in Donbas over the past day. Two Ukrainian soldiers were killed, another two were wounded and one soldier was injured, army operation press centre reported.