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"The First Pension Guidance Centre" Has Launched Its Work!
"The First Pension Guidance Centre" Has Launched Its Work! Today one of ordinary pensioners' most pressing issues are questions about pensions, which include retirement time, pensionable service, rates and types of the retirement pension, etc. The majority of Ukrainian citizens approache our association with these particular questions. Therefore, we have established a specialized service, which is to provide advisory support regarding the pension... Forward>>
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Events in Ukraine on 21 October 2015.
Events in Ukraine on 21 October 2015. The Ukrainian intelligence has recorded a build-up of rebel artillery with a calibre of over 100-mm in violation of the Minsk agreements, the Chief Department of the Intelligence Service reports. "The Ukrainian party has informed OSCE that enemy artillery systems with a calibre of over 100 mm were discovered near Seleznivka, Petrivske and Sontseve, which is a violation of the Minsk agreement,"... Forward>>
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Events in Ukraine on 20 October 2015.
Events in Ukraine on 20 October 2015. 370 people have been killed since Russia launched its airstrikes in Syria, one third of whom were civilians, the Syrian Observatory For Human Rights announced as reported by Reuters. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also said 243 rebel fighters had been killed, among them 52 from the Islamic State group, along with 127 civilians. Among the civilians there were 36 children... Forward>>
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Events in Ukraine on 19 October 2015.
Events in Ukraine on 19 October 2015. President Petro Poroshenko believes Ukraine needs to introduce appropriate reforms to be able to join NATO community, which may take 5 to 6 years according to his interview with CNN. "My duty is to carry out reforms in my country, to transform it in line with NATO standards, and we are yet to have this discussion [about NATO membership - Ed.]. I think it will take 5-6 years"... Forward>>
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Events in Ukraine on 16 October 2015.
Events in Ukraine on 16 October 2015. 48% of Ukrainians are willing to vote in favour of Ukraine's membership in NATO, the results of an opinion poll conducted by the sociological group "Rating" and published on its website show. 28% of respondents spoke against this idea; 8% said they would not take part in voting; and 17% abstained from voting. According to the data provided by the sociological research group, the support for the NATO... Forward>>
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Events in Ukraine on 15 October 2015.
Events in Ukraine on 15 October 2015. ATO forces and illegal paramilitaries are synchronously pulling back mortars from the demarcation line in Eastern Ukraine, a spokesman for the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Vladislav Selezniov told Interfax-Ukraine on Thursday. "The process of the withdrawal of mortars with a calibre of less than 120-mm is occurring simultaneously with that of rebels', and is controlled by OSCE observers... Forward>>
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Events in Ukraine on 13 October 2015.
Events in Ukraine on 13 October 2015. International investigators have concluded that Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by a Russian-made BUK missile fired from rebel-held eastern Ukraine, a Dutch daily said Tuesday. The final report was due to be officially unveiled at 1115 GMT Tuesday at a Dutch military base. It seeks to end 15 months of speculation about why the Boeing 777 broke up in mid-air killing all 298 people on board... Forward>>
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Events in Ukraine on 12 October 2015.
Events in Ukraine on 12 October 2015. The President had a meeting with commanders of military units at Ivan Cherniakhovsky National University of Defence of Ukraine. The Head of State congratulated the attendees on the Defender of Ukraine Day, due to be celebrated on October 14. “I am honoured to be the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of such Armed Forces. We have demonstrated to the entire world that the Ukrainian troops... Forward>>
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Events in Ukraine on 9 October 2015.
Events in Ukraine on 9 October 2015. A Belarussian writer and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, Swetlana Aleksiewitch, accused Russia of invading Ukraine. She voiced her statement on Friday at a press conference in Berlin, Reuters report. Born in Ukraine in 1948, Aleksievich lived in exile for many years because of her criticism of the Belarussian government and after returning home four years ago has kept a low profile... Forward>>
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Events in Ukraine on 8 October 2015.
Events in Ukraine on 8 October 2015. Rebels have breached the ceasefire in the ATO area; a Ukrainian stronghold has been shelled with anti-tank guided missiles near the settlement of Troitske, the ATO press-centre posted on Facebook. The OSCE mission in Ukraine was informed about the incident immediately. "Now we are working towards organising an emergency meeting of the trilateral contact group," the General Staff announced... Forward>>
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Events in Ukraine on 7 October 2015.
Events in Ukraine on 7 October 2015. The armistice in Donbas has allowed Ukrainian troops to complete the withdrawal of tanks in the Lugansk region within the first stage of the withdrawal of weapons with a calibre of less than 100mm, the ATO press-centre reported on Wednesday morning. “The enemy fully observed the armistice in the ATO area throughout the day yesterday,” the General Staff announced. “This armistice gave us... Forward>>
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Events in Ukraine on 6 October 2015.
Events in Ukraine on 6 October 2015. The situation in the east of Ukraine remains unstable, but there are some signs of progress, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced as reported on the NATO website. In Ukraine, the situation remains fragile. But there are also signs of progress. I welcome the renewed efforts made by the leaders of the “Normandy Format” in Paris to fully implement the Minsk agreements... Forward>>
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Events in Ukraine on 5 October 2015.
Events in Ukraine on 5 October 2015. The withdrawal of tanks from the demarcation line has been launched in the Lugansk region, the governor of the Lugansk Regional Military and Civil Administration, Georgy Tuka said in an interview with TV channel 112 Ukraine. "The process has been launched, as far as I know, by both parties. I received reports yesterday about its start," he announced. According to prior reports of the ATO press centre... Forward>>
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Events in Ukraine on 30 September 2015.
Events in Ukraine on 30 September 2015. The first stage of the withdrawal of weapons with a calibre of less than 100 mm in the ATO area will be launched in the Lugansk region. The first stage of the withdrawal of weapons of a calibre less than 100 mm in Donbas is to begin in the Lugansk region, a spokesman of the Ukrainian Presidential Administration on ATO issues, Andriy Lysenko, said. He also believes that the agreement on the withdrawal... Forward>>
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Events in Ukraine on 29 September 2015.
Events in Ukraine on 29 September 2015. In the course of his speech at the UN Peacekeeping Summit, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko emphasized that the UN reform was essential for preservation of global peace and strengthening the activity of the United Nations. According to Petro Poroshenko, recent initiatives of the UN Secretary-General, in particular on comprehensive reviews of the UN peacekeeping and peacebuilding architecture... Forward>>
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Events in Ukraine on 28 September 2015.
Events in Ukraine on 28 September 2015. The situation in Ukraine is important for global security, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday at a meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in New York where events on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly are currently underway, the Ukrainian presidential press service said in a statement. "The federal chancellor noted that the situation in Ukraine is important... Forward>>
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Events in Ukraine on 25 September 2015.
Events in Ukraine on 25 September 2015. The United Nations humanitarian aid chief Stephen O'Brien voiced serious concern on Thursday that authorities in Luhansk in eastern Ukraine are demanding that all U.N. agencies immediately vacate the city. "I am alarmed by news that the de facto authorities in eastern Ukraine have ordered U.N. agencies in Luhansk to end operations and to leave the area by tomorrow, 25 September," O'Brien said... Forward>>
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Events in Ukraine on 24 September 2015.
Events in Ukraine on 24 September 2015. Russia’s emergencies ministry will send yet another, the 39th, humanitarian convoy to Donbass, the ministry’s press service told TASS on Thursday. "Another humanitarian convoy that was formed on September 22 will set off for Donbass from the Don rescue centre of the Russian emergencies ministry early on Thursday," the press service said. More than 100 trucks will deliver 1,200 tonnes... Forward>>
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Events in Ukraine on 23 September 2015.
Events in Ukraine on 23 September 2015. The parties to the conflict in Ukraine have not reached an agreement on the withdrawal of weapons, OSCE special representative in the trilateral contact group on Ukraine Martin Sajdik told journalists on September 22, UKRINFORM reports. According to Martin Sajdik, the matter concerns tanks, weapons of calibre less than 100mm and mortars of calibre less than 120mm. “The parties still... Forward>>
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Events in Ukraine on 22 September 2015.
Events in Ukraine on 22 September 2015. Russia's actions in Crimea and Donbass have not only encroached on the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine, but also launched a challenge against everyone who wants to have a stable and peaceful development of Europe, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said during a press conference, as reported by "Ukrinform". "Russia's actions in Crimea and in some regions of Eastern Ukraine... Forward>>
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Events in Ukraine on 21 September 2015.
Events in Ukraine on 21 September 2015. Russia's actions in Syria may lead to the military occupation of country's Western coast, Amir Taheri wrote on pages of the New York Post. For years, Russia has been helping Syrian despot Bashar al-Assad cling to a diminishing power structure in a shrinking territorial base without trying to impose an overall strategy. Now, however, there are signs that Russia isn’t content to just support Assad... Forward>>
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Events in Ukraine on 18 September 2015.
Events in Ukraine on 18 September 2015. Member-states and NATO partners will send their troops to Ukraine, if a peace-making mission to Ukraine is approved by the UN Security Council, the acting head of Ukrainian mission at NATO, Yegor Bozhok said in an interview with "Yevropeyska Pravda" (European Truth). "If a peace making mission in Ukraine is approved by the UN Security Council, I am positive that member-states and NATO... Forward>>
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Events in Ukraine on 17 September 2015.
Events in Ukraine on 17 September 2015. The convoy consists of more than 100 trucks that will deliver over 1,200 tons of humanitarian aid, including foodstuffs, medications and textbooks for the students of Donetsk and Luhansk regions. Russia’s Emergencies Ministry has dispatched the 38th humanitarian aid convoy to Donbas, the ministry’s press service told TASS on Thursday. The convoy consists of more than 100 trucks that will... Forward>>
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Events in Ukraine on 16 September 2015.
Events in Ukraine on 16 September 2015. The PRD rebel leader, Alexander Zakharchenko, has called a pseudo-election for October 18, a report released by the separatist periodical DAN reads. Furthermore, he announced that local elections would be held in the occupied territories of the Donetsk region in stages. The chairmen of town and district administrations will be elected at the first stage on October 18. In particular, the heads... Forward>>
DIGEST OF EVENTS
Events in Ukraine on 15 September 2015.
Events in Ukraine on 15 September 2015. President of Estonia Toomas Hendrik Ilves expressed his concerns regarding the fact that Europe had forgotten about the situation in Ukraine trying to solve the ongoing migrant crisis. When opening the autumn session of the Estonian parliament on Monday, he said that the most important topics in 2014 were Crimea, the MH17 crash and the conflict in Donbass. According to Ilves, the situation... Forward>>
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