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Events in Ukraine on 1 December 2014.

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Rebels attack ATO forces: 41 times within 24 hours


Insurgents attacked ATO forces 41 times in the past 24 hours using artillery, mortars and volley fire systems.

Rebels' top activity was observed in the Lugansk, Donetsk, Debaltseve and Mariupol directions,  the ATO press-center reports on December 1.

Gun volleys were heard on the outskirts of the settlements of Sokolniki, Kryakivka, Krymske, Artem, Nyzhnioteple, Stanychno-Luganske, Makarove, Tryokhizbenka, Schastya, Geyivka, Pisky, Donetsk, Avdiika, Tonenke, Opytne, Bogdanivka, Nikishyne, Maloorlivka, Debaltseve, Novolaspa, Nikolayivka, and Pavlopil.

 Attacks on the Donetsk airport  still go on.

The situation near Mariupol is under control of Ukrainian troops, ATO press-centre underlined.

OSCE: Russia's eighth "humanitarian" convoy consists of 18 petrol tankers


18 fuel tankers followed the eighth humanitarian convoy, which arrived in Ukraine on Sunday, November 30, OSCE report reads.

According to the document, a convoy of 43 trucks with inscriptions saying "Humanitarian aid from the Russian Federation" crossed the Ukrainian border at 8:42 through the Russian checkpoint "Donetsk".

Apart from the petrol tankers, there were 21 trucks and four additional cars in the column.

3 soldiers killed and 14 wounded in the past 24 hours


3 military died, and 14 others were wounded in the area of the anti-terrorist operation, a spokesman for the Ukrainian National Security and Defence Council (NSDC), Andriy Lysenko, reported at a briefing.

US Ambassador: NATO recognizes Georgia's aspiration for membership; Ukraine has none


NATO members take into account and consider a request declared by Georgian authorities to become a full member of the alliance, US Ambassador to NATO Douglas Lute said at a press conference on Monday, as reported by a correspondent of the European Truth in Brussels.

"Georgia is only one of the four countries that has made decisions to progress towards NATO membership. By the way, Ukraine is not on that list", the State Department representative said. "Georgia is one of the key partners of the alliance," he also added.

It should be noted here that the plan of enhanced cooperation between NATO and Georgia adopted at the NATO summit in Wales points out that it aims at preparing the country for possible full membership in the organization.

Generals of Ukraine and the Russian Federation making efforts to achieve a cease-fire at the Donetsk airport


The leadership of the Russia-Ukraine Cease-Fire Centre went to the Donetsk airport on Tuesday morning, the ATO press-centre posted on its Facebook wall.

According to its information, the Ukrainian part was represented by Lieutenant General Volodymyr Askarov, and Russian - by Lieutenant General Alexander Lentsov.

The trip is aimed at ceasing attacks on strategic facilities and decreasing the currently high level of tension on both sides, the press centre reports.

The statement reads that 11 armed attacks had been observed near the Donetsk airport by13:00 on Monday.

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