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OSCE observers cross through road inside disengagement area near Zolote

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The OSCE SMM observers were able to cross through the road inside the disengagement area near Zolote in Luhansk region.

Ukraine and Turkey strengthen cooperation in aviation industry – Avakov

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Turkey has expressed interest in the Ukrainian An-178 aircraft, which was presented at the Teknofest 2019 exhibition in Istanbul, and praised cooperation with Ukraine in the aviation industry.

Prystaiko and Maas discuss preparations for Normandy summit

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The foreign ministers of Ukraine and Germany, Vadym Prystaiko and Heiko Maas, held a telephone conversation on September 20.

NATO membership remains Ukraine’s priority – foreign minister

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Full membership in the EU and NATO remains a priority for Ukraine, Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko has stated.

Ukraine not to send delegation to next PACE session – Yaremenko

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A Ukrainian parliamentary delegation to PACE will not attend the upcoming session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).

Zelensky meets with IMF representatives to discuss further cooperation and reforms in Ukraine

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President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky met with Assistant Director of the IMF European Department Julie Kozack and Head of the IMF Mission to Ukraine Ron van Rooden on Friday evening, the president’s press service reported.

White House officially confirms Trump-Zelensky meeting on Sept. 25

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U.S. President Donald Trump will meet for the first time with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky as part of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly in New York on September 25.

Russian-led forces violate ceasefire in Donbas 22 times. Four soldiers wounded

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On September 20, the armed formations of the Russian Federation and its mercenaries violated ceasefire in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas 19 times. Three more violations have occurred since the beginning of the day, September 21.

Prystaiko to hold meeting with Szijjarto in New York

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Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko plans to meet with Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York to discuss the unblocking of the Ukraine-NATO Commission meeting at the level of presi...

Ukraine plans to resume paying pensions to residents of occupied Donbas

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Ukraine plans to resume paying pensions to residents of the occupied territories of Donbas within the framework of the "Zelensky plan." 

Brussels Airlines to close its only route to Ukraine

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On November 17, 2019, the Brussels Airlines will operate its last flight on Kyiv - Brussels route and thus will cease flights to Ukraine.

Ukrainian parliament backs checks on recipients of pensions and subsidies

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The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, has approved at first reading bill No. 1231, which regulates the system of monitoring and verification of public payments.

Trump denies agreeing with Zelensky on probe into Biden's case

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U.S. President Donald Trump has denied agreeing with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on the start of an investigation by Ukrainian law enforcement agencies against Hunter Biden, the son of Trump's main rival in the upcoming election, Jo...

Zelensky to visit U.S. to attend UN General Assembly and meet with Trump

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On September 23-26, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky will make a working visit to the United States to participate in the 74th session of the UN General Assembly.

Global Climate Strike held in Kyiv. Photos

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The participants in the Global Climate Strike in Kyiv urge to combat climate change and save the planet.

Russia moves tanks to border with Ukraine - InformNapalm

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Several videos shot in the Rostov region of Russia, showing a large column of tanks and armored personnel carriers of the Russian army moving along a highway just 30 kilometers from the state border with Ukraine, have surfaced on the Internet, acc...

Next trilateral gas talks to be held in late October – minister

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The next round of the EU-Ukraine-Russia gas talks will be held at the end of October, Energy and Environmental Protection Minister of Ukraine Oleksiy Orzhel has stated.

Minister Orzhel: Russia ready to sign agreement on gas transit

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The Russian Federation is ready to sign an agreement on gas transit if Ukraine fulfills the norms of European legislation.

Ukravtodor to install 100-200 weigh-in-motion sites on Ukrainian roads

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Some 100 to 200 weigh-in-motion (WIM) sites will be put up on Ukrainian roads following the implementation of a respective pilot project, the press service of the State Agency of Automobile Roads of Ukraine (Ukravtodor) has reported on Facebook.

Ukraine to attract over 22 bln for implementation of joint investment projects

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The bill on the state budget of Ukraine for 2020 envisages attracting UAH 22.66 billion from international financial organizations and foreign countries for the implementation of joint investment projects.

Zelensky signs law on start of Anti-Corruption Court’s work

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President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has signed the law on the commencement of work of the High Anti-Corruption Court and clarification of the jurisdiction of the Court’s cases.

Rada amends legislation on protection of consumer rights of financial services

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The Verkhovna Rada has approved at second reading and as a whole a bill introducing amendments to legislation on the protection of consumers of financial services.

Ukraine’s Digital Transformation Ministry to be presented on September 27

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The presentation of the Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine and its leadership will take place on September 27.

President appoints head of Foreign Intelligence Service

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has appointed Valeriy Yevdokymov head of the Foreign Intelligence Service.

Militants deny access to SMM patrols at four checkpoints in Donbas

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On Wednesday, September 18, the armed formations of the Russian occupation forces denied access to the OSCE SMM patrols at checkpoints in and near Petrivske, Staromykhailivka, Verkhnoshyrokivske and Kozatske.