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8 hrs ago | Jurist

Ukraine ratifies agreement with EU, grants autonomy to eastern regions

The agreement, "On Ratification of the Association Agreement between Ukraine, on the one part, and the European Union, the European Atomic Energy Community and their Member States, on the other," was signed by the parties [JURIST reports] earlier this year and focuses on economic, governmental, social and educational reform in Ukraine, which, according to the chairman of the Ukrainian parliament, Oleksandr Turchynov [BBC profile], "will ... change the history of Ukraine " [press release] and create for its citizens "a dream of European unity."

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

UPI

Ukraine says it will impose martial law if peace talks fail

Ukraine's Parliamentary Speaker Oleksandr Turchynov cautioned Thursday that if peace talks with Russia and Russian-backed rebels fail, martial law will be imposed in eastern Ukraine. "If Donbas is not cleared peacefully, we will have no alternative to clear it of invaders by imposing martial law and mobilizing all of the resources of the country," Turchynov said, adding, "I am also convinced that if the Russian aggression does not stop, we will be able to see the effect of such sanctions from the West, which will lead to the economic collapse of the Russian Federation."

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Charter97

24,000 Russian troops and 200 tanks are in Ukraine

The intelligence chief said at the closed-door meeting of the parliament that about 20-24,000 armed mercenaries and soldiers from Russia are in the zone of the anti-terrorist operation . 600 APCs and 200 tanks are reported to be in the Donbas region.

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The Day

Old rules for new elections

"Those who will be chosen at the upcoming parliamentary election will serve as the first test of electoral maturity for Ukrainians" SPEAKER OF THE VERKHOVNA RADA OLEKSANDR TURCHYNOV EVICTED PARTY OF REGIONS' MP OLENA BONDARENKO FROM THE ROSTRUM AFTER SHE SAID: "THE CURRENT GOVERNMENT DIVIDES PEOPLE INTO UKRAINIANS AND NON-UKRAINIANS, IT SENDS THE ARMY TO SHELL CITIES THAT ENJOYED PEACE..." THE SPEAKER ADVISED HER TO STOP TRANSMITTING RUSSIAN PROPAGANDA MESSAGES. "THE UKRAINIAN ARMY PROTECTS UKRAINIAN CITIZENS, INCLUDING YOU.

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The Day

Old rules for new elections

"Those who will be chosen at the upcoming parliamentary election will serve as the first test of electoral maturity for Ukrainians" SPEAKER OF THE VERKHOVNA RADA OLEKSANDR TURCHYNOV EVICTED PARTY OF REGIONS' MP OLENA BONDARENKO FROM THE ROSTRUM AFTER SHE SAID: "THE CURRENT GOVERNMENT DIVIDES PEOPLE INTO UKRAINIANS AND NON-UKRAINIANS, IT SENDS THE ARMY TO SHELL CITIES THAT ENJOYED PEACE..." THE SPEAKER ADVISED HER TO STOP TRANSMITTING RUSSIAN PROPAGANDA MESSAGES. "THE UKRAINIAN ARMY PROTECTS UKRAINIAN CITIZENS, INCLUDING YOU.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Charter97

Andrei Suzdaltsev: Lukashenka to have big problems in 2015

Andrei Suzdaltsev spoke with charter97.org about today's visit of Belarusian foreign minister Uladzimir Makei to Warsaw.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Charter97

Andrei Suzdaltsev: Lukashenka to have big problems in 2015

Andrei Suzdaltsev spoke with charter97.org about today's visit of Belarusian foreign minister Uladzimir Makei to Warsaw.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Atlantic

Are Ukraine's Leaders in League With Satanists? On Russian TV, Yes

What do Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and parliament speaker Oleksandr Turchynov have in common with members of a satanic religious sect based in central Ukraine? They are all part of a broad movement to destroy the Russian Orthodox Church, according to Russia's leading state-run broadcaster.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Baltic Times

Ukraine needs military support from EU, urges top official - The Baltic Times

Chairman of Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada, Oleksandr Turchynov has urged the EU to send military equipment to Ukraine during unrest in the country "We have stated that Russia is in war against Ukraine at full capacity," Tuchynov said in Lithuania after the meeting with President Dalia Grybauskaite.

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City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

Grybauskaite: peace is necessary for Ukraine and Europe

President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite met with the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Oleksandr Turchynov, to discuss the security situation in Ukraine and the European Union, ratification of the association agreement, and implementation of European reforms that are needed for the country's development, reports BC presidential press ... (more)

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Baltic Times

Former Ukraine President in Lithuania for major EU conference - The Baltic Times

Ukrainian Parliament Speaker and former acting president Oleksandr Turchynov has arrived in Lithuania to attend a conference surrounding EU foreign policy issues.

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