Malaysian Airlines MH17: ‘ Petro Poroshenko Calls for Ceasefire Within 40 KM of Crash Site’

#AceWorldNews – UKRAINE – July 23 – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has called a ceasefire within a 40km radius of where Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 crashed. Russia has urged all parties in eastern Ukraine to lay down their arms while inspectors investigate what caused the tragedy.

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Self-defense forces of the People’s Republic of Donetsk (DPR) have said they have taken control of two villages on the Ukrainian border with Russia, Novorossia news agency reports. Igor Strelkov, defense minister for the self-proclaimed republic, said that fighting between Kiev troops and the militia is continuing near Dubrovka, Donetsk region.

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`Poroshenko Calls on Kiev to Lay Mines at TV Stations to Block Russian Channels’

#AceWorldNews – KIEV – May 13  – Ukrainian presidential nominee Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday called on the authorities in Kiev to go as far as laying mines at television towers to block access to Russian television channels for Ukrainians.

 

 

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“Today, we need to protect TV towers and lay mines there if necessary. Anyway, it is impossible to allow our people to be exposed to the Russian propaganda because that is creating a big problem,” Poroshenko said in a live interview with Ukraine’s ICTV television channel.

 

Poroshenko thanked all Ukrainian television channels for an initiative to remove all TV series and films about the Russian army from air.

 

Poroshenko earlier told media he had provided assistance to Euromaidan protesters in Kiev. “Euromaidan” is the unofficial name for anti-government protests in Ukraine that started when President Viktor Yanukovych refused to sign an association agreement with the European Union last year to study the deal more thoroughly.

 

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` Klitschko `Ukraine’s UDAR Party ‘ Appeals to ` Timoshenko ‘ to Support a United Candidate in Presidential Election ‘

#AceWorldNews – KIEV – March 29 – Vitali Klitschko, an international boxing star presiding over Ukraine’s rightwing UDAR party, has appealed to former Prime Minister Yulia Timoshenko to support a united candidate for presidency in the May 25 presidential election.

A statement made at an UDAR congress earlier Saturday suggested that the role of the united candidate might be tried on by oligarch Pytro Poroshenko, a confectionery industry tycoon – Tass

Timoshenko, a former controversial prime minister and an ex-convict, made public her own presidential ambitions last week.

In the meantime, Klitschko and Poroshenko signed a ‘declaration on unification’ at the congress that envisions, among other things, the pooling of efforts during the election campaign

Klischko also unveiled his own plans saying he was going to run for the post of Kiev’s mayor.

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