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President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has confirmed termination of martial law in Ukraine.

The president made a corresponding statement at the National Security and Defense Council's meeting on Wednesday, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

“Now, at 14:00 martial law is terminated. This is my principled decision. It is based on an analysis of all components of the current security situation in the state,” the president said.

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As UNIAN reported earlier, on Nov 26, following a Russian attack on Ukrainian naval boats near the Kerch Strait, martial law was introduced in ten regions of Ukraine for a period of 30 days.

Today, December 26, at 14:00, martial law introduced in certain regions of Ukraine was set to expire, according to Article 7 of Law of Ukraine "On the legal regime of martial law." 

Martial law was introduced from 14:00 on November 26, 2018, for a period of 30 days – until 14:00 on December 26, 2018. 

The special regime operated in regions located along the Russian border, the Transnistrian segment of the Moldovan border, as well as the Black and Azov seas' coastline.