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News -
Reading that the situation has deteriorated again in the ATO zone. Putin launching more attacks again. Over 100 reported. Up from 67 two days' ago.

Weather -
Looks like a good start to the holiday weekend. Blue sky. 15 at 0830. High in the mid 20s each day this weekend. 70s.

Independence Day Weekend -
Admin is sending me about in Kiev to report on the Independence Day weekend celebrations.
So I - Nelson - may not write much until early next week, but will hopefully have lots of interesting photos and things to say from my discussions with people at Maidan and around Kiev.

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Mariupol hospitals receive humanitarian aid sent by representatives of the Ukrainian diaspora. This was reported by a volunteer Marin Lisak, reports UNN with reference to the site of "0629".

According to the report, will help more than 30 hospitals, including Mariupol BSMP, hospital number 2.

"Got amount of medical disposables enough to fully meet all the front-line area hospitals. But, at that time directed the party enough, hard to say: it depends on how heavily wounded will come" - said M.Lysak. In Ukrainian
In Ukrainian Donetsk region offered a bribe of 20 thousand UAH border guards for permission to bring in food and supplies to the territory controlled by the militants. This UNN reported the press service of SBS.
Yes, the car of citizen of Ukraine, moving a detour control post "Sweet" on the field roads to leave the territory controlled Ukraine, border patrol detained on Friday.

"In documents Ukrainian tried to carry sweets worth over 72 thousand UAH, but during the inspection of the vehicle police found other commodities, such as food and stationery. In the future, the driver tried to negotiate with the border guards by giving undue advantage in the amount of 20 thousand hryvnias, State Border Service employees were registered, "- said in a statement.

Indicated that this fact was informed by the competent authorities.

The vehicle with the goods handed over to representatives of interagency mobile groups for making legal decisions as a citizen of Ukraine submitted to the law employees of the Interior Ministry in Donetsk region. In Ukrainian
The National Aviation University scandal: on the eve of the newly appointed Acting Rector of NAU Rimvydas Hraschevsky dismissed the first vice-rector, the godfather of former Education Minister Dmytro Tabachnyk Maxim Lutsk and Provost Paul Borsuk, Yaroslav Kozachko, Irina and Anatoly Polukhina Zarubinsky.

It is reported by the press service of the NAU
It is noted that these persons have been appointed to their posts by the former rector, Nikolai Kulik with abuse of power without the consent of the Academic Council of the NAU, contrary to the Charter, and they were contrary to the norms of current legislation of Ukraine.

It is also noted that, contrary to the Charter of NAU conditions and the size of their remuneration was set arbitrarily without coordination with the established procedure.

However, dismissed categorically deny their guilt in the siuatsii and require Ministry of Education look into the matter. In Russian
"On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I offer my warmest congratulations to the Ukrainian people as you mark the anniversary of your independence on August 24," read his congratulations posted on the website of the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv.

"I am confident that the friendship between our two countries will continue to grow. Together, we will uphold the right of your citizens to choose your own path, free from external coercion. Together, we will seek an end to conflict and bloodshed through full implementation of the Minsk Protocols. And together, we will ensure that Ukraine is free to continue the important work of strengthening its political, economic, and cultural institutions," he said in a statement.

The secretary reiterated that the United States has been a steadfast partner and friend of Ukraine since the Parliament approved the Act of Independence on this date in 1991.

"For two dozen years, we have supported the efforts of your citizens to build a strong, stable, and democratic country. Despite huge challenges, you have made remarkable strides toward this goal. You have stood up to a despotic regime, a corrupt bureaucracy, and an aggressive neighbor—all in the name of a free, democratic, and prosperous future," he said........
on Sat Aug 22, 2015 5:10 pmAdmin
The so-called "head" self-proclaimed "Donetsk People's Republic" Alexander Zakharchenko with his mistress and daughters Natalia left the house in Donetsk, where he lived.

Zakharchenko with mistress Natalia and her daughters left the house between the streets of Kalinin, 84, and Toretskoy, 87 in Donetsk, where he lived. Now locate the terrorist leader Donetsk unknown, report"News of Donbass".

It is reported that disappeared guard post at the entrance to the mansion and cars that were in the parking lot............. In Russian
Ukrainian Defense Ministry has agreed with the pro-Russian militants that there will be no "parade" and execution of the Ukrainian prisoners in Donbas, Vasyl Budyk, an adviser to the Ukrainian Deputy Defense Minister, wrote on Facebook on Friday.

"At the moment, we have an agreement. There will be no parade of prisoners. There will be no execution of our prisoners. We have reached an agreement on humane treatment of prisoners," he said.  In Ukrainian
President Petro Poroshenko instructed the Minister of Defense Stepan Poltorak to urgently test the new equipment transferred to the Armed Forces in Chuhuiv in the Kharkiv region.

Censor.NET reports citing the president's press office.

"Today we are sending another batch of both new and thoroughly refurbished weapons and military equipment to the front line including Bulat, T-64, T-72, and the glorious T-80 tanks; armored personnel carriers and infantry fighting vehicles; Stuhna antitank systems, anti-tank guns, Gvozdika and Pion howitzers; anti-aircraft weapons, multiple rocket launchers; a huge amount of cars. And this is not some show off," Poroshenko said.

"We will also see this equipment tested today. I instruct Ukrainian Defense Minister Poltorak to forward mechanized company with BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicles, the tank company with Bulats, airmobile company with Humvees from the place of delivery of the equipment to the shooting range of the 92nd Mechanized Brigade's training center and carry out live fire exercise in 60 minutes. I am going to check the results," the head of state declared. In Russian
Egypt addressed a proposal to Ukraine to buy 12,000 tons of poultry meat .

Agrarian Policy Minister of Ukraine Oleksiy Pavlenko said this at a meeting with grain traders, an Ukrinform correspondent reported.

"This week, we received an official proposal on export of 12,000 tons of poultry meat to Egypt," Pavlenko said.

In turn, expert of the market of animal products and "Ukrainian club of agrarian business" Alina Zharko explains that a share of poultry exports to Egypt amounts to 2.4%. Mostly, Ukraine supplies poultry meat to Iraq, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.

[The first flag you see on the grave is that of Donetsk oblast. ]

[Payett and others in the video]
Illegal armed groups have stepped up attacks on Ukrainian positions almost along the entire boundary. And if the day were the hottest areas of Donetsk and Mariupol, at the end of day occupiers concentrated fire provocations in the region Artemovsk....
In summary, during yesterday's day - August 21, illegal armed formations 102 times violated the ceasefire. 14 times militants used guns, 28 - mortars, one time - multiple rocket launcher, 69 - small arms and grenade launchers, "- said in a statement ....

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