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I haven't heard of major fighting today, but Shirokino was being attacked last night.
Admin is sending me into the capital, Kiev, for a few days, to check out the mood of the people there.

Weather -
cooler today. Nice, to be honest. About 16 now. May get up to 23 - mid 70s.
But the weekend - getting hotter again. Near 30 - closing on 90F. Sun and blue sky now.

Footie -
The big game last night - went to penalties. After 120 minutes of 0-0
Dynamo beat Shakhtar. 5-4
Game itself was very boring. A lot of stop start action - the game never started to flow. Bitty.
As if both teams wanted the game to go to penalties.
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France in the UN harshly reacted to the assault Marinka

Occurred on June 3 terrorist attack on Marinka Donetsk region said that the Minsk Agreement of February 12, 2015 grossly violated.

This June 5 during a meeting of the UN Security Council in New York, the French Ambassador to the UN Francois Lattre.

"According to available information, the attack on Marinka was triggered by separatist groups and is a testament to the hard violation of the Minsk Agreement of February 12," - said Lattre.

"We strongly condemn the violation of the ceasefire regime," - he said the current situation in the Donbass.

According to the Ambassador, France calls on all parties to the conflict to comply with measures for the implementation of the Minsk Agreement.

Also Lattre separately mentioned terrorists who are armed with modern armored vehicles.

"We see that the separatists and the large number of military persons of unknown origin are set very aggressively," - said Lattre, adding that in eastern Ukraine," - said Lattre, adding that in eastern Ukraine, a large number of mercenaries. In Russian
Presumptuous to tell the terrorists when in Kharkov and Odessa will "New Russia"

Terrorists have admitted that their attempts to undermine the situation in Odessa, Kharkov and Zaporozhye were unsuccessful.

This was stated by the so-called "Foreign Minister" Donetsk People's Republic "Alexander Kofman, says "Evening of Makeyevka".

"The" New Russia "is closed for the time - as long as all of these regions will grow the new political elite, able to lead the way. Well, we have no right to impose Kharkov, Zaporozhye, Odessa, his opinion," - he said.

"Minister" is also noted that the Kiev authorities managed to suppress the actions of terrorists, and developed the plan did not work as they expected.

"As the project" New Russia ", by virtue of the fact that the People's explosion occurred earlier than we had planned, so we were not able to keep the population at meetings before they are up and our supporters in other regions - in Odessa, Kharkiv. As a result, More than 40 of our boys were killed in Odessa, many activists were arrested in Kharkov, and the republic, which was supposed to create in these regions appeared beheaded, "- said Coffman. In Russian
In Donetsk, found one of the cemeteries with hundreds of nameless terrorists "DNR": (PHOTO)

In Donetsk, a local resident photographed the cemetery with anonymous soldiers "New Russia".

Pictures posted on the Facebook page for your user under the name Mi Irina.

"So, guys, take a trip to the cemetery, I, as promised. Many graves marked" soldiers Number 9 ", etc. Very close is not suitable. They said yesterday buried, the cemetery is being encircled.

It has dug two rows of graves. In general, the review. Donetsk, 5 June 2015. Cemetery in Six-Capital ", - she wrote.
The user specifies that such graves very much.

"A lot, I did not think. There's still come to bury and I hit the road. Do not take a picture become. The series, a whole field, decent. This is only one cemetery in my area. Even in the city a lot of cemeteries and buried them everywhere."

According to her, the grave digging tractor.

"Tomb dig tractor. Yesterday was buried, the guy said. Cordoned off the cemetery and did not let anyone. Today I slipped, maybe sooner. The graves are dug, probably, today, too, would be buried" - she wrote.

As reported by the "Observer", formerly Ukrainian patriots for militants withdrew mobilization movie. Some of the words sounded so call: "Contact the nearest graveyard" In Russian
Back to the past: in Donetsk occupiers "return" of children in the USSR - photo

In the occupied Russian-terrorist troops Donetsk Ukrainian children are raised in the spirit of the glorification of the Soviet Union, which declared itself the legal successor of the Russian Federation, to start a war against Ukraine .

This is evidenced by the photo published on the Information Resource terrorists "Donetsk news agency."

"Young students Zaperevalnogo Palace of Culture in Donetsk today presented a musical composition" We're from the future! ", Dedicated to the history of the Great Patriotic War," - said in the text. However, the abundance of Soviet symbols, generously flavored with orange-black "St. George" tapes is not talking about the future and about forever sunk into oblivion the past.

Staging the show with a stylized Soviet symbols carried screenwriter and director Irina Khorunzhaya DC.

"I wanted to address the phenomenon of war, which is often referred to our scenes. I used the episode titled" We all got a role, "which refers to artists and culture workers, who during the war raised the spirit of Soviet soldiers. In this composition, also presented a video on the great Soviet actor, who had been at the front ", - explained the head of the cultural institutions.

Khorunzhaya noted that the composition does not affect the current situation in the Donbass, but "when people look this view, it would still be suggestive to compare the past and present." In Russian
Poroshenko Obama agreed on actions concerning Russia

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and his US counterpart Barack Obama have coordinated the position of Ukraine and the United States on the eve of G7 summit in Germany to further pressure on Russia because of its aggressive policy .

This June 5 announced the press service of the President of Ukraine.

Presidents of Ukraine and the United States discussed the latest developments in the Donets Basin, particularly after the attack on Ukrainian forces under Marinka, in flagrant violation of the agreements Minsk.

Poroshenko and Obama noted that the full implementation of the agreements Minsk is the key to a peaceful settlement of the Donbass.
The two sides have coordinated positions ahead of a meeting of the leaders of the "Big Seven", which will take place on June 7 in Germany, particularly on the question of continuing pressure on Russia. During the meeting it was also on further sanctions against Russia, which supports the terrorists in the Donbas contrary Minsk agreements.

At the same time, Obama assured his Ukrainian colleague's full support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine. He also said the leadership of the President of Ukraine in carrying out reforms and achieve tangible results in this way.

Poroshenko thanked the President for the substantial assistance in strengthening the defense capacity of Ukraine, in particular, joint exercises, and called for further cooperation. In Russian
Lithuanian Ministry of Energy: "Gazprom" refused to allow the gas to Ukraine

Lithuania is ready to begin deliveries to Ukraine from a terminal for liquefied natural gas "Independence" at any time, but the Russian "Gazprom" refused to transit through Belarus. This was stated by Minister of Energy of Lithuania Rokas Masiulis, reports Reuters.

"We have asked the operator of the Belarusian gas transportation system to miss our gas. The operator of the system is the "Gazprom". We have received a negative response that the gas can not be transported. We do not agree with this. This policy, which complicates things ... We could start exporting now if we were allowed to, "- said Masiulis.

He added that the expansion of Lithuanian exports hinder contracts "Gazprom" concluded on a "take or pay".

According to the minister, the influence of the Lithuanian terminal for liquefied natural gas will manifest itself over the next five years.

"Everyone knows that they can use it and will keep this in mind when entering into new transactions," - he added.

Recall, according to the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine already has more than 10 suppliers of natural gas in the European Union. In Russian
Moscow activist fined for picket in support Savchenko

Preobrazhensky Court of Moscow fined activist Habib Pogosyan 20 thousand rubles for a single picket in front of the detention center, "Matrosskaya Tishina", which contains the former Ukrainian soldiers Savchenko Nadezhda, accused of involvement in the murder of Russian journalists at Lugansk. On Friday, June 5, the site of the project "Police-info" referring to the online edition of ""

The decision to fine the activist received the judge Leonid Garbar. Himself Poghosyan told "" said that in the course of the proceedings made a lot of violations.

In particular, according to the publication, in the protocol of arrest activists say he shouted: "Putin - a liar." Activist claims that stood silent. He intends to appeal the decision.

"It's totally false. There is no evidence the prosecution has not provided, "- said Pogosyan.

A series of pickets in support of Hope Savchenko held in Moscow on the birthday of the former Ukrainian soldiers, May 11. On that day, the "Matrosskaya Tishina" detained eight, among whom was a journalist from Ukraine. In Russian
The President dismissed five heads of regional administrations of Odessa region

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko fired chairmen Frunzovskoy, Tarutinsky, Saratsky, Savranskaya Bilyaevskoy and district state administrations (WGA) Odessa region. Decrees №585 / 2015, p, 584/2015-p, 583/2015-p, 582/2015-p, 581/2015-rp dated June 5, published on the website of the Ukrainian president.

In particular, Poroshenko Igor Steblovskaya dismissed from his post as chairman of the RGA Frunzovskoy decree №585 / 2015, p.

Decree №584 / 2015-rp of temporary duties Tarutinsky RGA chairman Anatoly sacked Serek bass.

Besides, Anatoly Uzunov dismissed from the duties of chairman of the temporary Saratsky RGA decree number 583/2015-rp.

Poroshenko also dismissed the decrees 582/2015-p and 581/2015-rp Duzhiya Sergei and Igor Wojciechowski as chairman and Savranskaya Bilyaivka RGA.

Earlier, Poroshenko said that nobody will prevent the new head of the Odessa Regional State Administration Mikhail Saakashvili to restore order in the region. In Russian
Putin is preparing for violent negotiations on the Crimea - MP

The head of the Mejlis, the deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Refat Chubarov said that Russian President Vladimir Putin prepares to negotiate the most severe in the Crimea. This Chubarov said in an interview with "apostrophe" .

"I am absolutely sure that both Putin and his entourage are preparing to brutally talks in the Crimea, they do not exclude the possibility of its withdrawal from the peninsula, but so that it did not look for them to defeat. They will try to save face, "- said Chubarov.

According to him, Crimea is saturated with modern weapons and even for global international relations.

"They have these weapons will face almost all the southern part of NATO: Turkey, Romania and Bulgaria. I'm not an expert in the field of armaments, but if you rely on those characteristics that give military experts, Russia today their weapons poses a real threat to these countries, which are now forced to strengthen its defense capability, "- said the head of the Majlis.

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Russian demands to delay the transition of Ukraine to the technical regulations of the European Union for 10 years

June 4-5 in Brussels, the first consultations between Ukraine, the EU and Russia concerning certain aspects of the implementation of the agreement on free trade zone between Ukraine and the European Union.

European truth learned the details of the negotiations.

How to tell the participants in the consultations during the current round of parties were to discuss the transition of Ukraine to the technical regulations of the EU, as well as issues interacting customs authorities.

However, instead of the specific comments of the Russian Federation, the Russian delegation took the initiative for 10 years to delay the entry into force of the technical regulations that are adapted to EU standards.

"Of the 24 technical regulations we are only maladapted 3. In this part of the regulations already in force," - said the source publication.

"Russians want a lot of things, but it does not mean anything. Mi gave them a list implementprovannyh regulations, to become acquainted with them and formed their concerns, based on the fact that there are only three neimplementprovannyh "- says one official.

Recall such consultations - a key point of joint operational conclusions of the trilateral group of Ukraine, the EU and the Russian Federation. In exchange for the waiver of the requirements of the new Russian translation of the actions of a free trade zone Ukraine and the EU, the two sides agreed to discuss all concerns of the Russian Federation under the action of the regime on the Russian economy.

According to tripartite agreements, technical advice should be completed by the end of July. In Russian
When cleaning Marinka captured 12 people, including citizens of Russia - Colonel ATO

During the stripping Marinka (Donetsk region) were captured 12 people, including citizens of the Russian Federation (RF). This was in the program Shuster Live today, June 5, Deputy Commander of the antiterrorist operation (ATO), Colonel Valentin Fedichev.

"As a result of stripping captured, according to preliminary data, 12 people of them are citizens of Russia, and is now being tested on their belonging to the regular armed forces of the Russian Federation", - he said.

According Fedicheva, the Russian side on the eve of the assault launched action in the area of ​​Marinka exclusively Russian media army air defense, armor F-1.

"Our intelligence has recorded the unfolding of these funds, indicating the preparation of militants in this operation," - said the colonel. In Russian
Churkin outraged that Kiev does not want to engage in dialogue with terrorists

According to the Russian representative in the UN Vitaly Churkin, it violates the Minsk agreement Ukraine. He said this during a meeting of the UN Security Council on the situation in the Donbass.

"Kiev has steadfastly refused to engage in direct dialogue with the representatives of Donbass, which spelled out the need for in paragraphs 4, 9, 11 and 12 of the Minsk agreements. This is one of the obvious reasons of difficult negotiations in the contact group and its subgroups, "- said the Russian representative to the UN.

"Kiev has not passed a law on amnesty and pardon, which prohibits prosecution of individuals because of the events that took place in some parts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions," - said Churkin.

In addition, he added that the amendments to the constitutional reform by the Lugansk and Donetsk representatives were not taken into consideration the official Kiev. In Russian

Hey Churkoff, there's no democratic country that will negotiate with terrorists.

Kyiv has offered to have talks with the Kremlin. Seems that hasn't happened on their end. He's trying to give some validity to the terrorists which won't happen. Ukraine shouldn't have to deal with scum.
Churkin outraged that Kiev does not want to engage in dialogue with terrorists

According to the Russian representative in the UN Vitaly Churkin, it violates the Minsk agreement Ukraine. He said this during a meeting of the UN Security Council on the situation in the Donbass.

"Kiev has steadfastly refused to engage in direct dialogue with the representatives of Donbass, which spelled out the need for in paragraphs 4, 9, 11 and 12 of the Minsk agreements. This is one of the obvious reasons of difficult negotiations in the contact group and its subgroups, "- said the Russian representative to the UN.

"Kiev has not passed a law on amnesty and pardon, which prohibits prosecution of individuals because of the events that took place in some parts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions," - said Churkin.

In addition, he added that the amendments to the constitutional reform by the Lugansk and Donetsk representatives were not taken into consideration the official Kiev. In Russian
Russian troops have helped militants attack Marinka - US ambassador to the United Nations

US Permanent Representative to the United Nations Samantha Power said that the attack on Marinka was a joint operation of Russian troops and separatists.

She said this during a meeting of the UN Security Council in Ukraine on Friday in Washington.

"According to the CMM (OSCE), the separatists to move heavy weapons before and during the collision. CMM tried to contact with the leadership of "DNI" for half an hour on June 3 but, quote, "they were either busy or does not want to communicate with the mission." The eyes can not hide the truth, and the truth here is that the recent violence was based on joint attacks by separatists and Russian ", - she said.

According to Power, as a result of fighting in the area Marinka 3 June 5 Ukrainian soldiers were killed, 35 wounded, there are victims among the civilian population, but there is no data on losses separatists and Russian troops.

She also reminded that Putin signed a decree according to which information about the losses the Armed Forces shall be classified. In Russian
Live on Euronews, Pershi Kanal, Kanal 5.

He is talking about the war against Russia in the east of Ukraine.
Now - at 12.20 - he has started taking questions.
It is being held in a garden somewhere. Quite a nice setting - outside. Good idea.

Also live on 24 kanal, ubr. Not on Inter, 1+1.


Poroshenko - he is very very impressive to me. Intelligent - he thinks. Careful answers.
He got a difficult question from a woman who left kanal 5, about his business - Roshen.
why hasn't he sold it yet?
he gave an excellent answer - explaining that all his interests he has declared - perhaps the First president to do this.
He said he was giving lots of money away.
He said he didn't simply want the business to go to waste. He wanted to sell it to a good buyer who would look after the business.
He said that Russian was blocking the sale at the moment.
He said that all the information was on the internet, and that really the journalist could herself have found out the answer to her question by simply looking at all the information, including his declarations, on the internet. !!!
A difficult question, but an excellent, calm answer. Super.

I don't think Ukrainians understand what an excellent President they have.
He is answering in Ukrainian, Russian, and also one question in English.

In English
[One has to say that Putin is making Russia more and more extremist. A fascist dictatorship now? ]

[relating to football]
Racism in Russia laid bare: more than 100 incidents in just two seasons

And these are the people in charge in the Kremlin, calling for Kiev to be bombed.
Hitler's agents. Absolutely mad. Russia has lost any sense of civilisation that existed - it one can ever say that Russia was a civilised country.

This is Zhirinovsky. As mad as Putin and Lavrov.


Жириновский разошелся: Будете бомбить Донбасс, будем бомбить Киев. Савченко и Саакашвили расстрелять
Zhirinovski says - you bomb the Donbass, we will bomb Kiev, we will shoot Savchenko and Sakhesvilli. [and go to Berlin, London, Washington... ]
[He makes Hitler look almost normal - and that takes some doing...
He says if the west keep doing bad things, then the Russians will go to London, Washington...
That's perhaps the clearest threat yet to start a world war from Putin's mouthpiece.

Peskov says that Putin has the right to use force abroad
[literally - Peskov on the use of force abroad: the constitutional right of the President]
[heading towards a major war? ]
In English

[Roland Oliphant, famous for giving idiot David Blair a guided tour of the Donbass, resulting in the said idiot Blair writing about Ukraine using "excessive force" against Putin's 30,000 tanks, -
well, he seems to have almost produced something intelligent for The Daily Telegraph.
He certainly seems to have stopped following Guardian scumball Shaun Walker around.
But - remember that he works, or worked for RIA Novosti, and has lived in Moscow for well-over a decade.

Ukraine’s president warns army to be ready to repel 'full scale' Russian invasion
Dramatic footage of the battle of Marinka apparently shot by separatist fighters and published by Russian agencies on Thursday showed well-equipped soldiers fighting with machine guns, armoured vehicles, and main battle tanks.

[Found this on youtube - Russian video]

In English

Ukraine prepares for 'full-scale Russian invasion along border' as violence flares

Dynamo Kiev seal Ukrainian double with stormy Cup win
Shakhtar were 3-1 up after three rounds of the shootout but Dynamo levelled at 3-3 and Shovkovskiy saved the final penalty in sudden death to give Dynamo, who had Serhiy Rybalka sent off in extra time for a second yellow card, the trophy.

Hardening of Positions Undercuts Ukraine Peace Accord
Other Ukrainian leaders stated the case for walling off the separatist regions even more bluntly.
“Until the terrorists hand over their prisoners and stop shooting, they won’t get food from our side,” Yuri Lutsenko, the head of Mr. Poroshenko’s political party, told Ukrainian channel 24 television on Wednesday.

[I would say that this 100% reflects the mood of the people in free-Ukraine.
They want the Russians in the Donbass cut off. I have to agree now. Absolutely nothing good is coming from Russia. Only death and misery.

Stephen Harper says Russia can't rejoin G-7 with Putin in power
Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Thursday that Russia should never be allowed back in the Group of 7 as long as Vladimir Putin is president.
Harper said in an exclusive interview with The Associated Press that he expects the group won't ever let Putin back in. He made the remarks ahead of his trip to Ukraine and the Group of 7 meeting in Germany this week.
Source: Zakharchenko ordered retreat from Mariinka due to large losses of fighters (' 97)

10: 20
The militants more than 40 times hit the Ukrainian military positions (
Ukrainian military roadblocks on Bakhmutka continue to be bombarded - the press-service of Henadiy Moskal (Donbass)

Ukraine has resumed imports of European gas through Hungary (No censor.)
Prime Minister of Japan for the first time to visit Ukraine and bring a billion dollars (Radio Liberty)
09: 22
Poroshenko says that Putin prepares major offensive against Ukraine, The Independent (25 channel)

The annexation of the Crimea will not allow Russia to join the G7-Merkel (apostrophe)
[At the beginning of the war, Merkel tried to reason with Putin.
She felt that they had some sort of understanding, - relationship.
Now she realises that Putin was using her for his own ends. Lying, for his own benefit.
Now - her statements are stronger. She realises he is mad. He is the new "Hitler".
Strangely roles are reversed. Germany represents democracy, and Putin - a mad dictatorship.
State Statistics recorded a slowdown in inflation in May to 2.2%

Ukraine (excluding the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Sevastopol and the part of the zone of the antiterrorist operation) inflation in May 2015 was 2.2% compared to 14% a month earlier. It is reported by the State Statistics Service (State Statistics).

In comparison with December 2014 prices increased by 40.1%, as compared to May 2014 - by 58.4%.

As explained in the State Statistics Committee, the consumer market in May, the price of food and non-alcoholic beverages rose by 3.1%. Most (in 12,0-9,5%) grew vegetables, eggs and fruit. In 5,4-1,6%, prices for non-alcoholic beverages, margarine, meat and meat products, butter, milk products, cheese. At the same time 6,7-3,2% cheaper sugar, processed grains, rice; on 0,9-0,3% - milk, fish and fish products, lard.

Prices of alcoholic beverages and tobacco rose by 2.2%, including alcoholic beverages - by 2.8%, tobacco products - by 1.8%.

The rise in prices (tariffs) for housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels by 1.2% was due to the increase in tariffs for hot water (44.3%), water supply (by 7.0%), sanitation (in 6.2%).

In the health sector, prices rose by 1.4%, which is primarily due to a rise in price of outpatient services (2.4%), as well as pharmaceutical products, medical supplies and equipment (by 1.4%).

Higher prices for transportation as a whole by 0.2% due to the rise in price of road transport by 2.6%. However, at 5.0% cheaper cars, 4.6% and 0.4% decreased the cost of services the aviation and rail transport.

Price growth in the communications sector (0.6%) due mainly to a rise in price of postal services by 20.0%.

Recall, the IMF mission in Ukraine has worsened the forecast fall in gross domestic product (GDP) in 2015 from 5.5% to 9%. In Russian
In Melitopol dismantled three Lenin

In Melitopol, Zaporizhia region on Friday morning, utilities dismantled three Lenin monument, located in the city center, will decide the fate of their community in the city, informed the agency Melitopol City Council.

Dismantling was carried out pursuant to the decision of Deputies. "There have been dismantled pedestals on Lenin Street, Park of Culture and Rest Gorky im.Maksima and the railway station. Monuments are not damaged, intact, they were taken to the warehouse of the utility and will stay there until such time as the community of Melitopol decides their fate, "- said the city council.

Melitopol authorities do not rule out that the dismantled monuments to Lenin will be placed in the local museum. In Russian
In Parliament initiated an investigation of the Tymoshenko government by "Ukrnafta"

The Verkhovna Rada registered a draft resolution on the establishment of the Interim Commission of Inquiry to investigate the actions of the government of Yulia Tymoshenko, which led to the loss of state control over the company "Ukrnafta".

The explanatory memorandum states that in order to improve the socio-economic situation, the Government has taken a number of Arseniy Yatsenyuk important decisions which should increase revenues to the State Budget of Ukraine.

One of these steps was the Government's desire to regain control of the state-owned company "Ukrnafta" to reclaim debts and rent for the use of production capacity. Today debts "Ukrnafta" to the state account for more than 7 billion hryvnia.

However, it turned out that in 2010, as agreed at the Cabinet of Ministers led by Yulia Tymoshenko, an agreement was signed between the shareholders of "Ukrnafta", according to which the state has no right to change the company's management.

"In the case of a change in leadership of the company at the initiative of the state, the company's shareholders - foreign legal entities and individuals have the right to file suit in the London Court of International Arbitration. Such an action would threaten the loss of the state more than $ 5 billion, "- the document says.

The draft resolution also notes that the government planned to send Yatsenyuk means that "Ukrnafta" owed to the state, on the indexation of wages and pension increases the most vulnerable segments of the population.

Temporary Commission of Inquiry must clarify the facts stated by Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk during his speech in the Verkhovna Rada on June 5 to sign unlawful "agreement between the shareholders of" Ukrnafta "on January 25, 2010," which was agreed by the government headed by Yulia Tymoshenko It led to the actual loss of state control over OJSC "Ukrnafta". In Russian
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