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Putin wants to create a maritime service between occupied Crimea and Sochi.  Blurted out superfluous: Medvedev deleted tweet about "finally Russian Crimea".  Militants today 12 times violated the "quiet mode".  
[Nelson update]
Putin attacked 30 times yesterday. 12 in the Donetsk area - part of Zakharchenko's "ceasefire".

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In Avdiyivka first soldier died after the announcement of the next "truce"

A soldier was among the six wounded in the fighting on Friday

One of the men was wounded on Sept. 16 in combat near Avdeevka, died in hospital from his wounds.

It is reported by TSN with reference to its own correspondent.

Reported that the soldier was one of six wounded in the fighting on Friday. It was recorded mine-blast trauma. Military underwent surgery at a local hospital, then doctors made an encouraging prognosis. A few hours after surgery wounded died.

A soldier who died after the first announcement of a new full ceasefire.

The correspondent reported on another vazhkoporanenoho, who is currently in hospital Dnieper. Doctors said that most do not understand how after injuries wounded survived.

In addition, according to the restoration of the fighting on the outskirts Avdeevki this evening. Near the industrial zone ongoing battle with the use of small arms. Became aware of two new wounded soldiers on the front line.

Recall, September 16 at the headquarters of ATO stated that in a combat zone situation improved somewhat after the Donbass visit foreign ministers of France and Germany and promises feykovyh leaders psevdorespublik L / DNR to complete ceasefire. As reported lunch about four Ukrainian soldiers wounded per day.

This Friday, September 16, militants violated the truce 14 times. In Ukrainian/український
In Minister of infrastructure offered talks to rename the "Boryspil to Mazepa"

The airport "Borispol" has refused to accept the name of Mazepa

Infrastructure Minister Vladimir Omelian believes that the issue of the new name of the airport "Borispol" must take into account not only the views of its employees.

"I appealed to the Speaker Andrew Parubiya and offered jointly with MPs to reach endpoint - to give or not to give a new name for the airport" Borispol ". If you give it what it is "- said Omelian broadcast Espresso.TV.

According to the minister, with a unified position as the executive and the legislature, it will be possible to offer the union the airport "Borispol" to negotiate and come to an agreement on this issue.

As reported, from 29 June to 15 July at the Ministry of Infrastructure held a vote on awarding the international airport "Borispol" named outstanding personality. Among the options are the names of Igor Sikorsky, Kazimir Malevich, Oleg Antonov, Paul Chubinskogo or Ivan Mazepa. Also provided was a response "to rest." In Ukrainian/український
No money, but you hold on. Budget occupied Crimea in 2017 will be 10% less than this year

Budget occupied Crimea will be formed on the basis of appropriations in 2016 minus 10%

Budget occupied Crimea in 2017 will decrease by 10% compared to this year. This was at a meeting of "Committee of the State Council of Crimea on interethnic relations," said "Deputy Finance Minister" Oksana Hubernatorova Republic, writes "News of the Crimea" .

"We have a protocol Dmitry Kozak on June 15, which states that the budget of the Republic of Crimea will be formed on the basis of appropriations in 2016 minus 10%, because we are vysokodotatsiynym region", - she said.

Applications for the next budget year, clarified "Deputy Minister" considers the Commission under the leadership of "Deputy Prime Minister" Vitaly Nakhlupin. All planned expenditures Commission reduces to 10%. "This does not apply to salaries, utility bills and measures sotspidtrymky - Hubernatorova clarified. - But all other costs decreased by 10%, including the budgets of municipalities. "

According to "Deputy Finance Minister", by 30 September draft budget occupied Crimea in 2017 be agreed in the ministries of Finance and Economic Development.

Recall President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko during a speech at the 13th annual meeting of Yalta European Strategy, said : "It is clear that the occupation authorities are unable to provide adequate social standards in the occupied Crimea. As Medvedev said "Money is no more, but you keep." In Ukrainian/український
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Putin accused Kyiv in the annexation of Crimea

Putin tells heads of the CIS, Russia is annexed Crimea

Russian President Vladimir Putin believes that the reason for "joining" the Crimea to the actions of Kyiv. Russia annexed the territory did not, he said in response to a remark Ambassador of Ukraine to Kyrgyzstan at the summit of the CIS, reports TASS .

"Russia does not annexed ... Everything that happened to the Crimea - the result of illegal actions of some political forces in Ukraine that brought the case to the coup," - said the Russian leader.

As you know, President Petro Poroshenko instructed the Foreign Ministry to sue for breach of arbitration proceedings against the Russian Federation to protect the rights and interests of Ukraine in the Convention of the United Nations Law of the Sea 1982, raised as a result of military aggression of Russia.

Recall, March 18, 2014 Russian President Vladimir Putin signed into law the "adoption" of the Crimea and Sevastopol to the Russian Federation. On the eve of Crimea held a "referendum" on the status of Crimea and then in the Verkhovna Rada Crimea adopted a resolution "On the independence of the Crimea."

September 14 last year in Russia annexed Crimea held "elections" under Russian law a "State Council", and in Sevastopol - the "legislature" of the occupied city. In Ukrainian/український
Militants (Pro-Russian terrorists) are ready tomorrow to exchange prisoners for the formula "1 in 4"

Pro-Russian terrorists agreed to release a Ukrainian in exchange for four supporters of militants

The so-called ombudsman self-proclaimed "Donetsk People's Republic" Daria Morozova said that Saturday will exchange prisoners of Kyiv formula "1 in 4", RIA "News".

"As a result of long negotiations between representatives of the" DNR "and the Ukrainian side agreed to exchange. Tomorrow exchange colonel SBU (Security Service of Ukraine - Ed.) In four of our senior citizens, "- she said to journalists on Friday.

On Friday, the so-called head of the working group for the exchange of prisoners self-proclaimed "Luhansk People's Republic" Olga Kobtsev said that Kyiv agreed to exchange prisoners of formula "1 to 4".

Earlier, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that Saturday may be dismissed another Ukrainian prisoner. In Ukrainian/український
The European Commission predicts Ukraine's GDP growth to 2% by year end

The European Commission forecasts growth of Ukraine's GDP by 2% this year and 3% - next

The European Commission forecasts growth of Ukraine's GDP by 2% in 2016 and 3% - to 2017, said European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis at the YES! In Kiev.

"We expect that Ukraine's economy will return to growth by 2% this year and accelerate to 3% next year", - he said.

At the same time Vice President of the EC noted that macroeconomic indicators improved markedly Ukraine, but further support the EU will depend on further efforts to reform the country.

"Inflation is obviously reduced, adhere to the targets of the budget deficit. Foreign exchange reserves have increased. But much remains to be done. Our support depends on the efforts of Ukraine ", - said Dombrovskis.

As you know, the gross domestic product of Ukraine in the second quarter of 2016 compared with the previous first quarter of 2016, seasonally adjusted, increased by 0.6% after falling 0.7% in the first quarter in the same dimension. IN

annual terms, compared with the second quarter of 2015, Ukraine's GDP growth dropped to 1.3% after rising 0.1% quarter earlier.

National Bank forecasts GDP growth in Ukraine in 2016 to 1.1% in 2017 - by 3%. NBU inflation forecast envisages growth of consumer prices by 12% in 2016 and 8% - 2017. A key creditor of Ukraine-International Monetary Fund forecasts growth of Ukraine's GDP in 2016 to 1.5% with inflation of 15.1%, the World Bank - GDP growth of 1% with inflation of 15%.

According to expert consensus forecast growth in gross domestic product of Ukraine in 2016 could reach 1% with inflation to 19%. The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine retained the forecast growth in 2017 at 3% inflation at 8.1% and unemployment at 8.7%, considering these figures as a baseline for the budget for 2017. In Ukrainian/український
Russian citizens picketed Consulate of the Russian Federation to the State Duma elections in Ukraine

Russian citizens who are in political exile in Ukraine oppose the elections to the State Duma in Ukraine

Politemihranty living in Ukraine, today staged a protest at the Russian consulate in Kiev.

As stated by the participants of the picket Russian citizens who are in political exile in Ukraine oppose the elections to the State Duma in Ukraine. Thus they express solidarity with the requirements of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, were put forward by the Russian Federation.

Recall that the Russian parliamentary elections to be held 18 September. In this regard, the Foreign Ministry of Ukraine has expressed its strong protest over the intention to hold elections in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine - the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol. "Such actions of the Russian side contrary to the fundamental norms and principles of international law and laws of Ukraine, the Charter of the United Nations General Assembly Resolution of the United Nations A / RES / 68/262« territorial integrity of Ukraine "dated March 27, 2014 , Helsinki final act of the Conference on security and cooperation in Europe of 1 August 1975, the Memorandum on security Assurances in connection with Ukraine's accession to the Treaty on nonproliferation of nuclear weapons of December 5, 1994, the obligations of the Russian Federation under the Treaty of friendship, cooperation and partnership between Ukraine and the Russian Federation on May 31, 1997 ", - stressed the Ukrainian foreign ministry.

As a result, the Foreign Ministry has asked the Russian side with the requirement not to hold elections in the temporarily occupied territories. In the same communication ministry said that holding such elections in the premises of diplomatic and consular missions of Russia is impossible.

The Foreign Ministry of Ukraine called the conditions that enable the holding of elections to the Duma in Ukraine: "Elections to the State Duma of Russia on the premises of the Russian diplomatic missions in Ukraine is possible only after the refusal of the Russian side of the holding of elections in the occupied territories of Ukraine, and after the removal of federal lists of candidates nominated by the Russian political parties included in the regional groups that cover temporarily occupied by the Russian Federation in Ukraine. "

Around the issue of ensuring the electoral rights of Russian citizens living in Ukraine, promote discussion.

In January 2015 the Ukrainian Parliament adopted a resolution on recognition of the aggressor country

The date of occupation of Crimea, Ukraine officially says February 20, 2014. Under the law temporarily occupied territory defined land territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol, Ukraine internal waters of these areas; internal sea waters and territorial sea of ​​Ukraine around the Crimean peninsula, the area of ​​the exclusive (maritime) economic zone of Ukraine along the coast of the Crimean peninsula and adjacent to the coast of the continental shelf of Ukraine, which are under the jurisdiction of the government of Ukraine in accordance with international law, the Constitution and laws of Ukraine; airspace over the said territory.

Legitimize the annexation of Crimea took place within the walls of the Russian parliament March 20, 2014. Only 443 votes out of 450 possible, six did not vote at all. "Against" voted one MP from the faction "Spravyedlivaya Russia" Ilya Ponomarev. In Ukrainian/український
Poroshenko: Russia Has Made Crimea 'Concentration Camp'

Speaking at the annual Yalta European Strategy (YES) forum in Kyiv, Poroshenko said Russia had pursued a "repressive policy" against Ukrainian citizens in Crimea, including Crimean Tatars, since it seized control of the peninsula in March 2014.

He said the United States, European Union, and others should maintain existing sanctions on Russia over its interference in Ukraine and impose new sanctions targeting specific industries.

"It is necessary to introduce new sectoral sanctions, we won't achieve anything without sanctions," Poroshenko said.

Poroshenko has long sought lethal weapons for the conflict with Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, but he said "unity and solidarity" are more important than Western arms.

He suggested implementation of the Minsk peace accord hinges on Russia, saying, "Not a single step forward will be taken until Russia withdraws its troops to a safe distance and carries out measures in the sphere of security.".......
We will not trade Crimea for positive decision on Donbas, - Poroshenko

Ukraine's president states the precedent in the east of Ukraine is dangerous.

Petro Poroshenko said at the 13th annual meeting of Yalta European Strategy (YES), Censor.NET reports citing 112 Ukraine.

"We will not trade Crimea for a positive decision on the Donbas," the president of Ukraine said.

"We will never accept and never bargain on the issue. Crimea is a Ukrainian territory. This is a very dangerous precedent. The precedent that is taking place in the heart of Europe in the 21st century. We should not allow such precedents happen in the first place," Poroshenko stated. In Ukrainian/український
Ukraine complains to WTO about ban by Russia on Kyiv export to Asia

As a WTO member state, Ukraine launched a procedure contesting Russia’s ban on the transit of Ukrainian goods via its territory to third countries like Kazakhstan and Kirgizstan, Ukraine Ministry for Development and Trade announced Sept. 15.

In the first 6 months of 2016, Ukraine lost $400 million as a result of the ban.

Ukraine’s export to Central and Middle Asia dropped by 35.1%, to Kazakhstan by 45.5%, the ministry says.

The Russian ban is viewed as an attempt to weaken Ukraine's economic situation.
Militants fail to keep to their "quiet mode" yesterday
Friday, September 16, 2016, 7:41

In the area of ​​ATU militants over the past day 30 times opened fire on the positions of Ukrainian forces.
The press-service of staff of ATU page on Facebook.
In Donetsk area recorded 12 violations "regime of silence."
In particular, the militants were firing from grenade launchers, machine guns and small arms on Ukrainian military positions in Avdiyivka, Verhnotoretskomu Zaitsev.
"In addition, by Zaitsev occupants opened fire with mortars, 120-th and 82-gauge, and Verhnotoretskomu shot sniper" - said the headquarters.
In Mariupol direction recorded 16 violations "regime of silence." The militants were armed provocations and opened fire from grenade launchers and small arms near Shyrokynomu, Mar'yintsi and Novotroickoe.
In Lugansk area recorded two violations "regime of silence" - in the Novoaleksandrivka gunmen fired from small arms.
"Fire in response to ATO forces did not open", - stressed the headquarters.
As you know, the leader of the militants Alexander Zakharchenko announced that gunmen in a "unilateral" start "mode Silence" 0 hours 15 September.


Another lie from Putin's terrorist leader in Donetsk, the alcoholic Zakharchenko.
US Congressmen refused to consider Snowden informant

The US Congress has called Snowden criminal

Committee on Intelligence US House of Representatives rejected a former employee of the National Security Agency (NSA) Edward Snowden in the status activist that has exposure in the public interest.

The report of the committee said that most of the stolen Snowden documents concerning military and defense secrets and not related to the privacy of American citizens.

In addition, the document notes that Snowden was "annoying fellow who often clashed with his leadership." Congressmen together with the report issued a letter to US President Barack Obama, in which Snowden accused of causing "enormous damage" to national security. "Snowden is not a patriot. He is not and accuser. He - criminal", - emphasized in the document.

Earlier soobschallos that Snowden hopes that Barack Obama can spare him against the law.

On the eve spokesman Josh Ernest US president said that Obama has no plans to exercise the right to pardon Snowden. According to him, Snoduen accused of serious crimes, so should "return to the US and answer the charges."

Recall Snowden gave the media a large number of classified material about the activities of the NSA, caused an international scandal. In particular, Snowden revelations caused a diplomatic scandal when it emerged that the NSA wiretapped telephone conversations of heads of 35 different states , including Chancellor Angela Merkel. Edward Snowden arrived in Russia in 2013, where he received temporary asylum. August 1, 2014 the term asylum was extended for three years, Snowden has also been issued a residence permit. In Ukrainian/український
Putin wants to create a maritime service between occupied Crimea and Sochi

Putin said that the sea route should be routed to the tourist season

Russian President received the Transport Ministry to organize a maritime service between Sochi and occupied Crimea, reports "Moscow speaking" .

Putin said that it should be open during the tourist season, and encouraged to organize Aviation message that could attract tourists.

Responsible on this issue was appointed head of department Maxim Sokolov.

Said Putin and Medvedev arrived in Crimea occupied 15 September .

August 19 Putin came to anneksyrovannыy Peninsula to hold working meeting with members of the Security Council of Russia.

Foreign Ministry of Ukraine has traditionally expressed "strong protest" in connection with the visit of Putin and Medvedev in the Crimea. This is the comment " Ukrainian Truth " said Foreign Ministry spokesman Marian Betz.

"Regular visits by officials of Russian autonomous republic of Crimea and Sevastopol, which are an integral part of Ukraine, suggests continuing disregard for Russia's UN charter, laws of Ukraine, and the United Nations Hensasambley resolution of 27 March 2014. We have repeatedly talked about the inadmissibility of disagreement stays Russian officials on the sovereign territory of Ukraine ", - said Betz.

She said that on Thursday a protest note will be sent to the Foreign Office of Russia. In Ukrainian/український
By "Savchenko law" were released 9 thousand. People - Natspolitsiya

In Natspolitsiyi stressed that Parliament should urgently make legislative changes in the law

During 2016 the so-called "law Savchenko" will be released 34,000 prisoners, 9,000 have already left prison. These data are published first deputy chairman of the National Police of Ukraine Vadim Troyan page on Facebook.

According to him, one in ten of those who was released for "Savchenko law" detained, and half of them were arrested again.

In Natspolitsiyi stressed that Parliament should urgently make legislative changes in the law.

"The most important thing - to choose categories of offenders, which the law does not apply (murderers, rapists, criminals, etc.)," ​​- concluded Troyan.

News by topic: In Natspolitsiyi reported a growing number of "election" criminal proceedings are sent to court

Recall, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted introduced by MP Nadezhda Savchenko bill November 26, 2015. The law requires courts to consider sentenced to imprisonment for each day that they are held in detention centers before sentencing, as two days of sentence.

Justice Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Petrenko also said that "the law Savchenko" should be amended, according to which persons who committed serious crimes will be eligible for parole.

News by topic: Secretary of the village council was a member of the Gulf of RAM and ordered the murder of human rights activist - Natspolitsiya

Also, the prosecutor's office called for changes in the so-called "law Savchenko" due to its danger to society.

Most Savchenko said it will defend the law.

Earlier, Interior Minister of Ukraine Arsen Avakov said that the increase in crime in Ukraine due to the fact that the police stopped close unsolved cases through dostupistt weapons from the front and low-income population. In Ukrainian/український
Militants today 12 times violated the "quiet mode" - the headquarters of ATO

Thus the heavy weapons the enemy has not applied

Representatives of illegal armed groups from midnight to 22:00 hours of 12 times violated the regime of silence across dividing lines. Told the spokesman of the press center ATO headquarters Aref John the TV channel " 112 Ukraine ".

News by topic: In the area of ATU fewer violations "quiet mode" - Staff

"During the day, the entire contact line observed significant reduction in the number of violations of the regime of silence from the Russian occupying forces. From 00:00 to 22:00 recorded 12 cases opening fire with heavy weapons the enemy is not applied. In Donetsk area, about 19: 00, the enemy used a 82 mm mortar. for Avdiyivka opened fire with small arms and grenades. After 18:00 Shyrokino fired from BMP "- said Aref.

It was reported that since the beginning of ATO in the Donbas killed 9,640 thousand. People , nearly two hundred - in the last three months. In Ukrainian/український
Groisman: In December 2017 the minimum wage and a living wage in the amount of 1762 UAH

"If we will be able to increase those standards, we will make another step," - said Prime

As of December 1, 2017 the minimum wage and a living wage in 1762 will amount to UAH. This was during a cabinet meeting to approve the draft budget for 2017 Prime Ukraine Vladimir Groisman. The meeting was broadcasting channel " 112 Ukraine ".

"We are laying the increase of social standards. In 2016 we succeeded on May 1 increase social standards in this budget by 5%, but our government has improved these indicators, and increases of 1 December social standards by 10%. This is the step we were able to do that which corresponded capabilities of our economy ... "- said Groisman.

According to him, on December 1, 2016 the minimum wage and living wage will make up UAH 1,600.

"(As - Ed.) 1st December 2017 - (the minimum wage and living wage amount - ed.) 1762 UAH. If we will be able to increase those standards, we will make another step to transfer more money people "- said Groisman.

Recall, on December 1, 2016 the monthly minimum wage will amount to 1600 UAH instead of 1550 UAH enshrined current version of the law on the state budget.

Furthermore, the expenditure budget allocated for the Pension Fund of Ukraine to pay pensions, increased by 576.9 million USD - to 145 UAH 465,500,000. The total amount of subsidies from the state budget for assistance to families with children, poor families, disabled since childhood and disabled children, temporary care for children and help to care for a disabled group I or II increased by 126.3 million USD - 45 469.9 million USD. Also, in addition to 5 269.0 million increasing the total amount of subventions from the state budget to local budgets for provision of benefits and housing subsidies for housing and communal services - 40 269.0 million. In Ukrainian/український

Paruby named two dramatic consequences of the return of Russia in PACE

The return of the Russian delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) after the elections to the State Duma, are going to hold in the occupied Crimea will have two dramatic consequences.

This was during a speech at the European Conference of Presidents of Parliament in Strasbourg on Thursday, September 15, said the head of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy Paruby, writes " Interfax-Ukraine".

"The return of this hall is a historical mistake and will have two dramatic consequences: motivating the aggressor and undermine the authority of the Assembly," - he said and urged colleagues to "do everything possible to not have introduced this error."

Paruby stressed that Moscow continues the tradition of Stalinist repression against entire nations.

"It is a challenge for all of us. The test for commitment to European values, dignity, freedom and democracy - values ​​of the entire free world. Can we turn a blind eye to it? Can a blind eye to the elections to the Duma, which are held in the Crimea? In my opinion - no! I consider unacceptable part in the conference of representatives of parliament who voted and the Crimea to Russia, and the introduction of Russian troops on the territory of Ukraine, which is an accomplice of a crime not only against Ukraine, but against the world " - said Paruby. In Ukrainian/український
In Austria, said that "FSC" can not open them in their "mission"

Representatives of the "FSC" have no right to open diplomatic or consular representation in Austria.

This is stated in a note to the Foreign Ministry of Austria, wrote on his Facebook page Ambassador Alexander Scherba.

"The Republic of Austria supports the sovereignty, political independence, unity and territorial integrity of Ukraine within its internationally recognized borders, as recorded in resolution 68/262 of the UN General of 27 March 2014. Self-proclaimed" Luhansk People's Republic "is not recognized by Austria and can not open the Austria no diplomatic or consular representation "- said in a note. In Ukrainian/український
Blurted out superfluous: Medvedev deleted (tweet) about "finally Russian Crimea"

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev published previously deleted tweet, which was the phrase "Crimea will be our final."

Deleted Tweet Twitter user published in Edmond Dantes.

"Crimean bridge will connect the peninsula with Russia and the Crimea finally become our" - said Medvedev's first record.

Later it was replaced by another: "Crimean bridge linking the peninsula with the rest of the country."

As reported by the "Observer", appeared Photos Kerch bridge Helicopter Russian President Vladimir Putin. In Ukrainian/український
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