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Ukraine crisis. News in Brief. Saturday 11 July [Ukrainian sources]

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Ukraine crisis. News in Brief. Saturday 11 July [Ukrainian sources]

Post by Admin on Sat Jul 11, 2015 12:42 am

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News -
Reading of at least 50 attacks by Russian forces on Ukrainian positions yesterday. No let up by Putin and his terrorism.
Also read that Russian soldiers who refused to go to the war in Ukraine now face 10 years in jail.
A war which Putin and Shaun Walker don't want to admit is happening, but you can go to jail for it. The paradox that is Russia.
A mad country run by a mad dictator, and reported on by mad (or lying, or both) journalists.
I wonder if Ukraine will start getting Russian soldiers defecting to the "free" west?

Weather -
Cold. 11C this morning. May get up to near 20. Now that is cold for mid-July. A spot of rain yesterday, but not enough to do any good.

Samopomich Heath Checks -
I'm seeing more and more Samopomich tents about - not for politics, but offering people a free blood pressure and pulse check.
Admin told me to try it out - pleasant. They said I was "normal, good" which is not what most people normally tell me. Very Happy

Exchange Rate -
I also went to look at the Bureau de Change. Hryvia a little weaker again. 23.4 / 23.9 for one dollar.


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Siemens and Russia: How to build a turbine and sanctions do not violate

Post by Admin on Sat Jul 11, 2015 12:45 am

A joint venture of German company Siemens and the "Power Machines" builds gas turbines for power plants in the Russian Federation. Can they bypass the sanctions to be in the Crimea? Suppliers and buyers deny everything.

"Siemens is subject to sanctions, and comply with the laws," - said the official representative of the German DW Group, commenting the Russian business newspaper "Vedomosti". Last week, the publication reported that the joint venture "Siemens gas turbine technology" (65 percent from Siemens, the remainder - in Russian "Drivetrain machines") will supply gas turbines for power plants Crimean two-way circuit.

Scheme set to "Vedomosti", based on the statements of anonymous interlocutors. According to her, the joint venture has received an order from "Tekhnopromexport" for the purchase of gas turbines and equipment for new power plants. Formally, the agreement is for the supply of turbines in the Krasnodar region, but the ultimate goal is alleged to Crimea. In addition to plans to build a thermal power plant in the region, "Tekhnopromexport" (daughter of the state corporation "Rostec") received a contract to build a thermal power plant in Sevastopol and Simferopol.

"And none of the sanctions they are not holding back"

Indirect evidence Siemens plans could be considered a statement of Alexei Mordashov, owner of "Power Machines" and a partner of Siemens joint venture. In a recent interview with the newspaper "Kommersant" on the question of whether he plans to deliver something to the Crimea, Mordashov said: "It is interesting that we now see significant competition for these projects, mainly from Western companies - are actively penetrate this market, and for some reason they no sanctions against the Crimea does not hinder."

Indeed, the work of foreign companies in the Crimea may be contrary to the sanctions imposed by the EU and the United States against Russia. Western countries consider joining the Crimea to the Russian Federation in violation of international law and banned for their companies on certain activities in the Crimea, the import of certain groups of goods and services. The sanctions, in particular, apply to the energy sector.

Sanctions violators can expect huge fines. Thus, the oil service company Schlumberger for violation of the sanctions regime with Iran and Sudan sentenced in the United States in 2015 to pay a record fine of more than $ 230 million. In the EU, monitoring compliance with the sanctions regime by Members States. "In Germany, the violation is punishable sanctions fines and threatens significant reputational losses", - explained DW in the German Ministry of Economics.

From Taman to Crimea at hand

Siemens does not comment on specific contracts, DW said at company headquarters in Munich, noting that in order to clarify the situation to be "enough" refutation of the partner company. It is a written statement, "Tekhnopromexport" who denied the version of "Vedomosti" that the turbines ordered from the joint venture Siemens, can go to the Crimea.

"Gas turbine equipment that is the subject of contracts of" VO

"Tekhnopromexport" and Siemens, is intended for the construction of power generation facilities in the Krasnodar region, "- said the company. However, unlike the thermal power plant in the Crimea," Tekhnopromexport "has not yet won the" competitive selection "in the Krasnodar region - if we judge according to the Energy Ministry.

In the Krasnodar region, according to the plans of the Ministry of Energy, can be built two thermal power plants: one in Novorossiysk, the other - in Taman. "Both of the region is energy deficient, with the planned construction of a port in Taman", - the Ministry of Energy told DW. Taman on air line removed no more than 20 kilometers from the Crimean peninsula.

Theoretically, a TPP in Taman electricity would flow to the Crimea on a cable that will transfer to the bottom of the sea in the area. Construction is already underway energy bridge. But the Ministry of Energy say that electricity to power bridge will supply primarily the Rostov nuclear power plant and the new plant in Krasnodar region "are not necessary to ensure the supply of the Crimea." The peninsula is in dire need of its own power generation facilities. The dependence on supplies of electricity Crimea from Ukraine up to 90 percent.

Siemens hopes on Russia do not come true

If the plans of such delivery to the Crimea and exist, without the consent of Siemens, they hardly realizable, journalists argue the German edition of FAZ, paid attention to the publication of "Vedomosti". Contracts of this type are made Siemens, as a rule, so that the location of the delivered goods the buyer can only be changed with the permission of the supplier.

According to the newspaper FAZ quoted observers, even if the Russians and Siemens were plans for such a multi-way delivery, after the leak of hardly be able to implement. "Given sanctions, the company from the European Union has no right to export to Russia, if he knows or has reason to believe that its products despite the sanctions fall the Crimea", - explained the sanctions in the German Ministry of Economy on request DW. However, the ministry refused to comment the case c Siemens.

Siemens AG suffers substantial losses in Russia since the annexation of the Crimea and the outbreak of hostilities in the east of Ukraine. In particular, it is hardly justified by the rate that the Russian joint venture will be able to compensate for the sharp decline in demand concern at the large gas turbines in Europe. "Business with Russia as a whole has been hit, we reduced approximately two times," - said company chairman Joe Kaeser (Joe Kaeser) in April 2015, assessing the performance of the concern over the past year.

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Putin complained to the sanctions in the global economy

Post by Admin on Sat Jul 11, 2015 12:56 am

Russian President Vladimir Putin acknowledged the devastating impact of Western sanctions on the Russian economy, which were introduced as part of the impact on a country-aggressor for its actions on the territory of Ukraine.

This was the Russian leader said on July 10 in Ufa at a press conference after the summit of the SCO and BRICS, reports "Interfax".

According to him, the instrument of sanctions should be removed from the global economy.

"A tool such as sanctions in general should be removed from the lexicon of international economic and communication, and should not be used in the global economy", - Putin said.

The Russian President has complained that the sanctions overturned economy "upside down." Putin said that everyone should live in normal, natural conditions. "Only in this way can a sustainable, stable and sound development," - he explained.

Note that Putin did not say that to the lifting of sanctions Russia repeatedly offered to withdraw its troops from the Crimea and the Donbass.

As reported by the "Observer", in 2014, when the flywheel sanctions against Russia aggressor was just beginning to unfold in Moscow started resonance patriotic action "Trendy answer - no sanctions!" , which is designed to distract Russians from the influence of Western sanctions on the Russian economy. According to organizers, the main idea of ​​the event - to show the world that "Russia is not afraid of sanctions."

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Gorlovka terrorists "DNR" blew up the warehouse of Russian troops

Post by Admin on Sat Jul 11, 2015 1:05 am

On Friday, July 10, as a result of clashes between the terrorists "Donetsk People's Republic" and the regular units of the Russian army ammunition depot was blown up.

This is with reference to the information from local residents reported 62.ua.

Around 14:30 Gorlovka, roughly in the area w / m Komarov, thundered a loud explosion. It is noted that the explosion was so strong that within a few kilometers of the shock wave opens the door povyletali glass.

Locals say that the explosion - the consequences clashes between terrorists and local representatives of the regular units of the Russian army who are stationed in the city. It is reported that teerroristy Russian ammunition depot blew up near Kurganki regulars.

Moreover, Gorlovka noted that little had previously been seen arriving in the city of replenishment "miners" and "tractor" with a military bearing, as well as persons of non-Slavic appearance.

As previously reported by the "Observer", terrorists fired Gorlovka - killed three civilians, two children.

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The Russian military fled the part, afraid to send Donbass

Post by Admin on Sat Jul 11, 2015 1:59 am

Dozens of Russian contract servicemen of the Maikop brigade intelligence escaped from the landfill in the Rostov region, for fear of sending to Ukraine.
Against them criminal charges, they face up to 10 years in prison for leaving parts and desertion, writes Gazeta.Ru .

22-year-old junior sergeant Alexander Enenko, who served as commander of the department of management, says that some people often come in camouflage clothing with no insignia, campaigned for the money to fight in the Donbass.

According to the contractor, they were offered eight thousand rubles daily (about 3100 hryvnia. - Ed.), And veteran status.

"They came agitators - no insignia, but with epaulets on the major's and above. Comrades call other contractors who discouraged if something happens in Ukraine, you will write off or write down retroactively to deserters who fled and was blown up on a mine accident. Agitators do not put pressure on patriotism, and promised almost veteran status to do (entitles you to many benefits, housing and so forth. - Ed.) and to pay 8000 per day. In fact, I know from his colleagues, money thrown, no one had agreed to nothing did not pay "- he said.

Deputy General Director of LLC "First United Union of Lawyers of Kuban" Tatyana Chernetskaya representing the interests of five contractors against whom criminal cases, said that we are talking about dozens of criminal cases against military personnel left the training ground.

"No war in the Donbass did not want to over 8 thousand a day that promised to recruiters, nor for 28 servicemen fled (from the landfill. - Ed.), Someone asked for money from relatives, while others traveled chaise, hitchhiking. On arrival at the part of the report they filed for dismissal, but they just did not see, "- says Chernetskaya.

According to official statistics, the Maikop garrison court, in the first six months in 2015 under Article 337 of the Criminal Code h. 4 (absence without leave) convicted 62 soldiers, with the previous five years there were 35 such orders.

As reported by the "Observer", May 16 in the area of the ATO in the Donbas Battalion "Aydar" were detained two Russian soldiers.

The network got the video interrogation of one of them, in which he tells how he fought against Ukraine.
Russia's Defense Ministry has recognized the fact of their detention , stating that they are "former" soldiers, which Ukraine is obliged to transfer to the Russian side.

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Post by Nelson on Sat Jul 11, 2015 2:20 am

The situation in the area of ​​ATO, militants fired all night at Krimski and Kirov (UNIAN)
http://www.unian.ua/war/1099586-situatsiya-v-zoni-ato-boyoviki-vsyu-nich-obstrilyuvali-okolitsi-kirovogo-ta-krimskogo.html
"During the last day, July 10, in different directions by the pro-illegal armed groups were about 50 [times] shelling Ukrainian troops positions and peaceful settlements. Of these, 26 times - in violation of the agreements Minsk, "- said in a statement.
In particular, July 10, about 13 hours, gunmen fired from a caliber 152 mm artillery residential areas of the city Svetlodarsk. At 23.30 began firing mortar caliber 120mm in the city Avdeevka.
"In recent days, frequent artillery shelling by pro-Russian gangs settlements, home to peaceful citizens - the elderly, women and children. The Kremlin mercenaries once again demonstrate to the world that human life is for them - is nothing" - note the headquarters of ATO.

[Video report at the link, in Ukrainian, which I just watched on tv while eating by breakfast! ]

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Post by Nelson on Sat Jul 11, 2015 2:27 am

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District Donetsk Airport rocked by powerful explosions (Details)
http://podrobnosti.ua/2046381-rajon-aeroporta-donetska-sotrjasajut-moschnye-vzryvy.html
In the vicinity of the airport in Donetsk heard incessant bombings. On the eve of such explosions there were more than 300, according to a report of the OSCE mission.
Thus, representatives of the OSCE, who were on the eve of the Donetsk railway station between 7:50 and 13:00 heard the 103 input, 98 output, and 9 indefinite explosions.

[osce report on yesterday]

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Post by Nelson on Sat Jul 11, 2015 5:23 am

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Prime Minister of Malaysia has promised to name those responsible for the fall of the Boeing (News)
http://vesti-ukr.com/donbass/106829-premer-malajzii-poobewal-nazvat-vinovnyh-v-krushenii-boinga
He stressed that the investigation was close to finding the perpetrators.
"We are not going to point the finger, however, believe that is quite close to what to name those responsible for the fall of the plane," - said the head of government.

[Vladimir Putin.
Now - will Putin block the UN Tribunal? I think he will. He does not want the world to know the truth.
Only the "Shaun Walker Moscow journalist" Kremlin version. ]

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Post by Nelson on Sat Jul 11, 2015 5:30 am

Press center of ATU: Near Shirokino provocations - prevented militants (LIGABusinessInform)
http://news.liga.net/news/politics/6162248-press_tsentr_ato_vozle_shirokino_predotvrashchena_provokatsiya_boevikov.htm
Thanks to the rapid response of the Ukrainian side the head of the Joint Coordination and Control Centre (STSKK) managed to stop provocative actions on the part of the pro-Russian terrorists near the village Shirokino. It is reported by the press center of the ATO

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Post by Nelson on Sat Jul 11, 2015 5:47 am

German, French leaders press Poroshenko on Ukraine truce [in English]
http://reliefweb.int/report/ukraine/german-french-leaders-press-poroshenko-ukraine-truce
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Friday that his French counterpart Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angel Merkel had pressed him to ensure partial self-rule for the pro-Russian separatist east.
The rare admission by Ukraine's Western-backed leader marked another sign of European impatience with the fighting that still engulfs the former Soviet republic five months after the signing of a broad truce deal.
A 13-point agreement reached in the Belarussian capital Minsk guarantees three years of self-rule to militia-run parts of Ukraine's industrial provinces of Lugansk and Donetsk.

[Putin wants to control the Donbass, but for Ukraine to pay for it. That is the problem..
Ideally, of course, he wants to control the whole area across Crimea, Odessa, to Transdniestr.
But I think even Putin now realises that that is not going to happen. ]

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Post by Nelson on Sat Jul 11, 2015 5:56 am

Russian soldiers faced with 10-year jail sentences for refusing to serve in Donbas [in English]
http://zik.ua/en/news/2015/07/11/russian_soldiers_faced_with_10year_jail_sentences_for_refusing_to_serve_in_donbas_606605
According to the Russian servicemen, they were offered 8,000 rubles in daily pay and the status of war veterans with a number of perks...
According to the Majkop garrison court statistics, 62 servicemen have been convicted in the 6 months of 2015 for deserting.

[Looks like word is getting around about the real reason for sending Russian troops to Rostov and beyond.
Even in heavily media controlled Russia. Despite the best efforts of Shaun Walker, RIA Novostri, and the Russian propaganda machine, the truth is getting out. ]

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Jaresko urges Rada give green light for $3.2 bln from West

Post by Admin on Sat Jul 11, 2015 12:21 pm

"Unfortunately, this week we failed to go further in the adoption of four important progressive bills that will help to protect the savings of citizens, improve our economy, energy and power, and which are necessary for further progress in relations with the IMF, the World Bank, as well as for obtaining loans from Japan and Germany," the Minister noted.

"We call on members of the Parliament to pass these bills on the first-priority basis on July 14, as soon as the next plenary week starts," Jaresko posted.................

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Activists call for EU and US to blacklist Russian propagandists

Post by Admin on Sat Jul 11, 2015 12:41 pm

“[Fedchenko’s] list targets people who use fake images, fake witness statements, and who cite fake experts in order to motivate Russia’s hybrid forces in Ukraine to kill and for the Russian public to approve.”



By ANDREW RETTMAN for EUObserver, July 10, 2015

BRUSSELS - It might sound like a travesty of EU values on free press, but serious people are saying fake Russian journalists should be blacklisted.

One man calling for it is Yevhen Fedchenko.

He’s a teacher of journalism at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy in Ukraine and a journalist of 20 years’ experience. He’s also the man behind stopfake.org, a website which debunks Russian media lies on Ukraine.

“We need to act rapidly and firmly,” he told EUObserver.

“I really strongly support such a list [travel ban and asset-freeze], in order to shift responsibility from institutional to personal level. That's why I think it might feature not only top bosses, but also ‘journalists’ who execute propaganda policy”.

He gave EUobserver 18 names of Russians whom, he says, are guilty of “incitement” and “warmongering”.

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The Prosecutor's Office of Transcarpathia reported 14 victims of the shooting in Mukachevo

Post by Admin on Sat Jul 11, 2015 1:09 pm

The Prosecutor's Office of the Transcarpathian region have reported at least 14 victims of the shooting in Mukachevo, reports UNN , citing the press service of the Ministry.

"According to preliminary information, the use of firearms at 6 Police Officers and three of the number of civilians were injured of varying severity", - the report says.

It is also noted that there are five injured by armed men with the words "Right Sector".

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Avakov: criminals in Mukachevo surrounded, they proposed surrender

In Mukachevo Transcarpathian region. Police surrounded the group, criminals offer to surrender. About this on his page on Facebook said Interior Minister Arsen Avakov.

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As a result of shooting in Mukachevo 1 person was killed and nine injured (PHOTOS)

Post by Admin on Sat Jul 11, 2015 1:12 pm

Police reported that as a result of shooting in Mukachevo Transcarpathian region. One person was killed and nine injured. It is reported by the TV channel " 112 Ukraine ".

At the same time the Office of Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) in the Transcarpathian region know nothing about the shootout in Mukachevo, reports " GalagovTV ". "We still do not know anything about this situation, if it is confirmed and verified the information, we will inform the public", - said the publication of the press service of the regional department of the SBU.

Earlier, journalist Alexander Rudomanov said that as a result of shooting in Mukachevo two people killed. According to him, the police cordoned off the city.





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Three attackers killed in Mukacheve shooting – Herashchenko (VIDEO)

Post by Admin on Sat Jul 11, 2015 3:52 pm

A group of armed persons (around15-20 people) came to the property which belongs to the infamous people's deputy of Ukraine Mykhailo Lanio, known because of gang wars in the 1990s.


MP, Advisor to Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Anton Herashchenko wrote on Facebook, Censor.NET reports.

"An armed conflict took place on the site, the reason for which is yet to be established. Police squads arrived to the scene as attackers opened fire with small arms and grenade launchers. Three attackers have been killed in the shootout," he wrote.

"Three police officers and four civilians were wounded. The attackers destroyed two police vehicles with grenade launchers. The rest of the attackers are blocked in the forest. They were proposed to lay down their arms and surrender," the MP wrote.

"MP Mustafa Nayyem departed to Mukacheve from Lviv for objective coverage of events," Herashchenko concluded.



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Four Ways Ukraine Isn't Greece

Post by Admin on Sat Jul 11, 2015 4:01 pm

Both Ukraine and Greece are seeking debt relief from foreign creditors as the two countries teeter on the brink of insolvency. Officials in Kyiv and Athens say their nations’ debt levels are unsustainable and must be restructured, an assessment echoed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). But while both countries push to stave off bankruptcy, here are four differences between their respective financial predicaments.

Reforms

Ukraine has touted its commitment to pushing through reform measures in exchange for Western aid, even as some legislative reforms have stalled. Kyiv has acted on the request of Western creditors by raising energy tariffs and trimming Ukraine’s banking sector, while Ukrainian officials have urged lawmakers to act on legislation required to secure further Western financing, including measures concerning the banking sector, anticorruption efforts, regulating public utilities, and reforming the Naftogaz gas company.

By contrast, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ far-left Syriza party won elections in January by pledging to oppose deeply unpopular austerity measures imposed by Greece's creditors. Tsipras called a nationwide July 5 referendum that resulted in a resounding "no" to further austerity measures in return for bailout loans. In an apparent capitulation, however, the Greek government on July 9 submitted proposed economic reforms to secure a $55-billion bailout from European creditors.

Private Creditors

Ukraine faces a current debt crisis mainly involving private international creditors. Four of these creditors, U.S. investment and hedge funds that hold around $8.9 billion in Ukrainian debt, are locked in negotiations over debt relief with Kyiv ahead of an interest payment due on July 24. The IMF says its $17.5 billion bailout for Ukraine is contingent upon Kyiv reducing payments to commercial creditors by $15 million through 2018. Kyiv has threatened a payment moratorium if the bondholders do not accept a 40 percent writedown, a proposal the lenders have resisted.

By contrast, the lion’s share of Greece’s official debt -- totaling some 242.8 billion euros, according to a Reuters analysis last month -- is owed to European governments. Germany is by far Athens’ largest creditor, with 57.23 billion euros in exposure to Greek debt, according to Reuters. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has taken a tough stance on Athens’ bid to restructure its debts, and German public opinion has been strongly opposed to concessions to Greece.

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Right Sector on Mukacheve: Local gangsters, police revenge for blocked smuggling (VIDEO)

Post by Admin on Sat Jul 11, 2015 4:10 pm

The Right Sector organization has commented on a Mukacheve shooting incident, which took place on Saturday afternoon with the involvement of members of the organization, according to the Right Sector.

"Today, Ukraine has seen an extraordinary event that could change the course of history. In the town of Mukacheve in Zakarpattia hundreds of thugs besotted by impunity, working for abuser and drug dealer, [former] Regions Party member Mykhailo Lanyo, who is now Member of Parliament of Ukraine, have attempted to physically destroy Right Sector members. Criminals wearing the police uniform who are dependent on Viktor Medvedchuk, the odious fellow sponsor of the Ukrainians' main enemy [Russian President Vladimir Putin], also took part in this operation with the use of force," the Right Sector said in the statement addressing the Ukrainian nation.

The Right Sector demands the immediate and public arrest of MP Lanyo, who took part in the event in person, as well as "all the criminals and law enforcers who opened fire [on the Right Sector members], and those who ordered to open the fire."

The statement said that "the entire Right Sector military and political movement" has been placed on combat alert."

"After fierce shooting, two Right Sector fighters were killed, four were wounded (two of them [have been injured] seriously). Having picked up the dead and wounded, the [Right Sector] unit fought way through the bandits' ring and retreat up to the [Carpathian] mountains," the Right Sector wrote...........................



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"Right Sector" raised protests in Kherson and Ternopil

Post by Admin on Sat Jul 11, 2015 5:29 pm

"Right Sector", in addition to Kiev picketed in Kherson and Ternopil by the Interior Ministry building to protest against the offensive against the fighters of the organization in Mukachevo, where the "Right Sector" took part in a bloody shootout.

In addition, the "Right Sector" appealed to residents of Dnipropetrovsk, Poltava and Mariupol and Kramatorsk to support the pickets July 12 report "Details" .

Reports say that the protests will be held at the building of the Regional Directorate of the MOI these cities.

"Dnepropetrovsk, get up! The action of the Dnepropetrovsk regional branch of the SS - at the regional Interior Ministry - m. Dnipropetrovsk, vul. Red 20A, at 21:00. All-all-all! Support patriots! Do not give the bandits to destroy the system of those who are really fighting for justice and unity of Ukraine! ", - Said in a statement.

Meanwhile, activists of the "Right Sector" converge at the Presidential Administration Petro Poroshenko in Kiev in connection with a shooting in Mukachevo. They demanded the resignation of Interior Minister Arsen Avakov.

Recall, on July 11 in Mukachevo Transcarpathian region in the health and sports club "Antares" by Lermontov street skirmish involving individuals who presented themselves fighters "Right Sector".

President Poroshenko instructed law enforcement agencies to disarm and arrest the shooters in Mukachevo. Then Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said that in Transcarpathia launched a special operation to disarm and arrest the gang shooters in Mukachevo.

Avakov also said that by applying the grenade, the bandits in Mukachevo destroyed two police cars, injuring four civilians and three police officers.

Recall as a result of shooting in Mukachevo injured at least 10 people, the Interior Ministry confirmed the information about a deceased . The prosecutor's office reported that 20 armed men in camouflage uniforms with the words "Right Sector" and the corresponding stickers on the cars, with the purpose of distribution of spheres of influence, an appointment with the locals in one of the cafes. Once on the ground of conflict , they started shooting.

Investigation Department prosecutors Transcarpathian region launched an investigation into the creation of a criminal organization and a terrorist act.

SS leader Dmitry Yarosh went to Kiev, where activists of the "Right Sector" announced an indefinite rally near the Presidential Administration. "PS" demanding the resignation of Interior Minister Arsen Avakov.

MP Mustafa Nye said that the conflict was due to the redistribution of the market of contraband cigarettes in turn Lano MP told his version of events

Also, the men of the "SS" voiced their conditions under which they are willing to give in. They also said that going to block exits from the city, to keep the Ukrainian military in Mukachevo.

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In the Black Sea end NATO exercises

Post by Admin on Sat Jul 11, 2015 5:42 pm

Naval exercises five NATO countries, as well as a permanent group of NATO, which take place in the Black Sea, reached the final phase.

This is stated in the account of the Sixth Fleet of the US Navy, military units that participate in the training.

"The destroyer USS Porter arrived in Varna, Bulgaria, in the framework of the ongoing phase exercise" Breeze-2015 "in the Black Sea", - the report says.

Recall this week in the Black Sea held naval exercises "Breeze." To participate in combat components are involved USA, Bulgaria, Turkey, Romania, Greece and permanent group of NATO.

Carrying out maneuvers envisages implementation of three phases: preparation for cooperation in the port, a three-day exercise in the sea, as well as the evaluation phase of the return to the port of Varna.

On the American side, in addition to missile destroyer USS Porter, who on July 5, located in the Black Sea, working off of exercises held coastal patrol aircraft P-3 Orion.

Implementation of the US Sixth Fleet ships in the Black Sea problems happening in the mission «Operation Atlantic Resolve», which demonstrates the commitment of the American side "of collective security of NATO allies, as well as supporting partners in Europe against the background of Russian intervention in Georgia."

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In Donbass growing number of cases of human poisoning due to poor quality "humanitarian aid" from Russia

Post by Admin on Sat Jul 11, 2015 6:15 pm

In the occupied part of the Donbass growing number of cases of human poisoning due to poor quality "humanitarian aid" from Russia.

This was announced by the speaker of the presidential administration on the anti-terrorist operation Andrei Lysenko at a briefing in Kiev.

"We fix the increase in poisoning cases local residents, including children, as a result of eating food, which is used for the preparation of food of poor quality and expired, arriving on the occupied territory of Ukraine in the east as the so-called" humanitarian aid "from Russia" - he said.

Russia sends weekly so-called "gumkonvoi" part of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions occupied by the pro-Russian militants. The Russian media reported June 25, two columns, consisting of more than 100 cars delivered in the Donetsk and Lugansk more than 1,000 tons of relief supplies, including food and medicine, - says "Left Bank" .

All previous "gumkonvoi" from Russia entering the territory of Ukraine illegally, without the consent of the Government of Ukraine, in violation of national legislation and international best practices.

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Shooting in Mukachevo: Russian Foreign Ministry has decided to add fuel to the fire

Post by Admin on Sat Jul 11, 2015 8:16 pm

The Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation for Human Rights Konstantin Dolgov said that the deadly shootout in Mukachevo suggests that CRF "Right Sector" again showed his "bandit face" in Transcarpathia.

The diplomat wrote on July 11 in his microblog Twitter.

"Right Sector" again showed the bandit face in Mukachevo. In Kiev, does not want to break with the neo-Nazis. Try to mute. Then it will be too late "- wrote Konstantin Dolgov.



Recall. previously Dolgov ridiculed at the OSCE conference in Vienna, where the Russian diplomat asked to "throw a stone at him, if Ukraine is fascism."

As reported by the "Observer", MP from the BPP Mustafa Nye said that the shootout in Mukachevo has caused redistribution of the market of contraband cigarettes in the border region.

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