Category Archives: UKRAINE

Building Savchenko turned in search of rocket launchers

Employees security Service of Ukraine (SBU) conducted a search in apartment of the Deputy Verkhovna Rada Savchenko, in jail. About it TASS lawyers have told the MP.

“we Conducted a search in the framework of the investigation. I wrote my comments about the search, are attached to the Protocol,” said lawyer Dmitry Bugay. Oleg Solovey said that the search took place at party office “the socio-political platform of Hope Savchenko”.

Mother Maria Savchenko reported by TV channel NewsOne, the SBU searched the apartment of a weapon. “Perhaps the thought that there are grenade launchers. Found the gun, which gave Hope and ammunition. And everything, more nothing found. Made the Protocol, I left a copy of the document,” said the mother of the Deputy.

In comments to the TV channel “112 Ukraine” Maria Savchenko said that the security forces “turned the apartment every inch”, having been in the kitchen, the balcony and in the rooms. Also seized was a “server computer from the room where he works and lives Vera Savchenko”.

the Speaker of SBU Elena Gitlyanskaya on the page Facebook said that sensations in the search of the apartment Savchenko is not, as it is involved in a criminal case, which is investigating the SBU.

Ukrainians fight to defend the Russian pop-music

the Ukrainian Lviv, the local residents staged a brawl with the hotels in Kiev because of the Russian pop music. The details of the incident in his Facebook described a direct participant in the events of Radko Mokrik (Radko Mokryk).

the Incident occurred at Easter. Mokrik and four others spent time in the cafe. “The school is buzzing with “Tender may” and “Medusa”. The company at the next table are having fun. Twice make comments to the staff. No rudeness, no raids. When paying, tell the waiter: “Obviously, we do not come here”,” written by Mokrik.

On leaving the institution he and his companions decided to discuss the “inadmissibility of the Russian pop music in public places” in Ukraine. Overhearing their conversation, the man turned Kiev, asked why the Mokrik “I do not like Russian language in Lviv.”

Mokrik said that “Russian pop music has no place in public institutions of Lviv”, and then received a punch in the face. Then cafe has popped up a few more people that joined in the beating of Mokrik and his friend.

After police arrived, the fans of Russian music tried to negotiate, but Mokrik noted that “does not live on concepts”. All participants of the fight were taken to the district police Department where the victims written statement.

The first time was invited to a meeting “the Big seven”

Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin was invited to a meeting of the heads Mead of the countries “Big seven”. It is reported “European true”.

it is Noted that a similar invitation was extended to the Ukraine for the first time. Klimkin will arrive at the meeting in Toronto, Canada on April 22.

This “European truth” confirmed by the Ambassador of Ukraine to Canada Andriy Shevchenko. He stressed that Klimkin got a meeting invitation from the canadian Minister Christi Freeland.

According to Shevchenko, Ukraine will take part in the outreach session (introductory session). The main theme of the meeting will be ways to build a more peaceful and secure global future. “We see the invitation as a common will of all our friends in the countries “Big seven”,” — said the Ambassador.

In Kiev again estimated losses from the Crimean bridge

Ukraine is losing tens of millions of hryvnias due to the construction by Russia of a bridge across the Kerch Strait. In an interview with “Radio Liberty” the Minister said the country’s infrastructure Vladimir Omelian.

“We lose a lot of money because of the restrictions on the parameters of the courts, which now cannot pass under the arches of the bridge. Now this is a modest assessment — tens of millions of hryvnia, but I think it’s much more because we’re losing jobs,” said the Minister.

Also Omeljan said that thus Russia “especially warms the difficult social situation in Mariupol and Berdyansk”. “Kerch bridge will be used as a political instrument of pressure on Ukraine”, — he added.

According to him, now the Ministry of infrastructure and the Ministry of justice of Ukraine jointly preparing international lawsuits against Russia over the “illegal construction of the bridge.” “I believe that the recovery will be. Reparations will be serious. I believe that this will be a bridge that will connect Crimea with the Ukrainian Kuban”, — concluded the Omelyan.

Crew arrested in Ukraine the Crimean ship again allowed in Russia

the Crew of the arrested in Ukraine, the Russian fishing vessel “Nord” was not able to get to the Crimea. About it RIA Novosti said the representative of the shipowner — Kerch Fishing kolkhoz imeni 1 Maya Anna shevelyova.

on the night of Monday the team was trying to get to Crimea through the Ukrainian checkpoint “Chongar”. “Crossing the border overnight, unfortunately, did not happen. Legal support starts to prepare for future work. The guys are all healthy soon expect from them, video news,” — said Shevelev.

the assistant to the head of the state border service Oleg Slobodyan said the TV channel “112 Ukraine” that the crew was not with him the documents which certify their identity and which would be lawfully issued. “Citizens of Ukraine do not have any identity documents. Those documents that were issued by the occupation authorities in Crimea are illegal. With regard to the documents that certify them Ukrainian citizenship, they were not with him” — he said. The official stressed that in the case that team members will provide legal from the point of view of Kiev the documents, they will not have obstacles to cross admingranitsy.

Slobodian assured that the guards were not detained and did not restrict the actions of the crew members, because they did not have grounds for this. “The guards immediately explained the legal requirements for the admission of citizens of Ukraine through admingranitsu on the temporarily occupied territory of the Peninsula. I understand that representatives of the diplomatic corps who make decisions in this situation in Russia, decided not to waste time, well, useless conversation, because I realized that travel to the Peninsula they will not work. They turned around and went somewhere into the territory of Ukraine”, — he added.

a Previous attempt to leave the territory of Ukraine crew of the ship “Nord” taken on Sunday night. They tried to enter Russia through the Kharkiv region, but the guards refused to let them out of the country as they tried to leave Ukraine for improper documents. According to Ukrainian border guards, passengers instead of passports issued certificate of return to Russia. “To take the team outside of Ukraine trying representatives of the Consulate General of the Russian Federation under the guise of its immunity”, — said the Agency. For trying violations of the state border in respect of the ship’s crew were drawn up administrative protocols. On the same day the Ukrainian government Dali guarantee that the members of the crew of the Russian vessel “Nord” will be able to leave the country through the border with Crimea.

Fishing boat “Nord”, flying under Russian flag detained in sea of Azov at the end of March. The ship was at a port in the Crimea, which Ukraine considers its territory. More weeks the team spent on the ship. To leave the boat they were forbidden, holding a security.