Sputnik wrote:Kremlin Slams Poroshenko’s ‘Baseless’ Claims of Russian Troops in Ukraine
EUROPE 13:04 14.05.2015(updated 13:14 14.05.2015)
Dmitry Peskov said that Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's claims about 11,000 Russian servicemen allegedly deployed in eastern Ukraine are "baseless".
MOSCOW (RIA Novosti) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's claims about 11,000 Russian servicemen allegedly deployed in eastern Ukraine are "baseless," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Thursday.
"Such baseless, vague and ungrounded accusations will never produce a positive result, to put it mildly," Peskov said when asked to comment on Poroshenko's claims.
In a Thursday interview with the German public broadcaster ZDF, the Ukrainian leader once again accused Russia of deploying thousands of troops to war-hit southeastern Ukraine.
Peskov said Russia had multiple times denied Kiev's allegations about its involvement in the crisis. Similar accusations have been raised against Moscow by US and NATO officials who cited evidence of Russia's role in the hostilities between Kiev forces and eastern Ukraine's independence supporters. These reports have not been confirmed independently. Continue reading.
Newsweek wrote:Ukraine claims to foil Kremlin plot for new breakaway state
By Maxim Tucker 5/12/15 at 3:31 PM
Ukrainian officials say they have thwarted a Russian plot to create a breakaway state in south-western Ukraine using "false-flag" attacks by militants dressed as Ukrainian nationalists to incite unrest and garner support for a pro-Russian "Bessarabian People's Republic". The plan was to be accompanied by a country-wide bombing campaign intended to distract authorities and hamper their ability to respond.
Ukraine's authorities swooped on terror suspects across the country ahead of the Second World War victory celebrations on 9 May, when the plan was due to be implemented, making a string of arrests in the cities of Kiev, Odessa, Kharkiv and Dnipropetrovsk. Four Russian nationals were detained during the raids.
In the Black Sea port of Odessa alone, intended to become the seceding republic's capital, 226 officers from Ukraine's state security service, the SBU, took part in a massive counter-terror operation of "unprecedented" scale. Continue reading.
Interfax via Google Translate wrote:Нуланд посетит Украину с двухдневным визитом
Nuland will visit Ukraine with two-day visit
Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland will visit Ukraine with two-day visit.
Thus, according to the announcement on the official website of the Verkhovna Rada Chairman Volodymyr Groisman, on Friday, May 15, V.Nuland hold a meeting with the speaker of the parliament in Kiev.
At the same time a source in dipkrugah said the agency "Interfax-Ukraine", that during his visit to Ukraine on May 15 V.Nuland hold talks with the President, Prime Minister and the leadership of the Ukrainian parliament.
As the agency V.Nuland arrive in Kiev on Thursday evening. On this day, she is scheduled to meet with Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
In addition, during the two-day visit may be working meetings with the leadership of the Foreign Ministry, Interior Ministry and the Ministry of Finance. Continue reading.
NV via Google Translate wrote:Рада назвала аэропорт Симферополя в честь крымскотатарского летчика-испытателя
Parliament called Simferopol Airport in honor of the Crimean Tatar test pilot
Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Thursday adopted a resolution on granting the international airport Simferopol in the Crimea occupied by the name of the Crimean Tatar test pilot, twice Hero of the Soviet Union, Amet-Khan Sultan.
In support of the relevant draft resolution of the People's Deputy faction of authorship Popular Front Andrei Teteruka voted 240 deputies, reports Interfax-Ukraine .
A draft resolution was registered 8 May 2015 under №2796. May 13 the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Culture and Spirituality recommended to take it as a basis and as a whole.Continue reading.
NV via Google Translate wrote:Рада потребовала от России прекратить нарушения прав крымских татар
Parliament demanded that Russia stop the violations of the rights of the Crimean Tatars
Today, 11:00 AM
The Verkhovna Rada has demanded Russia to stop human rights violations in Crimea and called on the international community to condemn the deportation of Crimean Tatars from the peninsula in 1944 and to protect them from discrimination in the present.
During the relevant draft resolution №2821 voted 247 deputies.
The document contains an appeal to the UN, the European Parliament, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, world leaders and all members of the international community condemning the Russian violations of the rights and freedoms of the Crimean Tatar people.
"The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine: demands from the Russian Federation to immediately stop the policy of violation of human rights and freedoms in the Crimea ... including the rights of the Crimean Tatars as an indigenous people of Ukraine; ... appeals to the International Community to condemn the forcible deportation of the Crimean Tatars, carried out by the communist regime of the USSR May 18, 1944, as well as the current Russian actions aimed at violation of its rights of the Crimean Tatar people as an indigenous people of Ukraine; calls on all the world's leading and recognized community leaders to make the necessary efforts for the protection of the Crimean Tatars from discrimination and harassment on the part of the Russian Federation ", - says the circulation. Continue reading.
NV via Google Translate wrote:В доме и кабинете главы Госавиаслужбы прошли обыски
The house and the office of the head of the State Aviation Service were searched
Pravoohrainteli raided the home and the office of the head of the Ministry of Transport Denis Antonyuk.
"In my house, nothing illegal was found, and quietly left, is now going to work", - said the official news agency Interfax-Ukraine , adding that charges him in anything is not put forward.
Antoniuk also said that the search was conducted at the request of airlines Atlasdzhet Ukraine to law enforcement agencies.
As reported, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine in response to requests from members of the Verkhovna Rada, and at the request of the Ministry of Infrastructure, set up a commission, which conducts an audit of the Ministry of Transport.
Earlier, in November 2014 the Association of Ukrainian airline announced that it would offer the prime minister to dismiss the head of the State Aviation Service of Ukraine Antonyuk. Continue reading.
NV via Google Translate wrote:Конец гегемонии ЖЭКов. Рада приняла закон о собственности в многоквартирных домах
The end of the hegemony of ZhEKov. Rada adopted the law on property in apartment buildings
People's deputies supported the second reading and the whole bill on the ownership of the apartment buildings.
This paper introduces the concept of the Civil Code "apartment house", which is defined as a house in which there are three or more apartments.
All owners of the apartments in these homes will be considered as co-owners of the house (his premises, technical networks and equipment) and the land where it is located.
Land ownership is transferred to them free of charge in the manner prescribed by the Cabinet.
The project also envisages the introduction of a steward, who may employ residents of the house to control them, and self-control.
At the same time changes in proportion to the total votes of the owners during the voting at meetings of condominiums. Whereas previously each owner had only one vote, but now the number of votes will depend on the area of its housing. Continue reading.
Hromadske Radio via Google Translate wrote:Силовики договорились с Правым сектором действовать совместно
Security officials have agreed with the right sector to work together
Ukrainian Volunteer Corps "Right Sector" and representatives of the law enforcement agencies of Ukraine at the meeting agreed to "avoid uncoordinated actions." About this on his page on Facebook wrote the leader of the "Right Sector" Dmitry Yarosh. Continue reading.
NV via Google Translate wrote:Гуляем по магазинам, покупаем колбасы. В Крыму организовали гурман-туры на материковую Украину
We walk to the shops, buy sausage. In Crimea, organized gourmet tours to mainland Ukraine
Crimean "businessman" from Sevastopol group gathers for travel products in the mainland territory of Ukraine.
According to the Center for Investigative Journalism , visit the Food cost residents of the occupied Crimea in 2,5 thousand rubles.
According to an announcement krymchanin willing to go to "gourmet tour" harvested at night in Sevastopol and driven through Bakhchisarai, Simferopol and Armenian.
"Arriving at 8 am, walk to the shops to 15:00 and from 15 to 17 travel back. We buy sausage, butter, cheese, sweets, fish and .... Bon appetit to you and your family. We are for a healthy and tasty food!" - says in the ad. Continue reading.
Espresso TV Google Translate wrote:В Києві з балкону випав сусід екс-регіонала Чечетова
In Kiev, fell from the balcony of a neighbor of former Regions Chechetov
MAY 14, 2015 13:03
In Kiev from the window of the house on the street Mishuhy, 2 in which he lived deputy of Regions Mikhail Chechetov, fell 35-year-old man
Law enforcers are considering not only the version of the accident, but suicide
The tragedy occurred yesterday at about 20:00. The man fell to the asphalt with a total of 15 floor balcony and, unfortunately, did not survive.
"He met with friends, they drank in the hallway between floors. All gone, he stood and smoked. And then he stumbled and fell out the window," - told the police.
Law enforcement officials said that the incident is not related to political activities.
Recall that in the same building on February 28 suicide Mikhail Chechetov. He jumped from the 17th floor of the apartment where he lived with his wife. Continue reading.
Interfax via Google Translate wrote:МЧС России в мае направит на восток Украины еще два гумконвоя
Russian Emergency Situations Ministry in May, headed east Ukraine two gumkonvoya
14 May 2015 12:08
Moscow. May 14. INTERFAX.RU - Russian Emergency Situations Ministry will deliver in the Donbass in May, a total of three convoys, said during a meeting of the committee of public support for the inhabitants of the south-east of Ukraine Deputy Minister Vladimir Stepanov.
"Now the 26th gumkonvoy unloaded in the territory of the two republics. Total this month there will be three gumkonvoya", - he said.
Earlier Thursday, the Russian Emergencies Ministry convoy with humanitarian aid went to Donbass. Reportedly, more than 100 cars driven over 1.1 ths. Tons of humanitarian cargo. Among them, food, daily necessities, building materials and educational literature for Donbass students.Continue reading.
Espreso TV via Google Translate wrote:В Києві до Дня Незалежності мають позбутися всіх Ленінів, серпів та молотів
In Kiev's Independence Day should get rid of all of Lenin, hammer and sickle
MAY 14, 2015 13:40
Cabinet adopted decommunisation Kyiv procedure, which involves dismantling any images leader Vladimir Lenin and communism emblem "Hammer and Sickle"
For a decision "to replace the communist symbols on buildings belonging to communal property territorial community of Kyiv" voted 86 deputies, reports Espreso.TV . referring to RBC-Ukraine.
"The decision to replace the communist symbols in buildings of communal property," - said Alexander Vovchenko initiator solution.
In accordance with the procedure involves the complete replacement of the entire communist symbols until 30 March 2016.
As explained in the press service of the city authorities, this decision of the Department of communal property KSCA instructed to June 28, 2015 to list buildings of communal property, on which the communist symbols and graphics make its dismantling.
In turn, the balance-mentioned buildings commissioned to execute measures to dismantle communist symbols to August 24, 2015, and before March 31, 2016 - set characters instead dismantled communism state symbols of Ukraine. Continue reading.
Pravda UA via Google Translate wrote:Держава не дає грошей на будівництво "Стіни" - завод імені Фрунзе
The state gives money for construction of the "Wall" - Plant named after Frunze
Thursday, May 14, 2015, 13:59
The "Wall" at the border between Kharkiv region and Russia is implemented by private initiative, the producer fences.
This writes the " Interfax-Ukraine ", referring to the press service of the plant.
It is noted that construction of the fence on the border of Ukraine and Russia is still entirely by private initiative.
Kharkiv "Frunze plant" that has produced more than 4 km duties within the state government order of "The Wall" to strengthen the Ukrainian-Russian border, decided to allocate their own funds to start work on the installation fence "- said the press service.
"Border guards have not yet received targeted money for the work, and the beginning of the year to decide to install a fence or not, when and by what means. So at some point we decided to allocate funds for starting work, the guards for their part have attracted volunteers" - said Chairman of the Board of JSC "Zavod im. Frunze" Alexander Vasilenko.
According to him, to date has installed more than 360 m fence and prepared to install another 100 m. Continue reading.
ZN via Google Translate wrote:[bРада ввела новый вид депозитов без возможности досрочного снятия][/b]
Parliament introduced a new type of deposits without the possibility of early withdrawal
May 14 at 14:55
At the same time, introduced the possibility for investors to choose the service term deposit with the prescribed conditions under which collect funds on the term deposit can be.
Verkhovna Rada adopted the law amending the conditions for the return of term deposits (the bill №1195), in which depositors may not require banks early withdrawal of term deposits. The head of the profile of the subcommittee and the author of the bill Rizanenko Paul explained that the new document divides the term deposits of two types: term and term with the possibility of early repayment. The scheme return of deposits on demand remain unchanged - investors are entitled to receive them on demand. The document, among other things, amends the Civil Code, providing that under the bank term deposit bank is obliged to give it, and interest thereon to the expiration date specified in the contract of bank deposit. Exceptions should be prescribed in the document term deposit with the possibility of early withdrawal. The adoption of the bill in the first reading at the beginning of April this year, welcomed the commercial banks and the NBU, which has repeatedly complained that the current legislative framework almost equates term deposits to demand deposits, reducing the stability of the banking system in crisis. The law also amends the Civil Code of Ukraine and the Law "On securities and stock market", according to which the Bank will be able to klientі deposits and accrued interest on fixed-term contracts only bank at the end of the contract period. Continue reading.
ZN via Google Translate wrote:Голосовавшим за "диктаторские законы" запретили быть ректорами вузов
Vote for "dictatorial law" be banned from university rectors
May 14 at 14:55
The ban was a rector covers corruption, persons subject to lustration, and vote for the "dictatorial law."
Verkhovna Rada amended the law "On Higher Education." The bill №2599-1 generally supported the 226 deputies. The law establishes clear criteria for candidates for the post of university rectors or acting head of the higher education institutions. In particular, the rector can not be persons convicted of corruption offenses during the past year. In addition, the post of rector can not hold a person subject to lustration, in accordance with paragraph 3 of Article 1 of the Law "On the cleansing power" . In discussing the bill with an amendment to vote chapter head of the faction "Block Poroshenko" Yuriy Lutsenko, "the Rector should be a person who did not vote for the dictatorial laws of January 16th . " All the presidents who do not meet the new standards, to be dismissed within two weeks after the entry into force of this law. Continue reading.
UNIAN wrote:ATO: Militants using OSCE markings to cover movement in Donbas conflict zone
14.05.2015 | 15:01
Russian-backed militants are using OSCE markings to cover their movement along the demarcation line in the Donbas conflict zone, National Security and Defense Council spokesman Andriy Lysenko said at a briefing in Kyiv on Thursday, according to an UNIAN correspondent.
"According to intelligence reports, the militants are violating international agreements and rules of warfare and using the OSCE markings for free movement and [conducting] reconnaissance along the demarcation line," Lysenko said.
"It is worth noting that the members of the armed groups are moving in cars that are not used by the representatives of the OSCE special monitoring mission," he said.
"In addition, the routes of the militants do not coincide with the routes of movement of the [real] OSCE observers," Lysenko said. Continue reading.