Russia to supply electric power to Luhansk
Russian government decided to provide uninterrupted supplies of electricity to Luhansk region in Ukraine in respect that Kyiv terminated electric power supply for the self-proclaimed “Luhansk People’s Republic”. Boris Gryzlov, the permanent representative of Russia in the Minsk trilateral contact group, said that, Interfax reported.
PACE creates new body to look into Agramunt's case
A new anti-corruption body will be created within the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe to investigate the facts of power abuse by the PACE high command. The members of the Bureau of the PACE discussed the issue on the closed meeting today.
Raiffeisen Bank Aval CEO Lavrenchuk reportedly agrees to head NBU - media
Chairman of the Board of Raiffeisen Bank Aval Volodymyr Lavrenchuk has reportedly given consent to take up post of the Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) as a successor of Valeria Gontareva, Ukraine's TV Channel 24 reported with reference to an informed source in the NBU.
Landmine that wrecked OSCE vehicle could be Russian, - SBU
The explosive device that wrecked the OSCE car in Luhansk region could have been supplied to pro-Kremlin militants from Russia. Oleksandr Tkachuk, the spokesman of Ukraine’s Security Service reported that in his commentary for 112 Ukraine TV channel.
OSCE mission resumes patrolling of Donbas
The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) reported resumption of its activity on both sides of the Donbas contact line on Tuesday.
Russia mulls power supplies to occupied area of Luhansk region
Russian government has decided to provide the militant-occupied part of Luhansk region with uninterrupted electricity supplies, according to the Russian envoy to the trilateral contact group for the Donbas settlement, Boris Gryzlov, RIA Novosti reports.
North Atlantic Council delegates led by Stoltenberg to visit Ukraine in July
Delegates of the North Atlantic Council (NAC), which is the principal political decision-making body of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), who will be led by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, will visit Ukraine in July, according to Ukraine's Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze.
Russia funds and manages conflict in Ukraine, leaks show – Atlantic Council
Hacked emails show that the Kremlin directs and funds the ostensibly independent "republics" in eastern Ukraine and runs military operations there, Aric Toler and Melinda Haring wrote in an article for Atlantic Council titled "Russia Funds and Manages Conflict in Ukraine, Leaks Show."
Donbas debt on electricity almost $407 million, - Tuka
Deputy Minister for the temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons George Tuka named the amount of debt for electricity supplied to the uncontrolled territories. The debt of Luhansk Energy Association (LEO) is 185 billion dollars and in Donetsk region is around 220 billion dollars.
‘Head of DNR military intelligence’: Moscow responsible for MH17 tragedy,- media
Leader of the self-defense unit of Zaporizhia and a veteran of Afghanistan Sergey Tiunov said that on the recording of intercepted telephones conversations between the ‘head of DNR military intelligence’ ‘Khmuryi’ and a separatist with call sign ‘Buryat’ posted by JIT investigators in October 2015 he recognized the voice of Russian colonel Sergei Dubinskiy with the call sign ‘Khmuryi’. In JIT materials ‘Khmuryi’ appears as responsible for the movement of missile from Russian border to the territory controlled by separatists.
Donbas conflict: Enemy attacks 9 times, Ukrainian forces adhere to ceasefire regime
ussia-backed occupation forces continue violating ceasefire regime and conducting provocative shelling on positions of Ukrainian Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) forces in Donbas. Enemy opened fire 9 times at strongholds of the Armed Forces since midnight. This was reported by ATO HQ on Facebook.
Ukraine's Defense & Security chief Turchynov blames Kremlin for OSCE car blast
Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov insists that the Russian leaders are to blame for an OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) patrol car incident when one U.S. citizen was killed and two other foreign citizens (Germany and the Czech Republic) were injured in a roadside mine blast in Donbas on April 23.