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UPD: 04/17/2014 "Molotov cocktails, broken cars and other post-apocalypse", - Mariupol National Guard after the assault. Photo report

Molotov cocktails, broken cars and other post-apocalypse - Mariupol National Guard after the assault. Photo report Molotov cocktails, broken cars and other post-apocalypse - Mariupol National Guard after the assault. Photo report
Molotov cocktails, broken cars and other post-apocalypse - Mariupol National Guard after the assault. Photo report Molotov cocktails, broken cars and other post-apocalypse - Mariupol National Guard after the assault. Photo report

Journalists were briefly allowed into the territory of the National Guard under the military unit in Mariupol that was attacked at night. About this on Facebook writes a local activist Sergeant Nechiporenko.

"Provincial Mariupol became the world capital of news overnight. By noon, there were representatives of at least a dozen European TV channels and other writing brethren ... The cordon was removed. At the request of the reporters, the guards allowed everyone to enter the unit for a few minutes. The press received fat pictures - Molotov , broken glass, carcass of cars and other postapocalypse, "he said.

Recall, on the night of Thursday, an armed group of 300 people attacked the military unit of the National Guard in Mariupol. During the special operation conducted by the units of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, most of the gang was disarmed and disarmed. The search for the rest of the attackers is ongoing.

UPD: 04/17/2014 The meeting in Ukraine in Geneva lasts for the seventh hour. Photo report

The meeting in Ukraine in Geneva is already the seventh hour. Photo report The meeting in Ukraine in Geneva is already the seventh hour. Photo report
The meeting in Ukraine in Geneva is already the seventh hour. Photo report The meeting in Ukraine in Geneva is already the seventh hour. Photo report
The meeting in Ukraine in Geneva is already the seventh hour. Photo report The meeting in Ukraine in Geneva is already the seventh hour. Photo report

The heads of the foreign affairs agencies of Ukraine, Russia, the United States and the European Union behind closed doors are discussing ways out of the crisis. Negotiations last for the seventh hour instead of the planned two.

As of 5:30 pm Kyiv time, the meeting in Geneva of US Secretary of State John Kerry, EU diplomat Catherine Ashton and the leaders of the Ukrainian and Russian Foreign Ministries Andrei Deschitsa and Sergey Lavrov still did not end.

Consultations in the format of the heads of the foreign affairs agencies began at 12:00 am Kyiv time. Initially, it was planned that the discussion of the crisis in Ukraine would last about two hours, after which it would switch to a working lunch mode.

No results have been reported yet.

UPD: 04/17/2014 A 92-year-old veteran of World War II came to the headquarters of the National Defense to enroll in new recruits. Photo of the day

92-летний ветеран Великой Отечественной войны пришел в штаб Национальной защиты записаться в новобранцы. ФОТО дня

Even the veterans, who are already more than 90 years old, come to the points of record of volunteers in the ranks of the special divisions for the protection of public order.

"Nikolai Ostashevsky, a 92-year veteran of the Great Patriotic War, came to the headquarters of the National Defense of the Dnipropetrovsk region to enroll in recruits, Dnepropetrovsk, April 17, 2014," the agency reported and published a photo of a volunteer ready to defend his homeland again.

UPD: 04/17/2014 At the "time of tension", the control for the entry into Ukraine of men from the Russian Federation and Crimeans is strengthened - the State Border Service

На время напряжения усилен контроль для въезда в Украину мужчин из РФ и крымчан, - Госпогранслужба

The State Border Service has strengthened control on its borders. Ukrainian Pravda was informed about this by the Head of the Department for Interaction with the Media, ensuring access to public information and working with citizens' appeals, Oleg Slobodchan.

"We were forced to significantly strengthen border control in connection with the available information about possible provocations on the state border, up to the terrorist threat," he said

According to Slobodian, the control has been strengthened since Thursday and introduced "for the time of tension".

He confirmed that the restrictions apply to men with Russian passports aged 16 to 60 years, men with Ukrainian citizenship and place of registration in the Crimea and Sevastopol.

In addition, control has been tightened with respect to women aged 20–35 who are registered in the Crimea and the city of Sevastopol.

UPD: 04/17/2014 Russia is leaning towards deportation of Crimean Tatars from the peninsula, - Dzhemilev

Россия склоняется к депортации крымских татар из полуострова, - Джемилев

MP, member of the Batkivshchyna faction Mustafa Dzhemilev reported that, according to his information, the opinion about the deportation of Crimean Tatars from the peninsula prevails in the government circles of Russia.

He said this today on the sidelines of the parliament, reports UNN.

"I have information that in the power of Russia, in the FSB circles, the majority of votes are in favor of deporting the Crimean Tatars," he said.

"But most likely it will not be like in 1944, when they came with assault rifles, but they will simply survive. This is such a mild version, which was immediately after the annexation of Crimea to Russia in 1783. Then they did not take the carriages, but took the land, mocked with holy feelings, the intelligentsia was destroyed, and the rest were forced to migrate. Today there are ten times more Crimean Tatars in Turkey than in Crimea, "the people's deputy said.

UPD: 04/17/2014 About that. how Russia was preparing for war. Infographics

О том. как Россия готовилась к войне. Инфографика

In the near 2012, Zbigniew Brzezinski in his work “Strategic Vision. America and the Crisis of World Power” suggested that Russia would swallow Ukraine through imperial ambitions.

An American political analyst warned about political and economic sabotage of the Kremlin and about a military invasion.

After two years of incredible assumptions embodied in real life. Moscow occupied the Crimea.

Large-scale and bold propaganda played a key role in the annexation of 27 thousand square kilometers of the sovereign territory of Ukraine. However, the role of the well-armed Russian army, notorious as "green men", is no less important.

It is impossible not to condemn the military conflicts in Chechnya and Abkhazia, as well as the support of the Russians in the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh. These are frank acts of state aggression; they cannot cope with the system if it is a question of internal problems.

UPD: 04/17/2014 The largest military exercises in ten years took place in the Nikolaev region. Photo report

В Николаевской области прошли самые масштабные военные учения за десять лет. ФОТОрепортаж

Tactical drills of the N-sky mechanized brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were held at the Wide Lan range.

Together with officers and contract servicemen, the combat missions were carried out by the mobilized reservists, the press service of the Ministry of Defense reports.

UPD: 04/17/2014 The doctor who finished off the beaten Euromaidanovts with her legs is arrested - Avakov

Активисты опознали женщину, добивавшую избитых людей в Харькове. ВИДЕО+ФОТО

A resident of the city of Chuguyev (Kharkiv region), who inflicted bodily harm on participants of a peaceful rally in support of a united Ukraine in Kharkiv last Sunday at the exit of the metro, was taken to the police station, investigative actions are being carried out with her, reports Interior Minister Arsen Avakov.

"The same .... Doctor!? From Chuguev. The one who finished off the beaten Euromaidanovts. From the operational report: April 13, 2014, during a rally near Shevchenko Park in Kharkov, and at the exit from the Universitet metro station, on the square Freedom took place in a conflict situation in which pro-Russian citizens were beaten by Euromaidan activists. As a result, they were injured, ”the head of the ministry wrote on his Facebook page on Thursday.

A. Avakov said that on this fact, on April 13, criminal proceedings were opened on grounds of part 4 of Article 296 of the Criminal Code (malicious hooliganism with the use of objects for causing bodily harm).

"In the course of the investigative-operational activities, citizen A. was born in 1961, a resident of the town of Chugueva, Kharkiv region. According to the collected evidence, it was established that she took an active part in beating Euromaidan activists and causing them bodily harm," the minister said.

According to A. Avakov, at 10:30 on Thursday, the said woman was taken to the investigative department of the Kharkiv city police department of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the Kharkiv region. With her are investigative actions. The question of reporting her suspicion and the choice of a preventive measure.

UPD: 04/17/2014 Four-sided negotiations on Ukraine started in Geneva

В Женеве стартовали четырехсторонние переговоры по Украине

The quadripartite meeting (US, EU, Ukraine and the Russian Federation) to resolve the situation in Ukraine began on Thursday in Geneva.

The Ukrainian side is and. about. Foreign Minister Andrei Deshchitsa, USA - Secretary of State John Kerry, EU - Catherine Ashton, Head of European Diplomacy, Russian Federation - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

UPD: 04/17/2014 Assault on a military unit in Mariupol: militants wounded passersby. PHOTO report + VIDEO

Штурм воинской части в Мариуполе: боевики ранили случайных прохожих. ФОТОрепортаж+ВИДЕО

Tonight, about 400 unknown attacked a military unit of the National Guard in Mariupol.

The attackers threw incendiary land mines and "Molotov cocktails" and opened fire on the guard, reports

On alarm, all police units of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Mariupol were raised. By joint efforts of the armed police and the National Guard under - after a short battle, the attacking gang was dispersed, mostly localized and disarmed.

According to preliminary data, among the attackers were three dead, 13 wounded, 63 detainees. There are no losses among the employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

The attackers, retreating, wounded two bystanders, burned a minibus and set fire to one of the buildings next to the military unit.

UPD: 04/17/2014 Gasoline runs out in the occupied Crimea. Fuel prices skyrocketed

В оккупированном Крыму заканчивается бензин. Цены на топливо резко взлетели

Fuel reserves in the Crimea are running out. There are no supplies by rail now, gasoline transportation from the mainland by cars will be too expensive, which will affect the cost of fuel.

The way out is the sale of Russian gasoline. However, suppliers do not know how to import it to the peninsula.

“We do not have a form of payments with the Russian Federation, there are no ruble accounts, we have not worked out logistics. This is new for us - not only for operators, but also our Russian partners,” said the director of the fuel and energy company Lenur Settarov, Censor NO informs with a link to the league.

It is impossible to pay in dollars in the territory of one country, the hryvnia is not accepted, there are no rubles yet. It is impossible to leave the property as a pledge - notaries do not know how to work in the new conditions. Oil traders hope that the authorities of the Crimea will be able to resolve these issues with Moscow within a week, otherwise the fuel crisis cannot be avoided.

The first deputy chairman of the Republican Committee on Fuel, Energy and Innovation Policy of the Crimea reported that there is less than ten days left on the peninsula. Therefore, the cost of gasoline at Simferopol gas stations is growing. If recently the 92nd cost 12 UAH, then today it is more than 13 UAH, and the cost of the 95th is gradually approaching 15 UAH. per liter, says the plot of ATR.

UPD: 04/17/2014 25th separate airborne brigade will be disbanded for cowardice and surrender of weapons, - Turchinov. VIDEO

25-separate airborne brigade will be disbanded for cowardice and surrender of weapons.

This was stated by Parliament Speaker Alexander Turchinov.

"The 25th separate airborne brigade, whose servicemen showed cowardice and surrendered their weapons, will be disbanded, and the servicemen responsible for this will be held accountable before the court," said Turchinov.

He gave relevant instructions to the Ministry of Defense and the General Prosecutor’s Office of Ukraine.

In addition, the head of parliament said that the National Guard had fought off an attempt to storm a military unit by terrorists "for the purpose of seizing weapons and armored vehicles" this night.

According to him, during the assault, the criminals used "automatic weapons, grenades and bottles with a combustible mixture."

“As a result of the operation of the National Guard, three criminals were killed, thirteen injured, sixty-three captured. Others fled and are now being pursued by the police, ”said Turchinov.

UPD: 04/17/2014 South Stream Dies: Bulgaria Dismantles Pipes

Южный поток умирает: Болгария разбирает трубы

Pipes, lighting and even the flags of the South Stream facility with the first weld seam are disassembled until better times on the territory of Bulgaria.

This happened after the European Parliament decided that the project should not be implemented, reports Censor. There is no referring to the League.

Recall that the European Union is close to freezing the construction of the South Stream gas pipeline under the Black Sea, the total value of which is 30 billion euros ($ 50 billion). According to analysts, this is the first serious response of the EU to the annexation of Crimea by Russia. This became known after the meeting of the President of the European Commission (EC) Jose Manuel Barroso with Bulgarian politicians. According to reports, at this meeting, Barroso asked Bulgaria not to interfere with the “new tough EU policy” regarding the project or the EU’s intention to respond to the situation in Ukraine. “Be very careful,” Barroso asked.

South Stream is Gazprom’s infrastructure project to build a gas pipeline bypassing Ukraine with a capacity of 63 billion cubic meters. m across the Black Sea to the countries of Southern and Central Europe.

UPD: 04/17/2014 Ukrainian troops took under heavy guard a military airfield in Kramatorsk

Украинские войска взяли под усиленную охрану военный аэродром в Краматорске

On April 16, the Ukrainian military reinforced the security of the military airfield in Kramatorsk, Donetsk Region. This is the press service of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.

“During the anti-terrorism measures, one of the units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine arrived at the airfield. The servicemen carried out a set of measures to counter possible attacks by sabotage and terrorist groups and an attempt to seize a military facility,” the Defense Ministry said.

According to the report, at present, the situation around the military airfield is controlled, the object is operating normally. The personnel is provided with all necessary and ready to perform tasks for the intended purpose.

UPD: 04/17/2014 At the departures from Vinnytsia 10 roadblocks were established

На выездах из Винницы установили 10 блокпостов

10 roadblocks installed on the outskirts of Vinnitsa.

It is reported portal On April 16, the Vinnitsa Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs introduced the Siren plan for the next 24 hours. In order to prevent provocations in the city, the personnel were raised in alarm and organized 10 roadblocks on the outskirts of the city. Police officers are checking vehicles in search of unregistered weapons.

Recall that in Ukraine announced the start of a large-scale anti-terrorist operation with the participation of the Armed Forces.

UPD: 04/17/2014 Avakov: In Mariupol, during the attack on a military unit, 3 militants were killed, 13 were wounded and 63 were detained

Аваков: В Мариуполе при атаке на воинскую часть убиты 3 боевика, 13 ранены и 63 задержаны

At night, in response to an attack on a military unit of the National Guard in Mariupol, the units of the Ministry of Internal Affairs conducted an operation to localize a gang of attackers numbering about 300 people. This was announced by Interior Minister Arsen Avakov on his Facebook page.

"After the attackers threw in a military unit with incendiary bombs and" Molotov cocktails "and opened fire on the guards, the national guard men opened warning fire. Then, after the warning, in accordance with the statute, with a repeated attack, a fire to kill", the head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs wrote .

According to Avakov, all the police units of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Mariupol were alarmed. By joint efforts of the armed police and the National Guard under - after a short battle, the attacking gang was dispersed, mostly localized and disarmed.

“Considering such an aggressive attack on a military unit, the Interior Ministry grouping, according to our decision, is backed up by Omega special forces. Helicopters are deployed. At present, the SBU is documenting the facts with the police. The operation continues. - said the head of the Ministry of Interior.

In addition, Avakov notes that there are no casualties among Interior Ministry officials: “According to preliminary data, among the militants attacking were 3 dead, 13 wounded, 63 detainees. Weapons were withdrawn. Communication equipment and telephone numbers of Russian operators. Identification of the detainees of the attackers is ongoing.”

UPD: 04/17/2014 Regional Kolesnikov denies the presence in Ukraine of military from the Russian Federation

Регионал Колесников отрицает наличие в Украине военных из РФ

People’s Deputy from the Party of Regions Boris Kolesnikov argues that there are no Russian saboteurs in the Donbas.

He stated this at the extraordinary congress of deputies of the PR in the Donetsk region, UNIAN reports.

Kolesnikov * said that he does not have official confirmation that among the separatists seizing administrative buildings in the north of the Donetsk region there are Russian military. To the question of where the separatists have modern Russian-made weapons, many of whose samples are not officially sold in Ukraine, he replied: "100 million Kalashnikov assault rifles are sold in the world and you know this better than anyone."

Kolesnikov also stressed that in order to solve the problem of separatist speeches in the region, there are law enforcement agencies in Ukraine that must hold talks with them. "The Minister of the Interior and the head of the Security Service of Ukraine must enter into negotiations ... not the head of the village council .... There is no municipal police, therefore, local councils are defenseless," said the deputy.

Recall yesterday the Party of Regions adopted a resolution of the extraordinary congress of deputies of all levels of the Donetsk region. In the text of the resolution, the Regionals are demanding to immediately make the following changes to the Constitution of Ukraine: to give Russian the status of the second state in Ukraine; approve the direct election of heads of regional state administrations (governors); to grant the right to the regions to independently pursue a humanitarian policy in their territories, to grant autonomy to local universities.