#EuroMajdan # єvromaydan Chronicle 12/12/2013
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UPD: 12/17/2013 On the Euromaidan in Kiev appeared the Western Wall
On the Independence Square in Kiev, a new attraction appeared - the Wailing and Struggling Wall. This is a hedge of hundreds of wooden bars, on each of them is written the name of the city of Ukraine, from which the protesters who signed it came.
According to the publication New Region, according to the creator of the project, Pavel from Berdichev, there are a lot of people who want to sign the bar, and the logs are used to heat the protest camp located on the corner of Institutskaya and Khreshchatyk streets.
Last night, part of the signed bars had to be burned with the aim of heating, however, the hedge was quickly restored. The wailing and fighting wall attracts tourists and protesters, and has become one of the main places for photographing on the Maidan.
UPD: 12/17/2013 Yanukovych meets with Putin in the Kremlin
Today, December 17, in the Moscow Kremlin, a meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin with Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych began.
Putin said he expected great results from today's meeting.
“I very much hope that we will be able to advance in solving the issues that are most sensitive to us. Ukraine, without any doubt, in the full sense of the word, is our strategic partner and ally,” Putin said.
Yanukovych, in turn, expressed hope for the resolution of economic and trade issues between the states.
"In the near future, we will need to coordinate this work not only between our states - Russia and Ukraine - but also with other CIS countries, so that our free trade zone will fully work," said President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych.
Recall that on Tuesday a meeting of the Russian-Ukrainian interstate commission will take place with the participation of the leaders of the two countries. It should be signed a number of documents. As expected, the parties will discuss including the price of gas for Kiev and the possibility of providing a loan to Ukraine.
UPD: 12/17/2013 Canned food from young girls in the EU: video report from a meeting of Soviet officers in Dnepropetrovsk
On Sunday, December 15, in Dnepropetrovsk near the monument to Lenin, a rally against the EU was organized by the Union of Soviet Officers of Ukraine.
A video from the rally appeared on the Internet, which captures the eight-minute fiery speech of one of the speakers.
In particular, the speaker voiced the terrible consequences that await Ukraine after the signing of the Association Agreement with the European Union: “A cannibalistic experiment is being conducted on our country, the association agreement will destroy our population, Zionist sages set a quota for the number of people living in Ukraine at 2.7 million. .. Even now, young girls are already being killed and canned meat is made of them! "
Grandpa ... where are you going?
UPD: 12/17/2013 Andriy Shevchenko about Euromaidan: The main thing is to do without blood
Last week, Ukrainian football legend Andriy Shevchenko participated in the charity star poker tournament in Prague - EPT Charity Challenge. Communicating with reporters, he commented on the situation in Ukraine, saying that he supported the country's European integration path.
“I have a pain in this situation. I am Ukrainian, I’m a patriot of my country. In view of what is happening today in Ukraine, the most important thing for me is to do without blood, not to hurt people. As for my opinion, I support European integration "- said Shevchenko.
UPD: 12/17/2013 Ukraine will ask Russia for a loan of $ 15 billion - Bloomberg
Ukraine is in talks with Russia on a $ 15 billion loan. This was reported by Bloomberg with reference to its sources.
According to Bloomberg, Kiev may receive part of this loan in the amount of $ 5 billion before the end of this year.
The information that negotiations are underway has already been confirmed by the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation, however, they refused to provide any details.
Earlier, the Ukrainian government could not agree on a $ 15 billion loan with the International Monetary Fund.
Meanwhile, The Financial Times writes: "High-ranking Ukrainian officials said negotiations are underway with Moscow to provide loans of at least $ 10 billion in exchange for selling assets to Russia. This step could exacerbate the geopolitical struggle between Moscow and the EU for influence in Ukraine." .
In addition, Ukrainian ministers are hoping to get a substantial discount on Russian natural gas and sign a roadmap to stop the interruptions in the movement of goods across the border, which cost Ukraine $ 2 billion since July, intensifying the political and financial crisis in Kiev.
On Tuesday, December 17, a meeting between the presidents of Ukraine and the Russian Federation, Viktor Yanukovych, and Vladimir Putin, will be held in Moscow. It is expected that the parties will sign at least 13 documents on further cooperation between the countries.
Recall that earlier the Ukrainian government could not agree on a $ 15 billion loan with the International Monetary Fund. Prime Minister Mykola Azarov said he expects that on Tuesday, the presidents will be able to agree on a gas price. At the same time, authorities said that signing of documents leading Ukraine to the Customs Union is not planned. However, the opposition fears that Yanukovych could still sign such an agreement.
UPD: 12/17/2013 The court will not touch the barricades in Kiev until January 28
Protesters can block the central streets of the city for at least another month and a half.
Yesterday, December 16, a hearing was held at the Pechersk court to remove any obstacles from the Independence Square and adjacent streets, both from the roadway and from sidewalks. The city administration appealed to the court with such a demand, the Events program on Ukraine TV channel reports.
The hearing began in the evening, however, an hour later the judges ended their working day. And so the consideration was postponed until January 28 of next year.
UPD: 12/17/2013 Singer Ruslana summoned for interrogation at GPU
On Tuesday, December 17, the singer and public figure Ruslana Lyzhichko was summoned for questioning by the Prosecutor General.
“I arrived at the investigative department of the GPU at 18. Borisoglebskaya, I’m waiting, just in case, for a lawyer,” Ruslana wrote on her Facebook page at about 10 a.m.
“We’ve already entered. Cabinet 308. Pivovarenko Yury Nikolaevich, an investigator from the prosecutor’s office. Smiling and affable,” the singer wrote: later, noting that she went into the office with lawyer Artem.
Recall, the Prosecutor General’s Office calls on Euromaidan activists as part of an investigation into the beating of participants in a peaceful demonstration when they were dispersed by a Golden Eagle on the night of November 30 on Independence Square in Kiev.
Currently, four officials are charged with abuse of power: deputy secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Vladimir Sivkovich, head of Kyiv City State Administration Alexander Popov and head of the Kiev police Valery Koryak, as well as his deputy Peter Fedchuk.
UPD: 12/17/2013 Vitali Klitschko refused boxing for the sake of politics
Vitali Klitschko refused the title of reigning world boxing champion according to the WBC and announced the temporary suspension of his sports career. According to the athlete, he decided to devote himself completely to politics and run for president of Ukraine in 2015.
Thus, the WBC championship belt becomes vacant. Nevertheless, by decision of the council, Klitschko will remain an honorary champion, which gives him the right to call the new owner of this title at any time.