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UPD: 04/18/2014 SBU put Alexander Yanukovich on the wanted list

СБУ объявила в розыск Александра Януковича

The eldest son of the ex-president of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych Alexander was wanted.

Information about him appeared in the section "Individuals, who cheated over the organs of the authorities" on the website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

According to the search card, Alexander Yanukovych was wanted by the Security Service of Ukraine. He is accused of committing a crime under Article 366, part 2 of the Criminal Code - forgery, forgery of documents, as well as drafting and issuing of false documents, causing serious consequences.

UPD: 04/18/2014 "Pass the separatist". An anti-terrorism ad has appeared on the Internet. VIDEO

The initiative to change weapons and terrorists for money was the reason for shooting a special commercial. Video advertising has already appeared on the Internet.

UPD: 04/18/2014 Naumenko: Liquidation of the “Kurchenko schemes” increased the import of gasoline by 83%

Науменко: Ликвидация схем Курченко увеличила ввоз бензина на 83%

Zp account of the destruction of shadow schemes, the growth of customs payments amounted, compared with March, 550 million UAH.

This was announced by Deputy Minister of income and fees of Ukraine Vitaly Naumenko on Thursday at a press conference in Kiev, reports Tsenzor.NET with reference to Ukrinform.

“Kurchenko’s schemes were broken. And in March, compared with February, the official import of petroleum products increased. In particular, gasoline imports increased by 83%, diesel fuel - by 60.9%, ”said Naumenko.

According to him, only in April, the growth of customs payments amounted, compared with March, to 550 million UAH. At the same time, Naumenko stressed that this was achieved not due to over-pricing of goods at customs, but due to the destruction of shadow schemes.

In addition, the growth of the dollar, according to Naumenko, does not affect the performance of customs payments to the budget.

UPD: 04/18/2014 Russia is a wasteland, and the demographic problems there are enormous. For them, the ideal option is simply to destroy Ukraine, a political scientist

Россия - пустошь, и демографические проблемы там колоссальные. Для них идеальный вариант - просто уничтожить Украину, - политолог

Despite the presence of the largest territory in the world, Russia is still at a low level of development. According to the broadcast channel "BTB" said political analyst Alexander Paliy.

“And some of our figures of the famous party are playing along with it. After all, they want to continue to manage those oppressed people and resources. For Russia, the ideal option is simply to destroy Ukraine, and even better, the whole world. Why it is needed is unknown. This, you know, the Mongol-Tatars had such a slogan: "To the last sea!" And the Russians took this ideology. There is no rational explanation for this - it is in psychology. That is, these gains do not give the development of Russia. Look at modern Russia. This is the largest territory in the world, and you understand what level of development there is, ”said Paly.

“Russians cannot dispose of what they have. And there are areas where you can go for a week and not see a single living person. It is a wasteland in many ways. And, by the way, the aggression on Ukraine is largely due to the fact that Russia is a wasteland, and the demographic problems there are enormous. They want to send Ukrainians to Siberia, so that they build barriers against the Chinese there. They want to eat our blood - that's how it's called in simple words. Get drunk on our blood and eat economically, politically, demographically, etc., ”the political scientist concluded.

UPD: 04/18/2014 Obama Skeptical of Russia's Promises in Geneva

Обама скептически относится к обещаниям России в Женеве

The agreement reached at the quadripartite talks in Geneva on the crisis in Ukraine offers the prospect of de-escalating tensions in this country. This was stated by US President Barack Obama

He said that the question now is whether Russia will use its influence “to undermine” efforts to restore order in Ukraine.

Obama added that he is discussing with the allies the following sanctions against Russia, if there is no progress in the development of the situation.

The US president claims that, given Russia's previous actions, he is skeptical.

Obama in the White House commented on the results of the quadrilateral meeting of the heads of foreign ministries of Ukraine, the United States, the European Union and Russia.

In a Geneva statement, the parties noted that the administrative buildings illegally seized in Ukraine should be freed and returned to their rightful owners. The parties also decided to expand the mandate of the OSCE observers already existing in Ukraine - now they will not only assess the preparations for the elections on May 25, but will also help the Ukrainian authorities and local communities to de-escalate the situation.

UPD: 04/18/2014 In the Sumy region along the entire length of the border with Russia dig a ditch

На Сумщине по всей длине границы с Россией роют ров

In the Sumy region dig a ditch for the entire length of the border with Russia.

This was stated by the head of the Sumy Regional State Administration Vladimir Shulga, reports Tsenzor.NET with reference to Ukrinform. "Now we have already dug out about 20 kilometers of such a ditch 4 meters wide and 2 meters deep," noted Schulga. According to him, this is done to prevent heavy military equipment from Russia from passing through the territory of Ukraine, as well as to prevent smugglers from entering Sumy. Earlier, Censor. NO reported that Ukraine is ready to completely close the border with Russia.

UPD: 04/18/2014 The Geneva Accords: the full text of the resolution following the quadripartite talks

Женевские договоренности: полный текст резолюции по итогам четырехсторонних переговоров

The parties agreed on the release of administrative buildings, refraining from violence, de-escalation of the conflict and constitutional reform.

At the Geneva meeting on the situation in Ukraine, the parties agreed on initial concrete steps to de-escalate tensions and restore security for all citizens. This is stated in the text of the resolution following today's meeting of heads of diplomatic missions of the United States, the European Union, Ukraine and Russia, published on the website of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry, reports LigaBusinessInform.

The text of the resolution on the results of the meeting in Geneva also states:

“All parties should refrain from any violence, intimidation or provocative actions. Participants strongly condemned and rejected all manifestations of extremism, racism and religious intolerance, including anti-Semitism.

All illegal armed groups must be disarmed; all illegally occupied buildings must be returned to their rightful owners; all illegally occupied streets, squares and other public places in Ukrainian cities and towns should be freed.

Amnesty will be granted to protesters and those who left the building, other public places and surrendered weapons, with the exception of those found guilty of crimes.

It was decided that the OSCE Special Observer Mission should play a leading role in assisting the Ukrainian authorities and local communities in the direct implementation of these de-escalation measures where they are most needed. The United States, the EU, and Russia pledge to support this mission, including through the provision of observers.

Announced the beginning of the constitutional process, transparent and accountable. It will include the immediate creation of a broad national dialogue, covering all regions of Ukraine and political constituencies, the creation of conditions for the consideration of public comments and proposed amendments.

Participants emphasized the importance of economic and financial stability in Ukraine and will be ready to discuss additional support when the above steps are implemented. "

Recall, consultations in the format of the heads of the foreign affairs agencies began today at 12:00, 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. However, negotiations were delayed for more than seven hours. The Ukrainian delegation at the talks is headed by Foreign Minister Andrei Deshchitsa.