#EuroMajdan # євромайдан Чроника 08/21/2014
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UPD: 08/21/2014 The Russian Channel issued footage from Baikonur for shelling Makiivka
Russian TV has once again been caught cheating.
The Russian TV channel Zvezda on the night of August 21 showed shelling by the Ukrainian security forces from the Tochka-U Makeevka missile system in the Donetsk region, using footage from Baikonur. This was stated by the speaker of the National Security and Defense Council Information and Analytical Center Andrei Lysenko.
In particular, in the plot of the Russian TV channel it was reported that the security forces bombed the city in order to free it on Independence Day. At the same time, by showing the video, the Russians threatened Ukraine with an international scandal.
At the same time, the NSDC analysts found that the picture, which demonstrates the use of weapons of mass destruction in Makeyevka, was actually made during the explosion of a Russian rocket on July 2, 2013 in Baikonur (Kazakhstan) after an unsuccessful launch.
UPD: 08/21/2014 The situation in the ATO zone as of August 21. MAP
The military operation of the anti-terrorist operation forces continues to liberate the cities of Donetsk, Lugansk, Ilovaysk, Krasny Luch, Shakhtersk, Torez, Snezhnoye, Zugres, Gorlovka and Stanichno-Luganskoe from the terrorists.
The representative of the Information and Analytical Center of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Andrei Lysenko informed today at the briefing
In some areas Ilovaisk Donetsk region, fighting continues. The Ukrainian military successfully repels counter-terrorists. Now to the servicemen of forces of anti-terrorist operation comes a reinforcement.
According to the NSDC, the situation in the ATO zone as of 12:00, August 21 looks like on a map.
UPD: 08/21/2014 Russia re-qualified the case of the Ukrainian flag over the Moscow high-rise: Suspects up to 7 years in prison
The Moscow police retrained the criminal case on the fact of coloring the star on the high-rise steeple on Kotelnicheskaya Embankment in the colors of the Ukrainian flag from "vandalism" to "hooliganism."
The maximum punishment for hooliganism committed by a group of persons is seven years of imprisonment, informs the BBC Russian Service.
On Wednesday, Russian police detained four people on suspicion of involvement in the incident. The Interior Ministry of the Russian Federation reported the detention of two girls and two young people permanently residing in Moscow.
Recall that the night before in Moscow, unknown persons repainted a star on the spire of the Stalinist skyscraper on Kotelnicheskaya Embankment and hung a Ukrainian flag on the spire. Later, four suspects were detained.
UPD: 08/21/2014 Russian terrorists shot down a Su-25 aircraft, the fate of the pilot is unknown
On August 20, in the Luhansk region, a Su-25 aircraft involved in an antiterrorist operation was shot down.
“Today, really, while performing a combat mission ..., the Su-25 was shot down. It fell. The pilot’s fate is still unknown, but there is hope that everything will be fine with him,” said Andrei Lysenko, the National Security and Defense Council Information and Analytical Center, on the air. "112 Ukraine" on Wednesday evening.
A few days ago, in the Lugansk region, a fighter of the forces of the anti-terrorist operation MiG-29 was shot down. The pilot managed to eject, he was taken to a safe place. Earlier this month, gunmen shot down a Ukrainian MiG-29 fighter over Yenakiyevo, Donetsk Region. At the same time, the terrorists shot down an Mi-8 ambulance helicopter. Earlier, Censor. NO reported that the pilot of the downed Ukrainian MiG-29 heroically passed over the enemy’s rear about 40 km and went out to his own.
UPD: 08/21/2014 The Ukrainian army received the latest drones from the Zhytomyr military institute named after Queen. Photo report
The servicemen participating in the ATO received armament of unmanned aerial vehicles of domestic production.
“The electronic eyes of the intelligence of the ATO forces. Here, such small aircraft-like toys and aircraft appeared in service with the ATO forces. The main task of these airplanes is to carry out aerial reconnaissance of the sectors occupied by terrorists,” the report said.
“One such product allows the leadership of the ATO to save a lot of time on collecting intelligence information,” said the head of the SP Korolev Zhytomyr Military Institute, Major General Yuri Danik. “And most importantly, it helps to save the lives of our intelligence officers and soldiers, who thanks to air reconnaissance will not be ambushed, or will be warned in time of a fire raid. "
It should be noted that this unmanned aerial reconnaissance aircraft is a completely Ukrainian product. It was created by military engineers of the Zhytomyr Military Institute named after S.P. Queen together with other experts. Now the device is successfully used to collect intelligence data in ATO "hot spots". Powerful camera lenses make it possible to see even well-disguised positions of terrorists.
“According to its characteristics, the Ukrainian unmanned aerial reconnaissance aircraft surpasses all ionizing foreign models of this class. And it goes without saying that it is much cheaper to produce and operate,” the ATO headquarters noted.
UPD: 08/21/2014 The first KAMAZ of “Putin's humanitarian convoys” drove into Ukraine: eight more follow him, - journalist. Photo report
The first truck from the Russian humanitarian aid convoy crossed the Russian border and drives into Ukraine.
This was announced by the Moscow journalist of The New York Times Andrew Roth, who is on the scene, writes Ukrainskaya Pravda.
"After nearly a week in Donetsk, Russia, the first of 270 trucks with humanitarian aid crossed the Russian border," he wrote.
"The first truck is already in the customs zone, eight more are passing the border at the moment / First trucks have crossed into the border zone," the journalist added and published a photo from the scene.