#EuroMajdan # євромайдан Хроника 23/05/2014
UPD: 23/05/2014 The war is rife with rumors. The most vague stories of confrontation in the Southeast
Confrontation in the South-East over time with its "foggy stories", to prove the authenticity or unreality of which is often very difficult.
African Guard, sniper Babai and other secrets of the battle for the Donbass. "Just like a passer-by is a black guy." The Belarusian battalion. The sniper Babay. The Chechen front and the Don Cossacks. African Guard. Business card Jarosha and others. Opposition black men.
UPD: 23/05/2014 Frontline reports from the South-East for May 22
Antiterrorist operation in the South-East of Ukraine. The main events for Thursday, May 22.
Near Krasnodon, the defensive ditch was trying to fall asleep, the troops did not leave, the Donbas goes to Donetsk, the Capture of the printing house, the circulation was lost, the firing of the electrical substation, the military position of the LNR, Bolotov turned to Putin, the clashes near Volnovaha and Rubezhny, Attack of the checkpoint, Stop the war! DNR asks for superstition, Shooter gave the order, Not enough bulletproof vests, To Lugansk! Liberation of Novodruzheska, Transfer to Slavyansk, Mine seizure
UPD: 23/05/2014 Frontline reports from the South-East for May 21
Antiterrorist operation in the South-East of Ukraine. The main events for Wednesday, May 21.
Representatives of the DNR installed two checkpoints, End of terrorists! The troops are leaving, New checkpoints, LNR "writes" the Constitution, the ultimatum of the traffic police, In the morgues of almost 100 bodies, They detained the "people's mayor," They seized the executive committee, Ponomarev threatened, They seized weapons, For a peaceful sky overhead, Natsgvardia turned to the radicals, We occupied the bakery, Appeal to Akhmetov, the situation improved, the rally in Mariupol
UPD: 23/05/2014 In Dnipropetrovsk they found instructions on the case of "mopping up" the city by Russians: "Putin and Yanukovych's photos can save your life." PHOTO reportage
In Dnepropetrovsk, during a search of the office of one of the societies with foreign investments, law enforcers found pro-Russian leaflets, which, in particular, refer to "rules of conduct during the" cleansing "of the city by Russian" peacekeepers "from terrorists."
This was reported in the press service of the Dnepropetrovsk Ministry of Internal Affairs.
"Officials of the enterprise were absent at the time of the search, at present investigative actions to locate persons involved in unlawful activities continue," the report said.
As law enforcers say, the search was conducted in the framework of criminal proceedings started on April 29 by the prosecutor's office of the Dnepropetrovsk region on the materials of the UBOP. Pre-trial investigation is conducted under Part 5 of Art. 191 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (misappropriation, embezzlement of property or possession of it by abuse of office) on the theft of gas from the gas pipeline system.
Recall that NATO and the Pentagon have noticed the withdrawal of Russian troops from Ukraine. However, we are talking about individual units, so in the West, they are slow to draw consoling conclusions.
UPD: 23/05/2014 The 2nd Volunteer Battalion of Nazgvardia has completed combat training and is preparing to be sent to the front line. PHOTO report + VIDEO
The 2nd Volunteer Battalion of National Guard completed training. At the training ground in Novy Petrivtsi, planned exercises of the second reserve battalion of the National Guard took place. The exercise was attended by Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov, representatives of the Armed Forces Command.
One of the last trainings of the second battalion of the National Guard before sending to the front was visited by Prime Minister Yatsenyuk. I checked the readiness of the fighters, gave the volunteers personal protective equipment and promised to allocate 100 million for the purchase of 22 brand new armored personnel carriers for the National Guard and the army. The first four - already today sent to hot spots in the East, wrote 5 channel.
Yesterday's managers, public figures and popes - now they are reservists of the second battalion of the National Guard. Three hundred and fifty volunteers have already studied the fundamentals of military science well and in a few days will be on the front line of an anti-terrorist operation. Studied for a month demonstrate to the Prime Minister: the techniques of hand-to-hand combat, the release of occupied premises, counteraction to terrorists - the soldiers of the National Guard say and are ready to fulfill all tasks in the conditions of the struggle against separatists in the East of Ukraine. Also, the fighters worked out actions regarding the detention of armed criminals, the release of hostages, defense against the attack of terrorists, the action of the CPT personnel during the inspection of vehicles. Shooting exercises, hand-to-hand combat techniques, elements of dog training courses were also tested.
Resident Alexander says: "Of course, there is personal willingness, and in another sense - material - well, all that we have is from sponsors." Physical and moral training, activists say, is insufficient to protect the country. The state, they say, is not able to provide everyone, so the indifferent Ukrainians are dumped together for helmets and body armor. Today, the Nationalguards also presented themselves. Every bulletproof vest and every helmet - say fighters - is someone's life. The state gifts are significant: four new armored personnel carriers were handed over by the Prime Minister to Natzgardia, and another 18 promised to allocate money for the purchase. He also handed over the bullet-proof vests, helmets and communication equipment to the soldiers.
The head of government stressed that the army and the National Guard are provided with the necessary speed at the fastest pace, because "23 years nothing was bought": "What was two months ago and today is a completely different picture." The Prime Minister reports: "Everything that needs to be provided at the most accelerated pace is ensured.Today, a powerful, legitimate, paramilitary formation - on the basis of the armed forces of Ukraine and on the basis of the National Guard, the trained people." In total, thirty-three thousand soldiers are serving in the National Guard. Seven hundred of them are two volunteer battalions, formed mainly from the forces of self defense of the Maidan.
The Prime Minister also expressed his condolences to the families of the victims in the course of the antiterrorist operation and assured that the country will not forget its heroes and will help their families.
UPD: 23/05/2014 YanukovychLeaks National project (Initiative group studies documents found in Mezhyhiria)
On February 22, divers from among the volunteers found almost 200 folders with documents on the bottom of the reservoir in the residence of the former president of Ukraine. In a hurry, former residents of Mezhyhiria, leaving the residence, were throwing away documents, hoping that the water would destroy these materials.
To restore: A group of journalists and civil activists set a goal to save from destruction, systematize and study a huge amount of information about the former residents of the residence.
Announce: Scanned materials are published publicly on this site. Anyone who wishes in any country in the world, whether a journalist or an ordinary citizen, can directly get acquainted with their content.
Investigate: The content of documents from Mezhyhiria has become the subject of journalistic investigations, which will continue to be published here in the Ukrainian media.
UPD: 23/05/2014 Proof of Kurchenko's involvement in Vesti was found in Mezhyhiria. DOCUMENT
The journalists who are processing the documents thrown in Mezhyhirya by Yanukovich found evidence of Kurchenko's involvement in the Vesti newspaper.
Legal issues related to the activities of the media holding "Vesti", were part of the regular duties of Anna Sytnik - lawyer of the group of companies VETEK Sergey Kurchenko, close to the "family" Yanukovych. This follows from a document published on the YanukovychLeaks website - a project that restores documents that survived in Mezhyhirye after the ex-president fled, writes LigaBusinessInform.
According to the staffing schedule of the legal department of the VETEK Group of Companies found in Mezhyhiria, Sytnik, in addition to Vesti, was responsible for registration of trademarks, interaction with the Antimonopoly Committee and state bodies.
It is also reported that Sytnik entered the Supervisory Board of the Odessa Oil Refinery after his purchase by Sergei Kurchenko in 2013.
Earlier, Deputy Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Viktoriya Syumar said that the situation with the blocking of the accounts of the newspaper Vesti lies solely in the plane of money laundering of the "family" Yanukovych and the oligarch Kurchenko.
Recall glavred "Vesti" Igor Guzhva today said that the accounts of one of the companies holding Multimedia investment groups are blocked, and the editorial office of the newspaper "Vesti" began a mask show.
UPD: 23/05/2014 Children in the occupied Crimea are being promoted by the military "feats" of the pioneers: "Are we returning to the times of the USSR?". PHOTO reportage
In Kerch, among the children propagandize the military exploits of the pioneer heroes.
As the correspondent of Crimea. Reality reports, the thematic exhibition is opened in the hall of the largest in the Palace of Children and Youth Creativity, formerly known as the Palace of Pioneers.
Printed leaflets with portraits of children in military uniform and with pioneer ties tell of their exploits during the war. In some cases, the information contains facts about the deaths of children and adolescents.
As reported on the stand, the thematic exhibition is dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Kerch from the German fascist invaders.
Parents have different attitudes towards the exhibition. Some support the idea of patriotic upbringing of the youth, others speak out sharply negative.
"When I first saw this exhibition, I even had a pulse. Do we return to the times of the Soviet Union, when all citizens, even young children, were demanded of heroism? I do not want my child to be taught to sacrifice himself for the sake of the country. It is necessary to teach children to live, create and create for the benefit of their neighbors and their families ", - shared her opinion with the correspondent of Crimea. Realikerchanka Svetlana Tkacheva.
Note that modern historiography, the bulk of such "feats" of the pioneers were subjected to serious and reasoned criticism, and most of them were literally imagined or very distorted, along with most of the canonized Soviet propaganda exploits of the Second World War, as "feats" by Zoya Kosmedemyanskaya, Alexander Matrosov or the "Young Guard".
According to the decree of Russian President Vladimir Putin, in Crimea, they want to revive the complex of physical and patriotic education of youth "Ready for Labor and Defense" (TRP). The Crimean "government" is instructed to approve the provision on the TRP until June 15.
UPD: 23/05/2014 "Elections in one round" - this is the electoral technology of Poroshenko, - journalist
Journalist Sergei Leschenko believes that the thesis that elections should be held in one round is a subtle electoral technology of Peter Poroshenko's staff.
He wrote about this in his facebook.
Leshchenko noted: "The" one-round election "is the technological development of Poroshenko's headquarters, which even some of my friends-sober-minded Kyivites-pecked in. Citizens should vote in the first round on the basis of personal convictions, and not because some candidate does not The election in the first round is like choosing from the menu in the restaurant.If you like borscht, choose borscht, even if everyone in the café is ordered by the soup, which have been cooked very much, and it is profitable for the restaurant owner to sell the remains of the cabbage soup quicker. seriously, t about the thesis about the elections in one round is based on the incorrect interpretation of sociological research, because the rating of Poroshenko 45+ among those who will definitely go to the elections and has precisely determined their choice.I believe, if Putin thinks of attack, it does not matter for him, elections will be held in one or two rounds.