#EuroMajdan # єvromaydan Chronicle 04/25/2014
UPD: 04/25/2014 Russia has established a border between Crimea and Ukraine
Between Ukraine and the Crimea, the state border of the Russian Federation has been established, the rules for crossing it begin to operate on April 25.
This was stated by the acting the head of the Federal Migration Service of Russia for the Republic of Crimea, Petr Yarosh, reports Tsenzor.NET with reference to RIA Novosti.
"On April 25, the state border opens, and in the near future it will be determined where the checkpoints will be set, how to cross the border, as well as the need to issue migration cards," he said.
According to Yarosh, now the Crimean border service exercises control at 27 checkpoints.
No restrictions on traffic and supplies are introduced, - assured
At the same time, the authorities of the republic promise in the near future to publish information on the rules for passing the state border in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.
UPD: 04/25/2014 In the Odessa region there was an explosion at a checkpoint: seven people were injured. VIDEO
The police received a message about an explosion that occurred at a checkpoint in the area of 7 km of the Ovidiopolsky road.
As a result of the incident, seven people were injured, including one police officer, the Interior Ministry in Odessa region reports.
The injured were taken to hospital facilities, where they received first aid.
At the scene, an investigative-operational group and specialists from the explosive technical group work. All circumstances of the incident are established.
UPD: 04/25/2014 Russia concentrated artillery on the border with Ukraine, Grad installations and 200 tanks, - Ukrainian representative to the UN Security Council
During military exercises on the border with Ukraine, Russia concentrated artillery, Grad installations and about 200 tanks.
This was stated by the representative of Ukraine in the UN Security Council, Yuri Sergeyev said, informs the Censor NO with reference to the Ukrainian Air Force.
According to Sergeyev, several groups of troops of the Russian Federation are located on the border with Ukraine - these are joint exercises of groups of troops of the Western and Southern military districts.
"On the southeast side, we noticed a large accumulation of artillery, tanks and personnel from the Central and Northern districts, as well as tanks, artillery and Grad installations, which are very dangerous weapons that were used in Chechnya," Sergeyev said.
According to him, Russia is trying to render the legitimate nature of its possible aggression, as happened, for example, in Abkhazia or the Crimea, where they supported a small group of separatists who seized power and parliament. "
Recall, Russian President Vladimir Putin warned the Ukrainian authorities that the fight against separatists in Slavyansk will have consequences for Ukraine.
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced the start of military exercises of the battalion and tactical groups of the Southern and Western military districts of Russia in the areas bordering Ukraine. He called the cause of the exercises an increase in the number of Ukrainian troops in eastern Ukraine who would allegedly use weapons against "civilian" citizens in the Donbass, meaning armed with the latest innovations in firearms and grenade launchers of militants funded by Russia.
UPD: 04/25/2014 The Council of the Federation of the Russian Federation proposed the introduction of "peacekeeping troops" in the southeast of Ukraine
Representatives of the Federation Council suggest introducing a peacekeeping contingent to the southeast of Ukraine. About this "Izvestia" said a member of the Federation Council Valery Shnyakin, writes Ukrainian Truth.
“We urgently need to sit at the negotiating table Russia, the USA, the EU and Ukraine and agree on the deployment of a peacekeeping contingent to the southeast. Now we are drawing up such a proposal, and it will be submitted to the meeting of the Federation Council on April 29, and if the situation escalates even more, then I’m excluding that before. Obviously, closer to the presidential elections in Ukraine scheduled for May 25, the escalation of violence will only increase, and with it the number of killed and wounded will increase, "he said.
UPD: 04/25/2014 Special forces "Alpha" SBU evaded anti-terrorist operation in Slavyansk, - the journalist
Glavred Tsenzor.NET Yuri Butusov said that today during the anti-terrorist operation in Slavyansk, the main anti-terrorist unit of Ukraine - the special forces of the SBU "Alpha" did not enter the battle. He wrote about this on his facebook.
He noted: “Yesterday, many wrote to me - why are you accusing the SBU Anti-Terrorism Center leadership of sabotage? But they follow orders, but Turchinov forbids them to shoot?
I report: today the main anti-terrorist unit of Ukraine - the special forces "Alpha" did not join the battle in Slavyansk. Only parts of the National Guard of the Ministry of Internal Affairs marched under the bullets; fighters of the Omega marched at the forefront. One of them was seriously wounded in the neck. The order was! And it was completed by all parts aimed at eliminating terrorist checkpoints. Only Alpha didn’t fulfill the order. "
Butusov added: “I’ll disclose another military secret - the SBU does not conduct any military operations to combat terrorists in the Slavyansk region. Generals Nalyvaichenko and Krutov show surprising calmness and endurance, managing to not fulfill their duties. Acting Colonel Chovganyuk without Alpha hesitated to storm the House of Trade Unions on Maidan, which was defended by unarmed people, with Alpha, but to storm armed terrorists in Slavyansk, who killed his colleague captain Bilichenko, and seriously wounded two "Alpha commanders, anti-terror special forces do not dare. I propose to nominate them all to the Nobel Peace Prize. From the Russian Federation. Let them at least be ashamed."
“But before you decide to blame someone, I want you to know that there are real Ukrainian patriots in Alpha, courageous and loyal people who are ashamed of the behavior of their command. And I really would not want the shadow from some commanders fell on honest officers who do everything possible to fully be faithful to the oath to the people of Ukraine, "the journalist summed up.