UPD: 26/01/2015 How to behave when bombarded and bombarded
In troubled times, one hopes for the best, but it is important to be prepared for any development of events.
Let us never need the rules of action in case of falling under bombardment or bombardment: what to do, where to run and how to hide?
Advises a veteran of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Colonel Andrei Kulish specifically for ICTV.
UPD: 26/01/2015 There are no NATO troops in Ukraine. The international forces that are present on Ukrainian soil are Russian, Stoltenberg
The statement by Russian President Vladimir Putin that the Ukrainian army is a "NATO legion" is nonsense.
This was stated by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg during a press conference in Brussels following the emergency meeting of the Ukraine-NATO Commission, reports Censor.NET referring to the Ukrainian truth.
"This is nonsense, there is no NATO legion in Ukraine, the international forces that are present on Ukrainian soil are Russian," he said.
According to him, Russia also continues to support the separatists with weapons. "We are talking about heavy weapons of many kinds," Stoltenberg stressed.
According to the Secretary General, in recent weeks, Russia has handed over to the separatists in the east of Ukraine hundreds of modern equipment, including missile systems, heavy artillery, tanks and armored vehicles. "We urge Russia to stop supporting separatists, immediately stop destabilizing Ukraine and respect its international obligations," he stressed.
"We urge all parties to continue their efforts to achieve a peaceful solution in full accordance with the Minsk agreements," Stoltenberg added. According to him, NATO gives Ukraine "practical and political support" and believes that there can be no military solution to the conflict.
UPD: 26/01/2015 Putin: The Armed Forces of Ukraine is a foreign NATO legion. VIDEO
According to Putin, the APU can not be called an army.
This is reported by Censor.NET with reference to TASS.
"We often say: the Ukrainian army, the Ukrainian army, in fact, who is fighting there, in fact, there are actually some official units of the armed forces, but to a large extent these are the so-called" volunteer nationalist battalions, "Putin said.
"This is not an army, it's a foreign legion, in this case a foreign NATO legion, which, of course, does not pursue the goals of Ukraine's national interests," Putin said addressing students at the Gorny University in St. Petersburg.
"There are completely different goals, and they are related to the achievement of geopolitical goals of containing Russia, which absolutely does not coincide with the national interests of the Ukrainian people," he said.
UPD: 26/01/2015 Putin called the Russian invasion of Ukraine a civil war: Thousands of people have already died. VIDEO
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that official Kiev refuses to follow the path of peaceful settlement of the conflict in the Donbass and used a peaceful respite to regroup the forces.
"Unfortunately, the official Kiev authorities refuse to follow the path of peaceful settlement, they do not want to decide by political means." First, the law enforcement agencies used, then the security service, then the army, "Putin said while talking to students of the National Mineral and Raw University" Gornyi " in St. Petersburg, reports TASS.
The head of state noted that when resistance was given, official Kiev ceased hostilities. "And they used, unfortunately, a peaceful respite exclusively for the regrouping, and started again.Thousands of people have already died, this is, of course, a real tragedy," the president said.
In Ukraine, he said, there are "tragic events, in fact, a civil war." "And in Ukraine, in my opinion, many already understand this very well," Putin said.
UPD: 26/01/2015 Cabinet introduces emergency regime in Donetsk and Lugansk regions and a high-alert regime throughout Ukraine
The Government of Ukraine decided to introduce an emergency regime in the territories of Donetsk and Lugansk regions, a regime of high readiness throughout Ukraine and the establishment of the State Commission for Emergency Situations.
This was announced by Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk during the government's outgoing meeting in the Emergencies Ministry of Ukraine on Monday, January 26, the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers reported.
"According to the Civil Defense Code of Ukraine, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine decided to recognize the emergency situation at the state level, the government of Ukraine decided to introduce an emergency regime in the territories of Donetsk and Lugansk regions," the head of government said.
Yatsenyuk said that the Cabinet of Ministers had decided to introduce a high-alert regime throughout the state.
"The purpose of these decisions is the full coordination of the activities of all authorities to ensure the safety of citizens and protect the public," the prime minister said.
The Government of Ukraine also decided to establish the State Commission for Emergency Situations. Chairman of the State Commission for Emergency Situations - Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Deputy Prime Minister-Minister of Regional Development, Construction and Housing of Ukraine Gennady Zubko and Chairman of the State Emergency Situations Service of Ukraine Sergey Bochkovsky.