Invasion of Ukraine: recent events in the South-East and Crimea
What happens in the Crimea, Nikolaev, Kherson, Odessa, Kharkov, Donetsk, Lugansk, Zaporozhye, Dnepropetrovsk
After the annexation of the Crimea by Russia, the separatist crisis spread to the east of the country. In Kharkov, Lugansk and Donetsk, pro-Russian militants and subversive groups beat up supporters of Ukrainian unity, periodically seize regional administrations and local law enforcement agencies.
On the north-eastern border is concentrated, according to various sources, up to 40 thousand Russian soldiers and officers ready to invade.
After the annexation of the Crimea by Russia, the separatist crisis spread to the east of the country. In Kharkov, Lugansk and Donetsk, pro-Russian militants and subversive groups beat up supporters of Ukrainian unity, periodically seize regional administrations and local law enforcement agencies. On the north-eastern border is concentrated, according to various sources, up to 40 thousand Russian soldiers and officers ready to invade.
14TH OF APRIL
06:52 Russia's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, at a meeting in the UN Security Council threatened to disrupt negotiations in the US-EU-Ukraine-Russia format if the Ukrainian army protests against terrorists in the Donetsk region.
05:14 The US representative in the UN, Samantha Power, accused Russia of escalating the crisis in Ukraine.
04:32 The Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations, Yuri Sergeyev, at a meeting of the UN Security Council accused Russia of supporting terrorism in the south-eastern regions of Ukraine.
03:11 The US CIA denied the information about the impact of the director of the department John Brennan on the decision of the new Ukrainian authorities to conduct an anti-terrorist operation in the Donbass with the use of the army.
02:34 The French Foreign Ministry called for a peaceful resolution of the crisis in the Donbass.
01:53 Kharkiv Mayor Gennady Kernes persuaded the participants of the separatist action to leave the yard of the city council of Kharkov and promised to fight for the release of the detained separatists.
00:54 Separatists seized the city council building in the city of Khartsyzsk in the Donetsk region and hoisted the flag of the "Donetsk People's Republic" on the building. On their shares MP from the PR Vladislav Lukyanov.
00:20 Expert of the Center for Military and Political Studies Dmitry Tymchuk said that a significant part of the Donetsk militiamen is sabotaging the fight against the separatists, and the FSB agents promise them a salary four times higher than in Ukraine.
23:44 Separatists near Slavyansk seized a truck with ammunition for the multiple rocket launcher system Grad.
23:15 In Slavyansk, Donetsk region, where the administrative buildings are seized by separatists, classes in schools and kindergartens have been canceled because of the unstable situation.
21:58. The fugitive ex-president of Ukraine from the screens of Russian TV called on the Ukrainian siloviki not to follow Turchinov's order and go over to the side of the separatists.
21:40. Everyone who takes part in the storming of administrative buildings in the Southeast receives $ 500 from the "Family" of Yanukovych for this. This was announced on the air of the West Ukrainian television by the people's deputy, presidential candidate Petro Poroshenko
20:50. Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjørn Jagland made a statement today in connection with the tense situation in Ukraine, in which he called on the parties to refrain from using force. Jagland believes that the situation in Ukraine can still be resolved at the negotiating table.
20:27. The MIA creates regional units based on volunteers. According to the minister, Donetsk will receive its special unit, created from the patriots of the country and the Donbas. Lugansk - its own, from Lugansk. In Dnepropetrovsk special unit will be created. Also the Dnieper, Nikolaev, Odessa, Kherson, Kharkov. The Ministry of Internal Affairs is ready to attract more than 12,000 people throughout the country to the new special forces
19:44. 350 fighters of the National Guard are sent to protect the national integrity of Ukraine. Since April 15, guardsmen-reservists have begun combat duty in the area of Izyum-Slavyansk. This was reported by Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs Nikolai Velichkovich
19:10. In an embattled Slavyansk Donetsk region about an hour ago, unknown people shot a car with people. This is reported on his page in Facebook journalist Maxim Levin.
18:45. Alexander Turchinov promises to use the army against the separatists, seizing administrative and military buildings in the southeast in the event that until the morning the criminals do not lay down their arms and surrender. Turchinov declared this in his address to the people of Ukraine.
18:36. In Odessa, more than a thousand supporters of the referendum came to the site of the Odessa Euromaydan at the Duke monument. This is reported by a correspondent of LIGABusinessInform.
18:23. In Makeyevka, the city council was seized, a "people's mayor" from among the separatists was elected. Local activist of the Democratic Alliance Yevgeny Semekhin told this on his Facebook page.
18:00. The National Security and Defense Council refused from the martial law regime in the eastern regions. LigaBusinessInform was informed about this by a source familiar with today's discussion of the situation in the National Security and Defense Council. The initiators of the martial law were the acting. Head of the Presidential Administration Sergei Pashinsky and Interior Minister Arsen Avakov.
17:45. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine: "Special services of the Russian Federation are involved in separatist unrest." The ministry has all the necessary evidence to be presented to the international community on April 17
17:00 The actions of the invaders of the police departments and the Security Service in the territory of the Donetsk region are qualified as terrorism. On every fact of armed attacks, the data were included in the Single Register of Pre-Trial Investigations with the qualification of Article 258 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (terrorist act). The course of the investigation is on the personal control of the prosecutor of the Donetsk region Nikolay Frantovsky.
16:40 OSCE observers arrived in Slavyansk. The OSCE representatives came to Slavyansk to see for themselves what is happening in the city and to provide objective information at the international level.
16:20 Negotiations on the release of the building of the Security Service of Lugansk are torn. According to Espreso.tv, the negotiations were allegedly thwarted through the fault of Russian special services. In the GU of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the Lugansk region they informed that "through negotiations, comprehensive measures were taken to prevent the movement of those citizens who are now in the building of the Security Service with weapons."
15:32 In the center of Kharkov there were clashes between the followers of Euromaidan and Antimaydan. People with the St. George ribbons and beats attacked the participants of the EuroMaidan, which already almost broke from the monument of Shevchenko. There are people injured.
15:00 Today British Foreign Secretary William Haig called on Russia to abandon steps that destabilize Ukraine and undermine the possibility of negotiations within the contact group.
14:57 Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Poland Donald Tusk urged Ukraine to act more resolutely to stop separatism in the East of the country. "Until that time, the Ukrainians acted rationally, although I do not know where they determined the limit of deterrence from an acute reaction, but it seems to me that now they have come (to this line, - Ed.) ... The time has come when the Ukrainian state should act decisively to show that he does not perceive such actions (separatism, - Ed.), "Tusk said.
14:18. Separatists could not capture the city police department in Yenakiyevo. According to the source, police officers managed to repel the assault, and the weapons from the building were taken out in advance.
13:16. In the city of Mariupol in the Donetsk region, several hundred separatists seized the city council building. Capture occurred during the rally, whose participants advocated the creation of the Donetsk republic.
13:15. In the center of Zaporizhzhya, today it is planned to hold Maidan and Antimaydan, which will partially intersect in time. In connection with the possibility of provocateurs arriving in the city, Zaporozhye People's Self-Defense declared mobilization.
12:45. In the Red Liman of Donetsk region, locals drove the separatists and terrorists with the St. George ribbons on their sleeves, who came to seize the building of the local militia (video).
12:34. According to eyewitnesses, the administrative buildings of the Security Service of Ukraine, the Slavic city department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the Donetsk region and the mayor's office were released. Alexander Briginets wrote about this on his Facebook page.
12:27. Slavyansk killed and wounded on both sides. Now there is a regrouping of forces. This was written in his Facebook account. Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov.
12:12. Nine mobile roadblocks were set up at the entrances to the Dnipropetrovsk region from the east, north and south this morning. "People have risen and are ready to repulse the aggressor, whether they are" green men, "violet, speckled or some other."
11:59. Mayor of Slavyansk Nelya Shtepa left the city of Slavyansk and is now in Artemovsk. The leadership of the city was taken over by the pro-Russian activist Vyacheslav Ponomarev.
11:26. Law enforcers liquidated two checkpoints of separatists before Slavyansk.
11:23. At night, the separatists seized the prosecutor's office, the city police department and the city council in the city of Enakievo, Donetsk region. The Russian flag and the flag of the so-called Donetsk republic are developing over the city council building.
11:04. In the course of the anti-terrorist operation in the city of Slavyansk, Donetsk region, three people were injured from the Ukrainian side. This is on his page in Facebook, wrote the head of the Center for Military and Political Studies Dmitry Tymchuk.
10:44. There was a video of the seizure of the city police in Kramatorsk.
10:27. In Kramatorsk, two buildings continue to be seized by the separatists - the city council and the city police department. Separatists installed a checkpoint near the military airfield.
10:05. Interior Minister Arsen Avakov states that the separatists opened fire for defeat.
09:57. In Donetsk, a military unit was created to protect the region from "green men" and saboteurs. The unit will ensure the functioning of military authorities.
09:24. The scenario of joining the eastern regions of Ukraine to Russia is currently unlikely. This was written in his Facebook account by the head of the Center for Military and Political Studies Dmitry Tymchuk.
09:02. An anti-terrorist operation under the leadership of the SBU began in Slavyansk. This was written in his Facebook account by Interior Minister Arsen Avakov. According to him, all the power divisions of the country are involved.
08:47. One of the leaders of the Russian opposition, Boris Nemtsov, believes that by invading eastern Ukraine, Putin went all-in and started a war with Ukraine on the mainland. He wrote about this in his Facebook account.
08:25. A new wave of destabilization in the east of Ukraine will cover on Sunday in addition to the Donetsk region, the Kharkov and, perhaps, the Kherson region. Separatists of the southeast are coordinated by the political consultant Alexei Vorobyov, who is subordinate to Putin's adviser on Ukrainian issues Vladislav Surkov.
01:03. The second president of Ukraine, Leonid Kuchma, believes that federalization in Ukraine will lead to the disintegration of the country and I am sure that Vladimir Putin will never return Crimea to Ukraine.
00:37. In the Gorlovka GOR, police are ready to repel any illegal actions of criminals and terrorists.
00:26. During the emergency meeting of the NSDC, anti-terrorist measures and issues related to the normalization of the situation in the East of Ukraine were discussed
00:05. Canada imposes sanctions against two Crimean officials and the oil and gas company Chernomorneftegaz.
12TH OF APRIL
23:57. Moscow continues to threaten Kiev if Ukraine tries to use force against armed militants, seizing weapons in the Donbas, betraying the actions of several hundred invaders for the position of residents of several regions of the country.
23:48. There are no organized Russian military units and units in the east of Ukraine. This was reported i.o. head of the press and information department of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine Bogdan Senik.
23:25. The head of the Donetsk regional state administration, Sergei Taruta, made a decision on the personnel reinforcement of the power departments of the Donetsk region.
23:13. The building of the city police department in Artemovsk (Donetsk region) is not captured, but the flag of the Donetsk People's Republic is raised above the city council building.
22:58. The authorities are ready to take a decision on a tough power scenario with respect to separatists that are seizing administrative buildings in the eastern regions of Ukraine.
22:43. Self defense Zaporozhye announced on Sunday the mobilization in the city. Local representatives of self-defense are afraid of the provokers coming to the city.
22:24. Separatists seized the Kramatorsk city police department after several hours of shelling.
22:11. Today, an attempt was made to penetrate into the administrative building of the Gorlovka city police department.
22:04. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has denied accusations of the Ukrainian side in complicating the situation in the southeast of Ukraine.
21:51. Tonight in Kharkov several thousand supporters of the territorial integrity of Ukraine gathered near the monument to Taras Shevchenko.
21:42. Russia believes that a representative of the Party of Regions should be admitted to negotiations, which are scheduled for April 17 in the EU-US-Ukraine-Russia format on the settlement of the Ukrainian issue.
21:04. Leader of the Right Sector, Dmitry Yarosh addressed the Ukrainians in connection with the events in the Donetsk region.
20:51. Yulia Tymoshenko believes that, provoking destabilization of the situation in the east of Ukraine, Russia is trying to disrupt the negotiations, which are scheduled for April 17
20:42. National Guard fighters retook the attempt to capture the Donetsk chemical plant, which holds a significant number of explosive substances.
20:35. On April 12 at about 4 pm in the village of Chutovo, located on the border of the Poltava and Kharkiv regions, law enforcement officers stopped 10 buses, in which mostly young men were traveling.
20:27. In Kramatorsk and the Red Liman of the Donetsk region, unknown armed people are firing regional police stations.
19:51. In connection with the events in the Donetsk region, and. about. President of Ukraine, Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov summoned the National Security and Defense Council for 21:00.
19:39. One of the leaders of the Crimean separatists, Rustam Temirgaliyev, claims that the south and east of Ukraine forms the 20 millionth Ukrainian Federation.
19:18. Citizens of Ukraine living on the mainland of the country should not go to Crimea in summer. This was said by Acting Foreign Minister Andrei Deshchitsa.
19:12. The introduction of a visa regime with Russia in the near future will not be implemented, and strengthening control at the border with Russia is a more civilized way to solve existing problems than the introduction of visas.
19:03. The police are investigating an attempt to seize the prosecutor's office of the Donetsk region.
18:49. About 200 people gathered in Kharkov near the monument to Lenin. In the hands of some of them posters: "Down with double standards!", "Referendum", "Wanted to Europe, and got to ...!", "Freedom to defenders of Kharkov", "Ukraine without NATO", and crossed swastika with an inscription "There is no fascism."
18:32. The State Border Service of Ukraine declares that it will take all possible measures in case of seizure of departments and office premises of the department
18:27. In Kharkov, the Security Service of Ukraine found a cache of ammunition equipped with unidentified persons.
18:14. In Slavyansk, "green men" captured journalists Hromadske TV and Lenta.Ru and banned them from working in the city, covering the events in the management of the Interior Ministry and other actions.
18:03. On the roof of the building of the city executive committee of Kramatorsk, the flag of the Donetsk People's Republic stands at the moment.
17:57. From the Crimea to the mainland Ukraine flew the first military aircraft.
17:48. The current extremist actions in the south-eastern regions of Ukraine are initiated and managed by a network of coordinators of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.
17:41. Law enforcement officers, who serve in front of the executive committee, put on the left hand the St. George ribbons.
17:23. In the network, a video of the seizure of the police department in Slavyansk appeared.
17:16. The head of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Donetsk region, Konstantin Pozhidaev, submitted his resignation to the onslaught of the separatists.
17:09. SBU suppressed the illegal activity of a resident of the Kharkov region, which is stipulated by art. 111 (high treason) and part 1 of article 294 (mass riots) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
16:53. And about. President of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov dismissed the head of the SBU Directorate in the Donetsk region.
16:44. The bus with the former officers of the special unit "Berkut" arrived to the protesters near the building of the GU MVD in Donetsk region.
15:45. At the entrance to Slavyansk in the Donetsk region, a checkpoint with armed men appeared, which monitor the movement of traffic to and from the city.
15:16. In Slavyansk, the separatists seized the buildings of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Security Service. Their goal is to take possession of a weapon. This is reported by the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Donetsk region.
14:45. Ukrainian Foreign Minister Andrei Deschitsa called on his Russian counterpart Segeya Lavrov to "stop provoking agents of Russian special services in the eastern regions of Ukraine."
13:08. The militants who captured the police station in Slavyansk, Donetsk region, continue to hold the building. They removed the flag of Ukraine and replaced it with the flag of Russia.
13:00. Ukrainian lieutenant colonel Gennady Kalachev is still being held in the Crimea by Russian special services.
12:15. The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine warns separatists that the organization of mass riots refers to the grave articles of the Criminal Code, which provide for up to 15 years of imprisonment.
11:27. In the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, on April 12, a new constitution adopted by the illegitimate authorities began to operate.
10:41. Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov said that armed people seized the police department in the city of Slavyansk in the Donetsk region.
10:19. Last night, an unknown person set fire to the car of the editor-in-chief of the Internet edition of the News of Donbass Alexei Matsuki. Recently, he repeatedly received anonymous threats from the separatists.
09:55. Residents of the Donetsk region actively assist Ukrainian soldiers. People bring to their places of dislocation food and money.
08:08. Illegitimate Crimean First Deputy Prime Minister Rustam Temirgaliyev said that the Crimea will accelerate the full transition to the Russian ruble because of fears of Ukraine's default.
06:45. In Crimea, the period of simultaneous circulation of the ruble and the hryvnia could be shortened, allegedly because of the threat of default in Ukraine, said Rustam Temirgaliyev, the first deputy chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea.
05:35. A report on the situation with human rights in Ukraine will be presented to the UN Security Council on April 15.
04:46. The unrecognized republic of Pridnestrovie complained to the United Nations against Ukraine because of the increased control over the Transnistrian-Ukrainian border.
04:00. Western countries require Ukraine to stop cooperation with Russia in the defense industry, said the first vice-premier of Ukraine Vitaly Yarema.
03:10. In Volodymyr-Volynsky (Volyn region), local residents gather on their own initiative to repair brigades and reconstruct either defective fighting vehicles in private workshops or on a military base.
02:35. The sanctions of the European Union against Russia were supported by Montenegro, Albania, Iceland and Norway.
02:00. To receive financial assistance from Russia, Ukraine needs to recognize the legitimacy of the Crimea joining the Russian Federation, said Finance Minister Anton Siluanov following a meeting with German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble in Washington.
01:30. The ex-head of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people, People's Deputy of Ukraine Mustafa Dzhemilev believes that it is pointless to discuss about the new Constitution of Crimea, according to which the ARC is a part of Russia.
00:53. The Ministry of Internal Affairs warned representatives of public organizations and political parties about the inadmissibility of organizing actions of civil confrontation and radical manifestations in all regions of Ukraine.
00:20. The second in a week rally in support of conciliarity was held in Lugansk.
23:53. Liberty's leader Oleg Tyagnibok opposes any negotiations with armed separatists in the east of the country.
23:45. The US Treasury Department introduces new sanctions against Crimean separatists, who are believed to be implicated in the military occupation and annexation of the Crimea to Russia.
23:20. Russian President Vladimir Putin missed a good time for an open military invasion of Ukraine, said Dmitry Tymchuk, head of the Center for Military and Political Studies and coordinator of the Information Resistance group.
22:45 All the invaders of the Kharkov State Administration were prevented. All detainees are incriminated by mass riots.
21:22 Russia warns that if the authorities of Ukraine try to suppress the separatists in the east of the country by force, the prospects for an international meeting on the Ukrainian crisis involving the Russian Federation will be undermined.
20:26 The presidential candidate of Ukraine Oleg Tsarev assured the separatists in Donetsk that he would do everything to disrupt the presidential elections, which are scheduled for May 25.
19:25 Candidate for the presidency of Ukraine, MP Oleg Tsarev said that he is ready to become the leader of the so-called "Southeast movement".
19:02 The federalization of the country can lead to the fact that in the regions there can be many regional corrupt leaders. This was stated by Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
18:50 The commander of the tactical group "Crimea" of the Air Force of Ukraine Major-General Oleg Strutsinsky said that the Russians are not going to return to Ukraine air defense means from the Crimea.
18:08 Mayor of Prague Tomas Gudeechek believes that Ukraine should become a counterweight to Putin's Russia in its region, an attractive alternative for the world. "You can show Russia as the largest country in this region, as in this part of Europe it is possible to create an attractive and alternative to Putin's Russia," he said.
17:39 Belarus is ready to receive citizens who want to leave Ukraine because of the difficult political and economic situation in the country, President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said today. "He (the Ukrainian people, Ed. ) Asks for us, so you have to think: you can not get anywhere, you'll have to take one of our brothers and sisters," he said.
17:03 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine today has become envious, the PACE resolution on Ukraine is a strong instrument of support for our country. In addition, the resolution will lead to an even greater resolution of Russia. "This resolution, as of today, is the most stringent decision of an international organization in response to a violation of the Russian Federation by its actions of international law," said Yevgeny Perebiynis, Director of the Information Policy Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
16:40 Ukrainian ships, except those subject to disposal, will be withdrawn from the territory of Crimea. Today the first ship is Priluki, preparing for the exit of Ternopil and Cherkassy. And about. Minister of Defense of Ukraine Mikhail Koval said that, in accordance with the agreement reached, one ship is on its own, two are towed.
16:08. Russia has no desire to join the southeast of Ukraine. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that joining the territory of Ukraine "contradicts the fundamental interests of the Russian Federation."
15:59. Russia de facto holds the Crimea under its control, and it will not be possible to return it in the near future. This was in a public lecture in Kiev, said Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt.
15:52. Law enforcers did not identify any explosive devices in the building of the Kharkiv regional state administration. On this fact, the investigating authorities opened criminal proceedings.
15:49. Business from the Crimea to the mainland was transferred by 250 entrepreneurs.
15:45. In the Right Sector, it is believed that one of the reasons for the murder of the leader of this party in the west of Ukraine, Alexander Muzychko (also known as Sashko Bily), may be economic - he allegedly prevented law enforcement from enriching illegal schemes in Western Ukraine.
15:30. The former head of the presidential administration, non-factional people's deputy Viktor Baloga, in an interview with LigaBusinessInform, spoke about the causes of the crisis in the east of the country.
15:18. Czech President Milos Zeman says that NATO should take measures to intimidate Russia's relations with a view to forcing Moscow to abandon military intervention in Ukrainian affairs.
15:15. The absolute minority of Ukrainian citizens support the separation of their region from Ukraine as an independent state or for the sake of joining another state. This is evidenced by the results of a poll conducted by the Ilko Kucheriv Foundation for Democratic Initiatives held from March 16 to 30.
15:06. Ukraine estimated the Black Sea shelf, which is now controlled by Russia and the Crimean separatists, at $ 40 billion, said Minister of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine Yuri Prodan.
14:44. The Ministry of Justice of Ukraine intends to prohibit the activities of the parties "Russian Bloc" and "Russian Unity" through the court. This was stated by profile minister Pavel Petrenko. The activities of parties may be banned due to their participation in separatist actions.
14:29. April 11 from Sevastopol came missile boat "Priluki" and the tanker "Fastov", which the Russian side returns to Ukraine.
14:18. The pro-Russian activists who seized the building of the Security Service in Lugansk demanded that an extraordinary session of the City Council be convened to proclaim the creation of the Lugansk People's Republic.
13:25. The Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk does not intend to meet with the separatists who seized the building of the Donetsk regional council, and is opposed to any forceful actions for his release.
13:17. According to the appeals to violate the territorial integrity of Ukraine and the overthrow of the constitutional order, 145 criminal proceedings were registered, said Acting Prosecutor General of Ukraine Oleg Makhnitsky.
12:31. The preliminary version of the UN report clearly refutes all justifications for Russia's actions in the Crimea and beyond, writes Foreign Policy.
12:11. At the checkpoint "Chongar" the SBU and State Border Guard officers detained a serviceman of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation who tried to get from the territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea to the Kherson region. The detainee confiscated automatic weapons, four magazines and two boxes with cartridges, a bayonet-knife, an alarm mine.
11:25. Businessman Rinat Akhmetov opposes the use of force against separatists who seized the building of the Donetsk Regional State Administration. The businessman believes that to solve the problem in the region today it is necessary to sit down at the negotiating table.
11:12. Yatsenyuk in Donetsk met with representatives of eastern Ukraine. The meeting was attended by businessman Rinat Akhmetov, people's deputies from the eastern regions.
11:04. Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk assured that the law on languages will never be canceled. He stated this in Donetsk during a meeting with representatives of the leadership and elites of southeastern Ukraine.
10:53. The destroyer of the US Navy Donald Cook with the Aegis anti-missile system on board, which entered the Black Sea on the eve, is heading towards the Ukrainian port of Odessa.
10:46. Ukrainian serviceman Artem Ermolenko was released by Russians from custody. The captain was brutally beaten and arrested by Russian soldiers, and his colleague, Major Stanislav Karachevsky, was shot dead by a Russian sergeant.
09:59. About 50 tankers with oil products are sent from Russia to the Crimea.
09:52. The self-proclaimed "interim government" of the so-called Donetsk People's Republic decided to form its own "people's army."
09:28. The draft Constitution of the Republic of Crimea, which the illegitimate Crimean parliament plans to approve today, is unacceptable for the Crimean Tatars.
09:16. Auxiliary vessels of the Russian Black Sea Fleet raise from the seabed flooded ships at the entrance to the former naval base of the Ukrainian Navy - Donuzlav.
09:02. The Republic of Crimea and the city of federal significance Sevastopol are included in the list of subjects of the Russian Federation in the Constitution of Russia.
08:57. Kiev Regional Court of Kharkov has appointed a measure of restraint for 62 of the 65 suspects in the riots in the city.
08:13. In the square near the seized building of the Donetsk Regional State Administration, pro-Russian activists strengthened the barricades of tires and barbed wire.
08:09. Representatives of NATO declared the reliability of satellite imagery, where Russian troops located near the Ukrainian border are visible.
08:02. The Russian Foreign Ministry recommends that Russians do not travel to countries that have agreements with the United States on mutual extradition.
06:59. In Kharkov, the court released three of the 66 arrested participants in the assault of the Kharkov Regional State Administration.
06:29. Ukraine and NATO have jointly developed a plan for crisis management measures that relate to the protection of critical infrastructure facilities and the protection of civilians in the event of a possible further deterioration of the security situation in certain regions of Ukraine due to possible military threats.
05:57. Estonia froze assets of firms that are connected with the illegitimate head of Sevastopol, Alexei Chaly.
05:07. NATO is sending two more ships to the Black Sea to strengthen the Allied forces because of the situation in the Crimea.
03:52. In the Crimea, the broadcasting of six Ukrainian radio stations has been suspended.
01:56. The entrances in Zaporozhye were strengthened by five checkpoints, on which Cossacks and public activists are on duty, for fear of the arrival of separatists in the regional center.
01:40. According to the operative data of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, in Odessa, in a clash between the supporters of the Maidan and the opponents, seven people were injured.
01:21. The General Staff of the Russian Federation refutes NATO's information about the concentration of Russian military forces at the border with Ukraine.
01:07. Donetsk separatists, who are holding the building of the regional state administration, decided to form their own "people's army", said the leader of the group of radicals Denis Pushilin.
00: 01. Experts of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) can not confirm cases of violation of the rights of Russian-speaking residents of Ukraine, previously reported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
23:50. In Kharkov, the city council through the court secured a ban on holding pro-Russian rallies. The corresponding decision was made by the Kharkiv District Administrative Court today.
23:30. In the Chernihiv region, the SBU and border guards detained a saboteur from Russia, who was sent to carry out tasks to destabilize the situation in the southeast of Ukraine.
23:15. In Kharkiv, the court arrested 46 of the 66 detained OGA invaders.
22:40 A rally in support of Ukraine's unity was held today in the center of Lugansk. Despite the rainy weather, in the action called "For order and peace in Lugansk!" about 100 activists took part.
21:49 In Lugansk, the number of protesters near the seized building of the Office of the Security Service of Ukraine increased to about 1.5 thousand people.
21:22 Railway transport between Ukraine and Crimea can be suspended. This was stated by the president of JSC Russian Railways Vladimir Yakunin.
21:05 As of 20:00 on Thursday in the building of the SBU seized by the separatists in Lugansk there are about 120 armed militants. This is reported by the head of the Center for Military and Political Studies Dmitry Tymchuk.
19:31 NATO is building up a naval grouping in the Black Sea. To the destroyer of the US Navy, Donald Cook, equipped with the Aegis missile defense system, will soon be joined by two ships of the French naval forces. On April 11, a large reconnaissance ship Dupuy de Lome will join the destroyer, and on April 14 the Duplex destroyer of the French Navy will enter the Black Sea.
19:03 In Odessa, there was a fight between pro-Russian activists and Euro-Maidans who blocked a candidate for president, deputy from the Party of Regions Oleg Tsarev in the hotel. According to eyewitnesses, one man's head is broken, and several more people were injured. During this battle, supporters of the presidential candidate took Tsarev to the car in an unknown direction.
17:58 Deputies of Luhansk Oblast appealed to the central authorities with a demand to cancel the antiterrorist operation. The deputies also demanded an all-Ukrainian referendum on the federal structure of Ukraine with guaranteed preservation of its territorial integrity.
16:25 Great Britain, Poland and Sweden are in favor of sending to Ukraine a special civilian mission of EU observers. Three countries call for discussing this issue at a meeting of EU foreign ministers in Luxembourg on April 14. It is expected that the mission will begin its work in June, and in the near future a permanent working group will arrive in Kiev.
16:18. Today, the presidential candidate of Ukraine, Sergei Tigipko, the aggressively-minded people of Odessa met with unfriendly exclamations, and also tried to throw eggs (video).
15:49 President of the international organization Freedom House David Kramer said that Western countries should impose more stringent sanctions against Russia for its policy towards Ukraine. "We should not react to what the leadership of Russia is doing, we must prevent it," he said today in Kiev.
14:28 145 PACE members supported the deprivation of the Russian delegation's right to vote in the Assembly until 2015 due to the annexation of the Crimea. 21 representatives voted against the adoption of the document, 22 abstained. Also, Russians are deprived of the right to participate in monitoring and monitoring missions, in the election of governing bodies of the Assembly and judges, and participation in working bodies of the Assembly.
14:16. The investigators established all the individuals suspected of mass riots near the Kharkov Regional State Administration building. Most of them are residents of the city of Kharkov and the region, as well as residents of Zaporozhye and Donbas. Among the detainees - 14 previously convicted for committing robberies, thefts and robberies.
13:46. Russia's sharp rise in gas prices is intended to bring the country to its knees with an empty treasury, and thousands of military forces at its borders - pacify Kiev and warn against interference by the West. Review of Western media.
13:14. The 170 organized military convoy left the Crimea with families from the Saka Naval Aviation Brigade led by Colonel Igor Bedzai, commander.
12:26. The Russian delegation left the session hall of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) in full force, where the question of its powers is currently being discussed. This was during a speech in the hall said the deputy of the Ukrainian parliament from the Freedom party Alexander Shevchenko.
12:11. In Lugansk, the SSU will storm, if negotiations fail. The presidential administration says that the building was seized by terrorists led by GRU experts.
11:54. Analysts named potential scenarios of Putin's actions, reports The New York Times.
11:41. This morning at the railway checkpoint "Horobichi" border guards detained a Russian with tables of radio calls. A Russian citizen was traveling to Ukraine by train from Polotsk to Simferopol and carried with him a rocket launcher and gas cartridges.
11:31. From March 26 to April 9, 28 students from the Autonomous Republic of Crimea were transferred to higher educational institutions of the Kherson region, the press service of the Ministry of Education of Ukraine reported.
11:25. With the territory of Crimea temporarily occupied by Russia, 2716 servicemen and members of their families arrived to the mainland of Ukraine. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.
10:55. Luhansk pro-Russian activists, standing at the seized premises of the Security Service of Ukraine, built gallows, allegedly for "Bandera" (video).
10:52. Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada, acting. President Alexander Turchinov proposes to immediately resolve the issue of "amnesty" of the separatists in Donetsk and Lugansk by presidential decree.
10:22. The Party of Regions is ready to participate in the EU-US-Ukraine-Russia negotiations on resolving the crisis in Ukraine, representing the interests of the southeast regions of Ukraine.
09:28. On the Internet appeared a song on the poem of a young Ukrainian poetess Anastasia Dmitruk "We will never be brothers", addressed to those Russians who support the aggressive policy of Putin. Ukrainian web users perceive this song as "Hymn of Free Peoples" (video).
09:16. Separatists, who took on April 6, 2014 Donetsk Regional Council, as of 8 am on April 10, continue to strengthen the barricades around the perimeter of the building and equip their life.
08:59. The American private security company Greystone denies that its personnel operate in the east and south of Ukraine, helping the current authorities in Kiev to suppress protest rallies that swept these regions.
08:29. The soldiers of the Ukrainian Navy, who have transferred to the Russian side, are preparing to be sent to new places of service in Russia
07:02. Germany will support a third package of sanctions against the Russian Federation in the event of the separation of a number of regions from Ukraine, even if this entails negative consequences for the economy of the federal republic, said FRG foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier.
06:00. Pro-Russian activists who have seized the buildings of state institutions in the eastern regions of Ukraine can amnesty. This assumption was made by the leader of the UDAR party Vitali Klichko.
05:05. US Secretary of State John Kerry, for the second time in one day, discussed the situation in Ukraine by phone with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, the US State Department said.
05:03. The North Atlantic alliance can send a contingent of troops to Eastern Europe to support the NATO member states in response to the Russian military threat against Ukraine, said US Secretary of State Philip Breedlaw, the commander in chief of the Joint NATO Armed Forces in Europe.
02:51. From now on, a new wave of activation of separatist movements can begin in Ukraine, the head of the Center for Military and Political Studies Dmitry Tymchuk assumes.
02:22. Yesterday at the "Turkish Val" border crossing point the persons who introduced themselves as representatives of the Border Guard Service of the Russian Federation and the soldiers of the Crimean "Berkut" did not miss a group of international military observers who flew to the peninsula in order to monitor the preparation of military units and equipment of the Armed Forces of Ukraine for evacuation on the mainland.
01:18. At least three hundred pro-Russian activists staged a picket of the Berkut base on Derzhavinskaya Street in Kharkov.
01:16. Yesterday evening in Donetsk, pro-Russian activists attacked a bus with Ukrainian soldiers, who drove up to the military enlistment office in Buslaev Street.
00:27. The Pentagon confirmed the arrival of the destroyer "Donald Cook" today, April 10.
00:22. The building of Donetsk regional state administration can be liberated by invaders today without bloodshed. This development of events did not exclude the first vice-premier of Ukraine Vitaly Yarema.
23:45. In Kharkiv, the police detained the organizer of the attack on the local television company ATN.
22:54. In Kharkov, pro-Russian activists barricaded the arrivals of the former base of the Berkut.
21:53. The candidate for the presidency of Ukraine, the region Mikhail Dobkin was not allowed into the building of the SBU Directorate in Lugansk for negotiations. At the same time angry locals tried to inflict bodily harm on Dobkin.
21:32. And about. President of Ukraine, Verkhovna Rada Chairman Oleksandr Turchynov signed a decree on state protection of the Donetsk regional state administration.
The Hungarian PACE delegate made claims to Transcarpathia.
17:01. Most residents of Donetsk want to live in a single and indivisible Ukraine. This is evidenced by the data of a sociological poll conducted by the Donetsk Institute of Social Research and Political Analysis.
17:00. Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk considers Russia responsible for resolving the crisis it caused in Ukraine and declares that Russia itself must get out of this situation.
16:27. The Foreign Ministry asks observers to monitor the move of the Ukrainian military in Crimea, in order to prevent the seizure of their belongings by invaders and provocations.
16:26. The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe expects that on Thursday, April 10, the Russian parliamentary delegation will be deprived of the right to vote until the end of this year.
16:24. SBU prevented the abduction of documents from the administration. Employees of the Security Council of Ukraine detained a Russian citizen and three citizens of Ukraine who tried to transfer data to a representative of the Russian special service.
16:22. President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin hopes that the initiatives of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to equalize the situation in Ukraine will have a positive effect.
16:19. SBU claims to expose an agent network in the Kherson region. A group of Russian agents established the bases for deployment and redeployment, the degree of combat readiness, the strength of the Ukrainian Armed Forces
16:17. Quadrilateral consultations in the Ukraine-Russia-EU-USA format may take place next week in one of the European countries.
16:06. Russia has still not confirmed the detention of 25 Ukrainian citizens in April and six in March this year, said at a briefing, the director of the Information Policy Department of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry, Yevgeny Perebiynis.
15:59. The Advisory Committee of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities is concerned about information that about five thousand people, mostly Crimean Tatars, left the peninsula and moved to mainland Ukraine.
15:57. In Ukraine, do not miss radically-minded "tourists." During the control at the border with the peninsula, vehicles and documents of citizens are carefully checked.
15:51. Ukraine has indisputable evidence that separatist actions in the southeast of Ukraine are coordinated by the FSB and military intelligence of Russia. This was announced at the briefing by the Director of the Information Policy Department Yevgeny Perebiynis.
15:48. The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry advises Russian colleagues not to compare Euroamidan with separatist actions in the eastern regions of Ukraine.
15:46. The British government will strongly advocate in the EU the need to advance subsequent sanctions if Russia does not move soon to constructive actions to de-escalate the situation in Ukraine and will not stop destabilizing.
15:39. The EU will consider the situation in eastern Ukraine and the advisability of expanding the blacklist against Russia at a planned meeting of the community's foreign ministers on April 14 in Brussels.
15:36. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine denied the information that the company Yuzhmash allegedly is negotiating with representatives of foreign countries on the sale of technologies for the production of intercontinental ballistic missiles.
15:30. The governor of the Donetsk region Sergey Taruta believes that the separatists in Donetsk have an insignificant level of support.
15:23. Kiselev stopped broadcasting the Voice of America in Russia. Director of the agency Russia today notified the termination of the previously acting counter-attack on the broadcasting of the Voice of America in Moscow.
15:14. Tsarev in Mykolaiv threw eggs and almost beaten (video).
15:02. People's Deputy Sergei Tigipko offers an amnesty for separatists in the southeast. According to the deputy, the law on amnesty for participants of actions in the south-east of Ukraine will reduce the degree of confrontation and prevent escalation of the conflict.
15:01. The leader of the Party of Regions faction, Alexander Efremov, claims that he has nothing to do with the organization of the riots in Lugansk.
15:00. The electoral headquarters of presidential candidate Petro Poroshenko believe that Yulia Tymoshenko should withdraw her candidacy in favor of "unity of the Ukrainian people."
14:54. Austrian President Heinz Fischer does not believe that Russia can continue the invasion of eastern Ukraine.
14:53. European Council President Herman Van Rompuy said that after the events in the Crimea, relations between the EU and Russia should be rethought.
14:52. The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted a resolution, which provides for a gradual increase in monetary support for officers of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the National Guard and border guards.
14:43. Most Donetsk people do not approve of separatist actions. This is evidenced by the results of a survey conducted from March 26 to 29 by the Donetsk Institute for Social Research and Political Analysis.
14:30. Pechersk District Court of Kiev arrested the accounts of the ex-chairman of the Kyiv City State Administration, Alexander Popov.
14:15. The Verkhovna Rada refused to determine the status of the military, who, having remained faithful to the oath, were relocated from Crimea to the mainland. The drafts did not collect the required number of votes.
14:13. Military units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine continue to conduct field exits with the aim of increasing combat readiness (photo).
14:13. The leader of the UDAR party, Vitali Klitschko, insists that the city mayor elections must be held in two rounds.
13:55. Russians intentionally spoil Ukrainian military equipment in Crimea (video). They give the technique captured in the Crimea quite peculiar, because they behave like marauders, said the head of the Center for Military and Political Studies and coordinator of the group Information Resistance Dmitry Tymchuk.
13:39. The Verkhovna Rada has amended the law on the State Service of Special Communication and Information Protection N4432. For this decision, 277 people's deputies voted.
13:37. People's Deputy Petro Poroshenko leads the presidential race. This is evidenced by the results of a poll conducted by the Razumkov Center, conducted from March 28 to April 2 in all regions of Ukraine, with the exception of the Crimea.
13:29. Putin in the Crimea conducted a "black operation", in the language of the American special services, and in eastern Ukraine - "secret destabilization in large cities," Western media write.
12:57. German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticized Russia's actions in the conflict around Ukraine. "Unfortunately, in many respects it is not clear how Russia contributes to the relaxation of the situation," she said during the debate in the Bundestag on the draft budget.
12:45. MP from the Party of Regions Nikolai Levchenko said that the Verkhovna Rada should make a decision on the amnesty of those who seized the building of the Donetsk regional council.
12:44. The presidential candidate, Sergei Tigipko, visited Lugansk and said that people demand federalization, but not about secession from Ukraine.
12:41. The Kremlin is preparing a second phase of the invasion, writes Liberation. "It's difficult to predict what the Russian president's next blow will be, but the opinion spread by television can be considered a true indicator," the publication believes.
12:38. The EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security, Catherine Ashton, condemned the separatists in eastern Ukraine and called on Kiev to speed up work on constitutional reform.
12:27. The Verkhovna Rada refused to consider the law on the election of the mayor of Kiev in two rounds. Bills on the anti-corruption bureau, responsibility for the attempt on the territorial integrity of Ukraine were also not on the agenda.
12:24. The SBU detained a Russian citizen who was performing the tasks of the special services to destabilize the situation in the southern regions of Ukraine.
12:08. President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso announced the creation by the European Commission of a support group of Ukraine, which will provide technical assistance and give advice to Ukraine in carrying out broad reforms.
11:53. Vladimir Putin and the entire Kremlin leadership are losing confidence in the West, Western media note.
11:48. The SBU detained a saboteur who planned to seize the Kakhovka hydro power plant.
11:43. People's deputy from the Party of Regions Nikolai Levchenko said that the work of the Donetsk Regional State Administration and the regional council should be restored.
11:43. The Prosecutor General's Office will check the diplomas of its prosecutors. Diplomas received in foreign universities, as well as those that raise doubts about their legitimacy, will be checked.
11:26. The chairman of the Donetsk regional council, Andrei Shishatsky, wrote a statement on resigning from his authority.
11:25. The State Council of Crimea will consider the issue of approving the constitution of the Republic of Crimea as a subject of the Russian Federation at an extraordinary meeting on Friday, April 11.
11:18. The governor of the Donetsk region Sergey Taruta explained why the unrest in Donetsk is not beneficial for businessman Rinat Akhmetov.
11:13. The Rada did not include bills on lustration on the agenda. Only 177 people's deputies voted for inclusion in the agenda of four bills on lustration.
11:06. The parliament proposes to create a National Anti-Corruption Service. The anti-corruption service should be endowed with the functions of inquiry and investigation. The bill broadens the definition of corruption.
10:55. Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk asks the Verkhovna Rada to deprive the government of a number of powers and adopt a law on real deregulation.
10:36. US intelligence agencies have detailed information indicating that Russia has concentrated the forces necessary for a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, says The Daily Beast. However, according to US officials and congressmen, the command of the US Army was ordered to refrain from detailed acquaintance of Ukrainian colleagues with US data on Russian troops.
10:28. People's Deputy Anatoly Goncharov wrote a statement on the withdrawal from the Party of Regions faction. The corresponding announcement was made by Speaker Alexander Turchinov before the beginning of the plenary session.
10:21. The Swedish Security Police (Sapo) claims that Russia is preparing for military action or armed aggression in Sweden. For the first time since the end of the Cold War, Sweden identifies Russia as a threat to national security.
10:17. Europeans and Americans, managed to stay together on the same positions with respect to Russia, writes Le Figaro. "If Russia goes further in Ukraine, it will have some serious consequences for its relations with the Western world," said NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen in Paris.
10:12. During the antiterrorist operation in Kharkiv, not 70 people were detained, as previously reported, but 66. Interior Minister Arsen Avakov informed the adjusted figure before the Cabinet meeting.
10:06. The separatist crisis in Lugansk will be resolved within 48 hours. This is before the beginning of the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov.
09:53. According to operational data, on November 30, 2013, 105 people were killed in Ukraine. Since February 18, 1737 victims have addressed to the emergency medical aid brigades in the center of Kyiv from the site of aggravation of clashes in the center of Kyiv and 1155 of them have been hospitalized for help.
09:15. The Ukrainian military relocated from Kerch to Nikolaev.
09:04. The presidential candidate of Ukraine from the Party of Regions Mikhail Dobkin intends to file a lawsuit to resume broadcasting of Russian TV channels in Ukraine.
08:58. The White House responded to Russia's statement about American mercenaries in the form of "Falcon" in the east of Ukraine.
08:56. The Ministry of Defense of Belarus conducted a control exercise to control missile strikes and artillery fire of the Western operational command. The exercises were held at the Brest, Osipovichi and Obuz-Lesnovsky ranges near the western border of Ukraine and the eastern border of Poland.
08:46. Today the session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe will consider the Ukrainian issue. PACE prepared a draft resolution calling on Ukraine to hold early parliamentary elections.
08:14. Separatists in Lugansk have released five more hostages. Earlier it was reported that as of 1:00 on April 9, according to the results of negotiations from the seized building of the Security Service of Lugansk, 51 people without weapons were able to leave.
07:21. European Commissioner for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton announced the information on the format of the meeting to resolve the crisis around Ukraine.
06:50. The EU is going to expand the black list of Russians to 107 people for the application of personal sanctions because of the situation in Ukraine, Kommersant reports.
06:41. Last night the last group of Ukrainian marines crossed the border with the Crimea in the Kherson region and arrived on the mainland.
06:12. In connection with the recent events in Ukraine and the world, Kazakhstan's authorities decided to tighten the punishment for calls for illegal change of the territorial integrity of the country.
06:00. In Kherson supporters of sobornost on the building of the City Council hung a large flag of Ukraine.
05:20. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland declares that in the east of Ukraine there are no inter-ethnic conflicts.
05:15. Russia accused NATO of being unable to dialogue on the crisis in Ukraine.
05:09. In Kharkov, pro-Russian activists, who yesterday attacked a bus with soldiers of the Internal Troops, face up to four years in prison. The police began investigating the incident under art. 296 (hooliganism).
04:00. After what happened in the Crimea, the EU should completely rethink its relations with the Russian Federation, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy said.
03:38. In Crimea, in the near future, a fuel crisis may begin. In the ARC recorded a rise in prices for gasoline.
02:49. Today in Lugansk, as of 01:00, a large part of the pro-Russian activists captured by the pro-Russian activists was able to leave the confiscated UTI building in Lugansk region.
01:50. Against the backdrop of an aggravation of the situation in the southeast of Ukraine, the destroyer of the US Navy, Donald Cook, equipped with the Aegis missile defense system, entered the Black Sea to support Kiev and NATO allies.
00:31. In Lugansk, the siloviki continue negotiations with the separatists to unblock the building of the Security Service.
00:10. The Interior Ministry denied rumors that in Donetsk the police swore allegiance to the separatists.
23:20. In Lugansk, the participants of the pro-Russian rally continue to keep 60 people hostage in the building of the regional headquarter of the SBU.
21:22 Separatists in the east of Ukraine can create a corridor on the border for Russian troops. This was reported by the head of the Center for Military and Political Studies Dmitry Tymchuk.
20:20 Ukraine and Russia reached an agreement on the withdrawal of all Ukrainian ships from the Crimea.
19:18 US Secretary of State John Kerry said that in the clashes in the east of Ukraine involved provocateurs and agents of Russian special services, which were sent there to "wreak havoc."
18:39 In Lugansk, the separatists mined the SBU administration building and took 60 hostages.
18:32 US Secretary of State John Kerry accused the Russian special services of provoking unrest in the eastern regions of Ukraine and threatened to apply sanctions against energy, mining and Russian banks.
18:29 US Secretary of State John Kerry said that he has reached an agreement with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on holding talks on resolving the crisis in Ukraine with the participation of Russia, the EU, the United States and Ukraine next week in Europe.
18.00 At the crossroads of Girshmana, Artem, Chernyshevskaya and Sovnarkomovskaya streets in Kharkov, pro-Putin separatists attacked a police bus and stoned him with stones.
17:40 The PACE Monitoring Committee supported the draft resolution on the report of Stephan Schennach, where it is proposed to deprive the Russian delegation of the right to vote until the end of the year for the annexation of the Crimea.
16:47. Already almost reached an agreement on the return of several ships to Ukraine. The head of the media center of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine Vladislav Seleznev told about this on the air of Gromadsky. According to preliminary data, the ships "Kirovograd" and "Vinnitsa" can be transferred to Ukraine.
16:37. PACE does not see threats to Ukraine, except for Russia. The PACE believes that Russia is trying to frustrate the transformation in Ukraine by its actions.
16:23. On April 9, the session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe will consider the Ukrainian question. Ukraine expects to limit Russia's powers in PACE.
16:00. From April 8 to be a separatist in Ukraine is even more dangerous. The Verkhovna Rada strengthened the responsibility for state treason, espionage and encroachment on the territorial integrity of the country.
15:49. Russia's refusal to consult within the framework of the OSCE regarding military activity along Ukrainian borders calls into question its intentions in Ukraine. This is discussed in the statement of the head of the US Mission to the OSCE Ambassador Daniel Baer.
15:48. Russia is trying to implement the second stage of the occupation of Ukraine, the statement of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry said. Ukraine demands that the Russian Federation immediately stop interfering in Ukraine's internal affairs and fulfill its public obligations to de-escalate the situation.
15:28. Ukraine is going to file with the European Court of Human Rights, which will examine the case "Ukraine vs. Russia", new materials on the facts of pressure on the inhabitants of the Crimea.
15:22. Negotiations in the Ukraine-Russia-EU-US format can take place in the next week. The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry notes that it should be about negotiations of official representatives, and not regions of Ukraine.
15:19. The Ukrainian crisis forces NATO to reconsider its defense plans.
Law enforcement officers left the territory near the building of the Donetsk Regional State Administration, leaving him to loot the separatists.
14:55. Leaders of parliamentary factions and groups conferred and decided that there would be no more fighting in the parliament. If the deputy's statements contain insults against another deputy or faction, the speaker will turn off the microphone.
14:48. The Cabinet of Ministers prepared preliminary estimates of losses for a number of facilities located in the occupied territory of the Crimea. The figures will be announced after approval at one of the government's next meetings.
14:44. The Crimean authorities require Europeans to return Scythian gold to them. In Crimea, they say that Kiev illegally transferred historical values to the exhibition in Holland.
14:18. Russia has put forward the condition for a dialogue in the format RF-USA-EU-Ukraine. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that international negotiations should be presented "south and east of Ukraine"
14:06. Washington does not comment on Alexei Chaly's statements that his business is flourishing, including in the US, the newspaper La Repubblica writes. Aleksei Chaly is one of the oligarchs on the list of 33 people who are under Western sanctions, but his business is flourishing, from Germany to the United States.
14:01. Fourteen deputies of the group Sergei Tigipko announced the withdrawal from the Party of Regions and the faction of the Party of Regions in the Verkhovna Rada.
13:58. To negotiate with the separatists who seized the building of the SBU in Lugansk, a working group was established.
13:54. The prosecutor's office of the Central District of Mykolayiv opened two criminal proceedings on the fact of the storming and calls for the capture of the Mykolaiv Regional Administration on April 7. Participants in the assault of the Mykolayiv regional state administration are accused of hooliganism and calls for violation of public order.
13:49 . The State Border Service called for the repudiation of provocations on the border. Border guards remind that actions to destabilize the situation on the border provide for administrative and criminal liability.
13:22. The NATO Secretary General threatened Russia with isolation because of Ukraine. Anders Fogh Rasmussen insists that Russia withdraw its troops from the borders of Ukraine.
13:17. Western media warns Kiev from the traps of Putin. Kiev conducts the most complicated chess game with Moscow, and the legitimate authorities of Ukraine must show both firmness and flexibility, the Western media advise.
13:03. Russian occupying troops in the Crimea give the Ukrainian military only the defective equipment and weapons, said the head of the Center for Military and Political Studies Dmitry Tymchuk. The expert suggests not taking technicians and weapons from Russians on the current conditions.
13:02. In Ukraine, yesterday, an anti-terrorist center was created, it was announced that an anti-terrorist operation would be conducted on the territory of Kharkov, Donetsk and Lugansk regions. Such measures were taken in connection with the situation in the eastern regions of Ukraine and with a huge number of captured weapons and armed militants.
12:56. In Kharkov, about 30% of law enforcement officers will be dismissed. This was reported by Interior Minister Arsen Avakov, commenting on the information that the Kharkov "Berkut" under the regional administration stood with the St. George ribbons, which are used by the separatists.
12:49. Mass riots in Kharkiv were paid for by the Putin-Yanukovych group, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov and the head of the presidential administration, Sergei Pashinsky, said. There is as yet no evidence in the government that Rinat Akhmetov and Alexander Efremov are related to separatist actions in the eastern regions.
12:42. The antiterrorist operation in Kharkov lasted 18 minutes, for this it was required to block the metro. 70 people were detained, including "very interesting personalities, unexpected for us," Interior Minister Arsen Avakov, who just returned from Kharkov, said.
12:37. In Nikolaev, after clashes between local self-defense of the Maidan and pro-Russian activists near the building of the regional state administration, the police detained 23 people from both sides.
12:25. The Verkhovna Rada made changes to the law on local elections. A scandalous rule has been removed, according to which candidates for local elections were nominated by the central party organizations. The issue of two-ballot elections in the capital has not been decided yet, the correspondent of LigaBusinessInform reports.
12:19. The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), within the framework of the urgent debate on Ukraine, intends to condemn the accession of the Crimea to the Russian Federation. Discussion of the issue is scheduled for April 9.
12:04. France suspended a joint project with Russia to develop an Atom infantry fighting vehicle due to the current situation and the uncertainty factor
11:59. Austria blocked more than ten accounts that belonged to former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and former Ukrainian officials. Nevertheless, the amount of frozen funds remains limited.
11:58. Near the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, about a thousand people gathered for a rally (photo), demanding the adoption of law No. 4387-1 on restoring confidence in the judicial system of Ukraine. The draft provides for the dismissal of judges who made decisions aimed at limiting the constitutional rights and freedoms of citizens, including participation in peaceful assemblies, as well as reducing the level of corruption in the court system.
11:55. The separatists canceled the decision to create the Donetsk republic. Residents of Donetsk are outraged by the fact that for the millionaire city and 4 millionth region makes decisions "a hundred abnormal."
11:41. The separatists, seized by the Donetsk Regional State Administration, are preparing for the storming of the building by power structures. Separatists are asked to join the fight of women.
11:29. In clashes with the separatists, at the monument to the heroes-Olshans in Mykolayiv on April 7, 15 people were injured. 11 people were hospitalized with injuries of varying severity, the police detained 20 participants of the separatist action.
11:27. After another part of Eastern Ukraine announced its secession and annexation to Russia, the White House warns Moscow of new sanctions if it encourages provocations, writes The Christian Science Monitor.
11:25. To the accounts of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine within the framework of the campaign "Support the Ukrainian Army" has received more than 88 million UAH. from legal entities and individuals as assistance to the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
11:18. This morning, as a result of the anti-terrorist operation, the MVD forces in Kharkov completely cleared the separatists of the seized and set on fire the building of the regional state administration (photo).
11:17. The Verkhovna Rada strengthened the responsibility for separatism and state treason. For the draft amendments to the Criminal Code to increase the responsibility for committing crimes against the bases of national security of Ukraine No. 4524-1 voted 231 people's deputy.
11:16. The Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov states that the actions of police officers during the confrontations in Kharkov were like sabotage. According to him, in Kharkiv will be drawn conclusions on the staffing of police units.
11:01. Separatists who are on the territory of the SBU in Lugansk, are held hostage by 22 employees of the SBU and civilians. On the territory of the SBU are about 40 employees of Russian special services with an impressive arsenal of weapons.
10:58. Separatists cover the citizens of Donetsk with gas, burn cars and try to turn trolleybuses into barricades. This was told by the Donetsk mayor Alexander Lukyanchenko.
10:58. President of Poland Bronislaw Komorowski predicts the stabilization of the situation in Ukraine after the elections of the head of the Ukrainian state scheduled for May 25.
10:54. In Odessa, an honorary consulate of Slovakia is open in Odessa. The opening was attended by Deputy Prime Minister of Slovakia Miroslav Lajcak and Chairman of the Odessa Regional State Administration Vladimir Nemirovsky.
10:49. Speech Simonenko provoked a fight in the Verkhovna Rada (video). During the speech leader of the Communist Party Petro Symonenko accused nationalists that they set an example for the separatists, and after these words deputies from the VO Svoboda, communists and regionals came to the rostrum.
10:48. The Dnepropetrovsk regional administration made a decision together with representatives of the "left" political parties and public organizations on cooperation on six points, said the deputy chairman of the regional state administration Boris Filatov.
10:30. Separatists in Lugansk continue to strengthen the barricades near the seized control of the SBU. The invaders of the building complain about their leaders and destroy the Memory Square.
10:26. According to operational data, on November 30, 2013, 103 people died on Ukrainian territory. At the treatment in the health care institutions of Kiev as of 06:00 on April 8 there are 111 people.
10:12. People's deputies Yuri Miroshnichenko and Yuliya Levochkina filed applications to withdraw from the Party of Regions faction in the Verkhovna Rada.
10:12. According to British experts from the Royal Joint Institute for Defense Studies, May will be a critical period for Russia's actions in Ukraine. The analytical center offers four scenarios of a possible Russian invasion, writes Le Figaro.
10:11. The Prosecutor's Office opened a criminal investigation into the seizure of separatists by the SBU in Lugansk. Invaders are accused of organizing mass riots and appropriation of firearms.
10:03. The traffic police officers blocked and restricted the passage of a number of streets in Lugansk. The restriction of travel is connected with a possible threat to public safety due to the unstable political situation.
09:51. Russia insists that Ukraine adopt a federal form of government that would provide regions with almost unlimited powers. Ukrainians argue that this is a way to make them vulnerable to Russian intervention and, ultimately, to tear the country apart, writes The Washington Post.
09:49. Deputy Lugansk mayor Alexander Tkachenko leaves the Party of Regions.
09:31. Separatists continue to be inside the building of Donetsk regional state administration. Journalists report that most of the property inside the Donetsk regional state administration is spoiled, and vandalism is documented.
09:25. The chairman of the Kharkiv regional state administration, Igor Baluta, announced the continuation of the antiterrorist operation in Kharkov.
09:08. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia calls on the Ukrainian government to stop military preparations, fraught with the unleashing of civil war.
09:05. Ukraine will be compelled to attract IAEA inspectors to protect the existing nuclear facility in the Crimea.
09:04. There are no grounds for imposing a state of emergency in the eastern regions of Ukraine. This was stated by Acting Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration Andrei Senchenko on the air of the ICTV channel.
08:36. When the building of the Kharkiv regional state administration was released, the fighters of the special unit Jaguar acted.
07:49. As a result of the anti-terrorist operation, the MVD forces in Kharkov completely cleared the separatists of the seized and set on fire the building of the regional state administration.
07:28. US State Department spokesman Jen Psaki said that any further attempts by Russia to destabilize the situation in Ukraine would incur additional losses for the Russian Federation.
07:00. In the NSDC, they declare localization of separatist provocations in the southeast of Ukraine.
06:05. In the Kharkov Regional State Administration, the separatists are only in the foyer on the first floor, the rest of the building has completely passed under the control of the siloviki.
06:03. In Luhansk, on the evening of April 7, over a dozen unknown men tried to penetrate the TV channel "Irta". This was reported by the owner of the media, deputy of the parliament of the VI convocation Vladimir Landik, wounded received three security guards.
04:00. At least ten people were seriously injured as a result of clashes and gunfire between the "People's Militia of Mykolayiv", self-defense of the local Maidan and pro-Russian separatists trying to seize the building of the Nikolayev OGA.
03:15. Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Vitaly Yarema, after negotiations with the formed initiative group of pro-Russian protesters together with businessman Rinat Akhmetov promised that the assault of Donetsk Regional State Administration will not be today.
02:52. After in Kharkov in the evening the police attempted to release the building of the regional state administration, the pro-Russian activists again began to conduct themselves aggressively and tried to infiltrate HOGA.
02:36. Moscow is concerned about reports about the allegedly preparing Ukrainian "Yuzhmash" deal on the sale of technology for production of intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) of the heavy class R-36M2 "Voevoda", which are in service with Russian troops, in connection with which the Russian Foreign Ministry issued an appeal to the official Kiev .
02:08. In Kharkov, the police released the captured TV tower from the separatists.
02:07. Billionaire Rinat Akhmetov went to the separatists in Donetsk, urging them to negotiate with the authorities. At the same time, Akhmetov stressed that if the storming of the building of the Donetsk Regional State Administration by the siloviki begins, it will be with the people.
01:47. On Thursday, April 10, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe will consider the question of depriving the Russian delegation of the right to vote, or even of depriving it of membership in this body, said deputy chairman of the parliamentary delegation from Ukraine to PACE, acting head of the Fatherland faction Sergei Sobolev.
01:00. A video appeared, as in Mykolaiv Maydan dispersed the separatists, who wanted to seize the building of the State Administration.
00:39. In Mykolayiv, militia activists dismantled tents of separatists near the building of Mykolaiv Regional State Administration.
23:55. Siloviki from other regions arrived to the south-east of the country for an anti-terrorist special operation, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said.
23:30. The building of the Security Service in Donetsk is released by special forces.
16:16. The law enforcement bodies of the Donetsk region have identified individuals who took part in the riots and the seizure of state buildings in Donetsk. This was reported by the press service of the Prosecutor's Office of Donetsk region.
16:06. The UN mission on the rights of national minorities will arrive in Ukraine. The purpose of the visit is to get acquainted with the situation of national and ethnic minorities in Ukraine, with observance of their rights.
16:05. From the economic pressure of the Russian Federation, Ukraine will defend its interests within the WTO. This was announced at the briefing by the Director of the Department of Information Policy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Yevgeny Perebenis, reacting to the statement of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on the possibility of reviewing a number of economic agreements with Ukraine in the event Ukraine signed an agreement with the European Union, LigaBusinessInform correspondent reports.
16:04. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine does not exclude that the Russian Federation began stripping in the Crimea. This was stated today at a briefing by the Director of the Information Policy Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Yevgeny Perebiynis.
15:49. Employees of the Kharkiv police began to detain the invaders of the building of the regional state administration. One of the suspects was taken to the police department of Dzerzhinsky RO, law enforcement officers seized two folding knives from him.
15:42. The main grouping of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation has moved away from the Ukrainian-Russian border in the east by an average of 50 km, several tens of thousands of servicemen of the Russian Federation remain directly on the border. The border in the region of Transnistria is also alarming in the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine. This was announced at a briefing by the deputy chief of the main command center of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Alexander Rosmaznin.
15:27. Ukrainian military units are mobilized by 97%. This was announced at a briefing by the deputy chief of the main command center of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Alexander Rozmaznin, the correspondent of LigaBusinessInform reports.
15:21. The European Union is concerned about the situation in the three eastern regions of Ukraine. This was stated by the press secretary of the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton - Maya Kosjanchich.
15:17. People's Deputy of Ukraine Nikolay Rudkovsky registered in the Verkhovna Rada a draft resolution on the need to introduce a state of emergency in Donetsk, Lugansk and Kharkiv regions.
15:12. A serviceman of the Black Sea Fleet of Russia, junior sergeant Zaitsev, who shot and killed Ukrainian Major Stanislav Karachevsky in the Crimea, was detained by the investigative committee of the Russian Federation.
15:09. About 2,000 servicemen with families and 200 military equipment are withdrawn from the Autonomous Republic of Crimea to the mainland of Ukraine. The output process continues. This was reported by the deputy chief of the main command center of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Alexander Rosmaznin.
15:01. In the building of the regional administration of the SBU in Lugansk, water and light were switched off. They also say that snipers are sitting on the roof of the "Lugan" hotel.
14:46. The actions of separatists in the eastern regions of Ukraine are aimed at disrupting the presidential elections. Separatists are funded by the Russian Federation. This was stated and. about. President of Ukraine, Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Oleksandr Turchynov.
14:40. Most Ukrainians consider Russia's actions in the Crimea an invasion and occupation. In addition, more than a third of citizens residing in the southeastern regions of Ukraine consider this. This is evidenced by the results of a study conducted by the group Ranking commissioned by the International Republican Institute.
14:14. Leader of the parliamentary faction of the Party of Regions, influential Luhansk resident Alexander Efremov said that the people who captured the building of the SBU in Lugansk are armed and set up actively.
14:14. The presidential candidate of Ukraine, Sergei Tigipko, said that he was expelled from the Party of Regions. According to him, in the near future his party will be excluded from the party.
14:11. In the Dnepropetrovsk region, the protection of all administrative buildings has been strengthened, reported and. about. Deputy Chairman of the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast State Administration Boris Filatov. The police also patrol the streets of the city.
13:52. Separatists in Donetsk want a referendum. The protesters announced that in case of opposition to the authorities of Kiev they will be forced to ask Russia for help in introducing a "peacekeeping contingent".
13:51. Activists of the Maidan disrupted the congress of the Council of Judges. Despite the fact that the activists put up checkpoints at all entrances, the judges managed to enter the building bypasses. Then representatives of the Maidan went inside and forced the judges to leave, some - by force.
13:43. After Ukraine, the Russians are preparing for new repression. Anti-Kremlin activists say that Moscow imposes the same restrictions on protest actions that were adopted in January by the Yanukovych government.
13:43. Between people with Russian flags standing at the entrance to the building of the Kharkov regional administration, and participants in a rally with Ukrainian flags that lined up in front of the State Administration, skirmishes began. There are people injured.
13:40. The rally in Lugansk near the building of the regional branch of the Security Service of Ukraine was paid. This is evidenced by the video released by the group EuroMeidan SOS.
13:35. The Kharkov regional prosecutor's office started criminal proceedings on the fact of mass riots and the seizure of the building of the Kharkov regional state administration. This was reported by the press service of the Prosecutor General's Office.
13:23. The separatists seized the Donetsk regional council announced the creation of the Independent Donetsk republic. The decision was made at an extraordinary session of the self-proclaimed "people's council" of the Donetsk region.
13:04. The exact number of Russian troops on the Ukrainian border can not be determined due to constant movements. This was announced today at the briefing. Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Andriy Deshchitsa.
13:02. Ukraine is preparing a series of suits in international courts for the Russian Federation. This was announced today at the briefing by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Andrei Deshchitsa.
12:57. Putin's hand in riots in the East of Ukraine. Review of Western media. The destabilization of the eastern regions is a prelude to the Russian invasion, they say in Kiev.
12:46. The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry expects the assurances of the Russian side that Russia will not introduce troops into Ukraine in connection with the events in the east of the country. This was announced today at the briefing by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Andrei Deshchitsa, the correspondent of LigaBusinessInform reports. Currently, work is in progress to normalize the situation in the regions.
12:41. The head of the Council of Judges of Ukraine Vasyl Onopenko does not exclude that an extraordinary congress of judges of the Supreme Court of Ukraine, which today was held in the Klovski Palace by activists of the Maidan, will meet in another place.
12:34. The State Border Service of Ukraine says that the situation on the Ukrainian-Russian border, in particular in the north-east, is calm. Russian military equipment or soldiers did not approach the Ukrainian border. In direct line of sight, Russian servicemen are also not seen.
12:31. The unknown tried to storm the Donetsk State TV and Radio Company. A car drove up to the entrance of the state TV and radio company, from which people came out and opened automatic fire in the air.
12:25. Head of the Council of Judges of Ukraine Vasyl Onopenko appealed to the leaders of all parliamentary factions and groups of the Verkhovna Rada urgently, tomorrow, to adopt in general the lustration law "On Restoring Trust in the Judiciary in Ukraine."
12:22. Today's extraordinary congress of judges of the Supreme Court of Ukraine was convened in violation of all procedures and in fact was a revolt of judicial generals. This was reported to journalists by the head of the Council of Judges of Ukraine Vasyl Onopenko. According to him, we are talking about a kind of revolt of judicial generals who are still loyal to Viktor Yanukovich
12:18. Germany does not yet see Ukraine in NATO. According to German Defense Minister Ursula von der Lien, today it is pointless to discuss the issue of Ukraine's accession to the North Atlantic alliance. "Ukraine has colossal economic problems, and besides it has yet to build a democratic state," she said.
12:08. Almost 160 servicemen of the Navy of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and their families, including sailors from the ship of the Slavutich administration, have arrived from Odessa to Sevastopol. For the departure of the military, four trailers were provided on the Sevastopol-Kiev train.
12:02. The deputy head of the High Council of Justice, a judge of the Supreme Economic Court of Ukraine, Alexander Udovichenko, filed an application for the termination of the powers of a member of the HCJ at his own request.
11:32. A provocation was planned near the building of the Supreme Court of Ukraine, including the capture of APU. This was announced in the courtyard of the Supreme Council of Justice Minister of Justice Pavel Petrenko.
11:21. Yatseniuk said that Russia did not withdraw troops from the borders of Ukraine. According to Yatsenyuk, Russia only wants to "pretend", as if withdrawing troops. And the troops are in a 30-kilometer zone from the border with Ukraine.
11:16. Two meetings are held in Kharkov, the building of the State Administration is not released. Closer to the building of the State Administration are people with Russian and Soviet flags and St. George ribbons. Across the road from them people with Ukrainian flags protest.
11:15. Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that the government has a clear plan of action on how to respond to separatist manifestations in the eastern regions of the country.
11:04. In the city of Krasnyi Luch, local residents gathered with demands not to allow military men of the National Guard and fighters of the Right sector to enter the territory of the region. This was reported by the press service of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in Lugansk region.
11:00. Batkivshchyna, leader of the Batkivshchyna Party, candidate for presidency of Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko urged the European Union, as well as the US, to apply more stringent measures against Russia in connection with the events in Kharkov, Donetsk and Lugansk regions.
10:59. Judges who could get into the building of the Klovski Palace, where an extraordinary congress of the Supreme Court of Ukraine was due today, was taken out of the building through the corridor of disgrace.
10:49. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that Putin assured him that there would be no military action.
10:39. Participants of the Maidan blocked the building of the Klovski Palace in Kiev, where an extraordinary congress of judges of Ukraine was due to take place today. As the correspondent of LIGABusinessInform informs, about 150 representatives of the Right sector, self-defense and Avtomaydan put out checkpoints on the main entrance and two black turns and did not allow judges to enter the building.
10:38. The Ministry of Defense confirms the murder of a Ukrainian officer in the Crimea. According to the Ministry of Defense, a sergeant of the Russian army killed a Ukrainian major who served in the Crimea and was preparing to leave for the mainland.
10:28. In Kherson and the region, the authorities will react toughly to attempts to destabilize the situation and separatist appeals. "Connoisseurs of Russian tricolors can gather in school and begin to learn the history of their own land." Kherson is Ukraine, "he said. mayor of Kherson.
10:26. The acting president of Ukraine took under his personal control the situation in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions because of the separatists' performance.
10:16. Heads of law enforcement agencies went to Lugansk and Donetsk to resolve the situation with the seizure of state buildings. Parubiy and Nalivaichenko go to Lugansk, Yarema - to Donetsk.
10:12. In Latvia, the Russian RTR channel was cut off for three months. The authorities of the country believe that in the materials on the situation in Ukraine the channel disseminates biased information.
10:01. Separatists who captured the building of the SBU Office in Donetsk are preparing for the assault. They strengthen the perimeter of the building, organize fire points and prepare for an assault.
09:33. Pro-Russian radicals, who seized the building of the UAS in Lugansk region, also seized the weapons room.
09:24. The personnel of the Lugansk police are in a state of combat readiness. The traffic police officers blocked all the entrances to the city of Lugansk.
09:15. The building of the Kharkov regional state administration, seized yesterday by pro-Russian activists, was released today.
09:11. The board of the Ministry of Defense considered on Friday the draft plan of action in the Crimea until 2020.
09:07. A group of unknown citizens entered the first floor of the building of the Security Service of Ukraine in the Donetsk region.
08:59. On Sunday evening in the Crimea, a Russian soldier shot a Ukrainian officer who remained faithful to the oath of allegiance to the people of Ukraine.
08:56. The government is hastily trying to patch holes in Ukrainian defenses. The armies will buy 160 tanks. Will they protect Ukraine?
08:51. This morning, the Donetsk separatists who seized the building of the Donetsk Regional State Administration on Sunday received an action plan from the coordinating center in Russia.
07:38. Former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych in late February surrendered to the Russian military and, under their control, left Ukraine for Russia.
07:29. Military equipment of the 36th brigade of the Coast Guard of the Ukrainian Navy, which is in Perevalnoye, is being prepared for loading onto railway platforms and sending to the mainland of Ukraine.
07:00. In the event of Russia's invasion of eastern Ukraine, NATO should deploy its troops on Ukrainian territory, said Czech President Miloš Zeman.
06:00. In the Crimea, the first Russian bank, Moscow Genbank, opened its branches in Simferopol and Sevastopol.
05:50. In Kharkov, the participants of the pro-Russian action, which seized the regional state administration, announced that ordinary employees would be employed, but they did not recognize the power of the governor and deputies of the regional council.
03:56. In Donetsk, the separatists, who seized the building of the regional council, promise to "disband" it today.
03:35. In the morning in Kharkov supporters of the conciliar Ukraine are going to arrange a rally at the OGA seized by the separatists.
03:30. Most countries of the world recognize the accession of the Crimea to the Russian Federation, since this is a "geopolitical fact," Vitaly Churkin, Russia's permanent representative to the UN, believes.
03:00. In Kharkov pro-Russian activists promise to establish a tent city near the building of the regional state administration.
01:40. Residents of the Donetsk region asked the acting president of Ukraine, Alexander Turchinov, to protect them from separatists and take the situation in the region under their control.
01:38. An attempt to destabilize the situation in the east of Ukraine is aimed at disrupting the presidential elections, but this scenario will not be realized, the candidate for the presidency of Ukraine, non-factional deputy Piotr Poroshenko is sure.
01:05. It became known that the new leader of pro-Russian protests in Donetsk Denis Pushilin turned out to be a former functionary of the financial pyramid of MMM-2011.
01:02. In Lugansk, the separatists seized the regional branch of the National Bank of Ukraine, which is located on the street. Soviet, 83.
00:09. Law enforcers opened criminal proceedings against riots in the southeast of Ukraine. Pro-Russian activists face from 4 to 15 years.
00:07. In Kharkov, the separatists continue to hold the captured building of the State Administration, the police have not yet made attempts to unblock it.
21:18. Pro-Russian militants and Russian citizens broke through the line of militia defense and established control over the building of the Kharkiv regional state administration. This is reported by the Kharkiv media. According to the publication of the main thing, the fears expressed about the preparations for the assault on the OGA near the night were confirmed.
21:17. Every citizen, according to the Constitution, has the right to assemble peacefully without weapons to discuss current issues and problems. But mass actions, accompanied by violence, seizure of buildings, damage to property are illegal. This is stated in the statement of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
21:05. In Kharkov, in connection with the clashes between the activists of Euromaydan and Antimaydan, which took place today in the area of the Drama Theater named after. Shevchenko, the police opened criminal proceedings. This is reported by UNIAN with reference to the department for public relations of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the Kharkov region.
20:33. Putin and Yanukovych ordered and paid for another round of separatist riots in the east of the country - Lugansk, Donetsk, Kharkov. About this on his page in Facebook was written by the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov.
19:31. Participants in Antimaydan in Kharkov forced people, who for some reason themselves called the fighters of the Right Sector, crawl along the "corridor of shame" under the protection of the police. Law enforcers, as follows from the video, protected the captives from the enraged crowd, nevertheless, without hindering bullying.
19:24. Acting President of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov personally will monitor the situation with the seizure of administrative buildings in the eastern regions of Ukraine. This was reported by the press service of the presidential administration.
19:15. The initiative group, under whose leadership the Donetsk Regional State Administration was captured, gave the deputies of the Regional Council until midnight on April 6 to hold an extraordinary session and decide on holding a referendum on joining Russia. This was announced by activists during a brief briefing in the building of the captured OGA.
18:47. Closer to the night or tonight, pro-Russian activists in Kharkov can go on storming the Kharkov regional state administration. This was reported by an informed source in the country of the separatists, the Main reports.
18:27. SBU officials released six previously detained pro-Russian activists from custody. The names of the released are not yet known, but they have already been brought under the building of the Security Service, and the people's self-defense has taken them under guard.
18:17. Law enforcers began an investigation into the seizure of the administrative building of the Donetsk Regional Council and Donetsk Regional State Administration. "The investigative and operational group was created, the most active participants of the events and the initiators of the capture are being established," the prosecutor's office of Donetsk
18:08. Separatists, who captured the building of the Donetsk Regional State Administration, plan to stay there until tomorrow. They barricaded themselves from inside and urged their supporters to pull down tire tires to the OGA building and block nearby streets.
17:53. During today's storming of the building of the Office of the Security Service of Ukraine in Lugansk two people were injured. According to preliminary data, one of the injured is a law enforcement officer, who was taken out of the building of the Security Service on a stretcher. Also, the woman who took part in the action suffered - her head is broken.
17:26. The police blocked the separatists in the building of the Donetsk Regional State Administration. Pro-Russian activists break furniture in the building, tearing and throwing out Ukrainian flags from the windows.
17:16. In Kharkov, the separatists attacked the supporters of the Maidan. The police are struggling to protect the Euro-men from the furious crowd.
16:45. In Lugansk, the separatists stormed the SBU by storm, knocking out doors and windows in the building. This is reported by the publication "Eastern version".
16:02. Pro-Russian separatists, who stormed the building in which the Donetsk regional state administration and the regional council are located, installed flags of Russia on the peak of the building, the "Island" mission informs.
15:53. In Lugansk, a separatist rally and a rally in support of the federalization of Ukraine took place. This is reported by the publication CXID.info.
15:31. In Donetsk, local separatists penetrated the building of the regional state administration. This is reported by the News of Donbass.
12:26. In Donetsk and Kharkiv, the separatists went to the rally.
09:03. Ukrainians against the federalization of the country - a survey.
01:30. In Mariupol, pro-Russian activists seized the city prosecutor's office. Law enforcers have already stated that violators face up to 8 years of imprisonment.
00:11. 1,579 servicemen of the Armed Forces, as well as members of their families, in total 1761 people have already arrived to the Ukrainian mainland from Crimea.
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22:50. In the Cherkassy region found the body of a former journalist and activist of Freedom Vasily Sergienko.
21:06. Cherkassy police in the forest found the activist of Avtomaydan, who had disappeared yesterday, dead.
19:27. The Security Service of Ukraine stopped "the criminal activity of a citizen of Ukraine Dmitry Kuzmenko, who organized separatist events in the Donetsk region."
19:08. Ukrainian troops strengthen the protection of the border between the Crimea and the mainland Ukraine.
16:48. The Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Ambassador Tim Guldimann, will visit Ukraine on April 7-9. The ambassador plans to visit the southern regions of Ukraine and Kiev.
15:49. About 350 participants of the pro-Russian rally in Donetsk picket the office of the ISD corporation, co-owned by the chairman of the Donetsk Regional State Administration Sergey Taruta.
15:07. The Security Service of Ukraine in the Lugansk region detained and disarmed a large, deeply conspiratorized sabotage group.
13:53. Sergey Beseda, an employee of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB), was in Kiev on February 20-21 with the task in contact with the Security Service to determine the necessary level of physical protection of the Russian embassy in Ukraine and other Russian institutions.
13:39. Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk instructed to develop a plan of action in case Russia restricts or stops the supply of natural gas to Ukraine.
12:49. This afternoon in Donetsk several hundred separatists gathered for a rally in the center of the city.
12:14. The Kiev District Court overturned the appointment of Natalia Poklonskaya as the Prosecutor of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea.
11:58. The foreign ministers of the EU countries met on the second day of the meeting in Athens to discuss the war in Syria and the crisis in Ukraine.
11:31. Law enforcement officers are being pulled into the center of Kharkov. They arrived to guard the building of the regional state administration, near which a meeting of pro-Russian forces is planned today.
10:49. Separate enterprises of the Ukrainian defense industry continue to supply military products to Russia.
10:41. On the roadstead of Yalta on April 4, a coastal guard of the border guard service of the FSB of Russia with a number 136 - PSKR "Krasnodar" was seen.
10:19. The capital of the Czech Republic hosted a picketing of the embassies of Ukraine and the Russian Federation. Ukrainians and Belarusians applied for the release of the occupied Crimea.
09:56. The text of the new constitution of the Crimea, on which Crimean lawyers and Moscow experts work, will be ready by April 8.
09:44. The Military Academy of Odessa met cadets from the Sevastopol Navy Academy named after Nakhimov, who remained loyal to the oath of the people of Ukraine. VIDEO
09:13. Within the framework of the "Support the Ukrainian Army" campaign, more than 84 million UAH have been received as an aid to the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Collected for the army money will be spent on body armor and uniform.
06:55 The head of the illegitimate Rada of the Crimea Vladimir Konstantinov said that the leadership of the separatists is discussing the announcement of the persona non grata of the leader of the Crimean Tatar people Mustafa Dzhemilev.
06:21 Official representative of the White House Josh Ernest said that the United States does not confirm the withdrawal of Russian troops from the Ukrainian border, which Russian President Vladimir Putin promised to implement.
05:25 In Kharkiv, activists of EuroMaidan held a picket near the Consulate General of the Russian Federation with demands to stop aggression against Ukraine.
04:46 Minister of the Interior Arsen Avakov said that a special unit of the Ministry of Internal Affairs has been created in Kherson, which will issue documents for the Crimeans.
02:33 Cadets and teachers of the Naval Academy named after Nakhimov, who expressed a desire to serve Ukraine, today moved from Sevastopol to Odessa.
02:02 Soloist of the popular rock band DDT Yury Shevchuk urged residents of Donetsk not to support the actions of pro-Putin radicals.