The issue of visa-free regime for Ukraine will consider early next year
Correspondent.net presents the main events of yesterday.
The EU postponed the bezviz for Ukraine for the next year
The European Parliament will consider the issue of visa-free regime with Ukraine in January next year.
According to the official website of the EP, the corresponding regulations 2016/0142(COD) MEPs plan to consider at the January session in the first reading on 18 January 2017.
This, in turn, means that Ukraine can get visa-free regime with the EU not earlier than this date.
The Chernobyl nuclear power plant covered arch
The process of moving arch, which covered the fourth unit of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant ended on Tuesday, November 29.
As reported by the European Bank for reconstruction and development on Twitter, the Chernobyl reactor “successfully covered 30 years after the disaster in 1986 and the result is an amazing feat of engineering”.
The main function of a new sarcophagus – limitation of spread of radioactive substances in the Shelter. The project envisages that the new facility will be operated within 100 years.
New timelapse video of #arch sliding Chernobyl: New Safe Confinement was moved over a distance of 327 metres to its final resting place. pic.twitter.com/l4BEjKZTwa
— The EBRD (@EBRD) on 29 November 2016.
During a speech at a ceremony to mark the completion of the construction of a new protective arch over the fourth power Chernobyl, Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko called the accident at the power plant less terrible ordeal than the aggression of Russia.
“No one could imagine that the Chernobyl test is not the worst thing that will have to go through Ukraine. Now is the time to build the arch in war with Russia”, – said the President.
The national Bank announced the launch of its own e-money
Head of projects and programs of the Department of strategy and reforming of the banking system, the NBU Yulia Lyakh said that the national Bank plans to issue its own electronic money on the basis of the National payment system Space.
The military announced the loss for all time of ATU
During carrying out of ATO in the Donbas (as at 21 November 2016) died 2145 military APU, of which 691 fighter – drafted during partial mobilization.
At the same time, non-combat losses amounted to 487 people were injured 7091 fighter APU.
France “impressed” e-declarations of Ukrainian officials
The Ambassador of France in Ukraine Ms. Dumont stated that a significant amount of cash Ukrainian officials indicate their distrust of the banking system of Ukraine.
“It is also necessary to say about the experience – so to say, rather strange – which made Europe the amount of property and assets that are declared in the system. In particular, a huge amount of cash that keep individuals. The impression that some politicians and civil servants do not trust their own country,” she said.
In Minsk agreed on terms.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin said that in Minsk are unable to agree on the road map of Donbass, nor the control of the OSCE uncontrolled section of the Ukrainian-Russian border, nor about the possibility of holding elections.
Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov following the meeting, said that the paramilitary mission of the OSCE in the Donbas, “no one thinks” and “the question is not relevant.”
“The question is no longer relevant, such need does not exist. Today (at the meeting of the foreign Ministers of the Normandy Quartet in Minsk, – ed) nobody spoke. No paramilitary missions nor the OSCE, nor any other structure, which is periodically said in Kiev, no one thinks about them,” – said Lavrov.
In Colombia, crashed Brazilian airliner
On the morning of Tuesday, November 29, the Brazilian plane crashed in Colombia. Onboard the liner performing a Charter flight, there were 72 passengers and 9 crew members.
The accident occurred in the province of Antioquia in the area of La Unión.
According to preliminary data, the liner has collapsed on two parts. However, he did not explode when they hit the earth that has allowed the survival of some passengers.
As the cause of the plane crash in Colombia is the lack of fuel.
Among the passengers of the liner were 27 players of the Brazilian team Shapechange from Chapecó. They flew to Medellin where on November 30, was first scheduled match of the finals of the South American Cup.
According to the revised data of the Colombian authorities killed 72 people, 5 survived. Total on Board were 77 passengers, and not 81, as stated previously. At the last moment four people refused the flight.
Erdogan said that their goal in Syria the removal of Assad
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that launched a military operation in Syria to put an end to the rule of Bashar al-Assad.
“According to my estimates, about a million people were killed in Syria. These deaths are still going on… Where is the UN? What is she doing? She’s in Iraq? No. We are called to show patience, but in the end we broke down and were forced to enter Syria with the Free Syrian army,” Erdogan said in an interview.
He also added that Turkish troops do not claim to Syrian land and are there to establish justice.
Yanukovych was summoned for questioning as a suspect already
General Prosecutor’s office summoned the former President Viktor Yanukovych as a suspect in the case of treason.
Waiting for him at the interrogation and other procedural actions 5 December and 9 December at 10 am.
We also learned that the GPU was summoned for questioning on 7 December 2016, the former Minister of health Raisa Bogatyreva.
24 Oct 2014 HCP declared Bogatyrev wanted. Against her was opened criminal proceedings under article 191 of the criminal code (embezzlement of property and funds).
The Ukrainian-Russian conflict
The military announced the loss for all time of ATU
The Russians were twice less likely to travel to Ukraine
Russia in the Ukraine will be represented by attorney
Kyiv will not break diplomatic relations with Russia
Border service: Russia reinforces troops in the Crimea