Positions of AFU were fired from Grad
Correspondent.net presents the main events of yesterday.
Russia began large-scale exercises of airborne troops in the Crimea
On the ground Opuk in the Crimea started the command post exercise of the Russian airborne troops. This was announced commander of airborne troops General Andrey Serdyukov. The maneuvers also involved the ships of the black sea fleet and forces Air and space forces of the Russian Federation. Only the alarm was raised by more than 2,5 thousand Marines and about 600 units of military equipment.
The General staff said that Russian military exercises in the Crimea are illegal and Ukraine is watching them.
Died the oldest billionaire in the world David Rockefeller
In the U.S. 102 years old died David Rockefeller senior. The billionaire died at his home at Pocantico hills in new York.
The fortune is estimated at $ 3.3 billion. He was the last surviving grandson of Rockefeller, Sr., the first American billionaire and the founder of the oil company Standard oil.
Rockefeller controlled Chase Manhattan for over ten years and had a huge impact worldwide.
Poroshenko called the cease of the blockade
President Petro Poroshenko said that the trade blockade of Donbas may be discontinued only “after the return of the owners and under the jurisdiction of Ukraine occupied by Russia and its puppets businesses.”
“Limited exchange of goods may be resumed, as soon as Russia and its puppets will return to the Ukrainian owners and the Ukrainian state stolen plants. Due to the blockade Ukraine has lost the last sphere of influence on these territories”, – said the head of state.
The President says: all the fault of the blockade and Russia
Ukraine has experienced combat units for the BMP
On one of military ranges in Zhytomyr region passed the test of combat units and a Barrage of Stiletto, which is intended for arms deeply modernized BMP.
Fighting module Shkval equipped with 30-mm gun ZTM-1 automatic grenade launcher, 7.62 mm machine gun and guided missiles, which are capable of destroying enemy armored vehicles at a distance of 5 km.
Combat unit Stiletto is equipped with a cannon ZTM-2, enhanced reservation and the same set of weapons.
Ukraine fell in the ranking of the happiest countries in the world
Ukraine ranked 132-th place out of 155 in the ranking of the happiest countries in 2017, down nine places since last year. This is stated in the report of the World Happiness Report, compiled by the United Nations specialized Agency Network to find solutions to sustainable development (Sustainable Development Solutions Network).
Ukraine was next to Ghana (131) and Uganda (133rd place).
Under Mariupol was the fight
Ameriprisecom in the area of the settlement Water took the fight with Ukrainian military by the separatists. The enemy used the “Grad” and artillery of caliber of 152 mm and 122 mm. Killed two Ukrainian soldiers, seven were wounded. The separatists suffered considerable losses: 8 killed, another 16 wounded.
SBU has prepared a ban on entry the Russian participant of Eurovision
The security service of Ukraine has prepared a decision to ban the entry of the participant of Eurovision from 2017 Russia Yulia Samoilova. This was announced by the head of the SBU Basil Gritsak. “Document prohibiting entry prepared,” he told reporters, responding to a question.
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