16.12 results: Blockade of the Sejm and gas charges

Итоги 16.12: Блокада Сейма и газовые обвинения

Correspondent.net presents the main events of yesterday.

Ukraine has accused Russia of preparation of the “gas crisis”

Ukrainian Naftogaz accused Russia’s Gazprom in the preparation of the gas crisis in January-February 2017.

“Naftogaz of Ukraine considers the statement of Gazprom on possible cessation of gas supplies to consumers in EU countries as a preparation of a new Russia gas crisis in January-February of 2017 to promote its own interests in relations with the EU”, – said the press service.

The company stressed that this artificial crisis, Russia can use as a means of putting pressure on the EU.

Meanwhile, Gazprom has warned Europe about a rise in prices.

Obama spoke about the counting of votes on elections

President Barack Obama believes in the absence of interference in the voting process in the presidential election on 8 November. He stated in his last press conference.

“The votes were counted properly. We have not seen evidence that the operation of machines (for voting – ed.) involved. I am sure,” said Obama.

Turchynov has called for a full economic blockade of Donbass

NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov believes that it is necessary to block all traffic through the line of differentiation on Donbass. In an interview liga.net he called it the only way to stop smuggling.

“… I am a supporter of this option is to prohibit all movement of goods and cargo. But I say, there are businesses that pay taxes in our budget and sent for export products, and the currency comes in the Ukrainian banks, there live our citizens, they need to work etc. I think it’s relevant experience of Croatia, which in early 1990s was similar to the Ukraine situation,” he said.

“Accordingly, if we want to accelerate the process of liberation of their territories – it is necessary to choose the radical option,” – said Turchinov.

In Japan has created a holographic wife for single men

In Japan have developed a device Gatebox, which shows a virtual girl, able to maintain a dialogue with the owner to Wake him in the morning, write him messages and perform other actions.

Holographic can also show discontent and send angry messages to its owner, arguing that she’s lonely.

Kiev metro has limited the sale of tokens in one hand

Kiev metro decided to limit the sale of tokens in one hand at the box office. Passengers are advised to buy coins in vending machines.

Passengers rarely use the metro services, can buy one or two tokens at the box office. From December 16 this restriction was introduced at the station Polytechnic Institute, from 17 December it will be introduced at all other stations of the Moscow subway.

In Poland, protesters blocked MPs in the Parliament building

Protesters in Warsaw has blocked all the exits from the Parliament building. The police threatened to use force if protesters did not disperse. The activists demanded that the head of the ruling party of Poland “law and justice” Jaroslaw Kaczynski came to him.

Earlier, a group of opposition deputies paralyzed the work of Parliament on this year’s last session of the diet.

Pod domem poselskim #teraz pic.twitter.com/Cxzvn9A7iB

— Justyna Suchecka (@jsuchecka) 16 декабря2016 G.

The European Parliament has removed the date of consideration bezveza for Ukraine

On the website of the European Parliament disappeared, the date of issue of visa regime liberalization for Ukraine.

On an official resource of the EP map of the question “Third countries whose nationals are subject to or exempt from the requirements for obtaining a visa: Ukraine” is missing.

Earlier the target date for the adoption by the EU of a visa-free regime for Ukrainians was named on 3 April 2017.

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