Breaking news 15 Dec: Delay bezveza, attack of hackers and deadly flu

Главные новости 15 декабря: Отсрочка безвиза, атака хакеров и смертельный грипп

No matter how wanted the Ukrainians to go for new year vacations in Europe without a visa, this will not happen. Today the European Parliament has once again postponed consideration of visa liberalization, this time until April, but agreed to a suspension mechanism bizwise. What is Europe even a ticket to the Ukrainian train can now be bought on the Internet and all because of a hacker attack on services “Ukrzaliznytsi”. About these and other events of the day – read the review

Today, at the European Parliament finally approved a mechanism to suspend visa-free regime for citizens of third countries, which has long been considered the barrier that prevented to discuss bezviz for Ukraine. After approval of the document on the suspension bezveza in the European Parliament it will be granted on the approval of the EU Council. But not all so simple: the European Parliament has named a new date consideration of granting bezveza Ukraine, now it is April of 2017. The EU noted that this date is not fixed, but estimated, and the issue of granting Ukraine a visa-free regime will be put to the vote immediately after the completion of inter-institutional negotiations.

Ukraine will give unilaterally, 15 people from the list of fighters ORDO. This is a seriously ill people, the elderly and women. Thus, we hope to move the stalled process of release of hostages to be home for the holidays. Yesterday was scheduled for a videoconference humanitarian subgroups on the exchange, but the Russian side refused to participate in it.

The Pechersky district court of Kiev granted permission for the detention of ex-President Viktor Yanukovych. This was announced by Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko on his page in Facebook. The definition States that the fugitive President is allowed to hold up to drive to the court and election to it measures of restraint.

Hackers today attacked the informational system of “Ukrzaliznytsya”. The attack damaged some of the servers and network equipment, has discontinued the online service the sale of tickets for trains. Minister of infrastructure Volodymyr Omelian announced that the UAV was attacked by Ukrainian hackers in order from St. Petersburg. In the same way was carried out the recent cyber attacks on the Ministry of Finance and the state Treasury. The head of PJSC “Ukrzaliznytsia” Wojciech Balczun reported that officials of the company also threatened with physical violence.

The flu took the life of 7-year-old child in Kryvyi Rih: girl “fade away” just for a day. Now the number of deaths amounted to 4 people, more and more schools in different regions closing in: today the news came from the Poltava and Zhytomyr. In Kiev for a day ill more than 8 thousand people.