Outcome on 26 August: launch of the talks in Minsk

Итоги 26 августа: Пуск ракеты, переговоры в Минске

Testing of the new Ukrainian rocket

Correspondent.net presents the main events of yesterday.

The contact group in Minsk has declared an indefinite cease-fire from 1 September

The trilateral contact group with representatives of LDNR in Minsk said about the necessity of the indefinite ceasefire in connection with the start of the new academic year. This was announced by the special representative of the OSCE in the Trilateral contact group on the Donbas Martin Sajdik.

“Pay attention to what we are talking about an indefinite ceasefire. It is necessary that September was the most quiet and safe month (throughout the year), as it was last year,” he said.

In addition, the Ukrainian side following the talks, expressed readiness to serious compromises for the exchange of prisoners.

Antonov has announced the launch of serial production of An-178

State enterprise Antonov has begun deployment of serial production of transport aircraft An-178, which is currently undergoing certification tests.

The an-178 has already performed over 100 missions with a total duration of 160 hours. At the moment the aircraft is ready to continue flight testing, as well as loading and unloading.

Putin dismissed eight generals of the interior Ministry and Sledkoma

Russian President Vladimir Putin has fired eight generals who has served in the police, emergency situations Ministry and the Investigative Committee.

The day before Putin announced the sudden check of combat readiness of the armed forces from 25 to 31 August in the southern, Western and Central districts, and also in the Northern fleet and will affect aerospace forces and airborne troops.

Ukraine has successfully tested a new missile

The head of the NSDC Oleksandr Turchynov and freelance adviser to the President Yury Biryukov posted a Facebook video of the first test launch of a new model.

The missile was developed by the specialists of SE “Design Bureau “southern” them. Yangel” (Dnipro) and state enterprise “State Kyiv design Bureau “Luch” (Kyiv).

Turchynov noted that the launches lasted more than five hours. Results of the tests, he compared the new missile with the Russian counterpart and said that it is more efficient.


The rector of the Kiev University “lost” on a large bribe

In Kiev, detained on a bribe of acting rector of the National aviation University (NAU) Vladimir Kharchenko. Official caught on a bribe of 170 million euros.

In the SBU reported that Kharchenko through an intermediary-the lawyer demanded money from the Professor. “This is the amount official praised the signing of the order appointing the scientist to a position at the University,” – said in the secret service.

The acting rector and the lawyer-the intermediary have been detained in their offices after receiving part of a bribe of one hundred thousand euros.

In turn, the NEB announced that Kharchenko was demanding 5 million UAH and an additional $50 thousand for further not preventing the reinstatement by a court decision the former employees of the University and the signing of the orders appointing them”.

Sam Kharchenko told the Public radio that the case against him was fabricated and that the SBU has no evidence against him.

The Ministry of education fired Kharchenko.

In the Parliament propose to dismiss Avakov with dolgoschelova MIA

In the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine registered a draft resolution on dismissal of Arsen Avakov from the post of Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine. The author of the project – the people’s Deputy from the bloc of Petro Poroshenko Sergey Kaplin.

The interior Minister wants to eliminate because of unsuccessful reforms of the law enforcement system and, in particular, after a loud assassination in curve Lake.

The US and Russia have settled most of the questions on the truce in Syria

The U.S. and Russia have settled most of the details for steps to restore the ceasefire in Syria. This was stated by U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry after talks with Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Geneva.

“Experts of the Russian Federation and the United States in the coming days will settle the remaining details of the resumption of the cease-fire in Syria,” said Kerry.

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