Results April 29: a New truce, personnel rotation

Итоги 29 апреля: Новое перемирие, кадровые ротации presents the main events of yesterday.

Moskal said about the full de-communization of Transcarpathia

Transcarpathia fully dekommunizirovannogo, says the head of the regional state administration Gennady Moskal. “Transcarpathia finally dekommunizirovannogo: all of Lena, Dzerzhinsky, Kirov, Komsomol, October thrown into the dustbin of history,” wrote the Governor in his Facebook. He stressed that instead of dekommunizirovannogo appeared in the street not only of John Lennon or Andy Warhol. “The region became the only one in Ukraine, where “dekommunizirovannogo” street renamed to honour all those killed in the Donbass heroes”, – said Moskal.

Ukraine is ready to hold elections in the Donbass

Ukraine is ready to hold elections in the Donbass. This was at a meeting of the UN security Council has declared the Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine, chief of staff of the Ministry of foreign Affairs Vadym Prystayko. “We have prepared all necessary legislation and is ready to discuss the modalities,” said Pristayko, stressing that elections must be held in accordance with OSCE standards and Ukrainian legislation.

OSCE will increase number of observers in the Donbass

OSCE plans to increase number of observers in the Donbass, and also to expand their geographical location, stated during a meeting of the UN Security Council, the Head of the Special monitoring mission of OSCE in Ukraine Ertugrul Apakan. “We have increased the number of sites where we conduct monitoring activities, these places are on the territory controlled by the Ukrainian government. Now we have 30 databases, but because the need to create additional databases, including on-site anti-government forces,” – said Apakan.

Channel Ukraine was punished for a series about the Donbass

The national Council on television and broadcasting issued the warning to TV channel “Ukraine” on the results of unscheduled inspections, which were conducted in connection with stream channel series “No promise”, in the 66th of a series which were “positively depicted the militants of Donbass”. For taking appropriate decisions at the meeting on 28 April the national Council members voted unanimously. In addition, the national Council decided to contact the security Service of Ukraine, to give his assessment of the series.

The budget deficit exceeded ten billion

For the first quarter of 2016, the budget deficit was of 10.57 billion USD, according to data of the Ministry of Finance. According to the results of the same period last year recorded a surplus of 4.17 billion USD. The General Fund deficit in January-March 2016 made up 11.24 billion USD, while for the same period last year, the surplus amounted to UAH 3.74 billion.

The Kremlin has not confirmed a Russian passport Yanukovych

In the Kremlin commented on the information about Transparency International to obtain the former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych Russian passports. On April 27 the international organization for the fight against corruption Transparency International published a report which stated that Yanukovych and Azarov have been granted Russian citizenship and are now under the protection of Russia. “I can’t (comment). I don’t think Transparency International is responsible for issuing Russian citizenship and has information in this regard”, – said the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov on a question of journalists about the Russian passport Yanukovych.

Poroshenko has appointed the chief of staff of AP

President Petro Poroshenko has appointed Alexei Dniprova chief of staff of his administration. The corresponding decree published on the official website of the President.
Assign Dniprova Alexey Sergeevich chief of staff of the presidential Administration of Ukraine”, – said in the decree.

The IMF is satisfied with the increase in gas prices in Ukraine

The international monetary Fund welcomed the decision of the Ukrainian government to establish a uniform gas prices for households and industry at 6 879 thousand UAH per thousand cubic meters. “We welcome the government’s decision to increase tariffs for gas and heating tariffs to cost recovery level based on the parity of the market. Bringing tariffs to cost recovery allows you to avoid unduly targeted and too expensive subsidies,” – said in comments to the official representative of the IMF.

Poroshenko sent to Odessa security forces

President Petro Poroshenko will be sent to Odessa thousands of security forces despite the statement of the interior Ministry. As stated by the Governor of the Odessa region Mikhail Saakashvili: “So after my appeal, the President took the decision, contrary to some statements of the Ministry of internal Affairs, to introduce the National guard. Directly gave the order to Hallerowo, and the head of national police Dekanoidze. They introduced the first 300 people and several hundred people, and a total of 1 thousand people will be mobilized to maintain public order. If you need to – even more will go,” Saakashvili said.

Poroshenko has sacked the head of the foreign intelligence Service

President Petro Poroshenko has dismissed Victor Nails from the post of head of the foreign intelligence Service. The relevant decree is published on the website of the President. “To fire a Nail Viktor Ivanovich from the post of head of the foreign intelligence Service of Ukraine”, – said in the decree.

Tuck dismissed the Governor of Lugansk region

George Tooke dismissed from the post of head of the Luhansk regional military-civil administration. The corresponding decree was signed by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. The reasons for the change of the head of Lugansk OVGA is still unknown, the source said, “Interfax-Ukraine”.

Later it was reported that the former head of the Lugansk regional military-civil administration George Tooke was appointed Deputy Minister for the occupied territories and internally displaced persons.

Died Ukrainian Opera singer Dmitry Hnatiuk

Died a famous Ukrainian Opera singer and Hero of Ukraine Dmytro Hnatiuk. At the time of death the artist was 90 years old. “The sad news that stopped beating heart of a prominent Opera singer, Director, teacher, Hero of Ukraine “to the Day” said the rector of the National music Academy of Ukraine Volodymyr ROZHOK” – the newspaper notes.

The Polish foreign Ministry explained the ban on the entry of Russian bikers

Grounds of refusal of entry to the Russian motorcyclists in Poland was to ensure the protection of public order. Commented on Polish foreign Ministry the decision of the authorities not to allow into Poland Russian biker club “Night wolves”, who organize a rally in honor of victory Day. The foreign Ministry added that do not take unauthorized actions of Russia in the plane of bilateral and international relations. “These actions are part of a misinformation campaign regarding the implementation of the Polish party’s obligations under the Agreement between the government of the Republic of Poland and the government of the Russian Federation concerning the graves and places of memory of victims of wars and repression of 22 February 1994, which aimed at discrediting the policy of the Polish government against the Russian Federation”, – said the foreign Ministry of Poland.

Ukraine cancels sanctions against Iran

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine supported the decision on the partial suspension of sanctions against Iran. Projects two relevant resolutions were supported by members of the government. “In connection with the relevant decisions of the security Council (UN – amended) and the relevant decision of the IAEA, shows that today Iran has complied with the agreements, we have developed and introduced two draft resolutions: one on the abolition of sectoral sanctions, and other personal special economic and other restrictive measures”, – said the Minister of foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin.

In Minsk agreed on ceasefire since may 1

In the Donbas with the onset of Easter and May holidays you enter a ceasefire. This statement was made by the participants of the Minsk process. As reported by the OSCE special representative Martin sajdik: “the Trilateral Contact group and representatives of individual regions of Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine welcomed the commitment of all participants of the Minsk process to ensure full compliance with the ceasefire .. which will come into force on Saturday, 30 April 2016, at 00 hours 00 minutes”, – said in a statement.

Savchenko filed the paperwork for extradition

Ukrainka Hope Savchenko filed the paperwork for the extradition from Russia to Ukraine. As reported by her lawyer mark Feigin: “with my colleague Nikolay Polozova Hope in jail filled out issued her the documents. This is the most real ex-traditional documents”.

Bank robbery in Melitopol

In Melitopol tried to Rob a branch of Metabank” in the Shevchenko district. Two masked men with a subject similar to a pistol, entered the Bank, fired twice into the ceiling and began demanding money, said local police. One of the employees of the Bank pushed the police call button, the alarm went off. Terrified, the attackers ran out of the building and fled in an unknown direction.