The results 14.05: Sanctions against Russia and Walker in Ukraine

Итоги 14.05: Санкции против РФ и Волкер в Украине

Kurt Volker arrived in Ukraine

The EU expanded its personal sanctions against Russian officials; in Jerusalem there was an American Embassy: Корреспондент.net presents the main events of yesterday.

The European Union expanded sanctions against Russia

The European Union has expanded its personal sanctions against Russian officials and collaborators involved in the holding of illegal elections on the territory of annexed Crimea. In the sanctions list should be expanded to include five people. Against them will be subject to visa ban and assets freezing.

Kurt Volker arrived in Ukraine

Special envoy of the US state Department on Ukraine Kurt Volker arrived in Kharkiv. He will also visit the Donbass and Kiev. The special representative announced the allocation of Ukraine additional financial assistance.

In Jerusalem opened American Embassy

In Israel, the USA opened in Jerusalem, the Embassy moved there from tel Aviv. The solemn ceremony of the transfer of the U.S. Embassy from tel Aviv dedicated to the celebration of the 70 anniversary of the founding of Israel.

Spain approved a new head of Catalonia

The Parliament of Catalonia with the minimum advantage has chosen Joaquim Torre as the new head of the Generalitat. His candidacy was supported by 66 deputies, 65 opposed, and four abstained from voting. Torre was elected in the second round, which required simple preponderance of votes for over votes against. The first round was held may 12, then the policy is also supported by 66 deputies, 65 opposed.

Nadezhda Savchenko provided the state attorney

The Shevchenkovsky regional court of Kiev postponed consideration of the petition of the Prosecutor’s office to extend the arrest of people’s Deputy of Hope Savchenko. Savchenko also provided the state attorney. It was Julia weaver.

Ukraine does not let Russian artist Svetlana Surganova

Airport Zhulyany the guards were not allowed into Ukraine of Russian artist Svetlana Surganova, which had previously been a soloist of the group Night snipers. In may 2016, the actress visited the annexed Crimea. So, the guards decided on nepropuske Surganova in Ukraine and the ban on her entry for a period of 3 years.