The results 18.05: Church laws and surveillance in Ukraine

Итоги 18.05: Церковные законы и слежка в Украине presents the main events of yesterday.

Consideration of Church laws in the Verkhovna Rada

In the morning near the Verkhovna Rada gathered believers of the UOC-MP to a prayer service in connection with the consideration of the Parliament draft laws # 4128 and No. 4511 on the subject of the Church. People feared that if these documents are accepted, the Church will actually go under the control of the state and Church of the Moscow Patriarchate in General may be banned.

In the end, the vote on high-profile bills have not taken place. MP from the faction Block Petro Poroshenko Alexey Goncharenko said that these documents are not yet ready for consideration in the hall. At the same time, the agenda on the website of Parliament both bills are listed for consideration.

Security officers conduct surveillance of tens of thousands of Ukrainians

In 2016, the staff of the national police officially sent to the courts almost 53 thousand petitions for surveillance of citizens of Ukraine. The refusal was only received 5 in thousands of cases. Also recorded more than 30 thousand cases of wiretapping. However, other law enforcement agencies do not reveal such staticice. About the real extent of surveillance of Ukrainians can only guess.

Deputies abolished the “law Savchenko”

The Verkhovna Rada has canceled the so-called “Savchenko’s law”, providing for the transfer of one day of pre-trial detention for two days of imprisonment. The corresponding bill No. 5534 was supported by 227 people’s deputies. The law will come into force on the day following the day of its publication.

Near Kharkov noticed a new missile system

In the Internet appeared the undercarriage layout of self-propelled launchers operational-tactical missile complex (PTRC) Thunder-2, developed by KB Yuzhnoye in Dnipropetrovsk. According to an eyewitness, he noticed a new taniko on the road to Kharkov.

Итоги 18.05: Церковные законы и слежка в Украине


Missile system Grom is used to defeat single and group stationary targets at distances from 50 to 280 kilometers, according to other sources – up to 450 kilometers. Exact data are classified.

The security forces are ready to deliver Yanukovych to Ukraine

The Prosecutor of the Chief military Prosecutor’s office Ruslan Kravchenko made a loud statement about the fate of ex-President Viktor Yanukovych. According to him, the security forces are ready to deliver the former head of state in Ukraine, if he will make a guilty verdict.

As we know, Viktor Yanukovych is accused of treason. More than three years, he is in Russia.

Ukrainians topple Opera VPN worldwide

Ukrainian users disabled the VPN app Opera around the world. A large number of people use the app because it allows you to bypass the blocking of the Russian social networks.

When you try to download the application, you receive notification that it is not available in Ukraine.

The European Commission has fined Facebook by 110 million euros

The European Commission has fined social network Facebook for $ 110 million. European officials have obvenili American company that it knowingly provided false information when buying a WhatsApp messenger in 2014.

The European Commission noted that the amount of the fine corresponds to the magnitude of violations and should serve as a warning for the future.

One day the rich lost $35 billion because of trump

Very bad day yesterday turned out to be the founder of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg. Not only that, his company was fined in the EU, and shares the social network dipped by 3.3%. In the end, he lost 2 billion dollars in one day. And all because of political scandals involving the President of the United States Donald trump.

Итоги 18.05: Церковные законы и слежка в Украине

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According to estimates by Bloomberg, overall, the richest people in the world on the eve of lost $35 billion.

In St. Petersburg at the new stadium canceled the match due to faeces

On the ultramodern stadium Zenit-arena in St. Petersburg, has canceled a football match. The reason was very unusual because it exceeded the level of ammonia in the air. His level was so high that even posed a danger to human health.

It soon became clear that the “chemical attack” organized workers. They defecate anywhere, and the building stood for a long time without ventilation.

Note that the Zenit stadium was built more than 10 years. During this time, the project cost has increased from 6.66 billion rubles to 41 billion rubles. Given exchange rate fluctuations over the years, the cost of the arena has exceeded a billion dollars. Zenit arena has become one of the most expensive sports facilities on the planet.


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