The results 29.01: Russia for peacekeepers, the new US sanctions

Итоги 29.01: РФ за миротворцев, новые санкции США

UN peacekeepers

Moscow’s consent for peacekeepers in the Donbass, and Washington’s measures against the Russian defense sector: Корреспондент.net presents the main events of yesterday.

Walker said that Russia is not against peacekeepers in the Donbass

The representative of US state Department on Ukraine Kurt Volker said that Moscow agreed on the deployment of UN peacekeepers in the Donbass, including in the area of the joint border with Ukraine.

According to him, the Russian side during the negotiations showed openness in this matter, however, a specific plan for the peacekeepers was not discussed. He also noted that Moscow links the issue of peacekeepers with the implementation of the Kiev political points of the Minsk agreements.

USA announced the introduction of new sanctions against Russia

The U.S. state Department stated that from January 29 to Washington is beginning to impose sanctions against Russia under the law On counteraction to enemies of America.

The Department explained that the new sanctions will be addressed against foreign institutions doing business with the defense sector and the intelligence of the Russian Federation.

The U.S. state Department spokesman Heather Nauert stressed that Washington’s sanctions against Moscow have already brought billions of dollars of losses of Russia’s defense industry.

The European Union agreed on Brexit

The Council of the European Union adopted additional conditions on the negotiation of a Brexit.

It is noted that during the transitional period the UK will enjoy all the rights that apply to EU countries. In turn, London will accept all existing regulatory, budgetary, Supervisory, judicial and law enforcement tools and structures of the EU, including the jurisdiction of the Court of the European Union.

Svitolina has risen in the list of the leading rackets of the world

Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina has risen from fourth to third place in the new rating of female tennis Association.

She shifted on the fourth line of the RUY Garbinie the State despite losing in the quarterfinals of Australian Open the Belgian Elise Mertens.

Russia intercepted the spy plane of the US over the Black sea

Russian su-27 fighter intercepted in the sky over the Black sea plane EP-3E Aries II electronic intelligence United States Navy.

The Russian defense Ministry claimed that the su-27 approached the American aircraft at a safe distance, identify it and accompanied, preventing violations of Russian borders.

The Pentagon confirmed the interception, calling it unsafe.

Later, the US state Department expressed deep concern because of the incident with a Russian fighter over the Black sea and urged Moscow to halt such actions.

Ukraine got into the list of countries where is not enough food

The UN has included Ukraine in the list of 16 countries affected by conflicts, where there are problems with the food.

It is noted that 26% of the population of the occupied territories of Donbass and 15% of the population adjacent to the conflict zone in the East of Ukraine are experiencing a shortage of food.

The European Parliament voted for sanctions against Poland

The relevant Committee of the European Parliament voted to start the procedure of sanctions against Poland for unbalanced judicial reform.

Poroshenko signed a law on the admission to Ukraine of foreign military

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed a law allowing the admission of divisions of armed forces of other countries, including the USA, the country in 2018 to participate in multinational exercises.

In Ukraine there is a new aviation brigade

In the Air force of Ukraine has increased the number of brigades of tactical aviation.

It is noted that one of the oldest air units in Zhytomyr region was reformed into a brigade of tactical aviation.

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