The results 31.08: Death Zakharchenko, the meeting of the patriarchs

Итоги 31.08: Смерть Захарченко, встреча патриархов

The head of DNR Alexander Zakharchenko was killed in the center of Donetsk, Patriarch Bartholomew told Cyril about the decision on autocephaly to Ukraine. Корреспондент.net presents the main events of yesterday.

Zakharchenko was killed in the center of Donetsk

The head of DNR was killed, received a mortal wound in the explosion in Donetsk cafes Separable on Pushkin Boulevard, which is close to his “residence.” Cafe, according to Russian media reports, belongs to security chief Zakharchenko.

Wound also received the “Finance Minister” DND Alexander Timofeev. Also injured two people. The authorities of the “Republic” has officially announced the death of Zakharchenko. They call the explosion a terrorist attack.

The interim head of the DNI was Dmitry Trapeznikov. He was elected at an emergency meeting on Friday, August 31.

Poroshenko flew to the United States in parting with McCain

President Petro Poroshenko on 31 August – 1 September visit to the United States on a private visit to participate in the ceremonies of farewell to Senator John McCain. On Friday, August 31, the press service of the head of state.

“In memory of the Ukrainians Senator McCain will remain forever close friend, who shoulder to shoulder in the defence of democracy on the Maidan, and a devoted sister who shared a Christmas dinner with the Ukrainian soldiers on the line of fighting collisions…. Authoritative voice of John McCain will forever remain one of the most vocal in support of an independent, democratic and prosperous Ukraine,” Poroshenko said before leaving.

Bartholomew approved the autocephaly in Ukraine

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew said Patriarch Kirill on the implementation of the decision on autocephaly in Ukraine. This was at the end of the meeting of two of the primates were made by Metropolitan Emmanuel of France, responsible for the process of granting of the Tomos Ukraine.

“The main issue discussed was the question of the situation in Ukraine. You know that there is a split that continues for more than 25 years. The Ecumenical Patriarchate decided to use all ways to solve the issue of granting autocephaly to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. The decision was made in April. And we implement this decision. This was communicated to Patriarch Kirill during his visit,” said Emmanuel.

The foreign Ministry and the Hungarians agreed to Minister around the region

Budapest is obliged to change the name of its authorized around the region. This was stated by Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin after a meeting with Hungarian counterpart Peter Szijjártó held on Friday morning, August 31.

“Started the day with a conversation with his Hungarian counterpart péter Szijjártó. The Hungarians we all have heard and change the name of your authorized “Transcarpathia”. And for all the other issues – continue to work constructively on,” – Klimkin wrote in Twitter.

The NBU predicted hryvnia exchange rate at the end of the year

By the end of the year the hryvnia to the dollar should be UAH 28.5. This was stated by the head of the National Bank Bohdan Danylyshyn.

“I hope that the hryvnia in 2018 will reach its peak towards the end of the year. I think we all do somewhere at the level of 28.5 hryvnia per U.S. dollar,” said he.

He noted that the conditions for panic no.

Ukraine has returned the IMF debt

Ukraine on account of repayment have listed the International monetary Fund $of 160.3 million On Friday, 31 August, reported the press service of the National Bank of Ukraine.

“Today carried out payment of $ 114.3 million SDRs (special drawing rights) that is $160, 3 million Total for August, Ukraine transferred the IMF $605,6 million”, – reported in the NBU.

As expected, this increase in Ukraine of the minimal wage and pensions

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine from 1 January 2019 guaranteed to raise the minimum wage. About this on air of one of TV channels on Friday, August 31, Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Rozenko.

According to him, the reason for such confidence is the level of growth of the national economy.

In Donetsk, began mass arrests

In Donetsk, after the murder of the head of DND Alexander Zakharchenko, mass arrests began. On the evening of Friday, August 31, reported on his page in Facebook the coordinator of the regional Ombudsman in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions Paul Lisyansky.

“Now in the city, levied troops, Donetsk is completely blocked. Over the last two hours we reported eight arrests, people about their relatives. The detention was carried out on the Blvd. Pushkin, Artema street, the Komsomol prospectus, Lenin’s square, in the area of Drama, Gurova str., Universitetskaya str. That is, under the comb all the sweep. The city is now the security forces are afraid of destabilization, and this is affecting the civilian population. There is now a kind of force of terror by illegal armed groups of DNR”, – he said.

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