The results of 13.06 Crimea without light and record the hryvnia

Итоги 13.06: Крым без света и рекорд гривны

All over the Crimea lost the light

In Crimea, there was a massive power outage; record the hryvnia strengthened against the dollar. Корреспондент.net presents the main events of yesterday.

Volkswagen was fined a billion euros

The Prosecutor’s office in Braunschweig, in Lower Saxony, was fined Volkswagen AG EUR 1 billion in connection with diesel scandal.

Volkswagen agreed with the penalty, admitted his responsibility and will not appeal. The group hope that the payment of the penalty “will have a significant positive effect on the proceedings that are going on in other countries of Europe.”

Crimea was left without electricity

In Crimea, there was a massive power outage. In the cities of the Peninsula, the trolley stopped, traffic lights didn’t work, in homes off the elevators. Also lost cell phone service and Internet access. The accident at the substation Taman without light there are about 2.5 million people. Later, electricity was fully restored.

The hryvnia stronger than other currencies strengthened against the dollar

The hryvnia is the leader among the world’s currencies to strengthen against the U.S. dollar in the first half of this year. The strengthening of the hryvnia is 7.7% against the dollar. The Ukrainian national currency surpassed in the rankings for Georgian lari Colombian peso.

The European Parliament has approved granting Ukraine € 1 billion

The European Parliament voted for the allocation of macro-financial assistance to Ukraine in the amount of 1 billion euros. Voted “for” the 527 members of the EP, vs – 124. The first tranche can be paid in September.

Poroshenko fired Zhebrivskyi

President Petro Poroshenko has signed the decree about dismissal of Pavlo Zhebrivskyi from the post of Chairman of Donetsk regional state administration.

But before you dismiss, Poroshenko signed another decree awarding Zhebrivskyi the order of Prince Yaroslav the Wise V degree “for his significant personal contribution to nation-building, many years of dedicated service to the Ukrainian people”.

The Ombudsman traveled to Russia to Ukrainian prisoners

Ukrainian Ombudsman Lyudmila Denisova went to Russia to visit the Ukrainians, who are under arrest in this country.

“To perform my arrangements, it is in these moments Lyudmila Denisova goes to Russia to visit illegally detained Ukrainians. Asked to convey our support,” – said the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on Twitter.

The court sentenced the Rat to five years in prison

The court of appeal of Kyiv, which considered an appeal sentenced to probation on the murder of journalist Vyacheslav Veremiya Yuri Rat, gave him a new sentence to five years imprisonment.

This decision, the appellate court partially granted the complaint of the prosecution and victims and quashed the sentence of Shevchenkovsky regional court of the capital, which gave Krysino four years probation.

Ukraine was elected to the economic and social Council of the UN

The UN General Assembly in a vote elected Ukraine into the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSAR) for the period 2019-2021. Ukraine’s Membership in ECOSAR was supported by 176 States.

“For Ukraine the membership in ECOSAR will facilitate the implementation of global best practices in the field of socio-economic reforms. We also plan to more actively use the potential of the UN to address the urgent humanitarian problems”, – said the permanent representative of Ukraine to the United Nations Volodymyr Yelchenko.

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