Top news 26 Dec: the crash of the Tu-154, an anti-Israeli resolution and the passport control in Kiev

Главные новости 26 декабря: Крушение Ту-154, антиизраильская резолюция и паспортный контроль киевлян

2016-the year is about to end, and keep up the momentum at the weekend again was “hot”. The UN security Council passed a controversial resolution on Israeli settlements, which hooked including Ukraine, over the Black sea crashed aboard the defense Ministry, and to the long list of losses this year, added a pop idol George Michael.

Militants OGLO said that will give Hope Savchenko two captured women. Zakharchenko and Carpenter called Savchenko “a representative of the healthy part of the Ukrainian people” and said that as a “gesture of goodwill” ready to give two women – Angelica Presnyakov and Olga, Svorak. The representative of Ukraine in the humanitarian sub-group of the Trilateral contact group Irina Gerashchenko said that Kyiv welcomes the release of each citizen of Ukraine. Before that Ukraine agreed to hand fighters of 15 people.

On 23 December, the UN security Council adopted a resolution which stated that Israel’s building of settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory “has no legal effect and constitutes a flagrant violation of international law.” It was supported by 14 members of the security Council, including Ukraine. USA, who have previously blocked such projects, abstained. Israel had previously supported the resolution, according to which Russia recognized the aggressor state, and Crimea – temporarily occupied territory, and relied on the loyalty of Ukraine. The Ukrainian foreign Ministry explained voting that Israeli settlement activity is contrary to international law. But relations between the two countries were clearly cooler, for example, was cancelled the visit of Prime Minister of Ukraine Vladimir Groisman to Israel.

The Tu-154 Russian defense Ministry crashed in the morning of December 25 after taking off from Adler. On Board were 92 people: artists of the Academic ensemble of song and dance. Alexandrov, journalists, soldiers and 8 crew members. Today, Russia declared a national mourning for the dead. The causes of the crash of Tu-154 not yet named. In FSB of the Russian Federation said that the main working versions are: getting into the engine foreign objects; poor quality fuel that caused a loss of power and the refusal of work of engines; piloting error, technical malfunction of the plane. Found 13 dead bodies and the wreckage of the fuselage.

Kiev has puzzled the initiative of the municipality for the introduction of passport control in apartment buildings. Media reported that the authorities are, therefore, going to find the illegal renters, and address of the KSCA immediately flew prosecution in violation of the Constitution, which guarantees the inviolability of the home. The Deputy mayor Pyotr Panteleyev said later that will check those apartments where there are counters on water, to exclude those cases where water is paid at the rate for one person, and really live more.

British singer of Greek origin George Michael died yesterday in Oxfordshire. The preliminary cause of death was heart failure. Manager of the artist told me that on Christmas Sunday morning he called and said that he had found Michael “peacefully lying in bed.” The media also found information that the musician was secretly spent millions to charity.