Starting from September, 10 regime restrictions will be established at Novoazovsk and Telmanovo territories, which are located in Donetsk region. ATO will establish them to ensure the national security defence, Mariupol city council website reports. The purpose of these restrictions to defend the state and prevent terrorist activities.
General Prosecution website informs that Crimean elections which are about to be held on September 14 are illegal and organizers will face 10 years imprisonment. On September 14, along with local elections, Crimea will hold contests for the regional parliament and the Russian federal city of Sevastopol for posts in its legislative assembly.
Crimea could receive a nuclear weapon if Russian president Vladimir Putin wants this, interim head of Crimea Sergey Aksenov told in his interview for Spanish newspaper El Pais. “Answering the question whether it is possible Crimea will again receive nuclear weapons as in the Soviet Period, Aksenov said it would be so, “if president decided. Everything is in his hands and I approve everything which serves for the security of the Russian Federation,” the author quotes Aksenov as saying.
Intelligence services filtration groups have been working in Berdyansk for several weeks to monitor refugees. 20 terrorists have been found among the settlers. According to the head of Berdyansk regional stat administration information, special intelligence services have created the so-called filtration group to monitor the situation with refugees. Currently, SBU is checking villages which are inhabited with refugees. “Nearly 20 people were arrested following the results of the group’s work. They are wounded fighters and terrorists’ facilitators,” Pogorelov said, ProBerdyansk reports.
Russian journalists found out how Russian businessman transferred money for DPR and LPR terrorists. RBC journalists carried out an investigation and found out that the St. Basil the Great fund (headed by a businessman Konstantin Malofeev) was financing terrorists at Donbass. Malofeev was put on the sanctions list. A criminal case was opened against him in Ukraine. Malofeev’s fund holds actions “for supporting refugees from Ukraine”, but, in fact, passed on funds and products for terrorists.
President Petro Poroshenko plans to appoint Hennadiy Moskal the head of Luhansk regional state administration, Ukrainian media report. At the present moment, Iryna Verygina is the interim head of the region, who is the representative of the local Batkivshchyna party.
Near the building of the city council activists of the People’s council were demanding to oust Zaporizhzya city mayor Aleksandr Sin and the city council. A correspondent from Zaporizhzya.Comments website reported nearly 50 people had been protesting near the entrance of the building and then settled in the lobby. They think current mayor and the city council have discredited themselves and need to resign so that Zaporizhzya could elect new mayor and city council during the parliamentary elections.
Police officers asked citizens to leave the premises of the Central Election Commission due to the information that the building had been mined, Batkivshchyna press secretary Tatyana Zolotareva wrote in her Facebook. “CEC is mined, people are asked to leave the premises.” She reminded at 12 a.m. the leader of Batkivshchyna party Yulia Tymoshenko together with MPs and representatives of “Young Batkivshchyna” were planning to hand over papers of the initiative group to hold a referendum on Ukraine’s accession to NATO.
A battalion will be formed in Zaporizhzhya with Rinat Akhmetov’s money.
Mejlis leader Refat Chubarov calls for parties which are planning to take part in parliamentary elections to develop concrete plans of actions on the situation in Crimea.
Donbass battalion and Volya party will join in with Samopomich party of Lviv city mayor Andrey Sadovyi. The following decision was made at the Samopomich party’s congress. Activist Anna Hopko heads the list of the party, Sadovyi ranks number 50 pm the party list.
The parliament of Crimea has nationalized land in the village of Foros on the southern coast of the peninsula owned by Ukrainian businessman Ihor Kolomoisky.
Nearly 20 thousand refugees from Luhansk, Donetsk regions and Crimea are settled in Dnipropetrovsk region, the head of the nursing service of Dnipropetrovsk regional social organization of the Red Cross Larysa Subotina informs. She says nearly thousand of them are in high need of warm cloths.
The self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic states a big lot of humanitarian aid from the fund of the owner of the SCM company Rinat Akhmetov has been confiscated at the Donbass arena
The head of Donetsk regional state administration Sergey Taruta proposes to hold an outdoor meeting of the Cabinet of Minister in Mariupol
Lviv regional council appeals to the central powers to immediately resume the work of Lviv coal company. Deputies also demand to hold an investigation whether deputy head of the Ministry of Energy Yuriy Zyukov is guilty in this situation and if so, to strip him of his post.