Russia will provide humanitarian aid to the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) in eastern Ukraine, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.He also accentuated that the military should be asked about military aid.
The inauguration of Ukrainian President-elect Petro Poroshenko will be held on Saturday, June 7, spokesperson for the politician’s campaign office Iryna Fryz has said.
Crimean won’t vote for city mayors. Crimean National Council completed a bill in the first reading. According to the bill, there will be no direct elections of city mayors.
Thursday, 30 unknown people in khakis and masks penetrated the territory of LLC Dnipro Paper Factory belonging to People’s Deputy Oleg Tsarev and announced that the factory had changed its owner
Ihor Kolomoyskyi and Ihor Palytska will remain Governors of Dnipropetrovsk and Odessa regions. This issue was discussed at the meeting with president-elect Petro Poroshenko.
Mayor of Makeevka Aleksandr Maltsev has written a letter of resignation
Janez Kopach, the Director of Energy Community Secretariat, thinks it is unfair that only one company provides export of energy from Ukrainian “Burshtyn energy island”. Europe demands more transparency in electricity export.
Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada Chairman and Acting President Oleksandr Turchynov has demanded that prosecutors, police and security authorities check the vote counting process in the elections to Kyiv City Council. If any attempts to falsify occur, Turchynov demands to act according to the law.
The global audit firm PricewaterhouseCoopers(PwC) will inspect governmental authorities. Memorandum of Cooperation has been signed between regional and local administrations and Price Waterhouse Coopers in Dnipropetrovsk.
Andriy Trotsenko, the head of Ivano-Frankivsk region, says he won’t cling to power and is ready to take a backseat, but won’t sign a letter of resignation.
Community leader Yaroslav Rushchyshyn is ready to take up a post of the head of Lviv regional administration after his requirements are taken into account.
Andriy Kit, the representative of UDAR party could take up a post of the head of Lviv regional administration.
First Deputy Minister of Energy and the Coal Industry Yuriy Zyukov informs that Ministry won’t deal with illegal coal production. He also states that this is the job of law-enforcement agencies.
Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry cancelled the plans of building coal gasification factories – once heavily supported by Mykola Azarov government, First Deputy Minister Yuriy Zyukov reports.
First Deputy Minister of Energy and the Coal Industry Yuriy Zyukov informs that several mines have suspended their work due to the anti-terrorist operation in the eastern part of Ukraine. For the past weeks industrial production fell by 10-12 percent.
Near 200 people with candles and banners are gathering near Kharkiv regional administration. The Antimaidan supporters who calls their action “Light a Candle”, has also been protesting against Ukrainian authorities’ decisions.
Kharkiv factories will take part in the re-equipment of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Ihor Baluta, the head of Kharkiv regional administrations, says the Malyshev factory and 12 Ukroboronprom enterprises will receive a massive order.
Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR) prepares a draft law on the status of 8 Ukrainian regions. The main goal of the draft is to give legal rights to occupy Luhansk, Donetsk, Odessa, Kherson, Nikolayev, Zaporozhye, Dnepropetrovsk and Kharkov regions.