Ukrainian media digest 12 – 14 of July 2014

Three automobile checkpoints in Rostov region at the Russian-Ukrainian border were reopened and resumed their functions, said Vasili Malaev, a representative of the border guard of the FSB of Russia in the Rostov region. “All checkpoints Gukovo, Novoshakhtinsk and Donetsk are reopened and ready, but there are no people at the rest two checkpoints – Gukovo and Novoshakhtinsk,” added Malaev.
Government of the Republic of Crimea will present before August a bill on the organisation a special economic zone in the republic, the republic’s Acting Head Sergei Aksenov told reporters on Saturday, ITAR-TASS news agency reports. “I believe, by August 1 it [the bill] will have all the provisions, and Crimea’s government will present it to the State Duma and to Russia’s government,” he said. He adds, the process of creating law’s provisions is in progress.
The head of Dnipropetrovsk regional administration Igor Kolomoysky is planning to sue Russian in Hague court for having lost capital investment from his companies in Crimea. “I sent a letter to Dmitry Medvedev with the proposition to settle the issue with the company, who owns Belbek airport ($15 million) without juridical proceedings. I propose to regulate it peacefully, because we lost those investments after Crimea had been annexed. We’ll sue Russia in Hague court on commercial issues in 6 months,” Kolomoysky told 5 Channel in an interview. Moreover, he informed about creating an association of those people who have lost their property in Crimea.
Russia is about to deploy Rostov special forces to Ukraine, Head of the Center of Military-Political Studies and coordinator of “Information Resistance” group Dmytro Tymchuk told in a press conference. “During the last weekend we’ve received facts that verify this information. Subdivisions of the special mission units (intelligence -raiding groups of brigades of special mission units of Russian GRU) are arriving in Rostov region. According to our data, commanders of these subdivisions are oriented to deploy its troops in Ukraine on July 15. This date was mentioned several times in reports, which we received.”, – he said.
Dnipropetrovsk region’s governor Ihor Kolomoisky has publicly confirmed a conflict and war with Dmitro Firtash through mass media, which belong to oligarchs. People from President’s circle informed that Kolomoisky’s interview for “5 Channel” does not mean that Petro Poroshenko has chosen somebody’s side. The interview has been preparing for 3 months and it broadcast now is a coincidence.
The head of Dnipropetrovsk regional administration Ihor Kolomoisky said he did not take part in privatizations’ competitions during Victor Yanukovich’s presidency. He is currently not planning to take part in the re-privatization process of actives of those people who support separatists.
Oligarch Yuriy Ivanyushchenko is planning to put his person on the post of the head of Kharkiv region Sergey Tryhubenko, who is unknown to the majority of people.
Ukraine’s Minister of foreign affairs Pavel Klimkin says the representatives of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic are intentionally avoid holding talks with Ukrainian authorities despite the majority of proposed variants where to hold the meeting.
DPR’s “Prime Minister” Aleksandr Borodai denies the information of the other DPR’s leader Pavel Gubarev that Vostok battalion which is led by Aleksander Khodakovsky has a conflict with Igor Girkin.
Terrorists, who have been detained today by SBU officers, were planning to blow up the building, where the majority of local newspapers’ offices were located. They were also planning the assassination of authorities’ representatives.
Diversionists have blown up two bridges near Zugres city and in Mariinovka village. In Khartsysk gunmen have mined all bridges, the speaker of NSDC information center Andrey Lysenko says.
Donetsk mayor Aleksandr Lukyanchenko does not accept an ultimatum from DPR’s “authorities”. Donetsk mayor is in Kyiv and will defend the interests of his city until the situation changes.
NSDC does not confirm Russia’s plan to deploy troops in Ukraine on 15 July.
The head of Dnipropetrovsk regional administration Ihor Kolomoisky thinks the former head of President’s administration Sergey Levochkin remains Ukraine’s main oligarch.