Ukrainian media digest 27 August 2014

Yesterday, August 26, soldiers from Azov battalion captured DPR’s sponsor in his attempt to organize a series of terrorists acts and sabotages in Mariupol. “Before these events, the criminal was a big figure – chief security officer at one of Moscow’s metal manufacturers. His main crime was to prepare a special “latent dozens” who are waiting for the main terrorists forces arrival from Russia’s territory.

Severodonetsk’s department of culture is preparing an appeal to a court about the dismantlement of Lenin statue. The decision was made at the Severodonetsk city council meeting on August 26. The head of the department Olga Lyshyk said all the materials about the dismantlement of Lenin statue made by MP Oleg Lyashko will be sent to Cultural heritage protection commission.

Terrorists in the east are planning mass terrorist attacks on September 1, TSN piece reports. The interim head of Luhansk regional state administration Iryna Veryhina said militants and terrorists are calling teachers and pupils to come to schools. “We have a verified information they are planning provocations on the territory that is not under control of Ukrainian army,” Veryhina underlines.

Ukrainian parliament’s speaker Oleksandr Turchinov and Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk left the Batkivshchina political party, led by Ukraine’s ex-Premier Yulia Timoshenko, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said on Wednesday in his Facebook. “I left party’s council. I decided not to wait when the discussion would be over. I won’t quarrel with those whom I love and appreciate,” Avakov writes. He said the reason for quitting was disagreements about coalition with other political parties on the eve of the parliamentary elections.

The head of Dnipropetrovsk regional state administration Ihor Kolomoyskyi does not see Ivan Kulichenko as Dnipropetrovsk’s mayor. It follows the demands of people from the Right Sector, who are closed to the governor, to oust all mayor’s deputies apart from those who have been appointed by Kolomoyskyi.

Ukraine’s Central Election Commission calls for changing election districts’ borders to ensure conducting the election process in Donetsk and Luhansk regions.

Ukraine’s Central Election Commission states it’s important to provide an opportunity to vote for Ukrainian citizens living in Crimea, as well as in war-torn Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts, during the Oct. 26 parliamentary election.

According to unofficial information, the head of Vinnytsya regional state administration Anatoly Oliynyk has signed a decree to oust his first deputy Aleksandr Vjunyk.

There are no alternatives to Sergey Aksenov at the upcoming elections of the head of Crimean Republic, the so-called head of Crimea state council Vladimir Konstantinov said.

Donetsk magazines are being supplying with food, but their assortment has got smaller, the press service of Donetsk regional state administration reports.

The head of Zaporizhzhya regional state administration Valeriy Baranov said terrorists had been trying to break through Zaporizhzhya region.

The fund of regional development has allocated 20 million hryvnia for Zaporizhzhya region. The region will spend this money on energy-savings and winterization, region’s governor Valeriy Baranov said.

The former head of Lviv regional state administration Oleg Salo is asking for single material fee. First deputy head of Lviv regional administration Iosif Sytnik said he would not give money to “Yanukovich’s servants”, even if it is against law.

Ivano-Frankivsk regional state administration calls for the Cabinet of Ministers to reduce energy supply limitations to industrial customers. It could be done with increasing Burshtyn TES energy potentials.