Ukrainian defense Ministry denies data on the number who died under Debaltsevo

The official representative of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine Alexander Motuzyanik Thursday at a briefing said that over the past day, one of the soldiers of the APU is not lost on the arc Svetlodarsk. It is reported by RIA Novosti.   According to Motuzyanik, over the past day, only 11 APU fighters were injured.   18 Dec APU fighters attempted to break through the defense line LC. Forces of the people’s militia self-proclaimed Republic the attack was repulsed.   Previously Colonel of the national police LNR Oleg Anashchenko said that after a failed APU attempts to break through the defense of self-proclaimed LNR under Debalcevo on the battlefield left many bodies of the Ukrainian military. Another representative LC, major Andrey Marochko, accused the Ukrainian media in providing false information for the victims and announced that the APU in the attack under Debaltsevo lost about 40 people dead and

Media reported about the desire of the Berlin terrorist to become a suicide bomber

Anis Amri The main suspect in the terrorist attack in Berlin, the Tunisian Anis Amri wanted to become a suicide bomber. About it reports on Thursday, December 22, Spiegel Online, citing data from law enforcement agencies. Of intent Amri evidenced by his email correspondence with members of various Islamist groups. The correspondence also reveals that he tried to get weapons. Reportedly, the contents of these communications was previously known to law enforcement officials. However, they were so complicated that the secret services are not enough formal grounds for the detention of a young person. 24-year-old Amri is the chief suspect in the terrorist attack in Berlin on 19 December. The Prosecutor’s office of Germany announced him wanted. For information on the whereabouts of the young man the German government promised to pay 100 thousand euros. Under the assumption of investigators, that Amri was driving the truck, entered the territory of

Poltavchenko asked to remove a soulless artificial Christmas tree from the Palace square

Final installation and test turn on the backlight of the Christmas tree on Palace square in St. Petersburg Deputy of the municipality of Shushary Artemy Galitsyn asked the Governor of St. Petersburg Georgy Poltavchenko to return a live tree on Palace square. Relevant post he posted on his page in Facebook on Thursday, December 22. “Now the center of our city is decorated with strange cone, only from a distance resembling a Christmas tree,” wrote the MP. In his opinion, artificial tree deprives the celebrations. A living tree should be set in anticipation of 2017, which was declared the Year of ecology, I’m sure Galitsin. “For example, the main Christmas tree can be promoted among citizens careful attitude to one of the most important natural riches of Russia — to the forest. Here we should talk about buying Christmas trees grown in special nurseries, rather than arbitrarily cut black woodcutters”,

Shoigu: the operation of the Russian space forces have prevented the collapse of Syria

© Vadim Grishanin/Office of the press service and information Ministry of defense of Russia/TASS MOSCOW, December 22. /TASS/. Syria’s disintegration was prevented by the operation of Air and space forces (VKS) Russia, weapons in the middle Eastern country put already 9 thousand militants, said the head of the defense Ministry Sergei Shoigu at the Board office, which involved President Vladimir Putin.

The time of the explosion at the metro station “Kolomenskaya”: video

The time of the explosion of a gas cylinder in the transition the metro station “Kolomna” got the camera DVR car passing by.   The footage shows how a powerful explosion knocks glass and metal construction of the transition. People in panic run away from the blast site.     The head of the Moscow metro Dmitry Pegov, who arrived at the scene, said the cause of the explosion of a gas cylinder in the South lobby of the metro station “Kolomna” became unsafe practices by workers engaged in construction work in the transition.     On Thursday morning at the metro station “Kolomenskaya” as a result of depressurization of a gas cylinder explosion. The explosion injured six people, two were hospitalized. Video: Vladimir Sukharev / YouTube

Le Pen called the timing of the hypothetical referendum on withdrawal of France from the EU

Marine Le Pen The leader of the French “National front” marine Le Pen has promised to hold a referendum on leaving the EU if it wins the presidential election. She announced this in an interview with RIA Novosti. “In terms of the European Union (…). I told the French that if they’ll have me, I will go to Brussels to begin negotiations on the return of our sovereignty. And six months after my election to organize a referendum,” — said the politician. She also added that “if France leaves the EU, it will immediately fall apart”. In September, Le Pen has already declared readiness to hold a similar plebiscite. According to her, the nation needs to be able to determine their own fate, and the head of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker should “become a Democrat” and allow them to do it. The first round of presidential elections in France

Pamfilova has denied the rejection of the single voting day

Ella Pamfilova The Chairman of the Central election Commission of Russia, Ella Pamfilova said that to talk about changing the law governing the conduct of elections. So she commented about the possibility of abandoning the unified voting day, RIA Novosti reported on Thursday, December 22. “I don’t know who gives these all kinds of speculation. Used to talk about all this. This is an internal meeting and we are discussing our position on a range of issues,” — said the head of the CEC, stressing that it is incorrect to provide the media the “raw” information. Proposals to change the legislation are the opposite, said Pamfilova. She recalled that President Vladimir Putin has charged to create working group for their consideration. “When will the working group then will be considered and our proposals is the interaction with the state Duma, Federation Council, presidential administration, the government, then we can talk

The OSCE permanent Council adopted a Declaration condemning the murder of the Ambassador of the Russian Federation

Photo: TASS Participating countries of the OSCE on the initiative of Russia adopted at the special meeting a Declaration condemning the murder of the Russian Ambassador in Turkey Andrey Karlov. This was stated by TASS following the meeting, Russia’s permanent representative to the OSCE Alexander Lukashevich. According to him, Russia’s initiative held a special meeting of the Permanent Council, taking into account the tragic events in Turkey. “We focused on our idea to make a separate Declaration about the terrorist attack on our Ambassador in Turkey. Today our initiative is realized, it managed to agree quickly enough. This Declaration of the 57 States parties in relation to the brutal terrorist attack on the Russian Ambassador in Turkey,” – said the Russian permanent representative. As said Lukashevich, the Declaration contains “strong condemnation of this terrorist antics, which led to the death of our famous and distinguished diplomat, Ambassador Andrew Charles”. “Expressed