Poroshenko allow absentia to judge Yanukovych He signed a law allowing to start the examination of 190 criminal cases in absentia. President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed a law allowing absentia to judge former President Viktor Yanukovych and his associates. Information about this was posted on Tuesday, April 11, on the official website of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. “Returned with the signature of the President,” — said in the caption under the law. According to UNIAN, the law is called “On amendments to the criminal procedure code of Ukraine (concerning improvement of the mechanisms ensuring the tasks of criminal proceedings) (No. 5610)”. The document was twice sent back for revision before March 9, it was approved by the deputies of the Verkhovna Rada in the first reading, and on March 16 in the second. Prior to that, he Poroshenko urged MPs to support the bill, pointing out the
Zakharova called the talk about the return of Russia in the G8 frivolous Russia left the Group in March 2014 as a result of events in Ukraine and the ensuing crisis in relations between Russia and the West. MOSCOW, April 11. /TASS/. The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova called the talk about the return of Russia in Group of eight frivolous. She said this on air of radio station “Vesti FM”. “With regard to the topic to move it back to the group that we hear from the other side, first, it really sounds from the other side, and secondly, some kind of speculation, she said. — Decide for some — it will probably be somehow considered. Will not accept — why just talk about it, because words, no action occurs”. The group of seven (G7) — the Union of economically developed countries, which includes UK, Germany,
The terminal of Berlin schönefeld airport began the evacuation of passengers and staff. About it reports Twitter of the air transport hub of the German capital. “Currently, the bomb squad examined the find. Follow the instructions of the security staff,” reads one of the entries. — Bundespolizei B (@bpol_b) April 11, 2017, 09:44 Representatives of the air port also announced that possible delays. On December 29 last year in the biggest French airport, Roissy Charles de Gaulle were also conducted evacuation of passengers and staff because of a suspicious package. August 31, the same precautions were taken in one of the terminals of Frankfurt airport. The police searched for a suspicious man who left the area pre-flight inspection, and disappeared.
The foreign Ministers of the G7 countries at the summit in the Italian city of Lucca has not taken a decision on the extension of sanctions against Russia in connection with the situation in Syria. This was stated by Minister of foreign Affairs of France Jean-Marc Ayrault, reports on Tuesday, April 11, Reuters. According to him, this question is almost not discussed at the meeting. According to The Independent, against the introduction of new restrictive measures were made by Germany and several other EU countries. As the newspaper notes, the countries proposed to wait for results of investigation. “Nevertheless, the question of extension of sanctions remains on the agenda”, — the newspaper writes. Earlier, on 11 April, it became known that the head of the foreign office, Boris Johnson intends to seek from partners in the G7 to the introduction of new restrictive measures against Russia. The G7 includes the
Donald Trump The US President Donald trump said that he did not intend to “enter” in Syria, despite the fact that last week gave the order to put an airstrike on a Syrian military base. He stated this in an interview with Fox Business. “We are not going to Syria,” said trump. “But when I see people using terrible, terrible chemical weapons, and I see these beautiful children, dead, on his father’s hands, or you see the children suffocate to death…” he said, stressing that this made him “call” the Pentagon chief James Mattis. According to trump, former President Barack Obama had during your stay at the White house to take action. “What I did had to be done by the Obama administration long before I did,” said trump. “I think that Syria will be much better than it was,” he added. April 4 in the alleged use of chemical
Mikhail Gorbachev The first Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev said about the serious deterioration in the quality of world politics. His words leads to “Interfax” on Tuesday, April 11. “In world politics lost all settings, all priorities. Global problems are ignored, conflicts are heated”, — he said, commenting on the visit of U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson in Moscow. He also noted that any one item of the Russian-American agenda is no progress. “All of this, I think, because the parties have not begun full-fledged dialogue. Need meaningful dialogue and understanding that alone with the problems of the world can’t get through it,” said the former Soviet leader. Earlier Tuesday, Tillerson arrived in Moscow on his first official visit, reports TASS. 12 April to hold talks with Secretary of state Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov. According to the Agency, one of the main topics will be the
The staff of Board of the MES of Russia in Tatarstan has completed the inspection of the building of the Temple of all religions in Kazan, where a fire on April 10 killed a man. There were three independent fire, reports “Interfax” with reference to the press service of the Ministry. The first center is located in the southern part of the structure to the right of the main entrance I found a metal car canister 20 l, covered with soot. In the second hearth in the Northern part of the building and found eight small oily spots with traces of thermal influence. The third point of the fire — room on the second floor. “The most likely cause of the fire is the introduction of an open fire. The preliminary cause of death was poisoning by toxic products of combustion in case of fire. The damage from the fire
Vladimir Putin Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the allies of the United States into mindless support for missile strike on Syrian airbase. He declared it in interview to TV channel “Mir 24”. “What was the reaction of the NATO allies? All nod, as the bobbleheads without analyzing anything that is going on. Where is the evidence of Syrian army use chemical weapons? No. And violations of international law is. It is an obvious fact,” Putin said, commenting on the rocket attack USA. The head of state emphasized that the evidence of the use of chemical weapons by Syrian forces is not represented. However, violations of international law is obvious, since the attack on a sovereign country was done without sanctions of the UN Security Council. Putin also compared the events in Syria with events of 2003 in Afghanistan when the invasion of the middle Eastern country has been used far-fetched
Three earthquakes occurred in the Philippines Moscow. April 12. INTERFAX.RU Three tremors recorded in the Philippines, said on Wednesday the Altai-Sayan branch of the Geophysical service of the Unified Russian Academy of Sciences. The earthquake of a magnitude of 5.9 occurred on the island of Mindanao, 82 km North-West of the city of Davao at 00:21 GMT on Wednesday, the epicenter had the coordinates 7.62 degrees North latitude and 124.81 ° East longitude. Intensity of concussions in epicentre of seismoisolation is assessed as “destructive” Two tremors of magnitude 5.6 and 5.7 were recorded in the waters of Celebes sea, respectively, 234 km long and 191 km East of the city of General Santos (Mindanao) 20:41 GMT and 17:42 GMT on Tuesday. Intensity of concussions in epicentre of these earthquakes are estimated as “very strong”.
Abandoned lion and the bear, rescued from a zoo of Mosul in Iraq The only surviving animals in the zoo Mosul rescued from war-torn Iraqi city. Lion Simba and bear Lula was discovered in a private zoo in February. Cast animals, covered with dirt and feces, continued to live in cages. International charitable organization “Four paws” came to their aid, and on Monday they were delivered to Jordan. Nearly six months of fierce fighting in Mosul between the Iraqi army and militants resulted in a large number of casualties among civilians and forced hundreds of thousands of people to flee their homes. The zoo was almost completely destroyed during the battle for the Eastern half of the city earlier this year, and the majority of animals — including a lioness, monkeys, and rabbits — were killed or died of starvation. Veterinarian Amir Khalil, who led a mission to rescue wild