Progress with the exchange of detained persons
The President of France Emmanuel macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the issue of exchange of detained persons between Ukraine and Russia, said the press-Secretary of the latter, Dmitry Peskov. He added that “certain contacts on this account be carried out.”
Deputy foreign Minister Olena zerkal has said that the release of Ukrainian sailors and political prisoners is the subject of bargaining for the return of the Russian Federation in the G8.
Attorney Valentin Rybin said that the number of Russian citizens are in Ukraine, the legal procedure of exchange of detainees.
RBC, citing its own sources familiar with the negotiations said that Moscow and Kiev have reached a preliminary agreement on the exchange of 33 Ukrainians, 33 Russians. The Agency notes that the negotiations about the exchange, arrived in Moscow Parliament Commissioner for human rights Lyudmila Denisova.
In Ukraine began to operate the new fines for uncleared “of EuroBLECH”
Today in Ukraine began to operate the new penalties for violations of the movement of vehicles in the mode of temporary import or transit. Now they range from 34 to 170 thousand UAH thousand UAH, besides the possible confiscation of such machine.
The possible return of the Russian Federation in the G8
Embassy of Ukraine to the United States expressed concern about the assumption of a return to the Russian Federation in the format of “Big eight”. Diplomats urged G7 countries to “force the aggressor to respect the international order and to return to constructive behavior.”
Prime Minister Boris Johnson assured the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky, that will oppose the return of Russia in the G7 at the summit “the Big seven” in France.
The European Union is preparing for different options Brexit
The President of France Emmanuel macron said that the European Union is preparing for different options Brexit, including to exit the United Kingdom without an agreement, “even if it’s not what we wanted.”
Zelensky started world of the mob
The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky suggested that “all Ukrainians of the world” in the state flag Day, August 23, to conduct a flash mob. “Tomorrow let’s paint in yellow and blue colors of our planet. Let’s hang a Ukrainian flag from the Windows to each street, each area, each city and even the whole country became yellow-blue”, – he said.