On the night of 3 January, the US launched a missile attack on the Baghdad international airport in Iraq, which killed the commander of Iran’s elite division “al-Quds” Islamic revolutionary guard Corps, major General Qasem Soleimani. The Pentagon said that the elimination of Soleimani was held by order of the President of the United States Donald trump. The US believes the IRGC a terrorist organization, and Soleimani – involved in attacks on the Embassy and US military bases. Trump said that Soleimani “was removed many years ago.”
In Iran threatened the United States “harsh revenge” for the death of General Soleimani.
The bill on the land market contributed to the second reading
The Verkhovna Rada introduced a table of amendments to the bill on the land market for the second reading. MPs may allow the sale of land to foreigners only after a referendum, to set a limit of concentration not more than 10 hectares in one hand (except for banks and credit institutions), only allow non-cash payment to purchase land and more.
In Kiev, carried out experimentation to murder Sheremet
On the night of 3 January in Kiev had conducted an investigative experiment in the investigation of the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet. It was attended by the suspect, a cardiac surgeon Julia Kuzmenko. Another suspect, a musician and soldier Andrei Antonenko, refused to participate because of lack of counsel.
Lawyer Vladislav Kuzmenko Dobos said that the investigative experiment was conducted with violations.
In RRG will conduct audit
The state Bureau of investigation has sent letters to the court of Accounts, State audit service and the National Agency of Ukraine on civil service, which initiated full check of their activities. The Department stated that this is a necessary step after the reorganization of the RRG to the law enforcement Agency.
The ban on entry to Ukraine for Dobronravova is cleared
The security service of Ukraine lifted the ban on the entry of Russian actor Fyodor Dobronravov, known for the role in the TV series “Matchmakers”. The ban was lifted in June 2019.