Militants in the Donbas killed four Ukrainian military, Lutsenko promised to resign after the election of a new speaker of Parliament. Most importantly for the day

Боевики на Донбассе убили четырех украинских военных, Луценко пообещал уйти в отставку после избрания нового спикера Рады. Главное за день

In the Donbas losses from the APU

Near the village of Pavlopil, Donetsk region in the result of attack by fighters of positions of Ukrainian Armed forces from anti-tank grenades killed four Ukrainian military. The militants violated the truce.

The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky called the incident an attempt to disrupt the negotiating process on the situation in the Donbass, and called on the President of France Emmanuel Macron, the German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin “as soon as possible to get ready” for the resumption of negotiations in the Normandy format.

Lutsenko announced his resignation

The General Prosecutor of Ukraine Yury Lutsenko has declared that will retire after the election of the new convocation of the Verkhovna Rada and its speaker, to whom he will submit the application with the formulation “at own will”. Lutsenko said that after leaving office will do politics “more carefully”.

The CEC failed to establish the results of elections to the Parliament

The Central election Commission of Ukraine had to establish the results of voting at the extraordinary elections to the Verkhovna Rada not later than on the 15th day from the date of election until the end of the day 5 August, but this was not done, as yet not received the results of repeated counting of votes on the majority district No. 210 in the Chernihiv region.

Gontareva and Filatov was summoned for questioning to the Prosecutor General

The Prosecutor General’s office of Ukraine issued subpoenas for the former head of the National Bank of Ukraine Valeria Gontareva and former Deputy head of the presidential Administration Oleksiy Filatov for carrying out investigative actions in criminal proceedings in which they are suspects.

Lutsenko explained that Gontareva and Filatov will be interrogated in connection with a case of possible embezzlement of UAH 150 million, with the participation of the investment company ICU, the activities of which they were previously involved.

Kernes said Kharkiv “drowning in drugs”

The mayor of the city Gennady Kernes said that “Kharkiv is drowning in drugs” and the people in the “horror” of what “addicts on the streets eating all this stuff.” The mayor believes that with this problem, “the police can not cope”, and asked for help from the public. “All initiatives, ideas, how to deal, suggestions from NGOs, youth groups – email me, leave a contact,” wrote Kernes.

In Russia officially confirmed the death of a man in the explosions at the Arsenal

Russia’s investigative Committee confirmed that the explosion of ammunition in territory of military unit in the Krasnoyarsk region killed people. The Agency did not specify the victim is military personnel or a civilian. According Sledkoma injured eight, according to the regional Ministry of health – 12.

“Dinamo” lost in the Champions League

Kiev “Dynamo” with the score 0:1 lost to Belgian club Brugge first match of the third qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League. The only goal in the away match of Kiev was scored from the penalty spot. The return match will take place on 13 August in Kiev.

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