Pokrovskiy district court of Dnipropetrovsk region on June 6 approved the agreement on recognition of guilt and sentenced to various terms of imprisonment five former members of the antiterrorist operation in the case of the death of a public figure from Kherson Catherine Gandzyuk. Sergei Torbin, call Operas, sentenced to 6.5 years of imprisonment; Nikita of Grabchuk received six years; Mr vasyanovych and Vyacheslav Vishnevskiy – four years; Victor Gorbunov – three years.
The tragedy in Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi
Five-year-old boy Cyril, who was wounded from a firearm in Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi, June 3 died in Kiev hospital.
After the death of the child in front of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine gathered in Kiev activists demanded to punish the murderers. 4 Jun campaign “Impunity kills” were held in other cities
Goloseevsky regional court of Kiev of June 4 was arrested by patrol officers from Pereyaslav-Khmelnitsky, Vladimir Petrovec and Ivan Prikhodko for two months without the right of bail. They were informed about suspicion of disorderly conduct with a weapon and premeditated murder of Cyril.
The Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov said that is not going to resign in connection with the incident and that the head of national police Sergey Knyazev also need to continue working.
Glad not fired top officials
June 6 in the Parliament there were no votes to dismiss foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin, the Minister of defence Stepan Poltorak and the head of the security Service of Ukraine Vasily Gritsak. The introduction of dismissal was filed by the President of Ukraine.
Contradictory statements in Minsk
A new ceasefire agreement in the Donbass must be concluded on June 19, and the mechanism for establishment of the ceasefire will be provided for the prohibition of retaliatory attacks on civilian targets. About it after negotiations in Minsk on 5 June, reported returning to the post of head of the Ukrainian delegation in the trilateral contact group, second Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma.
On June 6, explaining his words, the press Secretary of the President of Ukraine Julia Mendel said: “Very often fall on the Ukrainian military provocations, when [them] fired from houses, from kindergarten, from school, hospital, anywhere where there are civilians, and this is followed by the shelling of this house.”
As stated by the special representative of the OSCE contact group Martin Sajdik, Ukraine also made a proposal on the lifting of the economic blockade of certain regions of Donetsk and Lugansk regions. Then the diplomat said that this initiative was made by representatives of ORDA.
On the night of 7 June, during the shelling in the Donbass killed two fighters of national guard of Ukraine, another eight were injured. On the outskirts of the village new Lugansk, Donetsk region, enemy mine caliber 122 mm fell into the dugout.
Zelensky visited Brussels
The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky in the framework of his first official international visit on June 4-5 in Brussels held talks with President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, European Commissioner for Euro and social dialogue, financial stability, financial services and Valdis Dombrovskis, head of the EU foreign service Federica Mogherini and President of the European Council Donald Tusk.
Zelensky said that he expects to restore regular dialogue in the framework of the Commission Ukraine – NATO at the highest level, and assured that Ukraine’s course of Euro-Atlantic integration remains a priority. He also stressed that peace in Ukraine requires increased international sanctions pressure on Russia.
PACE, Ukraine and Russia
The PACE regulation Committee 3 June adopted a draft resolution, which complicates the sanctions procedure and facilitates the process of Russia’s return to work in the Assembly.
The Ministry of foreign Affairs reserves the right to adjust their attitude to PACE, said on 4 June the Deputy head of the Ukrainian foreign Ministry Vasily Bodnar.
Congress political forces
June 8-9, several leading Ukrainian parties held campaign events, and identifying leaders of the party lists in the parliamentary elections. The list of the party “Voice” lead singer Svyatoslav Vakarchuk, in the combined list of nationalists first number plans to become Oleg Tyagnibok, the party “Strength and honor” will lead to the election of Igor Smeshko, “European solidarity” Petro Poroshenko, the first number in the list of candidates from the party “servant of the people” went to Dmitry Razumkova.
Yushchenko became a suspect
The Prosecutor General of Ukraine on 6 June reported that former President Viktor Yushchenko, suspected of embezzlement, totaling 540 million UAH at the conclusion from state property of the residence “Mezhyhiria.”
Yushchenko said that the court will prove his innocence.
On 7 June the national team of Ukraine on football defeated the team of Serbia with a score of 5:0, equalling the record of their biggest victories in matches of the European Championships.
Events in Moldova
On 8 June the constitutional court of Moldova ruled that the country’s Parliament should be dissolved, as it is within 90 days failed to form a government.
On the same day at an emergency meeting of the Parliament deputies elected government. The coalition, which includes socialists and Pro-European block of Acum, was appointed Prime Minister and leader of the party “Action and solidarity” (included in the unit Acum) Maia Sandu.
In the European Union on 9 June stated that they recognize the new government of Moldova and is ready to work with him.
June 9, the country’s constitutional court decided to transfer the powers of the President the acting Prime Minister of Moldova Pavel Filip for failure to comply head of the state Igor Dodon requirement to appoint early parliamentary elections.
Philip by his first decree as acting President dissolved Parliament. He also signed a decree on holding early parliamentary elections in Moldova on 6 September.