Zelensky addressed the Verkhovna Rada with the requirement to hold the inauguration
Ukraine’s President-elect Vladimir Zelensky has recorded a video message in which he said that while members of “the shaking of their mandates,” President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko “makes irreversible” and makes active personnel changes. He demanded from the Verkhovna Rada to appoint the inauguration on may 19.
In the presidential Administration said Zelensky that Poroshenko is the current President and is responsible for the situation in the country, performing their duties according to the spirit and letter of the Constitution.
MP from the faction “Block of Petro Poroshenko” Alexander Sugonyako registered in the Verkhovna Rada resolution on holding the inauguration ceremony of Vladimir Zelensky on June 1.
Held hearings at the International Tribunal on the case about the seizure of Ukrainian sailors
The International Tribunal for the law of the sea held a hearing in the case of Russia captured Ukrainian ships and sailors. They are from Ukraine was made by Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Olena zerkal, Professor Fred Souns and Jean-Marc Huvinen, lawyer Marnie chick. Ukraine demanded as interim measures to oblige Russia to immediately release the 24, the Ukrainian military sailors and three ships. The decision the court must announce on may 25.
If Russia refuses to implement the decisions of the International Maritime Tribunal, this can lead to the strengthening of anti-Russian sanctions, said the lawyer Nikolai Polozov.
Media said about the possible restoration of the Kyivan Patriarchate
In the comments TSN Emeritus Patriarch of the Orthodox Church in Ukraine, Filaret said that the Kyiv Patriarchate is not eliminated because to do so, according to the Patriarch, “may the one who created it.” Citing sources, TSN reported that Filaret gathers the bishops of the PCU, to discuss the possibility of the restoration of the Kyivan Patriarchate under his leadership.
Epiphanius talks about the possible rebuilding of the Kyiv Patriarchate has called “destructive” and warned that it could lead to Ukraine’s loss of the Tomos of autocephaly. Ministry of culture said that any talk about the UOC-KP is only possible in the past tense. Filaret is unlikely to revive the UOC-KP, said the ptsu Metropolitan Alexander (drabinko).
Filaret said, since the election of the Epiphany the head of the DNC they never together did not Liturgy. Also, according to Filaret, Metropolitan of allegedly wanted to carry out his Ministry “whether in the river, whether in Mariupol” “as opposed to” celebrations in the Vladimir Cathedral. However, the Patriarch Epiphanios sent an invitation to the celebration in Kiev on may 14.
Today the Director of the National anticorruption Bureau of Ukraine Sytnyk came in for questioning. Before questioning at the Prosecutor, the Director of the NABOO called absurd accusations of meddling in the US elections in 2016. He stated that the agenda had appeared in the media. Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko reported that the Director of NABU was summoned for questioning in connection with possible intervention in the US presidential election. Investigators of the State Bureau of investigation is also examining the possible corruption of the head of NABU, associated with his stay in one of the hunting lodges in the Rivne region. The Prosecutor General’s office reported that disturbance at the interrogation took time to gather the necessary documents.
The diet of Latvia has recognized the deportation of Crimean Tatars genocide
In the statement adopted by the Saeima of Latvia on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of deportation of Crimean Tatars, said that the Soviet government carried out against the Crimean Tatar people genocide. The Parliament of Latvia also urged the international community to observe the current events in the annexed Crimea.
Media reported that Giuliani wants to see Zelensky
Former new York mayor and personal attorney of President of the United States Donald trump Rudolph Giuliani wants to convince the newly elected President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky to continue the investigation of the company Burisma, where he worked as the son of ex-Vice-President of the USA Joe Biden. Will probably be the main rival at the election of the President of the United States in 2020, according to The New York Times.