Ukrainians detain Russian GRU officers who acted in Ukraine

Monday, 14 April, 2014, 22:49

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Ukrainian Special Service agents detained the officers of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation (GRU) involved in the provocation of the clashes in Ukraine’s east. The secretary of the Council of the National Security and Defense, Andriy Parubiy, stated this in a broadcast on Hromadske TV. Continue reading

Parubiy: Separatists want to elect a president of South-East Ukraine

imagesWith Russian support, separatists intend to elect a president of Ukraine’s south-eastern regions by the end of April. This was told by National Security Council Secretary Andriy Parubiy during a press conference.

“Elections of the president of the republic of South-East Republic, as a parallel authority, is planned by end of April, under the concept that the South-East wants to join Russia,” said Parubiy.

According to Parubiy, intensification of separatist sentiments in South-Eastern Ukraine is predicted to happen on May 1 and 9 [Labor Day and Victory Day – ed]. In addition, Parubiy reported that Russian provocateurs now continue working at village and town councils, convincing them about the need for referendums and joining Russia. Continue reading

Ukraine refuses to preside over and exits CIS

CIS_mapwithnumbersWednesday, March 19, 2014, 18:45

Ukraine this year will no longer preside over the Comonwealth of Independent States. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs made the announcement through its Director of Information, Yevhen Perebyinis, at a briefing in Kyiv. “The Ukrainian side has decided not to extend its presidency in the CIS in 2014,” he said. Furthermore, “Ukraine has the right to reconsider its continued participation in the CIS. This issue is being considered,” said Perebyinis. Continue reading

Parubiy: Ukraine has plan “B” in case of aggression

53218c304302cThursday, March 13, 2014, 23:00

Ukraine has a plan “B” in case of open aggression by Russia, NSDC Secretary Andriy Parubiy announced during a briefing on Wednesday.

When asked whether the National Security Council is developing a plan for the evacuation of residents of Crimea in case of real beginning of hostilities Parubiy said, “Of course, we have a plan “B”. I cannot tell the details, but this plan will be elaborated and implemented very quickly. It is not only about the evacuation,” he said. Continue reading

MP Andriy Parubiy: Verkhovna Rada will either vote for the demands of Maidan or be blocked

 This week they want to vote for a pro-Russian Prime-Minister in the parliament. They want to sell our independence for USD 15 billion. That’s USD 15 billion to scatter Maidan and keep power to themselves. Instead of satisfying the demands of Maidan, the government is complying with the Kremlin’s instructions.

We have no right to allow it. The Verkhovda Rada must either comply with Maidan’s demands or stop working. The amnesty law itself does not solve any problems. All names and surnames remain in the prosecution’s files. But no criminal in uniform has been punished. Continue reading