Gas Pipeline Damaged as Result of Sabotage, Officials Say

The Uhryni-Pomary-Uzhhorod gas pipeline was damaged at 55 atm and further on a nearby line an explosion took place on May 14 in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast. The pipeline transports gas from Bohorodchany County underground storage facility to the compressor station located in Dolyna, both in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast. Officials say it appears to be deliberate sabotage. The damage to the trunk line was the result of external actions: there was a huge dent on the external part of the pipeline and an opening that suggests some kind of explosive device. Continue reading

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Ukrainian MPs warn of Russian provocations in Western Ukraine

MP Hennadiy Moskal

MP Hennadiy Moskal, former deputy minister of internal affairs, says he has received information from reputable sources about Russian plans to stage fascist demonstrations in cities in Western Ukraine in order to terrify the population in Eastern Ukraine and undermine international support.

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