April 06, 2014 20:50
Turchynov cancels visit to Lithuania over Donetsk, Luhansk unrest
KYIV. April 6 (Interfax) - Ukraine's parliamentary speaker and interim president Oleksandr Turchynov is closely following the situation in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, the presidential press service reported.
Turchynov cancelled his visit to Lithuania where he was to attend a conference of the European parliaments' speakers, it said.
"Turchynov has urgently convened a meeting of the law enforcement ministries and services' officials and will personally control the situation in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions in connection with the separatists' actions," the press serviced said.
Earlier reports said that protestors seized the Donetsk regional administration headquarters and the Luhansk security department building on Sunday.
(Our editorial staff can be reached at email@example.com)
November 28, 2014
Islamist recruiter stands trial in Uzbekistan
Sanctions against Russia are illegitimate, Russia's response will be balanced, consistent with its rights and commitments - Putin
Russia will continue helping Syria, Iraq fight extremists - Putin
Turkey's decision to develop economic cooperation with Russia is far-sighted - Putin
Russian helicopter chartered by UN comes under fire in Somalia - source
Kazakh Cycling Federation suspends Astana Continental Team over doping
MICEX and RTS Indexes at 12:00 MSK
It is important to neutralize attempts at isolating Crimea externally - Russian foreign minister
Russia's Land Forces, Airborne Troops receive advanced air defense systems (Part 2)
"Artificial campaign" over new Russian-Abkhaz treaty may dampen Geneva discussions atmosphere - diplomat (Part 2)
Internal Troops will not allow any "American-style democracy injection" experiments in Russia - interior minister
Yesterday in Brief for November 28, 2014
Russian coal shipped to South Korea via new terminal in North Korean Rason port