Subscription and demo access


 
About Interfax
Press Releases
Products & Services
Contact Us
Customer Login
 


Headlines
 

08/03 16:03   U.S. congressmen to go to Kyiv
 
08/03 16:00   MICEX and RTS Indexes at 16:00 MSK
 
08/03 15:58   Sappers sweep 1,500 ha of croplands of mines in Chechnya, Ingushetia in four months
 
08/03 15:55   Gazprom buying large diameter pipes for 42 bln rubles (Part 2)
 
08/03 15:55   Moscow interbank actual rate
 
08/03 15:44   Committee for the Salvation of Ukraine calls for rebuilding of friendly relations between Kyiv, Moscow
 
08/03 15:41   Russia drives 2% decrease in Heineken sales in Central, Eastern Europe in H1
 
08/03 15:36   Russia could harvest 101.5 mln-102 mln tones of grain in 2015 if weather good - Tkachev (Part 2)
 
08/03 15:36   Settling Moldovan banking sector is priority for govt - Moldovan PM
 
08/03 15:33   State plans to buy 2 mln tonnes grain in interventions - Tkachev (Part 3)
 




 

Interfax.com  |  Interfax news  |  Chemical weapons used against militia in Mariupol...


News headlines


May 09, 2014 11:38

Chemical weapons used against militia in Mariupol - pro-federalization forces

MOSCOW. May 9 (Interfax) - The leaders of the "Donetsk People's Republic" claimed that self-defense forces in Mariupol came under a chemical attack when the City Council building was being stormed by Kyiv-controlled armed units.

"Armed groups controlled by Kyiv used unidentified chemical weapons on May 6 while storming the City Council headquarters," the foreign ministry of the "Donetsk People's Republic" said in a statement, posted in the Donetsk "people's governor" Pavel Gubarev's Facebook account.

"The defenders of the City Council have left the contaminated area. Many of them had their breathing systems damaged, which is likely to have consequences and probably be a danger to their lives," the statement says.

"Kyiv bears the entire responsibility not only for their state agencies' actions, but also for the actions by citizens who illegally apply means of chemical warfare," the statement says.

The statement urges the world community to condemn the use of a toxic choking gas in Mariupol and to take comprehensive measures to subject the Kyiv authorities to international isolation."

The authors also urged Russia to influence the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons into organizing a full-scale probe in Mariupol into the use of chemical weapons by the Kyiv authorities."

No confirmation of this information from other sources is available to Interfax. The Ukrainian leadership has not commented on it, either.

Sd

(Our editorial staff can be reached at eng.editors@interfax.ru)

/Interfax/
 Subscription
You can access a demo version of, receive more information about or subscribe to Interfax publications by filling in and returning the form below. We also have dozens of reports in the Russian language, please indicate if you are interested.
Title:


Phone:


E-mail:


First name:


Company:


Country:
Last name:


Division:


City:
Products:
Central Asia & Caucasus Business Weekly
Central Asia General Newswire
Global Gas Analytics
Global Natural Gas Daily
Interfax Via Bloomberg Terminal
Kazakhstan General Newswire
Kazakhstan Mining Weekly
Kazakhstan Oil & Gas Weekly
Russia & CIS Announcements
Russia & CIS Banking and Finance Weekly
Russia & CIS Business and Financial Daily
Russia & CIS Business and Financial Newswire
Russia & CIS Business and Investment Weekly
Russia & CIS Business Law Weekly
Russia & CIS Business news
Russia & CIS Defense Industry Weekly
Russia & CIS Diplomatic Panorama
Russia & CIS Energy Daily
Russia & CIS Energy Newswire
Russia & CIS Events Calendar
Russia & CIS Food and Agriculture Weekly
Russia & CIS General Newswire
Russia & CIS Headline News
Russia & CIS Insurance Weekly
Russia & CIS IT and Telecom Weekly
Russia & CIS Metals and Mining Weekly
Russia & CIS Military Daily
Russia & CIS Military Newswire
Russia & CIS Military Weekly
Russia & CIS Oil and Gas Weekly
Russia & CIS Presidential Bulletin
Russia & CIS Statistics Weekly
Russia Health & Pharmaceuticals
Russia Market Roundup
Russia Press Review
Ukraine Business Daily
Ukraine Business Weekly
Ukraine General Newswire
Please enter the digits from picture in the box below:

August 03, 2015
 
15:44
Committee for the Salvation of Ukraine calls for rebuilding of friendly relations between Kyiv, Moscow
 
15:41
Russia drives 2% decrease in Heineken sales in Central, Eastern Europe in H1
 
15:36
Russia could harvest 101.5 mln-102 mln tones of grain in 2015 if weather good - Tkachev (Part 2)
 
15:36
Settling Moldovan banking sector is priority for govt - Moldovan PM
 
15:33
State plans to buy 2 mln tonnes grain in interventions - Tkachev (Part 3)
 
15:30
Daily Headline News for August 3, 2015
 
15:28
Russia drives 2% decrease in Heineken sales in Central, Eastern Europe in H1
 
15:24
Gazprom buying large diameter pipes for 42 bln rubles
 
15:20
Situation in Ukraine prompts Belarus to reinforce its border - Belarusian Security Council acting secretary
 
15:20
Security subgroup tries to accord Kyiv-sponsored paper on arms withdrawal - source
 
15:19
RZD forecasts up to 2.5% drop in freight loading in 2015
 
15:15
 
15:12
Kremlin has nothing to do with creation of Committee for the Salvation of Ukraine - Peskov (Part 2)
 
15:10
Russia to double soy harvest by 2020 to 5 mln tonnes - Tkachev (Part 2)
 
 more headlines 



Interviews
 

.
North Korean Ambassador to Russia Kim Hyun Joon has given an interview to Interfax in which he speaks about differences between the Korean Peninsula nuclear problem and the Iranian nuclear dossier, states Pyongyang‘s readiness to bolster its nuclear potential in response to U.S. actions and calls on Washington not to hold joint exercises with South Korea.

more
.
.
OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Director of Communications Richard Solash has given an interview to Interfax in which he speaks about how the ban for Russian State Duma speaker Sergei Naryshkin to enter Finland for the summer session of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly may impact the session and what this Finland‘s decision may lead to in current conditions.

more
.
.
Head of Operations for Europe and Central Asia of the International Committee of the Red Cross Laurent Corbaz has given an interview with Interfax in which he speaks about the activity of the ICRC in eastern Ukraine and problems that ICRC officials face there, as well as interaction with Russian authorities on humanitarian aid and situation with Ukrainian refugees.

more

 
  
 ©   1991—2015   Interfax Information Service. All rights reserved.
contact information   |   Interfax offices   |   made by web.finmarket

News and other data on this site are provided for information purposes only, and are not intended for republication or redistribution. Republication or redistribution of Interfax content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Interfax.

Browse other Interfax sites:  Interfax.ru   |   IFX.RU   |   Interfax Group   Rambler's Top100