Breaking News, 10th of July, 2018
President of Ukraine Petr Poroshenko, after the negotiations with the head of the European Council Donald Tusk and the chairman of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, said that the only way to resolve the conflict on the territory of the Donbass is to seal the border with Russia. «The Kremlin must accept the deployment of a multinational peacekeeping operation under the leadership of the United Nations throughout the temporarily occupied territory of the Donbass, including the border with Russia» — Poroshenko added.
In the DPR, over the past day, the Ukrainian troops violated the ceasefire 5 times, firing 85 shells at the front-line areas of the Republic. The northern parts of Donetsk, the outer areas of Gorlovka, and the southern villages of Leninskoye and Sakhanka were under fire. Two houses in Gorlovka received damage as a result of shelling.
According to a bill that was delivered to the US Congress — the Secretary of State, the Minister of Finances and the Director of the National Intelligence of the United States must make reports related to the construction of the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline. The bill announced that the construction of the «Nord Stream-2» will increase European dependence on Russian gas, and it will destabilize the government of Ukraine if the country will lose the revenue from gas transit due to the existence of the Nord Stream-2, RT reports. In this regard, it is noted that the US should continue to oppose the construction of the «Nord Stream-2» in Europe, and take «diplomatic measures» to suppress such projects.
Reporters of ANNA NEWS report — Russian sapper teams are finishing their job in the liberated parts of Syria. Syrian groups of sappers will independently continue their work while using Russian demining inventory. At the same time, a memorandum on the cooperation between the Syria and the UN was signed. According to the Syrian Foreign Ministry, the country is making great efforts to demine its territory, but Syria still needs the help of the world community, including the UN.
Denmark, as expected, did not issue a permit of laying pipes of the «Nord Stream-2» on its territorial waters. Copenhagen tried to change the process of issuing the permit by passing the case from the profile ministry to the Foreign Ministry, but this was done after receiving the application. Earlier, Denmark asked to lay pipes in its territorial waters in order to receive the payment for transit. However, under the American pressure, the decision was changed.
Ukraine became a military testing ground for the old weapons of the Western countries, according to the statement of military engineers who reported that the American ATGM Javelin proved to be prone to failure during the field tests. As it turned out, the missiles have passed their expiration date, even though their documents state otherwise.