Breaking News, 27th of March, 2018
This morning, residents of the city of Kemerovo made a rally to the building of the regional administration. The protesters demanded that all the regional government must retire at once, and they wanted to know the exact number of victims of fire. Many townspeople do not believe in the official numbers of victims. On top of that — the local people are dissatisfied with the fact that, in their opinion, too few firefighters were involved in extinguishing the fire.
«The expulsion of Russian diplomats from the United States and EU countries is a hostile act» — such was the statement of the permanent representative of Russia in the UN Vasily Nebenzia. He added that the USA dared to send out diplomats from the territory that is not under their jurisdiction, by which Vasily meant the 12 diplomats working in the UN. Moscow is currently preparing an official response to this event.
The Turkish Armed Forces General Staff reported that as a result of the air strike of the Turkish Air Forces in the Kandil area in northern Iraq — forty-one members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party were neutralized. «Our air forces attacked the objects of members of a separatist terrorist organization, that was preparing attacks on March 22 in the Kandil district of northern Iraq. As a result — 41 terrorists were neutralized,» — The Turkish Armed Forces General Staff announced on Twitter.
Syrian army is preparing an assault on the city of Duma. The flanking units of the army have finished the redeployment to the outer areas of the city. At the moment, negotiations of freeing the city peacefully are continuing, but the terrorists still reject the proposals of the government.
The German Federal Office for Shipping and Hydrography authorized the construction of the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline in the German exclusive economic zone in the Baltic Sea. The official notification of March 27th states that the agency did not find any obstacles for the pipeline laying on the seabed area of 31 km in length.
Russian president Vladimir Putin signed a decree according to which March 28th of 2018 was declared the day of nationwide mourning in Russia, in connection with the tragedy in the city of Kemerovo, which killed 64 people, the Kremlin press service reported.