Тhe Kurds are leaving Manbij || Breaking News, 3rd of January, 2019
The body of the 37th victim was found at the site of the gas explosion and the following collapse of a residential building in the city of Magnitogorsk, ‘Interfax’ reports with a reference to the press service of the Russian Emergency Ministry. «37 dead bodies were found by now» — the department specified. The relatives identified 22 bodies out of 37 — the spokesman for the Emergency Ministry in the Chelyabinsk region told to the reporters on Thursday. The fate of 4 more people is still unknown. According to the press service — there is a danger of a collapse of the debris at the site of the tragedy.
The head of the Russian Center for the reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria, Lieutenant-General Solomatin, announced that according to the reached agreements with Syria on the peace process — starting from 1st of January, 2019, the withdrawal of Kurdish self-defense units from the area of the settlement of Manbij has officially began. «Units of one of the Kurdish formations, in a column of 30 vehicles, headed to the eastern bank of the Euphrates River through the village of Kara-Kozak. According to the preliminary data, about 400 Kurdish militia troops left the Manbij area» — Solomatin said. He also noted that the illegal armed groups continue to violate the established cease fire.
Pavel Karnazytsky, a political columnist and journalist from Belarus, was expelled from Ukraine for “anti-Ukrainian propaganda” — the Security Service of Ukraine reported. The Security Service of Ukraine accused the founder of the »Glavnovosti» news website, Pavel Karnazytsky, of “destructive activities” and illegal residence in Ukraine. He was banned to enter Ukraine for 3 years, RIA NEWS reports. Andrei Domansky, the lawyer of Pavel Karnazytsky, said that the Belarusian citizen wasn’t provided with the legal assistance. The journalist was arrested and taken away by the officers of the Security Service of Ukraine «in an unknown direction.» As Andrei Domansky stated — Pavel Karnazitsky was forbidden from talking with his lawyer.
In the North Sea, one of the largest cargo ship «Zoe» dropped 270 containers. Some containers had hazardous chemicals, the media of the Netherlands reports. As it was reported by the Netherlands Broadcasting Corporation — the incident occurred due to the strong waves on Wednesday night near the German island of Borkum. Most of the fallen containers currently remain in the water, TASS reports. 3 of the containers had organic peroxides. They cause irritation after a contact with skin and mucous membranes. The Coast Guard of the Netherlands urges the local residents to not try to open the containers on the coast.
After the battles with pro-Turkish groups, the terrorist organization Jebhat al-Nusra captured the city of Daret al-Izza in northern Syria, TASS reports while referring to »Al Mayadin». Since Monday, the terrorists of «Al-Nusra» pushed the pro-Turkish militants out from 13 settlements. According to the Syrian Human Rights Center — over 30 people were killed in battles. About 100 people were injured. As a result of the fighting — 5 civilians were killed.
The spacecraft «Chang’e-4», created to study the far side of the moon, during Thursday made a successful landing on the far side of the moon, TASS reports with a reference to the statement of the Central Television of China. «Chang’e-4 made the first soft landing in history on the far side of the moon» — the report says — «This allowed us to establish a connection between the Earth and its natural satellite, and also to open a new chapter in the study of the Moon». The lunar device «Chang’e-4» was successfully launched from the Xichang spaceport in the south-western Chinese province of Sichuan on 8th of December. The main objective of the Chang’e-4 project, consisting of an automatic landing module and a lunar rover, is to study the barely-studied far side of the Moon. Constantine Reztsov, specially for ANNA NEWS.