Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, one of the leaders of the banned in Russia as extremist organization "the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people" Mustafa Dzhemilev said that Western countries are preparing for the collapse of Russia. He told about it in interview to the Ukrainian edition of "Explorer".
"Don't know if this is true, but I heard that in the West even prepare the troops "commandos" in case of emergency, to take control of nuclear facilities. And teams to provide humanitarian aid in case of threats to the flow of refugees. There are ready for anything just in case," — said Dzhemilev to the question about the possibility of the disintegration of the Russian Federation. The politician did not specify the source from where he got this information.
Cemil constantly issuing public statements about the policy of Russia and the situation in Crimea. So, three days earlier, was published his statement that the Ukrainian forces in 2014 could prevent the reunification of the Peninsula with Russia, but did nothing.
In January the leader of the Mejlis admitted, Ukraine will not be able to return to the Crimea by military means. He also expressed the opinion that the return of the region to Kiev will not help even improve living standards in Ukraine.
Crimea reunited with Russia following a referendum in 2014. In Kiev refused to recognize the voting results and called the Peninsula Ukrainian territory. Moscow, in turn, indicates compliance with the procedures for the reunification of the Crimea with Russia the norms of international law.
Agency News Front published a video on YouTube from the place near Lugansk, where was blown up the car of the special monitoring mission of the OSCE. The footage seen destroyed the car and the body of the deceased employee. According to media reports, he was American, according to Kiev — a British citizen.
In Minsk warn Lithuania about the readiness of the military to use force in case of repeated violations of our airspace, said commander of the air force and air defence forces of Belarus Oleg Dvigalet. He noted that on 19 April Lithuanian civilian aircraft flew into Belarusian territory in close proximity to an NPP under construction.
Verkhovna Rada Deputy Anton Gerashchenko said the ban on the singer lolita Milavskaya to enter Ukraine "a great work of guards and security" of the country. The law, he said, should be one for all. The decision of the Ukrainian authorities was associated with visiting artist Kerch in 2015.
Investigators opened a criminal case on the fact of attack on the staff of Regardie in Birobidzhan. They are protected by the order during carrying out investigative actions in one area of the city. A group of unknown attempted to interfere with the work of law enforcement. One of the guards was hurt.
The approval rating of U.S. President Donald trump's first hundred days in the White house is at 42 percent. This is a record low figure for the last 65 years — since the days of President Dwight Eisenhower. The survey was conducted by ABC News and the Washington Post.
Russian national team on gymnastics won the first place in the team event at the European Championships. The competition was held in the Romanian city of Cluj-Napoca. The Russians won eight medals: three gold, three silver and two bronze. Second place was taken by athletes from Romania.