The UN security Council will meet on Thursday for an emergency meeting where will be discussed the aggravation of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict. The meeting, convened at the request of the Ukrainian mission will be held in a closed regime, reports on August 11, the news Agency Reuters, citing diplomatic sources.
Earlier in the day, news Agency TASS reported, citing a source in law enforcement bodies of the region, which Russian law enforcement authorities arrested a dozen people suspected of attempting to organize terrorist attacks in the Crimea, which allegedly planned to carry out Ukrainian subversive group.
The Russian foreign Ministry has confirmed that the two detained citizens of Ukraine Evgeny Panov and Andrew Sahta, give confession.
«Ukrainian saboteurs helped to organize bookmarks, which was discovered about 100 kilograms of explosives and old firearms. On suspicion of aiding saboteurs detained about ten people» – leads edition of the words of the source.
According to his version, several members of the commando, who is wanted in the Crimea could return to Ukraine. Infomotor noted that the security services have twice engaged in battle with the saboteurs – 7 and 8 August.
There are preliminary signals intelligence, showing that the group crossed the border. Into place I left the group to arrest. In the ensuing firefight the SWAT team suffered losses – there are dead and injured», – said the Agency interlocutor.
We will remind that on the eve of the Federal security service of Russia reported that on the night of August 7 near the town of Armyansk in Crimea detained a Ukrainian saboteurs. Intelligence agencies claim that the detainees were planning attacks on the Peninsula.
Ukraine denies these allegations. Petro Poroshenko said that the accusation on the part of Russia «is also pointless and cynical, as the statements of the Russian leadership about the absence of Russian troops in Donbass».
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin, commenting on the FSB, called it «very disturbing information». In his opinion, instead of seeking a solution to the conflict Ukraine has switched to the practice of terror.»
The American Ambassador in Kiev Geoffrey Pyatt has called groundless the statements of Russia according to which the Ukrainian security services tried to plant spies on the Crimean Peninsula. «The Russian authorities often make false accusations in address of Ukraine to divert attention from their own illegal actions,» he added.
The diplomat said that the sanctions imposed against the Russian Federation will remain in effect until the area will not be reunited with Ukraine.
Meanwhile, the Prosecutor of the Crimea Natalia Polonskaya, said he was involved in the sabotage set. «Currently, the number of criminal cases on a number of very serious articles. The investigation established persons who are organizers and participants of these crimes,» she said.
The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has instructed the Ministry of foreign Affairs of his country urgently initiate a conversation with the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, reported on August 11, Russian media and, in particular, information Agency REGNUM reports, citing the press-service of the President of Ukraine.
Earlier on Thursday Poroshenko gave the order to result in enhanced combat readiness of all law enforcement units close to the border of Kherson region and Crimea, which he announced on August 11 at his page on the social network Twitter.
The decision was taken at meeting with leadership of law enforcement agencies and the foreign Ministry. Earlier in the day, the Russian defense Ministry announced about the exercises of the black sea fleet on anti-submarine saboteurs. Exercises of the naval infantry and the coastal missile and artillery troops of the Ukrainian Navy also began in the southern regions of Ukraine, reported news Agency TASS.
In Crimea took extra security measures in places of mass stay of people and critical infrastructure and livelihoods, said the website of the TV channel «Rain».