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In Belarus began protests and clashes after the polls closed

Presidential elections in Belarus ended on Sunday, demonstrating a high turnout of 79%. After the announcement of first data of exit poll, according to which incumbent President Alexander Lukashenko wins, gaining 79.7% of the votes, the situation escalated: the voters at the call of the opposition began to gather at polling stations to "control the vote count" in some cities, arrests started, police began to disperse the protesters.

Voters could vote for one of five candidates for the presidency: it is the co-Chairman of public Association "Tell the truth" Andrey Dmitriev, ex-Deputy Anna Konopacka, the acting head of state Alexander Lukashenko, a housewife of svetalana Tikhanovski, the Chairman of the party "Belarusian social-democratic Gramada" Sergey Cerecer. At the same time Belarusians would vote against all candidates.

Ukrainian TV presenter was beaten and tried to rape in front of son

In Ukraine, beat and tried to rape in front of son of TV presenter Anastasia Meadow, the incident occurred in a train travelling from Mariupol to Kiev. This was told by the victim on instagram.

Night in the passenger compartment penetrated by a stranger. He began to beat the woman. Waking up, she saw that the attacker was naked. Meadow cried, woke up her little son, who also began to shout and ask "not to beat your mother." The man tried to hit the child, but the presenter managed to stop him. The attacker began to molest the woman.

Kravchuk called elections in the Donbass

Elections in Donbass require compliance with several conditions, including control of the Kiev on the state border with Russia, said Friday the ex-President of Ukraine, the new head of the delegation of Kiev in the contact group on settling the situation in the Donbass Leonid Kravchuk.

Earlier, the former President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma stopped work in the contact group. On Thursday the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has signed a decree which authorized the Kravchuk delegation to represent Kiev in the group.

Kravchuk spoke against granting special status to the Donbass

The ex-President of Ukraine, the new head of the delegation of Kiev in the contact group on settling the situation in the Donbass Leonid Kravchuk has said he would not support a special status for the region, we can only talk about the "special system".

Earlier, the former President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma stopped work in the contact group. On Thursday, the Ukrainian leader Vladimir Zelensky has signed a decree which authorized the Kravchuk delegation to represent Kiev in the group.

Zelensky words on the "bombing all aircraft" puzzled users of the Network

The statement of the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky about "bombing all planes had" caused confusion of Internet users.

Previously Zelensky during a visit to children's hospital in Kiev, asked why a new building of medical facilities is not opened to the Day of protection of children.

The expert assessed the appointment of Kravchuk, head of the delegation of Kiev

Kiev, appointing ex-President of Ukraine Leonid Kravchuk, head of the delegation in the trilateral contact group, trying to find authoritative figure who would understand both sides, but for settlement in the Donbass necessary to the implementation of policy measures of the Minsk agreement, said the expert of the Center for political conjuncture Alexei Chesnakov.

Earlier ex-President of Ukraine Leonid Kravchuk said that he agreed to lead a delegation to Kiev on the negotiations of the contact group on settling the situation in Donbass is another former President Leonid Kuchma.

Kravchuk approved by the head of the delegation of Kiev in the contact group on Donbass

The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky has signed a decree which authorized the country's first President Leonid Kravchuk to present the delegation of Kiev in the contact group on conflict settlement in the Donbass, and was deprived of the same powers formerly head of the delegation Leonid Kuchma, the text of the document published on the official website of the office of the President.

Earlier, the former President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma stopped work in the contact group on conflict settlement in the Donbass. Wednesday Zelensky said that among the candidates for the post of head of the delegation of Kiev in the contact group on Donbass have Kravchuk and Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine, first Deputy head of the delegation Alexei Reznikov. On Thursday, Kravchuk agreed to lead the delegation.

Kravchuk to lead a delegation to Kiev in the contact group on Donbass

The ex-President of Ukraine Leonid Kravchuk agreed to lead a delegation to Kiev on the negotiations of the contact group on settling the situation in Donbas.

"I decided: if I can, and I want to do something to speed up the peace in the Donbass — I'm going to do it until his last breath, that's why I agreed", — quotes the TV channel "Ukraine 24" the words of the policy.

In Kiev there was a skirmish between the radicals and the employees of the TV channel "KRT"

Ukrainian radicals staged clashes with journalists of TV channel "KRT" near the building of the National Council for television and radio broadcasting in Kyiv, informs on Thursday the Internet-the edition "Strenia".

Earlier, a media rights activist and journalist Dmitry Vasilets said that on TV channel "KRT" sent a fifth unscheduled inspection and channel threatens the revocation of the license. On Thursday, the employees of the TV channel came out to protest near the building of the national Council on TV in Kiev, where the regulator at the meeting considering the question of cancellation of the license of the broadcaster.

Minsk and Kiev will strengthen pohranieni to prevent destabilization

Minsk has agreed with Kiev about the active cooperation between the border agencies and strengthen ohrannika to prevent destabilization in the background of the election campaign in Belarus, said on Thursday the press service of the Belarusian foreign Ministry.

Previously the foreign Ministry of Belarus ended successive meetings with the heads of diplomatic missions of Russia and Ukraine on the issue of more than 30 detainees in Belarus Russians. The meeting was attended by the Russian Ambassador in Belarus Dmitry Mezentsev and the Minister-Counsellor, acting head of the Embassy of Ukraine to Belarus Piotr Wroblewski.

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