Ukrainian oligarch Dmitry Firtash - Austrian Justice: "We got the result that they wanted. Poroshenko became president, but Klitschko - the mayor. "
... In a gray suit, a tie bordeaux, with sleek gray beard and a relaxed smile Firtash posed as if he was not caught up with the press photographer at the Regional Court of Vienna, and in the bed of the Opera House.
Interest in the European and American press to the process proved to be big. The score went to dozens of TV cameras. Ukrainian media, in particular, the newspaper "Today" broadcast messages about what is happening in real time. Journalists caught the remark, which cast a break meeting the honorary president of the Ukrainian Football Federation, UEFA vice-president Grigory Surkis MP from the party "opposition bloc" Vadim Rabinovich: "All will be well, my intuition does not fail me!"
In the night from April 30 to May 1, throughout Central and Northern Europe, huge bonfires are lit in order to ward off witches, who, in giving, to fly at this time on the Sabbath. Volpurgieva night, made famous by the "Faust" by Goethe, is very popular today among young people in the West. Some are even inclined to believe that Spring and Labor Day fell on May Day is not accidental. For example, in Germany, he was officially allowed only after the Nazis came to power. Since the evil in our time enough, and media show their evil grin throughout the east of the country, after the storming of the regional administration the pro-Russian militants March 1 last year, in Kharkov, there was a unique phenomenon - a prayer maidan.
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Because of that a year ago, May 2, 2014 people died in the House of Trade Unions in Odessa? The answer to all external features is simple: because brainless angry mob. Only the scale of the tragedy, the political background and penchant for conspiracy prevented some believe it.
"Even those people who were in there - and I spoke to many - can not understand what happened. Some of the bodies that I have seen - as the man was sitting, and he died, as if it had frozen in that position. What was it? Until now, even the examination can not speak. Or does not want "- said the leader of the Communists in Odessa Maurice Ibrahim.
He is one of the activists Antimaydana, May 3, together with the police went into the building to the body count.
It is a typical question, one of the few that still asking all interested residents of Odessa.
Exclusive interview with the head of the Kharkiv Regional State Administration Igor Rainin agency "Interfax-Ukraine" .
Q: How are the preparations for the May holidays in the Kharkiv region? Is there a threat of sabotage, acts of terrorism in these days?
Answer: The holiday will take place to complete the program, reduce the number of events we do not. It planned 90 events only at the regional level. In addition, events will be held in all localities of the Kharkiv region.
According to the presidential decree, this year we will celebrate for the first time May 8 - Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation. Given the polarization of society, this is the right decision.
We believe that on 9 May need to go instead of the mass festivities to commemorate the people who took part in the hostilities, to honor the memory of those who died. Our ideological backbone - it veterans, volunteers, members of ATU living in Ukraine involved in the fighting in Afghanistan and other military conflicts.