The police called the cause of death Moskovskoy
The head of the press service of the National police of Kiev region Nikolay Zhukovich reported that human rights activist and lawyer Irina Noskovskaya died as a result of inflicted multiple stab wounds. According to him, they were found on the neck and chin. Zhukovich noted that the possibility of rape can be excluded.
Saakashvili has lost a court suit to state migratory service
The district administrative court of Kiev refused satisfaction of the claim of the leader of «the Movement novih forces» of Mikhail Saakashvili to the State migration service (SMS). He asked to recognize illegal and unlawful the inactivity of the GMS concerning consideration of complaints and reports about refusal in registration of documents for solving the issue of recognition of refugee status or person in need of complementary protection. Protection of Saakashvili intends to appeal the decision.
Came to Ukraine Gabriel
To Kiev there has arrived the Minister for foreign Affairs of Germany, Sigmar Gabriel. He held talks with his Ukrainian counterpart Pavlo Klimkin, followed by their joint press conference. Gabriel said that the UN peacekeeping mission needs to be throughout the occupied territory of Donbass, and not only on the demarcation line. He expressed the hope that the foreign Ministers of the Normandy format can meet during the Munich conference on security, held from 16 to 18 February 2018.
Representatives of North Korea and South Korea talked on the phone
The head of the DPRK Kim Jong-UN has ordered the resumption of a hot line with South Korea. After that, the representatives of the two countries held a telephone conversation with a special communication line, which for the first time in almost two years was opened in the demilitarized zone on the border. The talks lasted about 20 minutes.
In Iran, the continuing protests
During the protests in Iran killed at least 23 people, hundreds of people were detained. Press Secretary of the White house Sarah Sanders described the situation as a revolt, and the President of the United States Donald trump has promised that the United States «in good time» would be more supportive of the protesters.
In the SBU confirmed the detention Negoda
The security service of Ukraine (SBU) confirmed the arrest in Moscow of a former member of ATO, Kiev Oleg Negoda. The Agency called it «another anti-Ukrainian provocation» of the Russian special services.
The police reported stab wounds on the body Mostovskoy, the claim Saakashvili to the state migratory service, rejected, came to Ukraine Gabriel. Most importantly for the day 04.01.2018