The procedure by which persons liable for military service, reservists and conscripts had to obtain permission from the military registration and enlistment offices to leave the areas of residence was abolished; Perild.com highlights the main events of yesterday.
The procedure for permits from military registration and enlistment offices has been canceled
The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine has canceled the procedure for obtaining military permits for movement between regions of Ukraine. This document is being revised. The General Staff emphasized that the document initially concerned exclusively the internal work of the TCC and the Joint Venture and did not create obligations, restrictions on the rights and freedoms of Ukrainian citizens. Despite this, his appearance on the network led to numerous manipulations.
Before that, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky ordered to lift the ban on the movement of persons liable for military service without permits. He drew attention to the fact that the Ministry of Defense is the subject of the formation of state policy in this matter, and the government can restrict the constitutional rights of citizens during martial law by its acts.
In Lugano, Ukraine reached agreements worth about $1.9 billion
During an international conference in Lugano (Switzerland), the partners decided to allocate 1.9 billion US dollars to Ukraine. This is the total amount that the Ukrainian side will receive from a number of states. The entire amount will be divided and directed to different directions. Of these, $500 million will be allocated to prepare for the heating season and almost $250 million to develop digital transformation projects in the country.
Boris Johnson says he won’t retire
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he is not going to resign amid mass layoffs of ministers. said his resignation would trigger an early election in which the Conservatives could lose. At the same time, the prime minister added that “the summer, which could have been focused on economic growth, will pass in the struggle for leadership” in the event of his departure.
It is worth noting that there is dissatisfaction with Johnson in the British government. Almost 40 officials have already resigned and refused to work with the current prime minister. In particular, Minister for Schools Robin Walker, Minister for Children and Families Will Quince, Minister of Justice Victoria Atkins and Minister for Agro-Innovation and Climate Change Adaptation Joe Churchill announced their resignations. The Solicitor General (Deputy Attorney General) Alex Chuck and other officials left the government the day before. Bim Afolami also resigned from the post of deputy chairman of the Conservative Party.
The layoffs began when it became known that the deputy chief organizer of the ruling Conservative Party in the House of Commons, Chris Pincher, staged a drunken brawl and molested two men. He did not deny this and resigned. At the same time, it turned out that Johnson, when appointing Pincher, knew that he had previously been suspected of harassment. The prime minister apologized to voters.
Scholz promised security guarantees for Ukraine
Berlin is ready to provide Ukraine with “security guarantees” against the backdrop of Russian aggression. Scholz specified that the procedure for providing such guarantees is currently being discussed within the G7 (which, in addition to Germany, includes the US, Canada, Japan, France, Italy and the UK).
Intelligence called the next goal of the Russian army
The troops of the Russian Federation, after the capture of Lisichansk, transferred their main forces to Slavyansk. The battle for the city may become the next key battle for the Donbass. According to intelligence, the Russian Federation continues to strengthen its control over Lisichansk and the Lugansk region. To the north, she transferred to the Izyum direction most of the remaining units of the Eastern and Western groups of forces.
Almost the entire territory of the Lugansk region is captured by Russian troops
Fighting is still going on in two settlements of the Lugansk region. This was announced by the head of the regional military administration Sergei Gaidai. He stressed that the Russian army is constantly shelling and leaving a lot of people and military equipment to complete the occupation of the Luhansk region.
PrivatBank increased the cost of the dollar and the euro on card transactions
The Bank has increased the exchange rate of the dollar and euro on card transactions since July 6. The value of the dollar rose from 32.79 to 35.46 hryvnia, and the euro – from 33.67 to 36.63 hryvnia. First of all, we are talking about card conversion rates: cash withdrawals and transfers in hryvnia in Ukraine from currency cards, as well as all types of transactions abroad in foreign currency using hryvnia cards.
Increased budget funding
Since the beginning of the war, the amount of financing of the state budget by international partners has amounted to UAH 322.5 billion. In the last two weeks alone, the amount of funding increased by 46% or UAH 101.8 billion. Thus, international grants and loans have become the main source of filling the state budget.
The mayor of Mariupol announced the necessary costs for the restoration of the city
The restoration of Mariupol may take 7-10 years and cost over $14 billion. According to the mayor, the Russian invaders destroyed 1,356 multi-storey buildings in the city and 40% of private houses were bombed. A significant part of these dwellings is not subject to reconstruction.
At this time, the people who remained in the city are in an extremely difficult situation. The city council reports that children in Mariupol captured by Russian troops do not have enough food.
In Mariupol, the occupiers resort to blackmail to ensure attendance at the pseudo-referendum and get at their disposal as much personal data as possible of the city’s residents. At the same time, the invaders are interested in the personal data of not only those who remained in the city, but also the evacuated residents of Mariupol. Otherwise, they threaten not to repair the damage and not provide housing to replace the destroyed one.
Russia shells new areas of Kharkov
In Kharkiv, the Novobavarsky and Slavyansky districts, which had not previously been fired upon, fell under the blow of the Russian troops. Several buildings were destroyed. These are administrative and commercial buildings that have nothing to do with military infrastructure. In turn, the mayor of the city, Igor Terekhov, noted that the geography of the shelling is unpredictable.
Ukraine prepares for new wave of coronavirus cases
The Ministry of Health of Ukraine is potentially preparing for a new wave of growth in the number of cases of COVID-19. In particular, 1018 cases were recorded last week, and 943 the week before last. At the same time, the Ministry of Health assured that the country has drugs for treatment, there are personal protective equipment.
Reconstruction of obsolete housing stock planned in Kyiv
In the capital, they plan to reconstruct quarters (neighborhoods) of outdated housing stock. The city council believes that a number of houses in the city need to be reconstructed due to depreciation of engineering networks, unsuitability for people with limited mobility, low energy efficiency, non-compliance with insulation standards and inefficient use of territories.