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Geoffrey R. Pyatt is in Transcarpathia

Geoffrey R. Pyatt is in Transcarpathia

21 July 2015 18:18  141103649 0104674
Today, July 21, in Uzhgorod, the US Ambassador to Ukraine expressed the official position of his country regarding the events involving the "Right Sector" in Transcarpathia. After the meeting with the head of the region Hennadiy Moskal, Geoffrey R. Pyatt, in particular, said:

- I really appreciate what Hennadiy Moskal told me about the recent events involving the so-called "Right Sector." What to do these groups now is entirely in the hands of the Ukrainian government and Ukrainian law enforcement authorities. But I want to note that we, the United States, strongly support the position expressed by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, the Interior Minister Arsen Avakov and the head of the region Hennadiy Moskal, that the use of force, use of weapons is the exclusive prerogative of the Ukrainian government and the Ukrainian government security forces. This is a generally accepted democratic standard...

At the meeting, they also discussed the developments in Eastern Ukraine and investment opportunities in Transcarpathian region. According to Hennadiy Moskal, not a single major investment project has been implemented in the region since 2005.

- I asked Mr. Ambassador to help with the US investments, and I guarantee for my part that the investor will not spend a single cent on the corruption component - Hennadiy Moskal said.

Mukachevo border guards detained an illegal migrant from Kyrgyzstan

Mukachevo border guards detained an illegal migrant from Kyrgyzstan

21 July 2015 17:49  61103650 0104675
Today, officers of the mobile frontier "Mukachevo" of the Mukachevo border detachment, together with representatives of the SAI in Transcarpathian region, at the stationary traffic police post in the village of Nyzhni Vorota (highway Kyiv-Chop, Transcarpathian region Volovets district) found in a car "Hyundai Tucson" a citizen of Kyrgyzstan without a passport.

The said citizen of Kyrgyzstan was detained and fined, currently filtration measures are being held.

Recall that officers of the Mukachevo border guard detachment, in close cooperation with units of the MIA, SSU, SFS, border guard agencies of Hungary and Romania, are carrying out the activities of the joint operation "Frontier-2015".

The operation is aimed at identifying channels of illegal migrant smuggling, the likely routes of their movement, combating smuggling activities at the state border of Ukraine, exposing and compromising the existing channels of illegal activities in the region.

Transcarpathians received state awards

Transcarpathians received state awards

21 July 2015 16:43  43103639 0104664
By the Decree of the President of Ukraine of June 27, 2015 №367 / 2015, a number of Transcarpathians have received awards for personal contribution to nation building, socio-economic, scientific-technical, cultural and educational development of Ukraine, significant achievements and professionalism.

The honorary title "Honored Worker of Culture of Ukraine" was awarded to Khust art school teacher Iryna Hnepa, the title "Honored Worker of Education of Ukraine" - to the director of Mizhhirya professional lyceum Vasyl Marynets, the title "Honored Worker of Transport of Ukraine" - to the chief mechanic of the subsidiary "Transcarpathian Oblavtodor" of the "State Joint Stock Company "Motor Roads of Ukraine" Volodymyr Chernyetsov. The investigator of the Prosecutor's Office in Transcarpathian region Volodymyr Kampov became the Honored Lawyer of Ukraine .

Sinoptik: Weather in Uzhgorod and Transcarpathian region on Wednesday, July 22

Sinoptik: Weather in Uzhgorod and Transcarpathian region on Wednesday, July 22

21 July 2015 15:53  54103638 0104663
On Wednesday, in Transcarpathian region, sunny weather is predicted. In Uzhgorod, Beregovo, Mukachevo, Rakhiv, Svalyava, Mizhhirya, Vynogradiv, Khust rain is not expected. The temperature at night will drop to +14 ... +20 degrees, during the day thermometer will show +26 ... +35. South, southeast and southwest wind of 1-4 m / s. In the second half of the week, partly cloudy weather, in some places rain and storm is expected.

Three heads of departments intend to resign from the RSA

Three heads of departments intend to resign from the RSA

21 July 2015 14:46  565103637 0104662
The Director of the Department of Economic Development and Trade Mykhailo Kivkovych and the Director of Housing, Construction and Infrastructure Department of the Regional State Administration Vasyl Pryhara have already written letters for resignation.

Uzhgorod.in learned that from the sources at the RSA. Pryhara was appointed in October last year, Kivkovych - in November. The head of the Department of Health Care Vasyl Skryp also plans to resign.

Most likely, Mykhailo Motylchak and - the Director of the Education Department - will lose his position too. As rumored in the corridors of the RSA, the new manager Moskal told some heads of departments that they have one week.

So soon we will see if he puts back on vacated positions "pre-revolution" managers (it is rumored that in the forest department, they want to appoint shadow schemes author Murga or his other colleagues with similar past).

A man killed his son-in-law with an ax. The court sentenced him to 5 years in prison

A man killed his son-in-law with an ax. The court sentenced him to 5 years in prison

21 July 2015 14:41  57103633 0104658
Irshava district court found the man guilty of committing a crime under Part 2 of Art.121 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (grievous bodily harm), and under Art. 69 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine sentenced him to imprisonment for 5 years.

Irshava district prosecutor's office supported the state prosecution in this criminal proceeding. They proved in court that, during an argument with his son-in-law, the Transcarpathian on the grounds of personal hostile relations, intentionally inflicted the latter two blows to the head with an ax. The victim soon died from the injuries.

The judgment became final.

The City Council wants to cancel Ratushniak's land decisions (document)

The City Council wants to cancel Ratushniak's land decisions (document)

21 July 2015 14:21  372103635 1104659
The issue "On the abolition of the City Council decisions and the termination of the lease agreement" is submitted for the next plenary session of the City Council of Uzhgorod.

It concerns the misuse of the land near Mozhaysky-General Svoboda-8 Bereznya streets (General Svoboda st. without number).

By the draft decision, it is proposed to cancel the decision of 2008 on the allocation of this land plot. Also the lease agreement for paid use of the land in area of ​​1700 square meters at General Svoboda street without number will be terminated.

Heat: the rules of survival

Heat: the rules of survival

21 July 2015 13:36  12742984 043705
According to the Ukrainian National Weather Service forecast, until August 16, the high temperature will be dominating throughout Ukraine, the thermometer will reach +37 ° C. Significant changes in weather conditions are expected on August 17.

Uzhgorod city council will meet on July 31

Uzhgorod city council will meet on July 31

21 July 2015 13:25  36103631 0104656
Uzhgorod deputies will meet again on July 31.

"Mayor Victor Pogorelov signed the order for the continuation of the fourth plenary meeting of the regular XXVII session of Uzhgorod city council of the VI convocation. The meeting will be held on July 31, at 10 am, in the Great Hall of the City Executive Committee," - the statement of the City Council reads.

The limits on the use of plant resources in Transcarpathia will be increased

The limits on the use of plant resources in Transcarpathia will be increased

21 July 2015 13:06  110103629 1104654
The head of the Transcarpathian Regional State Administration Hennadiy Moskal approved the limits for the special use of natural resources of local importance in 2015.

In particular, this year, residents of the region will be allowed to harvest 1826.8 tons of blueberries and 4.57 tons of cranberries. This is ten times more than was allowed to gather last year. The highest limit is set for Volovets district - 427.2 tons of blueberries and 1.07 tons of cranberries.

Serhiy Raschupkin brought "gold" from Slovakia (PHOTOS)

Serhiy Raschupkin brought "gold" from Slovakia (PHOTOS)

21 July 2015 12:54  87103628 0104638
On July 19, the traditional twentieth athletic competition "Bančanská desiatka" took place in the Slovak town of Bansko, not far from Vranov-nad-Toplou.

In extreme heat (the thermometer approached +40 o), Serhiy Raschupkin from Mukachevo won the main race with almost 200-meter climb. Serhiy finished, ten-kilometer-long track in 34 minutes and 48 seconds. Konrad Mateusz Dzyedzits and Edmund Kramarts from Poland ranked second and third, losing our countryman nearly two minutes.

In children's categories, Katerina and Vladislav Tsepurdeys from Mukachevo took third and fourth places in the competition among peers.

The father of the "Right Sector" battalion commander will give a press conference

The father of the "Right Sector" battalion commander will give a press conference

21 July 2015 12:21  109103611 0104636
Today, July 21, at 14.00, in Uzhgorod Press Club, there will be a press conference of Vasyl Stojka - the father of the commander of the 1st Battalion of the "Right Sector" Roman Stojka, who, together with other members of the Right Sector, is supposedly hiding in the forests of Transcarpathia in Velyky Berezny district and is surrounded by special forces.

Vasyl Stojka will comment on the situation in Mukachevo on July 11 and after it and answer journalists' questions.

Transcarpathia: 200 cartons of cigarettes under a layer of ore were going abroad

Transcarpathia: 200 cartons of cigarettes under a layer of ore were going abroad

21 July 2015 11:29  41103608 0104633
Yesterday, at the international railway crossing point "Pavlove" of the Transcarpathian customs office on the Ukrainian-Slovak border, during the customs control of a train transporting sintering iron ore, in one of the 46 freight cars, customs officers found 200 cartons of cigarettes.

The tobacco products were hidden at the depth of 0.7 m in one of the cars. The found foreign cigarettes "JIN LING" had no Ukrainian excise stamps. They were packaged in cardboard boxes and black plastic bags, 50 cartons in each. The total cost of the tobacco products is 20,000 UAH.

In the absence of the owner of the hidden goods and persons involved in their illicit transportation across the border, inspectors of the Transcarpathian customs office made an appropriate report and seized the cigarettes.

The train, en route from Ukraine to Slovakia, went on.

The library is looking for potentioal prize winners! (Announcement)

The library is looking for potentioal prize winners! (Announcement)

21 July 2015 11:14  60103607 0104632
On July 22, the campaign "Library-chip", organized by the "Window to America" department of the Transcarpathian Regional Universal Scientific Library starts in the city of Uzhgorod. Under the campaign condition library-chips will be exchanged for gifts.



Although the English club of the library is currently on vacation, the "Window to America" ​​continues to work and invites you to spend your summer with benefit!

"If you are going on vacation and you need an interesting book to take on the road, or you have a lot of free time and do not know how to spend it, please visit our center and we will gladly help. To make our center more attractive to you, we are launching an interesting campaign, at the end of which you will have a chance to win great prizes. From July to September, you can collect chips and receive gifts from us. The most active participants of our campaign will receive more gifts." - the employees of the "Window to America" department inform.



Exclusive library chips can be obtained for reading books, attending language clubs at the library, watching movies, participation in BookCrossing, using technical facilities of the department, attending events organized by the library, as well as for organization of your own club on a voluntary basis. In addition, there are special incencitives for those who will bring a friend (new user) to the library.

Will Uzhgorod economic lyceum by yellow and orange? (Photofact)

Will Uzhgorod economic lyceum by yellow and orange? (Photofact)

21 July 2015 10:50  572103604 3104626
Uzhgorod economic lyceum (secondary school №9) has been being restored for several months. Now the exterior facade causes mixed reactions of passersby.

The thing is that the facade is being painted in yellow and orange colors.

It is unknown what the overall appearance of the building will be and whether the modern lyceum located on S.Petofi square will spoil the historical past of the building.