Tymchuk: Extremism threat in 8 Ukrainian regions
11:30, — Europa
The Donestk region has the highest extremism threat – 8 out of 10 points.
The Luhansk region is the second with 6 points, followed by the Kharkiv and Odessa regions with 5 points each, head of the Centre of Military and Political Research Dmitry Tymchuk writes on Facebook.
According to the Information Resistance Group, the separatists are active in the Donetsk, Luhansk and Kharkiv regions, but their activity inthe Odessa region is lower. The activity of the separatists in the Mykolayiv, Kherson and Zaporizhya regions is low. The extremism threat in the regions is 3 points. The level of pro-Russian moods in the Dnipropetrovsk region is 1 point.
As of April 23, some administration buildings remained under control of the separatists in the Donetsk and Luhansk region, liga.net reports.
Interim president of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov ordered the law-enforcement bodies to resume the anti-terror operation in the country's east.
Turchynov said at a meeting with US Vice President Joe Biden that Russia was demonstratively not going to implement the Geneva agreement. Victoria Nuland, the US Assistant Secretary of State, said Moscow did not implement the Geneva deal. The US government says a decision on additional sanctions against Russia can be made “in a matter of days” if Moscow doesn't take steps to implement the agreements reached Geneva last week.