Top stories of the morning: Prosecutor General of Ukraine opened a case on the militarization of children in ORDLO, in Hong Kong more than 100 flights were canceled due to mass protests, the British people supporting Brexit “at any cost”
The Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine informed the leadership of the so-called “military-patriotic movements” in the territory of the occupied regions of the Donetsk region “Spartans”, “Amazons” and “Young Guard” in a suspected criminal offence. Law enforcers have established that the leaders of these “movements” support the Russian neo-imperial doctrine “Russian World” and the idea of disconnecting the Donetsk region from Ukraine.
Hong Kong airport canceled more than 100 flights due to the protest actions with thousands of participants. Reportedly, August 12, a Chinese official stated that the protests “are gaining signs of terrorism.” Protesters regarded the statement as an opportunity for the Chinese authorities to use the armed forces. The airport administration asked passengers to leave the terminals of one of the largest airports in Asia as soon as possible.
According to a public opinion poll, the majority of the British people believe that Prime Minister Boris Johnson should withdraw the country from the European Union “at any cost”, even if it provides for the suspension of parliament. 54% supported a decisive exit from the EU at any cost, and 46% do not agree with this statement. A total of 1,645 respondents were interviewed. Also adviser to the President of the United States on national security John Bolton said that the United States will support a tough Brexit, that is, Britain’s exit from the European Union without an agreement with Brussels, if the government in London thus decides.
The Solomensky district court of Kyiv allowed release from detention on bail of 1 million 900 thousand UAH to another suspect in the Rotterdam + case, the former head of the National Commission implementing state regulation in the fields of energy and communal services NKREKU department Taras Revenko, provided that the amount is paid within 5 days. It is reported that prosecutors requested an arrest of 60 days or a bail of UAH 5 million. The court did not satisfy the demands of the prosecutor’s office for a 60-day arrest, but ordered Revenko not to leave Kyiv without the permission of the investigation until October 10 and not disclose the circumstances of the criminal proceedings to the NKREKU employees.
“Then the final formula will be modelled [for exchange of prisoners – Ed.]. However, as long as the verification of the majority of the exchange participants has not been carried out, it can be assumed that will be possible to exchange a little more than 200 people in total,” the message says.