US visa changes to affect mainly Russian independent travelers, says authorityBusiness & Economy August 21, 21:07
CAS upholds life ban for ex-president of Russian athleticsSport August 21, 20:03
Police confirms man shot dead in Subirats was Barcelona attack perpetratorWorld August 21, 19:50
Premiere for historical drama Matilda rescheduled for late OctoberSociety & Culture August 21, 19:45
Fire in Russia’s Rostov-on-Don fully containedWorld August 21, 19:37
Russia wins two golds on second day of 2017 Universiade in TaipeiSport August 21, 19:29
Washington’s new strategy in Afghanistan aimed against China, expert saysWorld August 21, 18:43
Russia settles last part of Soviet debtBusiness & Economy August 21, 18:37
Man wearing suicide belt shot dead near BarcelonaWorld August 21, 18:29
KIEV, November 5. /TASS/. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said on Wednesday Kiev was suspending payments of social benefits for people in the eastern Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
Yatsenyuk told a cabinet meeting those territories which he claimed were controlled by terrorists needed subsidies worth 19.6 billion hryvnia ($1.51 billion) for the Donetsk region and 14.6 billion hryvnia ($1.12 billion) for the Luhansk region.
Kiev would continue to supply gas and electricity to the regions, but “so long as the territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions are controlled by "imposters", the central budget will not send funding there,” Yatsenyuk said.