The President of Moldova, Igor Dodon, in a public address to the people stated the need for early elections and a speedy transition to a presidential form of government.

According to the statement the servicewoman Amines AquaWay fighters of the Chechen battalion named after Dzhokhar Dudaev do not participate in actions under the Verkhovna Rada.

Press Secretary of the President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma Daria olifer released information about today's talks in Minsk on Donbas, where the Ukrainian side stated that the Russian mercenaries spezielle spoil the property of the OSCE.

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko refused to meet with MPs Mustafa Nayem, and Svitlana Zalishchuk, Serhiy Leshchenko, Yuri Levchenko and Yuriy Derevyanko, representatives of the campaign Most political reform.

October 18, the investigators of the National anticorruption Bureau of Ukraine under the procedural guidance of the prosecutors of the Specialised anti-corruption prosecutors announced on suspicion of embezzling about 1 million UAH and forgery former head of the state enterprise "Concern of radio broadcasting, radio communication and television" (hereinafter - the concern), the ex-head of sector of the same GP, and also the head of a private enterprise involved in the crime.

The President of Romania Klaus Iohannis in a telephone conversation with President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday, October 18, said that he will visit Ukraine at the invitation of his colleagues only after the "elimination of problems" arising from the norms of the Ukrainian educational law on education in minority languages.

The preliminary cost of the construction of the Kiev metro line in the direction of Troyeshchyna is $ 2 billion, 85% of which will be provided by the investor. The project envisages construction of 13 stations.

The office for migration of the MIA of Russia in the Rostov region has extended the right to temporary asylum to ex-President Viktor Yanukovych until 26 October 2018.

The military Prosecutor of the Donetsk garrison finished pre-judicial investigation in criminal proceedings in respect of a serviceman of law enforcement body, who is accused of the murder of a resident of the Town.

Petro Poroshenko will hold a meeting with people's deputies, which are included in the organizing Committee of the protest rally for political reforms in Ukraine.

The Russian company "Tekhnopromexport" filed a counter claim to Siemens for the contract to supply gas turbines to the occupied Crimea, accusing the German Corporation in the threat to the sovereignty of Russia.