Week in numbers
After nine days without food and water, one of the two children left unattended by own mother died in a Kyiv apartment; 13 regions of Ukraine held their first local elections of territorial communities; 3.8 million people in Ukraine are in need of humanitarian aid as a result of the Donbas conflict.
After nine days without food and water, one of the two small children left unattended by their 20-year-old mother died in a Kyiv apartment. The deceased boy was one year old and his sister, who survived, was two. According to the National Police, the doctors are still struggling for her life.
Ninth place in a global list of the largest arms exporters in 2011-2015 is taken by Ukraine, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) report.
13 states, with Russia among them, opposed the resolution of the UN General Assembly on the situation in Syria, which demands to cease immediately all attacks on civilians and civilian objects from the country, according to the UN News Center. The resolution was supported by 122 states.
30% of Ukrainians are ready in exchange for their own welfare to cede to the state part of their rights and civil liberties, according to the results of the national survey Human Rights in Ukraine.
38 people were killed and over 160 were injured in a suicide attack in Istanbul, outside the Vodafone Arena football stadium, foreign media reported. Ukraine’s foreign ministry reports that no Ukrainians were hurt in the accident.
41 combined territorial communities in 13 regions of Ukraine held their first local elections of territorial communities, according to the Civil Network OPORA.
228 people, whose liberation was demanded by the representatives of "DPR" and "LPR" in Minsk negotiations, could be exchanged for 42 Ukrainians, who are in captivity in the occupied territories of Donbas, said Ukraine’s humanitarian envoy in Minsk Iryna Gerashchenko.
233 people's deputies of Ukraine supported the appeal to all democratic countries to recognize the Holodomor of 1932-1933 in in Ukraine the crime of genocide of the Ukrainian people.
1,072 Ukrainian women have been granted a title Heroine Mother after raising five and more children to the age of eight, created the right conditions for their education, physical, intellectual, and spiritual development of children, the press service of the Ukrainian president reported.
3.8 million people in Ukraine are in need of humanitarian aid as a result of the Donbas conflict, as noted in the UN Office in Ukraine.
$69.3 million in Swiss accounts related to ex-president of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych will be frozen for another year, until 2018, foreign media reported, citing the decision of the Swiss Government.