Today Turchinov wants to introduce direct presidential rule in the Crimea
The urgent session of Verkhovna Rada is gathered due to the capture of buildings of the government and of the parliament of the Crimea. The order says that "in connection with activation of separatist elements in the Autonomous Republic of the Crimea, as well as in connection with the threat to territorial integrity of Ukraine and direct foreign intervention."
The agenda includes three questions: denunciation of the Constitution of the Crimea and introduction of emergency state there; dismissal of the Supreme Council of the Crimea for unconstitutional actions and the attempt of coup d’état; introduction of direct presidential rule in the Crimea.
The parliament also plans to adopt the appeal to the European Union, and the USA with the request to accelerate the entry of Ukraine into NATO and to assist in repelling the external aggression.
At the same time the acting head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov informs on his web page in Facebook that internal troops and the entire personnel of the police were alarmed to guard in Simferopol.