The President has signed the decree on entering into force the decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine of January 25 "On Emergency Measures of Countering Russian Threat and Manifestations of Terrorism Supported by the Russian Federation."
This has been reported by the press service of the Head of State.
According to the NSDC decision, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine is instructed to immediately take measures on the provision of aid to the people affected by terrorist attacks in Donetsk and Luhansk regions, first of all to civilians of Mariupol.
The Government is instructed to elaborate a series of draft laws, particularly, on the improvement of composition, functions and powers of the Anti-Terrorist Center under the Security Service of Ukraine and the establishment of criminal responsibility for crimes against humanity.
In addition, the Government and local state administrations must determine and ensure the establishment of places for temporary deployment of people evacuated from certain territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions within two weeks.