Merkel urged Putin to exert pressure on the Republic of South Eastern Ukraine

German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Russian President Vladimir Putin put pressure on the self-proclaimed DNI and LC referring to the official representative of the German government Steffen Seibert The two leaders held a telephone conversation during which also raised issues of constitutional reform in Ukraine and the organization of local elections in Donbass agreed with the representatives of Donetsk and Lugansk zakonodatelstvusoobschaet Kremlin Agreed to continue active joint work within the framework of the so-called format including the Norman in the coming days a meeting of Foreign Ministers – said in a statement

Turkey put up for sale more than a thousand hotels

In Turkey, hoteliers put up for sale about 1,3 thousands of hotels on the coast of the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean because of the deteriorating security situation in the country and the crisis in relations with Russia. This RIA Novosti reports referring to the newspaper Zaman. The aggregate value of these hotels is estimated at about 30 billion Turkish lira (10 billion dollars), their capacity – 153 thousand people. Most hotels put up for sale in Antalya, most focused on the Russian market.