The President has signed a Decree on putting in operation the decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine of January 25, 2015 "On Emergency Measures of Countering Russian Threat and Manifestations of Terrorism Supported by the Russian Federation".
Under 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 was 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.
The Government with participation of the National Council of Ukraine on Television and Radio Broadcasting is instructed to take urgent measures on termination of Russian informational aggression carried out by foreign and national media.
Also, 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.
The Security Service of Ukraine is instructed to intensify informational and explanatory work to neutralize dangerous influence of Russia on socio-political situation in Ukraine and its certain regions; organize timely and comprehensive informing of the people in Dnipropetrovsk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhya, Luhansk, Mykolaiv, Odesa, Kharkiv, Kherson regions and the city of Kyiv about the order of actions in conditions of terrorist attack threat, particularly, through the creation of respective websites and social media pages with local executive government within two weeks.
The Ministry of the Interior must immediately increase control over the compliance with the order of registration of the place of living and the place of residence of Ukrainian citizens, foreigners and stateless persons.
State Fiscal Service together with the State Service of Financial Monitoring was instructed to immediately take efficient measures to identify and eliminate terrorist financing channels.
Heads of Donetsk and Luhansk Regional State Administrations are instructed to immediately take complex measures to ensure the functioning of critical infrastructure of inhabited localities situated in the controlled territories; and measures to enhance the personnel provision of regional state administrations.
The NSDC has also offered the Prosecutor General of Ukraine to take steps on the recognition of the so-called "DPR" and "LPR" as terrorist organizations.