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The former commander of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), Igor Bezler, known as “Bes,” returned to the uncontrolled part of Donbas, as shown in a photo he posted on VKontakte social network.
The Novosti Donbasa (News of Donbas) news outlet reported that the photo was posted on the page of Bezler’s wife Angelika. Bezler himself also posts on her account. In one of the photos, Bezler is standing next to a sign that says “Debaltseve.” The other photos show the Gorlovsky Machine Building Plant. …
If the UN mission is deployed in the Donbas without consent of the DPR authorities, the DPR military will have to open fire on the UN peacekeepers , said the head of Donetsk People’s Republic, Alexander Zakharchenko.
“The UN mission will not enter here without the consent of the DPR. Otherwise… they will become targets. We will just have one more enemy. The more enemies we have, the easier it is to shoot; no need to aim,” he stated.
During recent meetings in the Normandy format, consensus …
The head of the DPR, Aleksandr Zakharchenko, is ready to enter into negotiations with Ukraine, but only after the elections. He made this statement during a “Direct Line” with residents of the territories of the Donetsk region that are not controlled by the Ukrainian authorities, reported dnr-online news outlet.
“Despite the rhetoric of our opponents and allies that negotiations with Kyiv are impossible, even if tomorrow Poroshenko, Turchinov and others are gone, even if Ukraine as a state …
On May 18, Krasnoarmiisky City District Court of the Donetsk region released a man charged with unleashing and waging aggressive war, involvement in a separatist organization, violating the procedure of entry into and exit from the temporarily annexed territory, illegal handling of weapons and infringement of territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine.
The Court’s ruling was published on May 24 in the Single Registry of the Court’s Decisions.
The prosecutor sought an extension of …
Russian President Vladimir Putin stated that he does not intend to abandon continued assistance to the DPR and LPR separatist republics, which control part of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine.
He said this during a "direct line" with Russian citizens while answering a question by writer Zakhar Prilepin, who participated in the war against Ukraine on the side of the militants.
Prilepin asked Putin his opinion about whether Ukraine will take advantage of the 2018 World Cup in order to …
The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) reported through its press center that SBU officers involved in the Joint Forces Operation detained a militant in the Donetsk region who belongs to the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) .
Law enforcement officers discovered that in 2014, a resident of Mariupol joined illegal armed groups, where he served as a spy. As a member of the separatists’ “mortar squad,” the perpetrator participated in the shelling of Marinka and Krasnohorivka, and counteracted anti- …
The newspaper Kommersant reported that Russia will appoint a new representative in charge of the so-called to the Donetsk Luhansk People’s Republics, to replace Vladislav Surkov.
According to the newspaper, government reshuffle in the Kremlin will affect advisers and assistants to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Surkov is Putin’s aide in matters related to the Commonwealth of Independent States, South Ossetia, Abkhazia and Ukraine.
Mikhail Babich, whose appointment as Russia’s ambassador …
The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) initiated criminal proceedings against several Ukrainian media outlets for broadcasting the Victory Day parade in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR), reported the Deputy Chairman of the People's Front faction in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Victoria Syumar.
Victoria Syumar earlier sent a request to SBU about the matter.
The response of the security services, which MP posted on her page in Facebook, said that a criminal case was opened …
Russian border guards are placing barbed-wire barriers and digging anti-tank ditches on the border with the so-called Luhansk and Donetsk People’s Republics (LPR and DPR), Alexander Belokobylsky wrote in an article for Radio Liberty.
There is evidence for this in stories on YouTube and in satellite images from Google. Russia’s border construction process can also be monitored using information from the country’s state purchases website.
The official explanation is the fight against smuggling. …
The conflict in the Donbas has recently moved into an active phase - a "hot war" - and responsibility, as well as the keys to the end of the conflict, lies with Russia.
US State Department Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker noted this from London during a telephone press briefing to international journalists, writes Krym.Realii.
"This is still a very hot war. This past week we had virtually a record number of ceasefire violations. OSCE calculated over 7,000 for the week. That is …