• Donetsk to hold Victory Day military parade on May 9th

    The leader of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic, Alexander Zakharchenko, said that this time more military equipment will take part in the parade.

    On Wednesday, RIA Novosti quoted Zakharchenko as saying that the parade on the Victory Day of the Great Patriotic War will be held in Donetsk and restored military vehicles from the 1940s will participate. "This will be the usual parade of our technology... We have restored several pieces of equipment that participated in the liberation of our …

  • Ukrainian activists want to erect a statue of Ronald Reagan in Kiev

    Ukrainians have requested that the Kiev City Council install a monument to the famous American anti-communist.

    Activists in Kiev want to establish a monument to former US President, Ronald Reagan. The petition appeared on the website of the Kyiv City Council and was authored by Zablotskyi Marian Bogdanovich. As of the 19th of April, the petition has garnered 34 signatures.

    The petitioners report that the majority of the monuments to Reagan were installed in 2011, and dedicated to the …

  • PACE: The 'hybrid annexation' of the Donbas has already occurred

    The Parliamentary Assembly on the Council of Europe (PACE) believes that it is impossible to talk about the conduct of elections in the Donbas during the escalation of the conflict

    PACE’s rapporteurs on the situation in Ukraine, Kristina Zelenkova and Marilouise Beck, reported that recent escalations of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine have made it impossible to even  talk about holding the elections in the Donbas. They made the statement during session of the political and legal committees of …

  • Polish Defense Minister: Russia is 'preparing aggression' against NATO

    The Polish Defense Minister, Anthoni Macierewicz, believes that the incidents in the Baltic Sea indicate that Russia is preparing for aggressive actions. "All actions by Russia show a systematic preparation for further aggressive actions," the Polish Defense Minister, Anthoni Macierewicz, said in an interview with the Polish newspaper Rzeczpospolita. The Defense Minister stressed that "the time has come to speak about it openly."

    The head of the Defense Ministry of Poland commented on the …

  • Herashchenko: 648 people are still missing in Ukraine; Red Cross should be allowed to search for them

    During a meeting with the Deputy Chairperson of the Foreign Affairs Committee at the Polish Sejm, Małgorzata Gosiewska, the First Deputy Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada, Iryna Herashchenko, stressed that 648 people are still missing in eastern Ukraine, as the search continues.

    "Our task is to look for these people. The Red Cross should be allowed to conduct search operations in the occupied territories," the press service of the Verkhovna Rada quoted Heraschenko.

    According to her, "it's …