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At least 400,000 residents of the territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, which are not under Kyiv’s control, have received Russian passports, said Ukrainian Minister for Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories Olekii Reznikov in an interview with Ukrayinska Pravda.
"The statistics are constantly changing, the Russians say one thing, we check, find another. But there are at least 400,000, it is true," Reznikov said.
Back in December, he said that there are 300,000 Ukrainians …
Russia will stand up for the residents of the Donbas if it is forced to do so, said Dmitry Kozak, the deputy head of the Russian presidential administration.
The decision, he said, will be made "depending on the scale of the conflict."
Kozak said that Russia intends to protect Russian citizens in the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics, where the Kremlin issues Russian passports en masse.
Back in 2017, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on granting Russian …
Russian military snipers use the Donbas as a testing ground for Russia’s latest sniper weapons, reported Radio Liberty with reference to the Ukrainian General Military Intelligence Directorate.
According to Ukrainian intelligence, Russian military snipers have been fighting in the Donbas since 2016. These sniper units are usually accompanied by instructors from Russia.
According to the representative of the Ukraine’s Military Intelligence Directorate, Vadim Skibitsky, about 50 snipers of …
The Ukrainian government has approved changes to the Integrated Border Management Strategy until 2025. The document includes a clause on the restoration of control over the border between Russia and the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republics. The relevant decision was made at the meeting of the Ukrainian Government, Ukrinform reports.
According to the government's order to amend the strategy, Ukraine should be ready to protect this section of the border once it regains control …
About 660,000 residents of the uncontrolled Donbas territories receive Ukrainian pensions, Ukrainian Social Policy Minister Marina Lazebnaya said in an interview with Radio Liberty.
"I believe that those who have earned their pension in Ukraine should receive it. And to do this, we need to simplify or provide conditions and opportunities for them. Therefore, today, for example, such service centers will be opened at the two entry points in Shchastia and Zolote. We know that employees of the …
The Ukrainian government wants to regain control of the Donbas, and in these conditions, it would be easier for the military if they received an order to attack, said Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces Ruslan Khomchak in an interview with Obozrevatel.
Khomchak believes, there is currently a question whether Ukrainian society is ready for active actions of its army in the Donbas.
"In 2014, mobilization was a dissonance for an ordinary Ukrainian. Everyone was screaming that they …
Russia continues to block the exchange of detained persons, demanding that Ukraine adopt the "peace plan" proposed by representatives of the so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics, announced the representative of the Ukrainian delegation in the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) Serhiy Garmash on air of the channel "Ukraine 24".
"We have submitted four lists. there are more than 200 people, 11 of them are in serious physical condition. Russia has never filed any lists in the six months …
The Kremlin considers it impractical to contemplate about under what conditions Russia can recognize the independence of the self-proclaimed Donetsk (DPR) and Luhansk (LPR) People’s Republics, said the press secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov, TASS reports.
"We consider such musings impractical," Peskov said, adding that "Kyiv's delay in fulfilling the terms of the Minsk agreements will only further complicate the situation in terms of these two self-proclaimed "republics." …
"Ex-Defense Minister" of the unrecognized Donetsk People’s Republic Colonel Igor Strelkov (Girkin) believes that the Ukrainian Armed Forces are now fully capable to retake control of the Donbas by force.
"If Ukraine launches an offensive, the entire existence of DPR and DPR will depend only on one thing: whether the Russian Armed Forces will come to their rescue," Strelkov said in an interview with the Russian TV channel Roy TV. According to him, not only Russia’s help but also the time of …
At midnight on October 30, pro-Russian troops twice opened fire on Ukrainian positions near the village of Vodyane in the Donbas.
The militants used various types of grenade launchers and small arms, the press center of the Ukrainian Joint Forces Operation reports.
As a result of the attack, two Ukrainian servicemen were injured and succumbed to their wounds. The Joint Forces Operation Command offered its condolences to the families of the victims.
According to Ukrainian military command, …