Contents tagged with DPR

  • Ukrainian Intelligence: spokesman of DPR Defense Ministry has been detained by Russian security services

    The spokesman of the Defense Ministry of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), Eduard Basurin, has been detained by Russian military.

    Russian security services began reprisals against commanders in the occupied Donbas because of unsuccessful "special military operation". Eduard Basurin is one of such high-ranking military officials who has been detained, reported the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry.

    "After speaking with FSB officers, Eduard Basurin was …

  • Head of Donbas pseudo-republic wants to hold referendum on joining Russia

    A referendum on joining Russia may be held on the territory of the so-called Luhansk People's Republic (LPR) soon, said the head of the LPR Leonid Pasechnik, writes the Luhansk Information Center.

    "I think that soon a referendum will be held on the territory of the republic, in which the people will exercise their absolute constitutional right and express their opinion on joining the Russian Federation. For some reason, I am sure that this is exactly how it will be," Pasechnik said.

    He …

  • Donbas militants ask Putin for military assistance

    The leaders of the so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republic, Denis Pushilin and  Leonid Pasechnik, appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin with a request for military assistance.

    In the appeals dated February 22, Pushilin and Pasechnik complain about the "intensification of military aggression" by Ukraine, the "destruction of infrastructure" including schools and hospitals, and the death of civilians, including children.

    "The actions of the Kyiv regime show reluctance to stop the …

  • Russian Security Council asks Putin to give the West ‘one last chance’ before recognizing Donbas republics

    Russian politicians have called on President Vladimir Putin to "give the West one last chance" to force Kyiv to comply with the Minsk agreements.

    Secretary of the Russian Security Council Nikolai Patrushev urged Putin to tell his American counterpart Joe Biden that if the necessary measures are not taken, the recognition of the Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics will follow.

    "We need that you [Putin] tell Biden: "If the massacre does not stop in 2-3 days, then the only solution is the …

  • Pro-Russian militant leaders call on Putin to recognize Donbas republics

    The leaders of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics, Denis Pushilin and Leonid Pasecniks, asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to recognize the independence of pseudo-republics, reports RIA Novosti.

    Pushilin said that the Ukrainian authorities allegedly decided to resolve the conflict by force, so he asks Putin to consider concluding a cooperation agreement between Russia and Donetsk People’s Republic.

    Puhsiliyn also asked to include in the agreement between Russia and …

  • Head of pro-Russian militants announces general mobilization in Donbas

    The head of the unrecognized Donetsk People's Republic (DPR), Denis Pushilin, has signed a decree ordering general mobilization of the male population.

    "I call on all compatriots who are in the reserve to come to military conscription centers. Today, I have signed a decree on general mobilization. I appeal to all men of the republic who are able to hold weapons in their hands, to defend their families, their children, wives, mothers. Together, we will achieve the victory we all desire and need. …

  • Putin’s party: Russia should start supplying weapons to Donbas republics

    Russia should begin arms supplies to the unrecognized republics of the Donbas, said the First Deputy chairman of the Russian Federation Council, Secretary of the General Council of "United Russia" Party, Andrei Turchak.

    “Leading NATO countries pump Ukraine with lethal weapons in very large volumes, including missile systems, grenade launchers, small arms, mines, and ammunition,” Turchak said.

    According to him, career NATO military arrived in Ukraine to prepare Ukrainian servicemen "to conduct …

  • Kyiv: Russia sends more tanks into Donbas

    In Recent weeks Russia has been strengthening militants in the Donbas and is actively recruiting mercenaries who, after undergoing intensive training, are sent to the unrecognized Donetsk and Luhansk "people's republics" (DPR and LPR), said the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry.

    “Since the beginning of January, Russia has secretly delivered to DPR and LPR by rail and road transport more than 7,000 tons of fuel, several  tanks and units of self-propelled artillery, …

  • Russian court inadvertently proves presence of Russian troops in eastern Ukraine

    The Kirovsky District Court of Rostov-on-Don accidentally proved the presence of the Russian military in the east of Ukraine while delivering a verdict in the case of bribery for the food supplies to Russian military units stationed there.

    The court considered the case of a certain V.N. Zabaluyev, who worked in one of the local companies as a deputy regional manager for military nutrition. He was found guilty of giving bribes to the head of the Center for State Sanitary and Epidemiological …

  • DPR and Russia blame each other for congestion at border crossing

    The militant-controlled border crossing Uspenka in the Donetsk region is experiencing large volume of Donbas residents who want to enter Russia.

    "I have received a lot of such complains," said the head of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic, Denis Pushilin, at a meeting in the Amvrosievsk district.

    According to Pushilin, the large lines at the border crossing are due to the influx of people trying to go to the Russian Federation.

    "DPR border guards" blame the Russian side for the …