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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 …
Kyiv: 400,000 residents of Donbas received Russian passports
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 …
Kremlin promises to defend residents of Donbas and predicts ‘the end of Ukraine’
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 …