Contents tagged with Leonid Pasechnik

  • Head of separatist LPR says he is ready for negotiations with Kyiv

    Acting head of the LPR Leonid Pasechnik said he is ready to enter into direct negotiations with the Ukrainian authorities concerning the settling of the situation in Donbas. He stated this in an interview with a Russian television station, reports 112 Ukraine.

    “We don’t know what will happen, but we are ready for a dialogue, we are in favor of a round-table discussion to solve all of the conflicts,” said Pasechnik.

    According to him, Kyiv is allegedly evading such a dialogue.

    “Unfortunately, …

  • LPR and DPR leaders and head of annexed Crimea are still Ukrainian citizens

    Aleksandr Zakharchenko and Leonid Pasechnik,leaders of the DPR (Donetsk People’s Republics) and LPR (Luhansk People’s Republics), are still Ukrainian citizens. The same applies to former Luhansk leader Igor Plotnitsky, as well as the Russian-appointed “heads” of annexed Crimea Sergey Aksyonov and Vladimir Konstantinov.

    This was confirmed by the Ukrainian Presidential Administration’s response to’s information request.

    “Materials on the termination of the Ukrainian citizenship of the …

  • New head of LPR speaks about close cooperation with the Kremlin

    Leonid Pasechnik, who replaced Igor Plotnitsky as head of the Luhansk People's Republic (LPR), has reported on "well-established" cooperation with Moscow.

    Pasechnik said that "I personally, and the entire leadership of the LPR, have constructive interaction with all Russian structures that render humanitarian assistance to our Republic at such a difficult time. I am confident that our cooperation will continue in the future,” reports Luhansk Information Centre.

    According to Pasechnik, the …

  • New leader of LPR promised not to disrupt prisoner exchange with Ukraine

    The successor of the former head of LPR (Luhansk People’s Republic), Igor Plotnitsky’s, Leonid Pasechnik said that he will not prevent the exchange of prisoners.

    "Of course, the resignation of Igor Venediktovich will not impact the exchange of prisoners, the process continues. The leadership of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the People's Militia verified our people who are detained, who are on our territory, and are subject for an exchange. I will be given a list on Monday and will …

  • New head of separatist LPR speaks about Republic’s political course

    The political course of the unrecognized Luhansk People's Republic (LPR) will remain unchanged despite the resignation of Igor Plotnitsky, says acting head of the Republic Leonid Pasechnik. The Luhansk Information Center has reported this. According to Pasechnik, the LPR will continue to move towards an alliance with Russia, ensuring the Minsk agreement, and establishing economic and political development, as well as maintaining security and "normal life." "We will adhere to the course that we …

  • Media: Plotnitsky will return to LPR

    Igor Plotnitsky, the head of the self-proclaimed LPR, who, according to information provided by the separatists, had resigned, will return to Lugansk to work on the Minsk agreements, reports Novaya Gazeta.

    The publication notes that Plotnitsky's successor, LPR ‘Minister of State Security’ Leonid Pasechnik, has no questions for his predecessor. Pasechnik maintained neutrality during the conflict between Plotnitsky and the LPR's Interior Minister, Igor Kornet.

    Additionally, the newspaper's …