• 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 …

  • Zelensky: Russian weapons near Ukrainian, Moldovan and Georgian borders threaten entire Europe

    In his speech in Georgia at the Batumi International Conference, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said he believes that Russian weapons threaten not only Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova, but also the whole of Europe.

    Zelensky stressed that if the European Union does not show firm support for the European aspirations of Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova, then Russia immediately shows the iron muscles of its weapons near the borders of these three states.

    According to Zelensky, Russian weapons …

  • Putin’s article on Ukraine to be included in Russian Army curriculum

    Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu has ordered to include an article "On the historical unity of Russians and Ukrainians" written by Russian President Vladimir Putin in the mandatory topics for military-political training of Russian Army servicemen, reported RBC, citing Russian Defense Ministry.

    According to RBC’s interlocutor, the key thesis about the unity of the Ukrainian, Belarusian and Russian peoples "is shared by all Russian servicemen", and because of the large number of soldiers …

  • Pro-Russian militant commander admits Russia is directly involved in conflict in eastern Ukraine

    Former commander of the pro-Russian militants in the Donbas, Alexander Khodakovsky, said Russia takes part in the Donbas war and in the life of the unrecognized Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics.

    In a post on his Telegram channel, Khodakovsky acknowledged that Russian troops took part in the war in 2014. According to him, only Russian troops saved LPR and DPR from complete defeat in the battles with the Ukrainian Army.

    "Russia saved us when only a couple of weeks more, and we would have …

  • Zelensky: Merkel’s and Macron’s proposal for direct talks with Putin is unfair to Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky believes that the proposal of the German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron for direct negotiations with Vladimir Putin is unfair towards Ukraine.

    In an interview with the Lithuanian publication LRT, Zelensky said that he believes that a personal meeting between the president of Russia, Vladimir Putin, and the President of the United States, Joe Biden, is "their right." According to Zelensky, these are large countries, which …