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 …
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 …
Russia and Ukraine have been a single economic system for many centuries, wrote Russian President Vladimir Putin in his article "On the historical unity of Russians and Ukrainians", published on the Kremlin's website.
"Recently, answering a question about Russian-Ukrainian relations during the Direct Line, I said that Russians and Ukrainians are one people, a single whole," Putin writes. “These words are not just a tribute to some conjuncture, current political circumstances. I've said it more …
The Belarusian opposition leader, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, said in an interview with the Ukrainian news outlet Segodnya that she had informally met with the Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
Tikhanovskaya noted that she is "in touch" with the Ukrainian government. She said that she talked online with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba once.
In addition, Tikhanovskaya says that a few days ago she met with Zelensky face to face at one of the events Lithuania.
The leader of the …
The Ukrainian government approved sanctions against 52 citizens of Belarus. The Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers submitted its proposals to the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, which should make a final decision. The sanctions are expected to be imposed against those involved in the falsification of elections in Belarus, as well as the suppression of peaceful protests, detentions and torture.
The list, in particular, includes the eldest son of Alexander Lukashenko, Viktor, the …