Russia offers passports to east Ukraine, president-elect decries ‘aggressor state’

By |april 25th, 2019|Donbas, Donetsk and Lugansk regions, Eastern Ukraine crisis, News, Russia, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed an order on Wednesday (24 April) simplifying the procedure for obtaining a Russian passport for residents of separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine, prompting calls from Kyiv for more international sanctions.

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EU calls for de-escalation after Russia fires on and seizes Ukrainian ships in Azov Sea

By |november 26th, 2018|Azov Sea, Crimea annexation, Donetsk and Lugansk regions, military escalation, News, Russia, Ukraine|

Russia seized three Ukrainian naval ships off the coast of Russia-annexed Crimea on Sunday (25 November) after opening fire on them and wounding several sailors, in a move that risks igniting a dangerous new crisis between the two countries. The EU has...

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US join EU in condemning ‘sham’ Donbas elections

By |november 13th, 2018|Angela Merkel, Crimea annexation, Donetsk and Lugansk regions, Eastern Ukraine crisis, Emmanuel Macron, Federica Mogherini, Minsk agreement, News, Russia, Ukraine|

The United States on Monday (12 November) dismissed leadership elections in separatist-controlled areas of eastern Ukraine as a "sham" one day after voters cast their ballots.

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Tearful mourners queue to bid farewell to east Ukraine rebel chief

By |september 3rd, 2018|Donetsk and Lugansk regions, News, Russia, separatists, Ukraine crisis|

The funeral in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk of a pro-Russian rebel leader killed in an explosion last week drew vast crowds of mourners on Sunday (2 September), Reuters footage from the breakaway region showed. Alexander Zakharchenko was fatally injured in an...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Tearful mourners queue to bid farewell to east Ukraine rebel chief

The EU has a duty to the population of Donbas

By |april 30th, 2018|Chernobyl disaster, Crimea annexation, Donbas conflict, Donetsk and Lugansk regions, Eastern Partnership, Eastern Ukraine crisis, EuroMaidan, News|

In Donbass, Ukraine is experiencing a catastrophe comparable with the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster. Now as then, it is urgent to restore confidence of the affected people in the state and their trust to each other, argues Sergii Parashyn. Sergii...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za The EU has a duty to the population of Donbas

Rebel leader: New state of ‘Malorossiya’ will replace Ukraine

By |julij 19th, 2017|Donetsk and Lugansk regions, hybrid war, News, Russia, separatists, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin|

The pro-Russian rebel leader of a breakaway region in eastern Ukraine proposed on yesterday (18 July) replacing Ukraine with a new federal state Malorossiya (Little Russia), in comments that could further undermine a 2015 peace deal that is already fal...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Rebel leader: New state of ‘Malorossiya’ will replace Ukraine