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The leader of the DPR, Alexander Zakharchenko, ordered the cameras to be disabled
According to a report by the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission for the 20th of May, OSCE monitoring equipment was turned off in the Donetsk region.
"Armed DPR members stopped work on the SMM’s remote monitoring equipment at the Donetsk airport, … SMM found out that they had disconnected the power supply to the SMM equipment in Donetsk city, claiming they had an order to do so by Mr. Alexander Zakharchenko," the …
Ukrainian intelligence has evidence that Russian presidential aide, Vladislav Surkov, has visited occupied Donbas to meet with separatists. This was reported by the press service of the Main Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.
“On the 29th of April, a closed meeting of the leaders of the so-called DPR and Russian representatives was held in Snizhne. It was attended by: presidential aide, Vladislav Surkov; the Deputy Chief of the Russian Armed Forces, Colonel- …
Separatist media reported that the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the so-called Donetsk People's Republic has issued a statement saying that the order to assassinate the leader of the republic, Oleksander Zakharchenko, was given directly by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. According to the statement, the orders were give to the Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) at a closed meeting.
On Friday, the authorities of the so-called DPR stated that they had thwarted an assassination attempt on …
The Ministry of State Security of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) said that they had prevented an assassination attempt on the leader of the "republic", Oleksandr Zakharchenko, Interfax reported.
"On April 28, 2016, as a result of operative-investigative measures, the staff of the Ministry of State Security detained a group of Ukrainian citizens who had arrived from the territory controlled by Kiev. They had a powerful explosive device with them disguised as a piece of …
The leaders of the so-called People's Donetsk Republic (DPR) stated that any armed OSCE mission in eastern Ukraine will be viewed as military aggression against the self-declared republic.
This position was stated by the leader of the so-called DPR, Aleksandr Zakharchenko, at a media briefing. It was later published by separatist media sources.
"If they dare to show up here armed, I will consider it to be a military invasion. They only have a mandate to be a monitory mission," he stated. …
The leader of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic, Alexander Zakharchenko, said that this time more military equipment will take part in the parade.
On Wednesday, RIA Novosti quoted Zakharchenko as saying that the parade on the Victory Day of the Great Patriotic War will be held in Donetsk and restored military vehicles from the 1940s will participate. "This will be the usual parade of our technology... We have restored several pieces of equipment that participated in the liberation of our …
Aleksandr Zakharchenko and Igor Strelkov, leaders of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) have been indicted as war criminals in the Polish report to The Hague.
RBC-Ukraine reports that the evidence of Russian war crimes in Donbas in 2014 will be handed over to the International Criminal Court in The Hague, as Polish Parliamentarian Małgorzata Gosiewska told the Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada. Gosiewska is co-author of the report "Russian Crimes in the East of Ukraine."
"I hope that in the coming …
The head of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic, Alexander Zakharchenko, could not cross the Russian-Ukrainian border using a “DPR passport” at a checkpoint in the Rostov region. 62.ua learned from a source close to the leadership of the republic that the situation eased only after Zakharchenko showed his Ukrainian passport. After that, Russian border guards let him into the territory of the Russian Federation.
62.ua pointed out that the head of the DPR had recently promised to " …
The leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR), Alexander Zakharchenko, reported on Friday on the separatists' website that it is impossible to hold elections under Ukrainian law on the territory of the Donbass region.
"We have insisted and continue to insist that the elections in the Republic should be held according to the international standards of the OSCE. Such international standards suit us and Europe as well as all the world community, which completely fits the …
According to Glavnoe, the head of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic, Alexander Zakharchenko, took the decision to rename the Boulevard Shevhenko as part of the ongoing “de-Ukrainization" campaign in areas controlled by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. It is to be renamed in honor of the leader of the Chechen Republic, also known as the “patriot of Russia”, Ramzan Kadyrov. Glavnoe reported that this information was posted in the newspaper of the DPR.
It should however be noted …