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ATO command names Russian agent in charge of removing insubordinate separatist officers
Gangs suspected of being accomplices to the terrorist Evgeny Wagner were recently found in occupied territory in the region of Ozeryanovki near Horlivka. The ATO press-center reported this discovery, citing a source living in militant-controlled territory. Wagner is a Colonel in the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, and has taken part in many conflicts since the collapse of the Soviet Union.
The Ukrainian military belives that groups are involved in the elimination of pro- …
Internal strife becoming a major problem for Russian-backed separatists
The conflict is rapidly developing in the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), both in terms of skirmishes with Ukrainian forces and internal power struggles. Certain DPR military units, under the auspices of the Russian Federal Security Bureau (FSB), have been engaged in “mop up operations” of other militant units, effectively removing belligerent commanders, Tyzhden.ua reported.
“We observed the arrival of unknown special units in Dokuchaievsk, apparently for disciplining several …
Zakharchenko prepared to go to war with Europe
Alexander Zakharchenko, Prime Minister of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic, addressed the DPR People’s Council, saying that he is ready to fight with any European army.
"Let's face it—knowing the level of training of our forces, technical equipment, high morale and proficiency, we can say with confidence that the forces of the Donetsk People's Republic are able to not only beat the Ukrainian army but also to put up a fight against almost any European army," said the leader of the …
Prisoners in Ukraine won’t be exchanged before 2016
A prisoner exchange between the Ukrainian government and the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) won’t happen before the New Year, despite the fact that the two sides agreed on the need carry out an such an exchange during a video conference on November 24th.
At the time, both parties agreed on the need to complete this process by late 2015, according to Daria Olifer, spokeswoman for Leonid Kuchma, Kiev’s envoy to the negotiations. “First, the exchange should take place for the most …