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Soldiers of the 24th Separate Mechanized Brigade named after King Danylo took up new positions in Marinka, now only 100-250 meters away from Aleksandrivka and Donetsk, announced the press officer of the brigade, Nazar Ilnitsky, on the air of the radio station Armia FM on June 12.
According to him, the brigade reconnaissance teams entered the “gray zone” in order to improve their tactical position - to shift away from the local population. This plan was developed by the command of the brigade …
A Latvian delegation, together with Latvian Ambassador to Ukraine Juris Poikans, has provided more than 20 tons of humanitarian cargo for citizens residing near the demarcation line in the Donetsk region, the local Donetsk administration reported.
The Latvian ambassador noted that this is the twelfth batch of humanitarian cargo that has been sent directly to the Donetsk region.
“This time we brought clothes, shoes and toys, which will be taken by the National Guard of Ukraine to Avdiivka and …
The European Investment Bank (EIB) granted the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine a long-term loan with low interests in an amount of 200 million euros as part of the project “Emergency Credit Program to Restore Ukraine,” reports Interfax-Ukraine.
These funds will be invested in the restoration of key infrastructure in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, as well as to provide proper living conditions for internally displaced persons.
The corresponding financial agreement between Ukraine and the EIB …
Stanislav Shevchuk, who was recently dismissed from his position as chairperson of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine, described the incident as an “anti-constitutional coup” orchestrated by President Petro Poroshenko.
“Today there was an anti-constitutional coup in the Constitutional Court of Ukraine, and the capture of state authority by people who have been judges for the Constitutional Court of Ukraine,” Shevchuk wrote on Facebook.
Shevchuk also said that the developments constitute a “ …
Ahead of his inauguration, Ukraine’s President-elect Volodymyr Zelensky has held a meeting with a number of prominent religious leaders. During the meeting, Ukrainian priests, mullahs and rabbis recorded a joint video message to the pro-Russian separatists in the Donbas who have declared autonomy in Luhansk and in Donetsk.
In the video, the religious figures highlight the need to be filled with love, to set aside weapons, and to engage in peaceful dialog.
The clip begins with a statement by …
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree regarding the simplified procedure for granting Russian citizenship and passports for migrants from the Crimea and the Donbas.
According to the document published on the official Kremlin website, the simplified procedure will apply to Ukrainian citizens as well as their children, spouses and parents, and stateless persons who were born and permanently resided in the Crimea and Sevastopol, but left these territories before March 18, 2014. …
In the Russian city of Novoshakhtinsk (Rostov Oblast), a Russian passport center has been opened to service the residents of the territory of the Luhansk region which is under control of pro-Russian militants. It will be able to receive up to 200 applications a day, said the representative of the Main Migration Department of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs, Kirill Alzinov, as quoted by Russia’s Interfax.
“As the number of requests grows, we will increase the number of centers,” …
Russian pensions will be granted only to those Russian passport owners who will leave the territories of Donetsk and Lugansk which are not under Ukraine’s control and undertake permanent residence in Russia, stated the representatives of the Pension Fund of the Russian Federation as quoted by RBC news agency.
“Citizens permanently residing in Ukraine, including in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions, will not receive a Russian pension. When these citizens undertake permanent residency in Russia, …
Five thousand forms have already been prepared for the distribution of Russian passports to residents of the occupied areas of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine, reports LB.ua in the article “Operation passportization”: the motivation behind Kremlin distribution of Russian citizenships to residents of the LPR and the DPR”.
“According to LB.ua sources in law enforcement agencies, the estimated number of forms appears to be 500 thousand. Local security officials (“siloviki”) were told …
Poroshenko took part in the live broadcast on 112 Ukraine TV channel during which the audience was shown the results of a public opinion poll. According to the results, on April 12-13, the current president lagged behind Volodymyr Zelensky by 27% of the votes, and then two days later this difference was reduced to 23% of the votes. Based on this, Poroshenko said that he has a chance to win the second round.
“Seeing these figures, one can say that my support among citizens is growing, and the …