Contents tagged with Donetsk
Two Czech Deputies Visit Donetsk, Spark Outrage
On January 14th, two Deputies, Communists of the Czech Republic, Zdenek Ondracek and Stanislav Markovic travelled from Russian Federation territory to an area in Donetsk controlled by illegal armed groups.
The Foreign Ministry released a statement on Friday that expressed its vehement protest at the illegal entry of the two Czechs into the territory of Ukraine as they visited the temporarily occupied Donetsk region. The Foreign Ministry pointed out that this trip was not coordinated with …
Russian Delegation Demands Amnesty and Elections for Breakaway Regions in Eastern Ukraine
On Monday, January 11th, Boris Gryzlov, the permanent representative of Russia to the Trilateral Contact Group, visited Kiev where he brought the Kremlin’s offer concerning the end of the war in the Donbas. According to Apostrophe, the Ukrainian contingent was not satisfied with the proposal.
According to sources, one of the main issues was the topic of elections in certain districts of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions. Gryzlov stated that it would not matter to the Russians which election …
Ceasefire broken in Donetsk; holds in Luhansk
Andrei Lysenko, the spokesperson of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine on issues related to hostilities in the Donbas region, reported on January 9th that there were no losses or injuries among Ukrainian soldiers on the front line.
According to the report, in the Luhansk region the ceasefire continues to hold but in the Donetsk region near Svetlodarsk opposing forces fired repeatedly at Ukrainian forces simultaneously from several directions to the south from Luhanskoye. The Ukrainians …
Thirteen Placed on Interpol Wanted List for Crimes in Eastern Ukraine
The head of the Directorate of the National Police in the Donetsk region, Vyacheslav Ambroskin, reported that 13 extremely dangerous criminals were declared internationally wanted by Interpol for serious crimes; including crimes against the peace and security of mankind, which have been committed in the ATO zone.
According to him, the involvement of these people in serious crimes was confirmed despite the inability of police to access this zone. “We work in close collaboration with law …