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Boris Gryzlov, Russia's representative at the talks of the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) on the settlement of the conflict in the Donbass, said that Ukrainian representatives refuse to negotiate with members of the so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics (DPR and LPR),reports TASS.
According to Gryzlov, the May 14 video conference of TCG was on the verge of failure because of such a position of the Ukrainian side. In particular, he said, the situation on Wednesday escalated at the …
According to preliminary data, about 1.6 million people live in the so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics (DPR and LPR), but the exact data is no known, stated Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister for the Reintegration of Temporarily Occupied Territories Oleksii Reznikov in an interview LB.ua.
"Previously, according to the old data, there were about five million people living in the Donetsk region, and about two million in Luhansk. Total - seven. Since 2014, some of them left for Russia, …
The authorities of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) decided to give Donetsk its old name - Stalino. The corresponding decree was signed by DPR head Denis Pushilin, Radio Liberty reports.
The name “Stalino" will be used on May 9, the day of the victory in World War II, on June 22, the day of Germany's attack on the Soviet Union and on September 8, which is the day of liberation of the city from the Nazis.
Donetsk bore the name of Stalino from 1924 to 1941, then from 1943 to 1961. …
The first exchange of prisoners between the Ukrainian authorities and the self-proclaimed "Donetsk People's Republic" (DPR) took place in the Donbas, Russian media reported on Thursday, April 16, citing the representative of Russia in the trilateral contact group (TKG) Boris Gryzlov.
"Kyiv's exchange with DPR is over," Gryzlov said. The exchange took place at the Mayorsk border crossing near Horlivka. According to DPR ombudsman Daria Morozova, Ukraine handed over to the self-proclaimed …
According to Berlin and Paris, pro-Russian separatists in the so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics obstruct the work of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in eastern Ukraine, under the pretext of protection against the spread of coronavirus, reports Deutsche Welle.
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian said they were "very concerned" about the restrictions faced by OSCE SMM staff in Ukraine from March 21, 2020.
"Observers should be able …
Russian authorities temporarily closed entry for residents of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR), reported the news agency TASS with reference to the border control department of Russian Federal Security Service's Border Directorate for the Rostov region.
"For this category of citizens, entry to the Russian Federation is temporarily restricted," the department said.
The Russian Federal Security Service also confirmed that the entry of foreign nationals to Russia is restricted. …
On the night of February 22, pro-Russian militants tried to break through the positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the Donbas but were forced to retreat suffering losses, reported the press service of the Ukrainian Joint Forces Operation.
"Today, on the night of February 22, a failed attempt was made to break through the demarcation line by a sabotage and reconnaissance group of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation," the statement of the Ukrainian military command reads.
During a closed session of the Verkhovna Rada committee on national security, defense and intelligence, a representative of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) confirmed the reports that the Ukrainian army had been forced to abandon several previously held positions after the militants’ attack. This was reported by the first deputy chairperson of the committee, Mykhailo Zabrodskyi (European Solidarity party).
“We can talk about a list of questions that were asked by …
Command of the Ukrainian Joined Forces Operation has reported a significant escalation at several sections of the demarcation line in the Donbas.
According to the report, "armed formations of the Russian Federation" stationed in the territory of the so-called Luhansk People's Republic (LPR), went on an offensive near the settlements of Novotoshkivske, Orikhove, Krymske and Khutir Vilny in the early morning of Tuesday, February 18.
According to the Ukrainian military command, LPR militants, …
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said that the Ukrainian authorities are ready for a dialogue with the residents of the so-called Luhansk and Donetsk People’s Republics, as well as with those who left the territories of the Donbas which are not under Kyiv’s control, reported the President 's press service with reference to his speech at the Munich Security Conference.
According to Zelensky, Ukraine has initiated the creation of a dialogue platform "Peace of Donbass" in which both …