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Ukrainian Intelligence: Putin adviser Surkov visited Donetsk
Russian presidential aide, Vladislav Surkov, has visited the occupied region of Donetsk.
This was reported by the Chief of Staff of the Head of the Security Service of Ukraine (SSU), Alexander Tkachuk.
“On the 16th of February, Putin’s personal adviser, Vladislav Surkov, was in Donetsk. Russia was very careful in trying to hide the preparations for his visit,” Tkachuk said.
“During his visit, Surkov received reports from the heads of local administrations of the so-called Donetsk People’s …
Strelkov gives negative portrayal of leaders of pro-Russian separatists
Igor Strelkov (Girkin), the former Defense Minister of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic, gave a destructive description of the so-called DPR and LPR leaders in an interview with the Novorossiya movement’s website
“For two years they were in limbo, being a kind of a bargaining chip, which everybody wanted to return in exchange for uncertain preferences or some goods. It has led to the fact that favorites came to power, those who were chosen not on the basis of their professional or moral …
OSCE: Pro-Russian separatists attempt to deceive monitors by using fake residents
The Principal Deputy Chief of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, Alexander Hug, during a press briefing on Tuesday in Donetsk stated that pro-Russian separatists attempt to deceive monitors by having people who pretend to be local residents talk with members of the SMM. As reported by Ukrinform, the leaders of the separatists organize buses to transport "local residents" from village to village to spread misinformation to the OSCE.
“When we were about to leave the village …
Zakharchenko demands recognition of DPR as an independent state
The leader of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), Alexander Zakharchenko, has stated that the separatists are ready to cooperate with Ukraine. In return, they demand official recognition of the so-called DPR as an independent state. Zakharchenko detailed these conditions to the RIA Novosti news agency.
Zakharchenko is awaiting the recognition of the so-called DPR as an equal partner. In addition, he hopes that Ukraine will implement all points of the Minsk Agreements, reformat …
Ukrainian Intelligence Learns of Putin Adviser's Plan to Visit Separatist-Held Regions
The Deputy Director of the Ministry of Defense Intelligence of Ukraine, Vadim Skibitskiy, indicated that the Russian Presidential Advisor, Vladislav Surkov, plans to visit the occupied Donbas region, as reported by Ukrainian TV channels.
Skibitskiy also said that official candidates from the Russian Federation for local government positions of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People's Republic (LPR) and Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) have not been elected. However, the representatives of the …
Leaders of so-called LPR say organizers of unsanctioned protest will be brought to justice
Members of the so-called Luhansk People's Republic (LPR) stated that entrepreneurs who organized a rally a few days ago in Luhansk will be brought to justice for organizing an unsanctioned protest rally, as reported by Alexei Cherepovski, the Deputy Minister of the Interior of the LPR.
Cherepovskiy stated that entrepreneurs who went on strike over exorbitant taxes imposed by LPR members actually protected the interests of the Party of Regions’ parliamentary faction leader, Vladimir Landik.
Shkiryak: Zakharchenko and Plotnitsky will be Removed from Power in the Spring
The Ukrainian Advisor to the Minister of Internal Affairs, Zoryan Shkiryak, has written on his Facebook page that the leaders of the so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republics, Alexander Zakharchenko and Igor Plotnitsky, will be removed from power by March or April.
"In March and April 'Zahar' and 'Ploty' will lose their power. The only question is how they will lose it. Meaning, will they voluntarily resign and escape to Russia with the loot, or will they be physically eliminated by the …
OSCE: Situation in Donbas region remains highly volatile
Deputy Chief Monitor of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe's (OSCE) Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, Alexander Hug, held a news conference in Kiev in which he outlined the general security situation in the Donbas region. Hug highlighted several areas in eastern Ukraine where tensions are rising between the Ukrainian Armed Forces and Russian-backed separatists of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) and the so-called Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR).
Ukrainian Authorities: the Situation in the Donbas Region is Critical
Pro-Russian separatists of the DPR and the LPR are trying to create a "political system that shows signs of a totalitarian regime" in the occupied territories, the head of the ATO of the Security Service of Ukraine, Vitaliy Malikov, said.Social and living conditions as well as economic and humanitarian situations in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions which are occupied by militants, can be described as critical, Malikov said in an interview with ZN.ua. According to him, the fuel and energy sector, …
Shkiryak: Zakharchenko and Plotnitsky Ordered Each Other's Assassination
The Ukrainian Advisor to the Minister of the Interior, Zorian Shkiryak wrote on his Facebook page that the leaders of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics, Alexander Zakharchenko and Igor Plotnitsky, ordered the murder of each other.
“It became known from the sources close to the leaders of the terrorists that the leader of Lugansk People’s Republic, Igor Plotnitsky ordered the murder of the leader of Donetsk People’s Republic, Alexander Zakharchenko. Zakharchenko, in …