Contents tagged with Malorossiya

  • DPR head Zakharchenko says there will be no 'Malorossiya'

    The so-called “leader” of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) Alexander Zakharchenko stated that the public did not like the name “Malorossiya” (“Little Russia”), but the very idea of “re-establishment” of the country aroused great interest.

    “The very idea of re-establishment of the state, which is plunged into a deep economic and political crisis and not attempting to carry out radical reforms to federalize the country and find ways out of the collapse, received broad support,” said …

  • Zakharchenko: The discussion about the creation of the state of Malorossiya continues

    The final decision to create the Malorossiya state hasn’t been made yet, but the discussion will go on, according to a statement made by Olexandr Zakharchenko, head of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) on one of the DPR’s TV channels.

    Zakharchenko believes that this "initiative has caused great resonance. We did not create a new state; we suggested a discussion. But this idea requires the development of certain proposals. We’ll continue working on them." He added that some complaints were …

  • Separatists in Eastern Ukraine announced intention to create a 'state of Malorossiya'

    Separatists in Eastern Ukraine have declared the creation of the “state of Malorossiya” with its capital in Donetsk.

    The DPR (Donetsk People’s Republic) separatists’ information web site “DAN” claims that aside from the members of these organizations, representatives of 19 regions of Ukraine took part in the ceremonial reading of the “constitutional act of the new state”. “We, representatives of former regions of Ukraine (excluding the Crimea) declare the founding of a new state which is …