Tag Archives: war in Donbas

Ukraine | DPR Says Ukraine Forces Tortured and Killed Prisoner of War

The spokesman of the Armed Forces of the Donetsk People’s Republic Eduard Basurin told in his everyday reports, a week ago the Ukrainian command destabilized the situation on the contact line again. 15 fighters from the 36th Marine Brigade under the cover of mortar fire made an attempt to take Donetsk republic’s positions on the contact line in the vicinity of the settlement October. As a result of the clash, one of DPR defenders was wounded, another – Toropkin Evgeny Igorevich, was taken prisoner.

Ukraine | Military prosecutor of Ukraine makes unexpected statement

After the coup in 2014, the propagandists of the new Ukrainian government constantly declare Ukraine has been subjected to Russian aggression and tell of the myriad concentrations of Russian servicemen and military equipment in the Donbas. On February 20, these allegations were once again disproved.
11 Russian citizens were detained by Ukrainian special services for taking part in military operations against government forces in the last four years – the main military prosecutor of Ukraine Anatoly Matios informed on the air of the TV channel “112”.

Ukraine | Ukrainian-Russian coordination in Donbas finished

OSCE special monitoring mission in Donbas informs on 14 December, the Ukrainian Armed Forces representative to the Joint Centre for Control and Co-ordination (JCCC) in the JCCC headquarters in government-controlled Soledar (79km north of Donetsk) shared with the SMM a letter from the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation informing Ukraine that the Russian Federation would withdraw its Armed Forces officers from the JCCC. Russian media motivate it with facts of hateful and aggressive attitude from Kiev-controlled state security towards Russian officers.

Switzerland | Only the people are able to resolve the conflict: a road map for Ukraine from Geneva

The future of Donbas, the causes of the conflict in Ukraine and possible ways of its settlement were discussed on Wednesday at the Geneva headquarters of the United Nations at the conference “One Day About Donbass”.

The event was divided into two parts. The first was held in the Geneva office of the United Nations and was devoted to geopolitical analysis of the situation in Ukraine. It was attended by historian and political scientist of the National Institute of Oriental Languages ​​and Civilizations Bruno Drweski; President of the Council of the Foundation of the Geneva Institute of International Relations Gabriel Galice; military political analyst, founder of the Stratpol.com website Xavier Moreau; professor of the Fordham University of New York Olena Nikolayenko, as well as Ukrainian political scientist, director of the Kiev Center for Political Studies and Conflict Studies Mikhail Pogrebinsky.

Switzerland | A day about Donbas in Geneva

On November 15 The Geneva Press Club announces public event “What future for Donbas?” devoted to “geopolitical analysis” of the war in Donbas and prospects for the future of this region for its population.

Civil war in Ukraine has started in spring of the year 2014 after uprising in Donbas region and lasts till now in position form. Numerous efforts to freeze the conflict broke due to the Kiev government rigidity.