Head of the Donetsk People's Republic Alexander Zakharchenko held a working meeting with the Acting Minister of Agro-Industrial Policy and Food of the DPR, Vladimir Antonov, and Eduard Yershov, Director of the Department for Regulation, Coordination and Development of the Agro-Industrial Complex of the Agro-Industrial Policy and Food Ministry on Friday, February 9.
Foreign instructors arrived in Artyomovsk to train servicemen of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the tactics of fighting in an urban setting, followed by settlements’ cleansing, Eduard Basurin, Vice-Commander of the DPR Operational Command, stated, referring to intelligence data.
Three years ago, on February 11-12, 2015, a document entitled "Package of Measures to implement the Minsk agreements," better known as Minsk-2 (or the second Minsk agreements) was signed in Minsk.
Last week, the team training of battalions, divisions and individual companies continued in the units and military bases of the Armed Forces of the Donetsk People's Republic.
The OSCE SMM has once again detected unwithdrawn heavy weapons in the Kiev-controlled part of Donbass, an OSCE Mission's report, posted on its website, says. This comes as another evidence of Ukraine's preparations for another offensive in the region.
On Thursday, February 8, Head of the Donetsk People's Republic Alexander Zakharchenko attended a memorial service and ceremony of laying flowers at the graves of legendary DPR Army Commanders Mikhail Tolstykh (Givi) and Arseny Pavlov (Motorola), timed to commemorate the anniversary of the death of Mikhail Tolstykh.
Representatives of the US Armed Forces Command have arrived to the conflict zone in Donbass to carry out an inspection on the readiness of Ukrainian units for offensive actions, stated the Vice-Commander of the DPR Operational Command, Eduard Basurin.
"The government of the United States is clearly in demonic hands. We are overflowing with proof", writes American well known analytist and ex-official Paul Graig Roberts in his website.
The Donetsk People's Republic urges Kiev to prevent a new stage of a massive hostilities from unleashing in Donbass, stated the Vice-Commander of the DPR Operational Command, Eduard Basurin.
Recently, our intelligence has detected an active build-up of enemy forces and assets along the entire line of contact of the parties.
Contrary to the Minsk agreements, the Ukrainian military command converges heavy armament to the front line, withdrawing it from temporary storage sites, which is noted daily in the reports of the OSCE Mission.
According to the intelligence of the Donetsk People's Republic, servicemen of the 36th separate marine brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces have arrived to the Mariupol area during the planned -rotation, reported the Vice-Commander of the DPR Operational Command, Eduard Basurin.
The territory of the Donetsk People's Republic remains without Ukrainian mobile communication from the middle of January this year, when the telephone cable was interrupted as a result of a sabotage act. DPR Minister of Communications Viktor Yatsenko commented on when communication can be restored.
Unidentified persons opened fire last night with a grenade launcher on the building of the Defense Ministry of the Donetsk People's Republic, located in the central part of the capital, reported the Operational Command of the DPR.
Further details are being specified. The Republic’s Command described the incident as a terrorist attack.
The conflict in Donbass is one of the deadliest in Europe since WWII, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in a report, informs TASS.
The first official visit of the Acting Head of the Lugansk People's Republic Leonid Pasechnik to the DPR took place today, on January 31.
The Lugansk delegation also included the Chairman of the LPR Ministers’ Council, Sergei Kozlov, and his First Deputy Oleg Chernousov.