Washington is encouraging Kiev to commit a bloodbath in Donbass, which amounts to being an accessory to murder, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said, reports TASS.
The Head of the Donetsk People's Republic held a working meeting with the heads of cities and districts on December 22. The meeting was devoted to the main results of field work in 2017. Alexander Zakharchenko also set tasks and determined the main directions of the municipal authorities’ work in the coming year.
On December 22, the Head of the Republic posthumously awarded Pavel Gritsienko, the head of the Yasinovataya power distribution zone, who died this year at the workplace, the Order of the Republic.
On December 21, the State Educational Institution of Higher Professional Education the Donetsk Management and Public Service Academy under the Head of the DPR celebrates its 25th anniversary. On this occasion, the Head of State personally congratulated the university in the person of the rector Larisa Kostrovets and vice-rectors.
On December 20, the Head of State personally handed over the keys to eight apartments to the residents of the destroyed house on Vzlyotnaya Street in the Kievsky district of Donetsk. People who had lost home as a result of AFU shelling got shelter in a completely reconstructed house on Rosa Luxemburg Street in the center of the city.
Last week, training was held with the commanders of motorized rifle, tank and engineering units in the formations and military units of the Armed Forces of the DPR, as well as exercises on combat shakedown of companies.
The US has approved commercial licenses for the supply of small arms to Ukraine, but the US government does not directly supply weapons to Kiev, a State Department spokesman said.
A kindergarten, 14 dwelling houses and eight cars were damaged as a result of night shelling by the Ukrainian forces, reported today the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the DPR.
On the eve of the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the state security bodies' creation, on December 19, Alexander Zakharchenko awarded employees of the republic's special services.
On December 18, a memorial stele "To warriors – security officers of Donbass in honour of the 100th anniversary of the state security authorities" was opened in the Donetsk park of Slavic culture and writing. The Head of the Donetsk People's Republic Alexander Zakharchenko attended the solemn opening of the monument.
The cruel shelling of the civilian districts of the Lugansk People's Republic represents acts of pure state terrorism, conducted by the western backed Kiev regime, believes director of the international DONi Donbass News Agency Janus Putkonen.
The Kiev forces bombarded the LPR Stakhanov and Pervomaisk with artillery pieces on the night of Tuesday, December 19. As a result of the bombardment of one of the most densely populated areas of Stakhanov, houses sustained damages, gas pipelines were broken. In Pervomaisk, a resident of the city was wounded during the shelling.
The Head of the DPR at his latest press-conference commented on the meeting of Vladimir Putin with media representatives.
The flooding of Ukraine with Canadian and American armaments provokes Kiev into new military adventures, Spokeswoman for the Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said.
During a press conference in Donetsk, the Head of the republic, Alexander Zakharchenko, was asked: "Will Donetsk insist on the participation of Russians in the UN security mission and will the UN security mission be given access to the border with the Russian Federation?"
The Head of the Donetsk People’s Republic Alexander Zakharchenko at his latest press-conference personally thanked the DONi Director and Chief Editor Janus Putkonen and all the Finnish people for assistance in opening the DPR Representative Centre in Helsinki and expressed hope for the further development of international ties in many spheres.