The special envoy of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office in charge of supervising the talks on peace settlement the armed civil conflict in Donbass, Martin Sajdik, has expressed the hope the conflict will be settled before the yearend, reports TASS.
A former deputy of the Verkhovna Rada, Andrey Senchenko, drafted a bill according to which the inhabitants of the Crimea and Donbass must beg for Kiev's pardon. The politician wrote about this on his Facebook page.
The US contributed to a coup d'état in Ukraine. America spent billions of dollars on its organization.
This was stated by Russian President Vladimir Putin in an interview with the American television channel NBC. The transcript of the interview is published on the Kremlin website.
Representative Center of the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) to the Joint Center for Control and Coordination (JCCC) has called on the Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) OSCE to pay attention to the shelling of infrastructure and public transport facilities by Ukrainian military.
Ukraine will need to allocate at least $20 billion a year from the budget to the 'maintenance' of the DPR and the LPR, states Ukrainian political scientist Yury Romanenko, the Ukrainian media reported.
Videoconference of the Contact Group participants can take place in case of intensified shelling by the Ukrainian military, DPR Delegation Head at the Minsk talks, People's Council Chairman Denis Pushilin states.
Head of the Donetsk People's Republic Alexander Zakharchenko commented on the statements of the SBU about allegedly planned terrorist attacks and coup in Kiev. Zakharchenko said that he had met with Vladimir Ruban, whom the Ukrainian special services consider to be the organizer of the planned terrorist attacks, exclusively on the issues of war prisoners’ exchange.
The Special Representative of the US State Department for Ukraine laid the entire responsibility for the failure to implement agreements on Russia.
Prime Minister of Ukraine Vladimir Groisman instructed the Ministry of Justice of the country, together with the leadership of Naftogaz, to coordinate actions for the possible arrest of Gazprom's assets around the world if the Stockholm Arbitration Order was not implemented.
There are no Russian troops in Donbass, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview to the Russian journalist Vladimir Solovyov included in Solovyov's documentary World Order-2018.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he is appalled by the death of people from both parties to the Donbass conflict, which must be stopped "as soon as possible", reports TASS.
On March 7, a press conference of the Head of State was held in Donetsk. At the meeting with journalists, Alexander Zakharchenko answered questions concerning the current situation and assessed some of the statements by the Western supervisors of the Ukrainian authorities.
The final ceasefire and hostilities cessation in Donbass are possible in case of dramatic change in Ukrainian government, believes the DPR Head, Alexander Zakharchenko.
The Head of the Donetsk People's Republic, Alexander Zakharchenko, called for the world community’s attention to the appeals of the US special envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker to ‘disband’ the Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics.
Fifteen persons released from the Ukrainian captivity at the end of December 2017, are agents of the Ukrainian security services, DPR Head Alexander Zakharchenko states this.
The European Union has been experiencing growing frustration over the situation in Ukraine, Russia’s Permanent Representative to the EU Vladimir Chizhov said in an interview with the Brussels-based Euractiv news outlet, reports TASS.