Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu signaled Wednesday that Russia has managed to achieve strategic parity with NATO, despite the fact that it spends on defense far less than the United States.
Truly sensational new document leak confirms Kiev's direct responsibility for shooting down the Malesian Airlines flight MH17 in Donbass on July 17, 2014.
Pyotr Poroshenko said that without agreement of Crimean inhabitants, the vast majority of which are ethnic Russians, the peninsula will be declared by the Verkhovna Rada the "Crimean Tatar autonomy."
A video appeared in the Internet where the Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko leaves the territory of the National Historical and Memorial Reserve "Bykovnyansk graves", under the whistle of people shouting after him: "Shame!", "Liar!".
Ukraine seeks to block MEPs from visiting Donbass and Crimea. Despite Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko attempting to bar MEPs from visiting the Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republic and the formerly Ukrainian Crimean Peninsula in Russia, it remains unclear whether such restrictions, if implemented by the EP leadership, would be effective.
The US-led coalition delivered an air strike on Thursday on the Syrian army’s positions on the al-Tanf road in the Homs province, the news agency SANA quoted the Syrian command as saying on Friday.
The Polish politician, leading anti-NATO activist, journalist and intellectual, Mateusz Piskorski, is waiting for his trial in Polish prison since May 18 last year. The FreeWestMedia reports from blatant violation of human rights taking place in EU-NATO country.
According to the Head of the DPR, Ukraine may easily make an attack which will affect not only the territory of the republics, but also lands controlled by Kiev.
Alexander Zakharchenko said that he insisted on inspections by DPR environmental specialists at the enterprises of Donbass, which are on the other side of the front line.
Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko has approved the decision of the National Security and Defense Council on expanding the list of Russian individuals and legal entities subject to sanctions, the press service of the Ukrainian president said on Tuesday.
On May 11th the Donetsk People's Republic celebrated its 3rd anniversary as an independent state with a massive parade and public events. On the same day, Reuters didn't cover the events in Donbass, but without giving any credible sources, it framed the DPR and the LPR to be seen as "Kremlin ruled puppet states".
An alternative to the Minsk Agreements for Kiev can only be a refusal from Donbass. This was stated by the President of Ukraine Poroshenko.
He noted that he does not support such a solution to the conflict.
Dear compatriots! Fellow citizens!
I wholeheartedly congratulate you on the Day of the Donetsk People’s Republic!
Exactly three years ago, on May 11, 2014, the people of Donbass unanimously made their choice and voted for independence, freedom and justice at the Referendum.
On Tuesday, May 9, the Head of the Donetsk People's Republic, the Commander-in-Chief of the DPR Army Alexander Zakharchenko reviewed a military parade dedicated to the 72nd anniversary of the Great Victory.
The military parade, dedicated to the 72nd anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, was held at the Teatralnaya Square in the center of Lugansk.
The parade was attended by about 1,200 military personnel and law enforcement officers of the LPR, the Ministry for Emergency Situations, and the cadets.
The Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) has celebrated the 72nd anniversary of the Victory over fascist Germany by a large-scale military parade.
The event took place in the central district of the capital. Seventeen foot parade squads and over fifty units of military hardware walked along the main street.
Alexander Zakharchenko, the Head of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), has shown the element of the explosive device which was brought into action near the memorial complex ‘Saur-Mogila’ in the morning.