President of Ukraine Pyotr Poroshenko promised to sign a decree on ending the so-called antiterrorist operation (ATO) in Donbass and instead begin the Joint Forces Operation (JOF) in the territories beyond Kiev's control in May.
Ukraine is expected to collapse in case of an offensive on Donbass, since the West will not provide powerful support. This was stated by the former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Konstantin Grishchenko, on the air of one of the Ukrainian TV channels. Moreover, the offensive on Donbass is not supported by the West in the face of NATO.
The LPR unilaterally "almost completely" abolishes the customs border with the DPR. This was announced by Acting Head of the LPR Leonid Pasechnik.
"We are completely, almost completely withdrawing the borders between the LPR and the DPR, unilaterally for now. For our part, we completely remove it," he said.
Western instructors prepare 30-strong sabotage groups to be sent to the rear of the Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics.
A sniper shooting instructor of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, who had taken the side of the Lugansk People's Republic, Vladimir Smaga, told the staff of the LPR Ministry of State Security.
The social and economic situation in the 10-kilometre zone in the Kiev-controlled territory near the demarcation line in Donbass is consistently bad, a member of the coordinators' council of the Vostok-SOS charity foundation, Konstantin Reutsky, said.
Last week, in the Armed Forces of the Donetsk People's Republic, scheduled training sessions were held, the knowledge and practical skills of servicemen were improved, the process of uniting battalions, units and separate companies was continued.
At a regular meeting with the media, which was held in Donetsk on March 29, the Head of the Donetsk People's Republic spoke about the future development of key industries, raising social standards in the country, and the situation on the front line.
The ceasefire regime, agreed by the parties to the conflict in connection with the approaching Easter, comes into force in Donbass.
On March 28, DPR Head Alexander Zakharchenko laid flowers to the stele with the inscription "Russia" in memory of those who died in Kemerovo.
The Head of the Republic once again expressed his condolences to the families of the deceased, noting that the residents of the Republic understand as no one else what it is to lose children.
In the new leaked document UK officials presented in a bid to persuade allies to expel Russian diplomats this week there is shown the long pattern of the western brainwashing.
On Tuesday, March 27, Head of the Donetsk People's Republic Alexander Zakharchenko accepted into operation a new, fourth eastern lava of the L3 seam of block No.2 at the SE Komsomolets Donbassa Mine.
New US strategic report: Russia would have significant advantage in terms of numbers and all aspects of ground combat for weeks, because Russian air defenses would make US/NATO air support impossible for the ground combat forces. At the same time Russia has also a larger number of superior artillery systems than the U.S.
Just after combat readiness check of two Russian military districts, over 10,000 troops will be involved in the maneuvers of three missile armies of Russia’s Strategic Missile Force, the Defense Ministry of Russia announced on Tuesday.
On Thursday, March 22, Head of the DPR Alexander Zakharchenko held a Q&A session. Summing up the results of four years of work, Alexander Zakharchenko promised that 2018 will be a year of reforms and leaps forward.
The Operational Command of the Donetsk People's Republic is concerned that the Ukrainian troops plan to carry out provocations in the Donetsk region, including the shelling of its own territory near the Kiev-controlled near-front Lebedinskoye settlement (in the Mariupol direction).
US President Donald Trump has announced he is replacing his national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, with John Bolton, the former US ambassador to the UN and a neocon warhawk. So, what this latest appointment in the series of changes in White House means for the issues concerning Ukraine and the war in Donbass?