The jubilee XV marathon for wheelchair athletes "Scythian shore" was completed in the Crimean city of Saki. It was one of the most large-scale competitions of the kind held in Russia. This year, athletes from Russia, Ukraine, Poland, the DPR and the LPR competed in speed and endurance. A Donetsk resident Dmitry Dolzhenko defended the honour of our Republic.
The Donbass Republics are intended to enter the Russian world, and the Kiev regime drags Ukraine into NATO, the LPR Head Igor Plotnitsky stated during the meeting of the Russia-Donbass Integration Committee held in the LuganskRepublic’s capital on the topic of the Youth Policy and Patriotic Education.
The ceremonial opening of Representative Offices of the Russia-Donbass Integration Committee and the Russian Community of Crimea took place in the city-centre of Lugansk in the Great Patriotic War Heroes' Square on Saturday, September 23.
Last week, the final competition of the tank contest between the teams of the People's Republics took place at the DPR proving grounds.
Over the past 24 hours, 25 violations of the ceasefire regime by the Ukrainian Armed Forces were recorded.
Russia is ready for reasonable compromises concerning the UN security mission's deployment to Donbass, but attempts to call Russia an aggressor in this conflict are unacceptable and do not leave room for manoeuvre, the Press Secretary for the Russian President Dmitry Peskov stated, commenting on the
The confrontation between the Ukrainian authorities and the opposition has reached the point when firearms may be used, stated the ex-head of the Foreign Intelligence Service of Ukraine, Army General Nikolai Malomuzh.
The Head of the DPR commented on the political situation and early elections in Ukraine.
The US Senate approved the allocation of five hundred million dollars to Kiev for security and defense assistance, Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko wrote on his Facebook page.
According to him, the bill provides for supplies to Kiev of "lethal weapons of a defensive nature."
The United States and Ukraine stated that they are not ready to work on the text of the draft resolution on the deployment of the UN security mission in Donbass. According to Vasily Nebenzya, the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations, Ukraine intends to submit an alternative draft resolution.
OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier, whose words are quoted by Interfax-Ukraine, said at a briefing that the OSCE special monitoring mission can not confirm the presence of Russian forces in the Donbass.
The first stage of the competition between the DPR and LPR tank crews took place on September 15. According to the event’s organizers, all the tank biathlon participants showed quite good skills, judging by the results of the first competition’s day.
The US-NATO military buildup in both Ukraine and the Baltic republics—as well as the war games in Sweden—is clearly aimed, in the first instance, at countering the “Zapad 2017” joint exercise being staged by Russia and Belarus, which is set to begin on Thursday and continue through September 20, writes Bill Van Auken in his article, published by
Last week, measures were taken to improve the professional skills of servicemen and the command staff of the People's Militia units. The tasks of bringing units to the highest level of combat readiness and cooperation in defense lines were drilled in the course of joint command and staff exercises.
There is a real danger that the introduction of US arms could be the end of the Minsk II cease-fire agreement and could derail the latest push by Moscow to introduce UN peacekeepers to the region, writes journalist James Carden in The Nation.
The deployment of UN peacekeepers to Donbass to ensure the security of the OSCE mission can be regarded as one of the measures to prevent provocations committed by the Ukrainian forces, stated the acting head of the DPR Foreign Ministry, Natalia Nikonorova
The possible deployment of UN peacekeepers on the demarcation line of the parties in Donbass will not contribute to the withdrawal of heavy Ukrainian weapons in the rear. Such an opinion was expressed by the DPR Head Alexander Zakharchenko.