Russia Today News photojournalist, Valery Melnikov, won first prize in the World Press Photo 2017 competition.
The LPR Trade Unions Federations received a letter of support.
Another temple’s seizure of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC) of the Moscow Patriarchate in Ukraine by radical nationalists is outrageous, Russian Foreign Ministry’s Commissioner for Human Rights, Democracy and Supremacy of Law Konstantin Dolgov said.
Russia is going to assume defence measures prescribed by international law, in connection with the Ukrainian lawsuit on transition limitation through the Russian territory, reports Russian President’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov.
More than 700 Italians signed the petition to world leaders asking them to stop Kiev's crimes against Donbass people, reported the LPR Trade Union Federation.
Ukrainian 'president' Pyotr Poroshenko uses the current escalation in Donbass to delay reforms envisaged by the Minsk Agreements, said the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
Overnight to February 11 Ukrainian nationalistic writer Sergey Zhadan was taken into custody in Minsk and given the prohibition to enter Belarus again.
It was written on Zhdan’s facebook page.
On the 9th of February an event in support of Donbass people "Cooperation. Instead of confrontation" took place in Germany. The main purpose of the event was to draw attention of the world society to the escalated shellings of the DPR territories, death of civilians and destruction of the infrastructure.
French foreign policy expert François Grumel Jacquignon, who arrived in the Republic to take a look at the situation, plans to use the pictures of destructions in Pervomaisk in the course of his lectures in Europe, reported the LPR Federation of Trade Unions (FTU).
The Consulate General of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in Naples officially expressed its solidarity with the residents of the LPR and DPR who asserted their right for self-determination. This was stated in the letter sent by the Consulate to the LPR Trade Union Federation.
Books about Novorossia and Donetsk defenders’ late Commanders “Givi” and “Motorolla” were presented at the Minsk International book fair. Russian publishing houses presented these books on their stands, reports radio “Svoboda”.
Rally in support of Donbass residents is take place in Sevastopol on February 18 at 3 p.m. near the monument to the empress Catherine the Great, reported the action's organizers — common residents united via social networks.
Ukraine’s Foreign Affairs Minister Pavel Klimkin states that discussions with the United States of America about lethal arms supply to Kiev are still taking place.
Russia expects the United State to use its influence to persuade Kiev to give up aggressive methods in the Donbass conflict resolution, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday.
The elections in the Donbass territory out of Ukraine’s control can take place when Kiev and Moscow manage to negotiate about their conditions, and this process does not correlate to the withdrawal of military units uncontrolled by Kiev from Donbass.
A Ukrainian citizen was preparing a terrorist attack in Rostov-on-Don, informed the State Duma’s Deputy Sergei Zheleznyak this day.