Ukraine’s actions testify to its intention to exclude Russian specialists from the process of monitoring compliance with the ceasefire in Donbass, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Wednesday, December 13, reports TASS.
The United States and Canada are seeking to find a pretext to begin supplies of lethal weapons to Ukraine, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday, reprits TASS.
Remains have been found on the site of the Malaysian Boeing 777 crash in Donbass, reported the Prosecutor General's Office of the Donetsk People's Republic.
Moscow supports the Venice Commission’s assessment of the Ukrainian education law, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Wednesday, reports TASS.
A team of mountain climbers from the DPR have completed today the ascension on the highest peak in Africa – Mount Kilimanjaro, reported the press service of the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Tourism of the Republic.
The UN Mission is concerned about the norms that provide for the general non-recognition of documents issued in the territory of the Republics. The Mission called for the application of the international practice of recognizing the facts of birth and death.
This is stated in the 20th report of the UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine.
The proposals that the United States has pushed in when discussing the UN mission in the Donbass region are not relevant to the Minsk agreements and will never receive Russian support, Russia's Permanent Representative to the OSCE Alexander Lukashevich stated during the video bridge Moscow-Vienna on Monday, December 11.
Russia is concerned about the US attempts to distort the initiative on a UN mission in Donbass, which presuppose the introduction of the UN administration in the Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stated following a meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in the margins of the OSCE Ministerial Council meeting.
The Russian Railways company has switched all trains travelling southwards to the new Zhuravka-Millerovo railway line to circumvent Ukraine.
The Representative Centre of the Donetsk People's Republic in Finland was ceremonially opened in the city of Helsinki yesterday, on December 9, reported the DPR Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
"The grand opening of the DPR Representative Centre took place in the capital of Finland – the city of Helsinki," the Ministry’s statement reads.
Benoît Mussche's documentary about the war situation in the DPR (Donetsk People's Republic), still at war with Ukraine for independence.
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The US is concerned about the arrests of members of the anti-corruption bureau in Ukraine and believes that such developments bring the risk of undermining the country's international support, a press statement by Heather Nauert said.
All Russian passenger trains will run bypassing Ukraine from December 11, Dmitry Pegov, head passenger traffic department at the Russian Railways company, told reporters.
The European Union urges Ukraine to develop an approach to payments of social assistance to the population of the Donbass. Residents of the Lugansk and Donetsk regions should fully receive pensions and all social payments without any requirements, Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine Hugues Mingarelli said on December 4.
The head of the Crimean public chamber, Grigory Joffe, demanded that the international community recognize the extreme Ukrainian nationalism as a form of Nazism.
It is inadmissible that the Ukrainian Armed Forces capture areas in so-called ‘grey zone’ along the contact line in Donbass, said Boris Gryzlov, the Russian Presidential Plenipotentiary Representative to the Contact Group seeking a peace solution to the conflict in the regions, reports TASS.