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.
Russia has handed to the United Nations an appeal of the Crimean Tatar civil movement Kyrym, which requests to recognize the Black Sea peninsula’s accession to Russia as compliant with norms of international law, to condemn Crimea’s blockade and to help lift anti-Russian sanctions imposed by Western countries.
The murder of one of Donbass defenders' commanders Mikhail Tolstykh is an attempt to destabilize the situation in the region, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Wednesday, denying any Russia’s involvement in the crime.
The war in Donbass can break out again at any moment. The Deputy Head of the OSCE Monitoring Mission Alexander Hug expressed such anxieties at the briefing in Kiev.
According to his words, the reason for new war period may be extreme extent of tension and big amount of heavy arms on the contact line.
Kiev has started preparation for an attack on Donbass, using real terrorist methods, stated the head of the international committee of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachyov on Wednesday.
Russian president Vladimir Putin held the phone conversation with the German chancellor Angela Merkel. They had discussed the Donbass situation’s aggravation and expressed the concern on the hostilities’ escalation, reports the Kremlin press service.
Residents of the capital of Greece held a meeting in support of Donbass people in the central square of Athens, the Syntagma, or Constitution Square situated in front of the building of the Greek parliament, reported the Federation of the LPR Labour Unions (FLU).
A few tens of people coming together near the Foreign Affairs Ministry Building in the downtown of the city on Sunday evening sharply criticized the Spanish authorities, demanding to stop directly or indirectly supporting the Ukrainian authorities and even to sever the diplomatic relationships with Kiev.
Kiev may be fueling the international interest to the Ukrainian issue only by means of military provocations, not by means of reforms or achievements, spokeswoman of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said in an interview with the NTV channel, reports TASS.
Activists of the DPR representative center in Italy, which opened on December 14, 2016, in Turin, held a conference in support of the residents of the People's Republics. This was reported today by the press service of the DPR Ministry of Foreign Affairs.