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Munich, February 17. /TASS/. Russia, like nobody else, is interested in settlement of the Ukrainian crisis, and the legal frames for that are in hand, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told the Munich Security Conference on Saturday. Ukraine, a country with a huge potential and talented people, ...
According to Gabriel, deploying a UN force was "one of the few realistic options" to end the violence, which has caused around 10,000 deaths since spring 2014, when Kiev deployed troops in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions over their refusal to accept a violent coup in the Ukrainian capital. The German ...

... of poultry exports (Donetsk and Lugansk regions) and Vietnam for 41.3 percent. The volume of exports from Russia to the Eurasian Customs Union amounted to 125.8 thousand tons for the period from January to November 2017, Republic of Kazakhstan accounts for 19.4 percent (24.4 thousand tons).
Ostersund's forward Saman Ghoddos celebrates with teammates (Ronald Mukiibi far right) after scoring during the UEFA Europa League Group J football match between Zorya Lugansk and Ostersunds FK in Lviv on September 14, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Genya SAVILOV (Photo credit should read GENYA ...
Under Operation: Unifier, personnel mostly made up from the Royal Canadian Dragoons will be assigned to provide specialized training and skill sets to Ukrainian forces who continue to engage Russian-backed separatists in the breakaway eastern republics of Donetsk and Lugansk. The task force of 200 ...
This report presents an analysis of social and economic vulnerability in the conflict-affected Donetsk and Lugansk regions region of Ukraine, with a particular focus on rural people living along the engagement line. The study measures the economic and social vulnerability of 662 933 residents (229 696 ...

As Deputy Commander of the Donetsk People's Republic Eduard Basurin announced citing new intelligence data, the offensive against the Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics will be launched from four directions. As Basurin said, the plan envisages that the Ukrainian troops with the support of ...
On January 18, the Verkhovna Rada passed a bill headlined "On special aspects of state policy aimed at ensuring Ukraine's state sovereignty over temporarily occupied areas of Donetsk and Lugansk regions," which had been submitted by the country's President Pyotr Poroshenko and is known as the ...
"We expect the Ukrainian side to comply with the agreements that have been reached, because the exchange took place thanks to the constructive stance of Donetsk and Lugansk, since, in contrast to the initial agreements, the Ukrainian government handed over fewer people to Donbass than it pledged.".
Moscow, February 1. /TASS/. Kiev's representatives tried to prove that the Donbass reintegration law, passed by the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian parliament) is not at odds with the Minsk Agreements, representative of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People's Republic (LPR) to the political subgroup of the ...
Donetsk, January 30. /TASS/. The self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) is ready to continue to implement the Contact Group's framework agreement on disengagement of forces and weapons in Donbass but it will depend on Kiev's actions near Stanitsa Luganskaya, Ruslan Yakubov, chief of ...
... recent position, which required an immediate transition of Donbass under the control of a UN mission with unlimited powers inclusive of the right to use force and to disarm the fighters of self-defense units [of the self-proclaimed unrecognized Donetsk and Lugansk republics - TASS]," Dr. Chesnakov said.
On December 14, 2017, Russian president Vladimir Putin said at his annual news conference that Moscow is not against placing Donbass under international control, but Kiev should directly negotiate it with the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics (DPR and LPR). He reiterated that ...
And this will give Russia a whole kit of instruments for pulling the strings - instruments ranging from diplomatic trolling to de facto recognition of the Donetsk and Lugansk people's republics (DPR and LPR). For Poroshenko, this law may well be a way to solve his domestic problems: a chance to gain the ...
Following a coup in Kiev in 2014, the Donetsk and Lugansk regions had local referendums on self-determination, where the majority backed establishment of the Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics (DPR and LPR). Their administrations refused to obey those who had seized power in Ukraine. In response, Kiev ...
Kiev, January 26. /TASS/. Lugansk Region's Novoaidarsky District Court has sentenced Russian Viktor Ageev, who was detained in the summer of 2017 by Ukrainian servicemen in Donbass, to 10 years in jail, his lawyer Viktor Chevguz reported. "Novoaidarsky District Court of the Lugansk Region has ...
Lugansk, December 24. /TASS/. Another prisoner swap in Eastern Ukraine may take place until late February, a negotiator of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People's Republic (LPR) has said. Read also. Moscow welcomes prisoner swap between Kiev and Donbass -- diplomat. "Another prisoner swap may ...

Focus on the Donbass conflict increased in the closing weeks of 2017 as military action on the front lines separating the forces of the self-proclaimed republics of Donetsk and Lugansk enjoying Russian support from Ukrainian militias and armed forces reached an intensity not seen for more than a year.
"Since the start of the year, the American Global Hawk drone has been spotted at least three times in certain areas of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine," Lukashevich noted, adding that a Boeing P-8A, designed to carry out surveillance and reconnaissance missions, was also seen flying over the ...
Ukraine's Donbass reintegration law delays conflict settlement, Lugansk envoy says. World ... law, which runs counter to the Minsk deal, delays indefinitely peaceful settlement in the region, envoy of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People's Republic (LPR) to the political subgroup Rodion Miroshnik told TASS.
Kiev, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- Two Ukrainian government soldiers were killed and five others injured when a military vehicle hit a landmine in Ukraine's conflict-torn eastern Lugansk region Wednesday, authorities said. The injured servicemen, who were not in a life-threatening condition, were taken to local ...
On Tuesday and Wednesday, the Ukrainian parliament is giving a second riding to the bill "On the peculiarities of state policy on the restoration of the state sovereignty of Ukraine over the temporarily occupied territory of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine." At the present moment, more than 600 ...
Mobile phones in the insurgent-controlled parts of Lugansk and Donetsk went dead on January 11. A spokeswoman said "nearly two million people have lost access to service". Vodafone said it had appealed to the warring sides and monitors from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ...
Donetsk and Lugansk, two large cities in the east of Ukraine that have not been controlled by the Ukrainian government since 2014, are the main exporters of the virus. We find evidence for a spatial "redistribution" of pre-existing infections, rather than new transmissions. Indeed, the observed movement of ...
Kiev, January 16. /TASS/. Deputies of the Ukrainian parliament who discussed a bill on the reintegration of Donbass refused to recognize the uncontrolled Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics (the DPR and the LPR) as terrorist organizations. Only 76 lawmakers voted for the corresponding ...
The politician explained that the new list includes 568 banks, oil companies, as well as Russian, Ukrainian politicians, and those of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics. In the list there is a clarification that it is an instrument of searching for legal entities and individuals that in recent ...
Aksyonov noted that Russia's Investigative Committee, law enforcement authorities of the Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics have constantly documented the war crimes of Ukrainian armed groups in Donbass. "Notably, most of the participants in the Nazi processions close their faces with muzzles.
The Package of Measures, known as Minsk-2, envisaged a ceasefire between Ukrainian government forces and people's militias in the self-proclaimed republics in Donetsk and Lugansk starting from February 15 and subsequent withdrawal of heavy weapons from the line of engagement. The deal also ...
In 2014, villages, towns, and sections of cities were destroyed near the front line in LNR(Lugansk People's Republic) and DNR. Early on, a lot of people were forced to stay because the banks disappeared overnight. Your savings was gone and the banks were closed. Starting from what you would consider ...
GORLIVKA: Ukraine and Russian-backed rebels began to exchange more than 300 prisoners in the war-torn east of the country, the largest such swap since the insurgency broke out in 2014. The swap between the Kiev army and rebels from the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics ...
The swap of captives on a dusty road close to the town of Gorlivka, 40 kilometres (25 miles) northeast of the rebels' stronghold of Donetsk is an attempt to revive a tattered peace deal between the Kiev army and rebels from the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics. The war in the former ...
The first stage of the prisoner swap, which was carried out at Majorsk checkpoint in Donetsk region, saw the exchange between Kiev and the self-proclaimed Lugansk republic, said the rebel-run Lugansk Information Center. The government has released 75 rebel supporters, but two of them refused to ...
Lugansk, December 27. /TASS/. Acting head of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People's Republic (LPR) Leonid Pasechnik has signed a decree pardoning prisoners who planned to be exchanged with Kiev on Wednesday. Read also ...
Moscow, December 25. /TASS/. The prisoner exchange between Kiev and the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics will be held on December 27, the DPR's leader Alexander Zakharchenko said on Monday. "Today a crucial event has taken place, the last conditions have been ...
In the Lugansk section, in the afternoon, illegal armed formations fired a 122-mm artillery system at the positions of the armed forces of Ukraine on the approaches to Stary Aidar. mortars of 120-caliber were used against the defenders of Troitske, Travneve and Luhansk. Positions in Novooleksandrivka and ...
Lugansk, December 23. /TASS/. Ukrainian armed units have opened fire on three occasions at the positions of the People's militia of the self-proclaimed Lugansk republic since Friday morning but they are generally observing ceasefire as of 00:00 hours Saturday when a ceasefire agreement took effect, ...
Lugansk, December 21. /TASS/. Six ceasefire violations by Ukrainian troops were reported in the self-proclaimed Lugansk People's Republic (LPR) in the past day, a spokesman for the LPR defense ministry said on Thursday. "The settlements of Kalinovo, Krasny Yar, Logvinovo, ...
Moscow, December 20. /TASS/. Ukraine's representatives in the political subgroup of the Contact Group are doing their best to shy away from dialogue, which could derail the peaceful settlement process in the Donbass region, envoy of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People's Republic (LPR) to the political ...
Later, Putin's press secretary Dmitry Peskov said Putin had spoken over the phone with the leaders of the Donetsk and Lugansk republics who supported the idea in general. After that, Kiev said it was ready to carry out prisoner swap before the New Year holidays but would need some time to organize the ...
Only unification with the Donetsk People's Republic (DNR) can teach the Lugansk outlaws to abide by civil laws rather than semi-criminal rules. The residents of the Lugansk People's Republic (LPR) call their leader, Igor Plotnitsky, either Kolyvan or Jabba. The former nickname is from a Russian cartoon ...
Lugansk, November 24. /TASS/. Head of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People's Republic (LPR) Igor Plotnitsky has resigned due to health problems, LPR State Security Minister Leonid Pasechnik said in a statement published on the Lugansk Media Center website on Friday. "Today, Igor Plotnitsky has ...
Lugansk, January 31. /TASS/. Kiev has not confirmed readiness for the Donbass prisoners' exchange, said the envoy of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People's Republic (LPR) to the humanitarian subgroup at Contact Group seeking a peace solution to the conflict in Eastern Ukraine. Read also ...
Mobile operator Vodafone Ukraine announced that its customers in the Lugansk region will be offered a free UAH 10 top-up. The bundles will be offered in the area where mobile services from the operator have recently been absent due to damage to the backbone network. The operator wasn't able to ...
The diplomat said the prisoner swap on Wednesday was the biggest since the start of the conflict in Ukraine. "Kiev and representatives of Donbass put into practice their agreement as a result of which more than 300 people have been freed, of whom over 230 returned to Donetsk and Lugansk and more ...
Lugansk, December 27. /TASS/. Acting head of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People's Republic (LPR) Leonid Pasechnik has signed a decree pardoning prisoners who planned to be exchanged with Kiev on Wednesday. Read also ...
Moscow, December 26. /TASS/. Moscow hopes progress on the issue of a UN mission in Donbass will be reached in the coming year, but it should be done with due account of Donetsk's and Lugansk's political interests, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin said in an interview with the ...
Moscow, December 25. /TASS/. The prisoner exchange between Kiev and the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics will be held on December 27, the DPR's leader Alexander Zakharchenko said on Monday. "Today a crucial event has taken place, the last conditions have been ...
Moscow, December 20. /TASS/. Ukraine's representatives in the political subgroup of the Contact Group are doing their best to shy away from dialogue, which could derail the peaceful settlement process in the Donbass region, envoy of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People's Republic (LPR) to the political ...
Later, Putin's press secretary Dmitry Peskov said Putin had spoken over the phone with the leaders of the Donetsk and Lugansk republics who supported the idea in general. After that, Kiev said it was ready to carry out prisoner swap before the New Year holidays but would need some time to organize the ...
Lugansk, December 10. /TASS/. The Ukrainian military over past 24 hours eleven times opened fire on the militia's positions in the self-proclaimed Lugansk People's Republic (LPR), the republic's defense authority said on Sunday. "Under fire were districts in Pervomaisk, Slavyanoserbsk and Kalinovo, ...


 

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