#Official Commentary of Elena Melnik on Ukrainian Vice-Premier’s suggestion to postpone Cosmonautics Day

Ukrainian decommunization literally reached space. The Vice-Minister of the neighbouring country, Vyacheslav Kirilenko, offered Petro Poroshenko to postpone the Cosmonautics Day from April 12 to the next day. According to the Ukrainian official, the date of the holiday should coincide not with the first human space flight, but with the first ascent to orbit of the Ukrainian astronaut.

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#Official Commentary of Valery Skorokhodov on censorship in Ukrainian media

One of the Mariupol TV channels was fined for showing the NTV broadcast, in which an alternative official point of view on the Ukraine and Donbass history was expressed. A breakaway from the generally accepted interpretation of history developed by the institutions of the ‘post-Maidan’ Ukraine, of course, could not go unpunished in a ‘free’ country.

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Parliamentarians take part in litter picking held in one of metropolitan parks (photographic report)

Litter picking was held on April 8, at the Donetsk Komsomol Park of Culture and Recreation within the framework of a two-month landscaping programme. The event, organized on the initiative of the public movement “Donetsk Republic”, was attended by about 100 people – deputies of the parliamentary faction “Donetsk Republic” and the activists of this public movement.

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