The murder of the Head of the Donetsk People's Republic Alexander Zakharchenko can be considered political, aimed at disrupting the Minsk agreements, deputy of the DPR People's Council Valery Skorokhodov told RIA Novosti.Read more
The assassination of the DPR Head, Alexander Zakharchenko, is a provocation aimed unequivocally at the disruption of the Minsk agreements. This was announced today by the Chairman of the DPR People's Council, the Permanent Plenipotentiary Representative of the Donetsk People's Republic at the talks of the Contact Group in Minsk, Denis Pushilin, on the air of the "Reaction" programme on the Russian NTV channel.
Deputy Vladimir Bidyovka comments on Poroshenko’s statement about preparations for terminating of friendship treaty between Russia and Ukraine
The statement of President of Ukraine Pyotr Poroshenko about the intention to break the Treaty on Friendship, Cooperation and Partnership with the Russian Federation is aimed at raising his rating ahead of the forthcoming elections. This opinion was voiced to RIA Novosti by deputy of the DPR People's Council chairman of the Committee on Constitutional Legislation and State Building Vladimir Bidyovka.
#Commentary of Sergey Zavdoveyev on low level of competency of leadership of Armed Forces of Ukraine
Apparently, some military leaders of the AFU had an urge to recall how they “fought with Russia in Donbass” after the celebration of “independence” in Ukraine. In particular, the Chief of the AFU General Staff Victor Muzhenko shared his memories about event of 2014 on his Facebook page.
#Commentary of Alexander Malkov on religious part of Poroshenko’s speech on occasion of Ukraine’s Independence Day
In his speech at the military parade in Kiev on the occasion of the Independence Day of Ukraine, Pyotr Poroshenko once again announced his plans for the creation of a unified autocephalous Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
The 23rd concluded ceasefire does not guarantee a complete armistice, it will only reduce the amount of shelling and the level of escalation of the conflict. This was stated by the Chairman of DPR People's Council, Permanent Representative of the DPR at the talks of the Contact Group in Minsk Denis Pushilin in his interview to the television channel "Oplot TV".
The Donetsk People's Republic may hold not only regular elections of the Head of State and Parliament, but also a new referendum on its state status. Such a point of view in a conversation with TASS was expressed by the Chairman of the People's Council of the DPR, Denis Pushilin.
Representatives of the Donetsk People's Republic at the upcoming meeting of the Contact Group in Minsk intend to initiate the introduction of a "school truce" in the Donbass on the eve of the new academic year. This was announced today, on August 21, by the Chairman of the DPR People's Council, the Permanent Representative of the DPR to the talks of the Contact Group in Minsk, Denis Pushilin, RIA Novosti reports.
Yuri Sivokonenko: One of Donetsk’s People’s Republic’s merits is access of general public to amateur sports
Currently, the government and the Head of the Republic Alexander Zakharchenko pay close attention to the involvement of large number of citizens in sports. This was stated by the DPR People’s Council’s deputy, the Chairman of the People’s Council’s Committee on Youth, Physical Education, Sport and Tourism Yuri Sivokonenko in a programme “Republic’s in touch” on a radio station “Comet”.
Alexander Kostenko: Ukraine steps up security measures on borders with Republics and Crimea due to deterioration of domestic crime situation
Earlier, the press centre of the State Border Service of Ukraine reported on the enhancing of security measures on the state border, the contact line with the Donbass and the "administrative border with the temporarily occupied territory of the Crimea" during the celebration of the National Flag Day and the 27th anniversary of Independence Day.