Denis Pushilin: Issue of introducing ‘school truce’ to be discussed in Minsk

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.
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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”.
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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.
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#Commentary of Vladislav Berdichevsky on patriotism in Ukrainian way, or: Hypocrisy as a way of life of Ukrainian politicians

Not so long ago, Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Omelyan made a ‘patriotic suggestion’ – to cease the railway communication with Russia. Of course, this proposal is dictated exclusively by a passionate love for the motherland. It is for sure that this ardent love for Ukraine forces the official to educate his children in the US, and his wife to trade with Russia.
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#Commentary of Alexander Kostenko on reasons for deterioration of crime situation in Ukraine

In Ukraine, an increase in the number of firearms owned by citizens of the country was noted. According to the Department of the National Police of Ukraine, at the moment there are about 900 thousand weapons on hand. An impressive figure, but we are talking only about registered units. And if you consider how many weapons were imported from abroad as a result of illegal trafficking, this figure will be twice as much as official figures.
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