Архив за месяц

May 2018

#Commentary of Vladislav Berdichevsky on searches in offices of Ukrainian media and detention of head of RIA Novosti Ukraine

Today in Kiev the SBU (the Security Service of Ukraine) broke into the offices of the TV channel Russia Today and the news agency RIA Novosti Ukraine. In addition, the head of RIA Novosti Ukraine Kirill Vyshinsky was detained. Apparently, Ukraine has decided that since the World Press Freedom Day has passed, it is quite possible to start full-scale persecutions against the press and journalists.
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Denis Pushilin congratulates LPR citizens on fourth anniversary of Lugansk People’s Republic’s foundation

Residents of the Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics have for four years been shoulder to shoulder with one common goal. This was announced yesterday, May 12, by the Chairman of the DPR People's Council, Denis Pushilin. The Speaker of the DPR Parliament appealed to the audience of 30,000 gathered at a concert at the Theater Square of Lugansk with congratulations on the occasion of the fourth anniversary of the founding of the LPR.
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#Commentary of Elena Melnick on Ukrainian ideological dead-end

Some Ukrainian writer and political figure Vasily Shklyar made a statement on TV channel Espreso.TV that Ukraine did not need Crimea. He also emphasized that there were far more “conscientious” Ukrainians in the US than in Crimea, which was overcrowded with “natural” Russians.
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DPR delegation representatives meet with Acting LPR Head Leonid Pasechnik

On May 12, within the framework of the celebration of the fourth anniversary of the Lugansk People's Republic's formation, at the Lugansk Government House, Acting Head of the Lugansk People's Republic Leonid Pasechnik met with representatives of the DPR and the Russian Federation delegations who came to participate in the festive events.
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“Happy Victory Day, Republic!”: Russian pop stars congratulate DPR residents with big festive concert

On May 9, the Donetsk Central Park of Culture and Rest named after A.S. Shcherbakov hosted a concert of famous Russian performers within the framework of the Russian Center's activity. According to the correspondent of the official site of the DPR, Vadim Samoilov, Vika Tsyganova and Alexander Marshal congratulated citizens of the Donetsk People's Republic on Victory Day. 
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