#Official Commentary of Alla Barkhatnova on private armies of Ukrainian oligarchs

The main purpose of the army is to protect people and its country. The status of private military companies is still questionable. Their activity is not regulated legislatively, and it is not stated in the international law. However, there is always an exception to the rules.The foundation of the private armies is prohibited in Ukraine, but oligarchs who have a certain power, can easily evade state regulations. The impunity and permissiveness
Read more

#Official Commentary of Marina Zheynova on epidemic change-over to ‘in shadow’ mode of Ukrainian economy

Despite the assurances of the Ukrainian government to combat the shadow economy, illegal business in the neighboring country, by contrast, is thriving. There are several tens, or even hundreds of illegal businesses, but we should probably focus on the most basic and the most profitable. This is deforestation, amber mining, makeshift coalmine, sand and gravel extraction, production of alcohol and petroleum products, currency exchange, smuggling of
Read more

#Official Commentary of Vladimir Bidyovka on peculiarities of Ukrainian business in ‘ATO’ zone

In any war there are forces that get involved in it for the profit. Ukraine is no exception to this rule. This business is very profitable, given the mentality of the Ukrainian political elite. Money is made on everything from the sale of weapons to collecting tribute at checkpoints and looting.Selling weapons aimed at enriching has long been one of the peculiarities of Ukrainian military policy. Ukraine is literally flooded with unregistered
Read more

#Official Commentary of Ekaterina Martyanova on Ukrainian mobilization of vehicles

Two and a half years of war passed (let’s call things by their proper names) before the Ukrainians suddenly realized that they had been deceived. And this fraud of the Ukrainian population was literally set going.At first, the Ukrainians were fooled by telling them tales about serene European life that was about to come. Later they said that the European life had not come because of some Russian aggression. The newly-made Ukrainian authorities
Read more

Deputies continue working on law project “On anti-sectarian security measures”

On September 14, 2016, another meeting of the Committee of the DPR People’s Council on public associations and religious organizations took place. There were debates on a bill “On anti-sectarian security measures” during the meeting.According to the chairman of the special-purpose committee Alexander Malkov, the main task of this project is a prevention of sects’ activities and an emergence of sectarianism in the Republic. “For the most part,
Read more

People’s Council deputies take part in round table devoted to archive-keeping

On September 13, 2016, a round table concerning the organisation of a single archival institution took place at the Government House.The event was attended by the Deputy Chairman of the DPR People's Council Olga Makeyeva, deputies of the DPR People's Council, representatives of ministries, the Office of the DPR Council of Ministers, the city and district administrations. Olga Makeyeva said that the deputies have a positive attitude towards the
Read more

#Official Commentary of Evgeny Orlov on nuances of Russian-Turkish relations

Recently, the media widely exaggerate the theme of Russian-Turkish relations. Even curious photo at the G20 Summit in China, where Obama is ‘jealously’ looking towards actively communicating Putin and Erdogan says that the leaders of the two countries have quite similar interests.The rate, which was set by Erdogan prior to events with the brought-down Russian fighter aircraft, hoping that the USA will support him in policy of pan-Turkism and
Read more

#Official Commentary of Elena Melnick on privatization process in Ukraine

The privatization process of state enterprises is one of the main themes in the economic life of Ukraine. This process has been announced by the Ukrainian authority as a strategic plan that would have become a salvation for the Ukrainian economy, however the situation is different now.On September 31, 2016, once again, the Ukrainian government expanded under Petro Poroshenko’s pressure the list of state enterprises for the privatization in
Read more

Interview with deputy Vladimir Bidyovka on goals and objectives of Western armaments’ supply to Ukraine

In his annual address to the Verkhovna Rada, Petro Poroshenko claimed that currently more than 40 import contracts to supply Ukrainian army with various defense systems for $ 1.5 billion is being carried out.The press service of the People's Council has addressed the deputy of the DPR People's Council, the Chairman of the Committee on Constitutional Legislation and State Building Vladimir Bidyovka to comment on the statement of the Ukrainian
Read more

Denis Pushilin does not exclude possibility of new acts of sabotage on Donbass territory

Ukrainian authorities are trying to recruit residents of Donbass on the contact line, told the “Life” channel the Chairman of the DPR People's Council Denis Pushilin.- We are receiving different information about the recruitment at the checkpoint, and so on. Our security service works in this direction, but the presence of subversive groups in our territory is likely. We have seen regularly that the perpetrated acts of terrorism are often
Read more