Round Table Discussion on Results of Minsk Agreements in H1 2016 held in Moscow

On June 30, 2016, the plenipotentiary representatives of the DPR and LPR in the Contact Group on the settlement of the situation in Donbass Denis Pushilin and Vladislav Deinego, Director of the Centre for Current Politics Alexey Chesnakov discussed the results of the Minsk agreements implementation in the first half of 2016 at the Round Table Discussion. The issues were put on the agenda of the meeting related to the evaluation of the strategy
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Denis Pushilin calls Political Settlement of the Conflict in Donbass the Priority Objective

On June 29, the meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group on Settlement of the Conflict in Donbass took place. The issues concerning exacerbation of the situation on the contact line were put on the agenda of the meeting. Political settlement of the conflict is the priority objective even in spite of deterioration of the situation on the boundary line. The plenipotentiary representative of the DPR Denis Pushilin stated this on the eve of the
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# Official Commentary of Olga Makeeva on the European Union Membership Referendum held in Great Britain

On Thursday, June 23, the historic referendum was held in Great Britain. The citizens of the United Kingdom chose future of the country, namely whether to leave the EU or follow their own path. More than 70 % of the residents participated in the plebiscite, and 52 % of them voted to leave the EU. In recent years, the European Union as the image of a family for the Europeans loses its appeal. Financial and economic difficulties haunt the
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Denis Pushilin’s statement about the need to brisk up the work of the political subgroup on the Road Map and Regulations

Despite the statements of the Ukrainian President, the political issues of the negotiation process were and remain a priority. Peaceful settlement of a conflict as a whole remains without progress and undecided in the work of political subgroup. Especially considering the situation on the demarcation line which is escalating every day.Only for the last week Ukrainian army has fired 3495 times upon the territory of the Donetsk People's Republic.
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Denis Pushilin takes part in the Opening Ceremony of Sports Center in Makeevka

  On June 27, 2016, the opening ceremony of the Atlant Sports Center was held in Makeevka. Chairman of the DPR People`s Council Denis Pushilin, deputies of the People`s Council Vladimir Chekun and Valery Skorokhodov, Minister of Youth, Sport and Tourism of the DPR Mikhail Mishin were presented at the ceremony.The DPR parliament speaker addressed to the participants of the event and congratulated the Makeevka residents on opening of one more
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Denis Pushilin attends Basketball Championship “Donetsk Summer League 2016”

On June 25, the basketball championship among men's teams "Donetsk Summer League 2016" was held in Donetsk. Chairman of the DPR People`s Council Denis Pushilin had a presence at the event.In the opening speech the Chairman of the DPR People`s Council stressed on the importance of sport development in the Donetsk People's Republic. "It is a great pleasure for me to see that our youth doesn’t give up and makes efforts to develop sport despite
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Denis Pushilin in the Programme “Theme” (Video)

Chairman of the DPR People`s Council Denis Pushilin described the negotiation process of the Minsk agreements in the programme “Theme” on the TV channel “Union”. “The situation is as follows: Kiev can`t implement the Minsk agreements in full and it can`t but implement the Minsk agreements. This situation is a trap Ukraine has fallen into because of its actions which led to the war. The guarantor states, Germany and France, can influence them
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#Official Commentary of Evgeny Orlov on USA actions in Syria

The US State Department finally decided to lay Obama`s cards on the table and to make him to play fair on Syria. Earlier the White House supported the Syrian terrorist groups and supplied so-called "moderate opposition” secretly, and today the State Department openly appeals for Barack Obama to start bombings of Bashar al-Assad`s government troops.So, more than 50 officials of the State Department signed the internal memorandum in which they
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Denis Pushilin in the Telecast “Informally” (Video)

Chairman of the DPR People`s Council Denis Pushilin answered urgent questions concerning the Minsk negotiations on the TV channel “Oplot”. “There is no progress in the process and we have already got accustomed to it. However, it is important to understand that the Minsk process continues. We urge the West to exert influence upon Ukrainian side for it to implement the Minsk agreements”, Denis Pushilin stated.
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#Official Commentary of Alla Barkhatnova on statements’ inadequacy of the Security Service of Ukraine’s Head Gritsak

Statements of Vasily Gritsak, the Head of the SSU, remind of madman’s ravings rather than intelligible rhetoric of Ukraine's Head of security agency with increasing frequency.The other day Vasily Gritsak declared that the State Security Service of Ukraine had stopped military encroachment of  Russia on Ukraine which, in his opinion, had to take place in the spring of  2015. Gritsak noted that Russia had planned to make the invasion into Odessa
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