Miroslav Rudenko: Kiev authorities do not seek ways to resolve conflict in Donbass

Statements of Ukrainian officials can be regarded as confirmation of the fact that the official Kiev does not intend to seek ways to resolve the conflict. This was stated in his commentary by the deputy of the DPR People’s Council, Miroslav Rudenko.“With his statements that the Steinmeier’s formula will not be approved at the next meeting in the “Normandy format,” Mr. Kuchma once again confirms that Ukraine is not going to implement the Minsk
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Elena Shishkina: Ukrainian political elite declares impossibility of implementing Minsk agreements

Deputy of the DPR’s People’s Council Elena Shishkina stressed in her commentary that Ukrainian politicians had been making statements about impossibility of implementing the Minsk agreements with increasing frequency.ʺDespite a change of the president in Ukraine, negotiations in Minsk in relation to the implementation of the Package of Measures remain frozen. When Leonid Kuchma was appointed as a negotiator in the Contact Group, he could not
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Oleg Onopko: Amending Ukrainian legislation regarding Donbass without DPR and LPR’s approval violates Minsk agreements

In his commentary, DPR People’s Council deputy Oleg Onopko emphasized that the implementation of the political part of the Minsk agreements is the cornerstone of the peaceful settlement in Donbass.“Creating the appearance of intensive work on the Minsk agreements on the eve of the meetings of the Normandy Four, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine announces the upcoming herculean task of the elected representatives in the Verkhovna Rada
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Vladimir Bidyovka: Ukrainian politicians’ statements jeopardize peace process in Donbass

DPR People’s Council Chairman Vladimir Bidyovka commented on the statement of Ukraine's Foreign Affairs Minister Vadim Pristayko on additional conditions regarding the special status for Donbass.“For five years now, Kiev has been talking about the “bad Russian invaders,” which are supposedly restrained by the valiant Ukrainian army. But in reality, the armed forces of Ukraine every day, despite all the agreements on observing the armistice,
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#Commentary of Vladislav Berdichevsky on destructive statements of Ukrainian politicians about implementation of Minsk agreements

New Ukrainian power continues the policy of the ex-President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, which is why the full implementation of the Minsk agreement is impossible for Ukraine. This was stated by Deputy of the DPR’s People’s Council Vladislav Berdichvsky in an interview to RIA Novosti.ʺInstead of adopting a law on absolute amnesty and entering into direct negotiations with representatives of the DPR and the LPR on special status and local
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Denis Pushilin and Vladimir Bidyovka participate in celebrations of 150th anniversary of Khartsyzsk town

On September 14, festive occasions took place in Khartsyzsk dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the town. DPR Head DPR Denis Pushilin, Chairman of the DPR People’s Council of the Vladimir Bidyovka, deputies of the People’s Council, representatives of ministries and departments, employees of the town administration, residents and guests of the town attended the celebration.DPR Head Denis Pushilin in a congratulatory speech noted patriotism and
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#Commentary of Vladimir Bidyovka on suspension of cessation of relations with Russia by Ukraine

Ukraine has postponed the denunciation of agreements until the moment when it has clear instructions and this will serve as either a signal of readiness to reset normal relations with Russia or to exacerbate them. The Chairman of the DPR’s People’s Council Vladimir Bidyovka shared this opinion with the Donetsk News Agency.ʺUkraine has stopped the cessation of relations with Russia, however, I believe it is premature to state that it is a sign
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Alexander Kurenkov: Demonstrative display of flags on destroyed bridge is another provocation by Ukrainian radicals

Kiev power once again demonstrated its populism and the substitution of real actions by show-off. This was stated by Deputy of the DPR’s People’s Council Alexander Kurenkov in an interview to the official website of the Donetsk People’s Republic.ʺThere is a destroyed bridge over the Severski Donets River in Stanitsa Luganskaya. President Zelensky announced the intention to rebuild it. But to rebuild a bridge is a difficult and troublesome thing
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Elena Shishkina: We have doubts concerning how willing Zelensky is to discuss settlement of conflict

Deputy of the DPR’s People’s Council Elena Shishkina commented in an interview to the Donetsk News Agency on a statement made by the Head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine about Zelensky’s readiness for a meeting in the Normandy format.ʺA prisoner exchange had a positive impact on the possibility of holding a Normandy Four meeting. The Presidents of Russia and France Vladimir Putin and Emmanuel Macron had a telephone conversation,
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Vladimir Bidyovka partakes in award ceremony for DPR military personnel for fidelity to duty and service to Homeland

On September 10, a solemn ceremony of awarding the soldiers-internationalists and defenders of the Donetsk People’s Republic with medals “For Fidelity to Duty and Service to the Homeland” was held at the Military History Museum of the Great Patriotic War. The event was attended by the DPR Chairman of the People’s Council, Vladimir Bidyovka, deputies of the People’s Council Gennady Kovalchuk, Dmitry Ogilets and Vladimir Savyolov.Speaking to the
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