People’s Council commemorates those lost during Siege of Leningrad, German concentration camps prisoners

On January 27, in the debating chamber of the Government House, deputies of the DPR People’s Council honoured with a minute of silence the memory of the victims of Nazism during the Great Patriotic War.“Exactly 76 years ago, a landmark event happened in the history of our great Fatherland – the besieged Leningrad was completely liberated from the Nazi invaders. Today is also Day of Military Honour of Russia. The Siege of Leningrad lasted 872
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Vladimir Bidyovka: Minsk agreements arise from victories our guys clinched near Ilovaisk and Debaltsevo

The fifth anniversary of the tragic attack on Bosse by the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the role of the Pereyaslav Council in the history of Ukraine, the significance of Crimea's experience for the People’s Republics in the process of integrating the DPR and LPR legislation with the legislation of the Russian Federation, and the course of the Minsk process. These topics were discussed by the DPR People’s Council Chairman, Vladimir Bidyovka, on the…
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Marina Zheynova: Ukraine stays afloat only thanks to IMF loans

Deputy of the People’s Council Marina Zheynova urged Kiev to get into politics instead of war in an interview to the Federal News Agency.ʺUkraine was so determined to join the European Union that it made so much effort to literally destroy the potential it had had after the collapse of the USSR and to lead the rating of the poorest countries in Europe. Over the last 20 years, the Ukrainian population has fallen by more than 11 million people
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Finalists of republican contest ‘Person of the Year 2019’ awarded in Donetsk

On January 23, the capital's Centre for Slavic Culture, with the support of the Head of the Donetsk People’s Republic, hosted the final of the republican contest “Person of the Year 2019”. DPR Head Denis Pushilin, People’s Council Chairman Vladimir Bidyovka, deputies, representatives of ministries, departments, public movements and organizations attended the event.The Head of the Republic delivered an opening speech to the event participants.
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Vladislav Berdichevsky: Ukrainian politicians who predict DPR, LPR’s defeat should recall AFU’s military campaigns near Ilovaisk and Debaltsevo

People’s Council MP Vladislav Berdichevsky in an interview with the Federal News Agency commented on the statement of Ukraine's Defence Minister that the complete disengagement of forces and means on the contact line in Donbass contradicts the Minsk agreements.“For some reason, every new Defence Minister of Ukraine considers it their duty to talk about that the fact that they are knowledgeable about information about the presence of Russian
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Yuri Leonov: Why do we need law on naming of geographical features

The Deputy Chairman of the People’s Council’s Committee on Agriculture and Land Resources and Deputy Yuri Leonov outlined the Committee’s work on a draft law on naming of geographical features.ʺThe Committee is working on a draft law, which establishes the legal framework for the naming of geographical features. The issue of naming of administrative and territorial units of the Republic is important both for ordinary people and state bodies,
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Civilians killed by AFU attack commemorated in Donetsk

On January 22, a mourning rally was held in Donetsk in memory of civilians who perished as a result of shelling of the Bosse microdistrict.  Head of the DPR Denis Pushilin, Chairman of the People’s Council Vladimir Bidyovka, MPs, Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Pereverzeva, representatives of ministries and departments, as well as residents of the Republic, attended the event.The Head of the Republic addressed the gathered with an opening speech.
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Vladimir Bidyovka: Zelensky is not able to change Ukraine’s policy towards Donbass

A statement made by the Deputy Secretary of the National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine Sergey Krivonos on Kiev’s readiness to take Donbass back by force demonstrates that the peaceful settlement of the conflict is a low priority concern for Ukraine. This was stated by the Chairman of the DPR’s People’s Council Vladimir Bidyovka in his commentary to RIA Novosti.ʺSuch statements on the part of Ukraine only prove the fact that the
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Vladislav Berdichevsky: Donbass roots for peace, but our people are to independently determine their future fate

MP of the DPR People’s Council Vladislav Berdichevsky, in a commentary for the Federal News Agency, battered a statement of the Special Representative of OSCE Chairperson-in-Office in Trilateral Contact Group on the settlement of the situation in the East of Ukraine, Martin Sajdik, about the possibility of freezing the conflict in Donbass according to the Transnistrian scenario.The parliamentarian stated that Donetsk expected the OSCE to
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Vladimir Bidyovka: Residents of Donbass reaffirm their choice they made in May 2014

The Chairman of the DPR’s People’s Council Vladimir Bidyovka said in an interview to RIA Novosti that the residents of Donbass would love to see the region to become a full-fledged subject of the Russian Federation, but this was hampered by a difficult international situation.ʺThe residents of Donbass – of the Donetsk People’s Republic, and I am sure, as well as of the Lugansk People’s Republic -  reaffirm their choice they made in May 2014,
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