Good afternoon! Scheduled training sessions were held, the process of improving the coordination of motorized rifle and tank battalions continued in the Armed Forces of the Donetsk People's Republic. Over the past day, nine violations of the ceasefire regime were recorded from the positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.
The official DONi Donbass International News Agency, placed in the Donetsk People's Republic, has faced a temporary stoppage of its informational works due the organizational re-arrangements and structural changes.
A number of "authoritative" European countries stand against the US supplies of arms to Ukraine and are unwilling to join, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stated in an interview with Russia-1 TV channel.
A Ukrainian sabotage and reconnaissance group last night conducted an unsuccessful combat sortie to the positions of the DPR Army in the north of Donetsk, resulting in the loss of four soldiers killed and wounded, and another was captured. This was announced today by the head of the press service of the Armed Forces of the Republic Daniil Bezsonov.
On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the proclamation of the Donetsk-Krivoy Rog Republic, on February 12, Head of the Donetsk People's Republic Alexander Zakharchenko took part in the celebration of the jubilee and opened The Living Memory Book project.
According to the information received, militants of the Right Sector radical group are to "guard" prisoners inside the camp.
4 Ukrainian gunmen got wounded due to fire in one of the AFU units; the fire took place right in the Ukrainian servicemen positions, reports the DPR Operational Command’s Vice-Commander, Eduard Basurin. “In the 30th separate mechanized brigade as a result of fire in the trench shelter 4 Ukrainian gunmen got multiple burns,” said the Vice-Commader.
The half of medical vehicles Bogdan-2251 delivered on the positions of the Ukrainian army in Donbass was repaired or returned to the factory, Volunteers' Council under Ukraine's Defense Ministry, Member Valentina Varava states. 20 vehicles out of 50 delivered have been already repaired, five vehicles more have been repaired on-site, the volunteer explained.
In Mariupol comrades-in-arms hanged the AFU officer having accused him of “separatism”, because he had the nerve to criticize current government and its actions in Donbass, reports the DPR Operational Command’s Vice-Commander, Eduard Basurin. According to the Vice-Commander, another cynical murder of an officer Ukrainian Command reported as suicide.
Two servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) were wounded at night while an explosive device in southern front detonated, DPR Operational Command, Vice-Commander Eduard Basurin states.
The United States is pushing Ukraine to launch a large-scale war, the Head of the Donetsk People's Republic Alexander Zakharchenko stated such an opinion yesterday, on December 27, during the "Frank conversation" program, answering the question of Janus Putkonen, Director of the International DONi News Agency, about the actions of the West and their NATO alli
Andrey Rudenko from the Russian media has interviewed the new Head of the Lugansk People's Republic, Leonid Pasechnik. Video has English subtitles and its published by American freelance journalist in Donbass, Patrick Lancaster on 27 November 2017. DONi News Agency
The second day of the crisis in the Lugansk People’s Republic started and continued in a relatively calm atmosphere on Wednesday, November 22. The standoff between the Head of the Republic and the ex-Minister of the Interior will have been lasting two days and nights already.
The volatile situation in Lugansk gave rise to rumours in the city about a military coup and the displacement of the current authorities of the Lugansk People's Republic on Tuesday.
American freelance journalist, Patrick Lancaster, collected and handed over 23 pieces of bones, found in the crash site of the Malesian Airlines flight MH17 in the Donetsk People's Republic, to the Dutch investigators of the tragedy. After the forensic investigation it is now officially confirmed, that 15 of the 23 bones pieces belonged to 7 passengers of the plane, which was shot down over Donbass in 2014.
Russian media sources revealed that on Tuesday Russian Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev, instructed the Russian Defence Ministry to begin talks with its Lebanese counterpart to sign a military cooperation agreement between Russia and Lebanon. This was also reported by Russia Insider.
A number of Western countries are allergic to Moscow’s domestic and foreign policy successes, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at a master class for the Leaders of Russia contest finalists, reports TASS News on Wednesday.
"The government of the United States is clearly in demonic hands. We are overflowing with proof", writes American well known analytist and ex-official Paul Graig Roberts in his website.
Iran's top military commander says the United States is transferring Daesh (ISIS) to Afghanistan now that the terrorists have lost their strongholds in Iraq and Syria. This was reported by PressTV.
Over 3,500 advanced weapon systems and pieces of military and special hardware arrived for the Russian Armed Forces in 2017, Russia’s Defense Minister Army General Sergey Shoigu said on Wednesday according to Russian TASS News Agency.
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