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Industry struggle more complicated than battlefield – Alexander Zakharchenko

On May 26, the Head of the Donetsk People's Republic visited the Donetsk Electrotechnical Plant, at which receivership had been introduced recently. The company produces and repairs almost every electric engine (with 1,600 kW of power per unit), starters and substations in explosion-proof design, as well as minor equipment for the coal-mining complex.

Russian Armed Forces reached strategic parity with NATO - Russian Defense Minister

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu signaled Wednesday that Russia has managed to achieve strategic parity with NATO, despite the fact that it spends on defense far less than the United States. Delivering a speech at a government session in the upper house of the Russian parliament, Shoigu pointed out that Russia spends 11 times less than the United States on defense and one-third of China's defense spending.

Leaked documents: Ukrainian Air Forces shot down MH17 - confirms conspiracy and guilt

Truly sensational new document leak confirms Kiev's direct responsibility for shooting down the Malesian Airlines flight MH17 in Donbass on July 17, 2014. Ukrainian top secret official documents show us that the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) was ordered to hide all evidence from the Ukrainian responsibility and especially everything which could prove Ukrainian air forces involvement in executed secret state terrorism operation.

Poroshenko is going to rename Crimea

Pyotr Poroshenko said that without agreement of Crimean inhabitants, the vast majority of which are ethnic Russians, the peninsula will be declared by the Verkhovna Rada the "Crimean Tatar autonomy." The Ukrainian president said this at a meeting in Kiev, dedicated to the anniversary of the tatars' expulsion from the Crimea during the Great Patriotic War.

Poroshenko escapes from people shouting 'Liar'

A video appeared in the Internet where the Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko leaves the territory of the National Historical and Memorial Reserve "Bykovnyansk graves", under the whistle of people shouting after him: "Shame!", "Liar!".

DEFENCE

Aftermath of Ukrainian shelling in Northern Donetsk [VIDEO]

The Ukrainian armed forces shelled civilian district Severne Donetsk (Northern Donetsk) on Monday with artillery. Civilian houses were badly damaged in heavy caliber shelling. Video shows the aftermath from of the latest Ukrainian aggression. DONi News Agency Video: Ministry of Information, 05/22/2017

Woman wounded as Ukrainian troops shell Donetsk

A civilian was wounded in Spartak village in the northern suburb of Donetsk as a result of a shelling by Ukrainian forces, reported the DPR Operational Command. "In the village of Spartak, on Oktyabrskaya Street, 50, a civilian was wounded in the AFU shelling," said the Command representative. Reportedly, the woman’s condition was satisfactory. DONi News Agency 

Ukrainian forces launch over 2 thousand shells onto DPR territory over past week

Over the past week Ukrainians forces committed 324 ceasefire violations launching 2, 146 shells and mortar rounds onto the DPR territory, reports the DPR Operational Command’s Vice-Commander, Eduard Basurin. “In total, over the past week the enemy committed 324 ceasefire violations and launched onto the Republic’s territory 2,146 mortar rounds, tank and artillery shells and projectiles,” said Basurin.

Ukrainian forces shelling Frunze locality, LPR [VIDEO]

Zrunze village in the Lugansk People's Republic was shelled by Ukrainian guided anti-tank missile. Alexander Mazeikin, the Head of the LPR People’s Militia press-service reports from the scene. "In the locality of Frunze at the street of Soviets as a result of the Ukrainian forces’ shelling, the roof, windows and gas line of the house № 135 were damaged badly. The shelling was conducted with the anti tank guided missile," Mazeikin said. DONi News Agency

Report: Ukraine shelled Donetsk – One house destroyed, little girl and mother injured [VIDEO]

At 3:30 last night, as a revenge for the celebrations of the Victory Day, the Ukrainian army has heavily shelled with tanks the Kuibychevsky district of Donetsk. As a result of this shelling, one house was damaged, another one was completely destroyed, and half of the family which lived here was injured.

Donbass Life

Escalation continues in Donbass, and civilians pay its price [VIDEO]

During the last 24 hours, the Ukrainian army has violated 63 times the ceasefire, and shelled 22 localities of the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR). The most intensive shellings were carried against Yasinovataya, Spartak, Dokuchaevsk, and the Kuibyshevsky and Petrovsky districts of Donetsk.

LPR holds military parade and Immortal Regiment march (PHOTOS)

The military parade, dedicated to the 72nd anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, was held at the Teatralnaya Square in the center of Lugansk. The parade was attended by about 1,200 military personnel and law enforcement officers of the LPR, the Ministry for Emergency Situations, and the cadets.

Donetsk holds military parade marking 72nd WWII Victory Day anniversary [PHOTOS & VIDEO]

The Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) has celebrated the 72nd anniversary of the Victory over fascist Germany by a large-scale military parade. The event took place in the central district of the capital. Seventeen foot parade squads and over fifty units of military hardware walked along the main street.  

15,000 DPR residents brought together at legendary Saur-Mogila Mound on Victory Day eve

Celebrations on the occasion of the 72nd anniversary of the Victory of the Soviet people over fascist Germany began today on the territory of the Saur-Mogila memorial complex near the town of Shakhtyorsk in the east of the Donetsk People's Republic.

Activists from Italy visited Donetsk People's Republic [TV REPORT]

Italian social activists visited the DPR. The “Cantiere Laboratorio” organization’s president, Vittorio Gigliotti, and the Head of “Speranza” cultural organization, Irina Vehoreva, were accompanied by the DPR Operational Command’s Vice Commander, Eduard Basurin.  Guests visited the contact line and witnessed the destructions along it. 

Other

Russia: NATO relations in deepest crisis since end of the Cold War

Russia warns NATO against military buildup along eastern border. Moscow calls on NATO to halt attempts of building relations with Russia in the spirit of the confrontation era until it is too late, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday. The ministry said "at this stage Russian-NATO relations are in the deepest crisis since the end of the Cold War."

Russian Armed Forces reached strategic parity with NATO - Russian Defense Minister

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu signaled Wednesday that Russia has managed to achieve strategic parity with NATO, despite the fact that it spends on defense far less than the United States. Delivering a speech at a government session in the upper house of the Russian parliament, Shoigu pointed out that Russia spends 11 times less than the United States on defense and one-third of China's defense spending.

Will of the majority keeps Serbia out from NATO - Serbian prime minister

If Serbia joined NATO, it would solve many issues but it would also create a rift in society that would last for decades, as 75% of the country’s population does not support NATO membership, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said on Monday. While addressing students, he explained that "by joining NATO, Serbia would have solved a considerable number of issues that it has been facing it but it would have been against the will of 75% of the people."

Top security official: 'No chance of color revolution in Russia'

Russian authorities control the situation in the country and will not allow a ‘color revolution’ scenario planned by foreign special services, says Secretary of the Security Council Nikolay Patrushev. This was reported by RT News.

Syria: 'US-led Coalition Attacked its Positions' - Russia: 'Absolutely Unacceptable'

The US-led coalition delivered an air strike on Thursday on the Syrian army’s positions on the al-Tanf road in the Homs province, the news agency SANA quoted the Syrian command as saying on Friday. "The Syrian Arab Army is the sole legitimate force fighting terrorist groupings on the territory of Syria with the support of its allies and no party whatsoever has the right to limit the scope of its military operations," the statement says.

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