Tag-arkiv: DPR

De amerikanske lejesoldater i Ukraine – og andre steder

At der deltager lejesoldater fra det amerikansk ”sikkerhedsfirma” Academi (tidligere BlackWater) i krigen i Ukraine er en gammel nyhed. Under slaget om industribyen, Slavjansk, for omkring et år siden, kunne det tyske blad, Bild am Sonntag, fortælle, at der på regeringens side kæmpede mindst 400 lejesoldater fra Academi. Nu har man også bemærket deres tilstedeværelse […]

Ukraine: Folkerepublik slår angreb fra nynazister tilbage

”Den 15. april var Ukraines væbnede styrker og DPR’s militser engageret i et slag, da Ukraines væbnede styrker udløste et angreb i to retninger, men de blev slået tilbage sagde lederen af DPR”, skrev TASS den 16. ”Et stort antal ukrainske soldater blev dræbt og omkring 300 blev såret i et forsøg på at bryde […]

Most residents in DPR trust authorities, cannot imagine future as part of Ukraine – survey

The head of the People’s Republic of Donetsk Alexander Zakharchenko: March 1. Most residents in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) trust the current authorities and do not want to live within Ukraine, says a survey carried out by a group of sociologists from the Donetsk National University. The opinion poll published by the Donetsk […]

E. Ukraine leaders order ceasefire, voice amendments to constitution

  Rebels drive an armoured vehicle on the outskirts of Donetsk January 22, 2015. (Reuters/Alexander Ermochenko) The eastern Ukrainian militias will stop all military action on Sunday in accordance with the Minsk peace deal, but will suppress any provocations which may be organized by Kiev forces, said Aleksandr Zakharchenko, head of Donetsk People’s Republic. As […]

4th mass grave found in E. Ukraine, self-defense forces report

One more mass grave has been found in a village in eastern Ukraine, say self-defense forces. The site was located days after OSCE mission confirmed the discovery of three mass burial sites in areas recently abandoned by Kiev forces. The new site of the suspected murders is near Nyzhnia Krynka village, not far from the […]