People have been gathering from morning to get a place in the long queue, which stretches from one metro station to another. Those who come are totally elated, some bring the flags of People's Republic , chanting "Hail Donbass! Hail coal miners of Donbass!"
The big day in the history of People's republic has started with crowds pouring in right from the morning. Smiling and happy, people kept coming non-stop, ready to decide their own fate and showing probably the highest attendance in the past 23 years
The day of referendum was marked by few hot spots, but the events that took place in Krasnoarmeysk turned into another tragedy.
We hereby report on the details of self-determination referendum that took place on 11 May 2014 in Donetsk Oblast (DNR)
We bring to your attention a video digest for the past 10 days
The way they have executed participants of a peaceful procession on May 9 is yet another example of horrible cynicism and atrocity. No one will ever forget how people were shot on the Victory day - people who did not hide their faces, who had no weapons, not even a stick with them
rivate Markits, 93rd Mechanized Brigade, Cherkaske, Dnepropetrovsk region" - a not-so-young soldier reports in a military manner. He is one of those who have switched sides - from Ukrainian army to rebels, when he realized that he is supposed to fight not terrorists (as Kiev said) but ordinary people. His own people
An eyewitness lady provides evidence of murders and horrorful crimes committed by the ultra-nationalists and nazi agressors at Odessa Trade Unions Assembly Hall on 2 May 2014
We believe the public has a right to know facts about people that have been so keen to not let the public opinion be voiced out, heard, and recognised
Miroslav Rudenko took part in a Skype press conference on May 8 in the information center of South-East front. One of the leaders of People’s standoff offered a commentary on the present status in the region influenced by recent violence escalation.
The People’s Republic of Donetsk will be using roubles in the near future.
After a long and exhausting fight, Mariupol has been taken over by protesters.
The famous patriotic march «Proshaniye slavyanki» (Farewell of Slavic woman) rang in the air as fighters of the batallion «East» set out on a rescue mission, just like their grandfathers decades ago in the II World War.
According to reliable sources, junta representatives, deputies Evgeniy Heller and Vadim Novinsky are on their way to Luhansk.
« The junta-sent fascists destroyed our well-being » Slavjansk civil populace describe what happenned
This afternoon local people gathered near the Primorye Police Department and demanded to release activists that were arrested at the City Hall simply because they were expressing their views against Kiev’s junta government
A brief commentary from Igor Strelkov on today’s events
Odessa Communion” civil rights group leaders Denis Jatsjuk and Dmitrij Odinov addressed the public on 7 May 2014 delivering the following message
Slavyansk is living what has become a normal life today – a small city, in a chokehold by army forces, special force units and what they call National troops, is continuing the standoff. Few checkpoints at the outskirts have been taken by Ukrainian forces but main city hot spots are under control of Self Defense forces.
Speculations that police in Odessa deliberately under-report the victim count, has been confirmed. According to Odessa activists, there are about 130 dead bodies in the morgue, many of them can be identified only through DNA analysis.
On the 7th of may an information centre of the South-Eastern Front interviewed Nikolai Zaicev from Dnepropetrovsk via Skype
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has expressed criticism over the plans of military parade in Crimea, which has become a part of Russia as a result of referendum among its people. The parade is meant to commemorate USSR's victory over fascist Germany and will be held on 9th of May, among speculations that Vladimir Putin will attend the parade.
A number of civil as well as military cargo and personell vehicles with people wearing COSSACK uniform and escorted by police vehicles entered Antracit, a town in Lugansk Oblast.
We hereby publish the first set of video footage documenting the crimes that took place in Odessa during Easter week on 2 May 2014.
As OSCE observers were being taken to safety from Slavyanks, they were shot at on their way to Donetsk airport. The attackers were no other than Ukrainian army forces, supposed to be protecting the observers.
Locals of Raigorodok (a township near Slavyansk) reported seeing two fighter jets at 20:00. "They were hovering here and there, the leading jet firing decoy flares - it continued for quite some time, as if they were after something.
May 5th. According to the source in local police, one of the survivors of Odessa massacrehas been murdered. Vitaliy Chudko (known as "Bosun") was freed on May 4th together with other victims of radicals but the legalized Ukrainian butchers have managed to complete their mission.
I have been watching the video of the police station occupation in Gorlovka (Horlivka) and now I now for sure how the news are made and how the history is written.
This beautiful morning of the Holy week saw a truly beautiful sight: 4 armored troop carriers entered Slovyansk, emanating military strength, in full accordance with the Nation's Pastor Turchinov last Ukrainian warning. Vehicles with commandos (most likely of the 25th airmobile brigade) proceeded straight into the heart of the city, undeterred. Under Russian colors.
Ukrainian couselor- minister of internal affairs, Stanislav Rechinskiy, has officially announced 19 regions (oblast) of Ukraine a land of potential gunmen. According to Rechinskiy, they intend to form volunteer patrols, in order to preserve law and order and prevent national discord. This noble intention will be supported by machine guns, distributed freely to «volunteers».
Ukrainian presidential candidate, Oleg Tsarev, was brutally assaulted in Kiev by a mob of neo-Nazis. The incident took place at night, on 15th April (you can see the footage of events). While he was being interviewed on the ICTV show «Freedom of speech», a crowd of extremist supporters of «Maidan» surrounded the building.