Ukrainian crisis

25.03.2015 - 10:03   
10,000 miners strike in western Ukraine | Русская весна

Miners demand resignation of Ukraine's energy and coal industry minister and full repayment of wage arrears for January and February

25.03.2015 - 9:27   
Poroshenko dismisses Dnipropetrovsk Governor Kolomoisky | Русская весна

Is War of Oligarchs delayed?

21.03.2015 - 4:08   
Poroshenko reveales a secret of energy independence to Erdogan | Русская весна

After meeting with R. Erdogan Poroshenko told the journalists what advide he gave his Turkish colleague

20.03.2015 - 15:25   
Kiev under pressure from warmongers — Russia’s OSCE envoy | Русская весна

What makes Kiev strive for war?

20.03.2015 - 15:03   
Ukraine to request UN peacekeeping mission in Donbas | Русская весна

Kiev will on Friday start consultations in the UN Secretariat on the format and the mandate of the future mission

20.03.2015 - 7:02   
Assault on Givi - "Somalia" batallion commander in Makeyevka (VIDEO) | Русская весна

Not less than 12 bullets of 5,45×39 mm caliber were shot at his car but he managed to jump out

20.03.2015 - 6:24   
Igor Plotnitskiy: Gas price in Lugansk Republic to be four times lower than in Ukraine | Русская весна

Gas rates in Ukraine are rocketing, Lugansk is to keep the horses

04.03.2015 - 1:57   
Donetsk republic accuses Kiev of violating ceasefire 8 times overnight (VIDEO) | Русская весна

Ceasefire observed selectively

03.03.2015 - 5:57   
Poroshenko confirms request to UN and EU about peacekeepers - Lavrov warns and denies | Русская весна

Head of the Council for National Security and Defense Oleksandr Turchinov should control implementation of the decision. Lavrov is convinced that it is important to focus on Minsk agreement implementation.

03.03.2015 - 5:40   
Baghira - the first Serbian woman to serve in Novorossia army | Русская весна

She is 27 and the Russians fell in love with her beauty and accent at once. She has already been to Debaltsevo and seen the ugliest side of war.

02.03.2015 - 5:30   
Ukraine's official: Aidar batallion detained as they take weapons from Donbass to Kiev | Русская весна

Arms floating all over the country: let the chaos begin?

02.03.2015 - 5:18   
Most residents in DPR trust authorities, cannot imagine future as part of Ukraine - survey | Русская весна

At least 3,217 residents of the DPR cities and towns of Donetsk, Makeyevka, Gorlovka, Snezhnoye and Khartsyzsk have been polled

02.03.2015 - 5:12   
DPR finalises withdrawal of heavy weapons from engagement line - defence ministry | Русская весна

The withdrawal was suoervised by OSCE observers

26.02.2015 - 7:35   
Russians say US weapons supplies to Ukraine could trigger global war — poll | Русская весна

Almost a quarter of those polled believe Moscow should take no action if weapons are supplied to Ukraine

26.02.2015 - 7:28   
OSCE concerned Kiev units are not withdrawing heavy armaments — Russian OSCE envoy | Русская весна

The Ukrainian military claim they need "a pause of some kind", says Russia’s permanent representative to the OSCE

26.02.2015 - 7:26   
Two Ukrainian nuclear power plants boost security over bomb threat | Русская весна

Officers of the Ukrainian Interior Ministry and Security Service are guarding the NPPs

25.02.2015 - 18:30   
Clashes in Kiev as anti-government protest escalates (VIDEO) | Русская весна

Protesters are throwing Molotov cocktails at the building of the Prosecutor-General’s Office

24.02.2015 - 14:02   
Kiev blocks food supplies to Donbass | Русская весна

24.02.2015 - 4:21   
DPR: USA already launched arms supply to Ukraine, Pentagon denies | Русская весна

Pentagon's new chief, Ashton Carter, said on Sunday he has not yet given any recommendations for President Barack Obama on whether Washington should send lethal arms to the Kiev authorities.

24.02.2015 - 3:49   
Germany unsatisfied with implementation of Minsk agreements — government spokesman | Русская весна

A comprehensive ceasefire is of crucial importance, the German government is worried that it is not seen yet, German government spokesman Steffen Seibert says

24.02.2015 - 3:41   
Russia to send the next aid convoy to Donetsk and Lugansk Republics | Русская весна

The convoy would deliver foodstuffs, medicines, daily necessities and other essential items for citizens affected by military action in the war-torn region

23.02.2015 - 5:32   
Rich trophies of Debaltsevo: artillery, armored vehicles and the rest (FOTOS, VIDEO) | Русская весна

Donbass militia evacuates trophies from Debaltsevo encirclement

23.02.2015 - 3:29   
VICE: Heroes of the Euromaidan revolution are leaving Ukraine | Русская весна

An article by magazine about those not happy with their "revolution of dignity" results and not willing to enjoy "fruits of democracy".

23.02.2015 - 2:55   
DPR defence ministry: our positions shelled by Ukraine’s Azov battalion | Русская весна

Eduard Basurin, the ministry’s spokesman, said fire had been reported near Shirokino settlemet overnight to Sunday

23.02.2015 - 2:42   
OSCE: Debaltsevo is on brink of humanitarian catastrophe (PHOTOS) | Русская весна

No food, no electricity, no medicines in the town - report OSCE monitors after visiting Debaltsevo

22.02.2015 - 18:49   
The Sunday Times: Half Kiev’s forces in east Ukraine killed by poor kit, friendly fire | Русская весна

The paper cited a former UK soldier who resigned to become an instructor of the Ukrainian National Guard in May 2014

22.02.2015 - 18:32   
Four killed in explosion at Maidan anniversary rally in Kharkow (VIDEO) | Русская весна

Ukrainian Security Service has reportedly arrested four suspects in an explosion in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv that has claimed lives of at least two people during a 500-strong rally on the anniversary of Maidan protest

21.02.2015 - 3:28   
UK journalist in Ukraine ashamed of misrepresentation of events in Donbass | Русская весна

Graham Phillips said he was ashamed of UK position regarding events in Donbass adding that he was doing as much as he can to correctly represent his country

21.02.2015 - 3:15   
Russian humanitarian aid delivered to Debaltsevo | Русская весна

The humanitarian cargoes include foodstuffs so badly needed by Debaltsevo’s residents

21.02.2015 - 3:09   
"Freedom finally! We were weeping for joy when Lugansk militia entered the town" (VIDEO) | Русская весна

Video by Graham Phillips. Small settlement near notorious Debaltsevo liberated by Lugansk militia, the locals tell how they lived under Ukrainian forces war-regime.

21.02.2015 - 1:05   
Poroshenko booed and whistled at Maydan anniversary meeting (VIDEO) | Русская весна

It's been only a year but Ukrainian people are bitterly dissapointed and longing for more changes

21.02.2015 - 0:08   
Situation in Debaltsevo not to disrupt Minsk agreements — OSCE (PHOTOS) | Русская весна

OSCE special envoy Contact Group on Ukrainian settlement Heidi Tagliavini urges to consider the recent clashes in Debaltsevo to be only inconsistencies in the implementation of the Minsk agreements

20.02.2015 - 23:58   
UN rights chief says Ukraine death toll may be higher than known 5,700 | Русская весна

In an interview with Russian news agency TASS, Rupert Colville explained that the real figure may be considerably higher given that the UN had so far not managed to get reliable information on casualties in Debaltsevo

20.02.2015 - 23:49   
No Evidence of Russian Military Hardware Presence in Ukraine – Hollande | Русская весна

Is Europe changing its tune?

20.02.2015 - 4:19   
Fascist helmet found in Debaltsevo after Kiev forces retreated | Русская весна

Ukrainian troops left not only munition and weaponry on the positions in Debaltsevo

20.02.2015 - 3:25   
Donetsk republic leader claims he was shot by sniper | Русская весна

Head of Donetsk Republic Alexander Zakharchenko received a gunshot wound to the leg in combat near Debaltsevo on February 17

20.02.2015 - 3:09   
Donetsk Republic to renounce Minsk deals if Kiev forces continue shelling its towns | Русская весна

Basurin said that the Ukrainian side had been delivering indiscriminate barraging fire in the areas around the townships of Vidnoye and Opytnoye since Wednesday afternoon

18.02.2015 - 14:21   
BBC reporter almost killed by Ukrainian shell while accusing militia of shelling | Русская весна

BBC reporter runs from incoming Ukrainian artillery, but calls it "outgoing rebel shelling". Apparently in the Western media, you should not believe your own eyes or reason—out is in, up is down, and left is right.

18.02.2015 - 5:04   
BREAKING: Alexander Zakharchenko wounded | Русская весна

Head of Donetsk Republic Alexander Zakharchenko got bullet wound in combat actions in Debaltsevo downtown.

18.02.2015 - 4:26   
Kiev's army pulling heavy weapons closer to Debaltsevo to unblock trapped troops — DPR Defence Ministry | Русская весна

Hundreds of Ukrainian troops had surrendered to DPR militias over the past 24 hours, a spokesman for the defense ministry of Donetsk People’s Republic says

18.02.2015 - 4:16   
Putin in Hungary: West already supplies arms to Kiev | Русская весна

Vladimir Putin said that Kiev is being armed by Western allies, according to Moscow's information

17.02.2015 - 14:13   
Donbass militia control Debaltsevo railway terminal, eastern outskirts — DPR defense ministry | Русская весна

Donetsk and Luhansk military units control the railway terminal and Debaltsevo’s eastern outskirts, but this is not in any way the larger part of the town, DPR defense ministry representative says

17.02.2015 - 13:05   
Ukraine presents list of required military hardware to US. So what was Minsk deal about? | Русская весна

The list includes armored vehicles and firearms

16.02.2015 - 1:54   
The hawks want war | Русская весна

The Americans want to send weapons to Ukraine. It will be a huge mistake, says Asle Toje, Norwegian foreign policy expert

15.02.2015 - 17:59   
DPR defence ministry: situation in Donetsk Republic quiet, truce is observed generally | Русская весна

Earlier on Sunday, speaker of the General Staff Vladislav Seleznev said firing at positions of the Ukrainian military has not been registered since 3 a.m

15.02.2015 - 11:48   
Right Sector leader Dmitry Yarosh to create parallel Armed Forces of Ukraine | Русская весна

Failed state reality - two nazi armies. What comes next? Two separate governments?

11.02.2015 - 14:34   
Ukrainian PM's daughter singning while Donetsk being severely shelled (VIDEO) | Русская весна

The new reality of post-maidan Ukraine

11.02.2015 - 5:41   
Donetska Republic militia have information Kiev is preparing attack on Donetsk  | Русская весна

Donetsk - torn by war - but awaits more fire

11.02.2015 - 5:34   
Minsk talks: heavy troops withdrawal, ceasefire regime | Русская весна

Participants discuss Donbass state structure

11.02.2015 - 5:17   
Ukrainian shell hits social canteen in Pervomaisk (VIDEO) | Русская весна

Dramatic video ending up in a shelter - journalists hide from the shelling with local civilians

10.02.2015 - 11:56   
Ukraine’s currency just collapsed 50 percent in two days | Русская весна

Ukraine, to use a technical term, is broke. That's what you call a country whose currency has lost half its value in just two daysThe problem is simple: Ukraine has no money and barely any economy. It's already talking to the IMF

10.02.2015 - 11:41   
Ukraine forces take payment to evacuate civilians — eastern region human rights chief | Русская весна

According to Donetsk Republic's commissioner for human rights, the Ukrainian side did not hesitate to collect payments for transporting civilians from Debaltsevo to Slavyansk by bus

10.02.2015 - 10:35   
CNN calls Ukrainian army warring in Donbass ‘pro-US troops’ | Русская весна

The ticker line saying "Obama considers arming pro-US troops" was kept on the screen for several minutes during a newscast devoted to Obama’s meeting with German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel

10.02.2015 - 10:18   
Nearly 27,000 Ukrainian refugees stay at Russian temporary accommodation facilities | Русская весна

The Ukrainian refugees, whose number has been practically unchanged compared with the previous week, are being provided with food and medical care, as well as information services

09.02.2015 - 4:52   
The war on women (VIDEO) | Русская весна

A heart-breaking interview of a wounded woman whose house was destroyed by Ukrainian shell