Posts Tagged ‘ Donetsk ’

Vladimir Putin Is Accidentally Bringing Eastern and Western Ukraine Together

Apr 16th, 2014 | By

BY Leonid Ragozin April 16, 2014 There are no tank battles or carpet bombings, but war is creeping into Ukraine. When Russia invaded Crimea last month, it was more of a parade—the Ukrainian army put up no real resistance, and the locals were either pleased with the turn of events or apathetic. This time, a…

DISPATCH: The Siege of Sloviansk

Apr 16th, 2014 | By

Inside a brewing insurgency as Ukraine sends in the tanks to quell unrest in its chaotic East. BY DAVID PATRIKARAKOS APRIL 15, 2014 Kiev, Ukraine — Large contingents of Ukrainian forces are now on the move near Sloviansk and the nearby town of Kramatorsk, where separatists have also seized a government building. But the mood…

Ummah Said Ismahilov: “Ignore the Information War Against Euromaidan”

Jan 5th, 2014 | By

Currently the information war regarding Euromaidan can be characterized in the following manner: we are constantly in an explantive manner and they are always “rubbing in”, that oppositional leaders – “are nobody,” we are not needed by the European Union, but an “improvement” will quickly appear for us either in epaulettes or in civies, or…

In Donetsk regional council guests vote with keycards of absent members

Jun 12th, 2011 | By

Voting in person is mandatory according to this council’s regulations. However the site informs that this practice of giving the keycards to non members is quite common – assistants, consultants, even relatives can vote for absent members. Like in Ukrainian Parliament many members do not attend the sessions of the council for months.