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Elections, Kholodomor, and the Great Ukrainian Kerch Raid

On November 11, DNR and LNR held elections to choose new heads of state and parliaments. International condemnation ensued. In a joint statement, Germany, France, Poland, Italy, Sweden, Belgium, the Netherlands, and the UK stated such elections violate Minsk agreements and the Ukrainian law and urged Russia to stop them from taking place. UN statements … Continue reading

Going to Novorossiya

Going to Novorossiya to be with those who believe in Dignity and Honor and know how to live free Gonna stand beside them till the very end gonna burn my money and make some new friends I am from the US but I know the US is wrong I’m gonna do more to right it … Continue reading

Despite It All, It’s Donbass Ya’ll!

Today, November 2, Donetsk had its first snowfall. It began in the afternoon quite unexpectedly. In the morning, the sky was clear. It was cold, but no one believed snowflakes could drop instead of bombs. Yesterday, as I reached the checkpoint on Putilovsky Bridge, a concerned soldier approached me at brisk pace and asked, ‘What … Continue reading

A Partisan’s Tale: As You Come Here, It All Gets Clear

Last night at the DPR Army checkpoint, next to the bridge at the end of Kievskiy Avenue, men fired machine guns from behind sandbags and artillery hammered the diminishing Ukrainian positions inside Donetsk Airport. It was almost dark when I left, after spending an hour in the dugout. Sashka had run in front of me, … Continue reading

Ukrops March in Donetsk

  Donetsk, August 24 This time, psycho president Poroshenko has kept his word. Some weeks ago, with his usual arrogance, he declared that on Independence Day the soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine¬†would have a parade in Donetsk. And here they are! Such nice lines of losers! They walk slowly, hunched over, frightened. One … Continue reading

The Guys Are Back in Town

Donetsk, August 1 They’ve shown up, finally. Tired, hungry, sweaty, wearing flak jackets, American photographer Patrick Lancaster and freelancers David F. and Chris A. have crossed the threshold with a smile. Because after 16 hours of detention even the hostel you found on the net is worth being called home. It was not the first … Continue reading

The Truce That Never Was

Donetsk, June 23 A trilateral meeting was held today at the Donetsk People’s Republic headquarters. Aleksandr Boroday, Prime Minister of DPR, called it an “unofficial preliminary consultation” in order to start a peaceful settlement to the conflict. Along with representatives of Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics, attended OSCE special envoy Heidi Tagliavini, Russia’s ambassador Mikhail … Continue reading

Murder, Shelling, Evacuation, and the Bidens Cheer

Donetsk, June 7 Today at 10:00 AM, Maxim Petruhin was murdered. He was shot at point blank range by automatic rifles while he was driving. When the car stopped, they pulled him out by force and shot him in the head. He was a 28-year old MP of Donetsk People’s Republic and Chairman Pushilin’s assistant. … Continue reading