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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

No Victory Day

Kiev, May 9 No Victory Day in Kiev, and no parade. Instead Kreschatik Street is strewn with rubble and amassed flagstones. Enclosed by barbed wire and stacks of tires, metal shields and blackened pallets lie scattered around the tents. At the entrance to each, boxes silently collect offerings for The Cause, while flowers and memorial … Continue reading