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The Vostok Battalion, the Chechen Bugbear, and a Homecoming

Donetsk, May 29 It’s 8:00 PM when the soldiers of the Vostok Battalion gather near the BTR (armored personnel carrier.) An officer gives the order and the soldiers climb on top—perhaps a dozen of them. The vehicle maneuvers slowly, taking the street toward Artyom avenue. The crowd splits to let it pass, and applauds. Some of … Continue reading

Fiasco Strike and Military Operations

Donetsk, May 20 Yesterday at midnight, the oligarch Akhmetov called a strike to protest against the war and especially against the pro-Russians, whose rebellion, according to him, would have devastated the East of the country. The strike turned into a fiasco. The participation of the workers has been modest, with no statement or position taken. They … Continue reading