Zakharchenko’s border decree was long-coming

The head of the Donetsk People’s Republic, Alexander Zakharchenko, has signed a decree giving the contact line in Donbass the status of a state border. According to the document, crossing the border is permitted only though border control posts with compulsory registration. This decree was signed amidst an intensification of Ukrainian saboteur-terrorist activity. Last week […]

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Deciphering the Donbass Escalation: Casualty Understatements and Humanitarian Lies

UAF and DPR losses  .. Practically all observers in Ukraine and Donbass, besides representatives of Ukrainian officialdom, have noted the high casualty count among Ukrainian troops and the militants of the Ukrainian neo-Nazi battalions. Unofficial Ukrainian sources have also stressed that lack of military advisability of advancing 100 meters forward (what Ukrainian propaganda calls the […]

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The Trump Effect in Donbass: Poroshenko juggles heavy losses and failed diplomacy

The military situation in the Donetsk People’s Republic Battles have not quieted down since January 29th. The Ukrainian Armed Forces’ tactic of gradually seizing neutral territories (“creeping offensive”) appears to have highly infatuated Ukrainian officers and patriots in the rear and is now taking on a life of its own. The result has been that […]

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