Memorial service for the civilians murdered by punitive forces took place in Donetsk

08.09.2015, Donetsk.

A memorial service for the civilians of Donetsk People’s Republic took place today as a part of Donbass Liberation Day in the Leninsky Komsomol park of the capital. Donbass Liberation Day is celebrated on September 8 – the day Donetsk was fully liberated from fascists by the Soviet army in 1943.

The head of DPR, Aleksandr Zakharchenko, has visited the memorial service. Approximately seven thousand people have gathered near the monument to the murdered residents of Donbass. Archimandrite Kiprian, the dean of Donetsk Church of the Holy Martyr John the Warrior, has headed the memorial service.

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Kiev junta’s militants are provoking LPR militia more often

08.09.2015, LPR.

The number of provocations by Kiev junta has increased on territories near the contact line in the past four days, according to LPR People’s Militia Deputy Commander Igor Yashenko.

Ukrainian military has conducted 14 provocations in order to provoke our units to return fire.

He told that the provocations have been noted in areas occupied by the junta – near Popasnoye, Sizoye, Zheltoye, Katerinovka. Cases when the punitive forces have shelled their own positions have also been registered. “All noted provocations are registered and filed to the Joint Center for Ceasefire Control and Coordination,” Yashenko said.

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DA platform in Kishinev doesn’t want to join forces with opposition politicians

08.09.2015, Kishinev.

DA (“Dignity and Truth”) civil platform which organized the rallies in Kishinev does not want to have anything to do with politicians from other opposition parties, as well as parties, which have formed the ruling coalition, said the DA rally press-center head Vasile Nastase.

According to him, the protests in Kishinev were launched by the representatives of the civil society who stand for resignation of the government of the country and “reboot of the authority.

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Kiev junta’s militants have violated the ceasefire 7 times in past 24 hours in DPR

08.09.2015, DPR.

The punitive forces have violated the ceasefire 7 times in the past 24 hours, according to DPR Defense Ministry. 82mm and 120mm caliber mortars were used.

Yesterday the punitive forces have shelled Sakhanka village from Shyrkino by 120mm caliber mortars . Zhabichevo, Oktyabrsky and the region of Donetsk airport also came under fire.


Source: Donetsk News Agency

Russian journalists detained in Kishinev airport

07.09.2015, Kishinev.

LifeNews channel journalist and cameraman were detained during passport control in the main Moldova airport. Russian TV channel correspondents, Natalia Kalysheva and Aleksey Kazannikov have spent approximately eight hours in the airport transit area. Their passports were taken away from them, instead customs officers have issued them a paper listing allegations according to which the journalists are banned from visiting the country.

Customs officers told the journalists that Moldova had no interest in a Russia TV channel covering events in central Kishinev.

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