DPR, LPR report concentration of Kiev junta’s militants and hardware near ​​Gorlovka, Lugansk

15.11.2015, Donbass.

According to the DPR intelligence, Kiev junta has redeployed artillery, tanks, IFVs (infantry fighting vehicles) and APCs (armored personnel carriers), up to 30 pieces of military hardware in total, as well as punitive troops to the area of Gorlovka. “These actions clearly indicate militants’ intention to destroy the emerging sprouts of fragile peace,” Donetsk News Agency quotes a representative of Donetsk People’s Republic Ministry of Defense.


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Kiev junta TV channel journalist flees to Lugansk People’s Republic

23.09.2015, Lugansk.

Ukrainian journalist Alla Grushko, who used to work on one of Lugansk TV channels and left to the Nazi-controlled Severodonetsk city when Kiev junta launched the punitive operation in Donbass, quit her job and joined the Lugansk People’s Republic.

The channel belongs to a former Ukrainian Parliament MP. The policy of the channel depends on the position of the shareholders, founders and owners, and on the trend of all Ukrainian mass media. I just didn’t want to show any of this anymore,” she told to the journalists in Lugansk.


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Ukrainian border guard who sided with LPR: Kiev is putting pressure on my family

29.08.2015 13:56, Lugansk.

The Ukrainian border guard sergeant Sergey Sergeyev who had moved to LPR yesterday has declared that the Kiev’s secret services are putting pressure on his relatives. The former border guard has asked the international organizations to help his family in Western Ukraine.

After the video address I made that I am siding with Lugansk People’s Republic, Kiev’s secret services have put pressure on my parents and close relatives. I couldn’t assume that they will put pressure on my parents, since this is something sacred for any person.


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Former Kiev junta’s serviceman calls upon fellow military servicemen to side with LPR

29.08.2015, LPR.

Junta’s border guard sergeant Sergey Sergeev, who had voluntarily sided with LPR, has told that people from Donbass who serve in junta’s army and other defense and law enforcement agencies are treated with bias. Specifically, they are being accused of “separatism.” The civilian population is also treated negatively and violently.

Same with the civilians. Take the region where I used to serve, Stanichno-Lugansky – physical force is being used there as well. And if something goes wrong, anybody can disappear.


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Red Cross office picketed in Lugansk

28.08.2015 22:01, Lugansk.

Approximately half a thousand people picketed the International Committee of the Red Cross office in Lugansk on Friday.

One of the organizers has said the following:

First of all, the Red Cross takes no interest in the fates of captured militiamen exchanged by Ukraine, doesn’t help the people who have suffered as a result of the war, does not present any reports to the public.


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Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations: humanitarian aid is currently being offloaded to warehouses in Donetsk and Lugansk

27.08.2015 09:09, Donbass.

Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations public affairs office is informing that a new, 37th shipment of humanitarian aid has been delivered to Donetsk and Lugansk.

The current shipment of humanitarian aid includes textbooks for the upcoming school year for the children of Donbass, as well as food products.

Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations convoys with humanitarian have arrived to Donetsk and Lugansk, the offloading of the cargo is about to start.


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DPR received the plan of Ukrainian offensive in Donbass from Ukrainian General Staff: the militants plan to encircle Donetsk

20.08.2015 17:38, Donetsk

Donetsk People’s Republic’s Defense Ministry has announced the plans of the upcoming attack of the Ukrainian army in Donbass, DPR Deputy Defense Minister Eduard Basurin has told today during the briefing in Donetsk News Agency’s press centre.

We have received information regarding the intent of the upcoming actions of the Ukrainian army from a source in the Ukrainian General Staff – believe it or not, there still are real officers there, officers who do not wish to go to war against their own people.

The Ukrainian army plans to launch an attack on Mariupol and Debaltsevo axis after shelling the positions of DPR military, according to him.


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Kiev is gathering forces at the contact line: updated information

20.08.2015 17:38, Donetsk

The Ukrainian army’s commanders, as of August 20, have concentrated three strike groups at the contact line, according to DPR Deputy Defense Minister Eduard Basurin.

Five independent mechanized infantry brigades, two independent tank brigades, one air mobile brigade, one artillery brigade and a multiple-launch rocket system brigade are already gathered on the Mariupol axis. The strike group includes a total of 22,5 thousand of personnel, over 130 tanks, over 560 infantry fighting vehicles and APCs, 55 units of multiple-launch rocket systems, approximately 200 units of artillery guns and mortars and approximately 720 units of anti-tank weaponry.

According to Basurin, five independent mechanized infantry brigades, an independent tank brigade, two air mobile brigades, one “Tochka-U” tactical ballistic missile brigade, three artillery brigades and one multiple-launch rocket system brigade are already gathered on the Donetsk axis.


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