Новости Донбасса

Main news of Donbas: “Donbas” battalion military Yuriy Korostelyev, started a hunger strike; A rally in support of Nadiya Savchenko in Slovyansk

Main news of Donbas: “Donbas” battalion military Yuriy Korostelyev, started a hunger strike; A rally in support of Nadiya Savchenko in Slovyansk

Reports from the front

There were 38 attacks on the ATO forces position on March 6. Militants were using small arms, grenade launchers and 82 and 120 mm-caliber mortars.  According to the information presented by Andriy Lysenko, the Presidential Administration spokesperson on ATO related issues, there were no casualties among Ukrainian troops.

Reports from the territory controlled by the Ukrainian government

On March 6, in Slovyansk, there was a rally in support of Nadiya Savchenko. The town authorities ignored the event. As it was informed by Nikolay Polozov, Nadiya’s lawyer, the signs of the “dry” hunger strike can already be seen (Savchenko went on hunger strike on March 3). Nadiya’s feet are swollen, every now and then she suffers from tachycardia and thermoregulation system failures. The Ukrainian party appealed to the USA and EU asking to increase pressure on Russia to release Savchenko who is kept there illegally.

2 residential houses belonging to senior ladies were damaged in Avdiivka (the Donetsk region) as a result of shelling. Furniture in one house was damaged by shells and windows in another house were damaged by small arms. Both ladies were at their homes in time of shelling. 

“Donbas” battalion military Yuriy Korostelyev, who is being tried in Bakhmut, started a hunger strike. He is accused of the seizure of property worth 22 thousand hryvnyas which belonged to a family in the town of Hirnyak. The military prosecutor considers him to be guilty of 30 other crimes and he may be sentenced to 7-12 years of imprisonment.

Reports from the occupied territory

According to the Ukrainian intelligence service information, the commander of “the 3rd motorized infantry brigade of the 1st army corps” in Horlivka is major general Igor Timofeev, general of the Russian army.  Before the Donbas, he was the commander of the 33rd motorized infantry brigade of the 49th army  (Maykop, Adygeya republic), south military district of the armed forces of the RF.
During interrogations in the “LPR” “ministry of state security”, Mariya Varfolomiyeva was threatened with a gun and an electric shocker. Militants hang a dynamo machine and terminals on the ears of prisoners to torture them with electric current. Mariya was in captivity for 14 months.

Follow the link to read main news of Donbas in English.

For material : "Новости Донбасса "

How can school students and school leavers from the uncontrolled territory get Ukrainian education?
OSCE SMM records over 5,300 truce breaches in Donbas over week
Russia will never return Crimea to Ukraine – Putin
Nayev, Hug discuss security situation along contact line in Donbas – JFO press center
Moscow City Court sentences Ukrainian Sushchenko to 12 years for spying
Russia supplies cargo for military purposes to Donbas – U.S. rep to OSCE
Russian-backed militants mount 27 attacks on Ukraine army in Donbas in past day – JFO HQ
Ukraine's presidential administration believes Trump's meeting with Poroshenko should precede meeting with Putin
Donetsk regional police chief Abroskin appointed deputy head of National Police of Ukraine
Ukrainian Rada deputy Savchenko questioned in SBU about her visit to Donetsk
OSCE mission reports deterioration of security situation in Donbas
Ukraine to demand broader sanctions for those who 'nationalized' enterprises in Donbas - Poroshenko
Travelers may use passports of DPR, LPR to enter Belarus; decision on stay to be made individually - Belarusian Interior Ministry
Akhmetov's humanitarian staff reports blocking of its work in Donetsk
DPR, LPR heads demand Kyiv lift Donbas blockade, otherwise threaten to take over enterprises under Ukrainian jurisdiction
Vice News relised report from Donetsk
Lives on the Line: short documentary about situation in the Donbas region
Lawyer Feygin: Russia still refusing to let Ukrainian consul see arrested journalist Sushchenko
ICRC to repay Ukraine utilities debts for occupied Luhansk
Euronews show life on Ukraine's front line in 360-degree video
Vice News relised report from Donetsk
Vice News correspondent Jake Hanrahan visited Donetsk, which stay under control by "Donetsk People's Republic".
27 December, 08:26
Lives on the Line: short documentary about situation in the Donbas region
This 6-minute documentary tells the stories of civilians who have been living in an active conflict zone for over two years.
08 December, 15:02