Posts tagged as Donbas

Volodymyr Zelensky: Our primary task is ceasefire in Donbas

Monday, May 20, 2019

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky said that the ceasefire in the country’s east and the return of the Ukrainian Crimea and Donbas are the main priorities of his team. He told this in his inaugural speech during a solemn parliamentary session. “Our primary task is ceasefire in Donbas. I can assure: I am willing to do everything for our heroes not to die anymore. And I am definitely not afraid…

Donbas war could be ended with U.N. peacekeepers, Ukraine believes

Thursday, February 21, 2019

A peacekeeping mission with the mandate of the U.N. to Eastern Ukraine could bring the Donbas war to an end, but first Secretary-General Antonio Guterres should send an assessment delegation to evaluate the possible options, stated Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. American news agency AP reports that on Wednesday, February 20, addressing the 193-member General Assembly that it may also be time for the international community «to put Russia in its…

Lithuanian foreign minister congratulates Ukraine on Independence Day from Donbas

Friday, August 24, 2018

Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius has congratulated Ukraine on the occasion of the Independence Day from the line of demarcation in Donbas. The Lithuanian minister posted a video on his Twitter page. “I congratulate Ukrainians on Independence Day. You’re fighting for freedom and European values. It is very important for you and native for us. Congratulations on Independence Day! Glory to Ukraine! Glory to the Heroes! Together to Victory,” Linkevičius said. The minister recorded…

Lithuania teaches Ukraine how to kill

By Lukas Ramonas on Tuesday, July 31, 2018

As we know, Lithuanian military instructors have been taking part in the training of personnel for Ukraine since 2014. Specialists from Lithuania participate in training programs independently or together with instructors from the USA, Great Britain, Canada and Poland. It’s not a secret that Lithuania is deeply integrated into the military reforms of Kyiv. Thus, Vilnius has legalized the military training operation in Ukraine in 2017. This law expands the…

Media: Summit on Donbas peacekeepers to be held without Russia

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Ukraine, Germany and France will hold a summit devoted to the matter of deploying peacekeepers in the Donbas, the newspaper Kommersant reports, citing sources in Ukraine’s presidential administration. Russia has not been invited to the summit. The event will be modeled after the Normandy Format, and will involve the heads of state. However, Vladimir Putin will not participate in the event. The meeting of the leaders of Germany, France and…