Posts tagged as separatist

Separatist coordinator arrested in Ukraine traveled to Baltic states – Bellingcat

Friday, July 10, 2020

Ukraine on Tuesday arrested an alleged coordinator of separatist forces in 2014 and 2015, who formed a direct link between Donbass militants and the Kremlin. According to Bellingcat, international open-source investigation group, the suspect had often traveled to the Baltic states. Bellingcat identified the unnamed Andrey K. as Andrey Nikolaevich Kunavin, a Ukrainian citizen born on July 5, 1984, with a prior criminal record. He seemed to have risen from…

Catalan separatist politicians take seats in Spanish parliament despite being jailed

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

In the Spanish parliament, five Catalan separatist politicians, who are tried for rebellion, have taken their seats in the Spanish parliament won in Spain’s general election. British public broadcaster BBC reports that on the event that took place on Tuesday, May 22, was a first in the Spanish parliament, where of the accused Catalan politicians four are lower-house MPs and one is a senator. The four MPs – Josep Rull,…

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…