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All the materials marked with tag: Donbas
12 JuneBreaking news
The "grey zone" has shifted toward the village of Trudivske
11 JuneBreaking news
Russian-led forces have continued to violate the ceasefire in Donbas since midnight until 12.00 on Tuesday
8 JuneBreaking news
Ukraine says fresh clashes with Russia-backed separatists in the country's east have claimed the lives of two of its soldiers, raising to six the number of Ukrainian troops reported killed this week
6 JuneBreaking news
The proposal will be considered at the next TCG meeting in Minsk
13 MayBreaking news
Many locals who moved out of the occupied territories never return to challenge "court" decisions in fear of prosecution
9 MayBreaking news
One occupier was killed and another five were wounded on Wednesday, intelligence reports say
6 MayBreaking news
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko stated this
27 AprilSociety
Who’s talking to the world on behalf of Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts and what they are saying
25 AprilBreaking news
President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Wednesday that makes it easier for those living in eastern Ukraine's separatist territories to access a Russian passport
25 AprilEconomics
Why economic decline of the liberated parts of the Donbas is dangerous
24 AprilBreaking news
When Russian-backed separatists began their offensive in eastern Ukraine in spring 2014, the city of Sloviansk was the first one they took over. After several months, it was liberated, but it keeps its memory as the place where Russia’s war in eastern Ukraine, which killed over 13,000 people, started
23 AprilSociety
What will Ukraine rely on after any result of the election?
21 AprilPolitics
How Donbas elected president after almost a decade break
17 AprilEconomics
The Donbas and especially the Luhansk Oblast have remained to be the domain of the pro-Russian forces, although the electoral map of the region has changed significantly
16 AprilBreaking news
Russia-led forces mounted 12 attacks on Ukrainian army positions in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, in the past day, no Ukrainian casualties have been reported, the press center of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) has said
15 AprilBreaking news
The detainee was charged with terrorism
5 AprilBreaking news
A Ukrainian soldier was injured as a result of the shelling
3 AprilBreaking news
The female soldier, Yana Chernova, had "no chance of surviving in this hell," according to the Donbas Battalion commander
2 AprilEconomics
Economic decline is destroying occupied Donbas even faster than the armed conflict at this point
18 FebruarySociety
How the war has changed the cultural landscape of the Donbas
16 FebruaryCulture
Serhiy Zakharov is an artist from Donetsk known for his plywood caricatures of “Novorossia” leaders installed on the city streets in 2014. The installations resulted in his captivity in Donetsk that year. In his interview with The Ukrainian Week, Serhiy speaks about his complex relations with his city and the attitudes of the creative crowd to politicians
15 FebruaryBreaking news
Two invaders were killed and another four were injured in the past day, intelligence reports say
13 FebruarySociety
How children in occupied Donbas are being worked on psychologically and informationally
7 FebruarySociety
What’s causing the socio-economic situation in occupied Donbas to get worse?
1 FebruaryBreaking news
The Azov was withdrawn from Mariupol in the summer of 2016
31 JanuaryBreaking news
Petrenko informed the German side about the security situation
20 JanuaryWorld
During the Discussion Club “Open World” organised by Open Ukraine Foundation The Ukrainian Week talks with the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the State of Israel to Ukraine on the conflict in Syria, the free trade between our countries and business in the conditions of uncertain security situation
16 JanuaryPolitics
What national unity hinges on and what, besides Russia, threatens Ukraine
8 October, 2018Politics
What to expect from “elections” in Donetsk and Luhansk
3 October, 2018History
While defending its interests, the soviet coal industry helped the Soviet Union collapse
1 October, 2018Society
Could ukrainization have prevented the current occupation of the East of Ukraine?
21 September, 2018Society
The Ukrainian Week discussed the first results of the Joint Forces Operation in the Donbas with its commander, Lieutenant-General Serhiy Nayev.
11 September, 2018Breaking news
He has been a volunteer since 2014
4 September, 2018Breaking news
Russian propaganda systemically lowers the number of officially recognized casualties on the part of Russian occupation forces in eastern Ukraine's warzone
29 August, 2018Breaking news
Ukraine has selected Serhey Loznitsa's Donbas, a drama centered on an ongoing military conflict in East Ukraine, for the best foreign-language film Oscar race.
20 July, 2018Society
The opportunity to travel to neighboring countries without hindrance has had an effect people in the regions of Ukraine most distant from Europe – despite the war, they have begun to travel actively. The Ukrainian Week talked to Stanislav Chernohor, experienced traveller and head of the Community Development Foundation in Kramatorsk.
3 July, 2018Society
How to solve one of the country's most difficult problems and why the state is stubbornly unwilling to do so
21 June, 2018Society
How to overcome Russian cultural domination
30 May, 2018Society
At the end of April, the Ministry of Information Policy published results of polls from Donetsk Oblast. According to organizers, they were conducted on both sides of the conflict line
26 April, 2018
French political analyst Nicolas Tenzer about the diplomatic crisis between the West and Russia, the state of Franco-Russian relations, and the prospects for reviving negotiations in the Normandy format
13 March, 2018Politics
An update from the occupied parts of the Donbas: monuments to Russian volunteers, shutdown of mobile connection, new arrests of ministers
21 February, 2018Politics
Important aspects of the new Deoccupation Law
21 February, 2018Politics
Who is fighting against Ukrainian military in Donbas
2 February, 2018Society
Trends in Donbas given the whirlwind of socio-economic changes and the background of permanent conflict on the front
25 January, 2018Politics
How Ukraine’s security, defence and the capability to counter hybrid aggression changed in 2017
7 December, 2017
Deputy Chief of Staff of NATO’s Military Partnerships Directorate about the role of the Ukrainian military in the Alliance’s operations, and the interest of Western military in Ukraine’s Anti-Terrorist Operation and Russia’s Zapad 2017 exercise
4 December, 2017Society
What kind of model is needed for the de-occupation of ORDiLO?
20 October, 2017Politics
The new law on the reintegration of the occupied parts of the Donbas qualifies them as such and names Russia as the occupier. Yet, it does not launch the process of deoccupation or change the mechanism envisaged in the Minsk Agreement
18 October, 2017Politics
Founded this fall, Donetsk oligarch Serhiy Taruta’s Osnova or Foundation party has already started campaigning although the next Verkhovna Rada election is two years away
4 October, 2017Society
How the local women of Bakhmut change their region at home and perception of it elsewhere in Ukraine
21 September, 2017Society
The Ukrainian Week spoke to representative of the Main Intelligence Directorate at the Ministry of Defence about his department's work, Russian military in Ukraine and the threats it is facing
23 June, 2017Economics
Although there’s been a sharp reduction in trade and commercial ties with Russia and in Ukraine’s dependence on its neighbor, some key sectors still show levels of interaction that pose a threat to national security
26 May, 2017Society
How life has changed in three years in occupied and liberated Donbas
23 March, 2017Society
What might cause the “Russian Spring” to make a comeback in Ukraine and where might this happen?
23 March, 2017Society
What prevented Kremlin curators from realising the "Crimean scenario" in most regions of South-Eastern Ukraine?
17 March, 2017
Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine spoke to The Ukrainian Week about current priorities and obstacles faced by the SMM in its work on the ground
17 March, 2017Politics
How trading with ORDiLO became a handy loophole from paying taxes
15 March, 2017Economics
Where the claims in favor of continuing coal trade with the occupied parts of Donbas are misleading
15 March, 2017World
The blockade of the occupied parts of the Donbas is a consequence of the irresponsible actions of the top leadership in Ukraine and their imitation war against Russia. The legal side of this confrontation could have a decisive impact
23 February, 2017Economics
Despite the war and partial occupation of the Donbas, Rinat Akhmetov has preserved his business empire and is increasing output
23 February, 2017Economics
Maintaining socio-economic ties to the occupied territories of Donbas is of dubious value to Ukraine, but makes life a lot easier for the terrorists running them
23 February, 2017Politics
What the January Cabinet of Ministers' decree on the occupied territory means for Ukraine and Russia
22 December, 2016Politics
There are a number of mechanisms for charging those responsible for the shooting down of MH17. None is ideal but, put together, they could yield results
12 December, 2016Politics
How elections in the Donbas usually play out
12 December, 2016Society
Why is Russia rushing to put an end to the warlords in its self-proclaimed republics in occupied Donbas?
14 October, 2016
Head of the ICRC mission to Ukraine on how to look for the missing and how their families can deal with obstacles in the process
14 August, 2016Society
In the past two years, crime rates have grown in Ukraine. Factors contributing to the general criminalization of society include economic decline and war
11 August, 2016Society
Founder of rehabilitation program for the military on forgiveness, understanding the war, and ways to learn to cope with this all
11 August, 2016Society
In addition to separatism with its referenda and Russian humanitarian convoys, the war in Ukraine begot a stratum of criminals consisting of war veterans, both real and fake
11 August, 2016Society
The intensity of clashes in the ATO zone is increasing with each day of summer. The terrorists openly use heavy artillery
26 July, 2016Politics
Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks on the human rights situation in Donbas and Crimea, and his further plan regarding these territories
27 June, 2016Politics
Elections in the occupied parts of Donbas will boost the strength of the Opposition Bloc in Ukrainian politics. Its strategic goal is to return Ukraine into Russia’s orbit
27 June, 2016Politics
How Ukrainian politicians see the likelihood of elections in the occupied parts of Donbas
25 May, 2016Politics
Election in the occupied Donbas is nothing more than a slogan used at the Minsk negotiations. There are no real tools available today to make it happen
25 May, 2016Economics
After two very hard years, Ukrainians may be able to breathe more easily this coming summer
16 May, 2016
In mid-week, Ukraine’s media was rocked by yet another scandal. Myrotvorets or Peacemaker, a site known for publishing information about those who have collaborated with terrorists, published a list of journalists who have been accredited by the “Donetsk People’s Republic”
31 March, 2016Society
Patriots from Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts strive to become an influential force
8 March, 2016World
Former US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia on the decision-making process on provision of arms to Ukraine, reset policies between the US and Russia, and the need for reforms in Ukraine
26 February, 2016
After using leftist populist slogans to heat up the situation in the Donbas in the spring of 2014, Russia’s proxies have brought rapacious, feudal bolshevism to the region instead
31 January, 2016Society
How books turned war into reality
29 January, 2016
Presidential envoy for the peaceful settlement of the conflict in Donbas and member of the humanitarian subgroup in the Minsk Negotiating Team talks to The Ukrainian Week about prisoner exchange, the amnesty for militants and Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia
27 January, 2016Politics
Foreign policy objectives and challenges for 2016
21 December, 2015Society
Ukrainians tend to get their stereotypes about the "DPR" primarily from distorted media reports and have not been to Donetsk or other currently "republican" cities since they were seized. Some had a little experience of life in "Novorossia" and left, still believing that nothing has changed there since summer 2014.
14 December, 2015
To achieve successful democratic development, the Ukrainian citizens need our moral, financial and practical support
20 November, 2015Politics
Analysis of elections in Eastern Ukraine: old and new parties
13 October, 2015Society
The Ukrainian Week polls the military, officials and politicians about the prospects for a longterm ceasefire
20 August, 2015
OSCE Special Monitoring Mission Spokesperson on its mandate and tasks in Ukraine
20 August, 2015
Head of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Foreign Affairs on Ukraine’s cooperation with Western partners and international organizations, the consequences of the Minsk agreement and the upcoming local elections
20 August, 2015Politics
Proposed decentralization raises concern over the quality of human resources available to run the regions
19 August, 2015World
The interests and prejudices of officials and diplomats from the UN, OSCE, Council of Europe and other international agencies sometimes affect policy decisions more than they should
19 August, 2015World
Initially, local civilians and the military had been quite critical of the OSCE monitors. This has changed recently
6 August, 2015Society
Ukrainian victories in the East
16 July, 2015Society
Believers in Eastern Ukraine faced brutal intolerance, repression and murder
18 May, 2015Politics
The Donbas master's current clout in politics, economy and war
14 May, 2015World
Ex-US Ambassador to Russia on the “reset policy”, Russia’s “resource curse”, and main threats of Putin’s policy for the West and Ukraine
16 April, 2015Society
Colonel Serhiy Halushko, Deputy Head of Information Technology Department of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, on practical aspects of the mobilization campaign
20 March, 2015World
The initiative to invite peacekeepers to Donbas seems like a desperate move in the situation when traditional means of deterring Russia's creeping expansion have failed
16 March, 2015Politics
Why an international strategy to return Crimea is necessary and what implications the militarization of the peninsula will have for the Black Sea and Mediterranean region
16 March, 2015Politics
The annexation of Crimea from December 2, 2013, through April 4, 2014
23 February, 2015
President of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria in exile, Akhmed Zakayev, talks to The Ukrainian Week about what Kadyrovites want in the Donbas, the December clashes in Grozny and Makhachkali as an extension of the Russo-Chechen war that has gone on with varying intensity for nearly 25 years now, the illusory friendship of Vladimir Putin and Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, and the coming of ISIL to the Northern Caucasus.
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Volodymyr Zelensky on Saturday made his first official visit to the major trading port city of Mariupol, where he observed joint military exercises in the Sea of Azov
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What unites different generations of Ukrainian jazz musicians
yesterday, Ігор Закус,
Russian authorities have given out the first passports to residents of Ukraine's separatist regions, shrugging off international criticism. Kyiv said it would never recognize documents issued by the "aggressor country"
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How are the Arctic Ocean, the Black and the Azov Seas interrelated in Russia’s strategic military thinking?
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