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Ukraine, Donbass refugees fleeing to Russia top 1 mln

Ukraine, Donbass refugees fleeing to Russia top 1 mln

Over a million people have fled Ukraine and the Donbass republics to Russia, and the number of refugees grew by 18,000 over the past day, a law enforcement source said. "More than a million people have fled Ukraine, the Donetsk …

Erdoğan holds telephone conversation with Zelensky

Erdoğan holds telephone conversation with Zelensky

On Thursday, February 24, the Presidents of Turkey and Ukraine Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Volodymyr Zelensky held a telephone conversation. The office of the Turkish leader reported it. During the conversation, the parties discussed the …

Putin declares beginning of military operation in Donbass

Putin declares beginning of military operation in Donbass

Russia has begun a military operation in Ukraine following a request from the authorities of the Donetsk and Lugansk republics for assistance in repelling Kiev’s military aggression, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in urgent address …

Biden: U.S. introduces new sanctions against Russia

Biden: U.S. introduces new sanctions against Russia

Washington introduces new sanctions against Russia and will tighten them depending on Moscow’s actions towards Ukraine, U.S. President Joe Biden said. "Over the last few months we have coordinated closely with our NATO allies …

Strong blast hits Donetsk

Strong blast hits Donetsk

A powerful blast hit Donetsk in the early hours of Wednesday, TASS reported. The sound of an explosion was distinctly heard in the central Voroshilovsky district of the capital of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) and the …

Putin recognizes Donetsk and Lugansk republics

Putin recognizes Donetsk and Lugansk republics

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed decrees at the ceremony in the Kremlin on recognizing the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics. Speaking in a televised address to the citizens earlier, Putin explained: "I believe it …

Oil amid Ukraine crisis, Iran nuclear talks

Oil amid Ukraine crisis, Iran nuclear talks

Before the meeting of the Security Council of the Russian Federation, where top government officials unanimously called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to recognize the DPR and LPR, oil prices calmed down. This morning, investors …

DPR reports 82 ceasefire violations by Kiev in 24 hours

DPR reports 82 ceasefire violations by Kiev in 24 hours

The representative office of the Donetsk People's Republic in the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination on ceasefire and stabilization of the demarcation line (JCCC) reported 82 violations of the ceasefire by Ukrainian forces in the past …

South Ossetia ready to accept orphans from Donbass

South Ossetia ready to accept orphans from Donbass

President of South Ossetia Anatoly Bibilov had a telephone conversation with the head of the self-proclaimed DPR, Denis Pushilin, and announced the readiness of the republic to accept a group of orphans. ”The president offered to …