Tag Donbass
Insight | Around Russia  | 26.10.22

Russia’s Newly-Created Coordination Council Hold First Meeting


The Russian government has received the right to introduce administrative innovations by the decision of the Coordination Council for the Provision of a Special Military Operation.  The economic issues of the special operation will now be swifted from the exclusive powers of the Ministry of Defense, which from now on will deal only with military

Ukraine Launched HIMARS Missiles at Donetsk City Administration


In the morning, at about 8 am on October 16, 2022, Ukrainian military formations shelled the center of Donetsk, the DPR, hitting the parking lot next to the city administration.  Eyewitnesses report that windows were knocked out in the administration building itself, the ceiling collapsed, several cars burned down nearby. Earlier, the building was repeatedly

Insight | Around Russia  | 04.10.22

Russia’s President Allowed Soldiers Serve Under Contract in FSB


Russian President, Vladimir Putin, has signed a decree granting Russians the right to sign a contract to serve in the FSB (Federal Security Service). According to the document, conscript soldiers can also serve under contract in the special service and the Foreign Intelligence Service of the Russian Federation.  As reminded, on August 12, Putin also

Russian State Duma Speaker Holds Meeting on Referendum Results


Russia’s State Duma Speaker, Vyacheslav Volodin, holds a meeting with the leaders of Duma factions on the results of referendums in the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics (DPR and LPR), as well as the Kherson and Zaporozhye regions before the beginning of the plenary session of the chamber.  “Chairman of the State Duma, Vyacheslav Volodin,