Below is a guest contribution from “Drago0923” about commander “Motorola” who was killed in October 2016 by a bomb in his apartment. Arseny ‘Motorola’ Pavlovich remembered It is now approaching three months since Arseny Pavlov, also known as Motorola, was killed by Ukrainian Terrorists in Donetsk, in the elevator of his apartment building. This blatant … Continue reading Arseny ‘Motorola’ Pavlovich remembered
Today media in the West reported of increased fighting in the Donbass region, especially at Donetsk, thus endangering the current so called “ceasefire” based on the Minks II agreement. Leaving out the question of Debaltseve, the daily reports of the OSCE special monitoring mission to Ukraine were/are not really backing the theory that the latest … Continue reading Minsk failed again?
Today was once again a bloody day for the remaining civilians in the conflict zone in east Ukraine, namely Donetsk. In reportedly several incidents of shelling taking place at a humanitarian aid center and a bus stop at least 12 civilians have been killed. The Ukrainian government and the separatists accuse each other of being responsible. … Continue reading Multiple civilian casualties in Donetsk
The leader of the DPR (Donetsk People’s Republic), Alexander Zakharchenko, announced in a statement to Interfax a new offensive against government troops. Ukrainian officials are confirming a rebel offensive against government positions. This announcement and the apparently already started offensive naturally neutralize all diplomatic efforts for a peaceful solution of the conflict. The Minsk protocol never … Continue reading New offensive in Ukraine
With the (Western) media having calmed down on the Charlie Hebdo assault, the spotlight is again east Ukraine where the situation has deteriorated over the last few days and a peaceful solution of the conflict seems to be further away than ever. The airport of Donetsk is currently one of the hotspots with great symbolic … Continue reading Fighting claims Civilian victims
The official number of fatal casualties as a result of the war in eastern Ukraine (including many civilians) is reaching the mark of 5,000 soon and efforts to achieve peace or at least a lasting ceasefire are mocked by continuing fighting leading to more death and destruction. The once so great airport of Donetsk has … Continue reading Donbass of destruction