WASHINGTON, Aug 22 (KUNA) -- Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland stressed Thursday that the Russia "grossly violated international law by invading and annexing Crimea and added to that with the continued war in the Donbas
," in Ukraine.
Ukrainian Crimea is being occupied as before, Ukrainian Donbas
is suffering from war," Zelenskiy said.
"Unfortunately, over the past days, the information about the Ukrainian Armed Forces' active preparations for possible military actions in Donbas
has been emerging more often...
In 2014, Russia seized Crimea from Ukraine and began supporting an insurgency of pro-Russian separatists in the Donbas
. Analysis of these conflicts reveals the Kremlin's growing understanding of frozen conflicts and the opportunities they present to achieve global and regional objectives.
The law on Donbas
reintegration outlines the peculiarities of the state policy on securing Ukraine's state sovereignty in temporarily occupied territories in Donbas
The flare-up of shelling in the Donbas
region of Ukraine this summer, coupled with Russian manoeuvres in Transnistria and increased Russian military deployment to Crimea indicate that war in the Donbas
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that Russia will not be allowed to establish a protectorate in Donbas
, eastern Ukraine, according to a UNIAN correspondent.
NEW YORK (CyHAN)- President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine told the General Assembly today (29 Sept) "For over the 20 months, Russia's aggression against my country has been continuing through the financing of terrorists and mercenaries, and supply of arms and military equipment to illegal armed groups in Donbas
Ukraine remains under partial occupation by Russian-backed separatists, with intermittent fighting still taking place, despite the Minsk II cease-fire agreement.The on-and-off fighting in Ukraine's Donbas
region since the Minsk deal of February has made one thing clear.
Russia's support for the election held by separatists in Donetsk and Luhansk - key cities in Ukraine's Donbas
region - indicates that the Kremlin has decided to create another semi-permanent "mini-Cold War," this time in rebel-controlled areas of Russia's most important neighboring country.
A two-day strike in mid-November 1995 by coal miners in Ukraine's Donbas
coal fields toppled the Ukranian coal industry minister, a hold-over from the Soviet era, and highlighted the wretched conditions in the nation's coal mines.