is inspired by permanent stress," he stated.
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.
In Crimea, they engaged in mostly covert action tasks, whereas in Donbas
they engaged in more regular special operations functions such as special reconnaissance, military assistance, and direct action.
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
Expelling these organizations puts at risk up to three million people in separatist-held parts of Donbas
by denying them access to food, water, medicine, shelter and clothes in advance of winter.
At the meeting of the Contact Group in Minsk on August 26, the participants confirmed their plans to ensure ceasefire in Donbas
by September 1.
The on-and-off fighting in Ukraine's Donbas
region since the Minsk deal of February has made one thing clear.
Last year, when separatist forces in the Donbas
region appeared to be crumbling under the weight of Ukraine's counter-offensive, it seemed possible that Ukraine would be able to reassert its sovereignty over the area.
eastern Ukraine's Donbas
region, were due to speak in Minsk later on
As a result of the military operation in Donbas
, where some 80% of Ukraine's coal mines are located, the country has lost some 12 million tons of coal, the country's first deputy energy and coal industry minister, Yury Zyukov, said.