07/08/2019 12:51, Kiev /Ukraine (TAP) - Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said he had a phone conversation with Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Wednesday morning following the deaths of four Ukrainian soldiers in shelling in the eastern Donbass
When processing visa applications, Latvian authorities pay special attention to the Russian citizens that can be residets of Ukraine's Donbass
, the ministry's representatives said.
He has also pledged to find a lasting peace in eastern Ukraine's Donbass
region, where war between Kiev's forces and Russian-backed armed separatists has killed 13,000 in five years since Moscow's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea peninsula in 2014.
It is hard to tell for sure what exactly the 43-year-old was doing for almost two years in the Donbass
"We must now thoroughly redistribute the maximum of our attention to the Donbass
," Zelensky, 41, told journalists at the port, referring to the region controlled by the rebels.
Putin's decision could trigger a major escalation in the war in the east and dampen chances for a peace process in the region -- also known as Donbass
-- that seemed to have appeared after the Ukrainian presidential election.
"We are not fighting the Ukrainian regime," Lavrov stressed, noting that "it is Ukrainian citizens living in Donbass
who are fighting against the Ukrainian regime, which has full Nazi and neo-Nazi characteristics".
As a result, he has been actively contributing to activities during a war that takes place on the territory of another country, particularly in the Donbass
region, the police wrote.The activities of Slovaks fighting in eastern Ukraine have been described by blogger Jaacuten Ben#269iacutek, the Denniacutek N daily reported.
More than 10,000 lives have been claimed since fighting began in Ukraine's Donbass
region in March 2014, which saw pro-Russian separatists take control of the Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts.
The incident took place happened in Donbass
, the shortened name for the Donetsk and Luhansk coal mining regions in eastern Ukraine.
It began with Russia's illegal annexation of Crimea in 2014 and continues today military aggression in the Eastern front of Donbass
. The trend which frequents Russian foreign policy lends itself to patterns of deliberate campaigns aimed at weakening others' democracies -- infecting them with internal conflict, propaganda and separatism.