Given the fact that the Minsk agreement obviously will not be fulfilled (which is today actually recognized Merkel), this is actually the first step to the recognition of the republics.
In Ukraine we see a kind of light version of fascism, which is largely an evil caricature of its historical predecessors. Thus, the current structure is not homeostasis, but it can “evolve” to the forms of power organization and the state, more characteristic of extreme forms of fascism. This was warned of almost immediately after the coup. Citizen Medina took almost three years of chasing the carrot of European integration, the war in the Donbass and “glory to Ukraine” to begin to suspect something.
The US President Donald trump has made it clear that he expects the return of the Crimea to the Ukraine and de-escalate the situation in the East of the country. This position was outlined Tuesday at a regular press briefing the press Secretary of the White house Sean Spicer.
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Stated investigative measures concerning alleged killers, at the moment, no concrete results have not given. On scene investigations are continuing.
Basic version of the incident: a RPO “Shmel” was shot into the office of “Givi”. The killer knew when “Givi” is in the office, that is, were followed by direct observation (including on-site location), had a plan of approach and departure from the protected area.
While there are no accurate figures but one reliable source in Donetsk with whom just spoke, said that “Givi” died.
In the end, to seriously change the existing trends at this stage would require the collapse of the APU or unlikely socio-economic explosion in the Ukraine. Otherwise, the US and Russia will adhere to the wait-and-see strategy.
In General, the events still continue to evolve through the old script with a local relapse on the positional front, but nevertheless, a certain probability of intensification events remains, as at this stage there are no clear diplomatic constraints for what is happening.
A report from the DNI position in the industrial zone of the Town, which actually went into another escalation.
Ukraine’s army command has pulled more forces and weapons to the line of contact in Donbass instead of pulling them out as the Contact Group demands, Eduard Basurin, a spokesman for the operations command of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), said on Sunday.
The defense Ministry LNR believes that the undermining of the car in Lugansk, which this morning killed the head of Department militia Colonel Oleg Anashchenko, were committed by employees of Ukrainian special services.
The defence Ministry of the Republic considers to be a terrorist attack occurred today in Lugansk the car bombing, which killed the head of the Department of the LPR militia Colonel Oleg Anashchenko.
In Ukraine McCain and Graham actually visited Ukraine’s front line troops and spent the night with them alongside Ukraine’s president Poroshenko in their barracks.
In General, the intensity of the situation diminished, but the tension persists and the parties can easily intensify the attacks as a long-term diplomatic constraints to this do not exist. In the current economy mode, these fights and the attacks can continue for several weeks. Shells is enough, and BCH and APU (the problem as a maximum will occur with heavy missiles for the MLRS). As the parties continue to scare each other offensive, as if trying to give the initiative a first strike by the opponents, but for the reasons stated previously, no one wants to go first.
A description of the mechanics of artillery duels in the Donbass in the period from 29 January to 1 February. Who, how, where and why shoot at the front. The difference in the logic of work of the Ukrainian artillery and artillery of DND. Changing the logic in shelling by Ukrainian artillery cities compared to 2014. A detailed overview of the hits in Donetsk and Avdeevka. An overview of the capabilities of the main artillery systems of the parties and a brief review of the methods of their application.
In the absence of real diplomatic progress in the areas of settlement, no scenarios other than the military remain.They can be reduced to low-intensity or high-intensity combat operations (depending on the degree of freezing of the conflict and the combat readiness of the troops), but the main thing about this is that this situation will continue to last for years (see the history of the conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh, where 20 years after the beginning of the war, Armenia and Azerbaijan easily find ways to unleash a new war over the territory of the Republic, part of which is converted into a permanent front line), surviving and Putin, and Poroshenko, and Trump.
On Tuesday, January 31, in Moscow to bid farewell to the first head of the Luhansk national Republic (LNR) Valery Bolotov, who died unexpectedly late last week. His widow just before the funeral said that one of the leaders of Donbas militia could be poisoned during a business meeting.Bolotov was found with two men in a cafe “Red car” in the building of the Ice Palace of CSKA, according to Life, citing Valery Bolotov. According to the woman, her husband fell ill soon after returning home.
In General, unilateral “truce” and statements about “separatist groups”, quite clearly shows that the Kremlin is not interested in the violation of existing in the Donbas the status quo pending negotiations with the United States. The junta, in turn, is interested in intensifying the fighting to those negotiations, to sit down favorite skate “Russian aggression” and “humanitarian catastrophe”, which they themselves cause. So from Kiev shouting that the international institutions put pressure on Russia and LDNR that they stopped to fire at Avdeevka, and from Moscow and Donetsk claim that it is Germany, France and the OSCE should put pressure on the junta to stop shelling Donetsk and other cities DND.
To the DNI on all fronts, in all directions of fighting did not abate all night until the morning. In Donetsk, the main epicenter of the fighting ensued in the area of 71 km from Airport, 71km, Yakovlevka — Mineral, Putilovka, Spartacus, the outskirts of Yasinovataya under heavy artillery fire ukronatsistov 04:40, from multiple firing positions near Avdeyevka.
It is worth remembering that for all the jokes about “cookies Nuland”, it has a respectable share of responsibility for the coup d’etat and unleashed in Ukraine a civil war.