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James Harmon

Belarus will not allow visa free travel for LNR / DNR citzens

February 21, 2017 – Fort Russ News – RusVesna – by James Harmon Belarus has announced it will not be participating with an equal response to the executive order from Russian president Valdimir Putin to allow holders of LNR and DNR passports to cross into the Russian Federation freely without visas. The Republic of Belarus is part […]


Savchenko rejects parliamentary immunity

Feburary 21, 2017 – Fort Russ News ––Ria Novosti – Translated by James Harmon An Individual deputy from the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) of Ukraine, Nadezhda Savchenko, stated her decision to give up parliamentary immunity. Savchenko stated on her facebook page: “On the third anniversary of Independence it is time the politicians keep their promises so […]

Ukraine fails to withdraw heavy weapons

Feburary 20th, 2017 – Fort Russ News –RusVesna – Translated By James Harmon Ukraine has once again failed to adhere to the agreement on the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the front line. The Trilateral contact group met in Minsk on Wednesday, February 15th, and among an agreement to observe a ceasefire, the removal of heavy weapons […]

BREAKING: Four killed, two Russian servicemen wounded in car explosion

Feburary 20th, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Russian Ministry of Defense -By James Harmon In a statement released by the Russian ministry of defense, regarding the February 16th explosion which killed 4 and injured 2 Russian servicemen, the ministry stated “”Russian military medics are fighting to save their lives”. The vehicle struck by a mine […]

Is a new Maidan starting in Kiev? [+ video]

February 20th, 2017 – Fort Russ News – RusVesna – by James Harmon –video below On Feburary 19, in Kiev’s center, there was an active preparation for what could become the new Maidan. Several thousand people had gathered, blocked off by Police Barricades. The deeply unpopular Poroshenko regime is contained within the cordoned off government quarter […]

Somali Battalion appoints successor to Givi

February 20th, 2017 – Fort Russ News –RusVesna – By James Harmon – Nine days after the tragic murder of legendary figure “Givi” (Real name Mikhail Tolstoy), a successor to the leadership of famed DPR battalion “Somali” has been appointed. Fellow brothers in arms state that tenacity and courageousness were intrinsic to Givi’s character. Givi played […]

Ukrainian energy crisis: state of emergency declared

February 15, 2017 – Fort Russ News –  – Rusvesna – Translated by James Harmon The Cabinet of Ministers declared a state of emergency today within the Ukrainian energy system. The decision was made due to the blockade of coal supplies originating from the Donbass. “The decision made,” – said Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman, “Due […]