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Ukraine Moves Heavy Forces up to Donbass Frontline: Is War Around the Corner?

April 30, 2018 – Fort Russ News – By Eduard Popov, translated by Jafe Arnold – On Sunday, April 29th, disturbing news came from the frontline in Donbass. The official spokesman of the People’s Militia of the Lugansk People’s Republic, Major Andrey Marochko, cited intelligence data from Ukraine’s forward positions that the Ukrainian Armed Forces […]

Historical document: The Donetsk Peoples Republic’s request to be a part of the Russian Federation

November 3, 2017 – Fort Russ News – – Novosinform/documents. Document translated by Tom Winter –      [Greetings to VV Putin, Valentina Matvienko] Based on the historical community of the peoples of Russia and the Donetsk People’s Republic, proclaimed on 07.04.14 in the Council of Representatives of Territorial Communities, Political Parties and Public on the […]

Mobilization drills going on in Donetsk

September 5, 2017 – Fort Russ News – –, translated by Tom Winter – Command-staff mobilization exercises began at the training grounds of the Donetsk People’s Republic. This was announced today by the official representative of the Ministry of Defense of the Donetsk People’s Republic Eduard Basurin. “From today, the DPR command and staff mobilization […]

British citizen risks jail over support for Donbas

July 1st, 2017 – Fort Russ News – – Sputnik Italia – – translated by Frederick Assar – Benjamin Stimson is at risk of being jailed for the support given to Donbas militants, the Times reports. Stimson, 41, spent four months in 2015 in Donbas. In October 2015 he gave an interview to BBC, saying […]

A Sober Look at Everyday Life in Besieged Donetsk

November 7, 2016 –  Aleksey Ilyashevich, PolitRussia – translated by J. Arnoldski –  How has life changed in Donbass compared to before the war? For a person who hasn’t had the opportunity to personally visit the Donetsk People’s Republic, answering this question is not easy. Experts argue themselves hoarse on TV screens and instill the […]

Review of Gubarev’s Tell-All: The Torch of Novorossiya – Part 2

April 1, 2016 –  Jacek C. Kaminski, Geopolityka –  Translated by J. Arnoldski  Continued from Part 1 –  Russia left us A sense of regret and bitterness associated with Russia’s idleness towards the uprising in Donbass traces the entire part of recollections. Pavel Gubarev believes that the Crimean scenario in South-Eastern Ukraine could have been […]

Review of Gubarev’s Tell-All: The Torch of Novorossiya – Part 1

April 1, 2016 – Jacek C. Kaminski, Geopolityka –  Translated by J. Arnoldski “The Lonely Fight of Novorossiya: A review of Pavel Gubarev’s book The Torch of Novorossiya“ Pavel Gubarev’s book The Torch of Novorossiya is an extremely important source for understanding the essence of the dramatic political and military struggles now taking place in […]

VIDEO: In memory of the defenders of the Donetsk Airport

January 20, 2016 –  Essence of Time –  “In memory of the heroic defenders of Donetsk Airport on January 17, 2015” Today, January 17, 2016 is exactly a year since the heroic defense of Donetsk Airport (“Monastery” position) by “Essence of Time” combat unit. On January 17, 2015, the “Monastery” position came under an hours-long […]