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Klimkin fears Transcarpathia could be another Donetsk

“There are other regions where we have national minorities: Romanian, Bulgarian. We perfectly understand how Russia works among the Romanian and Bulgarian minorities. Russia can and will get better at applying hybrid methods. A consistent and clear policy is needed for all these regions,”

Terrorized Hungarians in Ukraine plea for OSCE mission

March 8, 2018 – Fort Russ – By Eduard Popov, translated by Jafe Arnold – The situation in Transcarpathia, i.e., historical Carpathian Rus, is continuing to evolve in a complex and often explosive manner. Indeed, the situation in Transcarpathia has much in common with the overall situation in Ukraine. On March 4th in the unofficial […]

“Half of Transcarpathia is working in Russia”

December 29, 2017 – Fort Russ News – –, translated by Tom Winter – Gennadiy Moskal The head of the Transcarpathian region of Ukraine Gennady Moskal said that half of the region’s population is working in Russia, where Ukrainian workers are valued. His words are given by the UNIAN agency. “Half of the region is […]

Ethnic Hungarians leaving ‘monoethnic’ Ukraine en masse

December 8, 2017 – FRN –  Vesti – translated by Inessa Sinchougova  Ethnic Hungarians are leaving the Transcarpathian region en masse. This was announced today by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Pavel Klimkin, after talks with his Hungarian counterpart in Vienna. “Ethnic Hungarians in Transcarpathia no longer number 150,000 or even 100,000 – people are […]

Ukraine turns to violence amidst worsening relations with Hungary

November 14, 2017 – Fort Russ –  By Eduard Popov – translated by Jafe Arnold –  “Ukraine above all” On November 11th and 12th, several important events took place in historical Carpathian Rus (now Ukraine’s Transcarpathian region). On the first event, let us quote the official press release of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU): […]

Rusyn Report: Ukraine will lose Transcarpathia to Hungary

October 21, 2017 – Fort Russ –  By Eduard Popov, translated by J. Arnoldski –  The other day I met with representatives of the Rusyn movement from Transcarpathia residing in one of the countries of Eastern Europe. For security reasons, I cannot name these guests of mine, since in Transcarpathia they have relatives and friends […]

Another parliament condemns Ukraine’s education reform law; Transcarpathian Oblast weighs in, and could explode

September 22, 2017 – Fort Russ News – – Gregory Mironov, in Novorosinform, translated by Tom Winter – “Transcarpathia is a region that, with the continuation of the policy of discrimination against minorities, could really explode.” Translator note: See The view in Hungary for a report on other strong opposition to the Ukrainian language only law. The parliament […]