Russian lawmaker: Relations between countries should not affect fight against terrorismRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 29, 8:33
Istanbul terrorist attack kills 36 peopleWorld June 29, 3:35
Analysts: Turkish president would like to mend relations with Moscow, save faceWorld June 28, 21:56
Diplomat sees no signs NATO will reckon with Russia’s legitimate security interestsRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 28, 21:51
Russian envoy believes Brexit may impact NATORussian Politics & Diplomacy June 28, 21:29
Russia-Indonesia trade turnover totaled $770 mln in Jan-Apr 2016 — ambassadorBusiness & Economy June 28, 20:57
Russian parliament speaker does not rule out Turkey apologized under partners’ pressureRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 28, 20:20
Turkey ready to consider compensation to killed Russian pilot’s family — spokesmanWorld June 28, 19:27
Ten Russian athletes filed 2016 Rio Games applications with IAAFSport June 28, 19:10
DONETSK, May 26. /ITAR-TASS/. Martial law is introduced in the proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) on Monday, Denis Pushilin, chairman of the presidium of the DPR Supreme Council, told Itar-Tass.
"Martial law is introduced in the territory of the DPR. The main purpose is to clear the Republic's territory of Ukrainian military units", he explained.
Pushilin also commented on the plans announced by Petro Poroshenko, who is apparently winning in Ukraine's presidential elections, to make the first official trip as president to Donbass. "Let's get right at the truth without mincing matters. This (the contemplated trip) is not quite advisable, for the people of the DPR are against the declared candidates. None of them condemned the Kiev authorities' criminal orderd the execution of which continues to result in the deaths of civilians. Neither of them condemned the events in Odessa. What can he (Poroshenko) talk about over here?" Pushilin asked in rhetorical question.
He pointed out that the DPR's dialogue with the authorities in Kiev "is possible only with intermediaries' participation". "We are ready to discuss matters relating to an exchange of hostages and a withdrawal of Ukrainian troops from the DPR's territory," Pushilin added.