Tag: Leonid Kuchma

Ukrainian Joint Forces Accuse Russia-Backed Separatists of Using Laser Weapons; Kuchma Steps Down from Trilateral Group

October 2, 2018

The Ukrainian Border Guards accused the Russia-backed forces of using laser weaponry after yet another border guard suffered an eye injury, the fifth such incident.

1 Ukrainian Soldier WIA; Volker Says Russian Peacekeeping Plan Would ‘Deepen Division’ Without Monitors’ Access to Border

September 16, 2017

Ukraine Day 1307: LIVE UPDATES BELOW. One Ukrainian soldier was wounded in action. Yesterday’s coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. An Invasion By Any Other Name: The Kremlin’s Dirty War in Ukraine  

As A New Withdrawal Deal Is Signed In Minsk, Ukraine Reports Continued Use Of Heavy Weapons

September 21, 2016

The Ukrainian military reports 120 mm mortar shelling yesterday and this morning.

An Ethnic Russian Nation Does Not Exist, Russian Nationalist Says

November 17, 2014

Staunton, November 17 – Russian nationalists have long insisted that a supra-national non-ethnic Russian identity not only doesn’t exist but undermines Russian identity, but now one of their most prominent theorists is arguing the unthinkable. According to Pavel Svyatenkov, an ethnic Russian nation does not now exist while a Ukrainian nation very much does. Svyatenkov […]

Ukraine Liveblog Day 202: 12-Point Peace Plan for Donbass Issued by OSCE

September 7, 2014

Yesterday’s liveblog can be found here. An archive of our liveblogs can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast. Please help The Interpreter to continue providing this valuable information service by making a donation towards our costs. View Ukraine: April, 2014 in a larger map For […]

‘Novorossiya’ and the ‘Fifth Column’ Around the Kremlin: Novaya Gazeta Interview with Boroday

August 18, 2014

Pavel Kanygin, special correspondent for the independent Russian online newspaper Novaya Gazeta has been interviewing a number of the pro-Russian separatists and other political figures in Ukraine for some time. [See our translation of his interview with former Yanukovych Aide Anna German—The Interpreter). Kanygin himself was once kidnapped by the Russian-backed separatists and freed on […]