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Synonyms for Donbas

an industrial region in the Ukraine

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The Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman has also commented on the imposition of martial law in several Ukrainian regions that is reportedly providing an excuse for Kiev to stage a new provocation in Donbas.
This article analyzes Russia's legacy of frozen conflicts and Vladimir Putin's use of them, including the Transdniestria conflict in Moldova, the Russian-Georgian war of August 2008, and the Donbas insurgency.
From summer 2014 to summer 2015, the cycles of intensity in the fighting in the Donbas were much more extreme than they are currently.
"Russia wants to turn the areas it has occupied in Donetsk and Luhansk regions into, as someone said, a 'Donbas' protectorate, and infiltrate it into Ukraine on its own terms to undermine us from inside," Poroshenko said during his annual address to the Verkhovna Rada on Tuesday, Sept.
He also said that Ukrainian territories occupied by Russia in the Crimea and Donbas region constitute approximately 44 thousand square kilometers.
This could be a model for the separatist-controlled areas of Donbas if the political will is there to make such an arrangement work.
The strike was not supported by the powerful Union of Coal Industry Workers, the Donbas Independent Miners' Union, the Republican Union of Engineer Workers or the regional Donbas Strike Committee.
Having failed to get a fair shake from the Center, the miners in the Russian Republic have pinned their hopes on Yeltsin and the Russian Democrats, while those from the Donbas have made common cause with the Ukrainian independence movement, Rukh.
ISLAMABAD -- Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin Monday said the text of the resolution on the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Donbas was prepared.
The security situation in the conflict-affected areas of Donbas in east Ukraine remains extremely tense with armed provocations by Russian-backed separatists registered on a daily basis.
In Crimea, they engaged in mostly covert action tasks, whereas in Donbas they engaged in more regular special operations functions such as special reconnaissance, military assistance, and direct action.
At the meeting of the Contact Group in Minsk on August 26, the participants confirmed their plans to ensure ceasefire in Donbas by September 1.
MOSKOVA (CyHAN)- Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has emphasized that the recently-signed Minsk agreements on Ukraine are highly important and need to be strictly implemented in order for the crisis in Donbas to end.
Russia's support for the election held by separatists in Donetsk and Luhansk -- key cities in Ukraine's Donbas region -- indicates that the Kremlin has decided to create another semi-permanent "mini-Cold War," this time in rebel-controlled areas of Russia's most important neighboring country.