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Situational Report: 16 Jan 2015, 10:10 UTC

Donetsk area. As of the morning on January 16, four people killed and five got missile wounds in the result of firing at Petrovsky district of Donetsk. The Ukrainian occupation army was holding continuous artillery firing of Gorlovka (DPR), many residents had to shelter in the basements. The UAF fired the city with artillery, MLRSs, … Continue reading

“We have a once in a lifetime opportunity to build a socialist state in Europe”

Preamble: Of the two texts published below, the first is a translation of an article written some weeks ago from Lugansk for the Basque language magazine, Argia. Following its publication on Slavyangrad.es, in Spanish, part of the Spanish (mostly Catalan) Left used the article to try to discredit the volunteers. They argued that the fact … Continue reading

“Libya, Syria, Iraq—they are surrounding you, Russians…”

Original: Komsomolskaya Pravda Translated by Alexander Fedotov / Edited by @GBabeuf Photos: Aleksandr Kots, Dmitry Steshin The heroic history of two wars is intertwined at Saur-Mogila. And, for Abdullah—even of three. A fighter from Donetsk’s Vostok Brigade told us how he was sent to the USSR on a semi-secret programme, called ‘Watan’, and why he … Continue reading

Today the only synonym for “peace” is “The Victory of Novorossiya”

On the approaches to Gorlovka Original article on politicsnews.info Translated by Roman / Edited by O.C. The Gorlovka-Enakievo junction is the front line of Donbass defence: to the East of these two cities merged into a large agglomeration, there is a big group of the Ukrainian Army in Debaltsevo, which is a real operational threat. The road block—it … Continue reading

Elections in Donbass. Ukrainian reporter: “All conditions for the polling process were provided.”

Roman Gnatyuk—a special correspondent of Ukrainian “112 channel”—reporting from the ground about the elections on November 2, 2014, in Donbass, which were held in a proper way against all expectations of the Ukrainian media. Ukrainian correspondent disproving Ukrainian stereotypes Translation from Russian and Ukrainian by Alexander Fedotov and O.C. / Subtitles by Marcel Sardo The transcript: Anchor: … Continue reading

The line of demarcation

Reports from the DPR regarding the agreement with Kiev on the implementation of the line of demarcation, that was reached early in October. Original article by Colonel Cassad Translated from Russian by Valentina Lisitsa / Edited by O.C. & @GBabeuf “The Prime Minister of the DPR—Alexander Zakharchenko—told journalists that the leaders of the DPR have managed … Continue reading

Andrey Stenin: I was trying to smile more…

“I was trying to smile more because of being frenzied by fear.” Source article by TV-Zvezda.ru Translated from Russian by Vera Van Horn / Edited by O.C. and @Gbabeuf Headpicture by Lena Danya (Art & Photo) A special correspondence of KP, Alexander Kots, published excerpts from a diary of the deceased frontline photojournalist of the INA “Russia Today.” His … Continue reading

Statement by I. B. Ivanov, Chairman of the Russian General Military Union

Translated by Alexander Fedotov / Edited by @Gbabeuf Original article Statement of I. B. Ivanov, Chairman of the Russian General Military Union, the former Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the of Donetsk People’s Republic  8 Sep 2014 The audience, for days on end, has been asking questions: where did … Continue reading

The Battles for the Donetsk Airport – September 25-26, 2014

00:56 – September 26, 2014 – El Murid LiveJournal Translated from Russian by Gleb Bazov In the last hour information is coming in from Donetsk. In the area of the airport, there are artillery strikes and intense shooting. It is not exactly clear whether this has to do with the latest (the second in the past twenty … Continue reading

The First POW Exchange in the Dead of Night—Video Report

Information taken from: Комсомольская Правда Translation by O.C.  Video Report: Exchange of 37 Militiamen with 37 Ukrainian POWs  Film by Alexandr Kots and Dmitry Steshin (“Komsomolskaya Pravda”) Subtitles by Marcel Sardo and O.C. Alexander Kots and Dmitry Steshin—the special correspondents of “Komsomolskaya Pravda”—tell about the first captives exchange in the format of “37 for 37”, that took place “in … Continue reading

General Ruban: “My job is to free people from all sides.”

Preamble: The following is a translation of an interview given by Colonel-General Vladimir Ruban to the “Ukrainskaya Pravda” newspaper. There is much that is of great interest, and the General undoubtedly deserves great respect for the work he is involved in. Nonetheless, his connection to the Ukrainian Army and government gives us reason to doubt … Continue reading

Novorossiya Military Briefings, August 19-21, 2014

Map of Operations, August 10-20, 2014 – Created by Kot Ivanov English Version Created by Anthony Hartin Collected Military Briefings, August 19-21, 2014 Original: Colonel Cassad LiveJournal Translated from Russian by Gleb Bazov Novorossiya Military Briefing, August 19, 2014 August 19, 2014 – 23:30 – Colonel Cassad LiveJournal The most difficult battles are currently happening near Ilovaisk. … Continue reading

Novorossiya Military Briefing – Situation by August 16, 2014

Map: Hostilities in Novorossiya, August 6-15, 2014 Link to Novorossiya Military Briefing, July 15, 2014 Original: Colonel Cassad, August 16, 2014, 02:27 Translated from Russian by Gleb Bazov Briefly about the situation in Donbass as at the beginning of August 16, 2014 In the last two days, just as was announced earlier, the Militia was finally … Continue reading

A Summary of the Situation in Embattled Novorossiya

Video: A Summary of the Situation in the Embattled Novorossiya Note: Translation by Alan and Alya Bailey Subtitles by Marcel Sardo Transcript: A Summary of the Situation in Embattled Novorossiya Translated from Russian by Alan and Alya Bailey / Edited by O.C. and Gleb Bazov Alexey Mozgovoy: The peaceful population is being eliminated using missiles. These actions make the civilian population leave their … Continue reading

URGENT STATEMENT of the Russian MFA, August 15, 2014

Original: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Translated from Russian by Gleb Bazov Edited by S. Naylor Statement of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Connection with the Attempts to Derail the Delivery of Humanitarian Aid to Those Suffering from Hostilities in the Southeastern Region of Ukraine 1919-15-08-2014 The attempts to create … Continue reading

El Murid: To the Militia, Eventual Victory is a Statement of Fact

Original: El Murid LiveJournal (Anatoliy Nesmeyanov) Translated from Russian by Gleb Bazov / Edited by @ApathyKills & @GBabeuf My status in Donetsk was wholly undefined. Igor Ivanovich allowed me to be present virtually everywhere (except for those places that were strictly out-of-bounds, and about which I anyway had no knowledge). Just in case, I was … Continue reading

The End of the Boy Who Cried: “Putin – Khuilo / La-La-La-La-La”

Video: The Militia Defeats Praviy Sector Corps, August 12, 2014 Translation by Gleb Bazov / Subtitles by Marcel Sardo Transcript: The Militia Defeats Praviy Sector Corps, August 12, 2014 Militiaman: There was a bus with Praviy Sector [militants]. It was travelling from Zaporozhye in the direction of Donetsk. It came up on our checkpoint – the checkpoint at Demoliye … Continue reading

Novorossiya: People’s Militia Address to the Europeans

Video: Novorossiya People’s Militia Address to the Europeans Note: English Subtitles by O.C. and Marcel Sardo Transcript: Novorossiya People’s Militia address to Europeans  Translated from Russian by O.C. Militiaman #1: In the light of the current events in the whole world we would like to speak to the residents of the so-called European Union. Launching wars is happening regularly. … Continue reading

Kiev fails to break Militia’s Donetsk defense. Ukrainian Officer: “I have never experienced such shame”

Update: US Radio Liberty has published a video of the glorious thrashing described below http://www.radiosvoboda.org/media/video/26524546.html The forces of “Donbass”, “Azov”, “Shahtersk” Battalions and “Right sector” forces could not break the militia’s defense on the outskirts of #Ilovaisk in the Eastern region. During the battle, 7 Ukrainian troops were killed and more than a dozen injured. – … Continue reading

Overcoming the Operational Crisis of August 9, 2014

Preamble: This posting will continue to be updated. Please watch this space for more information. 19:40 – August 9, 2014—The Encirclement of Donetsk Has Been Postponed Original: Colonel Cassad LiveJournal Translated from Russian by Gleb Bazov / Edited by @GBabeuf This morning an operational crisis arose. In the night of August 7th-8th, an armoured group of … Continue reading

Two Analyses of the Military Situation in Novorossiya and Answers to Important Questions

Brief Overview of the Military Situation, July 30, 2014 Original: Colonel Cassad LiveJournal Translated from Russian by Gleb Bazov The Junta offensive has petered out in most areas. The ambitious plans of encirclement of Donetsk and Gorlovka have failed. The Ukrainian Minister of Defence, Valeriy Geletei, has announced that the Junta’s capacity for offensive operations has … Continue reading

Hostilities in Novorossiya – Briefings, August 1, 2014

Original: Colonel Cassad LiveJournal Translated from Russian by Gleb Bazov Map: Positions of the Factions near Shakhtersk The end of day on August 1, 2014 saw the Ukrainian army retreat in several areas of the front. Specifically, the Ukrainian military abandoned three border crossing checkpoings at Dolzhanskiy, Izvarino and Chervonopartizansk and retreated from Saur-Mogila, which it unsuccessfully attempted … Continue reading

Urgent Statement by Igor Strelkov and Vladimir Antjufeev, Donetsk, July 31, 2014

Briefing: Kiev Preparing SRBM Strikes to Cause an Ecological Catastrophe Video: Ukrainian Junta Preparing Heinous Attacks – Igor Strelkov and Vladimir Antjufeev, July 31, 2014 Note: English Subtitles by the Team of the Vineyard of the Saker Briefing by Igor Strelkov and Vladimir Antyufeev, July 31, 2014, Donetsk Translated from Russian by the Team of the Vineyard of the … Continue reading

The Ignominious Conclusion of the Kiev Junta’s July Offensive, July 30, 2014

Original: IAC Cassad – M.V. Litvinov Translated from Russian by Gleb Bazov / Edited by @GBabeuf The Conclusion of July Activity As could have been expected, the last weekend of July was marked by yet another offensive gamble by the Kiev regime. More precisely, there were, in fact, two such offensive gambles. At the same time, it … Continue reading

LPR and DPR Military Briefings, July 28-29, 2014

Combined for July 28 2014 Translated from Russian by Gleb Bazov (Subject to Editing) July 27, 2014 – Order of Igor Strelkov ORDER of the Commander-in-Chief of the Donetsk People’s Republic Militia July 27, 2014, in the City of Donetsk With respect to the introduction of measures to be applied to the voluntarily surrendering servicemen of … Continue reading

Igor Strelkov Press-Conference, July 28, 2014: The Latest Ukrainian Offensive Mostly Repulsed

Video: Igor Strelkov Press Conference, July 28, 2014 Note: English subtitles prepared by The Vineyard of the Saker team. Spanish subtitles prepared by Carlos Ramirez: Link to the Video with Spanish Subtitles Transcript: Igor Strelkov Press-Conference, July 28, 2014 Translated from Russian by Gleb Bazov / Edited by S. Naylor & @Gbabeuf Original video: Icorpus.ru YouTube … Continue reading

Cui Bono? – Who Benefits From the #MH17 Catastrophe?

PLEASE NOTE: Subtitles Are Being Re-Worked and Corrected; Please Come Back Later. Video: TV ZVEZDA Documentary – Who Benefits from the Downing of #MH17? w/ENG subtitles by @Caustic_Cuckoo, Marcel Sardo

Donbass Situation Report, July 27, 2014

Original: Colonel Cassad LiveJounal Translated from Russian by Gleb Bazov Briefing about the situations at the front in the DPR [Donetsk People’s Republic] and the LPR [Lugansk People’s Republic] as July 27, 2014.  LPR The situation near Lugansk remains stable. The frontlines to the north of the city have stabilized, and the offensive there has … Continue reading

Part I: Comments from a Military Man – July 25, 2014

Authored by John Kohchang / Edited by S. Naylor General Thoughts on Ukrainian Army Operations, Conscription The Ukrainian Army (UA) is fighting on a massive, broad, and changing topography varying from small hamlets/villages to large cities to open steppe. The SDF (Novorossiya Militia) forces cannot defend everywhere, as their numbers are small in-comparison to the … Continue reading

Igor Strelkov and Militia Briefings, July 24-25, 2014

Briefings Combined for July 24-25, 2014 Translated from Russian by Gleb Bazov July 24, 2014 – Report from a Local Resident of Mariupol Gasoline A92 is 15 hryvnia 85 kopecks. Many companies and small factories only work to 50% of their capacity, many have sent their staff on unpaid vacation. The large factories are holding, … Continue reading

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