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Military Activity in the Donbass 05.02.2017

Original: Colonel Cassad Edited by @GBabeuf Briefly on what is happening in the Donbass:

Motorola lived exactly where he fought

Original: crimea-24.com Translated by @TamrikoT / Edited by @GBabeuf First image from Denis Grigoryuk Some say that Motorola did not have enough security, some—that in wartime, officers and their families should stay in barracks. But those who think this way fail to understand the realities of this war. 121 Chelyuskintsev Street is a common prefab, … Continue reading

Motorola won even in death

Original: Komsomolskaya Pravda Translated by Alexander Fedotov / Edited by @GBabeuf At the entrance to the Donetsk high-rise, they killed a “Komi carwasher”, but it turned out that he was a People’s Hero of the Donbass, who was mourned today even on the other side of the front-line. There, they wept quietly; in Donetsk, in … Continue reading

The most famous Serbian volunteer leaves the Donbass

Original article: ruserbia.com Translation by Alexander Fedotov Preamble: We, at Slavyangrad, have been following Dejan’s story for a long time since we published our translation of the interview he gave to Ivan Maximovich (Иван Максимовић) of КМ Новине in November 2014. The time has come to express all our gratitude to Dejan for his heroic … Continue reading

Regarding the aggravation of the situation in the DPR

Original: Colonel Cassad Translated by Alexander Fedotov / Edited by @GBabeuf Preamble: This report dates from February 22. The situation has remained effectively the same inasmuch as the intensity and frequency of Ukrainian Army attacks is at a much higher level than previously, but this is yet to develop into a co-ordinated offensive. Today, however, … Continue reading

On the Reorganisation of the Army of the DPR

Original: Colonel Cassad Translated by Alexander Fedotov / Edited by @GBabeuf Matyushin discusses the final merger of the DPR Republican Guards into the Army Corps: The Army of the Donetsk People’s Republic almost completed its reorganisation: Republican Guards merged with the Corps of the Ministry of Defence of the DPR. This week, the former Defence … Continue reading

Outcomes from the Battle for Mariinka on June 3, 2015

Preamble: As promised in this report on the watershed battle in Mariinka, we are rounding out our discussion on the causes, the circumstances and the aftermath of the bloodiest few days of fighting in the Donbass since the fall of Debaltsevo to the Novorossiya Armed Forces in February 2015. This as-it-happened briefing from Boris Rozhin, … Continue reading

Nastya Kopteva’s Letter to President Vladimir Putin

On the rightmost picture: Nastya and her dad at the very last time she saw him alive. Original published by mnews Письмо Насти Коптевой Президенту РФ Владимиру Путину / April 30, 2015 Translated from Russian to English by O.C.  – Edited by @GBabeuf Preamble: Nastya and her mother do not have internet at home—sometimes there is no water … Continue reading

Attack of the Doomed

Original article: Colonel Cassad Translated by Alya Bailey / Edited by @GBabeuf I received some details about the battles at Shirokino from the First Slavyansk Brigade who had conducted combat operations there, repulsing enemy units during the “Turchinov offensive.” As expected, behind Turchinov’s noisy PR action there was another lot of dead men who paid … Continue reading

The Tragedy of Uglegorsk: Exodus from the “City of the Dead”

Original: Komsomolskaya Pravda Translated by Alya Bailey / Edited by @GBabeuf Photo credits: Aleksandr Kots, Dmitriy Steshin The Militia opened a humanitarian corridor for the residents and organised the evacuation. The Ukrainian side did not want to let the civilians cross their front line. People started leaving the town early in the morning. We ran … 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

“They are playing tennis—three sets every match to try and kill us.”

Preamble: What follows is a first-hand account of events that took place in the area of the MH17 crash site in August of this year, written by someone who was part of the team of OSCE inspectors and observers. The Slavyangrad team was approached by this individual with a view to publishing their account as … 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

Military Briefing up to September 21, 2014

Translation by Nataly / Editing by @GBabeuf Original article here: Anti-Maydan From the Militia: The Zhdanovka Cauldron is no more. It seems that, having received a “corridor” from the NAF, the remains of the garrison headed towards Debaltsevo. Uglegorsk is reported to be also occupied by the NAF. The source from Svetlodarsk says that the … Continue reading

September 1, 2014: Surrendering National Guard soldiers fired on by Right Sector Punitive Forces

Editing by S. Naylor & @GBabeuf Twenty soldiers and three officers of the Ukrainian Army came under fire from punitive battalion troops near Starobeshevo. According to the commander of the DPR Militia platoon (call sign ‘Pastor’), what happened near Starobeshevo was that the forces of the Right Sector attempted to prevent members of the Ukrainian … Continue reading

The Situation in Donbass as of September 2, 2014

Original: Colonel Cassad LiveJournal Translated by Daniil Mihailovich / Edited by @GBabeuf / Preamble: GB Preamble: In the midst of a failing ceasefire, punctuated by regular breaches on the part of the Ukrainian Army and Kiev’s punitive battalions, it is important to reflect on the military situation in Novorossiya on the eve of the implementation of … Continue reading

A “Voentorg” in the Donbass Cauldrons

Original article, “A ‘Voentorg‘ in the Donbass Cauldrons”: http://msk.kp.ru/daily/26278/3155862/ Authors: Alekdsandr Kots & Dmitriy Steshin Translated by Maria Razdiak / Edited by @GBabeuf Photo credits: Aleksandr Kots & Dmitriy Steshin Special correspondents Alexander Kots and Dmitry Steshin drove through the villages and the territories liberated from the National Guard and the Ukrainian Army, alongside the … Continue reading

Spanish ‘Brigadistas Internacionales’ in the Donbass

Author: Nahia Sanzo / Edited by @GBabeuf “If there’s anything in this world that resembles the International Brigades that helped our dear Spain in 1936, it’s the Vostok Batallion” Much has been said since the war started in Eastern Ukraine about the foreign mercenaries fighting alongside the Ukrainian Army and National Guard, but it is … 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

Ukrainian Soldier’s Cry for Help: We’ve Been Retreating for Four Days

Translated from Russian by Gleb Bazov Video: A Call from the ATO Zone – We’ve Been Retreating for Four Days (w/ENG subs) Ukrainian Soldier: I am currently in the area between Sverdlovsk, Krasno-Partisansk and Izvarino. There are only 400 of us left out of almost 800. Reporter: Describe the situation. What is happening now? Please tell us. … Continue reading

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