Developments in “DNR“ and “LNR“: 21 March – 05 April 2019 (Newsletter 54)

Written by Nikolaus von Twickel Summary The “People’s Republics” reacted both reserved and incoherent to the Ukrainian presidential election. Separatist leaders continued to demonize Ukraine and stress their future with Russia. Zelenskiy a no-show in separatist media Separatist-controlled media in...

Developments in “DNR“ and “LNR“: 13. – 28. February 2019 (Newsletter 52)

Written by Nikolaus von Twickel Summary In another move towards political russification, both “People’s Republics” announced to create assemblies that already exist in Russia. A spat between Ukraine and the separatists about the Minsk negotiations highlighted the different interpretations of...