Developments in “DNR“ and “LNR“: 11 – 20 September 2018 (Newsletter 43)

Written by Nikolaus von Twickel Summary Two weeks after Alexander Zakharchenko’s assassination, Donetsk separatist leader Denis Pushilin continued to consolidate his power. On September 20, he said that he would take part in the “DNR” leadership elections in November. Three...

Developments in “DNR“ and “LNR“: 26 July – 03 August 2018 (Newsletter 39)

Written by Nikolaus von Twickel Summary Despite dramatic warnings by the separatist leaders, no religious war has broken out anywhere in Ukraine during this year’s anniversary of the “Baptism of Rus”. However, the Church dispute remains unsolved. Meanwhile, the promised...