Ukraine 

DPR delegation visited Syria with a working visit

DPR Official Website From 4 to 8 April, a delegation of the Donetsk People’s Republic was in Syria on a working visit. It included Deputy Head of Administration of the DPR Head Gennady Lebed, DPR Minister of Finance Yana Chausova, First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Peresada, Head of the Executive Committee of the Public Movement “Donetsk Republic” Aleksey Muratov, Advisor to the DPR Head Andrey Kramar, Director of the Department of the Ministry of Industry and Trade Sergey Vlasov and others. On Sunday, April 4, a meeting was…

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Extraordinary meeting of the Contact Group became another Kiev’s profanation — DPR MFA

DPR Official Website On April 7, 2021, eight months later, the Ukrainian side was finally able to take the step that should have been taken from July 22 to July 27, 2020 and publish a statement fully in line with the agreements of the Contact Group dated July 22, 2020 on the official resource of its Ministry of Defense. We welcomed this fact. In order to prevent violations of the agreed agreements, Republics prepared and sent for approval a draft joint statement of the Contact Group, which sets out clear…

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200 people of Kryvyi have been on strike in mines for 15 days

At the ‘Kryvyi Rih Iron Ore Plant’ (KZRK), miners have been on strike underground for the third week in a row. The plant is one of biggest iron ore producer in Ukraine and consists of 4 mines : Hvardiyska, Oktiabrska, Rodina, and Ternivska. On September 3, 2020, about 30 miners from the Oktiabrska mine stayed underground, thereby suspending the operation of the mine. The lack of social dialogue is what made miners take such a desperate action. Workers are not satisfied with the unfair distribution of profit extracted from the exploitation…

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Administrative burden on business during state supervision in sphere of economic activity is reduced

People’s Council of the Donetsk People’s Republic On April 24, according to an agenda of a plenary session, parliamentarians reviewed a draft law “On amendments to Article 2 of the Law of the Donetsk People’s Republic ʺOn state supervision in the sphere of economic activityʺ developed by Deputy of the People’s Council Vladimir Bidyovka. The promoter of the draft law described the […] Read full article on People’s Council of the Donetsk People’s Republic: Administrative burden on business during state supervision in sphere of economic activity is reduced

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Main provisions on public authorities and other state bodies determined

People’s Council of the Donetsk People’s Republic On April 24, according to the plenary session agenda, parliamentarians considered the bill “On Amending the Civil Code of the Donetsk People’s Republic”, developed by the deputy of the People’s Council, Vladimir Bidyovka. The Chairman of the People’s Council addressed his colleagues, substantiating the proposed legislative initiative. “The draft law suggests capture in the DPR […] Read full article on People’s Council of the Donetsk People’s Republic: Main provisions on public authorities and other state bodies determined

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Appeal of the Communist Party of the DPR in connection with the ongoing hostilities in Donbass

The war in Donbass has already been going on for more than five years. It claimed the lives of more than 10 thousand people, about 2 million were forced to leave their homes. Hundreds of children were killed and injured. The blood of the inhabitants of Donbass is on the hands of the Kiev regime, which unleashed military aggression in response to the self-determination of the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics.

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ITF backs unions against ‘slavery law’ in Ukraine

“The whole system of labour law and social protection is being dismantled. The law on labour has already been nicknamed a ‘slavery law’. Massive transition to individual contracts will deprive workers of their rights, and every worker will have to individually bargain over their wages and working conditions … it is incumbent upon the government of Ukraine to withdraw this draft labour law without any delay.” In the letter, Mr Cotton reminds President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine’s obligations under international law: “The draft law is in contravention of core international labour…

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Ukraine’s government puts oligarchs and multinational enterprises ahead of its own people

On 27 December, the neo-liberal Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine submitted to the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian Parliament) a new draft law on labour published earlier in the month which will strip workers of legal protections, and unions of their ability to protect them. In doing so, the Ukrainian government sided decisively with oligarchs and multinational enterprises against its own people. Ukrainian trade unions believe the new draft law will result in:

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Comment by the Information and Press Department on the exchange of detained persons between Kiev and Donbass

On December 29, after a two-year interval, Kiev and Donbass completed a major “all-for-all” prisoner exchange as part of the intra-Ukrainian crisis resolution. A total of 200 people were able to return back home. Their release was the result of the agreements reached at the December 9 Normandy format summit held in Paris as well as the political will shown by the new government of Ukraine.

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