Tagged: “DNR”;”LNR”

Developments in “DNR” and “LNR”: 21 September – 08 October 2019 (Newsletter 65)

Written by Nikolaus von Twickel Summary  The signing of the “Steinmeier Formula” did not result in a change of tone in the separatists’ statements versus Ukraine. Their leaders adamantly rejected President Zelenskiy’s conditions and insisted on self-determination. It was not...

Developments in “DNR“ and “LNR“: 17 August – 1 September 2019 (Newsletter 63)

Written by Nikolaus von Twickel Summary The separatists commemorated the first anniversary of Alexander Zakharchenko’s killing by stressing the first “DNR”-leader’s cult-like status. They largely ignored the latest diplomatic offensive by the Normandy Format powers, instead sticking to their narrative...