In 2005, British journalist, Patrick Lancaster, documented the breaking of the Minsk Agreements from a trench, while Ukraine forces opened fire on the Luhansk People's Republic (LPR) positions with artillery, sniper fire, and small arms.
British journalist, Graham Philipp's counter-propaganda channel on youtube, has been covering the Ukrainian civil war for years and continues to cover current conflict.
English translation of wrenching testimony of a French film-maker about Ukrainian Government attacks on Russian-speaking Ukrainians in Donbass - a situation denied by ABC Australia and by US-NATO. Video-address by film-maker, Anne-Laure Bonnel, to audience at Russia House of Science and Culture in Paris. (Translation by Sheila Newman).
“[If the] root cause of the current crisis was post-Soviet Western triumphalism that resulted in the rapid and inexorable growth of NATO and the EU, then current NATO deployments all over eastern Europe will confirm for even previously sceptical Russians that the 20-year old complaint about NATO expansion was a prescient one.
This article was originally published on Fightback!news on 31 December 2014. See also: Feeling of 'solid Western support' behind Kiev's renewed assault on Donbass on RT. For more news on the fight by the people of of Donbass against the Kiev regime, read other Fightback! articles on Ukraine or visit the #Donbass Twitter page. Article also includes 2 embedded videos: Ukraine: Helping rebuild homes (7/1/15) (2:57) and Donbass under fire: Separatists (27/12/14) (58:12)
After the U.S.-backed fascist coup in Kiev, Ukraine in February 2014, the people of Donbass rebelled for independence from Ukraine. A popular anti-fascist resistance quickly emerged. The breakaway state of Novorossiya, or New Russia, was formed and Kiev sent in troops and tanks to crush the people's resistance. Civil war gripped the country. Now, almost a year later, while the resistance soldiers on, a humanitarian disaster perpetuated by the Kiev government's war of aggression has struck the citizens of Donbass.
International Students Aid to Donbass, based in Wroclaw, Poland, is one of many aid groups springing up across the world in solidarity with the ongoing resistance and the victimized people of Eastern Ukraine.