DPR Civilians On Why They Wanted A Referendum To Join Russia

My overview of the DPR referendum to join Russia. It’s mainly the people themselves talking, over the course of 5 days, including door-to-door voting (no, not at gunpoint) and voting in voting stations on the 5th day. Western commentators would do well to listen to them (but we know they won’t). Summary: -they waited 8… Read More DPR Civilians On Why They Wanted A Referendum To Join Russia

My interview from Donetsk on the people’s eagerness to vote to join Russia

Interview I did on RT yesterday, after observing the DPR referendum (from September 23-27) on whether to join Russia. UPDATE: Censortube removed the video, but it’s still on my Odysee and on my Telegram. During that time, I visited areas where voting was occurring in homes/apartments to lessen the opportunity for Ukraine to shell large… Read More My interview from Donetsk on the people’s eagerness to vote to join Russia

Western media continues to ignore how Ukraine is using NATO weapons to kill innocent civilians in the Donbass

Sep 23, 2022, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett On Monday, Ukraine slaughtered 16 civilians, including two children, with 155mm NATO shells, according to the head of the Donetsk People‚Äôs Republic (DPR), Denis Pushilin. The projectiles hit two adjacent neighborhoods, decimating residential and commercial areas ‚Äď including a market that had previously suffered fatal attacks. Scenes of death are nothing new for… Read More Western media continues to ignore how Ukraine is using NATO weapons to kill innocent civilians in the Donbass

Western media continues to ignore Ukraine’s public ‘kill list’ aimed at those who question the Kiev regime

September 10, 2022, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett *Blog version slightly longer than originally published The Myrotvorets list is an issue trending in independent and Russian media, but not in the mainstream international press This week, a number of international and Russian journalists convened in Moscow ‚Äď with more joining by video link ‚Äď to… Read More Western media continues to ignore Ukraine’s public ‘kill list’ aimed at those who question the Kiev regime

In Just Under Three Weeks, Ukrainian-Fired Prohibited ‚ÄúPetal‚ÄĚ Mines Maim At Least 44 Civilians, Kill 2, in Donetsk Region

August 23, 2022, Covert Action Magazine -Eva K Bartlett Ukraine continues to fire internationally-banned anti-personnel mines on civilian areas of Donetsk and other cities in the Donetsk People‚Äôs Republic (DPR), in violation of international law and of the mine ban convention Ukraine signed in 1999 and ratified in 2005. Since July 27, Ukraine has been firing rockets… Read More In Just Under Three Weeks, Ukrainian-Fired Prohibited ‚ÄúPetal‚ÄĚ Mines Maim At Least 44 Civilians, Kill 2, in Donetsk Region

The West is silent as Ukraine targets civilians in Donetsk using banned ‚ÄėPetal‚Äô mines

Aug 7, 2022, RT.com -Eva K Bartlett On Saturday, July 30, just after 9pm, thunderous explosions rocked central Donetsk. Shortly after, there were¬†announcements¬†that air defense had shot down Ukrainian-fired missiles containing ‘petal‘¬†mines. Given that over 300 of these¬†explosives are packed into each of the Ukrainian-fired rockets, central Donetsk could literally become a minefield if they… Read More The West is silent as Ukraine targets civilians in Donetsk using banned ‚ÄėPetal‚Äô mines

What I’ve seen of Ukraine’s war crimes against civilians in the Donbass over the past few months

I haven’t “blogged” consistently for many years, since my Gaza days really, and use this site as a place to re-post my writings and interviews, generally. Today, because I’m strapped for time, still in the Donetsk People’s Republic, I’m doing a short blog post, to share this: If you’re not on Twitter, the thread is… Read More What I’ve seen of Ukraine’s war crimes against civilians in the Donbass over the past few months

Ukraine bombed a Donetsk hotel full of journalists ‚Äď here‚Äôs what it felt like to be inside at the time

Another attack from Kiev has hit central Donetsk, targeting a funeral and a hotel where numerous reporters stay and work Aug 4, 2022, RT.com (*blog version longer than originally published at RT) -Eva K Bartlett At 10:13 am Thursday, Ukraine began shelling central Donetsk. There were five powerful blasts in the space of ten minutes. The… Read More Ukraine bombed a Donetsk hotel full of journalists ‚Äď here‚Äôs what it felt like to be inside at the time