Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Donetsk People's Republic

Meetings supporting the DPR, the LPR and Novorossia (March, 2015)

03 April 2015
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During the March 2015, 17 meetings supporting the young republics DPR and LPR were held, opposing the NATO and fascism revival.

During the current month European citizens are increasingly demanding to stop fratricidal war in Ukraine. The most wide-spread slogans at the present moment are:  «NATO – OUT! », «STOP WAR», «STOP FASCISM», «JE SUIS DONBASS».

Due to informational blockade breakthrough, Europeans got to know about real events in Donbass. Before this, western media had hidden facts of Kiev war iniquities all this time. But despite all efforts of «persons concerned», a light breaks in upon the world gradually at everything happening in Ukraine.

Date, place, number

Aims/Slogans

Notes

31.03.2015
Budapest, Hungary

Aims:
- To support the DPR and the LPR;
- To support peacemaking position of Russia;
- To oppose the war in Donbass.

The organizer is the party Jobbik, the Movement for a Better Hungary.
The meeting was held in front of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs building.

24.03.2015
Belgrade, Serbia

Aims:
- To express protest against the NATO to the country
- To oppose country`s approach to the NATO;
- To support consolidation of relations with Russia.

During the event Belgrade citizens burnt down the NATO, the US and the EU flags, and after that they marched with the flag of the Donetsk People`s Republic.

24.03.2015
Glasgow, Scotland

Aims:
- To express the support to the DPR and the LPR.

During the meeting «Raise against the racism and fascism» that took place in front of the City Chamber  on George Square,  a lot of representatives of the Left Parties supported Novorossia and opposed actions of Ukrainian nationalists.

22.03.2015
Sofia, Bulgaria

Slogans:
«Stop aggression against Donbass !», «The US – out of Bulgaria and Europe!», «Bulgaria –PEACE ZONE!», «Europe — PEACE ZONE!».

Aims:
- To stop the NATO`s expansion on the territory of the country;
- To stop the violation in Donbass;
- To renew full-fledged cooperation with Russia.

Organizers: community movement Civil initiative «For countries sovereignty in the whole world!».

Participants of the protest express their disagreement with the Government of Bulgaria that doesn’t notice the 7th marching meeting against NATO`s bases and the NATO`s command centre on the territory of Bulgaria.

21.03.2015
Montreal, Canada

Slogans: «STOP WAR! STOP FASCISM!», «JE SUIS DONBASS», «JE SUIS DONETSK», «JE SUIS LUGANSK».

Aims:
- To express protest against the policy of Canadian Government towards the situation in Ukraine;
- To oppose the war in Donbass;
- To support the civilians of the DPR and the LPR.

Organizers are the representatives of Russian, Ukrainian and Kazakh communes of Montreal and Canadian anti-military activists.

During the event the citizens of Canada explained passes-by the essence of the conflict in Donbass, distributed leaflets with topical information and showed the photographs on the stands, indicative of doleful destiny of civilians from the South-East of Ukraine.

15.03.2015
Dublin,
Ireland

Aims:
- To express protest towards the politics of the Ukrainian authorities;
- To oppose the genocide and war in Donbass;
- To oppose the NATO position towards military conflict on the South-East of Ukraine.

Dublin citizens went into the streets supporting people from the South-East and opposing Kiev policy.

15.03.2015
Sofia,
Bulgaria

Slogans: «STOP aggression against Donbass!», «USA, OUT of Bulgaria and Europe!», «Bulgaria – PEACE ZONE!», «EUROPE — PEACE ZONE!».

Aims:
- To stop expansion of the NATO`s servicemen on the territory of the country;
- To stop violence in Donbass;
- To renew a full-fledged collaboration with Russia.

Activists gathered in Sofia in front of the presidential palace; after this they marched along the central streets of the city.

14.03.2015
Hannover,
Germany

Slogans: «Stop Terror», «Settle new global order», «JE SUIS DONBASS», «JE SUIS NOVOROSSIA», «STOP WAR», «STOP FASCISM».

Aims:
- To express protest against the NATO;
- To oppose fascism revival;
- To express support to the citizens of the DPR and the LPR.

Hundreds of people gathered at the Hannover streets in order to express protest against americanization of the Europe and escalation of the Ukrainian crisis.

14.03.2015
Montreal,
Canada

Slogans: «STOP WAR», «STOP FASCISM», «JE SUIS DONBASS», «JE SUIS ODESSA».

Aims:
- To express solidarity with Donbass nation.

The participants of the meeting distributed leaflets about war atrocities in Donbass.  The photographs of killed civilians, children and damaged buildings were hung on the stands. 

14.03.2015
Vladikavkaz

Slogans: «NATO, hands off Ukraine», «No fascism in Ukraine».

Organizers: The North Ossetian department of CPRF and social unions of the republic.

More than 150 thousands of rubles were collected during the event; money will be sent together with goods trucks to Donbass in the short run.

14.03.2015
Berne,
Switzerland,
around 40 people

Slogans: «AMERICAN DEMOCRACY KILLS CHILDREN», «UKRAINE IS WAGING WAR AGAINST OWN PEOPLE».

Aims:
- To express solidarity with Donbass citizens;
- To condemn Kiev aggression;
- To express support to the Crimea citizens.

The participants of the meeting believe that European citizens don’t know the real state of things in Donbass

12.03.2015
Bratislava,
Slovakia,
around 400 people.

Slogans: «NO military bases», «We want peace, not NATO».  

Speakers at the meeting expressed their disagreement with prospective setting up Alliance`s command center on the territory of the country on the initiative of Slovak Ministry of Defence and one-way informing about the situation in Ukraine by the local media. The meeting was held in front of the US Embassy to Slovakia.

11.03.2015
Canada

Aims:
- To turn attention to the war in Donbass.

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The photographs of militias, crying adults and children, destroyed buildings and moments from civilians` lives, made during the war, were hung on the stands. The participants put the Ribbons of Saint George on their clothes. 

10.03.2015
Sofia,
Bulgaria

Slogans: «NATO – OUT!», «Bulgaria – Peace Zone».

Aims:
- To express protest against the NATO expansion;
- To oppose the war in Donbass;
- To support the DPR and the LPR.

The participants marched from the president residence to the square near the House of Parliament holding flags of the DPR and the LPR, Russian tricolors and Saint George`s Ribbons.

02.03.2015
Dublin,
Ireland

Slogans: «Anti-Fascist Action Ireland», «Odessa&Donbass. Tragedy of Ukraine».

Aims:
- To express protest against fascism in Donbass.

Humanitarian Battalion  «Ireland», social organization «Moveus», «Irish Anti-Nazi Front» went out to participate in the meeting in order to commemorate the tragedy in Odessa.

01.03.2015
Switzerland,
around 30 people.

Slogans: «Save Donbass Children », «FINNE ALLA DISINFORMAZIA», «GUARDIA NAZIONALE UCRAINA KILLER DI DONNE E BAMBINI», «LA RUSSIA PROTEGGE LA GENTE DEL DONBASS DALE BOMBE DEL GOVERNO UCRAINO».

Aims:
- To express solidarity with Donbass citizens.

The meeting participants went into the streets supporting Donbass citizens and opposing the policy of the Ukrainian authorities, who killed a huge amount of Donbass civilians. 

01.03.2015
Barcelona,
Spain

Slogans: «SOLIDARITAT AMB EL DONBASS ANTIFEIXISTA».

Aims:
- To attract attention of community to the use of double standards by Spain authorities.

 

Spanish Anti-Nazi held an action of protest in connection with detention of 8 country citizens; according to the police, they participated in Donbass hostilities on the side of the DPR army.