Ex-lawmaker explains "main cause" behind disbanding Russian governmentAccording to Ponomarev, Putin has arranged the dissolution of the Russian government to calm the local elite.
12:16, 29 January 2020
"Putin to surrender Donbas": Ex-lawmaker explains Surkov's resignationPutin's new aide Kozak, unlike his predecessor, is neither a political person nor a schemer, Ponomarev says.
10:21, 28 January 2020
Reuters: Ukraine strips U.S. firm Trident of oil exploration rights in Black SeaCritics said the tender process was too short and effectively shut out major international companies who may have wanted to invest.
11:00, 13 September 2019
Ex-member of Russia's Duma sees favorable moment for end of war in DonbasPonomarev says it is necessary to conduct backstage negotiations if there is a desire to restore peace.
12:25, 08 August 2019
Ex-member of Russia's Duma: Ukraine to get Crimea back "over Mr. Putin's dead body"The Crimea issue for Putin is a matter of principle.
10:19, 11 July 2019
Ex-member of Russia's Duma explains why "Maidans" impossible in RussiaAnother factor behind Putin's permanent stay in power is the lack of any alternative.
16:31, 11 March 2019
Donbas war may end even amid Putin's regime – ex-Russian MPHowever, Crimea is an issue that will be resolved only after change of power in the Kremlin.
14:50, 11 March 2019
Former Russian MP assesses chances of Crimea return to UkrainePonomarev says Russia annually loses 2-3% of GDP as a result of the Western sanctions, but most importantly, it loses its future.
12:20, 16 October 2018
Russia decided to send troops to Crimea even before receiving Yanukovych letter – witness testimony<p>Russia’s ex-MP Ilya Ponomarev, who is considered one of the key witnesses of the Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine in the treason case of Viktor Yanukovich, testified that the members of the Federation Council had received invitations to convene before the letter emerged of the runaway Ukrainian president to Vladimir Putin "on the use of Russian troops on the territory of Ukraine," Glavcom reported citing its source in the PGO familiar with the probe.</p>
11:40, 16 October 2017
Former Russian MP suggests mastermind behind Voronenkov assassination<p>Ilya Ponomarev, ex-deputy of the Russian State Duma exiled in Ukraine, believes the official who ordered another ex-MP Denis Voronenkov’s murder is General Oleg Feoktistov of Russia's FSB, according to Apostrophe, a Ukrainian news outlet.</p>
13:40, 27 March 2017