Kremlin assesses scenarios for "conflict" in Donbas

12:45, 15 January 2019
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"It will depend on Kyiv – whether the war party comes to power. In this case, there is no chance that the conflict will end. On the contrary, if there is a party of peace and diplomacy, then there is a chance," Russian president's press secretary Dmitry Peskov said in an interview to the Russian Argumenty i Fakty newspaper.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the Ukrainian-based Information Resistance (IR) OSINT group said "leaders" of the self-proclaimed republics in Donbas – the "Donetsk People's Republic" ("DPR") and the "Luhansk People's Republic" ("LPR") – had announced that residents of Luhansk and Donetsk regions with the so-called "DPR and LPR passports" would be able to get Russian passports after Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a relevant decree.

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