Olga Makeeva became the DPR Ambassador to Russia, and the LPR diplomatic mission was headed by Rodion Miroshnik, former press secretary of Viktor Yanukovych. Russia recognized the DPR and LPR before the military operation Pasechnik was appointed ambassadors of the DPR and LPR in Russia” />
Head of the DPR Denis Pushilin appointed Olga Makeeva as the ambassador of the republic in Russia, according to the website of the DPR.
“Head of the DPR Denis Pushilin signed Decree No. 182 dated May 6, 2022, by which he appointed Olga Makeeva to the post of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Donetsk People's Republic to the Russian Federation,— the message says.
Until now, she served as deputy chairman of the People's Council of the DPR of the second convocation.
Rodion Miroshnik became the Ambassador of the LPR, according to the website of the Luhansk Information Center. Prior to that, he was an adviser to the head of the LPR on foreign policy.
“Head of the LPR Leonid Pasechnik, by his decree, appointed Rodion Miroshnik as Ambassador of the Republic to Russia”,— the message says.
Before that, he was an adviser to the head of the LPR on foreign policy.
Miroshnik from October 2006 to April 2010, then from October 2011 to April 2014 headed the State Committee for Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine. In 2005-2006, he was the press secretary of Viktor Yanukovych, who at that time held the post of prime minister of the country. In addition, Miroshnik repeatedly participated in the program “60 minutes” with Olga Skabeeva and Evgeny Popov.
Read on RBC Pro Pro More than 25% of newcomers leave the company almost immediately. How to keep them Instructions Pro You want to get a trademark of a brand that left the Russian Federation: how to do it Instructions Pro How to protect management in a crisis to the fire, and not from the fire”On February 21, Russia recognized the independence and sovereignty of the DNR and LNR. The next day, President Vladimir Putin explained that Moscow had done this within the borders of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions. On the same day, the Russian Foreign Ministry announced the establishment of diplomatic relations with the Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics.
In an address in which Putin recognized the DPR and LPR, he, in particular, said that the Kyiv regime, generated by the 2014 coup d'état years and then embarked on the path of “violence, bloodshed, lawlessness”, does not recognize “any other solution to the Donbass issue, except for the military.” At the same time, the West, according to him, prefers not to notice this, “as if there is no all this horror, genocide, to which almost 4 million people are subjected,” who fighting for their elementary rights— to live on their own land, speak their own language, for the preservation of their culture and traditions.
On February 24, Putin launched a military operation in Ukraine, the purpose of which he called “protecting people in the Donbass”, as well as ” demilitarization” and “denazification” neighboring country.
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