A closed meeting of the Council of commanders of the volunteer Union of Donbass took place on Friday, November 4, in Moscow. The event was held in one of conference halls of the "President-Hotel", informs news Agency "new Russia".
It is noted that the leaders of the Union, Alexander Boroday, and Andrei Pinchuk — has summed up the results of the organization's activities for the year, and also discussed with the commanders of the prospects of development of volunteerism. They also discussed the progress of the Minsk agreements, as well as the socio-political situation in Russia and Eastern Ukraine.
In addition, they talked about helping families of the dead and seriously wounded at the front volunteers.
8 October in Rostov-on-don hosted the second Congress of the Union of volunteers of Donbass. In the event, the Congress participants laid flowers at the memorial stele "to the Liberators of Rostov" and also hosted a column on city streets to the Congress hotel Don-Plaza, which hosted the official part of the Congress.
The armed conflict in the Donbas began in the spring of 2014, after what happened in the country coup. The result was formed the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk people's Republic. In February 2015, the leaders of "Norman Quartet" (Russia, France, Germany and Ukraine) in the capital of Belarus signed a "Complex of measures on implementation of Minsk agreements". In the document, in particular, stipulates a ceasefire, the implementation in Ukraine of the constitutional reform, the holding of elections in the Donbass, and the legislative recognition of the special status of the region. However, the situation still had not been resolved.