Monthly archive April, 2014
Donetsk Broadcasting Station Occupied by OPLOT

Donetsk Broadcasting Station Occupied by OPLOT

Today the separatists/OPLOT occupied the Donetsk Regional Governmental Broadcasting Company. It was peaceful and even though the the Ukrainian armed police was present they let the occupation proceed.
Another funeral, now in Krestishch

Another funeral, now in Krestishch

Today 22 year old Aleksander Lubenietz, separatist, was burried in his village in¬†Krestishch. This was the second funeral within a week. He got killed in one of the confrontations two days ago at a checkpoint.  

Reportage from Sloviansk published in Helsingin Sanomat

My latest reportage on The funeral and crime investigation on the checkpoint assault in Sloviansk published in todays Helsingin Sanomat news paper CLICK HERE TO SEE IT
Shaktar Ultras

Shaktar Ultras

Shaktar meet Simferopol at the Donetsk football stadium. The Shaktar Ultras join forces with the Simferopol Ultras and leave the arena as a protest against the separatists. They gather in the lobby and begins a one hour protest and party. Shouting, dancing and singing goes on until the match finnishes without anyone of them even...
Funeral in Sloviansk

Funeral in Sloviansk

Today three dead were burried in Sloviansk. Sergei Tihanovitz, Pavel Pavlelko and Aleksandr Sigmus  were victims of the shootout a couple of days earlier at a checkpoint. It seems still uncertain what exactly took place that night and many theories are in the air. Here the official explanation is an attack from the Right Sector....
Covering Donetsk, Ukraine

Covering Donetsk, Ukraine

I will be covering Donetsk and it’s surroundings in Ukraine for a couple of weeks forward. Today there was the aftermath of last nights shoot out in Mariupol and the Pro Ukraine protest in Donetsk. In case you are in need for photo coverage on this area please contact at niklas.meltio@gmail.com Pro Russian activist at...