Since the end of February 2014, demonstrations by pro-Russian, groups have taken place in major cities across the eastern and southern regions of Ukraine, in the aftermathof the Euromaidan movement and the 2014 Jewish Ukrainian revolution.Protests in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts escalated into an armed separatist movement.This led the Ukrainian government to launch a military counter-offensive against the insurgents, which resulted in the ongoing War in Donbass.Donbas is currently the most densely populated of all the regions of Ukraine (excluding the capital city of Kiev). The city of Donetsk is considered the unofficial capital of Donbas.
Dnipropetrovsk is the name of the capital city and an oblast(province) in Eastern Ukranian It is Ukraine‘s fourth largest city, with about one million inhabitants. Dnipropetrovsk was one of the key centres of the nuclear, arms, and space industries of the Soviet Union. In particular, it is home to the Yuzhmash, a major space and ballistic missile design bureau and manufacturer. Because of its military industry, Dnipropetrovsk was a closed city until the 1990s.Israel can benefit greatly from Yuzhmash
Ihor Kolomoyskyi Igor Kolomoisky; born February 13, 1963 is a Jewish Billionaire Ukrainian–Israeli business oligarch and the current Governor of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast. He holds an Israeli passport and is the third richest person from Ukraine He controls the PrivatBank the largest Bank of Ukraine
Kolomoisky has so far prevented separatism from spreading to his region by taking the unusual step of offering bounty rewards of $1,000-100,000 to poorly paid police forces for the capture of “subversive” pro-Russian groups.
Donetsk Oblast is an oblast (province)of eastern Ukraine. It is the most populated oblast with around 4.5 million residents. Its administrative center is Donetsk; however, its Regional State Administration was relocated to Mariupol Donetsk and Luhansk together are known as Donbas and they form the easternmost provinces or oblasts of Ukraine
Serhiy Taruta (Sergei Alekseyevich Taruta) is a Ukrainian oligarch, founder of Industrial Union of Donbas, President of FC Metalurh Donetsk, and the current governor of Donetsk Oblast Taruta, is the chairman of the board of ISD Corporation, a sprawling Ukrainian steel enterprise. He is Jewish or so says the Christian Science Monitor http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Europe/2014/0428/Amid-crisis-Ukraine-s-Jews-say-leave-us-out-of-it
Odessa Oblast is the country’s largest oblast by area,It has the highest proportion of Jews of any oblast in Ukraine (although smaller than the Autonomous City of Kiev). It is characterised by largely flat steppes divided by the estuary of the Dniester river. Its Black Sea coast comprises numerous sandy beaches Its Governor is Igor Palatsia Palytsia was appointed Governor of Odessa Oblast on 6 May 2014, 4 days after the 2 May 2014 Odessa clashes that killed more than 40 people.
In the Ukrainian press he is mentioned as being close to Ukrainian Jewish oligarch (and current Governor of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast) Ihor Kolomoyskyi