Pushilin: Kiev forces in dangerous proximity of water plant, the issue to be raised in Minsk
19:24, January 20, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 20 – DAN. DPR is going to raise the issue of relocation of Kiev positions away from Donetsk water treatment plant, DPR envoy to Minsk negotiations Denis Pushilin said. “There is a document signed by Ukrainian units command who agreed that Ukrainian army units shall not be located in the vicinity of the […]

DPR to join the Agreement on Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road
19:04, January 20, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 20 – DAN. DPR lawmakers, ministers and officials supported the proposal of the Transport Ministry to join the Agreement on Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR), the final decision shall be made by DPR Head Alexander Zakharchenko. The initiative was discussed today at the meeting of parliamentary committee on transport and communications. […]

Six people killed, four injured in DPR over the week
17:31, January 20, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 20 – DAN. Six people were killed and four injured by Kiev’s shelling over this week, said DPR ombudswoman’s office. “From Jan.14 to Jan.19 six people were killed in DPR, all of them were servicemen. From Jan.13 to Jan.19 four people sustained injuries of various degrees as Kiev continuously shelled the Republic. Two […]

Kiev shows disregard towards OSCE SMM – Basurin
17:27, January 20, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 20 – DAN. Kiev showed disregard towards OSCE by shelling Elenovka while the Principal Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine Alexander Hug was present there. “It os important to mention that the crime was committed while Mr. Hug was present in DPR, that shows Kiev’s disregard towards international […]

Kiev shells DPR over 4 thousand times during the week
16:16, January 20, 2017

DPR intelligence reported a battery of Ukrainian self-propelled artillery systems Gvozdika, up to tank battalion, APC company, IFV platoon on Gorlovka axis

SMM considers additional cameras in Donbass
14:12, January 20, 2017

Sakhanka, Jan 20 – DAN. OSCE SMM monitors consider installing additional surveillance cameras in Donbass, said the Principal Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine Alexander Hug. “Currently SMM considers the possibility of installing additional cameras here in Sakhanka and in other places. The chairman Kurz suggested that the increase in […]

Civilian woman injured as Kiev shells Elenovka
10:15, January 20, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 20 – DAN. A civilian woman was injured as Kiev shelled the area oof Elenovka south-west of Donetsk, said the local administration head Igor Syakerin. “The shelling started today at 7.30 a.m. A civilian woman sustained shrapnel wounds. She was travelling from Donetsk to Dokuchaevsk in a bus and was injured near Elenovka […]

DPR Command: tensions ease, Kiev forces violate ceasefire 71 times in 24 hours
15:38, January 19, 2017

Shelling intensity lower as OSCE’s Alexander Hug expected to visit Donetsk

DPR prosecutors file criminal case against Ukrainian officer responsible for Gorlovka shelling
13:38, January 19, 2017

  Donetsk, Jan 19 – DAN. DPR Prosecutor General’s Office filed a criminal case against the Ukrainian army officer responsible for 15 January Gorlovka shelling in which a child was injured. “Criminal proceedings were instituted against Colonel Vyacheslav Vlasenko, commander of 46th separate special forces battalion Donbass-Ukraine, and other persons over terrorist acts in collusion […]

Ukrainian army shells Donetsk, Gorlovka, Yasinovataya suburbs overnight
12:24, January 19, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 19 – DAN. Ukrainian forces shelled Spartak and Krutaya Balka villages in Yasinovatskiy district, Zaitsevo village outside Gorlovka and Donetsk airport area overnight, a Republic’s defence source told Donetsk News Agency on Thursday. “Ukrainian forces shelled Spartak, Krutaya Balka, Zaitsevo and Donetsk airport area with mortars on Wednesday evening and night,” the officer […]

Donetsk authorities making city more accessible for disabled people
11:59, January 19, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 19 – DAN. Donetsk authorities plan to adapt city streets and state-owned organisations for disabled people, acting city administration head Aleksey Kulemzin told Donetsk News Agency on Thursday. “New Life, a society of the disabled, requested us to make city streets more accessible for people with limited mobility, in the first place for […]

Ukrainian forces shell Gorlovka outskirts on Epiphany eve, 3 houses damaged
10:38, January 19, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 19 – DAN. Ukrainian forces opened fire at Zaitsevo village in Gorlovka outskirts on Epiphany eve, damaging three houses, acting town administration head Ivan Prikhodko told Donetsk News Agency on Thursday. “Ukrainian forces shelled Zaitsevo last night, three residential houses were damaged by direct hits. The house in 30 Brusilova Street sustained damage […]

DPR confirms video conference on POW swap cancelled
15:51, January 18, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 18 – DAN. DPR ombudswoman Daria Morozova said that the video conference of humanitarian subgroup that had been scheduled for today was cancelled as Ukraine’s special representative Viktor Medvedchuk was no able to participate thus rendering the talks meaningless. “The fact that Mr. Medvedchuk cannot participate in the video conference, and the fact […]

Ukrainian forces intensify shelling, violate ceasefire 682 times over past 24 hours – DPR Command
14:12, January 18, 2017

Fire adjusted with unmanned aerial vehicles

OSCE SMM’s Principal Deputy Chief Monitor to visit Donetsk Jan.20
13:01, January 18, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 18 – DAN. The Principal Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine Alexander Hug will travel to Donetsk on January 20, a source told DAN. “Alexander Hug is expected in Donetsk on January 20.” Hug is to visit Donetsk water treatment plant, frontline villages in vicinity of Yasinovataya, Uglegorsk […]

DPR road safety issues 62 thousand license plates in 2016
11:11, January 18, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 18 – DAN. DPR Road Safety Unit issued over 62 thousand license plates in 2016, said the press service of the unit. “In 2016 DPR Road Safety Unit registered 62,640 car registration IDs and issued the appropriate license plates.” DPR started registration of vehicles on May 26, 2015. Currently five license centeres operate […]

Kiev forces shell Spartak village north of Donetsk
18:48, January 17, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 17 – DAN. Kiev forces shelled Spartak village in Yasinovatskiy district north of Donetsk with mortars on Tuesday evening, a Republic’s defence source told Donetsk News Agency. “Today, at around 4:00 p.m., Ukrainian army opened fire with 82mm mortars at Spartak; overall 24 rounds were fired,” the military officer said. Ukrainian forces shelled […]

Yasinovataya enterprise to double tunneling machine production
15:59, January 17, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 17 – DAN. Yasinovataya machine building plant (YMZ) is set to double tunneling machine production this year, the Republic’s Industry and Trade Ministry told Donetsk News Agency on Tuesday. “In 2016, the enterprise produced 16 tunneling machines exceeding production target by one unit. This year, it plans to manufacture 30 tunneling machines,” the […]

Ukrainian forces shell DPR 427 times over 24 hours, damage 10 houses
15:26, January 17, 2017

DPR intelligence revealed the location of three tanks and firing positions of four 82mm mortars.

DPR authorities approve 1Q 2017 budget, welfare payments make up half of expenditure
14:15, January 17, 2017

Budget spending is based on expenditure requests by the Republic’s ministries, departments and local administrations