★ Disengagement in Petrovskoye rescheduled for October 3, DPR defense official says
9:53, October 02, 2016

The new date agreed via the Joint Center for Control and Co-ordination and OSCE

DPR Interim Vote Commission sees no violations as primaries start
9:17, October 02, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 2 – DAN. All the primaries polling stations opened in Donetsk and its suburbs, the voting procedures are strictly observed, stated the DPR Interim Vote Commission (IVC). “All the primaries polling station commissions report that the stations were opened. The primaries kicked off,” Andrei Korzhevskiy told journalists. IVC press officer Oleg Balykin added, […]

Polls open in Donetsk as primaries kick off
8:17, October 02, 2016

The voting at over 200 polling stations will go on till 8 p.m.

First primaries in Donbass history start on October, 2nd
5:30, October 02, 2016

The vote is aimed at exploring public opinion before anticipated local elections

Italian observer: DPR primaries can influence situation in Europe
19:52, October 01, 2016

People’s vote means a lot in international politics, observer from Italy Giullietto Chiesa says

DPR local vote commissions distribute ballots to polling stations
14:44, October 01, 2016

The handover is monitored by international observers

★ Kiev disrupts pullback of forces in Petrovskoye area, Russia’s rep to JCCC says
11:49, October 01, 2016

According to General Sergey Medvedskiy, there were no signs of Kiev forces moving to back areas

Ukraine forces shell DPR with heavy weapons before scheduled disengagement
10:48, October 01, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 1 – DAN. Ukraine forces shelled DPR territory with heavy weapons before the disengagement scheduled for today, said a DPR security source. “Ukrainian side at around midnight shelled Yasinovataya industrial area with 14 122mm artillery rounds. The enemy also used IFV cannons, 82mm and 120mm mortars, RPGs and small arms,” the source said. […]

Voting silence observed in DPR 24 hours ahead of the primaries
5:30, October 01, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 1 – DAN. October, 1st is a day of voting silence in DPR observed 24 hours ahead of the primaries. During this period no campaigning by the candidates is allowed, said Interim Vote Commission (IVC) press officer Oleg Balykin. “Candidates have to wind down their campaigning: take away leaflets, brochures, posters and everything […]

DPR vote commission presents a sample ballot paper
18:06, September 30, 2016

The vote will be monitored by 1043 candidates observers and 22 international observers

★ Ukrainian army shells frontline DPR territory 863 times over the week
16:52, September 30, 2016

According to Republics' Operations Command, 19 villages and towns were hit

South Ossetia Parliament Speaker: DPR primaries assert human rights
15:59, September 30, 2016

Anatoly Bibilov arrived in Donetsk to monitor the upcoming primaries

Pushilin: JIT conclusiuons on MH17 crash “too premature”
15:20, September 30, 2016

Donetsk, Sep 30 – DAN. The conclusions of the Dutch-led Joint Investigation Team (JIT) about the Malaysia Airlines MH17 plane crash are “too premature”, said the head of DPR delegation to Minsk Denis Pushilin. Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, crashed on 17 July 2014 near Torez, 40 km from […]

Ukrainian army shelled frontline DPR territory more than 140 times over 24 hours
13:58, September 30, 2016

Kyev forces continuously break obligations to maintain the ceasefire

Ukraine forces shell DPR territory with tank guns and mortars
12:18, September 30, 2016

Donetsk, Sep 30 – DAN. Ukraine forces shelled Yasinovataya industrial area and Donetsk’s Aleksandrovka settlement with tank guns and mortars the previous evening, said a DPR security source. “Ukraine forces shelled Yasinovataya industrial area and Aleksandrovka settlement from 6 p.m. till 10 p.m. About 20 rounds were fired. The enemy used tank guns, IFV cannons, […]

Key candidates in Donetsk primaries hold joint news conference
22:43, September 29, 2016

Donetsk, Sep 29 – DAN. Key DPR primaries candidates to the post of Donetsk administration head held their first joint news conference in DAN news agency. “We have not had joint press conferences yet,” said one of the participants, director general of Donbass Post Artem Serdyukov. He is sure that Donetsk needs dramatic reforms. “The […]

Donetsk mayor says 500 people to be relocated from frontline capital’s districts
19:29, September 29, 2016

Donetsk, Sep 29 – DAN. DPR capital administration will provide about 500 internally displaced people from shelled frontline districts with temporary housing in the central city, Donetsk mayor Igor Martynov told DAN news agency. “We are persistently looking for housing stock opportunities. We have found some objects already, for instance, nine storied building on Rosa […]

Ukrainian army shelled frontline DPR territory more than 120 times over 24 hours
17:59, September 29, 2016

Donetsk, Sep 29 – DAN. Ukrainian forces shelled frontline DPR territory 123 times over 24 hours, a DPR military official said. “The situation in DPR remains tense. Ukraine’s military continuously break obligations to maintain the ceasefire. Over the last 24 hours Ukrainian butchers shelled our territory 123 times using tanks, mortars, infantry fighting vehicles, grenade […]

DPR Head: Ukraine authorities to blame for MH17 crash, will be brought to justice
17:57, September 29, 2016

Donetsk, Sep 29 – DAN. It is the Ukraine authorities that are responsible for Malaysia Airlines MH17 Flight crash that killed 298 people in June 2014, DPR Head Alexander Zakharchenko stated. “Ukraine is fully culpable for the downing of the Boeing, for failing to prevent the flight. Culprits will be punished,” he said. Zakharchenko repeatedly […]

★ DPR to start pullback of forces in Petrovskoye area on October, 1
13:45, September 29, 2016

The process will be observed by the JCCC officers and representatives of OSCE SMM