Ukrainian forces artillery fire causes Donetsk water treatment plant blackout
10:46, January 12, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 12 – DAN. Ukrainian forces opened fire at Donetsk water treatment plant infrastructure on 11 January evening damaging a high voltage line and causing blackout of the facility, the press service of the DPR Coal and Energy Ministry said on Thursday. “A Ministry’s duty officer reported damage to a 110 kilowatt line at […]

DPR metals industry sales top 51 billion RUR in 2016
19:46, January 11, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 11– DAN. DPR metals industry sales topped 51 billion RUR in 2016, said the Ministry of Industry and Trade. “The volume of sales of industrial goods of steel enterprises amounted to 51.5 billion RUR ($853 million) in 2016,” the annual report says. Overall, 2.4 mln tons of coal coke were produced, 2.7 mln […]

New houses to be built in Kozhevnya township, symbol of destruction caused by Kiev’s offensive
14:59, January 11, 2017

A detailed plan presented the experts of Donbass National Academy of Construction and Architecture

Ukrainian army lost seven soldiers killed, wounded attacking DPR positions near Donetsk
13:53, January 11, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 11– DAN. DPR servicemen thwarted Ukrainian army attack on its positions in vicinity of Spartak industrial area north of Donetsk, said DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin. “Yesterday Ukrainian armed forces command attempted to take over our positions positions in vicinity of Spartak industrial area north of Donetsk. DPR units thwarted the […]

Four households sustain damage as Kiev forces shell DPR
10:53, January 11, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 11– DAN. Four households were damage as a result of Kiev’s shelling of the township of Zaitsevo in vicinity of Gorlovka, said the local administration head Ivan Prikhodko. “In the evening of January 10 Ukrainian army shelling damaged a house and a garage on Karbysheva 4 street, and houses on Rybalko 46 and […]

Over 32 billion RUR of pensions paid to DPR citizens in 2016
10:43, January 11, 2017

There are 679.7 thousand pensioners registered with local pension funds across the Republic

Six Ukrainian servicemen desert army in two days – Basurin
19:46, January 10, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 10 – DAN. Four Ukrainian servicemen deserted the army in the past 24 hours, DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin told on Tuesday. “Four servicemen from 501st battalion of 36th separate marine brigade deserted taking along assault rifles and ammunition load,” Basurin said. On Monday, Basurin said one Ukrainian serviceman had deserted […]

Phoenix subscribers make two million calls to Russia in 2016
18:16, January 10, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 10 – DAN. Phoenix mobile carrier subscribers made nearly two million calls to Russia last year, the press service of DPR Communications Ministry told Donetsk News Agency. “Phoenix customers made 1,880,172 calls to Russian mobile networks overall,” the Ministry said. Phoenix clientele increased by some 340,000 in 2016, a six-fold increase from the […]

500 Donetsk houses damaged by Kiev forces fire to be restored in 2017
16:50, January 10, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 10 – DAN. DPR authorities plan to restore 500 residential houses in Donetsk’s frontline Petrovskiy district, which were damaged by Ukrainian forces shelling, district administration head Maksim Zhukovskiy told Donetsk News Agency on Tuesday. “In 2017, we plan to restore 500 residential houses in Petrovskiy district as part of the 3rd phase of […]

700 DPR residents donate blood for sick, wounded
16:41, January 10, 2017

The project “We Are of the Same Blood” is being implemented across the DPR

Ukrainian forces shell DPR 515 times over 24 hours, heavy artillery spotted on south axis
15:57, January 10, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 10 – DAN. Ukrainian forces shelled DPR frontline areas 515 times over the past 24 hours, DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin said on Tuesday. “Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 515 times over the past 24 hours, firing seven artillery rounds, 60 120mm and 82mm mortar rounds and 287 grenade launcher rounds; […]

DPR court martial sentences Ukrainian spy to 11 years
12:12, January 10, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 10 – DAN. DPR court martial found Ukrainian citizen Oleg Chulga guilty of espionage for Kiev forces sentencing him to 11 years, the press service of the Republic’s State Security Ministry (MGB) said on Tuesday. “On 2 December 2016, the Court Martial, on the strength of the MGB-gathered evidence exposing Chulga’s spying, and […]

Kiev forces open fire at Gorlovka outskirts, 2 houses damaged – local administration
12:11, January 10, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 10 – DAN. Two residential houses having been damaged by Ukrainian forces shelling in the frontline village of Zaitsevo outside Gorlovka; the shelling is ongoing, acting local administration head Ivan Prikhodko told Donetsk News Agency on Tuesday. “Several impacts were recorded in Zaitsevo overnight. The house in 133 Poletayeva Street took a direct […]

DPR mines 12 mln tons of coal in 2016
16:32, January 09, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 9 – DAN.   DPR coal mining enterprises produced over 12 mln tons of ‘black gold’ last year, which is higher than 2015 figure, the Ministry of Coal and Energy said. “DPR coal mining enterprises produced 12,005,154 tons of solid fuel, including the mines of the Ministry of Coal and Energy – 5,725,463 tons. […]

Dr. Liza’s humanitarian organization to continue its mission
16:04, January 09, 2017

Next group of children will be moved to Moscow for treatment on January 20-27

★ Child wounded as Kiev forces shell Bezymennoye
15:00, January 09, 2017

  Donetsk, Jan 9 – DAN.   A child sustained shrapnel wounds as Kiev forces shelled Bezymennoye village in Novoazovskiy district in DPR south, DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin told a news briefing at Donetsk News Agency. “An 11-year-old girl sustained shrapnel wounds as Bezymennoye village came under fire.” Kiev forces shelled DPR territory […]

Kiev deploys 300 SBU personnel to sweep Kurakhovo area
14:43, January 09, 2017

Ukrainian forces shell DPR frontline areas 520 times over the past 24 hours

Kiev forces shelled Leninskoye with mortars
11:39, January 09, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 9 – DAN. Kiev forces shelled Leninskoye village of Novoazovskiy district in the south of DPR the previous evening, using mortars, a defense source told DAN. “At around 9 p.m. the Ukrainian side opened 82mm mortar fire on Leninskoye village, firing over 20 rounds,” the interlocutor said. Mayorsk checkpoint and Donetsk airport territory […]

DPR elite Bunny unit thwarts a Big Bad Wolf’s attempt to steal Christmas from Donbass (MOVIE)
23:59, January 07, 2017

Ministry of Defense presents “A Saved Christmas” short movie