DPR says goodbye to Corporal Fokin killed by Ukrainian sniper
15:45, January 24, 2020

Gorlovka, Jan 24 – DAN. Thousands DPR residents pay their last respects to DPR People’s Militia Corporal Nikita Fokin, killed by a Ukrainian sniper. The memorial service took place in Gorlovka. The DPR Head Denis Pushilin and DPR People’s Militia deputy chief-of-staff Eduard Basurin have also been present to pay the tribute to the fallen […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire 50 times in a week
16:02, January 24, 2020

Donetsk, Jan 24 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 50 times over the past week, DPR People’s Militia deputy commander Eduard Basurin said on Friday. “Over the past week, Ukrainian armed formations violated the ceasefire 50 times, “Basurin said. “The enemy fired 208 mortar rounds, 167 grenades and 300 infantry fighting vehicle cannon rounds […]

DPR hopes Kiev gets plans ready to discuss disengagement areas at Minsk meeting
11:32, January 24, 2020

Donetsk, Jan 24 – DAN. DPR hopes that Ukrainian representatives at the Minsk talks shall be ready to discuss the disengagement of forces at three new areas in detail at the next meeting in Minsk, said DPR Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova. “In accordance with the agreement reached at the meeting of the Contact Group on […]

Kiev forces install 25,000 explosive devices in Donbass during the conflict
18:39, January 24, 2020

Donetsk, Jan 24 – DAN. Ukrainian armed formations have polluted Donbass territory with more than 25 thousand explosive devices, said DPR People’s Militia deputy chief-of-staff Eduard Basurin. “Ukrainian armed formations hace installed more than 25 thousand explosive devices in Donbass since the beginning of the offensive,” he said. Ukrainian forces mine civilian infrastructural too in […]

Kiev forces shell northern Donetsk
18:38, January 24, 2020

Donetsk, Jan 24 – DAN. Ukrainian army opened fire on northern Donetsk, firing eight 120 mm mortar rounds in less than 30 minutes, DPR Mission to the JCCC said. The Volvo center and the township of Vesyeloye are being targeted. The sounds of explosions are heard in some parts of Donetsk. Earlier in the day […]

Kiev forces shell southern DPR with 120 mm rounds – JCCC
17:28, January 24, 2020

Donetsk, Jan 24 – DAN. Kiev forces shelled Leninskoye (south of the DPR) with mortars today, he DPR mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) said. The shelling was recorded at 4.40 p.m., five rounds of 120 mm caliber were fired from the direction of occupied Vodyanoye (Mariupol region). Donetsk and Gorlovka […]

Opinion: Revisions of Minsk Agreements throw the process years back
16:36, January 24, 2020

Donetsk, Jan 24 – DAN. Any attempts to revise the Minsk Agreements shall make the process go back to square one, said the head of the Central Executive Committee of the Donetsk Republic social movement Alexey Muratov. Ukrainian representative in the political subgroup Alexey Reznikov said in an interview to a Ukrainian newspaper that Kiev […]

Ukraine’s “fantasy” to revise Minsk Agreements fraught with higher tensions in Donbass  – Nikonorova
15:32, January 23, 2020

Donetsk, Jan 23 – DAN. Any changes to the text of the Minsk Agreements might worsen the already tense situation in Donbass, Donetsk People’s Republic representative to the Contact Group talks, DPR Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova said on Thursday. Earlier in the day, Kiev’s representative to the Contact Group subgroup for political issues Alexey Reznikov […]

Two houses damaged as Ukrainian army shells Staromikhailovka – JCCC
13:41, January 23, 2020

Donetsk, Jan 23 – DAN. Two houses in the frontline Staromikhailovka neighbourhood in western Donetsk were damaged in shelling by Ukrainian forces, the Donetsk People’s Republic Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) reported on Thursday. “At 09:47, Ukrainian armed formations in the Krasnogorovka settlement area opened infantry fighting vehicle cannon fire […]

Ukrainian servicemen plant over 200 anti-tank mines near Gnutovo crossing point – DPR militia
12:47, January 23, 2020

Donetsk, Jan 23 – DAN. Ukrainian army units planted more than 200 anti-tank mines in the vicinity of the Pischevik frontline village north of Mariupol, the Donetsk People’s Republic People’s Militia reported on Thursday. “Ukrainian armed formations continue to mine roads and adjacent territory which local residents use every day,” the report said. “We have […]

Ukrainian forces violate ceasefire 12 times over past 24 hours, fire some 200 rounds at DPR – JCCC
10:53, January 23, 2020

Donetsk, Jan 23 – DAN. Ukrainian armed formations violated the ceasefire 12 times over the past 24 hours firing nearly 200 rounds of ammunition at the Donetsk People’s Republic territory,  the DPR Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination reported on Thursday. “Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian armed formations violated the ceasefire […]

Ukrainian forces fire some 50 mortar rounds at Kominternovo village area in southern DPR – JCCC
9:21, January 23, 2020

Donetsk, Jan 23 – DAN. Ukrainian armed formations fired 120mm mortars at the Kominternovo village area in the south of the Donetsk People’s Republic on Thursday morning, the DPR Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) reported. “Ukrainian armed formations’ strikes on the Talakovka – Kominternovo axis were recorded at 07:35 and […]

DPR on Kiev’s refusal to disengage forces: it is the only effective way to settle conflict
18:49, January 22, 2020

Donetsk, Jan 22 – DAN. The refusal of the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense to disengage forces testifies to the chaos among authorities, said DPR Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova. Earlier Ukrainian minister of defense Andrey Zagorodnuyk told Interfax news agency that Ukraine “stands against the disengagement all along the line of contact, because such way is […]

DPR service member killed by Ukrainian sniper
13:11, January 22, 2020

Donetsk, Jan 22 – DAN. DPR service member has been killed in Dolomitnoye by Ukrainian shelling, the DPR People’s Militia reported. “In the morning, a sniper team from the special operations forces, equipped with the 12.7 mm Barrett М82 sniper system arrived to the positions of the Ukrainian 59th brigade following the order of the […]

Kiev forces shell Donetsk airport with mortars
11:34, January 22, 2020

Donetsk, Jan 22 – DAN. Kiev forces shelled the area of the Donetsk Airport with 82 mm rounds this morning, the JCCC said. “A shelling originating from the Ukrainian side targeting Donetsk airport terminal was recorced at 10.20 a.m., seven rounds of 82 mm caliber and seven SPG rounds were fired.” The details are being […]

Rector of Donbass Law Academy detained on murder charge – police
11:30, January 22, 2020

Donetsk, Jan 22 – DAN. DPR police has detained the rector of the Donbass Law Academy on a murder-for-hire charge, the press service of the DPR Interior Ministry said. “The Department for Combating Organized Crime has detained the rector of the Donbass Law Academy Sergey Goncharov on suspicion that he hired a killer following a […]

Ukrainian army violates ceasefire five times in 24 hours
10:27, January 22, 2020

Donetsk, Jan 22 – DAN. Kiev forces violated the ceasefire five times within 24 hours, the DPR mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) said. “The number of ceasefire violations recorded in the past 24 hours is five. The total number of rounds fired is 36.” Zaitsevo and Sakhanka were targeted with […]

Ukrainian army fires another 15 mortar rounds at frontline Gorlovka – JCCC
18:42, January 21, 2020

Donetsk, Jan 21 – DAN. Ukrainian army units have intensified fire at the Zaitsevo settlement in the north of the frontline Gorlovka, the Donetsk People’s Republic Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination reported. Earlier reports said that Ukrainian forces fired six 120mm mortar rounds at the Zaitsevo settlement located in the northern […]

DPR residents say won’t share future with country that fetes traitors, Nazis – poll
18:41, January 21, 2020

Donetsk, Jan 21 – DAN. Glorification of Nazis and falsification of historical facts do not contribute to Ukraine’s development and its dialogue with Donbass, said Donetsk People’s Republic politicians and activists polled by the Donetsk News Agency. On January 19, Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky told The Times of Israel that the famine that struck the […]

Kiev forces shell northern Gorlovka neighbourhood with 120mm mortars – JCCC
15:39, January 21, 2020

Donetsk, Jan 21 – DAN. Ukrainian armed formations on Tuesday afternoon shelled the Zaitsevo settlement in the north of the frontline Gorlovka, the Donetsk People’s Republic Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination reported. “A strike by Ukrainian armed formations from northern Zaitsevo towards southern Zaitsevo was recorded at 14:15; six 120mm mortar […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire seven times, fire 87 rounds at DPR over 24 hours – JCCC
12:01, January 21, 2020

Donetsk, Jan 21 – DAN. Ukrainian armed formations violated the ceasefire seven times over the past 24 hours firing some 90 rounds of ammunition at the Donetsk People’s Republic territory, the DPR Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination reported on Tuesday. “Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian armed formations violated the ceasefire […]

Staromikhailovka residents to lodge RUR 1.5 mln damages claim against Kiev at ECHR
11:26, January 21, 2020

Donetsk, Jan 21 – DAN. Residents of the Staromikhailovka neighbourhood in the western outskirts of Donetsk have prepared civil actions against Kiev demanding a total of 1.5 million rubles in compensation, the public commission for assessing Ukraine-caused economic damage reported on Tuesday. “The Commission reviewed the appeals by three residents of the frontline Mikhailovka settlement, […]

DPR official: Donbass has decisive voice at Minsk talks, Russia acts as mediator
15:15, January 20, 2020

Donetsk, Jan 20 – DAN. Russia assumes a neutral position at the Minsk talks, the final decisions are made by the Republics, said the advisor of the head of the Central Executive Committee of the Donetsk Republic social movement Andrey Bedilo. In his interview to the Kommersant newspaper, Sajdik sharply criticized Russia’s role as a […]

DPR basket of consumer goods is up to 30 pc cheaper than Ukraine’s
13:58, January 20, 2020

Donetsk, Jan 20 – DAN. The basic products of the basket of consumer goods are up to 30 percent cheaper in the DPR than in Ukraine, said the head of the Central Executive Committee of the Donetsk Republic social movement Alexey Muratov. “While Ukrainian are being fed that economy is growing, its State Statistics Service […]

Sajdik is remunerated for supporting Ukraine in Minsk process – Kofman
13:29, January 20, 2020

Donetsk, Jan 20 – DAN. Martin Sajdik, ex-Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office in Ukraine and in the Contact Group, receives remunerations from lobbying funds and organizations for supporting Ukraine in the Minsk process, said DPR Public Chamber head Alexander Kofman. In his interview to the Kommersant newspaper, Sajdik sharply criticized Russia’s role as a mediator […]