DPR Head orders 10-percent pension increase from July 1
10:41, June 19, 2018

Donetsk, Jun 19 – DAN. DPR Head Alexander Zakharchenko signed a degree on pension increase from July 1. “To raise the social standards for Donetsk People’s Republic pensioners, I hereby order a 10-percent increase in pensions from July 1, 2018,” according to the document published on the Republic’s official website. The decree came into force […]

Ukrainian forces violate ceasefire four times over 24 hours, fire 55 rounds at DPR – JCCC
10:43, June 19, 2018

Donetsk, Jun 19 – DAN. Ukrainian army units violated the ceasefire four times over the past 24 hours firing 55 rounds of ammunition at Donetsk People’s Republic frontline areas, head of the DPR Mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination Ruslan Yakubov said on Tuesday. “Over the past 24 hours, the Ukrainian army […]

Donetsk University students receive diplomas of a top-level Russian Ural University
0:28, June 19, 2018

Donetsk, Jun 18 – DAN. Master’s degree students of the Donetsk National Technical University have defended their theses online in the Ural Federal University, the DPR Ministry of Education and Science said. “Thirteen graduates have defended theses on the premises of the Donetsk National Technical University in the form of online presentations to the board […]

Kiev attacks claim 11 civilian lives, injure 63 in 2018
16:56, June 18, 2018

Donetsk, Jun 18 – DAN. The number of civilian casualties of Ukrainian offensive against Donbass has reached 74 since the beginning of the year, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov. “Since January 1, 2018, 11 civilians have been killed, 63 wounded by Kiev forces’ shelling.” The attacks […]

DPR names Ukrainian army brigades with highest defector numbers
15:08, June 18, 2018

Donetsk, Jun 18 – DAN. DPR has identified Ukrainian army brigades with the highest number of defectors, said the head of the DPR Armed Forces press service Daniil Bezsonov. “During the recent months (of the joint forces operation launched by Kiev in Donbass), 504 soldiers and officers defected from the Ukrainian army. In the same […]

JCCC: Kiev forces violate ceasefire 53 times over week, expend 100 ammo boxes
12:22, June 18, 2018

Donetsk, Jun 18 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 53 times over the past week, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov. “From June 11 to June 17 the enemy violated the ceasefire 53 times firing 940 shells, or 5.74 tons or 100 ammo boxes. Ukrainian army […]

JCCC: Ukrainian forces shell DPR with almost 90 rounds in 24 hours
11:35, June 18, 2018

Donetsk, Jun 18 – DAN. Ukrainian army units expended almost 90 rounds targeting DPR territory in the past 24 hours, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov. “Ukrainian armed forces fired 88 rounds. The number of ceasefire violations is three,” he said. He said the fire was opened […]

Morozova meets UN envoy to discuss search for missing persons
19:03, June 16, 2018

Donetsk, Jun 16 – DAN. The DPR Ombudswoman Daria Morozova had a meeting with the Vice-Chairperson of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances of the OHCHR Tae-Ung Baik (백태웅), the Ombudswoman’s office said. “Daria Morozova had a meeting with the Vice-Chairperson of the UN Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances Tae-Ung Baik,” […]

Ukrainian army tests US REMBASS-II battlefield sensor system when shelling Zaitsevo
17:04, June 16, 2018

Donetsk, Jun 15 – DAN. Ukrainian army used a USA remotely monitored battlefield sensor system REMBASS-II during the shelling of Zaitsevo on June 15, said the head of the DPR Armed Forces press service Daniil Bezsonov. “Yesterday, in the evening Kiev forces again shelled Zaitsevo. What is important is that during the shelling they tested […]

★ Civilian woman injured in Gorlovka as Kiev forces shell the town
21:09, June 15, 2018

Donetsk, Jun 15 – DAN. A civilian woman has been injured in Zaitsevo, north of Gorlovka as the result of Kiev’s shelling, said Gorlovka mayor Ivan Prikhodko. “Approximately at 6 p.m. a woman born in 1939 was injured as Kiev forces shelled Zaitsevo.” The woman suffered multiple injuries to her head, neck, chest and limbs, […]

DPR and LPR MPs sign lawmaking cooperation agreement
15:31, June 15, 2018

Donetsk, Jun 15 – DAN. The DPR and LPR People’s Councils have signed a lawmaking cooperation agreement in Donetsk during the first joint DPR-LPR parliamentary session. The document was signed by the DPR and the LPR PMs Denis Pushilin and Denis Miroshnichenko. “The DPR and the LPR parliaments are aiming at development and strengthening of […]

DPR People’s Council adopts the total of 230 laws
15:27, June 15, 2018

Donetsk, Jun 15 – DAN. The DPR People’s Council has adopted 230 laws in the course of its work, said the DPR PM Denis Pushilin. “Out of 230 adopted laws, half are basic laws,” he said. Over 70 laws are related to economic regulation, 40 – state construction, 24 – security and defense, 18 – […]

Frontline areas assistance group hands over 50 tons of humanitarian aid to people in need
15:05, June 15, 2018

Donetsk, Jun 15 – DAN. DPR Public committee for frontline areas has distributed 50 tons of humanitarian aid since its launch in December 2017, said the head of the public committee, head of the People’s Council temporary committee for control and coordination of activities in frontline areas suffering consequences of Ukraine’s offensive Ekaterina Martyanova. “Members […]

DPR hopes Normandy Four Foreign Ministers meeting creates positive tendencies
13:57, June 15, 2018

Donetsk, Jun 15 – DAN. The meeting of the Normandy Four Foreign Ministers (Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France) was useful, said DPR envoy to the negotiations Denis Pushilin. “The recent meeting (of the Normandy Four) was useful. New foreign ministers of Germany and France joined the work and had to delve into the agenda; there […]

Two people killed, 13 wounded this week by Kiev’s shells in DPR
13:24, June 15, 2018

Donetsk, Jun 15 – DAN. Two people have been killed, 13 wounded as the result of Kiev’s shelling this week, said the head of the DPR Armed Forces press service Daniil Bezsonov. “This week, the command of occupational forces led by Sergey Naev has embarked on an intensified implementation of civilian genocide plan. Over the […]

Kiev violates ceasefire 52 times over week – DPR Armed Forces press service
11:21, June 15, 2018

Donetsk, Jun 15 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 52 times over the past week, said the head of the DPR Armed Forces press service Daniil Bezsonov. “The enemy violated the ceasefire 52 times over the past week firing five 152mm and six 122mm artillery rounds, nine tank gun rounds; 200 120mm and 82mm […]

★ Civilian injured in Kominternovo by Ukrainian fire
10:32, June 15, 2018

Donetsk, Jun 15 – DAN. A civilian was injured in Kominternovo as the result of Kiev’s shelling, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov. “As the result of shelling, a civilian in Kominternovo sustained injury.” A JCCC team has been dispatched to the area to investigate the incident. […]

Seven townships in Novoazovsk district without power after Kiev’s shelling
10:00, June 15, 2018

Donetsk, Jun 15 – DAN. Seven townships in the southern Novoazovsk district have been left without power by Kiev’s shelling, the DPR Ministry of Coal and Energy press service said. “Today at 6.32 a.m. as the result of fighting the 35kV “Novoazovskaya” power line went off, two substations, “RP-35 VES” and “Sakhanka-35kV”, 16 transforming stations […]

Ukrainian forces shell DPR with 160 rounds over 24 hours – JCCC
14:56, June 14, 2018

Donetsk, Jun 14 – DAN. Ukrainian forces fired nearly 160 rounds of ammunition at Donetsk People’s Republic frontline areas over the past 24 hours, head of the DPR Mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov said on Thursday. “Overall, Ukrainian army units expended 160 rounds of ammunition,” Yakubov said. Donetsk […]

DPR Labour Ministry launches one-time humanitarian programme payments to families with disabled children
14:52, June 14, 2018

Donetsk, Jun 14 – DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic authorities will provide one-time financial benefits to families with disabled children under 18 years of age, the Republic’s acting Labour and Social Policy Minister Larisa Toltsykina said at a press briefing at the Donetsk News Agency on Thursday. “The DPR launched one-time financial assistance for the families […]