Morozova said POW swap to dominate Minsk talks 2019 agenda
12:53, January 16, 2019

Donetsk, Jan 16 – DAN. Prisoner exchange and joint efforts in searching missing persons are going to dominate the Minsk talks agenda this year, said DPR Ombudswoman Daria Morozova. “Humanitarian subgroup shall focus on the prisoner exchange on the “all for all basis” and organization of joint search for persons gone missing,” She said that […]

Ukrainian army fires shells on Dokuchayevsk
16:34, January 16, 2019

Donetsk, Jan 16 – DAN. Kiev forces fired mortar shells on Dokuchayevsk on Wednesday, the DPR mission to the JCCC said. “A shelling was recorded at 2.40 p.m. originating from Ukrainian positions and coming on the direction of Novotroitskoye – Dokuchayevsk.” Four mortar rounds of 82 mm caliber have been fired. Dokuchayevsk came under fire […]

DPR Head appoints six new regional administrations heads
16:33, January 16, 2019

Donetsk, Jan 16 – DAN. The DPR Head Denis Pushilin has appointed new heads of Enakiyevo, Shakhtersk, Torez, Snezhnoye, Amvrosievskiy district and Telmanovskiy district administrations. The appropriate decrees No. 2-13 are published on the official DPR website. Roman Khramenkov is appointed head of Enakiyevo, taking over from Dmitry Lysenko. Alexander Shatov is appointed head of […]

Kiev forces plot to engage Donbass-born citizens in terrorist attacks
15:47, January 16, 2019

Donetsk, Jan 16 – DAN. Ukrainian center for engineer units training in Khmelnytskyi Oblast is enrolling Donbass-born citizens in a minefield program, said the head of the DPR People’s Militia HQ press service Daniil Bezsonov. “The center in Kamenets-Podolskiy is enrolling citizens in military engineering program. The applicants must be Donbass-born and have a strong […]

Kiev forces fire mortar shells on Telmanovo district this morning
11:49, January 16, 2019

Donetsk, Jan 16 – DAN. Kiev forces shelled the Nikolayevka village in DPR’s Telmanovskiy district this morning, local administration head Alexander Susryakov told DAN. “Today at 9.15 a.m. six incoming 82 mm mortar rounds were recorded on the outskirts of Nikolayevka.” The DPR mission to the JCCC has dispatched a team to confirm the reports. […]

Pushilin calls Donetsk airport victory a symbol of fight for Republic’s independence
18:52, January 15, 2019

Donetsk, Jan 15 – DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic leader Denis Pushilin said that the DPR militia’s victory at Donetsk’s S.Prokofyev airport was a symbol of the Republic’s residents’ drive for the independence of the country. “Four years ago, after days of bloody fighting, we recaptured the airport. It not just a strategically important victory but […]

Contact Group meeting in Minsk postponed to January 17 – DPR Foreign Ministry
18:18, January 15, 2019

Donetsk, Jan 15 – DAN. The Contact Group for a peaceful Donbass conflict settlement has postponed its meeting in Minsk to January 17, the Donetsk People’s Republic Foreign Ministry press service told the Donetsk News Agency on Tuesday. “The Contact Group on Ukraine will meet in Minsk on January 17 instead of January 16 as […]

DPR denies Ukrainian media reports alleging utility rate hikes
16:55, January 15, 2019

Donetsk, Jan 15 – DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic first deputy minister of construction and public utilities Vitaliy Kizhayev denied Ukrainian media reports alleging that the DPR had increased utility rates  for residents. “To deny various rumours on the Internet which are being spread to cause the population’s disconent and rock the situation in the Republic, […]

Gorlovka-Dzerzhinsk water duct operates as usual, local situation is stable – JCCC
16:54, January 15, 2019

Donetsk, Jan 15 – DAN. The Gorlovka-Dzerzhinsk water duct has been operating as usual, no shelling has been recorded in the area, head of the Donetsk People’s Republic office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination Ruslan Yakubov told the Donetsk News Agency on Tuesday. “As of now, there’ve been no interruptions in the […]

Ukrainian officer shoots at soldier unhappy with service conditions – DPR People’s Militia
14:34, January 15, 2019

Donetsk, Jan 15 – DAN. Regular delays in Ukrainian army units rotations on the contact line in Donbass began to provoke conflicts between commanders and privates, Donetsk People’s Republic People’s Militia spokesman Daniil Bezsonov said on Tuesday. “We observe falling morale in Ukrainian formations deployed in the operations zone,” Bezsonov said. “It happens due to […]

Weather alert issued for DPR for Jan 15
18:03, January 14, 2019

Donetsk, Jan 14 – DAN. The DPR is under an extreme weather conditions alert issued for January 15. The alert issued by the Emergencies Ministry warns of snow with rain, fog and visibility limited to 100-500 meters, icy rods, 15-20 mps wind gusts. The mercury is forecast to fall to a low of -3 C […]

DPR identifies Ukrainian brigade commander involved in shelling Dokuchayevsk house
15:45, January 14, 2019

Donetsk, Jan 14 – DAN. The DPR has identified Ukrainian commander responsible for shelling Dokuchayevsk and damaging a multi-apartment house, said the head of the DPR People’s Militia HQ press service Daniil Bezsonov. “Aimed fire on Dokuchayevsk opened by the troops of the 128 mountain assault brigade was ordered by a war criminal Sobko. Windows […]

Kiev aggression kills 162 in 2018, including 5 children – Morozova
13:16, January 14, 2019

Donetsk, Jan 14 – DAN. Ukrainian aggression against Donbass claimed 162 lives, including five children’s, in 2018, said DPR Ombudswoman Daria Morozova. “In 2018, 310 people sustained injuries of various degrees, 162 people were killed, including five children.” Besides, she said, since the beginning of 2019, Kiev’s aggression had already left four people injured. “One […]

JCCC: Kiev forces fire over 130 shells at DPR in 24 hours
11:38, January 14, 2019

Donetsk, Jan 14 – DAN. Ukrainian army units expended over 130 shells targeting DPR territory in the past 24 hours, violating the ceasefire 11 times, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov. “Ukrainian armed forces fired 131 rounds. The number of ceasefire violations is 11,” he said. Yakubov […]

★ Kiev forces use 125 mm arms first time during Christmas ceasefire
18:04, January 11, 2019

Donetsk, Jan 11 – DAN. Ukrainian army used 125 mm arms to shell southern DPR for the first time since ceasefire was re-announced in Donbass, said DPR mission to the JCCC head Ruslan Yakubov. “At 4.40 p.m. shelling from Ukrainian positions was recorded on the direction Vodyanoye – Lenunskoye, 12 shells of 125 mm caliber […]

DPR launches criminal case following shelling of Voda Donbassa vehicle
16:39, January 11, 2019

Donetsk, Jan 11 – DAN. DPR Prosecutor General’s office has launched criminal investigation into the shelling of a civilian vehicle outside Yasinovataya on January 10, originating from Ukrainian positions, “The investigative department of the DPR Prosecutor General’s office has launched a criminal investigation under p. a.,c. P. 2, Ar. 229 of the DPR Criminal Code […]

Ukrainian army lost six injured and killed in non-combat incidents in a week
15:35, January 11, 2019

Donetsk, Jan 11 – DAN. Three Ukrainian soldiers died, three others were injured in non-combat incidents this week in Donbass, said DPR People’s Militia deputy chief-of-staff Eduard Basurin. “During Christmas holidays Ukrainian forces in the conflict zone sustained six non-combat losses: three dead and three injured”. The incidents were described as triggering mines on a […]

DPR records 37 ceasefire violations by Kiev over the week
13:54, January 11, 2019

Donetsk, Jan 11 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the Christmas ceasefire announced on December 29, 2018 37 times in the past week, said DPR People’s Militia deputy chief-of-staff Eduard Basurin. “The situation along the contact line is stable but tense. The tendency of growing number of violations from the Ukrainian side prevails. Over the week, […]

Kiev’s shelling of Voda Donbassa a cynical disregard of Minsk Agreements – Pushilin
12:25, January 11, 2019

Donetsk, Jan 11 – DAN. Kiev’s shelling of civilian equipment outside Yasinovataya is a cynical disregard of the Minsk Agreements, said DPR Head Denis Pushilin commenting on the incident where employees of the Voda Donbassa state water company were injured. “This is an outrageous violation of the Minsk Agreements. Obviously, those who shelled the area […]

JCCC: Kiev forces violate ceasefire eight times in 24 hours
12:24, January 11, 2019

Donetsk, Jan 11 – DAN. Ukrainian army units expended 50 shells targeting DPR territory in the past 24 hours, violating the ceasefire eight times, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov. “Ukrainian armed forces fired 50 rounds. The number of ceasefire violations is eight,” he said. Yakubov said […]