One million people support Donbass Choice action
13:37, July 16, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 16 – DAN. A million people have signed the petition to Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky as part of the Donbass Choice action, the action’s website and the electronic table in Donetsk’s Forged Figures park showed on Tuesday. Donbass Choice is the largest public event in the Republic’s history initiated by a group of […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire 10 times in 24 hours, fire 213 rounds
10:19, July 17, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 17 – DAN. The Ukrainian army violated the ceasefire 12 times in the past 24 hours, firing over 210 rounds, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov. “Over the past 24 hours the enemy violated the ceasefire 12 times firing 213 shells,” Yakubov said. Donetsk airport, […]

High swimming season: Sedovo recreation centre in southern DPR overcrowded
18:25, July 16, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 16 – DAN. The number of holiday-makers on the beaches of the Sedovo resort, the largest in the Donetsk People’s Republic , has increased compared with last year thanks to the authorities’ landscaping efforts, Novoazovsky district administration head Oleg Morgun told the Donetsk News Agency. “As of today, I cannot say cite the […]

Biletsky ignores superiors, orders to shell Dolomitnoye – DPR intelligence
16:02, July 16, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 16 – DAN. A Ukrainian nationalist leader, former commander of the Azov regiment Andrey Biletsky, ordered Azov gunmen to shell the Dolomitnoye neighbourhood in the frontline Gorlovka despite the “Joint Forces Operation” commanders’ orders, Donetsk People’s Republic People’s Militia spokesman Daniil Bezsonov said citing intelligence reports. “Despite the orders given by Ukrainian President […]

Makeevka’s Kirov mine launches 505,000-ton coalface
15:51, July 16, 2019

Donetsk, July 16 – DAN. Kirov mine workers launched a new coal face on Tuesday with estimated reserves of 505,000 tons, the Donetsk People’s Republic Coal and Energy Ministry press service reported. “Today, the separate Kirov mine of the state-owned Makeevugol enterprise launched Eastern Face 6 of Coalbed h10v,” the report said. “The length of […]

“Donbass Choice” activists to write to Zelensky, world leaders
14:44, July 16, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 16 – DAN. Supporters of the Donetsk People’s Republic largest public action “Donbass Choice,” backed by one million residents of the region, said at the rally in central Donetsk on Tuesday that they would send messages to world leaders. The initiator is Donbass Choice activist Sergey Yarosh. “A million people have signed the […]

3,000-strong rally gathers in central Donetsk to support Donbass Choice action
12:55, July 16, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 16 – DAN. A rally to support the nationwide Donbass Choice action began in the Forged Figures Park in Donetsk’s Voroshilovskiy district on Tuesday. Some 3,000 residents of the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics gathered for the event. The participants are holding banners reading “We are one million”, “Zelensky, can your hear us?” […]

Kiev forces fire 1,800 rounds in a week, damage 100 buildings
17:50, July 15, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 15 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 150 times this week, firing nearly 1,800 shells, said the DPR Mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC). “Over the week, from July 81 to July 14, 150 ceasefire violations were recorded; the total number of shells fired on the DPR is […]

Pushilin endorses interim procedure for the general population census
17:32, July 15, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 15 – DAN. The DPR Head Denis Pushilin has signed a decree on the interim procedure for the general population census. The decree No. 221 has been published at the DPR Head website. The document provides for a census “to form an official statistics on population figures, structure and distribution across the DPR […]

Pushilin orders to intensify law enforcement efforts to curb Ukrainian saboteur activity
16:35, July 15, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 15 – DAN. The DPR Head Denis Pushilin has held a meeting to discuss security issues as Ukraine has activated its saboteur and reconnaissance missions. “The situation along the contact line, unfortunately, does not give any grounds to think that the Ukraine’s position concerning peace initiatives has undergone significant change,” Pushilin said in […]

DPR Prosecutor General’s Office opens criminal case following civilian casualty
15:24, July 15, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 15 – DAN. The Donetsk People’s Republic Prosecutor General’s Office opened criminal case against a senior Ukrainian army commander complicit in the Dokuchayevsk civilian casualty incident, the PGO press service said. “The commander of the Ukrainian 35th separate marine brigade Ivan Palas ordered Dokuchayevsk shelling with small arms.” As a result of the […]

Donbass always remembers victims of Ukrainian aggression – Pushilin
14:32, July 15, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 15 – DAN. The DPR Head Denis Pushilin has said on the anniversary of a Ukrainian airstrike on Snezhnoye that Donbass remembers all crimes of Ukrainian authorities in Donbass. “Five years have passed since the heinous Ukrainian airstrike on a peaceful town of Snezhnoye when more than six missiles had been fired on […]

DPR exempts DPR-LPR transit of goods from custom duties
13:41, July 15, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 15 – DAN. The DPR has eased the rules of movement of goods across the LPR border, the government’s decree reads. “Hereby, goods transported between the DPR and LPR are exempted from custom duties, with the exception of goods listed in Art.4 s.4.6 hereof.” The decree provides for the goods transported by vehicles.*ot

DPR allocates 380 thousand rub. to multi-child families in Kiev-controlled Donbass in a week
12:00, July 15, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 15 – DAN. DPR authorities have allocated 380 thousand rubles to multi-child families residing in Kiev-controlled territory over the week, the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy said. “Over the previous week alone, within the framework of the humanitarian program for the reunification of Donbass people, monetary assistance was allocated to 32 multi-child […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire 16 times in 24 hours
11:03, July 15, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 15 – DAN. The Ukrainian army violated the ceasefire 16 times in the past 24 hours, firing more than 290 rounds, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov. “Over the past 24 hours the enemy violated the ceasefire 16 times firing 294 shells,” Yakubov said. “Kiev […]

Donbass Choice campaign activists to meet in DPR on July 16
18:25, July 12, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 12 – DAN. Donbass Choice campaign activists are organizing a meeting in Donetsk on July 16. The campaigners call on the Ukrainian president Vladimir Zelensky to recognize the choice Donbass people have made. “Donbass is tired of war. Our mission is to bring peace back to Donbass,” the soloist of the Donetsk State […]

Vodafone delivers equipment to stabilize work in DPR
16:35, July 12, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 12 – DAN. The Vodafone company has provided equipment to stabilize mobile signal in the DPR, the Republican Ministry of Communications said. “The economic subgroup has reached an agreement during the Minsk talks that a Ukrainian Vodafone company provides equipment to stabilize the operator’s operation in the DPR. Today the equipment has been […]

Four people killed, three injured by Ukrainian attacks over the week
15:12, July 12, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 12 – DAN. Four people have been killed, three injured by Ukrainian attacks over the week, said DPR People’s Militia deputy chief-of-staff Eduard Basurin. “As a result of shelling, three DPR defenders died. One civilian woman was killed, three civilians injured.” Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 159 times this week, damaging 77 houses […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire 159 times in a week, massive damage reported
13:49, July 12, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 12 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 159 times this week, damaging 77 houses and infrastructural facilities, said DPR People’s Militia deputy chief-of-staff Eduard Basurin. “Over the week, Ukrainian armed formations intensified strikes on populated areas, 159 ceasefire violations were recorded; the total number of shells fired on the DPR is 1,135.” […]

Kiev forces shell Kominternovo, damage Palace of Culture
13:38, July 12, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 12 – DAN. Ukrainian armed formations opened fire on Kominternovo, Novoazovsk district, this morning, the DPR mission to the JCCC said. “At 5.35 a.m., Ukrainian armed formations opened mortar fire on Kominternovo from the direction of Talakovka, firing six rounds of 82 mm caliber. A Palace of Culture at 27 Akhmatovoi street sustained […]

Owl chicks in Donetsk explore big world, WHO-whos heard at night
13:13, July 12, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 12 – DAN. All three owl species to which Donetsk is a natural habitat have had chicks, the chief professor of the Donetsk National University Zoology faculty, ornithologist Marina Chaika said. “From what I’ve been seeing, these are long-eared owls (Asio otus). It can easily be spotted on illuminated streets during the evening […]

Houses damaged in Elenovka by Ukrainian attack
11:37, July 12, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 12 – DAN. Four houses in frontline Elenovka have been damaged by Ukrainian mortar strikes, the DPR mission to the JCCC said. “As a result of shelling recorded at 4 a.m. originating from Ukrainian positions and targeting Elenovka with 120 mm mortars, a house at 31 Shevchenko street sustained a direct hit. Houses […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire 39 times in 24 hours
10:46, July 12, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 12 – DAN. The Ukrainian army violated the ceasefire 22 times in the past 39 hours, firing more than 400 rounds, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov. “Over the past 24 hours the enemy violated the ceasefire 39 times firing 412 shells,” Yakubov said. The […]

Ukrainian armed formations’ criminal actions must be stopped – DPR Head
20:06, July 11, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 11 – DAN.  Kiev army’s criminal actions which have stepped up in Donbass since Vladimir Zelensky won the presidential election in Ukraine, must be stopped, Donetsk People’s Republic Head Denis Pushilin stated on Thursday. “Despite the withdrawal of armaments in Stanitsa Luganskaya and Zelensky’s statements about stabilisation of the situation in the area, […]

DPR prosecutors file criminal case over fatal Gorlovka shelling
17:57, July 11, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 11 – DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic prosecutors opened criminal proceedings against the Ukrainian army’s 30th Separate Mechanised Brigade commander Ivan Garaz complicit in the Gorlovka shelling earlier on Thursday in which a civilian was killed, the DPR Prosecutor General’s Office press service reported. “The PGO Investigation Department filed a criminal case against the […]

DPR pays RUR 310 mln to Ukrainian aggression victims over five years
17:21, July 11, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 11 – DAN. The sum of one-time compensations paid to Ukrainian army aggression victims in Donetsk People’s Republic has exceeded 310 million rubles over five years, the DPR Labour and Social Policy Ministry press service told the Donetsk News Agency. “Beginning from June 2014, DPR authorities have paid 310.8 million rubles worth of […]

Ukrainian forces open aimed fire at DPR firefighters in Telmanovo
12:46, July 11, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 11 – DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic firefighters came under Ukrainian armed formations’ fire as they were extinguishing a blaze in Telmanovo, southern DPR, following an artillery shelling, the DPR Emergencies Ministry press service reported on Thursday. “At 4:00, a caller told the duty officer of 59th Firefighting Department in the village of Telmanovo […]

Large DPR energy facilities hit 38 times in Ukrainian army strikes over six months
11:58, July 11, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 11 – DAN. Strikes by Kiev forces have caused 40 breakdowns of large energy facilities in the Donetsk People’s Republic since the beginning of the year, the Republic’s Coal and Energy Ministry press service reported on Thursday. “Over the past six months, 16 large energy facilities were damaged 38 times in Kiev forces […]

Kiev forces fire over 100 rounds of ammunition at DPR frontline areas on Thursday morning
10:09, July 11, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 11 – DAN. Ukrainian armed formations shelled frontline areas of the Donetsk People’s Republic on Thursday morning, the DPR Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination reported. “From 3:40 to 8:20, strikes by Ukrainian armed formations were recorded on the following axes: Fyodorovka, Granitnoye – Lugovoye; Avdeyevka – Spartak, Vasilyevka; Granitnoye […]

Elderly woman killed as Ukrainian forces shell Gorlovka – administration head
9:55, July 11, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 11 – DAN. A resident of the Golmovskiy neighbourhood in the outskirts of Gorlovka was killed in shelling by Ukrainian forces, town administration head Ivan Prikhodko said on Thursday. “A 70-year-old woman at 23 Bolnichnaya Street was fatally wounded in a strike at the Golmovskiy township,” Prikhodko said. A team of the Donetsk […]

DPR pays 20 bln rubles of pensions in 2019
17:59, July 10, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 10 – DAN. DPR has paid 20 bln rubles of pensions since the beginning of 2019, the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy said. “From January 1 to June 30, the DPR Pension Fund has allocated 20.1 bln rubles of pensions to 668.5 thousand people.” The pensions are paid through the DPR Central […]

DPR soldier killed by Ukrainian shelling
16:52, July 10, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 10 – DAN. DPR soldier was killed yesterday in Ukrainian shelling, said the head of the DPR People’s Militia command press service Daniil Bezsonov. “As a result of shelling by Ukrainian armed formations one DPR defender has been killed,” Bezsonov said. On the same day shelling incidents were reported on the Donetsk, Gorlovka […]

Kiev to use violence to get false statements from abducted Tsemakh – Nikonorova
14:05, July 10, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 10 – DAN. Ukrainian special services shall torture the Republican air defense ex-commander they kidnapped to get false statements on the 2014 Malaysian Boeing crash, said DPR Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova. “On the fifth anniversary of the MH17 crash Kiev abducted a DPR citizen, the Republican ex-defender Vladimir Tsemakh. Evidently, physical violence was […]

DPR to bring up Tsemakh kidnapping issue at the Minsk talks
13:16, July 10, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 10 – DAN. The DPR shall bring up the issue of kidnapping of the Republican air defense ex-commander by the Ukrainian special services at the Minsk talks, said DPR Ombudswoman Daria Morozova. “I shall raise the issue of the kidnapping of Vladimir Tsemakh at the next meeting in Minsk,” she said. Morozova called […]

DPR Prosecutor General’s Office opens criminal case following Gorlovka shelling
12:01, July 10, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 10 – DAN. The Donetsk People’s Republic Prosecutor General’s Office opened criminal case against a senior Ukrainian army commander complicit in the shelling of Gorlovka on July 8, the PGO press service said. “The commander of the Ukrainian 30th separate mechanized brigade Ivan Garaz ordered Gorlovka shelling with 120 mm mortars.” As a […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire 19 times in 24 hours
11:54, July 10, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 10 – DAN. The Ukrainian army violated the ceasefire 22 times in the past 24 hours, firing almost 246 rounds, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov. “Over the past 24 hours the enemy violated the ceasefire 22 times firing 246 shells,” Yakubov said. The Donetsk […]

United Donbass Foundation approves RUR 320 mln financial aid for the needy since March 2017
13:27, July 09, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 9 – DAN. The United Donbass Foundation has paid 320 million rubles worth of financial assistance to the needy in the Donetsk People’s Republic and Kiev-held areas of the Donetsk region since the spring of 2017, Foundation chairman Oleg Balykin said at a press briefing at the Donetsk News Agency on Tuesday. “As […]

DPR Head comments on abduction of militiaman Vladimir Tsemakh
12:52, July 09, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 9 – DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic Head Denis Pushilin believes that Ukrainian security service agents abducted former DPR air defence commander in the town of Snezhny Vladimir Tsemakh to falsify the circumstances of the Malaysian Boeing crash in 2014. Earlier, media reports said that Ukrainian secret services had detained former commander of militia […]

DPR calls Zelensky’s new Donbass ideas an attempt to quit Minsk-2 talks
12:25, July 09, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 9 – DAN. Ukrainian authorise are trying to dodge their commitments under the Minsk Agreements as they are, Donetsk People’s Republic Foreign Minister, the Republic’s representative to the Contact Group talks Natalia Nikonorova said on Tuesday. On Monday, Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky in a post on Facebook suggested to Russian President Vladimir Putin […]

Ukrainian forces fire over 200 rounds at DPR, damage recorded
11:32, July 09, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 9 – DAN. Ukrainian armed formations expended more than 200 rounds of ammunition over the past 24 hours targeting frontline areas of the Donetsk People’s Republic, head of the DPR Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov said on Tuesday. “Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian armed formations […]

Ukrainian artillery shells villages in southern DPR
10:13, July 09, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 9 – DAN. Ukrainian forces fired nearly 50 122mm and 152mm artillery rounds at villages in the south of the Donetsk People’s Republic on Tuesday morning, the DPR Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) reported. “Strikes by Ukrainian armed formations on the Vodyanoye – Bezymennoye and Lebedinskoye – Leninskoye […]

Kiev forces fire 3,100 round on DPR in a week
16:37, July 08, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 8 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 175 times this week, firing over 3,100 shells, said the DPR Mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC). “Over the week, from July 1 to July 7, 175 ceasefire violations were recorded; the total number of shells fired on the DPR is […]

DPR soldier killed in Ukrainian attack
16:08, July 08, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 8 – DAN. A DPR soldier was killed in a Ukrainian attack on the previous day, said on Monday the head of the DPR People’s Militia command press service Daniil Bezsonov. “As a result of Ukrainian shelling one defender of the Republic was killed,” Bezsonov. Earlier reports said that Kiev forces fired 152 […]

Gorlovka TV reporters fired at from Ukrainian positions
14:40, July 08, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 8 – DAN. Gorlovka TV channel crew has come under Ukrainian fire in Shakhta Gagarina, the Gorlovka administration head Ivan Prikhodko said. “Just moments ago a 6TV channel crew came under fire at the location of the morning shelling on the Yakuba Kolasa street. It was small arms fire,” he said. There were […]

Three townships of Novoazovsk district without power following shelling
11:25, July 08, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 8 – DAN. Customers in three townships of the Novoazovsk district remain without power as a result of Kiev’s shelling, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov. “At 6.40 a.m. Ukrainian armed formations opened fire on Krasnoarmeiskoye with 152 mm artillery, banned by the Minsk Agreements. […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire 19 times in 24hours
11:12, July 08, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 8 – DAN. The Ukrainian army violated the ceasefire 19 times in the past 24 hours, firing almost 190 rounds, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov. “Over the past 24 hours the enemy violated the ceasefire 19 times firing 183 shells,” Yakubov said. Shakhta Gagarina, […]

Ukrainian forces shell DPR with 152 mm artillery
11:11, July 08, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 8 – DAN. Ukrainian armed formations have targeted the DPR territory in the morning hours of Monday with almost 70 rounds, the DPR mission to the the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) said. “A shelling was recorded from 3.05 a.m. to 7.35 a.m. on the direction of Vodyanoye – Leninskoye, Dzerzhinsk […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire 196 times in a week
18:17, July 05, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 5 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 196 times this week, firing on nine DPR townships, said the DPR People’s Militia press service head Daniil Bezsonov. “Over the week, 196 ceasefire violations were recorded; 23 houses and infrastructural objects damaged.” A civilian has been injured in Shakhta Trudovskaya west of Donetsk. In […]

DPR Ombudsperson’s Office alerted on man kidnapped by SBU
17:36, July 05, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 5 – DAN. The DPR Ombudsperson’s Office has been alerted on the detention of a DPR resident by the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU). “The Office has been alerted on a kidnapping of a man by the Ukrainian Security Service members in June 2019,” the press statement said without providing any further details. According […]

Four houses damaged in Dokuchayevsk by Ukrainian attack
16:22, July 05, 2019

Donetsk, Jul 5 – DAN.  Four houses and an outbuilding were damaged in Dokuchayevsk as a result of Ukrainian shelling on July 4, the DPR Mission to the JCCC said. “Updated reports say that Ukrainian attack on Yasnoye have left residential houses damaged at 20 Bogdana Khmelnitskogo street, 10 Vinogradnaya street, 31 and 33 Schorsa […]