DPR, LPR sign joint railways control agreement
19:40, March 21, 2019

Donetsk, Mar 21 – DAN. The Donetsk People’s Republic and the Lugansk People’s Republic have signed an agreement on mutual understanding and cooperation in railway transport. The document was signed by the DPR and LPR leaders Denis Pushilin and Leonid Pasechnik in Donetsk on Thursday. “The Memorandum will enable us to implement the consolidated railway […]

★ School in western Donetsk comes under Kiev forces fire, classes suspended
12:13, March 21, 2019

Donetsk, Mar 21 – DAN. Ukrainian army units shelled School No 116 in Donetsk’s frontline Petrovskiy district on Thursday morning as classes were underway; damage to the building has been recorded. “Today, at around 8:00 – 8:10, when the school bell had rung and the children were going to classes, there began heavy pounding,” school […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire nearly 70 times over the week
15:13, March 22, 2019

Donetsk, Mar 22 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 68 times this week, said DPR People’s Militia deputy chief-of-staff Eduard Basurin. “Over the week, 68 ceasefire violations were recorded; 22 townships came under fire.” Over this period, the enemy used 82 mm and 120 mm caliber mortars, IFVs, grenade launchers, large caliber machine guns […]

Three DPR service members died, two injured over the week
15:06, March 22, 2019

Donetsk, Mar 22 – DAN. Three DPR service members have died, two sustained injuries over the week as a result of Ukrainian attacks, said DPR People’s Militia deputy chief-of-staff Eduard Basurin. “As a result of shelling perpetrated by Ukrainian armed bandit groups, three our defenders died, two sustained injuries while on duty.”  *ot

Ukrainian fire leaves Kominternovo without power, three houses damahed
11:37, March 22, 2019

Donetsk, Mar 22 – DAN. Three private houses and a power transmission line have been damaged by Ukrainian shelling on Kominternovo, the DPR mission to the JCCC said. “As a result of Ukrainian shelling, a PTL was damaged leaving Kominternovo without power. Three houses on Akhmatova street 65, 92 and 112 sustained damage.” Windows and […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire 17 times firing 180 rounds
11:22, March 22, 2019

Donetsk, Mar 22 – DAN. The Ukrainian armed forces violated the ceasefire 17 times in 24 hours firing more than 180 rounds at the Donetsk People’s Republic, head of the DPR Mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination Ruslan Yakubov said. “Over the past 24 hours the enemy violated the ceasefire 17 times, […]

New Ukrainian army losses in Donbass: two dead, one wounded – DPR militia
15:09, March 21, 2019

Donetsk, Mar 21 – DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic militia destroyed the positions of Ukrainian forces from which fire had been delivered at DPR settlments on the Donetsk axis, DPR People’s Militia spokesman Daniil Bezsonov said on Thursday. “Ukrainian army brigades’ casualties are two dead and one wounded,” Bezsonov said. The ceasefire was violated by Ukrainian […]

DPR militiaman killed in Ukrainian strike – Bezsonov
14:31, March 21, 2019

Donetsk, Mar 21 – DAN. A Donetsk People’s Republic militiaman was killed in shelling by Ukrainian forces over the past 24 hours, DPR People’s Militia spokesman Daniil Bezsonov said on Thursday. “A DPR militiaman was fatally wounded in shelling by the enemy,” Bezsonov said. Earlier reports said Kiev forces violated the ceasefire seven times over […]

Ukrainian forces violate ceasefire seven times over 24 hours, fire 44 rounds at DPR – JCCC
12:15, March 21, 2019

Donetsk, Mar 21 – DAN. Ukrainian army units violated the ceasefire seven times over the past 24 hours firing more than 40 rounds of ammunition at Donetsk People’s Republic areas, head of the DPR Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination Ruslan Yakubov said on Thursday. “Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian forces […]

Frenchman who received DPR citizenship announces plans for Youth Parliament
21:40, March 20, 2019

Donetsk, Mar 20 – DAN. DPR Youth Parliament will contribute the cultural development of the Republic, said a candidate to the YP Francois Mauld d’Aymée. “As a musician and singer I believe that state support for cultural policy is very important. I have shaped my own opinion about the cultural development of the Republic and […]

DPR service member killed by Ukrainian attack
15:10, March 20, 2019

Donetsk, Mar 20 – DAN. A DPR service member was killed by Ukrainian fire over the past 24 hours, said the head of the DPR People’s Militia command press service Daniil Bezsonov. “As a result of enemy’s fire a DPR service member has been fatally wounded.” The Ukrainian armed forces violated the ceasefire 16 times […]

School damaged in Golmovskiy by Kiev’s shells
12:31, March 20, 2019

Donetsk, Mar 20 – DAN. Ukrainian armed formations shelled Golmovskiy north of Gorlovka the previous evening, targeting a school, head of the DPR Mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination Ruslan Yakubov said. “Yesterday at 5.55 p.m. Ukrainian armed formations opened fire on the Golmovskiy township using 82 mm mortars and small arms. […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire 16 times, fire 170-plus rounds
10:30, March 20, 2019

Donetsk, Mar 20 – DAN. The Ukrainian armed forces violated the ceasefire 16 times in 24 hours firing more than 170 rounds at the Donetsk People’s Republic, head of the DPR Mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination Ruslan Yakubov said. “Over the past 24 hours the enemy violated the ceasefire 16 times, […]

Europe activists urge not to recognise upcoming presidential election in Ukraine
20:20, March 19, 2019

Donetsk, Mar 19 – DAN. European countries activists urged the international community not to recognise the upcoming presidential election in Ukraine as Kiev denied the voting right to millions of Ukrainians living in Russia and Donbass. The petition Stop Fake Elections in Ukraine was published on change.org “Millions of Ukrainians living abroad, especially in Russia […]

Australia lobbies US interests with sanctions against DPR,LPR policymakers – Bidyovka
18:23, March 19, 2019

Donetsk, Mar 19 – DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic parliament speaker Vladimir Bidyovka believes that Australia acted as an instrument of U.S. political influence by launching personal sanctions against Donbass Republics’ politicians. “Apparently all People’s Republics representatives who found themselves on this list pose no real threat to Australia; the real reason behind imposing sanctions is […]

DPR files criminal cases against four Ukrainian army officers complicit in strikes at Republic
14:19, March 19, 2019

Donetsk, Mar 19 – DAN. The Donetsk People’s Republic Prosecutor General’s Office opened four criminal cases against senior Ukrainian army commanders complicit in the shelling of DPR areas, the PGO press service said on Tuesday. “Criminal proceedings were opened against four Ukrainian army commanders over strikes delivered at DPR areas in March 2019,” the report […]

185,000 trees, bushes, flowers to be planted in DPR in two months
13:47, March 19, 2019

Donetsk, Mar 19 – DAN. Some 185,000 trees, bushes and flowers will be planted across the Donetsk People’s Republic in a two-month landscaping action, DPR Construction and Housing and Utilities Minister Sergey Naumets said on Tuesday. “Pursuant to DPR Head Denis Pushilin’s order, DPR towns and districts launched a two-month landscaping effort on March 18,” […]

Ukrainian forces fire 250 rounds at DPR over 24 hours, damage recorded – JCCC
10:16, March 19, 2019

Donetsk, Mar 19 – DAN. Ukrainian army units violated the ceasefire seven times over the past 24 hours, head of the Donetsk People’s Republic Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination Ruslan Yakubov said on Tuesday. “Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire seven times expending 253 rounds of ammunition,” […]

Poll: Crimeans wish peace to Donbass, outside Ukraine
8:28, March 19, 2019

Donetsk, Mar 18 – DAN. Crimean residents shared their opinions on the situation in Donbass during the celebrations of the fifth anniversary since the Republic reunited with Russia. DAN journalists have spoken to people on the streets of Yalta and Alushta. Every person the agency spoken to expressed support and wished the soonest restoration of […]

DPR residents collect 400 kg of shell fragments to make “Order of Judas” for Poroshenko
8:22, March 19, 2019

Donetsk, Mar 18 – DAN. DPR residents have collected over 400 kg of Ukrainian shells fragments across the Republic to make the Order of Judas for the Ukrainian president Petr Poroshenko, the Donetsk Republic social movement announced. “Order of Judas” for Poroshenko to be made of fragments of ordnance fired at DPR. “The initiative has […]