DPR Head honours Republic’s fallen heroes on Defender of Fatherland Day
13:31, February 23, 2017

Republic to win struggle for freedom, justice and equality, Zakharchenko says

Donetsk water treatment plant comes under fire, filters building damaged
10:56, February 23, 2017

Donetsk, Feb 23 – DAN. Donetsk water treatment plant (DFS) came under Ukrainian forces fire on Thursday morning; its filters building sustained damage, Voda Donbassa state-owned water supply company director general Oleg Mokriy told Donetsk News Agency. “DFS area was shelled at 7:30 a.m.; the first impacts on DFS premises were recorded approximately at the […]

226,000 DPR residents sign Donbass peace petition to world leaders
19:00, February 22, 2017

  Donetsk, Feb 22 – DAN. More than 226,000 DPR residents have signed the petition urging world leaders to stop Kiev’s genocide in Donbass, the Republic’s parliament press service told Donetsk News Agency on Wednesday. “As of 22 February evening, 226,398 residents of the Donetsk People’s Republic supported the petition,” the press service said. On […]

Kiev delays disengagement due to domestic political tensions – DPR Head
16:18, February 22, 2017

  Donetsk, Feb 22 – DAN. Ukrainian President Petr Poroshenko cannot bring himself to withdraw hardware from the contact line in Donbass in the near future because of domestic political tensions, DPR Head Alexander Zakharchenko told a news conference on Wednesday. “The failure to disengage stems from the situation in Ukraine; the pullback will heighten […]

DPR commission files 2,500 cases of Ukrainian servicemen crimes in Donbass
15:06, February 22, 2017

Donetsk, Feb 22 – DAN. DPR Special Commission investigating Ukrainian authorities’ crimes in Donbass has filed more than 2,500 cases over civilian casualties, illegal detentions and property destruction relying on evidence in the period since June 2014, the republic’s Foreign Ministry press service told Donetsk News Agency on Wednesday. “As of 22 February 2017, the […]

★ Kiev not to withdraw hardware from contact line in near future – DPR Operations Command
10:48, February 22, 2017

  Donetsk, Feb 22 – DAN. Ukraine has refused to pull back its hardware from the contact line in Donbass in the near future, the Republic’s Operations Command told Donetsk News Agency on Wednesday. “Ukraine said at the talks yesterday that it would not disengage in the near future,” a DPR Operations Command representative said. […]

DPR envoy accuses Kiev of ‘reckless, destructive’ moves to foil Contact Group decisions
20:50, February 21, 2017

Donetsk, Feb 21 – DAN. Ukraine has again snubbed the Contact Group accords on disengagement of hardware showing its destructive policy, DPR envoy to Minsk talks Denis Pushilin told Donetsk News Agency on Tuesday. “The Ukrainian government’s moves to sabotage Contact Group decisions and accords which were supported by the “Normandy Four” foreign ministers, can […]

★ Ukraine disrupts disengagement of hardware – DPR Operations Command
18:34, February 21, 2017

Donetsk, Feb 21 – DAN. Ukraine has disrupted contact line disengagement in the Donetsk People’s Republic, DPR Operations Command told Donetsk News Agency. “Today, Ukraine disrupted the disengagement of hardware yet another time. It again showed that it was not ready to fulfil its commitments. Despite the promises it had made earlier in the day, […]

180,000 DPR residents sign Donbass peace petition
17:34, February 21, 2017

  Donetsk, Feb 21 – DAN. More than 180,000 DPR residents have signed the petition urging world leaders to stop Kiev’s genocide in Donbass, the Republic’s parliament press service told Donetsk News Agency on Tuesday. “As of 21 February evening, 181,136 residents of the Donetsk People’s Republic supported the petition,” the press service said. On […]

DPR, LPR to set up service centres for humanitarian programme participants
17:10, February 21, 2017

Donetsk, Feb 21 – DAN. DPR and LPR will set up administrative service centres as part of the humanitarian programme to reconsolidate Donbass people, acting DPR Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova said at Donetsk News Agency on Tuesday. “Special welfare and administrative service centres will be set up in the areas of four DPR and LPR […]

30 DPR, LPR institutions to provide free education for residents of Kiev-occupied part of Donbass
16:27, February 21, 2017

  Donetsk, Feb 21 – DAN. Dozens of DPR and LPR educational institutes offer free education to students from Kiev-occupied Donbass areas, as part of the humanitarian programme to consolidate Donbass people, LPR Council of Ministers’ acting First Deputy Chairman Alexander Drobot told a news conference at Donetsk News Agency on Tuesday. “More than 30 […]

DPR, LPR to provide free medical services to patients from Kiev-controlled Donbass areas
15:22, February 21, 2017

Donetsk, Feb 21 – DAN. DPR and LPR medical centres will admit patients from Kiev-controlled part of Donbass for free-of-charge treatment, acting DPR Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova told a news conference at Donetsk News Agency on Tuesday. “People from all over Donbass come to Donetsk and Lugansk for medical treatment. We still have the best […]

Kiev confirms readiness for contact line disengagement – DPR Operations Command
12:18, February 21, 2017

  Donetsk, Feb 21 – DAN. The withdrawal of hardware from the contact line might take place later today, DPR Operations Command said on Tuesday. “Ukrainian side in the person of General Petrenko (head of the Ukrainian delegation at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination) confirmed the readiness for disengagement, to be monitored by […]

Russian Emergencies Ministry’s humanitarian aid convoy arrives in Donetsk
10:15, February 21, 2017

Donetsk, Feb 21 – DAN. The 60th humanitarian aid convoy of the Russian Emergencies Ministry (EMERCOM) arrived in DPR capital on Tuesday. Eleven EMERCOM trucks delivered 204 tons of relief supplies; unloading at a storage facility in Donetsk’s Budyonnovskiy district is underway. The previous EMERCOM humanitarian convoy delivered 205 tons of baby food, New Year […]

DPR economy development attains new level thanks to cooperation with scientists
15:55, February 20, 2017

Donetsk, Feb 20 – DAN. DPR economy developed successfully in wartime owing to the high potential of the republic’s scientists who are now actively involved in rebuilding Donbass, acting DPR Economic Development Minister Viktoria Romanyuk said. “Thanks to cooperation with research institutes we are building a solid foundation for economic models and improving the scientific […]

Italian business people’s visit to last until 23 February, DPR foreign ministry confirms
13:23, February 20, 2017

Donetsk, Feb 20 – DAN. Italian business people will arrive in the Donetsk People’s Republic on Monday; the visit will last until 23 February, the republic’s acting Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova told Donetsk News Agency. “Italian business representatives will stay in Donetsk from 20 February through 23 February. They will meet with officials from the […]

15,000 DPR coalminers/energy workers sign Donbass petition to world leaders – ministry
12:44, February 20, 2017

Donetsk, Feb 20 – DAN. More than 15,000 DPR coalminers and energy sector workers signed the joint petition by the DPR and LPR parliaments speakers to western and Russian leaders, the Republic’s Coal and Energy Ministry press service said on Monday. “Fuel and Energy sector specialists encounter war-related reality daily. Fighting repeatedly caused power outages […]

Ukrainian forces open­ fire at DPR territor­y 6,000 times over we­ek – Basurin
19:25, February 17, 2017

Donetsk, Feb 17 – DA­N. Ukrainian forces s­helled Donetsk People­’s Republic frontline­ areas more than 6,00­0 times over the past­ week, DPR Operations­ Command deputy comma­nder Eduard Basurin s­aid on Friday. “Over the past week,­ the enemy fired 6,24­9 times at the republ­ic’s territory, using­ artillery, tank guns­ and mortars 2,517 ti­mes,” Basurin said. Donetsk, […]

162,000 DPR residents sign Donbass peace petition
18:31, February 17, 2017

Donetsk, Feb 17 – DAN. Nearly 162,000 DPR residents have signed the petition urging world leaders to stop Kiev’s genocide in Donbass, the Republic’s parliament press service told Donetsk News Agency on Friday. “As of 5:00 p.m. 17 February, 161,733 residents of the Donetsk People’s Republic supported the petition; signature collection is ongoing,” the press […]

Aid programme for Kiev-occupied part of Donbass pursues humanitarian goals – DPR foreign ministry
15:26, February 17, 2017

Donetsk, Feb 17 – DAN. The announced aid programme for residents of Kiev-controlled part of Donbass pursues absolutely humanitarian objectives, acting DPR Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova told Donetsk News Agency on Friday. “We neither build “walls” nor impose blockades; the programme pursues absolutely humanitarian objectives. We seek to unify, create, develop,” Nikonorova said in a […]