Humanitarian corridor opens at Elenovka checkpoint
14:37, July 13, 2020

Donetsk, Jul 13 – DAN. DPR has reopened Elenovka checkpoint at the contact line to let people across the border. A dozen of vehicles and about 50 pedestrians gathered at the checkpoint by the time it opened. “I am going home, I have my residential registration in Dmitrov. I came here in March for my […]

Ukrainian forces double intensity of fire, use artillery
23:02, July 13, 2020

Donetsk, Jul 13 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire three times within 24 hours, the DPR mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) said. “The number of ceasefire violations recorded in the past 24 hours is three. The total number of rounds fired is 24.” Shakhta Gagarina, Spartak and Donetsk airport […]

Ukrainian forces shell Kominternovo with heavy mortars
21:36, July 13, 2020

Donetsk, Jul 13 – DAN. Ukrainian forces shell Kominternovo with 120 mm mortars on Monday evening, the DPR mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) said. “Kominternovo was engaged at 7.35 p.m. from the direction of Talakovka with 120 mm mortars,” the report reads. The information on casualties was not immediately available. […]

Pushilin names Dolgoshapko his advisor and appoints new Health Minister
21:30, July 13, 2020

Donetsk, Jul 13 – DAN. DPR Head Denis Pushilin has dismissed Health Minister Olga Dolgoshapko, and appointed her his advisor. The decree was published at the DPR Head official website. “To dismiss Health Minister Olga Dolgoshapko,” the document reads (the decree № 232). She was appointed head of Heath Ministry on December 3, 2018. The decree […]

Ukrainian army shells Leninskoye – JCCC
23:15, July 10, 2020

Donetsk, Jul 10 – DAN. Ukrainian armed formations shelled Leninskoye in the Novoazovsk district on Friday evening, the DPR mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) said. The town came under fire of 120 mm caliber mortar at 5.40 p.m.; 19 rounds were fired. Previous reports said that Dolomitnoye was engaged with […]

DPR convicts 99 people on charges of espionage and high treason since 2014
17:25, July 10, 2020

Donetsk, Jul 10 – DAN. DPR courts have convicted 99 people over high treason and espionage in favor of Ukraine since the outbreak of Donbass conflict, the DPR Supreme Court’s press service told DAN. “Since the outbreak of the armed conflict, DPR courts reviewed 87 criminal cases convicting 99 people of crimes under Articles 320 […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire 44 times in a week
16:08, July 10, 2020

Donetsk, Jul 10 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire more than 40 times over the past week, said DPR People’s Militia deputy chief-of-staff Eduard Basurin. “Over the past week, Ukrainian armed formations violated the ceasefire 44 times,“ his report said. “The enemy fired 326 rounds, including rounds of artillery, mortars of 82 mm and […]

DPR reports 17 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours
14:11, July 10, 2020

Donetsk, Jul 10 – DAN. DPR has registered 17 new cases of COVID-19 as the total number of confirmed cases raises to 1,336, the Ministry of Health said. “The Ministry of Health reports that tests revealed 17 cases of COVID-19 in the DPR in the past 24 hours.” Overall, 79 patients have died, 601 have […]

Six travelers from Ukraine who entered DPR on July 7 diagnosed with COVID-19
12:08, July 10, 2020

Donetsk, Jul 10 – DAN. Six people who arrived from Ukraine on July 10 have tested positive for COVID-19, the DPR Health Ministry said. Elenovka checkpoint on the contact line re-opened on July 7 for one day to allow 120 people into the Republic. All the travelers were put under 14-day observation. “Six people tested […]

Ukrainian forces double intensity of fire, use artillery
11:32, July 10, 2020

Donetsk, Jul 10 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 12 times within 24 hours, the DPR mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) said. “The number of ceasefire violations recorded in the past 24 hours is 12. The total number of rounds fired is 105.” Shakhta Trudovskaya, Alexandrovka, Zhabichevo, Shakhta Gagarina, […]

Checked by engineers, Donetsk’s Kontinent mall resumes operation – director
15:55, July 09, 2020

Donetsk, Jul 9 – DAN. Donetsk’s Kontinent mall whose personnel and visitors were evacuated earlier on Thursday following a bomb threat call, has resumed operation, mall director Yevgeny Skorik told the Donetsk News Agency. “Everything’s functioning now; it was a false alarm. The guys (Emergencies Ministry personnel – eds Donetsk News Agency) have done their […]

1,500 people evacuated from central Donetsk mall – director
14:56, July 09, 2020

Donetsk, Jul 9 – DAN. Some 1,500 people were at the Kontinent shopping mall in central Donetsk when a bomb threat call came in, mall director Yevgeny Skorik told the Donetsk News Agency on Thursday. “The call came to the Emergencies Ministry and a quick response followed; the inspection of mall premises is ongoing,” Skorik […]

Ukrainian army units fire some 40 rounds at DPR over 24 hours – JCCC
14:11, July 09, 2020

Donetsk, Jul 9 – DAN. Ukrainian armed formations violated the ceasefire six times over the past 24 hours firing nearly 40 rounds of ammunition at the Donetsk People’s Republic territory,  the DPR Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination reported on Thursday. “Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian armed formations violated the ceasefire […]

DPR reports 29 new COVID-19 cases over 24 hours, 24 patients recover
13:26, July 09, 2020

Donetsk, Jul 9 – DAN. Twenty-nine new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in the Donetsk People’s Republic over the past 24 hours, the DPR Healthcare Ministry reported on Thursday. “Over the past 24 hours, DPR medics diagnosed 29 new COVID-19 cases,” the report said. “Twenty-four patients have recovered since Wednesday.” The first COVID-19 case in […]

Donetsk shopping mall evacuated over bomb threat
13:05, July 09, 2020

Donetsk, Jul 9 – DAN. A girl threatened to blow herself up at the Kontinent shopping mall in central Donetsk on Thursday, a well-informed source told the Donetsk News Agency. “Today, a girl threatened to blast herself at the Kontinent mall; Emergencies Ministry personnel evacuated all employees and shoppers,” the source said. Police sealed off […]

DPR launches 400-plus criminal cases against Ukrainian military responsible for shelling and victims
19:59, July 08, 2020

Donetsk, Jul 8 – DAN. DPR has launched more than 400 criminal cases against Ukrainian commanders of 12 brigades responsible for shelling the Republic, the DPR Prosecutor General’s Office said. “From January to June 2020 the investigation department of the DPR Prosecutor General’s Office filed 411 criminal cases under Article 229 part 2, paragraphs a, […]

DPR to address intl organizations in connection with Ukrainian violation of crossing points agreement
19:26, July 08, 2020

Donetsk, Jul 8 – DAN. DPR will pass information on Ukrainian violations of border crossing agreements to international organizations, said DPR Ombudswoman Daria Morozova. DPR resumed the operation of the Elenovka crossing point in both directions for one day. Travellers were garneted entrance to the DPR on the basis of clearance lists. Ukraine violated the […]

Kiev sends people without clearance to DPR in staged provocation
18:09, July 08, 2020

Donetsk, Jul 8 – DAN. Ukraine violated the agreements concerning crossing the contact line previously achieved at the Minsk talks by allowing through the checkpoint a number of people who were not on the clearance lists, the press officer of the State Security Ministry Michael Popov said. “Ukraine violated the agreement on the rules of […]

Ukrainian forces violated ceasefire 10 times in 24 hours
11:15, July 08, 2020

Donetsk, Jul 8 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire six times within 24 hours, the DPR mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) said. “The number of ceasefire violations recorded in the past 24 hours is six. The total number of rounds fired is 20.” Kashtanovoye, Spartak and Donetsk outskirts were […]

DPR reports 26 new cases of COVID-19 in 24 hours
10:56, July 08, 2020

Donetsk, Jul 8 – DAN. DPR has registered 26 new cases of COVID-19 as the total number of confirmed cases raises to 1,054, the Ministry of Health said. “The Ministry of Health reports that tests revealed 26 cases of COVID-19 in the DPR in the past 24 hours.” Twelve patients recovered. Overall, 78 patients have […]