Contact Group agrees on reinforced ceasefire as new school year approaches
19:32, August 21, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 21 – DAN. The members of the Conract Group have agreed to reinforce the current ceasefire, said the DPR Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova. “The negotiators reached an understanding that the current ceasefire should be reinforced on the eve of the new academic year. Strict adherence to the additional control measures stipulated in the […]

Ukrainian army violated renewed ceasefire 187 times
21:08, August 21, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 21 – DAN. Ukrainian units have violated the renewed ceasefire 187 times, the DPR mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) said. “Since the recommitment to ceasefire has been renewed, from July 21 to August 21, Kiev forces violated the ceasefire 187 times, firing five tons of rounds or 90 […]

DPR says it almost finishes legal clearance of POWs
16:25, August 21, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 21 – DAN. The DPR has almost finalized the legal clearance of the persons on the POW exchange list, said DPR Ombudsperson Daria Morozova. “The DPR has almost finalized the legal clearance of the detainees. For this reason I have addressed the OSCE coordinator of the humanitarian subgroup Toni Frisch asking him to […]

DPR provides SMM with safe and unrestricted access to Petrovskoye to fix monitoring camera
21:25, August 21, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 21 – DAN. The OSCE SMM members have an unlimited access to Petrovskoye where an SMM camera needs to be fixed, said DPR Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova. “As for the disengagement area between Petrovskoye and Bogdanovka, all measures to provide safe access to the area have been taken on our side. The mission […]

Kiev admits all its plans on payment of pensions in Donbass unrealistic
21:06, August 21, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 21 – DAN. Kiev has admitted to considering unrealistic ways to resume payment of pensions to Donbass residents, said the DPR Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova. “The Ukrainian side at the talks of the economic group said a working group in Kiev was looking into possible ways to settle the issue of resuming payment […]

DPR and Russian trade unions sign cooperation agreement
16:27, August 21, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 21 – DAN. The DPR Trade Union Federation and the Russian association of trade unions Sotsprof have signed an agreement of cooperation, the DPR Head Denis Pushilin said. “A symbolic event has happened in Donetsk, a cooperation agreement has been signed by the DPR Trade Union Federation and the Russian association of trade […]

Kiev’s rep at Minsk talks was not ready to discuss POW swap preparations
16:24, August 21, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 21 – DAN. The DPR shall request Ukraine on its own to stop legal proceedings against the people on the POW exchange lists as Kiev representatives in the humanitarian subgroup were not ready to discuss the issue, said DPR Ombudsperson Daria Morozova. “During the today’s meeting of the Contact Group’s humanitarian subgroup an […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire six times in 24 hours – JCCC
11:33, August 21, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 21 – DAN. Ukrainian units have violated the ceasefire six times in 24 hours, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov. “The number of ceasefire violations recorded in the past 24 hours is six. The total number of rounds fired is 123,” the report reads. Shakhta […]

DPR MP: Zelensky used a nationalists’ greeting in Babi Yar in disrespect of Holocaust victims
11:32, August 21, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 21 – DAN. Ukrainian president Vladimir Zelensky has shown disrespect towards the Holocaust victims as he used a greeting of Ukrainian Nazis, who took part in the genocide of the Jews, as he was visiting Babi Yar, a member of the DPR People’s Council Vladislav Berdicheskiy told DAN. “Zelensky and Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime […]

Kiev covers up its war crimes by launching criminal cases against DPR officials
23:08, August 20, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 20 – DAN. The criminal case launched by Kiev authorities against DPR politicians and activists collecting data on Ukrainian war crimes in Donbass is at odds with democratic principles and the rule of law, said DPR Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova. “The criminal case launched by Kiev authorities against DPR politicians and activists collecting […]

UN Mission Head violates impartiality principle, supports Ukrainian prosecutors – Morozova
18:44, August 20, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 20 – DAN. Head of the UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine Matilda Bogner’s support to criminal proceedings against Donetsk People’s Republic politicians and activists undermines confidence in the Mission, DPR ombudswoman Darya Morozova said on Tuesday. Earlier in the day, Ukraine’s chief military prosecutor Anatoly Matios announced that Kiev suspected a […]

Kiev army increasingly often targets civilians, infrastructure – ombudswoman
10:51, August 20, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 20 – DAN. The life and health of Donetsk People’s Republic residents, despite the new truce, are increasingly often endangered as Kiev troops step up the shelling of the Republic’s territory, DPR ombudswoman Darya Morozova said on Tuesday. “In violation of the norms and requiremetns of the international humanitarian law, civilians, civil infrastructure […]

DPR militia urges intl community to stop Donbass terror unleashed by Ukrainian army
10:08, August 20, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 20 – DAN. The international community must immediately intervene and take measures to stop the terror unleashed by Ukrainian troops in Donbass, the Donetsk People’s Republic People’s Militia said in comments on Donetsk shelling on Tuesday morning. Earlier reports said that the Kiev army had delivered a massive strike at Donetsk and its […]

Ukrainian army delivers massive mortar strike at Donetsk, suburbs – JCCC
9:32, August 20, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 20 – DAN. Ukrainian army units shelled Donetsk and its suburbs on Tuesday morning, the Donetsk People’s Republic Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination reported. “At 06:00, strikes by Ukrainian armed forces towards the Spartak settlement and Donetsk were recorded,” the report said. “Fifteen 120mm mortar rounds, eleven 82mm mortar […]

DPR spots Ukrainian military equipment in residential areas
15:37, August 19, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 19 – DAN. Kiev forces have located military equipment located in close proximity to residential houses at the contact line, the DPR People’s Militia said citing intelligence. “We have spotted heavy military equipment located in close proximity to residential houses and on the premises of municipal objects in Dzerzhinsk, Kurdyumovka, Kalinovo,” the report […]

Kiev forces fire 4 tons of rounds on DPR in a week
13:13, August 19, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 19 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 68 times this week, firing four tons of shells, said the DPR Mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC). “Over the week, from August 12 to 18, 68 ceasefire violations were recorded; the total number of shells fired on the DPR is […]

DPR restores nearly 80 pc of railway infrastructure damaged during the war
12:36, August 19, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 19 – DAN. DPR has repaired more than 1,300 railway infrastructural facilities, the Ministry of Transport said. “As of August 1, the number of facilities damaged in military action amounted to 1,635; 1,306 have been restored.” Among the damaged objects were buildings, railway stations, railways, contact networks, etc. The Donetsk Railways company has […]

Donetsk railway station resumes operation as first train since 2014 departs
12:35, August 19, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 19 – DAN. Passenger trains have departed from the Donetsk railway station on Monday for the first time since 2014 when traffic was brought to a halt due to military action and shelling from the Ukrainian side. A train departed on the route 6109 at 7.50 a.m. Donetsk-Elenovka, where one of the checkpoints […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire eight times in 24 hours – JCCC
10:52, August 19, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 19 – DAN. Ukrainian units have violated the ceasefire eight times in 24 hours, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov. “The number of ceasefire violations recorded in the past 24 hours is eight. The total number of rounds fired is 131,” the report reads. Spartak, […]

DPR trains experts to carry out the census
18:13, August 16, 2019

The DPR has begun training specialists to carry out the general population census scheduled for October this year, the acting Minister of Economic Development Alexander Efimov said. “Currently  we are training officials who will be carrying out the census, fill In the questionnaires. The training is taking place as scheduled in accordance with a road […]

Kiev forces intensify shelling this week, fire 360 rounds
14:41, August 16, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 16 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 64 times this week, firing 360 shells, said DPR People’s Militia deputy chief-of-staff Eduard Basurin. “Over the week, 64 ceasefire violations were recorded; Kiev forces intensified shelling of residential areas, infrastructure. The total number of mortar and artillery shells fired on the DPR is 360; […]

DPR thwarts Ukrainian reconnaissance squad attempt to infiltrate the Republic
12:41, August 16, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 16 – DAN. DPR People’s Militia has thwarted an attempt of Ukrainian reconnaissance squad to infiltrate the DPR. “Ukrainian occupants of the 35th marine brigade have attempted to infiltrate the DPR. Approximately at midnight, north of Nikolayavka (Dokuchayevsk district), a saboteur-reconnaissance squad of 11 troops attempted to approach our defenders’ positions,” the report […]

Kiev locates its military equipment close to DFS and residential houses
11:38, August 16, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 16 – DAN. Kiev forces have located military equipment in the vicinity of the Donetsk filtration station, the DPR People’s Militia said. “Our intelligence has spotted military equipment located in close proximity to residential houses and on the premises of municipal objects in Pischevik, and close to the Donetsk water treatment plant in […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire eight times in 24 hours – JCCC
11:11, August 16, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 16 – DAN. Ukrainian units have violated the ceasefire eight times in 24 hours, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov. “The number of ceasefire violations recorded in the past 24 hours is eight. The total number of rounds fired is 24,” the report reads. Spartak, […]

Folk arts masters from four Russian regions to take part in Donetsk ethnic festival
16:24, August 15, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 15 – DAN. The Gostiny Dvor (Shopping Arcade) Ethnic Festival in Donetsk will gather more than 100 folk arts masters including a delegation from four Russian regions, Donetsk People’s Republic Deputy Culture Minister Vera Korkhmalyuk said at a press briefing at the Donetsk News Agency on Thursday. “According to a recent tradition, Donetsk […]