Kiev forces violate ceasefire 55 times over the week
17:27, May 24, 2019

Donetsk, May 24 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 55 times this week, firing 200-plus shells, said the head of the DPR People’s Militia command press service Daniil Bezsonov. Over the week, 55 ceasefire violations were recorded; 19 townships came under fire. Overall, 200-plus rounds were fired.” Over this period, the enemy used 122 […]

Rare Dalmatian pelicans return to DPR wildlife refuge in war zone
17:33, May 24, 2019

Donetsk, May 24 – DAN. Dalmatian pelicans (Pelecanus crispus), a vulnerable Indo-European species, have returned to the DPR natural reserve Khomutovskaya Steppe this year. Called Wench-bird in Russian and Ukrainian, this huge bird is one of the largest living bird species. Its European population amounts to approximately 1,500 birds. The Agreement on the Conservation of […]

Water supply cutoffs begin in Kiev-controlled areas in Donbass
20:01, May 23, 2019

Donetsk, May 23 – DAN. Water supply was stopped to 16 settlements in Kiev-controlled areas of the Donbass region as power was cut to two pumping stations of the Voda Donbassa public utility company. “The distribution system operator DTEK PES-Energougol cut off power to the Belokuzminovka pumping station as demanded by the Ukrinterenergo state-owned company,” […]

Kiev forces open artillery fire on DPR south, damage reported
15:09, May 25, 2019

Donetsk, May 25 – DAN. Ukrainian armed forces delivered artillery strikes on Sosnovskoye during the night causing infrastructural damage, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov. “During the night, from 2 a.m. till 2.45 a.m. Ukrainian armed forces targeted Sosnovskoye, Mariupol axis, firing 100 rounds of 122 mm […]

DPR Central Bank processes 3.9 mln rub of remittances in 2019
18:20, May 24, 2019

Donetsk, May 24 – DAN. The DPR Central Bank has processed remittances of 3.9 million rubles in total worth in 2019, the press service of the financial institution said. “Since the beginning of 2019, the Bank processed more than 1,100 money orders from individuals without opening accounts, of the total worth of 3.9 million rubles.” […]

DPR adopts law on mandatory vehicle insurance
16:09, May 24, 2019

Donetsk, May 24 – DAN. The DPR parliament has voted the law on the minimum compulsory vehicle insurance OSAGO, a publication on the People’s Council website reads. The law was presented by the head of budget and finance parliamentary committee Marina Zheinova “with the aim of protecting the interests of DPR citizens and establishing additional […]

Pushilin appoints new acting mayor of DPR second-largest city
11:03, May 24, 2019

Donetsk, May 24 – DAN. The DPR Head Denis Pushilin has dismissed acting mayor of the DPR second-largest city Makeyevka, Valeriy Lyakhovtsev, appointing Sergey Goloschapov instead. Pushilin’s decrees No. 149 and 150 to reshuffle Makeyevka leadership was published at his website. Goloschapov previously occupied the position of the Gornyatskiy city district head. Lyakhovtsev, deputy mayor […]

Kiev forces intensify fire violating ceasefire 18 times in 24 hours
11:01, May 24, 2019

Donetsk, May 24 – DAN. The Ukrainian army violated the ceasefire 18 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 18 times firing 187 shells,” Yakubov said. Dokuchayevsk, Donetsk […]

DPR State Security Ministry tells about bosses of detained Ukrainian servicemen
20:29, May 23, 2019

Donetsk, May 23 – DAN. The Donetsk People’s Republic State Security Ministry (MGB) on Thursday made the first comment on the questioning of the Ukrainian servicemen detained near Donetsk on May 22. “As of now, we confirm the information that planning and carrying out acts of terror in the Republic’s territory was the main objective […]

Detained Ukrainian servicemen confess to planning sabotage against OSCE personnel
15:23, May 23, 2019

Donetsk, May 23 – The Ukrainian servicemen who were detained in the Elenovka area on May 22 confessed to sabotage plans against OSCE Special Monitoring Mission personnel in the Donetsk People’s Republic territory, DPR People’s Militia spokesman Daniil Bezsonov said on Thursday. “The saboteurs are making a confession. They said they had been tasked with […]

Ukrainian forces shell Vasilyevka pumping station area with anti-tank missiles – JCCC
12:19, May 23, 2019

Donetsk, May 23 – DAN. Ukrainian forces opened fire at the Vasilyevka pumping station area outside Yasinovataya, the Donetsk People’s Republic Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) reported on Thursday. “Today, at 10:00, Ukrainian armed formation at the Kamenka settlement opened fire at the Vasilyevka village with anti-tank guided missiles, recoilless […]

Cutting power to Donbass water supply facilities violates intl law – Morozova
11:13, May 23, 2019

Donetsk, May 23 – DAN. Cutting power to Donbass water supply facilities violates norms of international humanitarian law, Donetsk People’s Republic ombudswoman Darya Morozova said. On May 22, the Voda Donbassa company said that it had been notified by the DTEK PES-Energougol electricity supplier that it would cut power to Voda Donbassa facilities starting May […]

Ukrainian forces shell seven DPR settlements with 69 rounds of ammunition over 24 hours – JCCC
10:34, May 23, 2019

Donetsk, May 23 – DAN. Ukrainian army units violated the ceasefire seven times over the past 24 hours firing 69 rounds of ammunition at DPR territory, 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 violated the ceasefire seven […]

First conviction made in Givi murder trial
18:36, May 22, 2019

Donetsk, May 22 – DAN. The DPR Ministry of State Security has announced the first conviction in the Mikhail ‘Givi’ Tolstykh murder trial as the court found a DPR resident Dmitry Batrak had been involved in the crime. “It has been established that Batrak had photographed and filmed administrative buildings in Dontesk, collected information on […]

★ DPR detains Ukrainian saboteurs with explosives and fake documents
14:07, May 22, 2019

Donetsk, May 22 – DAN. Ukrainian troops have been detained by the DPR People’s Militia this morning, the DPR defense said. “As a result of successful operation, a saboteur and reconnaissance squad of the enemy was apprehended. Uniform, car plates and documents similar to those issued in the DRR, and explosives have been recovered. The investigation […]

★ Voda Donbassa might be shut down on May 23 leaving 1.5 mln people without water
14:05, May 22, 2019

Donetsk, May 22 – DAN. The Voda Donbassa water company has received a notification saying that its facilities will be disconnected from power supply on May 23. The company’s press service said that “DTEK PES-Energougol privately owned company has notified Voda Donbassa that it shall stop power supply of filtration stations and pumping stations of […]

Ukrainian army shells the area of Oktyabr checkpoint, DPR south
13:58, May 22, 2019

Donetsk, May 22 – DAN. Ukrainian armed formations delivered strikes on the township of Oktyabr in the DPR south, where a crossing point is located, today, the JCCC said. “A shelling was recorded at 10.40 a.m. originating from Ukrainian positions in Pavlopol on the direction of Oktyabr. Overall, five rounds of 82 mm caliber were […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire 5 times in 24 hours firing 21 rounds
11:29, May 22, 2019

Donetsk, May 22 – DAN. The Ukrainian army violated the ceasefire five times in the past 24 hours, firing 21 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 five times firing 21 shells,” Yakubov said. Dolomitnoye, Ozeryanovka, Shakhta […]

50 delegations from Russia, LPR taking part in Donetsk intl economic forum
16:43, May 21, 2019

Donetsk, May 21 – DAN. The 5th international forum Donbass Innovative Prospects: Infrastructure and Socio-Economic Development opened  at the Donetsk National Technical University on Tuesday, the Donetsk People’s Republic Education and Science Ministry press service said. “The forum gathered more than 1,000 participants including representatives of DPR ministries, research organisations, higher education centres and industrial […]

DPR militia downs Ukrainian drone outside Gorlovka – Bezsonov
15:42, May 21, 2019

Donetsk, May 21 – DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic militiamen shot down a Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicle in the Gorlovka area, DPR People’s Militia spokesman Daniil Bezsonov said on Tuesday. “Ukrainian gunmen on the Gorlovka axis tried to use the UAV for reconnaissance and subsequent fire adjustment,” Bezsonov said. “The drone was spotted on time and […]