Ukraine’s ‘reintegration’ law creates legal groundwork for conflict escalation – Zakharchenko
13:54, January 18, 2018

Kiev shows unwillingness to adhere to peaceful settlement

Kiev’s ‘reintegration’ bill pushes Donbass farther away from Ukraine – envoy
15:33, January 18, 2018

Reference to Russia as ‘aggressor country’ can have far-reaching consequences

Ukraine’s Donbass law disregards Minsk Agreements guarantors’ peacemaking – minister
16:55, January 18, 2018

‘Reintegration’ law contradicts international law and common sense as well

United Donbass Foundation pays RUR 43 million worth of financial aid in 2017
17:50, January 18, 2018

Donetsk, Jan 18 – DAN. United Donbass Foundation paid 43 million rubles worth of financial assistance to the needy Donbass residents last year, Foundation chairman Oleg Balykin said on Thursday. United Donbass Foundation, under the aegis of the Donbass people reunification humanitarian programme, is continuing to help residents in a difficult situation,” Balykin said. “In […]

Number of vacancies in DPR employment centres databases increases threefold over year
12:39, January 18, 2018

Donetsk, Jan 18 – DAN. The number of vacancies in DPR employment centres databases has increased by 3.5 times over a year, Republican Employment Centre Director Tamara Kozenko told Donetsk News Agency on Thursday. “As of 1 January 2018 there were 6,402 permanent jobs in the databases compared with 1,812 a year ago; it’s a […]

Political subgroup to discuss Donbass status law at first meeting in Minsk in 2018
11:21, January 18, 2018

Donetsk, Jan 18 – DAN. The Contact Group political subgroup at its meeting in Minsk on Thursday will discuss a middle course to enforce the Donbass special status law, the DPR Foreign Ministry press service told Donetsk News Agency. “The key issue at today’s meeting in Minsk is a compromise in enforcing the law on […]

Ukrainian army strikes leave 560 houses in Dokuchayevsk area without electricity
10:31, January 18, 2018

Donetsk, Jan 18 – DAN. More than 500 houses in Yasnoye settlement outside Dokuchayevsk suffered blackouts as a result of shelling by Ukrainian forces, DPR Operations Command said on Thursday. “A high voltage cable was damaged in Yasnoye neighbourhood which left 560 houses and a boiler station without electricity,” it said. DPR Operations Command recorded […]

Two ICUs open in the Donetsk Central Hospital neurological department
17:09, January 17, 2018

DPR MPs Igor and Angelica Dobros (Donetsk Republic parliamentary group) assisted the building of the ICUs

Donetsk authorities to asphalt streets in frontline communities
17:05, January 17, 2018

Donetsk, Jan 17 – DAN. Donetsk city utility services company is going to repair 400,000 sq.km of roads in 2018, acting head of Donetsk administration Alexey Kulemzin told Evening Donetsk newspaper. “This year the city utility services company is going to repair 398,000 sq.km of roads.” He said, 26 roads in the private housing areas […]

DPR employment centers assist nearly 600 disabled persons in 2017
13:16, January 17, 2018

Overall, 922 job opportunities for disabled people were registered, making it 200 offers more than in 2016

The OSCE SMM willing to assist MTS Ukraine operator resumption of work
13:11, January 17, 2018

The SMM is ready to assist the repairs by carrying out mirror patrols on the both sides of the contact line

Ukrainian forces expend 100 rounds firing at DPR in 24 hours
13:02, January 17, 2018

Donetsk, Jan 17 – DAN. Ukrainian army shelled the DPR territory with 100 rounds in the past 24 hours, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov. “The overall number of rounds fired is 100,” he said. He said Kiev forces opened the most intense fire on Donetsk and […]

DPR has some 60 registered print media – Antipov
16:44, January 16, 2018

Donetsk, Jan 16 – DAN. The Donetsk People’s Republic has some 60 print media, the Republic’s acting Information Minister Igor Antipov told Donetsk News Agency. “As for newspapers, we have about 60; of those 20 are state-owned publications, the rest are commercial,” the minister said. He underlined that the current number of newspapers was insufficient […]

Russian media plan to open offices in DPR in 2018 – Antipov
14:09, January 16, 2018

Donetsk, Jan 16 – DAN. Russian mass media plan to open their offices in the Donetsk People’s Republic this year, acting DPR Information Minister Igor Antipov told Donetsk News Agency. “Plans are in place to open Russian media offices in the Republic,” Antipov said adding that he could not tell at this point whether they […]

DPR Phoenix mobile operator adds 30,000 new customers in a day – minister
12:50, January 16, 2018

Donetsk, Jan 16 – DAN. Thirty thousand new customers joined the Phoenix mobile operator in a day, DPR Communications Minister Viktor Yatsenko said on Tuesday. “Phoenix has gained 80,000 new customers since Vodafone blackout,” Yatsenko said. “Yesterday, 30,000 new users joined the domestic operator network.” On Monday, the minister said the available stocks of cheapest […]

Ukrainian forces violate ‘New Year ceasefire’ seven times over 24 hours – DPR Operations Command
12:12, January 16, 2018

Six settlements in the Republic came under Ukrainian army units fire

DPR State Security detains nearly 250 espionage and high treason suspects in 2017
18:05, January 15, 2018

Donetsk, Jan 15 – DAN. The DPR Ministry of State Security (MGB) in 2017 detained 246 people on suspicion of espionage and high treason, the ministry’s press service said. “In 2017 alone, the MGB revealed and detained 246 people suspected of espionage and high treason, 148 of them are state officials who were intimidated into […]

Zakharchenko: Ukraine shuts down MTS-Ukraine in Donbass in another round of information war
17:22, January 15, 2018

DPR Head promises the Republic will address the new challenge

DPR soldier killed, three injured as Kiev shells Republic – Operations Command
16:46, January 15, 2018

Donetsk, Jan 15 – DAN. One DPR soldier was killed, three injured by Kiev forces’ fire in the past 24 hours, said DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin. “As the result of enemy’s attacks one Republican defender died, three sustained injuries,” he said. Earlier the DPR Command said 13 violations of the New Year […]

MPs of Donetsk Republic parliamentary group visit frontline positions 16 times in 2017
11:21, January 15, 2018

Donetsk, Jan 15 – DAN. The MPs of the Donetsk Republic parliamentary group made 16 visits to frontline DPR military positions, said the wing’s leader Alexander Kostenko. “From September 2017, military deputies’ visits to soldiers at frontline positions were initiated. Overall, 16 tours were organized, to Yasinovataya, Gorlovka, Peski area, Kominternovo, etc.,” he said. Deputies […]