★ OFFICIAL: Denis Pushilin wins the Head Election with 60.85 percent
14:30, November 12, 2018

Donetsk, Nov 12 – DAN. Denis Pushilin, who is the current DPR Interim Head, has won the election by majority. The final ballot count has shown that he gained support of 60.85 percent of voters. He was loosely followed by: Roman Khramenkov – 14.2 Elena Shishkina – 9.3 Roman Evstifeyev – 7.75 Vladimir Medvedev – […]

OSCE UAV disappeared in Ukrainian-controlled territory – Basurin
17:27, November 13, 2018

Donetsk, Nov 13 – DAN. The OSCE unmanned aerial vehicle was flying over Kiev-held part of Donbass when it disappeared on October 27, Donetsk People’s Republic People’s Militia deputy chief Eduard Basurin said at a press briefing in Donetsk. “As part of the effort to help in the search for the missing OSCE Special Monitoring […]

South Ossetia president congratulates Denis Pushilin on winning DPR Head of Republic election
19:19, November 13, 2018

Donetsk, Nov 13 – DAN. Republic of South Ossetia President Anatoly Bibilov congratulated Denis Pushilin on his election as Head of the Donetsk People’s Republic. “I congratulate you in connection with your election to the post of Head of the Donetsk People’s Republic. Your sweeping victory clearly shows high confidence and support of DPR’s residents,” […]

DPR ombudswoman details Ukrainian UAV attacks on settlements to intl organisations
13:03, November 13, 2018

Donetsk, Nov 13 – DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic ombudswoman Darya Morozova has sent reports on Ukrainian drone strikes at peaceful DPR settlements to international organisations. “In violation of the international humanitarian law banning attacks on civilian facilities and indiscriminate attacks in the course of military operations, Ukrainian armed forces on November 7 delivered an airstrike […]

Ukrainian forces fire 26 rounds at DPR over 24 hours, use mortars – JCCC
10:09, November 13, 2018

Donetsk, Nov 13 – DAN. Ukrainian army units violated the ceasefire 11 times over the past 24 hours firing 26 rounds of ammunition at the Donetsk People’s Republic, Head of the DPR Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination Ruslan Yakubov said on Tuesday. “Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian forces violated the […]

★ OFFICIAL: Donetsk Republic movement wins control of Parliament
14:36, November 12, 2018

Donetsk, Nov 12 – DAN. The Donetsk Republic social movement has won the majority of seats in the Parliament, the Central Election Commission announced. The final official vote count has revealed that the Donetsk Republic has won control over the Parliament with 72.5 percent of votes. Its rival Free Donbass has secured 26.0 percent. The […]

Russian presidential aide Surkov congratulates Pasechnik and Pushilin
12:25, November 12, 2018

Donetsk, Nov 12 – DAN. Russian presidential aide Vladislav Surkov has extended his congratulations to DPR Interim Head Denis Pushilin  and LPR acting head Leonid Pasechnik after they both won November 11 elections in their Republics, said Alexey Chesnakov, political scientist and director of the Center for Current Politics, speaking to the TASS News Agency. […]

97,52% of ballots counted, Pushilin poised to win with 60,9 pc
10:42, November 12, 2018

Donetsk, Nov 12 – DAN. Denis Pushilin is poised to win the elections as 97,52 percent of ballots have been counted. “Denis Pushilin gets support of 60,9%, as 97,52 percent of ballots have been counted,” said Olga Pozdnyakova, chairwoman of the Central Election Commission. She is followed by Roman Khramenkov with 14,1%, Elena Shishkina with […]

★ Pushilin leads DPR Head election with 61.5 pc votes as 76.4 pc of ballots are counted
3:38, November 12, 2018

Donetsk, Nov 12 – DAN. Denis Pushilin is leading the DPR Head election as 76.4 percent of ballots have been counted. Pushilin has secured 61.5 percent of votes so far, Central Election Commission reported. He is followed by Roman Khramenkov (12.4 pc), Vladimir Medvedev (10.1 pc), Elena Shishkina (9.6 pc) and Roman Evstifeyev (6.4 pc). […]

Donetsk Republic movement is winning DPR parliament election
0:57, November 12, 2018

Donetsk, Nov 12 – DAN. The Donetsk Republic social movement is leading the DPR parliament race as the 27.19 pc of votes counted show. Donetsk Republic gets support of 74.3 percent so far, said Olga Pozdnyakova, chairwoman of the Central Election Commission. It’s rival Free Donbass has secured 25.7 percent so far. *ot

★ 27.19 pc of ballots counted, Pushilin poised to win with 57.3 pc
0:33, November 12, 2018

Donetsk, Nov 12 – DAN. Denis Pushilin is poised to win the DPR Head election as 27.19 percent of ballots have been counted. “27.19 percent of ballots have been counted,” said Olga Pozdnyakova, chairwoman of the Central Election Commission. Denis Pushilin gets support of 57.3 percent so far. Roman Khramenkov has secured 17.3 percent. He […]

Pushilin: World shall take Donbass into account
22:26, November 11, 2018

Donetsk, Nov 11 – DAN. The international community has to take Donbass into account, said DPR Interim Head Denis Pushilin. “Today we have witnessed a landmark historic event, making it obvious for everyone that we are the state to be taken into account throughout the world. No one is allowed to ignore people’s will. We […]

★ 1.6 million voters cast ballots at DPR elections – preliminary
21:23, November 11, 2018

Donetsk, Nov 11 – DAN. Voter turnout at the Head and Parliamentary elections has reached 80.1 percent by the time polling stations in DPR closed at 8 p.m. (UTC+3). “At 8 p.m. sharp the voting wrapped up, all 408 polling stations closed. As of 8 p.m., the turnout was at 80.1 percent. Preliminary, the total […]

Observer: West contests democracy when protests elections in Donbass
19:04, November 11, 2018

Donetsk, Nov 11 – DAN. Western countries have demonstrated their anti-democratic stance by protesting against Donbass elections, said an observer from Finland Johan Bäckman. “Ukraine and Western countries began anti-election rhetoric right after the DPR Head Alexander Zakharchenko was assassinated. When the West steps up against elections, it steps up against democracy.” Bäckman said that […]

Voter turnout at DPR elections at 76.2 percent as of 6 p.m.
18:38, November 11, 2018

Donetsk, Nov 11 – DAN. Voter turnout at the Head and Parliamentary elections has surpassed 76 percent as of 6 p.m. (UTC+3), DPR Central Election Commission chairwoman Olga Pozdnyakova told journalists. “Voter turnout as of 6 p.m. was at 76.2 percent,” she said. Today DPR residents are able to cast ballots at 408 polling stations […]

Voter turnout at DPR elections reaches 71.4 percent by 4 p.m.
16:39, November 11, 2018

Donetsk, Nov 11 – DAN. Voter turnout at the Head and Parliamentary elections has surpassed 70 percent as of 4 p.m. (UTC+3), DPR Central Election Commission chairwoman Olga Pozdnyakova told journalists. “Voter turnout as of 4 p.m. was at 71.4 percent,” she said. Today DPR residents are able to cast ballots at 408 polling stations […]

Observers report unprecedentedly high turnout for DPR Elections
16:04, November 11, 2018

Donetsk, Nov 11 – DAN. The DPR elections and high turnout have revealed the Republic’s viability, observer from Belgium said. “We are trying to establish the Flemish Republic in Belgium, but have not achieved it yet. The elections, given such a strong voter activity, are democratic, testifying to Republic’s viability,” said Jan Penris, Belgian MP. […]

DPR retains full control over the contact line on the Elections Day
15:04, November 11, 2018

Donetsk, Nov 11 – DAN. The situation along the contact line remains under control of the DPR People’s Militia, said the head of the DPR People’s Militia command press service Daniil Bezsonov. “Currently the situation remains controlled. The DPR units are ready to contain any provocative activity.” Earlier the DPR called on Ukraine to adhere […]

Voter participation at DPR elections surges past 65 pc by 2 p.m.
14:41, November 11, 2018

Donetsk, Nov 11 – DAN. Voter turnout at the Head and Parliamentary elections has surpassed 65 percent as of 2 p.m. (UTC+3), DPR Central Election Commission chairwoman Olga Pozdnyakova told journalists. “Voter turnout as of 2 p.m. was at 65.9 percent,” she said. Five candidates are running for Head of Donetsk People’s Republic: Denis Pushilin, […]

Observers report high voter turnout, no important irregularities
13:00, November 11, 2018

Donetsk, Nov 11 – DAN. The high voter turnout at the DPR and LPR elections show that the Republics are ready to keep following the path of integration with Russia, said an observer from Russia, deputy of the State Duma Andrey Kozenko. “High voter activity shows the Republic is committed to the way people have […]