Ukraine ready to hand over 88 prisoners to Donetsk – Morozova
12:16, December 10, 2019

Donetsk, Dec 10 – DAN. Kiev has put 88 Donetsk People’s Republic supporters held in Ukraine on the prisoner exchange list, DPR ombudswoman Darya Morozova told reporters on Tuesday. “As of now, Ukraine has confirmed 88 people and we have confirmed 53 people to Ukraine,” Morozova said. On Monday, Paris hosted a summit of the […]

Kiev shows weakness in Donbass contact line disengagement issue – DPR Head
15:12, December 10, 2019

Donetsk, Dec 10 – DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic Head Denis Pushilin said that he was disappointed with Ukraine’s refusal to begin the disengagement of forces and hardware along the entire contact line in Donbass. “As for the disengagement of forces and hardware, we express our disappointment because the Normandy Four” leaders’ aides reached an accord […]

DPR welcomes “Normandy Four” prisoner exchange accords – Morozova
12:29, December 10, 2019

Donetsk, Dec 10 – DAN. Donetsk welcomes the “Normandy Four” decision to contribute to prisoner exchange between the Donbass Republics and Ukraine, Donetsk People’s Republic ombudswoman Darya Morozova told reporters on Tuesday. “We welcome these accords, because the DPR has been insisting on it for two years, so two years on, we can say that […]

Donetsk suggests Russian parliament setting up interfactional group on Donbass
15:40, December 10, 2019

Donetsk, Dec 10 – DAN. Participants in the round table discussion on the results of Donbass-Russia integration and its prospects have adopted a resolution on supporting Donbass. “The document brings forward a proposal to the State Duma (lower house of the Russian parliament) to consider setting up an interfactional working group on interaction with the […]

Donetsk resident gets five years for involvement in terrorism
12:17, December 10, 2019

Donetsk, Dec 10 – DAN. A resident of Donetsk has been sentenced to five years in prison for participation in a terrorist group, the Donetsk People’s Republic Prosecutor General’s Office press service reported on Tuesday. The person fulfilled the assignments detrimental to the DPR security, given by an agent of the Security Service of Ukraine […]

95th Russian humanitarian aid convoy to arrive in Donetsk on December 12
11:32, December 10, 2019

Donetsk, Dec 10 – DAN. The 95th humanitarian aid convoy of the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry (EMERCOM) will arrive in the Donetsk People’s Republic on December 12, the DPR Emergencies Ministry press service reported on Tuesday. “EMERCOM’s 95th humanitarian aid convoy will arrive in the DPR on December 12, 2019,” the press service said. According […]

Ukrainian army shells DPR seven times over 24 hours, damage to housing reported – JCCC
11:31, December 10, 2019

Donetsk, Dec 10 – DAN. Ukrainian army units violated the ceasefire seven times over the past 24 hours firing some 100 rounds of ammunition at the Donetsk People’s Republic territory, the DPR Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination reported on Tuesday. “Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian armed formations violated the ceasefire […]

DPR reports damage to housing following Ukrainian attack
15:37, December 09, 2019

Donetsk, Dec 9 – DAN. DPR Mission to the JCCC has reported damage to housing in western Donetsk following Ukrainian shelling. Houses on Kotovskogo, Shevchenko, Kotsyubinskogo, Zhukovskogo streets have been damaged. Roofs, windows, fences have been hit as well as an outbuilding. No casualties have been reported. Ukrainian army launched an attack on Staromikhailovka at […]

Ukrainian army shells western Donetsk – JCCC
14:01, December 09, 2019

Donetsk, Dec 9 – DAN. Ukrainian forces shelled Staromikhailovka in wesyern Donetsk with mortars, the Republic’s Mission to the JCCC said. “At 12.50 p.m. Ukrainian army targeted Staromikhailovka township in western Donetsk firing five rounds of 82 mm caliber.” Ukrainian armed formations violated the ceasefire 59 times during the past week firing over 350 rounds […]

DPR resident sentenced to 14 years in prison for espionage
10:52, December 09, 2019

Donetsk, Dec 9 – DAN. A DPR resident has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for spying in favor of Ukrainian security service, the DPR Prosecutor General’s Office press service said. “A criminal investigation by the DPR Ministry of State Security revealed that Stavtsev E.Yu. was visiting DPR in June-October 2017 on assignment of […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire 6 times in 24 hours
10:10, December 09, 2019

Donetsk, Dec 9 – DAN. Kiev 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 47.” Townships on Donetsk, Gorlovka axes were […]

DPR stands against “updates” to the Minsk Agreements
16:22, December 06, 2019

Donetsk, Dec 6 – DAN. The Minsk Agreements have been endorsed and approved by the international community and their “modernization” is out of question, said DPR representative at the security subgroup of the Contact Group Alexey Nikonorov. Earlier Ukrainian representative at the Minsk talks Alexey Reznikov said that the Minsk Agreements should be updated following […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire 53 times in a week, four people killed
16:04, December 06, 2019

Donetsk, Dec 6 – DAN. Ukrainian armed formations violated the ceasefire over 53 times this week, said DPR People’s Militia deputy chief-of-staff Eduard Basurin. “Over the week, 53 ceasefire violations were recorded; 19 townships were targeted with 41 rounds of 120 and 82 mm caliber, 71 grenade launcher rounds, 15 IFVs gun rounds; small arms […]

Kiev forces shell Donetsk with grenade launchers and IFVs – JCCC
14:32, December 06, 2019

Donetsk, Dec 6 – DAN. Ukrainian army shelled northern and western Donetsk with grenade laucnhers and IFVs guns, the DPR mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) said. “Ukrainian armed formations opened fire on the direction of Peski – Donetsk (Volvo Center) firing 40 BMP-2 gun rounds at 1.30 p.m.” Earlier, at […]

Pushilin calls on Zelensky to stop wittering and commit to Minsk Agreements
14:14, December 06, 2019

Donetsk, Dec 6 – DAN. DPR does not need assistance in maintaining order from a person who cannot deal with the situation within his country, said DPR Head Denis Pushilin commenting on idea of the Ukrainian president Vladimir Zelensky to form a “municipal guard” in Donbass. Earlier Ukrainian president said that he plans to propose […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire 9 times in 24 hours
10:29, December 06, 2019

Donetsk, Dec 6 – DAN. Kiev forces violated the ceasefire nine 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 nine. The total number of rounds fired is 32.” Townships on Donetsk, Gorlovka and Mariupol […]

Minsk process makes no sense if Kiev selects opponents in negotiations at will – Nikonorova
19:50, December 05, 2019

Donetsk, Dec 5 – DAN. Ukrainian authorities have to give up the idea of replacing  Contact Group members and begin the implementation of the peace accords, Donetsk People’s Republic Foreign Minister, the Republic’s envoy to the Minsk talks Natalia Nikonorova said on Thursday. Earlier, Ukrainian presidential aide Andrey Yermak said at the Royal Institute of […]

Zelensky has to stop threatening Donbass, start implementing Minsk accords – DPR parliamentarian
18:12, December 05, 2019

Donetsk, Dec 5 – DAN. The Ukrainian leadership must start implementing the Minsk accords to establish peace in the region instead of threatening the Donbass people, Donetsk People’s Republic parliamentarian Vladislav Rusanov said on Thursday. Earlier this week, Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky said in an interview, which was conducted jointly by Time, Le Monde, Der Spiegel and Gazeta […]

Donetsk Drama Theatre troupe to perform at international festival
18:03, December 05, 2019

Donetsk, Dec 5 – DAN. Artists of the M. Brovun Donetsk State Academic Musical and Drama Theatre have left for the Ulyanovsk, Russia, which is hosting the 5th international theatre festival “History of Russia. Motherland and Fates,” the Theatre reported on Thursday. “The group that performs in Alexander Pushkin’s Young Lady Peasant has left for […]

Eurasian Economic Union certificates to be issued to DPR exporters
17:52, December 05, 2019

Donetsk, Dec 5 – DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic food producers can have their products certified as meeting the requirements of the Customs Union and the Eurasian Economic Union which is essential for trade in the Russian Federation, Donetskstandartmetrologiya state-owned company deputy director general for standartisation and certification Yelena Klimenko said at a meeting in the […]

Donbass residents set up commission to assess damage caused by Ukrainian army
17:52, December 05, 2019

Donetsk, Dec 5 – DAN. Activists of the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics have set up a public commission to assess the damage caused by Ukrainian army strikes. Earlier in the day several dozen Donbass Republics residents gathered at Donetsk school No 63. “I understand the commission’s significance because our school, as the whole Kuibyshevskiy district […]

Ukrainian forces violate ceasefire seven times on contact line with DPR over 24 hours – JCCC
10:43, December 05, 2019

Donetsk, Dec 5 – DAN. Ukrainian army units violated the ceasefire seven times over the past 24 hours firing 21 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 seven  […]

Russian humanitarian aid convoy arrives in Donetsk
9:28, December 05, 2019

Donetsk, Dec 5 – DAN. The 94th Russian humanitarian aid convoy arrived in Donetsk on Thursday, the Donetsk People’s Republic Emergencies Ministry press service told the Donetsk News Agency. “On December 5, 2019, the 94th humanitarian aid convoy of the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry arrived in the DPR,” a press service representative said. The cargo […]

DPR pays 130 mln RUB of Ukrainian debts to Voda Donbassa employees
21:16, December 04, 2019

Donetsk, Dec 4 – DAN. DPR authorities paid 130 mln rubles of Ukrainian debts to the Voda Donbassa employees, said the head of the People’s Council committee on policy, foreign policy, information policy and information technologies Vladislav Berdichevskiy. “Employees of the Voda Donbassa company were paid 130 mln rubles of salary arrears.” Further 240 mln […]

Operation that killed two Colonels was plotted in secret from SBU head and president
18:37, December 04, 2019

Donetsk, Dec 4– DAN. The saboteur operation of the Alfa unit of the Ukrainian security service was developed in secret from the service head and the country’s president by the head of the special operations center Lt Gen Alexander Ustimenko, said the DPR Ministry of State Security Head Mikhail Popov. “The operation was planned without […]