Kiev strikes burn down a house, damage six more buildings in Kominternovo
12:20, December 19, 2016

Donetsk, Dec 19 – DAN. Ukrainian forces opened fire on Kominternovo village in DPR south this morning, burning down a private house and damaging six more buildings, gas supply was cut off and the village was partially out of power. “This morning, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Ukrainian forces shelled Kominternovo, gas pipe was […]

Kiev shelling damages residential house, pig farm and power lines on Donetsk and Gorlovka outskirts
11:56, December 19, 2016

Donetsk, Dec 19 – DAN. Kiev shelling damaged a residential house, a pig farm and power transmission lines on Gorlovka and Donetsk outskirts, local authorities said. “Ukrainian armed forces shelling damaged a pig farm in Molochnoye village, and three PTLs,” acting mayor of Gorlovka Ivan Prikhodko told DAN. No casualties were reported. Prikhodko said repair […]

DPR Minister: Republic’s science and education regain Russian World identity
20:26, December 16, 2016

Donetsk, Dec 16 – DAN. DPR professionals become sought-after as in times of the Soviet Union, as the Republic cooperates with the Russian Federation and its science and education regain Russian World identity, said Tatiana Polyakova, DPR Minister of Education and Science speaking at a round table on political results of the year and inter-regional […]

Experts: DPR Primary paved way for formation of a civil society
20:04, December 16, 2016

Donetsk, Dec 16 – DAN. The Primary that took place in DPR on October, 2 paved way for formation of a civil society, such conclusion was made at today’s round table of the experts and political analysts who discussed the results of this year’s Primary and its results in view of establishing new administrative elite […]

Political experts: Ukraine deliberately protracts the work of the Contact Group
19:10, December 16, 2016

Donetsk, Dec 16 – DAN. Ukraine deliberately protracts the work of the Contact Group on peaceful resolution of the Donbass conflict; such conclusion was made at today’s round table of the experts and political analysts who discussed the results of this year’s work in Minsk and the key issues on the way to achieve a […]

DPR ombudswoman: Number of casualties in 2016 amounted to 314 killed and 406 wounded
17:25, December 16, 2016

Donetsk, Dec 16 – DAN. The number of casualties of Ukrainian armed forces offensive in Donbass amounted to 314 killed and 406 wounded in 2016, DPR ombudswoman Daria Morozova said delivering her annual report to the lawmakers of DPR People’s Council. “Since the beginning of 2016 in DPR three children were killed, the total death toll […]

DPR Command shows journalists downed Ukrainian attack drone
16:19, December 16, 2016

Беспилотник из пенопласта оснащен пластичным взрывчатым веществом и электродетонатором

DPR Command: Ukrainian forces shell Republic more than 9 thousand times over week
15:01, December 16, 2016

Donetsk, Dec 16 – DAN. Ukrainian forces shelled Donetsk People’s Republic more than nine thousand times over the past week, a DPR defense official said. “The number of strikes declined, compared with the previous week, by almost 1,500 and amounted to 9,041. Artillery, tanks and mortars were employed to shell the Republic in 2,733 cases,” […]

Zakharchenko Annual Speech: DPR should upscale economic integration with Russia
14:43, December 16, 2016

He emphasized that economics is not the only priority, "cultural integration should also be in place"

DPR ready for “228 for 42” prisoners swap
12:34, December 16, 2016

Still DPR insists on the "all for all" swap

Russia’s 59th humanitarian convoy to deliver aid and New Year presents to DPR on Dec. 22
10:50, December 16, 2016

Donetsk, Dec 16 – DAN.  Russia’s 59th humanitarian convoy is to arrive in DPR on December 22 and to bring New Year presents, the Republics Emergencies Ministry said. “Russia’s 59th humanitarian convoy will arrive in DPR on December 22. The aid includes medication, baby formula, living essentials and New Year presents.” Overall the convoy is […]

Famous DPR doctor Emil Fistal performs 15 unique surgeries over year
20:14, December 15, 2016

Donetsk, Dec 15 – DAN. Head of the Gusak Donetsk Emergency and Restorative Surgery Institute Emil Fistal performed more than 15 unique skin grafting surgeries over a year. “Complex skin graft surgeries were performed over the last year. Compared with most cases, they were unique, with donor skin taken from family members,” Thermal Injuries Department […]

DPR activists pass documents on Ukrainian war crimes in Donbass to ICC
17:04, December 15, 2016

Donetsk, Dec 15 – DAN. The public committee for registering Ukrainian authorities’ war crimes in Donbass passed evidence of 30 crimes of Ukrainian army to the International Criminal Court in the Hague, a commission representative told a news conference on Thursday. “We handed over materials on 30 crimes committed by Ukrainian forces in Donbass. Of […]

DPR militiaman killed by Ukrainian forces shelling – Basurin
16:16, December 15, 2016

Donetsk, Dec 15 – DAN. A DPR militiaman was killed as Ukrainian forces shelled DPR positions, DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin told a news briefing at Donetsk News Agency on Thursday. “One DPR militiaman was killed as Kiev forces shelled out positions with mortars,” Basurin said. Earlier on Thursday, DPR Command said Kiev […]

DPR leader condemns Ukrainian army Mayorskoye checkpoint deadly attack
15:15, December 15, 2016

onetsk, Dec 15 – DAN. DPR Head Aleksander Zakharchenko said on Thursday Ukrainian forces resort to terror against civilians in Kiev controlled territory as he condemned Ukraine’s latest checkpoint attack which left two civilians dead. “An outrageous crime occurred yesterday. (Ukrainian forces) are making all efforts to terrorize civilians. I’ve been following the developments since […]

Extending Minsk talks to 2017 is ‘logical’ – DPR’s Zakharchenko
14:54, December 15, 2016

The Donbass peace plan is based on the Contact Group’s Minsk agreements dated 20 September 2014 and 12 February 2015

Zakharchenko says offered POW exchange options at meeting with Nadiya Savchenko in Minsk
14:11, December 15, 2016

All-for-all prisoner exchange is a key article of the Minsk Agreements

Ukrainian army fires 160 rounds at DPR frontline areas overnight
12:04, December 15, 2016

Donetsk, Dec15 – DAN. Ukrainian forces fired 160 artillery and mortar rounds at the outskirts of Donetsk, Dokuchayevsk, Gorlovka, Yasinovataya and south DPR villages since Wednesday evening, a DPR defence source told Donetsk News Agency. “From 6 p.m. to midnight, Ukrainian military targeted Dokuchayevsk with 30 122mm artillery rounds. They also fired 130 82mm and […]

DPR second Representative Office in the EU opens in Turin, Italy
22:33, December 14, 2016

The first DPR Representative Office was opened in June, in the Czech Republic

DPR ombudswoman: Kiev firing at Mayorskoye checkpoint reveals its deep disregard for human rights
18:33, December 14, 2016

Donetsk, Dec 14 – DAN. The Kiev forces shooting at Mayorskoye checkpoint that resulted in two civilian deaths shows Ukraine’s disregard for human rights, the Republic’s ombudswoman Daria Morozova said on Tuesday. “Today’s tragedy that claimed two lives has again showed that Ukraine ignores human rights asserted by international humanitarian law. By firing at a […]