DPR spring field works under way after mild weather settles
15:23, March 06, 2017

Donetsk, Mar 6 – DAN. Warm weather in DPR region allowed farmers to start preparing fields for sowing, said the Ministry of Agricultural Policy and Food. “Thanks to mild weather DPR has started preparation of fields, fertilization is under way in all the districts,” says the report. Winter crops have been fertilized on 16,959 ha, […]

Repairs of PTL feeding Donetsk water plant to begin March 7
14:04, March 06, 2017

Donetsk, Mar 6 – DAN. Repair works at power lines feeding Donetsk water treatment plant (DFS) are scheduled for March 7, said DPR Operations Command. “Tomorrow, March 7, engineers plan to begin restoring power transmission lines in vicinity of Krutaya Balks, that feed DFS,” said DPR Operations Command. Russian officers of the Joint Center for […]

DPR Foreign Minister: Reunification program arouses interest among Ukrainian population
12:40, March 06, 2017

Donetsk, Mar 6 – DAN. Humanitarian program of reunification of Donbass people announced by DPR and LPR aroused interest of residents of Kiev-occupied territories and some Ukrainian districts, said DPR acting Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova. “Almost immediately after the hotline telephones of the Reunification Center were published, a lot of incoming calls followed both from […]

DPR Head says Ukraine should learn to live without power and tax revenues from Donbass
16:42, March 03, 2017

Ukraine's budget will lose 2.5-3 billion hryvnias, Kiev Introduces a state of emergency in energy sector

Zakharchenko: Savchenko’s visit unlikely to foster POW exchange
15:12, March 03, 2017

Donetsk, Mar 3 – DAN.  The exchange of prisoners between DPR and Ukraine is unlikely to speed up after Ukrainian MP Nadezhda Savchenko visited Ukrainian POW in Makeyevka, said DPR Head Alexander Zakharchenko. “Will Savchenko’s visit foster the detainees swap? I strongly doubt it,” he said. Zakharchenko said he thought Savchenko had come to DPR […]

First war-time football game to take place on Donbass Arena
14:19, March 03, 2017

The biggest stadium of Donbass was out of use since the war broke out

★ Zakharchenko announces DPR radio and TV expansion to Ukraine
14:06, March 03, 2017

Donetsk, Mar 3 – DAN. DPR TV and radio are expanding coverage to some Ukrainian territories starting today, as DPR Head Alexander Zakharchenko ordered to launch new transmitter as he was speaking at a press conference. “A TV bridge that will show in real time the work of the Ministry of Communication that provided a […]

Mayorsk checkpoint comes under Ukrainian fire
12:15, March 03, 2017

Donetsk, Mar 3 – DAN. Mayorsk checkpoint north of Gorlovka came under Ukrainian fire the previous evening, DPR military source told DAN. “At around 11 p.m. Ukrainian military opened grenade launchers and small arms fire on Mayorsk checkpoint.” Overall 45 rounds were fired. “The shelling occurred outside checkpoint operating hours, no casualties were reported,” the […]

★ Kiev forces shoot down OSCE drone over Donetsk water treatment plant
10:59, March 03, 2017

Earlier Ukrainian armed forces opened fire on DPR positions

Dr. Liza’s humanitarian organization takes 11 Donbass children to Moscow for treatment
10:27, March 03, 2017

Donetsk, Mar 3 – DAN. New president of the international charity organization Spravedlivaya Pomosh (Fair Aid) Ksenia Sokolova took 11 seriously ill children from Donetsk to Russia to receive medical treatment. The bus with children followed by police cars and ambulances is moving towards the Russian border. “We are taking 11 children. Four of them […]

Russia to help boost DPR humanitarian programme – DPR minister
20:47, March 02, 2017

Donetsk, Mar 2 – DAN. Russia’s Emergencies Ministry (EMERCOM) will help the Donetsk People’s Republic expand the humanitarian programme, a DPR official said on Thursday. “Aid packages will be provided to vulnerable population groups, pensioners, disabled children and single parent families,” DPR Emergencies Minister Alexey Kostrubitskiy told a news briefing on Donetsk, adding that the […]

Donetsk, Kiev to carry out joint Donetsk water treatment plant inspection on Friday
19:55, March 02, 2017

Donetsk, Mar 2 – DAN. DPR and Ukrainian representatives plan to carry out a joint inspection of the Donetsk Water Treatment Plant (DFS) and adjacent area on Friday, a Republic’s defence source told Donetsk News Agency. “At today’s conference attended by officials from OSCE, Joint Centre for Control and Coordination, Voda Donbassa water supply company […]

★ DPR authorities expose ‘gross violations’ at humanitarian foundation, launch inspection
19:44, March 02, 2017

The humanitarian aid was brought into DPR territory without quality or quantity control

★ DPR prosecutors confirm Ukraine’s use of Buk anti-aircraft system over Makeyevka
17:12, March 02, 2017

Donetsk, Mar 2 – DAN. The fragments found in Makeyevka in early February belong to Buk anti-aircraft system munition, DPR Prosecutor General’s Office Investigation Department confirmed to Donetsk News Agency on Thursday. “According to the Interior Ministry’s expert examination centre, the metal pieces had been one whole, namely ZUR 9M38M1, a BUK missile,” a prosecutor […]

Donetsk water treatment plant poised to resume operation
16:50, March 02, 2017

DFS came under a massive Ukrainian forces strike on 24 February night

244,000 DPR residents sign Donbass peace petition
15:49, March 02, 2017

Donetsk, Mar 2 – DAN. More than 244,000 DPR residents have signed the petition urging three world leaders to stop Kiev’s genocide in Donbass, “Donetsk Republic” parliament faction chairman Alexander Kostenko said on Thursday. “As of today, 244,436 signatures have been collected. It’s a very good result; we’ll improve it,” Kostenko said. On 31 January, […]

Ukrainian forces shell DPR 1,500 times over past 24 hours, Grad MLRS spotted on south axis
15:20, March 02, 2017

Donetsk, Mar 2 – DAN. The situation in the Donetsk People’s Republic remains tense, Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire more than 1,500 times over the past 24 hours, DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin said on Thursday. “Ukrainian army shelled DPR territory 1,520 times over the past 24 hours, using heavy artillery 25 times, […]

Donbass Post launches medicine home delivery for pensioners, disabled persons
15:19, March 02, 2017

Donetsk, Mar 2 – DAN.Dokuchayevsk, a town south of Donetsk, became the first DPR settlement where state-owned Donbass post launched medicine home delivery. “The project (home delivery of medicines – eds Donetsk News Agency) was launched in Dokuchayevsk in mid-February. It has proved quite successful; people make such requests and we take orders especially from […]

★ DPR, LPR urge OSCE to facilitate access to Kiev-controlled hazardous infrastructure
17:32, March 01, 2017

Permanent and transparent control shall guarantee ecological safety of Donbass

DPR, LPR showcase in Minsk their humanitarian program for Donbass people reunification
17:31, March 01, 2017

Donetsk, Mar 1 – DAN. DPR and LPR showcased their humanitarian program on Donbass people reunification today in Minsk. “Within the framework of today’s meeting of Humanitarian subgroup of the Contact Group we presented the humanitarian program on Donbass people reunification, announced earlier by DPR and LPR Heads Alexander Zakharchenko and Igor Plotnitskiy,” DPR and […]