Ukrainian forces fire 400 rounds at DPR territory over 24 hours – JCCC
10:22, February 15, 2018

Donetsk, Jan 15 – DAN. Ukrainian forces fired nearly 400 rounds of ammunition at DPR frontline areas over the past 24 hours, head of DPR Mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov said on Thursday. “Overall, Ukrainian army units expended 391 rounds of ammunition,” Yakubov said. Northern and western outskirts […]

DPR-LPR trade increases eight-fold over two years – official
19:54, February 14, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 14 – DAN. Trade turnover between the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics reached nine billion rubles last year, acting DPR Industry and Trade Minister Alexey Granovskiy told Donetsk News Agency on Wednesday. “In 2017, two-way trade was worth nine billion rubles; it increased two-fold from the previous year, and eight-fold from 2015,” Granovskiy […]

Pushilin urges OSCE to prevent new Ukrainian army aggression in Donbass
18:46, February 14, 2018

DPR draws attention to the strengthening of Ukrainian forces positions along the whole contact line

Two Dokuchayevsk schools come under Ukrainian forces fire, damage reported
15:32, February 14, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 14 – DAN. Two schools were damaged in Dokuchayevsk in shelling by Ukrainian forces on Wednesday afternoon, DPR Operations Command said. “The strike at Dokuchayevsk damaged the school at 65 Lenina Street (a hit at the teachers’ room, wrecked frontage and windows) and the boarding school at 40 Lenina Street (a hit at […]

School, apartment house damaged as Ukrainian forces shell Dokuchayevsk – DPR Operations Command
15:10, February 14, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 14 – DAN. Ukrainian forces shelled Dokuchayevsk town on Wednesday afternoon damaging a school and an apartment house, DPR Operation Command said. “Ukrainian gunmen delivered a strike at Dokuchayevsk at around 12:00 a.m. today. The shelling had been planned and targeted school No 3,” an Operations Command officer said. “The strike started a […]

DPR Transport Ministry to repair 170 kilometres of intercity roads in 2018
14:16, February 14, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 14 – DAN. DPR road construction teams will repair some 170 kilometres of motorways this year, the Republic’s acting Transport Minister Igor Andriyenko told a news briefing here on Wednesday. “Our workschedule 2018 envisions repairs of some 170 kilometres of roads,” Andriyenko said. Works have been planned for motorways of state significance such […]

Kiev strikes damage 36 houses, infrastructure facilities in DPR since late December – JCCC
12:03, February 14, 2018

400 violations by Ukrainian forces since 23 December ceasefire came into force

DPR Vodafone network disruption has nothing to do with operator’s debt – minister
11:17, February 14, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 14 – DAN. Suspended operation of Vodafone (MTS-Ukraine) mobile operator in the Donetsk People’s Republic has nothing to do with the company’s electricity debt, DPR Communications Minister Viktor Yatsenko told Donetsk News Agency on Wednesday. “Vodafone electricity bills have nothing to do with fact that the operator’s service is still unavailable in DPR. […]

DPR Operations Command denies Kiev’s statement on strike at Ukrainian army Debaltsevo positions
10:09, February 14, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 14 – DAN. Kiev’s statements alleging DPR forces’ strikes at Ukrainian army units positioned at the so-called Svetlodarsk salient, Debaltsevo area, are not true to the facts, DPR Operations Command said on Wednesday. “The press service of the headquarters of the so-called “anti-terrorist operation” disseminated misinformation on DPR strikes at Ukrainian occupants in […]

Turchinov’s Kiev forces Donbass advance statement admits Minsk Agreements violation – envoy
18:11, February 13, 2018

The statement must come under close scrutiny and be assessed by OSCE monitoring mission

Donetsk law-enforcers detain curfew violator carrying explosives
16:08, February 13, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 13 – DAN. Donetsk police detained a curfew violator who had explosives on him in the city’s Kaliniskiy district, the Republic’s Interior Ministry press service reported on Tuesday. “A Donetsk Kaliniskiy district night patrol detained a 22-year-old curfew violator; a cursory inspection found that he had seven objects that looked like explosives,” the […]

Civilian wounded as Ukrainian forces shell Spartak village – DPR Operations Command
14:08, February 13, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 13 – DAN. A civilian was wounded as Ukrainian forces shelled Spartak village in Donetsk’s northern outskirts, DPR Operations Command said on Tuesday. “Yesterday, at 10:00 a.m., a 50-year-old resident was wounded in the leg in Spartak village’s Sovetskaya Street in shelling by Ukrainian army units,” a DPR Operations Command representative said.*jk

Power restored at 13 DPR social infrastructure facilities over 24 hours after weather-caused blackouts
13:44, February 13, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 13 – DAN. DPR energy workers have increased monitoring of power supply in the Republic in current adverse weather conditions; all repairs are performed quickly, the Republic’s Coal and Energy Ministry press service said on Tuesday. “Due to the worsening weather, Regional Power Supply Company has increased its monitoring of the electricity situation […]

DPR activists pass 2015 Bosse shelling materials to ICC
12:44, February 13, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 13 – DAN. DPR activists have sent to the International Criminal Court the materials on the public transport stop shelling in Donetsk’s Bosse neighbourhood on 22 January 2015 in which eight people were killed. “The Public Commission for recording Kiev war crimes in Donbass carried out its own probe into the Bosse District […]

Ukrainian forces violate ceasefire nine times over 24 hours – DPR Operations Command
10:50, February 13, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 13 – DAN. Ukrainian forces shelled DPR territory nine times over the past 24 hours, DPR Operations Command said on Tuesday. “Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire nine times using 120mm and 82mm mortars, infantry fighting vehicle cannons, grenade launchers and small arms,” an Operations Command representative said. Seven […]

DPR-Russian integration gaining momentum – Pushilin
19:40, February 12, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 12 – DAN. Integration between the Donetsk People’s Republic and the Russian Federation has been launched and is gaining momentum, DPR envoy to Minsk talks, the Republic’s parliament speaker Denis Pushilin told Donetsk News Agency. “Kiev’s course towards economic blockade and isolation of the territories out of its control, as well as persistent […]

DPR secures release of almost 800 supporters from Ukrainian captivity during Donbass conflict – Morozova
18:34, February 12, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 12 – DAN. Nearly 800 DPR supporters have been freed from Ukrainian captivity during the armed conflict in Donbass, DPR ombudswoman Darya Morozova told Donetsk News Agency on Monday. As a result of prisoner exchanges between the Donetsk People’s Republic and Ukraine, 670 people were handed over to Ukraine and 790 to DPR,” […]

DPR ombudswoman accuses Kiev of blocking search for missing Donbass residents
18:06, February 12, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 12 – DAN. Ukraine has fully blocked the search for the people reported as missing since the beginning of the Donbass conflict, DPR ombudswoman Darya Morozova told Donetsk News Agency on Monday. “UN reports 900 unmarked graves in Ukraine at present, I’m sure some of the missing persons are interred there, but Ukraine […]

No alternative to «Minsk» – Zakharchenko
14:02, February 12, 2018

12 February 2018 marks the 3rd anniversary of the signing of the Package of Measures

DPR marks 3rd anniversary of Minsk-2 agreement amidst higher risks of fighting
12:59, February 12, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 12 – DAN. The Donetsk People’s Republic has marked the 3rd anniversary of the Package of Measures for the Implementation of the Minsk Agreements amidst higher risks of renewed fighting in the region because of Kiev’s policy, the Republic’s representative in the Contact Group political subgroup, acting DPR Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova told […]