Ukrainian forces shell DPR more than 2,500 times over week
15:45, October 28, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 28 – DAN. Ukrainian forces have violated the ceasefire more than 2,500 times over the past week, shelling frontline areas of the Donbass People’s Republic, a DPR defense official said. “Ukrainian forces have broken the ceasefire 2,578 times over the past week, employing artillery, tanks and mortars to shell the Republic in 1,673 […]

Civilian killed as Kiev shells Donetsk
12:52, October 28, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 28 – DAN.  Kiev shelled Petrovskiy district of Donetsk overnight, leaving a civilian dead, DPR Operations Command said. “Yesterday evening a civilian was killed in Petrovskiy district of Donetsk as Ukrainian armed forces opened fire,” the interlocutor said. The death toll from Kiev’s yesterday shelling has risen to three. Two were killed as […]

Kiev shells DPR with 590 mortar, artillery and tank cannons rounds overnight
10:27, October 28, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 28 – DAN. Ukrainian forces shelled DPR with 590 mortar, artillery and tank cannons rounds overnight, a DPR defense source told DAN. “From 6 p.m. to 2.30 a.m. Ukrainian side shelled DPR territory from several directions simultaneously. The most intense fire was opened on Makeevka (Donetsk agglomeration) and Elenovka (south of Donetsk). Elenovka […]

DPR calls for emergency Contact Group videoconference as Kiev shells Makeevka, leaving 2 dead, 7 injured
23:00, October 27, 2016

The Defense Ministry reported seven residential houses damaged including apartment blocks

About 80 percent of residents who fled Debaltsevo come back home
22:41, October 27, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 27 – DAN. The residents of Debaltsevo return back home after they had to fled the town as the war broke out. About 80 percent are already back home, said acting head of the municipal administration. “Our town is being restored, we come back to peaceful life, and consequently people return after they had […]

DPR Defense: Ukrainian forces shell DPR 314 times over 24 hours
16:29, October 27, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 27 – DAN. Ukrainian forces shelled the frontline areas of the Donetsk People’s Republic 314 times in the past 24 hours, a DPR senior defense official said. “The situation in DPR has not changed much. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 314 times, including 133 times with artillery and mortars,” Operations Command deputy commander […]

Two DPR militiamen wounded as Kiev forces shell the Republic
16:18, October 27, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 27 – DAN. Two DPR militiamen were wounded as Kiev forces shelled the Republics territory the previous day, DPR military official said. “Two militiamen were injured in artillery and mortar fire,” Operations Command deputy commander Colonel Eduard Basurin told a news briefing at the Donetsk News Agency.  

Russian EMERCOM delivers 228 tons of aid to DPR
16:01, October 27, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 27 – DAN. The Russian Emergencies Ministry’s 57th humanitarian convoy delivered 228 tons of aid to DPR today, including medications and baby formula, the Republic’s Emergency Ministry rep said. “21 trucks arrived in Donetsk, the Russian humanitarian convoy delivered medications and baby formula. The Emergency Ministry accepted 228 tons of aid,” the interlocutor […]

Kiev forces shell Mayorsk checkpoint, traffic suspended
12:39, October 27, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 27 – DAN. Kiev forces shelled DPR check point Mayorsk on the contact line outside Gorlovka (opposite Ukrainian check point Mayorskoye), the Republic’s Defense Ministry told DAN. “Today at around 10 a.m. Kiev forces opened fire on the check point Mayorsk north of Gorlovka with what is assessed to be mortars,” the statement […]

DPR territory hit 60 times overnight, gas-pipe damaged
11:23, October 27, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 27 – DAN. Ukrainian forces shelled Donetsk outskirts, Yasinovataya and Gorlovka with 60 mortar rounds overnight, a DPR defence source told DAN. “From 6 p.m. to 12 a.m. Ukrainian side shelled Aleksandrovka, Trudovskiye west of Donetsk, Shirokaya Balka outside Gorlovka, Yasinovataya industrial area, Leninskoye in DPR south”, the interlocutor said. “Overall 60 120mm […]

Tony Frisch of OSCE has no reprimands over DPR detention centers
22:45, October 26, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 26 – DAN. Tony Frisch, a coordinator at the humanitarian subgroup of the Contact Group, issued no reprimands over living conditions in DPR detention centers where detained Ukrainian fighters live, said the Republic’s ombudswoman Daria Motozova who accompanied OSCE rep on his inspection. “Today Tony Frisch of OSCE visited one of DPR penitentiaries where […]

Kiev blocks Donbass political settlement at meeting in Minsk – DPR Foreign Ministry
20:10, October 26, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 26 – DAN. The Ukrainian side bluntly defied the need for constructive work during today’s Contact Group’s subgroup on political issues meeting, a DPR envoy said. “The Ukrainian reps continuously block the political group’s work as they deny that the Donbass local self-government order law is the base for implementation of all the […]

DPR: No constructive talks over Steinmeier’s formula in Minsk
17:50, October 26, 2016

Ukrainian side in the political subgroup de-facto sabotaged the work on the issue

Kiev sabotages economic subgroup meeting 4th time in a row
17:11, October 26, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 26 – DAN. Kiev disrupted economic subgroup talks in Minsk for the fourth time, a press secretary of the DPR envoy to Minsk talks said. “It is the fourth time Kiev disrupts the work of the Contact Group working group on economic issues, while urgent matters pile up. Ukrainian side just ignores the meeting […]

DPR Defense: Ukrainian forces shell DPR 278 times over 24 hours
15:04, October 26, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 26 – DAN. Ukrainian forces shelled the frontline areas of the Donetsk People’s Republic 278 times in the past 24 hours, a DPR senior defense official said. “The situation in DPR remains tense. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 278 times, including 182 times with artillery and mortars,” Operations Command deputy commander Colonel Eduard […]

Tony Frisch of OSCE inspects DPR detention centers
13:37, October 26, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 26 – DAN. Tony Frisch, a coordinator at the humanitarian subgroup of the Contact Group, together with the DPR ombudswoman paid an inspection visit to the premises where Ukrainian captives live. “Coordinator Tony Frisch of the OSCE together with ombudswoman Daria Morozova visited a penitentiary where Ukrainian POWs are kept and checked on […]

DPR Foreign Ministry expects Kiev to follow Normandy Four recommendations at today’s meeting in Minsk
11:55, October 26, 2016

Republic stresses the importance of political settlement

New metal profile sheet factory Profdonmet launched in Donetsk
19:05, October 25, 2016

The factory's capacity is 50 thousand sq m of metal profile sheet per month

DPR Central Bank has issued half a million payment cards
18:25, October 25, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 25 – DAN. DPR Central Bank has issued almost half a million payment cards, the regulator said. “By this time the Bank has issued over 505 thousand payment cards. Pensions, salaries, disablement payouts and social welfares are transferred to the Central Bank cards,” the regulators press service said. The Bank plans to provide […]

Russian humanitarian convoy to deliver 260 t of aid to DPR on Oct. 27
14:48, October 25, 2016

The previous 56th convoy delivered 289 tons of humanitarian aid to DPR on September, 22nd

DPR militiaman killed, another one injured as Ukraine shells DPR
14:41, October 25, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 25 – DAN. DPR militiaman killed, another one injured as Ukrainian forces shelled DPR territory yesterday, a DPR senior defense official said. “One militiaman was killed by Ukraine’s mortar fire, another one was wounded,” Operations Command deputy commander Colonel Eduard Basurin told a news briefing at the Donetsk News Agency. Civilian casualty was also […]

Ukrainian forces violate ceasefire 250 times over past 24 hours – DPR Сommand
14:39, October 25, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 25 – DAN. Ukrainian forces have shelled the frontline areas of the Donetsk People’s Republic more than 250 times in the past 24 hours, a DPR senior defense official said. “Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 252 times, including 147 times with artillery and mortars,” Operations Command deputy commander Colonel Eduard Basurin told a […]

Kiev shells Yasinovataya industrial area
10:39, October 25, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 25 – DAN. Kiev forces shelled Yasinovataya industrial area with 122mm artillery overnight, a defense sourse told DAN. “At about 7.40 p.m. Ukranian army started shelling industrial area outside Yasinovataya with 122mm artilley,” the interlocutor said. Trudovskiye and Spartak townships on Donetsk outskirts were hit, as well as Sosnovkoye of Telmanovskiy district. Overall […]

DPR Intelligence: Kiev forces redeploy mercenaries and extremists to Donbass
19:33, October 24, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 24 – DAN. Ukrainian armed forces redeployed up to 40 Polish mercenaries and almost 100 extremist fighters of Pravyi Sector  (Right Sector, a far-right Ukrainian nationalist political and paramilitary group of neofascist ideology) to Shirokaya Balka township north-west of Gorlovka, said DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin. “Up to 40 polish mercenaries […]

DPR and LPR variants of the road map tie security and political issues
17:41, October 24, 2016

  Donetsk, Oct 24 – DAN. DPR variant of the road map for Minsk Agreements implementation ties political and security agenda fulfillment, said DPR envoy to Minsk negotiations Denis Pushilin. “We have long presented our road map, no need to reinvent the wheel. We have to specify synchronization of articles covering security and political issues. […]