DPR authorities approve 1Q 2017 budget, welfare payments make up half of expenditure
14:15, January 17, 2017

Budget spending is based on expenditure requests by the Republic’s ministries, departments and local administrations

Boiler house, gas pipe in Dokuchayevsk outskirts damaged by Kiev forces shelling
12:49, January 17, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 17 – DAN. Ukrainian forces opened fire on Dokuchayevsk outskirts on Tuesday morning, damaging a boiler house and a gas pipe, town administration head Aleksandr Kachanov told Donetsk News Agency. “In the morning, Ukrainian forces shelled Yasnoye village damaging its boiler house and gas pipe. The boiler house is out of operation now,” […]

Political subgroup did not discuss Steinmeier formula as Kiev was not ready
19:44, January 16, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 16 – DAN. Kiev reps are not ready to discuss the Steinmeier formula as they don’t understand their role in it, DPR Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova said. “Our opponents are still not aware of their attitude to the formula and thus can not discuss the details of its fulfillment. Due to this we […]

DPR envoy press service: Economic subgroup did not manage to resume talks
19:30, January 16, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 16 – DAN. The economic subgroup of the Contact Group did not manage to start working in 2017, said DPR delegation to Minsk talks press secretary said. “The economic subgroup of the Contact Group did not manage to start working today. Kiev representatives still try to review economic issues at other subgroups’ meetings. […]

DPR insists humanitarian group holds video talks with participation of Medvedchuk
17:59, January 16, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 16 – DAN. DPR ombudswoman Daria Morozova representing DPR in Mins talks insisted that humanitarian subgroup of the Contact Group should hold video conference with participation of Ukraine’s Viktor Medvedchuk on January 18. “Unfortunately, today’s meeting in Minsk brought no results we hoped for. The lack of fruitful dialog and unethical behavior of […]

POW swap discussion meaningless without Ukraine’s Medvedchuk – DPR envoy
17:51, January 16, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 16 – DAN. Ukrainian representatives have disrupted the discussion of prisoners swap at today’s meeting of the Conatct Group and its subgroups in Minsk, due to the absence of Mr. Viktor Medvedchuk, said press office of DPR envoy Denis Pushilin. “Medvedchuk’s absence lead to effective work in the humanitarian subgroup. We saw it […]

Ukrainian forces intensify shelling, violate ceasefire 1,076 times over past 24 hours – DPR Command
16:01, January 16, 2017

DPR intelligence revealed the location of nearly 30 MLRS Grad and Uragan in Volnovakha area

Kiev forces fire nearly 400 artillery rounds at DPR territory
12:00, January 16, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 16 – DAN. Ukrainian forces fired 397 artillery and mortar rounds at western outskirts of Donetsk, Yasinovataya suburbs, Gorlovka and villages in DPR south in the past 24 hours, a Republic’s defense source told Donetsk News Agency. “The number of strikes during the night and previous evening was up. Ukrainian side 397 152mm […]

Zakharchenko: By violating ceasefire Kiev shows it’s incapable of agreement-making
20:25, January 14, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 14 – DAN. The Ukrainian side has just demonstrated once again its agreement-making impairment by violating another ceasefire, said DPR Head Alexander Zakharchenko speaking about the results of another truce in Donbass hard-brokered in the end of 2016. “Ukraine has always been proving that it shall not fulfill the decisions achieved in Minsk. […]

Repair teams restore power to Donetsk water treatment plant
20:00, January 13, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 13 – DAN. Repair teams have restored power to Donetsk water treatment plant that was cut off on January 11 as a result of Kiev’s shelling, water supply company Donbass Water reports. “Engineers have finished repair works at 35kW power transmission line feeding Donetsk water treatment plant.” Currently power equipment is being turned […]

DPR hands over three bodies of Ukrainian servicemen
17:18, January 13, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 13 – DAN. DPR Operations Command handed over the bodies of three Ukrainian soldiers, who died in explosion in vicinity of Oktyabr 500m away from the Republic’s defense lines, to Kiev representatives, DAN reports. ‘”Today we hand over the bodies of the dead Ukrainian soldiers that were reported missing by the Kiev side […]

Kiev shells DPR 5 thousand times over the week
13:43, January 13, 2017

Ukraine's terrorist efforts focused on Mariupol and Donetsk axes

JCCC coordinated ceasefire for repairs of PTL feeding water treatment plant
13:31, January 13, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 13 – DAN. Russian officers in the JCCC have coordinated with the Ukrainian armed forces reps a ceasefire to allow repairs of power transmission lines feeding Donetsk water treatment plant, said DPR Operations Command. “Recently Russian commanders in the JCCC managed to receive safety guarantees from the Ukrainian side concerning repair works of […]

MGB shuts down arms trafficking from Ukraine to DPR
11:20, January 13, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 13 – DAN. DPR Ministry of State Security (MGB) has shut down firearms supply chain from Ukraine into DPR. “DPR MGB has curbed the activity of a network trafficking arms into DPR from Ukraine. A group of people were arrested in course of investigation.” Law enforcement officers found an arms cache at the […]

Kiev shells Debaltsevo, 500 households without power
10:37, January 13, 2017

Explosions recorded near local kindergarten

Books by Kornilov, Starikov, Prokhanov top Donetsk readers’ list
20:06, January 12, 2017

They are all fierce opponents of Ukrainian nationalism

Ukrainian forces intensify shelling, violate ceasefire 1,340 times over past 24 hours – DPR Command
19:10, January 12, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 12 – DAN. Ukrainian forces shelled DPR frontline areas 1,340 times over the past 24 hours, DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin said on Thursday. “The situation in the Donetsk People’s Republic remains tense. Ukrainian gunmen violated the ceasefire 1,340 times over the past 24 hours, firing 80 artillery rounds, 351 120mm […]

Three Ukrainian servicemen found dead 500 meters from DPR defence line
18:40, January 12, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 12 – DAN. Three Ukrainian servicemen who have been missing since 8 January 2017, died in a explosion 500 meters from DPR forward defence line in vicinity of Oktyabr village (south of Donetsk), DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin told a news briefing on Thursday. “On 11 January, DPR militia retrieved the […]

US trombonist Nicholas Conn to perform at Donetsk State Philharmonic Society
16:27, January 12, 2017

Some music pieces will be performed in Donbass for the first time

DPR to launch Yuzovsky steel maker in spring 2017
15:13, January 12, 2017

Ukraine shut down the enterprise back in 2012

Kiev forces fire 270 artillery rounds at DPR territory, house burns down in Yasinovataya
11:50, January 12, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 12 – DAN. Ukrainian forces fired 270 artillery and mortar rounds at western outskirts of Donetsk, Yasinovataya suburbs, Gorlovka and villages in DPR south in the past 24 hours, a Republic’s defence source told Donetsk News Agency on Thursday. “Ukrainian units fire intensity was rather high; from 6:00 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., Ukrainian […]

Ukrainian forces artillery fire causes Donetsk water treatment plant blackout
10:46, January 12, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 12 – DAN. Ukrainian forces opened fire at Donetsk water treatment plant infrastructure on 11 January evening damaging a high voltage line and causing blackout of the facility, the press service of the DPR Coal and Energy Ministry said on Thursday. “A Ministry’s duty officer reported damage to a 110 kilowatt line at […]

DPR metals industry sales top 51 billion RUR in 2016
19:46, January 11, 2017

Donetsk, Jan 11– DAN. DPR metals industry sales topped 51 billion RUR in 2016, said the Ministry of Industry and Trade. “The volume of sales of industrial goods of steel enterprises amounted to 51.5 billion RUR ($853 million) in 2016,” the annual report says. Overall, 2.4 mln tons of coal coke were produced, 2.7 mln […]

New houses to be built in Kozhevnya township, symbol of destruction caused by Kiev’s offensive
14:59, January 11, 2017

A detailed plan presented the experts of Donbass National Academy of Construction and Architecture