DPR hospitalises 15 suspected COVID-19 contacts – minister
12:53, March 24, 2020

Donetsk, Mar 24 – DAN. Fifteen people suspected of contacting COVID-19 have been hospitalised in the Donetsk People’s Republic, the DPR Healthcare Minister Olga Dolgoshapko told reporters on Tuesday. “As of March 24, there is not a single confirmed COVID-19 case in the DPR. Seventy-one people, including four children, are currently under medical supervision,” Dolgoshapko […]

DPR tuberculosis incidence rate down by 25 pct since pre-war period
12:39, March 24, 2020

Donetsk, Mar 24 – DAN. The Donetsk People’s Republic tuberculosis incidence rate has decreased by 25 percent compared to the period before the fighting broke out in the region, DPR HealthCare Ministry TB treatment expert Anna Kovalyova said at a press briefing at in Donetsk on Tuesday. “Compared to the pre-war period, the TB incidence […]

Kiev army augments fire at DPR threefold over 24 hours, shells Donetsk, Gorlovka outskirts – JCCC
10:51, March 24, 2020

Donetsk, Mar 24 – DAN. Ukrainian armed formations violated the ceasefire five times over the past 24 hours, the Donetsk People’s Republic Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination reported on Tuesday. “Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire five times expending 55 rounds of ammunition,” the report said. Strikes […]

DPR residents can return home through Russia – Foreign Ministry
18:04, March 23, 2020

Donetsk, Mar 23 – DAN. The DPR Ministry of Foreign Affairs has welcomed the decision of the Russian Government to lift travel ban for DPR and LPR residents. “The DPR Ministry of Foreign Affairs welcomes this important humanitarian decision of the Russian Government that enabled our citizens who have not yet obtained Russian passports to […]

New round of Minsk talks scheduled on March 24-26 via video call
16:34, March 23, 2020

Donetsk, Mar 23 – DAN. The Contact Group and its working groups will meet through video calls in connection with the COVID-19 threat, the DPR Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. “Due to the tense epidemiological situation and restrictions on travel, the sides and mediators have decided to hold the meeting in the video format,” the […]

Russia’s FSB confirms travel ban lift for DPR and LPR
14:31, March 23, 2020

Donetsk, Mar 23 – DAN. Russian Federal Security Service’s (FSB) office in the Rostov Region has confirmed that DPR and LPR residents are allowed to enter Russia. “Starting from today, this category of travelers is free to enter Russia. It is required that a traveler presents Ukrainian or Republican passport with official registration in these […]

Russia lifts travel ban for DPR and LPR residents
12:18, March 23, 2020

Donetsk, Mar 23 – DAN. Russian government has lifted travel ban for DPR and LPR residents, the document released today says. “Due to the economic and transport blockade imposed by Ukraine on certain areas of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions, guided by the principles of humanity, provisions of paragraph 1 (on the decree to introduce […]

DPR emergency services render safe 15 hundred WWII-era UXO in one day
11:55, March 23, 2020

Donetsk, Mar 23 – DAN. DPR Emergency’s Ministry have deactivated more than 15 hundred WWII-era munitions over the past 24 hours, the ministry said. “Over the past 24 hours DPR responders explored seven open areas and found, transported and destroyed 1,694 UXO, of those 1,665 were of the WWII times.” The DPR calls on Republican […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire 88 times in a week, 5 civilians injured
10:42, March 23, 2020

Donetsk, Mar 23 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 138 times this week, firing 657 shells, the DPR mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) said. “Over the week, from March 16 to March 23, 88 ceasefire violations were recorded. The total number of rounds fired on the DPR is 657, […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire six times over past 24 hours
10:33, March 23, 2020

Donetsk, Mar 23 – DAN. Ukrainian armed formations violated the ceasefire six times over the past 24 hours firing 17 rounds of ammunition at the Donetsk People’s Republic territory, the DPR Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination reported. “Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian armed formations violated the ceasefire six times expending […]

Adolescent injured in Ukrainian attack on Gorlovka
9:11, March 23, 2020

Donetsk, Mar 23 – DAN. Ukrainian forces shelled the Shakhta Gagarina township in western Gorlovka injuring a civilian, the local administration head Ivan Prikhodko said. “Yesterday at around 8.30 p.m. an adolescent sustained a non-critical injury at the 15 Rubezhnaya street.” The teenage was inside an apartment when incident occurred. The JCCC has dispatched a […]

Donetsk hospital drills ambulance disinfection measures
22:51, March 20, 2020

Donetsk, Mar 20 – DAN. The Donetsk Central City Hospital No. 1  has drilled disinfection of ambulances in case it transports a contagious patient, the Ministry of Health said. “After a patient is delivered to a hospital the ambulance goes to a special disinfection zone. Special instruction applies as the outside of the ambulance is […]

DPR committee recorded 18,095 Ukrainian crimes since 2016
18:01, March 20, 2020

Donetsk, Mar 20 – DAN. The DPR committee for recording Ukrainian authorities’ war crimes has prepared more than 18,000 files since 2016, DPR Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova said in her annual report. “Since its launch, May 2016, the special committee has made 18,095 entries to the unified record.” Of those, 615 cases cover civilian deaths, […]

DPR widens network of international partners in 2019 – Nikonorova
17:37, March 20, 2020

Donetsk, Mar 20 – DAN. DPR international activity has brought it a wider network of partners all around the world in 2019, said DPR Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova. “The geography of DPR international contacts has widened – we are now cooperating with Turkey, Brazil, Bangladesh, Yemen, Tajikistan, Iran, Egypt and many others. DPR representative’s centers […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire 139 times in a week
15:06, March 20, 2020

Donetsk, Mar 20 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 139 times over the past week, DPR People’s Militia deputy commander Eduard Basurin said on Friday. “Over the past week, Ukrainian armed formations violated the ceasefire 139 times, “Basurin said. “The enemy fired 28 rounds of 152 and 122 mm caliber, 111 mortar rounds, 85 […]

Pushilin dismisses minister of Industry and Trade Eduard Armatov
15:00, March 20, 2020

Donetsk, Mar 20 – DAN. DPR Head Denis Pushilin has dismissed the minister of Industry and Trade Eduard Armatov. The decree was published at the DPR Head official website. “To dismiss the Minister of Industry and Trade Eduard Armatov,” the document reads. Vladimir Ruschak, who was Armatov’s deputy, was appointed minister. *ot

Woman injured in Donetsk in Kiev’s shelling
10:09, March 20, 2020

Donetsk, Mar 20 – DAN. A civilian woman has been injured in the Shakhta Trudovskaya township (Donetsk), the DPR Mission to the JCCC said. “As a result of shelling the woman sustained an injury to her leg and brain concussion, ” the report reads. The shelling with greande launchers was recorded at 6.40 a.m. from […]

DPR Ministry bans cultural, entertainments events due to coronavirus threat
19:09, March 19, 2020

Donetsk, Mar 19 – DAN. The Donetsk People’s Republic has suspended all cultural and entertainment events in its territory starting March 20 as part of preventive measures against COVID-19. “All theatre performances and cultural and entertainments events at enterprises and organisations subordinate to the DPR Culture Ministry are prohibited starting March 20 until further notice,” […]

ICRC to continue operation in Donbass, adapt to coronavirus threat
18:13, March 19, 2020

Donetsk, Mar 19 – DAN. Personnel of the International Committee of the Red Cross will continue to provide assistance to Donbass residents on both sides of the contact line despite the COVID-19 problem, the ICRC public relations office in Donetsk told the Donetsk News Agency on Thursday. “The ICRC teams on both sides of the […]

OSCE SMM denies rumours on suspending operation in Donbass due to COVID-19
17:37, March 19, 2020

Donetsk, Mar 19 – DAN. The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine will continue is operation in Donbass despite the threat of spreading of the coronavirus infection, OSCE SMM media department head Dragana Nicolic Solomon told the Donetsk News Agency on Thursday. “The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission will continue to fulfil its mandate across Ukraine […]

Ukrainian forces open sniper fire in Petrovskoye disengagement zone – JCCC
16:17, March 19, 2020

Donetsk, Mar 19 – DAN. Ukrainian armed formations have opened sniper fire within the boundaries of the Bogdanovka-Petrovskoye security zone, the Donetsk People’s Republic Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination reported on Thursday. “At 13:20, sniper fire from Ukrainian armed formations in Bogdanovka towards Petrovskoye (within the boundaries of disengagement zone No […]

DPR cancels all republican sport events from March 19 to March 31
16:15, March 19, 2020

Donetsk, Mar 19 – DAN. The Donetsk People’s Republic has cancelled all sport and youth events in its territory in the period from March 19 to March 31 in connection with the threat of the coronavirus infection. The DPR Youth, Sports and Tourism Ministry’s Order No 01-09/44 elaborating on the measure was published on its […]

School sports ground, boiler house damaged in Ukrainian heavy artillery strike – JCCC
11:33, March 19, 2020

Donetsk, Mar 19 – DAN. Ukrainian army 122mm artillery shelled northern Donetsk at midnight damaging the boiler house and the sports ground of Boarding School No 5, the Donetsk People’s Republic Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination reported on Thursday. “At 23:35 on Wednesday, Ukrainian armed formations in the Opytnoye settlement area […]

Three houses in northern Gorlovka damaged in Ukrainian army strike – JCCC
10:56, March 19, 2020

Donetsk, Mar 19 – DAN. Ukrainian armed formations shelled the Golmovskiy settlement in northern Gorlovka damaging three houses, the Donetsk People’s Republic Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination reported on Thursday. “The Golmovskiy settlement came under fire from Ukrainian armed formation. The strike damaged the houses at 5 and 6 Nikitovskoye Shosse […]

Kiev army fires mortars at Donetsk outskirts as OSCE SMM official visits DPR
10:34, March 19, 2020

Donetsk, Mar 19 – DAN. Ukrainian armed formations fired 21 120mm mortar rounds at the Spartak village outside Donetsk overnight to Thursday, the Donetsk People’s Republic militia reported. “(The Ukrainian army’s) 57th (Separate Motorised) Brigade gunmen, at the order of war criminal Anatoly Mishanchuk shelled the Spartak village with 120mm mortars, firing 21 rounds in […]