Ukrainian army shells Donetsk outskirts with 120 mm mortars
19:07, April 19, 2021

Donetsk, Apr 19 – DAN. Ukrainian armed formations shelled Yakovlevka on the outskirts of Donetsk on Monday evening, the DPR mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) said. The shelling was reported at 5.55 p.m. originating from Ukraine-controlled Avdeyevka; the total of 12 rounds of 120 mm caliber were fired. All the […]

Security subgroup to meet for emergency meeting on April 20 – DPR delegation
18:48, April 19, 2021

Donetsk, Apr 19 – DAN. The security subgroup is to hold an emergency online meeting on April 20, the DPR delegation to the Contact Group said. “An emergency meeting of the working group on security issues is scheduled for April 20,” the statement reads. The key issues to be discussed are as follows: investigating shelling […]

Kiev bogged down in media kerfuffle over prisoner swap – Morozova
16:06, April 19, 2021

Donetsk, Apr 19 – DAN. A new prisoner swap is frozen by Kiev’s intransigence as it fails to commit to its obligations, said DPR Ombudswoman Daria Morozova. Earlier in the day the press secretary of the Ukrainian president Yulia Mende called for activation of the POW exchange adding that the upcoming Easter is a good […]

DPR sends Ukrainian spy to high security prison for 13 years
14:19, April 19, 2021

Donetsk, Apr 19 – DAN. DPR Military Counter-Intelligence has detained a Gorlovka resident on suspicion of espionage in favor of Ukraine, the Ministry of State Security said. “The Ministry of State Security detained a Gorlovka resident on suspicion of a crime punishable under Art.320 DPR Criminal Code.” The suspect was identified as Makarets Ruslan Anatolievich, […]

Eight transformer substations in Gorlovka without power following Kiev’s shelling
11:17, April 19, 2021

Donetsk, Apr 19 – DAN. A shelling from Ukrainian positions has left eight transformer substations in north-western Gorlovka without power, the DPR mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) said. Ukrainian forces targeted the DPR on Monday morning firing 30 rounds of 120 mm caliber. “As a result of shelling, eight transformer […]

DPR provides food aid to 400 former captives of Nazi concentration camps
18:27, April 16, 2021

Donetsk, Apr 16 – DAN. Donetsk Republic social movement has delivered food supplies to nearly 400 residents of the Republic, the movement press service said. “During the month, the members of the social movement visited more than 400 residents of the Republic within the framework of the events dedicated to the International Day of the […]

Ukrainian army shells DPR 36 times in a week – Basurin
15:02, April 16, 2021

Donetsk, Apr 16 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 36 times over the past week, said DPR People’s Militia deputy chief-of-staff Eduard Basurin. “Ukrainian fighters violated the Additional Measures to Strengthen the Ceasefire 36 times over the past week,” he said. The enemy used mortars, IFVs, anti-aircraft guns, and grenade launchers to target 16 […]

DPR records 202 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours
14:03, April 16, 2021

Donetsk, Apr 16  – DAN. DPR has registered 202 new cases of COVID-19 as the total number of confirmed cases climbed to 31,066, the Ministry of Health said. Out of 459 tests 150 returned positive on April 15, 52 patients was diagnosed based on symptoms, the Ministry said. Eleven virus-related deaths were reported, 935 people […]

DPR says Kiev ignores requests for ceasefire through coordination mechanism
13:42, April 16, 2021

Donetsk, Apr 16 – DAN. Ukrainian side has ignored all the DPR requests to reinstall peace through the coordination mechanism, the DPR mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) said. “Ukrainian side in the JCCC ignored all our requests for ceasefire regime by means of employing the coordination mechanism,” the report reads. […]

Kiev forces shell Donetsk with 122 mm artillery – JCCC
10:09, April 16, 2021

Donetsk, Apr 16 – DAN. Ukrainian army fired five 120 mm artillery rounds at western Donetsk, the DPR Mission to the JCCC said. The shelling was recorded at 8.40 a.m., and targeted Staromikhailovka originating from the direction of Krasnogorovka. “Ukraine ignores the request to reinstall ceasefire through the coordination mechanism,” the report reads. Kiev forces […]

DPR prosecutors file case against Ukrainian army officer complicit in death of man in northern Donetsk
16:17, April 15, 2021

Donetsk, Apr 15 – DAN. The Donetsk People’s Republic Prosecutor General’s Office filed a terrorism case against the Ukrainian army’s brigade commander Dmitry Kaschenko  complicit in the shelling of Donetsk overnight to April 15, the PGO press service reported on Thursday. “The DPR PGO is investigating a criminal case against 58th Separate Motorized Infantry Brigade […]

70 DPR recruits pass medical examination, go to militia’s training centre
13:37, April 15, 2021

Donetsk, Apr 15 – DAN. More than 70 recruits who arrived at the Donetsk People’s Republic military commissariat central assembly point have been sent to a training centre after passing medical examination, the DPR militia reported on Thursday. “More than 70 recruits have arrived from their places of residence to the central assembly point of […]

132 new COVID-19 cases diagnosed in DPR over 24 hours
11:11, April 15, 2021

Donetsk, Apr 15 – DAN. One hundred and thirty-two new COVID-19 cases have been recorded in the Donetsk People’s Republic over the past 24 hours, the DPR Healthcare Ministry reported on Thursday. “DPR medics have carried out 479 tests since Wednesday; 113 people tested positive, and another 19 showed clinical and epidemiological signs of COVID-19,” […]

Three houses damaged by Ukrainian strikes in Donetsk over 24 hours – JCCC
10:50, April 15, 2021

Donetsk, Apr 15 – DAN. Ukrainian armed formations fired at the Donetsk People’s Republic territory five times over the past 24 hours, the DPR Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination reported on Thursday. “Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian armed formations violated the ceasefire five times expending 17 rounds of ammunition (the […]

Public representatives excluded from the Minsk talks following OSCE suggestion
21:50, April 14, 2021

Donetsk, Apr 14 – DAN. Public representatives from the Republics and Ukraine will no longer take part in the Contact Group meetings, said DPR Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova. “Today a decision was announced, which we hope will unblock the discussion on the political track.  The decision is that only official representatives of the sides will […]

Contact Group achieves no progress on security issues
21:48, April 14, 2021

Donetsk, Apr 14 – DAN. Ukraine’s representatives in the Contact Group have refused to discuss a full-fledged operation of the coordination mechanism within the framework of the Additional Measures to Strengthen the Ceasefire, the DPR delegation press service said. “Today’s discussion was a continuation of yesterday’s meeting, an absolutely wasted meeting of the security subgroup,” […]

DPR Health authority reports increase in COVID cases in 24 hours
12:24, April 14, 2021

Donetsk, Apr 14 – DAN. DPR has registered 97 new cases of COVID-19 as the total number of confirmed cases climbed to 30,732, the Ministry of Health said. “The Ministry of Health reports that 248 tests revealed 56 cases of COVID-19 in the DPR on February 25, additional 41 cases were diagnosed based on symptoms.” […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire six times in 24 hours
12:24, April 14, 2021

Donetsk, Apr 14 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire three times over the past 24 hours, the DPR mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) said. “Over the past 24 hours, the number of registered violations was six, the number of rounds fired was 42″. Zaitsevo, Shakhta 6/7, Luganskoye, Vesyoloye, Leninskoye […]

Donetsk to present programme for Donbass reunification, support of Russians in Ukraine
20:36, April 13, 2021

Donetsk, Apr 13 – DAN. Donetsk will host the international forum “Unity of Russians: Protection of Rights and Freedoms” on April 22-23, event organizer Russian Centre reported on Tuesday. “The forum is devoted to analysis of the situation of Russians who live in Ukraine and exposure of facts of violations of their civil and political […]

Kiev derails political subgroup talks again, DPR says
20:35, April 13, 2021

Donetsk, Apr 13 – DAN. Ukraine has again derailed the political subgroup’s talks, members of the Donetsk People’s Republic delegation in the Contact Group said. “We again state the fact of Ukraine’s unwillingness to begin substantive work on the established agenda,” a DPR delegation member said. “In another backslide to senseless blackmail and manipulation, Ukrainian […]