Kiev forces fire 1.4 tons of shells on DPR over the week
11:04, April 15, 2019

Donetsk, Apr 15 – DAN.  Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 99 times this week expending 1,150 rounds, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov. “From April 8 to April 14, 99 ceasefire violations were recorded; the total number of shells fired on the DPR is 1,150, or 28 […]

Civilian woman injured in Alexandrovka by sniper fire
10:49, April 15, 2019

Donetsk, Apr 13 – DAN. A civilian woman was injured in Alexandrovka by Ukrainian sniper fire opened from the positions of the 24th brigade, said the head of the DPR People’s Militia command press service Daniil Bezsonov. “The investigation has revealed the circumstances of the injury: a civilian female resident of Alexandrovka, born in 1966, […]

Pushilin says Poroshenko’s statement on Easter ceasefire is PR effort
20:32, April 12, 2019

Donetsk, Apr 12 – DAN. Pushilin said that the statement of the Ukrainian president Petr Poroshenko on a professed ceasefire coming into effect on April 18 is part of his PR efforts. “Poroshenko’s statement he made today at a press conference in Berlin on an allegedly coordinated Eastern ceasefire is, to put it mildly, perplexing. […]

Basurin said first fatal incident involving Corsar system recorded in Ukrainian army
14:41, April 12, 2019

Donetsk, Apr 12 – DAN. Ukrainian armed forces lost over 50 troops in the past week, said DPR People’s Militia deputy chief-of-staff Eduard Basurin. “Over the past week, the enemy incurred losses of 21 killed and 30 wounded. Of those, 12 died and nine were injured as a result of destruction Ukrainian firing points used […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire 100 times over the week
13:44, April 12, 2019

Donetsk, Apr 12 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 100 times this week, said DPR People’s Militia deputy chief-of-staff Eduard Basurin. “Over the week, 100 ceasefire violations were recorded; 20 townships came under fire.” Over this period, the enemy used 82 mm and 120 mm caliber mortars, IFVs, grenade launchers, machine guns and small […]

DPR repels infiltration attempt outside Shirokino, one troop captured
12:49, April 12, 2019

Donetsk, Apr 12 – DAN. The DPR Defense has thwarted a Ukrainian sneak mission outside Shirokino, said the head of the DPR People’s Militia command press service Daniil Bezsonov. “A group of enemy troops was spotted outside Shirokino; it had to retreat to initial positions after a brief exchange of fire suffering losses of one […]

Ukrainian army fires 80 shells at water duct as repairs ongoing
12:08, April 12, 2019

Donetsk, Apr 12 – DAN. Ukrainian armed formations shelled the Yuzhnodonbasskiy water duct outside Yasinovataya in the morning as repair works were underway in the area, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov. “Today at 10.20 a.m. Ukrainian forces opened fire on the repair works area in the […]

JCCC: Kiev forces violate ceasefire 15 times, fire 206 shells
10:23, April 12, 2019

Donetsk, Apr 12 – DAN. The Ukrainian armed forces violated the ceasefire 15 times in 24 hours firing 206 rounds at the Donetsk People’s Republic, head of the DPR Mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination Ruslan Yakubov said. “Over the past 24 hours the enemy violated the ceasefire 15 times firing 206 […]

Ukrainian serviceman shoots at journalist who refused to give up his camera – Bezsonov
15:52, April 11, 2019

Donetsk, Apr 11 – DAN. A Ukrainian army 79th Air Assault Brigade serviceman severely wounded a journalist for taking footage of Kiev forces ceasefire violation, Donetsk People’s Republic People’s Militia spokesman Daniil Bezsonov said on Thursday. “Yesterday, in the Vodyanoye settlement area (southern part of the front – eds Donetsk News Agency), an independent correspondent […]

Gorlovka area comes under Ukrainian army fire during OSCE personnel’s visit
15:37, April 11, 2019

Donetsk, Apr 11 – DAN. Ukrainian army 30th Separate Mechanised Brigade servicemen opened fire at the Dolomitnoye neighbourhood outside Gorlovka where OSCE representatives were staying at the time, Donetsk People’s Republic People’s Militia spokesman Daniil Bezsonov said. “Being well-aware that OSCE staff were at work in the Dolomitnoye settlement area, 30th Mechanised Brigade commander (Ivan) […]

DPR militiaman wounded in shelling by Ukrainian forces – Bezsonov
13:38, April 11, 2019

Donetsk, Apr 11 – DAN. A Donetsk People’s Republic militiaman was wounded in a Ukrainian army strike, Donetsk People’s Republic People’s Militia spokesman Daniil Bezsonov said on Thursday. Bezsonov said that eight DPR settlements came under fire over the past 24 hours. Fire was delivered by servicemen of the Ukrainian army 30th, 93rd, 24th, 57th […]

Kiev forces shell northern outskirts of Gorlovlka with mortars – JCCC
11:26, April 11, 2019

Donetsk, Apr 11 – DAN. Ukrainian army units delivered a mortar strike at the Dolomitnoye neighbourhood in northern Gorlovka, head of the Donetsk People’s Republic Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination Ruslan Yakubov said on Thursday. “At 07:10, Ukrainian forces shelled Dolomitnoye with mortars,” Yakubov said. “Five 120mm mortar rounds were fired.” […]

Ukrainian forces violate ceasefire 11 times over 24 hours, fire 100 rounds at DPR – JCCC
10:22, April 11, 2019

Donetsk, Apr 11 – DAN. Ukrainian army units violated the ceasefire 11 times over the past 24 hours firing more than 100 rounds of ammunition at Donetsk People’s Republic areas, head of the DPR Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination Ruslan Yakubov said on Thursday. “Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian forces […]

DPR disappointed about OSCE’s coordinators inaction over Minsk talks impediment by Kiev
16:58, April 10, 2019

Donetsk, Apr 10 – DAN. Kiev has blocked the work of three working groups of the Contact Group today in Minsk, said DPR Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova. “Kiev has done everything to completely block the meetings of working groups on humanitarian, economic and political issues. No doubt, we understand how preoccupied with the election results, […]

Ukraine did not allow OSCE’s Frisch into three penitentiaries to meet inmates
15:56, April 10, 2019

Donetsk, Apr 10 – DAN. Ukraine has not allowed the Coordinator of the Humanitarian working group Ambassador Toni Frisch to meet prisoners held in a number of Ukrainian penitentiary facilities, said DPR Ombudswoman representing DPR in the humanitarian group Daria Morozova. “The OSCE representative said that he had not been allowed into three penitentiary facilities,” […]

Kiev reps at humanitarian group fail to arrive in Minsk
12:40, April 10, 2019

Donetsk, Apr 10 – DAN. Ukrainian official representatives at the humanitarian working group have failed to show up for the meeting in Minsk today, said DPR Ombudswoman Daria Morozova. “Kiev has again failed to send its official representatives to Minsk for a meaningful discussion and cession making on the agenda issues,” she said. Three groups, […]

JCCC: Kiev forces violate ceasefire 12 times, fire 105 shells
12:39, April 10, 2019

Donetsk, Apr 10 – DAN. The Ukrainian armed forces violated the ceasefire 12 times in 24 hours firing 105 rounds at the Donetsk People’s Republic, head of the DPR Mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination Ruslan Yakubov said. “Over the past 24 hours the enemy violated the ceasefire 12 times firing 105 […]

DPR militiaman killed in Kiev army mortar fire
15:43, April 09, 2019

Donetsk, Apr 9 – DAN. A Donetsk People’s Republic militiaman was killed in Ukrainian army mortar fire over the past 24 hours, DPR People’s Militia spokesman Daniil Bezsonov said on Tuesday. “A defender of our homeland died in Ukrainian armed formations mortar fire,” Bezsonov said. According to the People’s Militia, eight settlements on the Gorlovka, […]

DPR files criminal cases against Ukrainian army officers complicit in strikes at Donetsk, Gorlovka
15:40, April 09, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 9 – DAN. The Donetsk People’s Republic Prosecutor General’s Office opened criminal proceedings against the Ukrainian commanders complicit in the shelling of Donetsk and Gorlovka on April 6 and 8. “The DPR PGO is investigating criminal cases against two Ukrainian army commanders who are responsible for the consequences of crimes committed by Ukrainian […]

United Donbass Foundation approves RUR 300 mln worth of aid to the needy since 2017
12:55, April 09, 2019

Donetsk, Apr 9 – DAN. The United Donbass Foundation has paid nearly 300 million rubles worth of financial assistance to the needy in the region since the start of its operation, Foundation acting chairman Pavel Pavlyuk said at the Donetsk News Agency press centre on Tuesday. “The Foundation’s Commission has reviewed 23,029 applications for financial […]