Kiev uses tanks for first time to shell Yasinovataya since start of ceasefire – JCCC
15:30, August 13, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 13 – DAN. Ukrainian forces on Tuesday afternoon used tanks to shell Yasinovataya, the Donetsk People’s Republic Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination reported after looking into the incident. “At 14: 10, Ukrainian armed formations fired six tank gun rounds on the Avdeyevka-Yasinovataya axis; large calibre machine guns and small […]

DPR security agents detain Shakhyorsk transmission tower blast suspect
14:50, August 13, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 13 – DAN. Agents of the Donetsk People’s Republic State Security Ministry detained a man suspected of blasting several high voltage electricity towers in Shakhyorsk, the Ministry’s press service reported on Tuesday. “Today, power outages occurred in a number of areas in Shakhyorsk and nearby settlements as the bombs planted on four high-voltage […]

Saboteurs blast four transmission towers in Shakhtyorsk
14:43, August 13, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 13 – DAN. Saboteurs blew up four high-voltage pylons in Shakhtyorsk in the east of the Donetsk People’s Republic, a law-enforcement source told the Donetsk News Agency on Tuesday. “Four high-voltage electricity pylons were damaged in a sabotage attack in Shakhtyorsk,” the source said.*jk

US-made counterbattery radar destroyed in Ukraine’s Avdeyevka depot fire
14:12, August 13, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 13 – DAN. A fire broke out at the Ukrainian army’s depot in Avdeyevka outside Donetsk, destroying a U.S.-made counterbattery radar system, Donetsk People’s Republic People’s Militia spokesman Daniil Bezsonov said on Tuesday. “The fire occurred in the building which accommodated the 92nd Brigade forward control centre,” Bezsonov said. “The fire was only […]

Ukrainian forces fire more than 100 rounds at DPR over 24 hours – JCCC
12:25, August 13, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 13 – DAN. Ukrainian army units violated the ceasefire five 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 Tuesday. “Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian forces […]

DPR launches modernization of Gorlovka crossing point on contact line with Ukraine
11:48, August 13, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 13 – DAN. The Donetsk People’s Republic is modernising the infrastructure of three crossing points on the contact line with Kiev-controlled areas, the Republic’s Construction and Housing and Public Utilities Minister Sergey Naumets said on Tuesday. “Modernisation is underway at three border and customs checkpoints. Concrete laying has been completed in Elenovka and […]

Ukrainian armed forces fire 150 kg of shells at DPR in a week
18:07, August 12, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 12 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 46 times over the week, firing 288 rounds, said DPR Mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC). “From August 5 to August 12 the enemy violated the ceasefire 46 times firing 288 rounds, or 150 kg, or three ammunition boxes. The enemy […]

Kiev forces fire 122 mm artillery shells at DPR first time since ceasefire renewal
17:33, August 12, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 12 – DAN. Kiev forces shelled Oktyabr this morning using 122 mm artillery for the first time since the recommitment to ceasefire had been announced on July 21, the DPR Mission to the JCCC said following an investigation into the incident. “Ukrainian armed formations delivered strikes at Oktyabr today at 5.55 a.m. According […]

EMERCOM’s humanitarian convoys saved many lives – Pushilin
17:29, August 12, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 12 – DAN. Russian humanitarian convoys have saved many lives in the DPR that has been subjected to a blockade by Ukraine, said the DPR Head Denis Pushilin. “Our state is at war and is subjected to economic and transport blockade by Ukraine, and it highly values the humanitarian aid provided by the […]

DPR Air Defense brings down two Ukrainian UAVs in Republic’s south
15:55, August 12, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 12 – DAN. The DPR Air Defense has downed two Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicle over the Republic’s southern areas, said the head of the DPR command press service Daniil Bezsonov. “Due to the international community’s failure to act, Ukrainian fighters feel impunity and keep shelling residential areas on purpose. Another proof of that […]

DPR Foreign Ministry thanks Russia for humanitarian support
14:18, August 12, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 12 – DAN. Humanitarian convoys have become a symbol of Russia’s support to Donbass, said DPR Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova. Five years ago, on August 12, 2014, the first EMERCOM humanitarian convoy consisting of 280 trucks started off from Naro-Fominsk in the Moscow region for the south-western border of the Russian Federation carrying […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire 9 times in 24 hours
11:49, August 12, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 12 – DAN. The Ukrainian army violated the ceasefire nine times in 24 hours firing more than 50 rounds, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov. “The number of ceasefire violations recorded in the past 24 hours is nine. The total number of rounds fired is […]

Ukrainian attack on Oktyabr leaves 6 houses damaged, 2 destroyed
11:05, August 12, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 12 – DAN. Eight houses have been damaged in Oktyabr in the DPR south this morning as a result of Ukrainian attacks, the DPR People’s Militia said. “According to latest reports, Oktyabr came under shelling launched by the 36th brigade; eight residential houses have been damaged on the Zvezdnaya street, two of them […]

Kiev forces target school No.30 in Gorlovka again
10:25, August 12, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 12 – DAN. Ukrainian army shelled Gorlovka in the evening damaging a school, a house and outbuildings, the local mayor Ivan Prikhodko said. “Yesterday, as a result of shelling with high caliber machine gun of the Bessarabka district and Shakhta Izotova, the school No. 30 was damaged again, outbuildings at 34 Tushinskaya street […]

Ukrainian army jams three OSCE SMM UAVs in a week
16:32, August 09, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 9 – DAN. Ukrainian electronic warfare units have been interfering with the OSCE SMM UAVs operations, said the head of the DPR People’s Militia command press service Daniil Bezsonov. “Over the last week we have revealed multiple cases when electronic warfare mobile groups of the 305th and 20th batallions were employed. The SMM […]

Ukrainian army sells for nothing US high-end equipment
16:02, August 09, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 9 – DAN. Ukrainian army is selling high-end equipment shipped from the US for nothing, said the head of the DPR People’s Militia command press service Daniil Bezsonov. According to his report, night vision monoculars worth USD 8,000 are sold for only USD 40.”According to our knowledge, today three Ukrainian troops of the […]

Two DPR troops killed in Ukrainian attacks in 24 hours
15:24, August 09, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 9 – DAN.  The number of military casualties in Ukrainian attacks has reached two service members in 24 hours, the People’s Militia press service said. “As a result of the enemy’s attack on Kominternovo one troop has died of a gun wound. Another troop died in hospital of wounds he sustained yesterday in […]

DPR service member killed outside Kominternovo in Ukrainian attack
13:34, August 09, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 9 – DAN. A DPR service members has been killed in a Ukrainian attack on Kominternovo, southern DPR, the People’s Militia press service said. “Today from 8 a.m. to 8.30 a.m. units of the 36th brigade engaged our positions in the vicinity of Kominternovo with small arms and large caliber machine guns. We […]

DPR sends information on Ukrainian special services intimidating practices to intl orgs
13:12, August 09, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 9 – DAN. The DPR has sent to the OSCE the facts on the Ukrainian security service intimidating families of DPR People’s Militia service members, said DPR Ombudswoman Daria Morozova. Earlier she said that Kiev has been resorting to intimidation much more often recently. “Some of the people present here today are afraid […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire 9 times in 24 hours
10:59, August 09, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 9 – DAN. The Ukrainian army violated the ceasefire nine times in 24 hours firing 10 rounds, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov. “The number of ceasefire violations recorded in the past 24 hours is nine. The total number of rounds fired is 10,” the […]

DPR calls Kiev’s refusal to fulfil certain Minsk Agreements provisions an inhuman policy
15:21, August 08, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 8 – DAN. Ukrainian representatives at the Minsk talks ignore interests of the Donbass Republics’ residents refusing to give them a special status and calling for a tougher blockade, DPR representative to the Contact Group, the Republic’s Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova told the Donetsk News Agency on Thursday. Earlier in the day, Ukrainian […]

DPR militia reports explosions in Ukraine-controlled Novomikhailovka village outside Donetsk
13:54, August 08, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 8 – DAN. A series of explosions occurred in the Ukraine-controlled Novomikhailovka village southwest of Donetsk, the Donetsk People’s Republic People’s Militia reported on Thursday. “Our observers at the contact line on the Donetsk axis are now recording explosions in the Ukraine-controlled territory in the Novomikhailovka area,” the report said. “There have been […]

DPR forces down six Ukrainian attack drones since beginning of ceasefire – People’s Militia
13:01, August 08, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 8 – DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic militiamen have shot down six Ukrainian unmanned combat aerial vehicles since the new Donbass ceasefire came into force on July 21, the DPR People’s Militia told the Donetsk News Agency on Thursday. “Since the beginning of the new ceasefire in Donbass, the DPR militia has downed six […]

DPR plans to pay Ukrainian wage debts to Voda Donbassa company – Naumets
12:32, August 08, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 8 – DAN. The Donetsk People’s Republic government is considering the opportunity to pay Kiev’s wage debt to Voda Donbassa utility personnel, DPR Construction and Housing and Public Utilities Minister Sergey Naumets said. “The DPR government is working on the problem. By the end of this year, the Republic will raise 300 million […]

Pushilin expresses condolences to South Ossetia residents who lost relatives in 2008 Georgian attack
11:17, August 08, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 8 – DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic Head Denis Pushilin expressed condolences to the relatives of residents of South Ossetia’s capital Tskhinval and city defenders killed in a Georgian army strike overnight to August 8, 2008. “Recalling the tragic events of August 2008, the Donetsk People’s Republic grieves together with South Ossetia,” Pushilin said […]