Kiev’s reps absent from the humanitarian group meeting in Minsk – Morozova’s office
12:53, February 13, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 13 – DAN. The members of the Contact Group’s working group on humanitarian issues have embarked on talks in Minsk, said DPR Ombudswoman Daria Morozova’s office. “The meeting of the humanitarian group has started in Minsk. We plan to discuss POW swap, search for missing persons efforts,” the statement said. The office said […]

JCCC: Kiev forces fire 214 shells on DPR in 24 hours
11:21, February 13, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 13 – DAN. Ukrainian army units violates the ceasefire 20 times in the past 24 hours, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov. “Ukrainian armed forces fired 214 rounds. The number of ceasefire violations is 22,” he said. Yakubov said the fire was opened on the […]

Ukrainian army fires some 5,000 rounds at DPR since beginning of “Christmas ceasefire” – Yakubov
19:28, February 12, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 12 – DAN. Ukrainian army units have violated the ceasefire 525 times since the beginning of the “Christmas ceasefire” on December 29, 2018, firing some 5,000 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. “As […]

Kiev continues to stall Minsk process four years after signing Package of Measures
19:20, February 12, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 12 – DAN. Ukraine bears full blame for the failure to implement the international accords on a peaceful settlement in Donbass, said Donetsk People’s Republic leader Denis Pushilin, speaking on the fourth anniversary of the signing of the Package of Measures. “Kiev stalls the negotiations pointedly forgetting that the UN Security Council unanimously […]

Ukrainian forces deliver massive mortar strike at western Gorlovka outskirts – JCCC
18:32, February 12, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 12 – DAN. Ukrainian forces fired some 30 mortar rounds at the western outskirts of Gorlovka on Tuesday afternoon, the Donetsk People’s Republic Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination reported. “At 17:20, the JCCC recorded a strike by Ukrainian armed formations in Novgorodskoye settlement at Shirokaya Balka; 21 82mm mortar […]

“Order of Judas” for Poroshenko to be made of fragments of ordnance fired at DPR
17:43, February 12, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 12 – DAN. The “Order of Judas” for Ukrainian President Petr Poroshenko will be made of fragments of artillery shells fired by Kiev forces at Donetsk People’s Republic settlements,” Donetsk Republic social movement Central Executive Committee chairman Alexey Muratov said at a press briefing at the Donetsk News Agency. “Our activists have often […]

Ukrainian army shells Vasilyevka pumping station area, personnel hides in shelter – JCCC
16:27, February 12, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 12 – DAN. Ukrainian forces on Tuesday afternoon opened fire at the Vasilyevka pumping station outside Yasinovataya; the personnel is in a shelter, the Donetsk People’s Republic Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination reported. “Today, at 15:05, Ukrainian armed formations opened fire at Vasilyevka and Yasinovataya with mortars, anti-aircraft guns, […]

Two DPR militiamen killed in shelling by Ukrainian forces over 24 hours
15:04, February 12, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 12 – DAN. Two Donetsk People’s Republic militiamen were killed in shelling by Kiev forces over the past 24 hours, DPR People’s Militia spokesman Daniil Bezsonov said on Tuesday. “Two our defenders died in the line of duty in treacherous shelling by Ukrainian gunmen,” Bezsonov said. “We convey our heartfelt condolences to the […]

DPR, LPR to call for more ceasefire control measures at Minsk talks as Ukrainian strikes increase
14:35, February 12, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 12 – DAN. The Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics at the security subgroup meeting in Minsk on February 13 will raise the issue of mounting Ukrainian aggression and seek additional ceasefire control measures, the DPR Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination said on Tuesday. “Effective ceasefire observation was put on […]

Donetsk district deputy head charged with bribery – Prosecutor General’s Office
12:16, February 12, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 12 – DAN. The Donetsk People’s Republic Prosecutor General’s Office brought bribery charges against a Donetsk district administration deputy head, the PGO press service reported on Tuesday. “The PGO investigation department has finished a preliminary probe into the criminal case against a Donetsk district deputy head over taking a bribe,” the press service […]

DPR reps to join export boosting measures discussion at Russian forum
11:24, February 12, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 12 – DAN. A Donetsk People’s Republic delegation went to a two-day Moscow region exporters forum, the first ever event for the DPR in its economic integration with Russia, the press service of the Russian Centre reported. “On February 12-13, the DPR delegation will take part in the Moscow Region Exporters Forum as […]

Ukrainian forces fire nearly 300 rounds at DPR over 24 hours – JCCC
10:42, February 12, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 12 – DAN. Ukrainian army units violated the ceasefire 24 times over the past 24 hours firing 289 rounds of ammunition at the Donetsk People’s Republic, 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 violated the […]

Kiev seeking to shut down DPR office in Italy to conceal truth about Donbass – Ministry
10:28, February 12, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 12 – DAN. Kiev’s attempts to shut down the Donetsk People’s Republic Representative Centre in Verona is a violation of European laws, the Republic’s envoy to the Contact Group, DPR Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova told the Donetsk News Agency on Tuesday. “It’s not the first time that Kiev, with misplaced insistence, demands that […]

DPR Communications to connect Alexandrovka and Trudovskiye to high-speed internet by summer
17:44, February 11, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 11 – DAN. The DPR Ministry of Communications is planning to connect Alexandrovka and Trudovskiye to high-speed internet network by summer, said the DPR Minsiter of Communications Viktor Yatsenko at the meeting with the Republic’s Head Denis Pushilin today. He said that engineers are working on a challenging task to provide high-speed internet […]

DPR records 132 ceasefire violations by Kiev over the week
16:42, February 11, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 11 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 132 times this week, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov. “From February 4 to February 10, the total of 132 ceasefire violations were recorded; the total number of shells fired on the DPR is 1,905, or 64.2 […]

Kiev forces hold drills to emplace MLRS “Smerch” violating Minsk-2
15:15, February 11, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 11 – DAN. The Ukrainian army has carried out military drills involving MLRS “Smerch” in the disengagement zone in violation of the Minsk Agreements, said the head of the DPR People’s Militia command press service Daniil Bezsonov. “As to our knowledge, special training was carried out on the firing range outside Urzuf (southern […]

JCCC: Kiev forces fire 264 shells on DPR in 24 hours
11:36, February 11, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 11  – DAN. Ukrainian army units violates the ceasefire 21 times in the past 24 hours, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov. “Ukrainian armed forces fired 264 rounds. The number of ceasefire violations is 21,” he said. Yakubov said the fire was opened on the […]

★ Four militiamen killed in shelling by Ukrainian forces in southern DPR
19:39, February 08, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 8 – DAN. Four Donetsk People’s Republic militiamen were killed as Kiev forces shelled the Leninskoye village in the south of the Republic, DPR People’s Militia deputy commander Eduard Basurin said on Friday. “Four DPR defenders died in the Leninskoye area,” Basurin said. Fire was delivered from positions of the Ukrainian army’s 79th […]

★ Public utility car comes under mortar fire outside Yasinovataya – JCCC
17:54, February 08, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 8 – DAN. Ukrainian forces on Friday afternoon fired at the Krutaya Balka township outside Yasinovataya; a Voda Donbassa company car carrying pumping station personnel came under fire, the Donetsk People’s Republic Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination reported. “During the Vasilyevka pumping station shift change on Friday, Ukrainian armed […]

“Mother had blood stroke, dad’s paralysed”: DPR militia’s families under Ukraine pressure
17:52, February 08, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 8 – DAN. Psychological pressure, blackmail and threats – to name but a few methods the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) is using against Donetsk People’s Republic militiamen’s families living in Kiev-held territory. People’s Militia serviceman Eduard Klypa spoke at a press conference in Donetsk about new facts of intimidation by the SBU […]