Ukrainian forces mass 45 large calibre artillery pieces at contact line – DPR intelligence
15:48, February 16, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 16 – DAN. Ukrainian forces strengthened their positions at the contact line with 45 large calibre artillery pieces, DPR armed forces spokesman Daniil Bezsonov said on Friday. “Ukrainian army command is continuing to mass large calibre weapons at the contact line,” Bezsonov said. DPR intelligence spotted 18 towed howitzers (152mm D-20),  12 Giatsint-B […]

Three houses damaged as Ukrainian forces shell Gorlovka – JCCC
14:38, February 16, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 16 – DAN. Ukrainian army units on Friday morning shelled Coalmine N 6/7 area in northwestern Gorlovka damaging three houses, head of DPR Mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination Ruslan Yakubov said. “Today, at 9:30 a.m., coalmine N 6/7 area in Gorlovka came under Ukrainian forces fire,” Yakubov said. “Three […]

DPR cooperates with 20 Russian regions in integration projects – Pushilin
14:36, February 16, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 16 – DAN. The Donetsk People’s Republic is cooperating with 20 regions of the Russian Federation as part of the integration programme, head of DPR-Russian Centre, parliament speaker Denis Pushilin told reporters on Friday. The integration process with Russia is gaining momentum. It’s not just our wish, it’s the wish of Russian regions […]

Pushilin accuses Kiev reps of sabotaging new prisoner exchange arrangements
12:44, February 16, 2018

Donetsk Feb 16 – DAN. DPR envoy to Minsk talks Denis Pushilin blamed the Ukrainian representatives in the Contact Group humanitarian subgroup for sabotaging preparations for new prisoner exchange between DPR and Ukraine. “Of course, outright sabotage is taking place,” Pushilin told reporters on Friday. I’d say it has become routine for Viktor Medvedchuk, a […]

Ukrainian forces shell DPR with 180 rounds over past 24 hours – JCCC
11:55, February 16, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 16 – DAN. Ukrainian army units fired 180 rounds of ammunition at DPR frontline areas over the past 24 hours, head of DPR mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination Ruslan Yakubov said on Friday. Overall, Ukrainian army units expended 180 rounds of ammunition,” Yakubov said. Northern and western outskirts of […]

Kiev refuses to discuss new prisoner exchange – Morozova
1:21, February 16, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 15 – DAN. The Ukrainian representative at the Contact Group humanitarian subgroup talks in Minsk on 14 February refused to discuss new prisoner exchange and walked out of the meeting, DPR representative in the humanitarian subgroup, the Republic’s ombudswoman Darya Morozova said on Thursday. “At the Minsk talks on 14 February, Ukrainian side […]

DPR Construction Ministry to rebuild 200 war-damaged houses by March
19:13, February 15, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 15 – DAN. DPR Construction and Public Utilities Minister Sergey Naumets said 200 war-damaged houses in eight towns and districts of the Republic would be restored by the end of March. “As you know, the private home sector is worst hit in the Republic, more than 21,000 private houses were damaged by shelling,” […]

New humanitarian payments to support large families in Donbass – DPR ministry
17:13, February 15, 2018

Ukraine does not provide this kind of financial aid

Phoenix mobile operator has nearly one million customers – DPR ministry
14:49, February 15, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 15 – DAN. The number of customers of DPR’s mobile operator Phoenix has increased to nearly one million, the DPR Communications Ministry press service told Donetsk News Agency on Thursday. “As of today, DPR’s mobile operator Phoenix has 989,600 customers,” a press service representative said. Vodafone (MTS Ukraine) signal disappeared in the Republic […]

DPR head orders lumpsum payments to two groups of residents living in Kiev-held areas
12:05, February 15, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 15 – DAN. DPR Head Alexander Zakharchenko ordered to make one-time payments to two groups of residents living in Kiev-held areas of Donetsk Region, as part of the implementation of the Donbass people reunification humanitarian programme. “Two groups of residents living in Ukraine-controlled territory of Donbass Region are eligible for one-time payments, namely […]

Ukrainian forces fire 400 rounds at DPR territory over 24 hours – JCCC
10:22, February 15, 2018

Donetsk, Jan 15 – DAN. Ukrainian forces fired nearly 400 rounds of ammunition at DPR frontline areas over the past 24 hours, head of DPR Mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov said on Thursday. “Overall, Ukrainian army units expended 391 rounds of ammunition,” Yakubov said. Northern and western outskirts […]

DPR-LPR trade increases eight-fold over two years – official
19:54, February 14, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 14 – DAN. Trade turnover between the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics reached nine billion rubles last year, acting DPR Industry and Trade Minister Alexey Granovskiy told Donetsk News Agency on Wednesday. “In 2017, two-way trade was worth nine billion rubles; it increased two-fold from the previous year, and eight-fold from 2015,” Granovskiy […]

Pushilin urges OSCE to prevent new Ukrainian army aggression in Donbass
18:46, February 14, 2018

DPR draws attention to the strengthening of Ukrainian forces positions along the whole contact line

Two Dokuchayevsk schools come under Ukrainian forces fire, damage reported
15:32, February 14, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 14 – DAN. Two schools were damaged in Dokuchayevsk in shelling by Ukrainian forces on Wednesday afternoon, DPR Operations Command said. “The strike at Dokuchayevsk damaged the school at 65 Lenina Street (a hit at the teachers’ room, wrecked frontage and windows) and the boarding school at 40 Lenina Street (a hit at […]

School, apartment house damaged as Ukrainian forces shell Dokuchayevsk – DPR Operations Command
15:10, February 14, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 14 – DAN. Ukrainian forces shelled Dokuchayevsk town on Wednesday afternoon damaging a school and an apartment house, DPR Operation Command said. “Ukrainian gunmen delivered a strike at Dokuchayevsk at around 12:00 a.m. today. The shelling had been planned and targeted school No 3,” an Operations Command officer said. “The strike started a […]

DPR Transport Ministry to repair 170 kilometres of intercity roads in 2018
14:16, February 14, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 14 – DAN. DPR road construction teams will repair some 170 kilometres of motorways this year, the Republic’s acting Transport Minister Igor Andriyenko told a news briefing here on Wednesday. “Our workschedule 2018 envisions repairs of some 170 kilometres of roads,” Andriyenko said. Works have been planned for motorways of state significance such […]

Kiev strikes damage 36 houses, infrastructure facilities in DPR since late December – JCCC
12:03, February 14, 2018

400 violations by Ukrainian forces since 23 December ceasefire came into force

DPR Vodafone network disruption has nothing to do with operator’s debt – minister
11:17, February 14, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 14 – DAN. Suspended operation of Vodafone (MTS-Ukraine) mobile operator in the Donetsk People’s Republic has nothing to do with the company’s electricity debt, DPR Communications Minister Viktor Yatsenko told Donetsk News Agency on Wednesday. “Vodafone electricity bills have nothing to do with fact that the operator’s service is still unavailable in DPR. […]

DPR Operations Command denies Kiev’s statement on strike at Ukrainian army Debaltsevo positions
10:09, February 14, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 14 – DAN. Kiev’s statements alleging DPR forces’ strikes at Ukrainian army units positioned at the so-called Svetlodarsk salient, Debaltsevo area, are not true to the facts, DPR Operations Command said on Wednesday. “The press service of the headquarters of the so-called “anti-terrorist operation” disseminated misinformation on DPR strikes at Ukrainian occupants in […]

Turchinov’s Kiev forces Donbass advance statement admits Minsk Agreements violation – envoy
18:11, February 13, 2018

The statement must come under close scrutiny and be assessed by OSCE monitoring mission