New political reality is needed to demine Donbass and re-establish peace – Pushilin
23:15, January 24, 2018

Donetsk, Jan 24 – DAN. Political settlement within the framework of the Minsk Agreements is the only reliable basis for peace and mine clearance in Donbass, said DPR envoy to the negotiations Denis Pushilin. “One of the Contact Group’s top priorities for 2018 is mine clearance, according to the OSCE SMM. The reality is that […]

Muzhenko and Volker talk active military action in Donbass – Basurin
18:56, January 24, 2018

Donetsk, Jan 24 – DAN. The U.S. state department special representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker and commander-in-chief of the armed forces of Ukraine Viktor Muzhenko discussed on Tuesday a scenario of active phase of Donbass military operation, said DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin citing intelligence. “According to a source in Ukrainian defense ministry, […]

DPR goods quality should set example to the whole world – Zakharchenko
17:27, January 24, 2018

Donetsk, Jan 24 – DAN. DPR production should set an example to the whole world, DPR Head Alexander Zakharchenko said during a meeting on state company DonetskStandartMetrologia performance. “Your organization is tasked with a very important job to monitor the quality of food and production. We must show the whole world that our Quality Standard […]

Settling-In Allowance should encourage businessmen to develop rural areas – Tolstykina
16:58, January 24, 2018

Donetsk, Jan 24 – DAN. A round table discussion on making rural areas attractive for young experts has taken place today in Donetsk, bringing together about fifty officials, social activists and students. “We gathered here today to discuss an important issue of motivating young experts to settle in rural areas, the issue which has a […]

Pushilin: Kiev’s compliance with PACE resolution will be effective step towards peace
15:12, January 24, 2018

Donetsk, Jan 24 – DAN. PACE resolution calling on Ukraine to provide Donbass residents with their social and political rights can be an efficient instrument in bringing peace back to the region, said DPR envoy to the negotiations Denis Pushilin. PACE adopted the resolution on humanitarian consequences of the war in Ukraine on January 23 […]

OSCE SMM mandate should be extended – Pushilin
14:10, January 24, 2018

Earlier Principal Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE SMM Alexander Hug said the mission's mandate was valid until March 2018

Civilian injured in Donetsk as explosive ordnance goes off
10:35, January 24, 2018

Donetsk, Jan 24 – DAN. A Donetsk resident has been injured as an explosive ordnance detonated in Leninskiy district of the city, said the DPR Emergencies Ministry. “Yesterday at 11.13 a.m. a young man sustained injury as an explosive ordnance went off on Fiskulturnaya street, Leninskiy district.” The injured was taken to the Republican trauma […]

Kiev forces shell Dokuchayevsk with mortars – DPR Operations Command
10:28, January 24, 2018

Donetsk, Jan 24 – DAN. Kiev forces shelled Dokuchayevsk, the DPR Operations Command said. “Over the past 24 hours the enemy shelled Dokuchayevsk area, sing mortars and infantry fighting vehicle guns.” Overall, one ceasefire violation by Kiev forces has been recorded. No information on damage is available at the moment. *ot

First Russian humanitarian aid convoy for DPR in 2018 to arrive in Donetsk on 25 January – Ministry
16:14, January 23, 2018

Donetsk, Jan 23 – DAN. The first humanitarian aid convoy of the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry (EMERCOM) for DPR in 2018 will arrive in Donetsk on 25 January, the DPR Emergencies Ministry press service reported on Tuesday. “EMERCOM’s 73rd humanitarian aid convoy will arrive in the Donetsk People’s Republic on 25 January 2018,” the press […]

DPR authorities begin to pay January welfare benefits totalling RUR 151 mln
15:21, January 23, 2018

Donetsk, Jan 23 – DAN. DPR will pay over 151 million rubles worth of benefits to 62,000 residents in January, the Republic’s Labour and Social Policy Ministry told Donetsk News Agency on Tuesday. “Payment of benefits is effected through the Republic’s Central Bank and Donbass Post state-owned enterprise; 62,000 people will be paid a total […]

United Donbass Foundation approves RUR 7 mln financial aid to the needy in January 2018
13:54, January 23, 2018

In 2017, the Foundation made 1,474 payments totalling RUR 43,101,740

Ombudswoman urges relatives of Kiev-held DPR supporters to prepare for next prisoner exchange
13:18, January 23, 2018

Donetsk, Jan 23 – DAN. DPR ombudswoman Darya Morozova urged relatives of the persons held in Ukrainian captivity to contact her office for checking personal data amid ongoing arrangements for a new prisoner exchange. “We ask relatives of the persons held in Ukrainian captivity to contact us by phone or in person in order to […]

Ukrainian forces fire 96 rounds of ammunition at DPR over 24 hours
10:02, January 23, 2018

Donetsk, Jan 23 – DAN. Ukrainian forces fired nearly 100 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 Tuesday. “Overall, Ukrainian army units expended 96 rounds of ammunition firing at DPR territory,” Yakubov said. […]

Five civilians injured in Dokuchayevsk by Kiev forces’ shelling
20:37, January 22, 2018

Donetsk, Jan 22 – DAN. Kiev forces shelled Dokuchayevsk this evening injuring five civilians, said the DPR Operations Command. “At 5.25 p.m. Ukrainian armed forces opened 120mm mortar fire on Dokuchayevsk. As the result of shelling five civilians have been injured.” No further details are available at the moment. Earlier, a tragic incident occurred outside […]

DPR communication ministry asks Vodafone to send staff in to relaunch mobile services
19:13, January 22, 2018

Donetsk, Jan 22 – DAN. DPR Ministry of communications addressed the Vodafone company asking it to assist in the restoration of the MTS Ukraine mobile services in the Republic, the ministry head Viktor Yatsenko said. “Given that Vodafone blocked the access to its equipment for the remaining technical crews of the former MTS Ukraine, given […]

DPR to request 84 people from Ukraine for a new POW swap
15:57, January 22, 2018

Donetsk, Jan 22 – DAN. The DPR is to request 84 people held in Ukraine within the framework of a new prisoner swap, said DPR Ombudswoman Daria Morozova. “We will officially demand 84 people (to be released),” she said. She said that the lists with requested people had been passed to Ukraine, but no response […]

DPR Ombudswoman grateful to Vladimir Putin and Patriarch Kirill for POW swap efforts
15:12, January 22, 2018

One of the biggest prisoners swaps between DPR, LPR and Ukraine took place on December 27

DPR Head invites Ukrainian experts to investigate Elenovka bus shelling
13:29, January 22, 2018

Kiev's allegations that DPR forces were involved in the shooting "absurd and groundless"

Phoenix sells 170,000 SIM cards in January
11:34, January 22, 2018

Donetsk, Jan 22 – DAN. DPR mobile carrier Phoenix has sold 170,000 SIM cards since January this year, said the minister of communications Viktor Yatsenko. “In January, 170,000 Phoenix SIM cards were sold,” he said. On January 11, the DPR was cut off from the last Ukrainian mobile carrier MTS-Ukraine (Vodafone) services after an emergency […]

Kiev forces shell Yuzhnodonbasskiy water duct pumping station outside Yasinovataya – JCCC
10:05, January 22, 2018

Donetsk, Jan 22 – DAN. Ukrainian army carried out strikes on the area of the first-level pumping station of the Yuzhnodonbasskiy water duct outside Yasinovataya, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov. “Yesterday Ukrainian forces shelled the pumping station of the Yuzhnodonbasskiy water duct in Vasilievka village,” he […]