Donbass and Russia pursue cultural and social integration
20:58, May 12, 2017

Donetsk, May 12 – DAN. Donbass and Russia continue cultural and social integration, a decision to create a joint events calendar was adopted at today’s Donbass-Russia Integration Committee meeting in Donetsk. Representatives of Crimean cultural agencies proposed to assist boosting of DPR activities in educational, cultural and health care domains. “Today I saw that we […]

Crimean business ready to cooperate with Donbass, supply goods
20:56, May 12, 2017

Donetsk, May 12 – DAN. Crimean enterprises and business are ready to work with Donbass, said Sergey Ageyev, head of Crimean Center of Economic Cooperation of the Republics speaking today at the Donbass-Russia Integration Committee meeting in Donetsk. “We have come with proposals from Crimean enterprises. We are ready to supply household chemicals, and pastry,” […]

Donbass-Russia Integration Committee to focus on particular action
20:50, May 12, 2017

Donetsk, May 12 – DAN. The Donbass-Russia Integration Committee, aimed at boosting integration and promoting ties between Russian and Donbass Republics, met today in Donetsk and decided to focus on particular actions. Over 300 political experts and activists discussed possible ways of reconstructing economic, social and cultural ties between Russia and war-torn regions. A dozen […]

Three killed, 10 wounded over the week in DPR by Kiev’s shelling
13:49, May 12, 2017

Donetsk, May 12 – DAN. Three people were killed, ten wounded this week by Kiev’s shelling of DPR territory, said DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin. “Ukrainian side keeps shelling peaceful areas of our Republic. This week seven civilians were wounded. Three DPR serviceman died, three sustained injuries.” Kiev forces violated the ceasefire 331 […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire 331 times over week, fire 2,122 rounds at DPR
13:48, May 12, 2017

27 DPR settlements came under fire, 40 residential houses were damaged.

Kievskiy district of Donetsk and Sudak in Crimea become twin towns
11:50, May 12, 2017

Donetsk, May 12 – DAN. Kievskiy district of Donetsk city has signed a twin-town agreement with Sudak in Crimea. The ceremony took place at today’s Russia-Donbass Integration Committee meeting in Donetsk. The document was signed by Kievskiy district head Valentin Levchenko and Sudak administration head Vladimir Serov. “This gives us confidence that we made the […]

Russia-Donbass integration committee meets in Donetsk
11:43, May 12, 2017

Politicians, experts and journalists from 10 countries are participating

Residents of Kiev-held territories join Republic Day march in Donetsk
20:27, May 11, 2017

Donetsk, May 11 – DAN. Residents of Kiev-controlled areas of Donetsk Region joined the Republic Day march in Donetsk on Thursday. These people took part in the Donbass independence referendum three years ago. Holding DPR flags like other marchers, some 300 residents of Kev-held Slavyansk, Kramatorsk, Druzhkovka, Konstantinovka, Krasniy Liman and Mariupol walked along the […]

DPR head awards Orders of Friendship to Russian, Italian, Finnish сitizen
18:38, May 11, 2017

Donetsk, May 11 – DAN. DPR Head Alexander Zakharchenko handed in Orders of Friendship to representatives of the Russian, South Ossetian and Abkhazian delegations on Thursday as the Republic was celebrating the 3rd anniversary of DPR independence referendum. The award ceremony took place at the Solovyanenko Donetsk State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre. “What we’ve […]

Republic Day march begins in Donetsk, gathers thousands
17:32, May 11, 2017

Some 100 Night Wolves Club bikers and the wind band of the city’s Philharmonic Society are leading the march

DPR to open first diplomatic mission in South Ossetia
16:31, May 11, 2017

Donetsk, May 11 – DAN. DPR acting Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova and her South Ossetian counterpart Murat Dzhioyev signed a protocol in Donetsk on Thursday on the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. “Today, DPR Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova and the South Ossetian foreign minister signed a protocol on the establishment of diplomatic […]

600 foreigners come to DPR for Republic Day celebrations
16:17, May 11, 2017

Among the guests are The Russian Federation Council members and The Russian State Duma lawmakers

DPR head wishes fellow citizens peace, progress and prosperity
13:33, May 11, 2017

Donetsk, May 11 – DAN. DPR Head Alexander Zakharchenko congratulated the republic’s residents with Republic’s Day on Thursday noting considerable social, political and economic achievements. “Dear fellow citizens, three years ago today, on 11 May 2014, Donbass people unanimously made a choice voting for freedom and justice at a referendum. I congratulate you on Republic’s […]

Four houses, power lines damaged as Ukrainian forces shell Donetsk outskirts
10:32, May 11, 2017

Donetsk, May 11 – DAN. Four houses and power lines were damaged in northern and western outskirts of Donetsk in overnight shelling by Ukrainian forces, DPR Operations Command said on Thursday. “Over the past 24 hours, damage to housing was recorded at 97 Mirgorodskaya Street and 42 Rustaveli Street in Donetsk’s Kuibyshev district and at […]

Hug urges to start mine clearance in Donbass
21:44, May 10, 2017

Donetsk, May 10 – DAN. All sides in the Donbass conflict must start mine clearance and provide minefields maps, said Principal Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE SMM Alexander Hug. “Explosive devises, mines should be removed and no new ones should be installed. I repeatedly called on all sides to take action and start mine […]

Morozova says chances are POWs swap might transpire by the end of May if verification is finalized
19:06, May 10, 2017

Donetsk, May 10 – DAN. The exchange of prisoners between DPR and Ukraine might take place in the end of May, if the verification of POWs is finalized after it has been interrupted unilaterally by Ukraine, said DPR Ombudswoman Daria Morozova. “If we manage to stir up Ukraine, or to achieve that the verification is […]

DPR in Minsk shall insist on completing POWs verification
18:11, May 10, 2017

The verification is aimed to determine where captives wish to stay after they are set free: in Ukraine or in Donbass Republics

One DPR serviceman killed, another injured by Kiev forces fire over the last 24 hours
15:29, May 10, 2017

Donetsk, May 10 – DAN. One DPR serviceman was killed, another one injured over the last 24 hours by Ukrainian forces’ fire, said DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin. “DPR Armed Forces losses amounted to one killed and one injured.” Ukrainian army fired 293 rounds at DPR frontline areas, using grenade launchers, tanks, mortars […]

Basurin identified Ukrainian units behind attack on Bezymennoye
15:27, May 10, 2017

Donetsk, May 10– DAN. DPR Operations Command identified the Ukrainian armed forces units behind the strikes at Bezymennoye in DPR Novoazovskiy district, said DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin. “According to our intelligence, personnel to carry out strikes were chosen from pro-Nazi soldiers and units of the 36th separate marine brigade, 40th separate artillery brigade and […]

Two civilians injured in Donetsk as Kiev shells the city overnight
12:27, May 10, 2017

Donetsk, May 10 – DAN. Two civilians including one child have been injured today in Kuibyshevskiy district of Donetsk, as Kiev forces shelled the area, DPR Operations Command said. “In the shelling this night a 27-year-old woman and an eight-year-old girl were injured on Spartak Street 79. The woman refused to be hospitalized and the girl was […]