2,000 DPR residents commemorate Mikhail Tolstykh on 2nd anniversary of his death
16:07, February 08, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 8 – DAN. A commemorative meeting on the second anniversary of the death of Donetsk People’s Republic Hero, Somali unit commander Mikhail Tolstykh gathered more than 2,000 residents in Donetsk on Friday. The commemorative event held in the Donetskoye More cemetery was attended by DPR Head Denis Pushilin, officials, lawmakers, and relatives and […]

Ukrainian forces violate ceasefire 120 times over past week, shell 19 DPR settlements – Basurin
16:05, February 08, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 8 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 120 times over the past week, Donetsk People’s Republic People’s Militia deputy commander Eduard Basurin said on Friday. “The contact line situation remains tense. Ukrainian army units keep the intensity of strikes at the same level,” Basurin said. “Overall, 120 strikes at the areas of […]

DPR to open second representative office in Italy on February 9 – Foreign Ministry
13:31, February 08, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 8 – DAN. The opening ceremony of the second Donetsk People’s Republic office in Italy is planned for February 9, the DPR Foreign Ministry press service said on Friday. “On Saturday, February 9, 2019, the opening ceremony of the second DPR representative office will take place in the city of Verona,” the press […]

Ukrainian forces fire nearly 400 rounds at DPR over 24 hours – JCCC
12:10, February 08, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 8 – DAN. Ukrainian army units violated the ceasefire 16 times over the past 24 hours firing 388 rounds of ammunition at the Donetsk People’s Republic territory, head of the DPR Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination Ruslan Yakubov said on Friday. “Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian forces violated […]

300 inmates sentenced before Donbass conflict want transfer to Ukrainian prisons – Morozova
11:53, February 08, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 8 – DAN. Three hundred inmates convicted before the beginning of the Donbass conflict said they wanted to serve their sentences in Ukraine, Donetsk People’s Republic ombudswoman Darya Morozova told reporters on Friday. “As of now, 300 people sentenced before the beginning of the Donbass conflict wish to serve their jail terms in […]

DPR Foreign Ministry says Ukraine’s cementing NATO/EU course in Constitution humiliates people
20:45, February 07, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 7 – DAN. The law cementing the course towards joining NATO and the EU in the Ukrainian Constitution humiliates people in the country, Donetsk People’s Republic Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova said on Thursday evening. “The law passed by Verkhovnaya Rada (parliament) directly contradicts the basic document for independence of the Ukrainian state, namely […]

Senior Ukrainian army officers involved in ammunition thefts – DPR
16:36, February 07, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 7 – DAN. The Donetsk People’s Republic intelligence learnt about a new theft of ammunition in Ukraine involving senior Defence Ministry and General Staff officers, DPR People’s Militia spokesman Daniil Bezsonov said on Thursday. “Weapons and ammunition are stolen not only in the armed conflict zone where so-called volunteers swap them to sell […]

Kiev forces fire at pumping station outside Yasinovataya, personnel hides in shelter – Yakubov
16:00, February 07, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 7 – DAN. Ukrainian forces shelled the Vasilyevka pumping station area outside Yasinovataya, head of the Donetsk People’s Republic Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov said on Thursday. “Today, at 14:50, Ukrainian armed formations in Novosyolovka-2 opened fire at Vasilyevka with recoilless guns (SPG),” Yakubov said.” The […]

Kiev army resumes daytime mortar strikes at Donetsk outskirts – JCCC
15:32, February 07, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 7 – DAN. Ukrainian army units shelled the Spartak village in Donetsk outrkists with mortars on Thursday afternoon, the Donetsk People’s Republic Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination said. “Today, at 14:15, the JCCC recorded a strike by Ukrainian armed forations on the axis Avdeyevka (Butovskaya coalmine air shaft) – […]

DPR to allocate 500 apartments to residents who lost homes during conflict – official
15:30, February 07, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 7 (DAN) – Donetsk People’s Republic authorities will allocate 504 apartments to residents who lost their homes during the fighting in Donbass, DPR Head Domestic Policy Department chief Olga Pozdnyakova told reporters on Thursday. “It is planned to allocate 504 apartments pursuant to orders by DPR Head Denis Pushilin to provide housing to […]

DPR militia accuses Ukraine’s Security Service of civilian’s death at Mayorsk crossing point
15:21, February 07, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 7 – DAN. Ukraine’s Security Service (SBU) agents at checkpoints deliberately create obstacles to residents crossing the contact line in Donbass, which leads to fatalities, DPR People’s Militia command press service Daniil Bezsonov said on Thursday. “Ukrainian borderguards and SBU officers deliberately create obstacles to delay the procedure to allow the passage of […]

Donetsk Republic social movement announces book donation for DPR orphanages
13:37, February 07, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 7 – DAN. The Donetsk Republic social movement announced a book donation action for Donetsk People’s Republic orphanages ahead of International Book Giving Day, the social movement’s press service said on Thursday. “Making orphans feel that they are not alone and give them a whole world called “book” is the key objective of […]

Ukrainian forces shell DPR with 194 rounds over 24 hours – JCCC
10:45, February 07, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 7 – DAN. Ukrainian army units violated the ceasefire 17 times over the past 24 hours firing 194 rounds of ammunition at the Donetsk People’s Republic territory, head of the DPR Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination Ruslan Yakubov said on Thursday. “Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian forces violated […]

DPR prosecutors file criminal case against Ukrainian officer involved in February 1 Donetsk shelling
17:36, February 06, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 6 – DAN. The Donetsk People’s Republic Prosecutor General’s Office opened criminal proceedings against the Ukrainian commander complicit in the shelling of the Staromikhailovka neighbourhood in western Donetsk on February 1. “The PGO Investigation Department launched proceedings over the crime covered by DPR Criminal Code Article 229, Part 2 (act of terror),” the […]

Russia preparing new batch of humanitarian aid for Donbass
16:46, February 06, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 6 – DAN. The Russian Emergency Situations Ministry (EMERCOM) launched preparations to send another humanitarian aid convoy to Donbass, the Ministry’s press service told the Donetsk News Agency on Wednesday. “At present, organisational issues are being resolved to make up a humanitarian aid convoy to Donbass,” the press service said. Earlier reports said […]

Basurin explains sharp increase in Ukrainian forces strikes in Donbass
16:31, February 06, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 6 – DAN. The increase in the number of strikes by Ukrainian forces in Donbass occurred as the election campaign in Ukraine entered a higher gear, Donetsk People’s Republic People’s Militia deputy commander Eduard Basurin told the Donetsk News Agency on Wednesday. “The situation in the region is becoming a bargaining chip in […]

DPR militia downs Ukrainian drone in Donetsk western outskirts
15:09, February 06, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 6 – DAN. The Ukrainian army lost an unmanned aerial vehicle in the Staromikhailovka neighbourhood area in western Donetsk, spokesman for the People’s Militia of the Donetsk People’s Republic Daniil Bezsonov said on Wednesday. “Over the past 24 hours, air defence militia units shot down an enemy drone in the Staromikhailovka area,” Bezsonov […]

★ Ukrainian forces increase strikes at DPR by 11 times over 24 hours – JCCC
10:30, February 06, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 6 – DAN. Ukrainian army units violated the ceasefire 24 times over the past 24 hours firing 615 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 Wednesday. “Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian forces violated the […]

DPR Emergencies Ministry engineers defuse 117 explosive hazards over 24 hours
10:29, February 06, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 6 – DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic Emergencies Ministry engineers found and rendered safe 117 explosive hazards in the Republic’s territory over the past 24 hours, the Ministry press service reported on Wednesday. “Over the past 24 hours, engineers checked two facilities and their premises in the Donetsk People’s Republic, retrieving and destroying 117 […]

DPR Trade Ministry, Chamber of Commerce to look for new destinations in CIS countries
17:57, February 05, 2019

Donetsk, Feb 5 – DAN. The Donetsk People’s Republic Industry and Trade Ministry and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Tuesday signed a cooperation agreement to look for new markets in former Soviet republics, Industry and Trade Minister Eduard Armatov said. “This agreement will help us find new destinations in CIS states, present our […]