Ukrainian army shells seven DPR settlements over 24 hours, expends 30 rounds of ammunition – JCCC
10:31, August 08, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 8 – DAN. Ukrainian army units violated the ceasefire seven times over the past 24 hours firing more than 30 rounds of ammunition at the Donetsk People’s Republic territory, the DPR Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination reported on Thursday. “Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian armed formations violated the […]

DPR reveals inconsistencies in Kiev’s report on four military deaths outside Mariupol
15:22, August 07, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 7 – DAN. The DPR Mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) has revealed a number of inconsistencies in Kiev’s report on deaths of Ukrainian troops in an alleged DPR attack outside Mariupol. “The DPR Mission has investigated the incident involving deaths of members of Ukrainian armed formations. The results […]

DPR expects Kiev to investigate ceasefire violations and held culprits accountable
15:20, August 07, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 7 – DAN. Kiev must carry out an investigation into recent ceasefire violations and punish the responsible, said DPR acting Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova. “We hope that the Ukrainian side shall soon fulfill its obligations in accordance with the adopted package of additional measures providing for mandatory investigations and accountability of culprits with […]

Water supply might be limited in parts of Donetsk
12:59, August 07, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 7 – DAN. The Ministry of Construction and Public Utilities has warned of possible limited water supply in Donetsk due to repairs of the Donetsk filtration station (DFS). “Today at 8 a.m., Donetsk water treatment plant has been halted as scheduled maintenance of electric equipment is taking place there. Water supply is limited […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire three times in 24 hours
11:58, August 07, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 7 – DAN. The Ukrainian army violated the ceasefire three times in 24 hours firing 20-plus rounds, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov. “The number of ceasefire violations recorded in the past 24 hours is three. The total number of rounds fired is 24,” the […]

Ukrainian units on high operational alert outside Mariupol – People’s Militia
10:43, August 07, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 7 – DAN. Ukrainian army has begun direct preparations for an offensive against the DPR, the Republic’s People’s Militia said. “Our intelligence has received reports on Ukrainian forward units are on high operational alert and reserve units are moving towards the front on the Mariupol direction,” the report reads. The following armed formations […]

DPR not involved in death of four Ukrainian servicemen near Maripuol – People’s Militia
18:55, August 06, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 6 – DAN. The Donetsk People’s Republic People’s Militia denied Ukrainian leaders’ information alleging that DPR forces had shelled Ukrainian servicemen during engineering works north of Mariupol. On Tuesday, Secretary of the Ukrainian National Security and Defence Council Alexander Danilyuk said that four Ukrainian servicemen had been killed in the Pavlopol village in […]

Five Ukrainian servicemen detained for looting on Donbass contact line – DPR militia intelligence
18:51, August 06, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 6 – DAN. Five Ukrainian servicemen have been detained by Ukrainian military police on suspicion of stealing civilians’ property on the contact line in Donbass, Donetsk People’s Republic People’s Militia spokesman Daniil Bezsonov said on Tuesday. “Military police detained five gunmen of 56th Brigade 23rd Battalion for attempted looting as they were dismantling […]

DPR venerates memory of Russian journalist Andrey Stenin killed 5 years ago
15:01, August 06, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 6 – DAN. A rally and a memorial service for Russia Today photo journalist Andrey Stenin have taken place in the Donetsk People’s Republic. The commemorative events that took place near the scene of his death in the Snezhnoye area, brought together more than two hundred people. Among the participants were local authorities […]

Kiev’s statements about commitment to peace are cynical – Pushilin
14:07, August 06, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 6 – DAN. Kiev’s statements about commitment to peace in Donbass amidst the shelling by Ukrainian army have become a cynical and barefaced lie, Donetsk People’s Republic Head Denis Pushilin said on Tuesday. “On Monday, Ukrainian armed forces violated the truce again opening machine-gun fire at a school in central Gorlovka,” Pushilin said. […]

Ukrainian forces shell two DPR settlements, damage three houses in Gorlovka – JCCC
10:21, August 06, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 6 – DAN. Ukrainian armed formations violated the ceasefire twice over the past 24 hours, head of the Donetsk People’s Republic Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov said on Tuesday. “Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire twice,” Yakubov said. Fire was delivered at […]

Nearly 8,000 DPR residents receive Russian passports
20:45, August 05, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 5 – DAN. Almost 8,000 Donetsk People’s Republic residents have obtained Russian citizenship under a simplified procedure, the DPR Migration Service press service told the Donetsk News Agency. “A total of 7,971 DPR residents have received Russian passports,” the press service said. On April 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the degree on […]

DPR authorities allocate over 1 mln rub to Ukrainian compatriots over the week
14:44, August 05, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 5 – DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic authorities provided financial aid to more than 90 compatriots from Kiev-held areas of Donbass over the past week, the Republic’s Labour and Social Policy Ministry said on Monday. “From July 29 to August 5, financial assistance was provided to 93 residents of Kiev-controlled teritory,” the Ministry said. […]

Ukrainian military dismantle unique Butovka-Donetskaya mine as scrap
14:06, August 05, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 5 – DAN. Ukrainian forces have begun to dismantle the Butovka-Donetskaya mine as scrap, said the head of the DPR People’s Militia press service Daniil Bezsonov. “The members of the 92nd brigade are eagerly pillaging the equipment of the Butovka-Donetskaya coalmine to sell it as scrap. The ransack has gained industrial rate,” he […]

DPR miners produce 5 mln tons in 1H exceeding plan
13:15, August 05, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 5 – DAN. DPR coalmining enterprises have produced 4.9 mln tons of coal in January-July 2019, the Ministry of Coal and Energy said. “In January-July 2019 DPR coalmining enterprises have produced 4,897,870 tons of coal exceeding the plan by 103 percent as additional 181,910 tons have been hoisted.” In July, the total of […]

Kiev army violates ceasefire twice over 24 hours – JCCC
11:06, August 05, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 5 – DAN. The Ukrainian army violated the ceasefire twice in 24 hours firing six rounds, the DPR Mission to the the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) said. “The number of ceasefire violations recorded in the past 24 hours is two. The total number of rounds fired is six,” the report […]

Kiev holds 253 DPR supporters in captivity
16:42, August 02, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 2 – DAN. Kiev special services keep 253 DPR supporters in captivity, the DPR Ombudswoman’s Office said on Friday. “As of August 2, 2019, Ukraine holds 253 people,” the report reads. The presence of 101 of them on the Ukrainian territory is confirmed, while the status of others is either unknown or being […]

Armed conflict claims 116 lives of DPR residents this year, 150 injured
16:39, August 02, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 2 – DAN. Almost 120 DPR residents have been killed in the first seven months of 2019 in Kiev attacks, almost 150 have been injured, the DPR Ombudswoman’s Office said. “From January 1 to August 1, 116 DPR residents were killed. Of those eight were civilians; 44 civilians were injured, including three minors.” […]

Ukrainian army violated renewed ceasefire 31 times
13:53, August 02, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 2 – DAN. Ukrainian units have violated the renewed ceasefire 55 times, said DPR People’s Militia deputy chief-of-staff Eduard Basurin. “Since the recommitment to ceasefire has been renewed, Kiev forces violated the ceasefire 55 times, firing 67 grenade launcher rounds and 23 mortar rounds of 82 mm caliber.” “Our units have not opened […]

DPR calls on Kiev to punish responsible for drone attack on Republic
13:15, August 02, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 2 – DAN.  Ukraine’s usage of attack drones in Donbass has become a blatant violation of the ceasefire and the Minsk Agreements, said DPR Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova. “Ukrainian attack drone was used on August 1 outside Oktyabr, as a result three troops have been injure. We demand that Ukraine investigates the incident […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire three times in 24 hours
11:29, August 02, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 2 – DAN.  The Ukrainian army violated the ceasefire three times in the past 24 hours, firing three rounds, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov. “Over the past 24 hours the enemy violated the ceasefire three times firing three shells,” the report said. Trudovskiye, Sosnovskoye […]

Ukrainian forces use attack drone in southern DPR, three militiamen wounded – People’s Militia
19:13, August 01, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 1 – DAN. Three Donetsk People’s Republic militiamen were wounded in a Ukrainian drone attack in southern DPR, the DPR People’s Militia reported on Thursday. “Today, at 14:05, Ukrainian forces used an attack unmanned aerial vehicle to drop a VOG-17 grenade onto our positions in the Oktyabr village area,” a People’s Militia representative […]

DPR militia urges intl observers to make Kiev observe full ceasefire
16:32, August 01, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 1 – DAN. International observers can contribute to securing peace in Donbass by putting pressure on Ukraine, Donetsk People’s Republic People’s Militia spokesman Daniil Bezsonov said on Thursday. Earlier reports said that the Kiev army had opened mortar fire at the south of the Donetsk People’s Republic. Two 120mm mortar rounds were fired. […]

60,000 people queueing for DPR, Russian passports – Donbass Post
11:54, August 01, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 1 – DAN. More than 60,000 Donetsk People’s Republic residents joined the electronic queue in July to obtain DPR and Russian citizenship, the Donbass Post state-owned enterprise press service reported on Thursday. “In July 2019, the overall number of issued coupons reached over 60,000,” the report said. Most coupons – 45,653 – were […]

DPR intelligence reports Ukrainian hardware in residential areas near contact line
11:29, August 01, 2019

Donetsk, Aug 1 – DAN. Ukrainian forces deployed military hardware in residential areas of Kiev-controlled settlements near the contact line in Donbass, the Donetsk People’s Republic People’s Militia press service reported on Thursday. “Our intelligence recorded the deployment of military hardware next to dwelling houses on the premises of municipal facilities in the settlements of […]