Ukrainian forces fire 270 rounds at DPR over 24 hours, 21 houses damaged – JCCC
10:53, October 08, 2019

Donetsk, Oct 8 – DAN. Ukrainian army units violated the ceasefire 24 times over the past 24 hours firing more than 270 rounds of ammunition at the Donetsk People’s Republic territory, the DPR Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination reported on Tuesday. “Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian armed formations violated the […]

DPR Head congratulates Putin on his birthday
17:35, October 07, 2019

Donetsk, Oct 7 – DAN. DPR Head Denis Pushilin has congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on his birthday. “On behalf of all Donbass residents I warmly congratulate the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin on his birthday. We shall always remember what you have done for our people. At the times of a great […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire 144 times in a week
17:02, October 07, 2019

Donetsk, Oct 7 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 144 times this week, firing 3.8 tons of rounds, said DPR People’s Militia deputy chief-of-staff Eduard Basurin. “Over the week, from September 30 to October 7, 144 ceasefire violations were recorded. DPR towns were targeted with two artillery rounds of 1,864 rounds with the total […]

Ukrainian statements on preconditions to disengagement are inefficient – Nikonorova
16:23, October 07, 2019

The statement of Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadim Pristaiko on the derailment of efforts to eliminate violations in disengagement areas are at odds with the agreements reached in Minsk on October 1, the DPR Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova said. Earlier on Monday, Pristaiko said that the disengagement had not begun in Petrovskoye and Zolotoye due to […]

DPR updates SMM on disposition of its forces in Petrovskoye area
16:10, October 07, 2019

Donetsk, Oct 7 – DAN. DPR Mission to the JCCC has informed the OSCE SMM on People’s Militia forces locations in the Petrovskoye disengagement area. “In accordance with previously reached agreements … today we have updated the OSCE SMM on the initial disposition of DPR forces in the Petrovskoye disengagement area No. 3.” The Ukrainian side […]

Kiev forces shell and damage Emergencies Ministry’s response center at Gorlovka checkpoint
11:15, October 07, 2019

Donetsk, Oct 7 – DAN. A center for assistance to population outside Gorlovka managed by the DPR Emergencies Ministry has come under shelling, the ministry said. “DPR Emergencies Ministry’s response center at the Gorlovka checkpoint came under fire on October 6. External and internal panels of the module have been damaged.” The DPR mission to […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire 39 times in 24 hours, fire 900 shells
10:57, October 07, 2019

Donetsk, Oct 7 – DAN. Kiev forces violated the ceasefire 39 times within 24 hours firing almost 900 shells at the DPR territory, said DPR Mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC). “The number of ceasefire violations recorded in the past 24 hours is 39. The total number of rounds fired is […]

Russian journalists came under fire in Kominternovo
20:32, October 06, 2019

Donetsk, Oct 6 – DAN. Russian journalists affiliated with the Izvestia media outlet came under Ukrainian shelling today in Kominternovo, the DPR People’s Militia said. “The shelling lasted from 3.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m., the fighters of the 36th brigade were targeting the township with IFVs, grenade launchers, large caliber machine guns and small arms. […]

SMM to use all means to monitor disengagement
17:41, October 04, 2019

Donetsk, Oct 4 – DAN. The OSCE SMM shall closely monitor the disengagement in Donbass by means of cameras and unmanned aerial vehicles, and patrols, the misson said. “We are ready to monitor the disengagement process. The SMM shall also monitor it distantly with caneras and UAVs on both sides of the contact line. “The […]

Kiev has to harmonize special status law with Donbass – expert
16:01, October 04, 2019

Donetsk, Oct 4 – DAN. Ukraine should remember that it is necessary to coordinate the Donbass special status law with the DPR and LPR, said Centre for Current Politics director Alexey Chesnakov said. “The statement of Bogdan Yaremenko, head of the Verkhovnaya Rada foreign policy committee, on the necessity to coordinate the final text of […]

DPR reveals details on disengagement in Petrovskoye
15:36, October 04, 2019

Donetsk, Oct 4 – DAN. DPR People’s Militia is expecting demining and the withdrawal of forces and hardware in the Petrovskoye-Bogdanovka disengagement area, the Defense’s press service said. “The disengagement includes pull-back of forces that is to take place step by step, and demining of land to be confirmed by the OSCE SMM.” The DPR […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire 120 times in a week
13:28, October 04, 2019

Donetsk, Oct 4 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 120 times this week, firing 500 rounds, said DPR People’s Militia deputy chief-of-staff Eduard Basurin. “Over the week 120 ceasefire violations were recorded. DPR towns were targeted with two artillery rounds of 122 mm caliber, 120 rounds of 120 mm and 82 mm calber, 11 […]

DPR sends Ukrainian service member to prison for 18 years was bridge destruction
12:52, October 04, 2019

Donetsk, Oct 4 – DAN. DPR Supreme Court has sentenced a Ukrainian service member to 18 years of prison on the combined effect of articles covering the detonation of a bridge on the  Donetsk-Avdeyevka highway, the prosecutor General’s office said on Friday. “Ukrainian service member pantyushenko B.V. has been sentenced by the DPR Supreme Court […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire 14 times in 24 hours, fire 140-plus shells
11:21, October 04, 2019

Donetsk, Oct 4 – DAN. Kiev forces violated the ceasefire 14 times within 24 hours firing 143 shells at the DPR territory, 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 14. The total number of rounds fired […]

DPR forces shoot down Ukrainian drone in south of Republic – militia
16:51, October 03, 2019

Donetsk, Oct 3 – DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic militiamen shot down a Ukrainian Phantom drone which was adjusting Ukrainian forces fire in the south of the Republic, the DPR People’s Militia reported on Thursday. “Militia air defence units continue to effectively protect the Republic from air threats,” the report said. “Yesterday, another Ukrainian Phantom drone […]

DPR Head congratulates Donetsk Republic social movement on 5th anniversary
13:17, October 03, 2019

Donetsk, Oct 3 – DAN. The Donetsk Republic social movement is a centre for attracting patriots wishing to build a prosperous country, Donetsk People’s Republic Head Denis Pushilin said in his address on Thursday in connection with the 5th anniversary of the establishment of the movement. “The indissoluble connection between citizens and legislative and executive […]

Ukrainian forces fire 142 rounds at DPR over 24 hours, use 122mm artillery, inflict damage – JCCC
10:58, October 03, 2019

Donetsk, Oct 3 – DAN. Ukrainian army units violated the ceasefire 20 times over the past 24 hours firing 142 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 armed formations […]

Rectification of violations in Donbass disengagement areas to last 30 days – Nikonorov
10:46, October 03, 2019

Donetsk, Oct 3 – DAN. The rectification of violations in the areas of disengagement of the conflicting parties’ forces and hardware in the settlements of Petrovskoye (DPR) and Zolotoye (LPR) will take 30 days, Donetsk People’s Republic representative to the security subgroup Alexey Nikonorov said on Thursday. “At the Contact Group meeting in Minsk on […]

DPR plans to reconstruct 400 damaged private houses in 2020
16:41, October 02, 2019

Donetsk, Oct 2 – DAN. Repair works on 225 private houses damaged during the military action shall be finalized by the end of 2019, 400 more shall be reconstructed in 2020, the Republic’s Construction and Housing and Public Utilities Minister Sergey Naumets said on Wednesday. “By the end of the year, 225 private houses should […]

DPR develops mechanism to repay Ukrainian debt to Voda Donbassa employees
16:14, October 02, 2019

Donetsk, Oct 2 – DAN. The DPR government has finalized a mechanism for Ukrainian debt repayments to the employees of the Voda Donbassa water company, the Republic’s Construction and Housing and Public Utilities Minister Sergey Naumets said on Wednesday. “The debt of the Ukrainian company is to be fully repaid via the Voda Donbassa water […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire 15 times in 24 hours
11:45, October 02, 2019

Donetsk, Oct 2– DAN. Kiev forces violated the ceasefire 15 times within 24 hours firing almost 140 shells at the DPR territory, 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 15. The total number of rounds fired […]

Joint Statement of DPR and LPR Heads on Steinmeier formula success
11:29, October 02, 2019

Donetsk, Sep 30 – DAN. Ukraine finally signed the Steinmeier formula, granting special status to Dondass, thanks to Russia, Germany and France. By this move it has recognized the special right of Donbass people for self-determination. We shall decide on our own what language to speak, what our economy is going to be like, how […]

Kiev must carry out constitutional reform to implement Steinmeier formula – DPR foreign ministry
20:36, October 01, 2019

Donetsk, Oct 1 – DAN. Ukraine has to work hard on amending the law on special status of Donbass and begin the constitutional reform in the country, Donetsk People’s Republic Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova said in comments on further moves towards political settlement in Donbass, after Kiev signed the Steinmeier formula earlier on Tuesday. “Kiev […]

Kiev’s signing Steinmeier formula is victory for DPR, LPR – Nikonorova
20:15, October 01, 2019

Donetsk, Oct 1 – DAN. The signing of the Steinmeier formula in Minsk on Tuesday became a major diplomatic victory for the Donbass Republics, Donetsk People’s Republic Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova said. “Despite the abundance of extremely destructive statements by Kiev, we still managed to convince it to coordinate the Steinmeier formula as it was […]

DPR militia downs Ukrainian drone outside Donetsk
17:59, October 01, 2019

Donetsk, Oct 1 – DAN. Ukrainian forces lost another unmanned aerial vehicle in the Staromikhailovka neighbourhood area in western Donetsk, the Donetsk People’s Republic People’s Militia reported on Tuesday. “Another Ukrainian armed formations ‘ Krylo-type drone was destroyed in the Staromikhailovka area. It was used for reconnaissance purposes by 28th Brigade gunmen,” the report said.*jk