Ukrainian forces shell DPR territory 247 times over 24 hours as situation deteriorates
13:27, October 05, 2016

Weapons banned under Minsk agreements were used 166 times

DPR envoy: Kiev has not confirmed its readiness for a major hostage swap
12:40, October 05, 2016

Ukraine protracts the implementation of Minsk agreements

Ukraine forces shell Makeevka, school damaged
9:05, October 05, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 5 – DAN. Kiev forces shelled Makeevka over the night, a school is damaged, a DPR defense source told Donetsk news agency. “The building of the school № 77 was damaged over the night as Makeevka was shelled by Ukrainian forces,” the source said. Earlier DPR Operations Command reported that Kiev forces shelled […]

Kiev shells Yasinovataya industrial area
19:31, October 04, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 4 – DAN. Ukraine military shelled Yasinovataya industrial area, a DPR defense source told Donetsk news agency. “At about 5 p.m. a shelling of Yasinovataya industrial area with 82mm mortars was reported,” the source said. According to the defense official, 22 mortar rounds were fired from the direction of Avdeevka, currently occupied by Ukraine […]

DPR prosecutors to bring criminal charges against Ukrainian commanders
16:00, October 04, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 4 – DAN. DPR Prosecutor General’s Office is preparing to bring criminal charges against Ukrainian commanders as accomplices to shelling the Republic’s territory, a representative of the Office told DAN. “We have case files concerning the shellings, evidence gathering is ongoing. I believe criminal charges soon will be brought against Ukrainian armed forces […]

Kiev violates ceasefire more than 120 times over 24 hours, DPR Command says
14:40, October 04, 2016

Ukraine forces use weapons banned under the Minsk agreements

IVC says primaries might be held in other DPR municipalities
9:13, October 04, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 4 – DAN. The DPR Interim Vote Commission (IVC) says primaries might be organized in other municipalities across the Republic. “We leave open the possibility of primaries in other DPR municipalities. If we receive requests for such endeavor in other regions, it is possible,” said the IVC press officer Oleg Balykin. The first […]

DPR troops return to positions in Petrovskoye area after Ukraine fails to complete withdrawal
19:09, October 03, 2016

Petrovskoye, Oct 3 – DAN. Ukraine failed today to withdraw forces from Petrovskoye area south of Donetsk, said DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin. “The Ukrainian side disrupted the disengagement of forces in Petrovskoye area. DPR troops return to the positions they previously were pulled back from,” he said. DPR troops completed the withdrawal […]

Kiev shells DPR’s Petrovskoye area from disengagement-set area
16:31, October 03, 2016

Petrovskoye, Oct 3 – DAN. Ukrainian forces start shelling Petrovskoye area from the positions that they should have left in the course of the disengagement, DPR defense officials stated. “Viktorovka village is under fire. It is located in a neutral zone, there are no troops there,” they said. DAN reporter hears automatic grenade launcher bursts […]

DPR forces pullback completed in Petrovskoye area
16:01, October 03, 2016

Petrovskoye, Oct 3 – DAN. The disengagement of forces and military hardware in DPR area of responsibility,  Petrovskoye area south of Donetsk, is compleated, DAN correspondent reports. The representative of Russia to the Joint Centre for Control and Co-ordination (JCCC) General Sergey Medvedskiy and OSCE SMM monitors observed the process, using a quadrotor. DPR Command […]

Int observers say Donetsk primaries and campaigning were at a high level
15:22, October 03, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 3 – DAN. The general opinion among the international observers in the DPR primaries-2016 is that the voting and preceding campaigning were transparent and properly held. “We saw no violations of international requirements. Judging by my own experience I would say this is a rare example of transparent and professionally organized voting,” stated […]

Self-nominees with Donetsk Republic movement membership win DPR primaries, turnout over 370 thousand
12:18, October 03, 2016

Incumbent Igor Martynov sweeps Donetsk mayoral primary

Kiev forces shell Yasinovataya, nine houses damaged
10:42, October 03, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 3 – DAN. Ukraine military shelled Yasinovataya area with 122mm artillery ahead of the planned disengagement of forces and hardware, a DPR defense source told DAN news agency. “At 11.45 p.m. Ukrainian side started shelling industrial area in vicinity of Yasinovataya, 122mm artillery was used,” the interlocutor said. Kiev forces also used 82mm […]

Time to win in politics. October 2 primaries in DPR
8:00, October 03, 2016

The big day for Donetsk in DAN pictures

Vote count continues in DPR, preliminary numbers show 370 thousand turnout at primaries
22:58, October 02, 2016

The results to be announced officially on October 3

International observers hold the DPR primaries as an example to the Western countries
21:51, October 02, 2016

They note queues to ballot boxes and flawless work of vote commissions

DPR primaries polling stations close, vote count is about to begin
20:07, October 02, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 2 – DAN. Polling stations closed at 8 p.m. for the DPR and Donbass first primaries, vote counting will start soon, said the Interim Vote Commission (IVC) press officer Oleg Balykin. “Polling stations close at 8 p.m. as planned,” he announced. He said there was no need for voting hours extention. The Interim […]

Primaries turnout in DPR nears 350 thousand people as of 6 p.m.
18:35, October 02, 2016

No violations or incidents were reported

More than 290 thousand voters cast ballots during the first 7 hours of DPR primaries
15:35, October 02, 2016

The voting hours are 8 a.m until 8 p.m.

Ukrainian military shell DPR territory 269 times over 24 hours, two servicemen killed
15:12, October 02, 2016

Various types of weapons wer used including those banned under Minsk agreements