DPR repels Kiev’s assault in the south, Repuplic still shelled with mortars
18:00, October 14, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 14 – DAN DPR troops repelled Ukrainian attack on the south axis, the enemy continues shelling of the Republics’ forces positions with mortar fire, DPR Operations Command told journalists. “The enemy’s assault was repelled, though Ukrainian forces keep shelling DPR positions with 82mm and 120mm mortars,” the Command said. The statement says that […]

DPR Defence: Ukrainian forces shelled DPR frontline territories 2,060 times over the week
17:07, October 14, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 14 – DAN  Ukrainian forces shelled DPR frontline territories 2,060 times over the week, a DPR defense official said. “This week an escalation along the line of contact is obsereved,” deputy commander of DPR Operations Command Colonel Eduard Basurin told journalists speaking at a briefing in DAN news agency. “The enemy intentionally provokes […]

Kiev reinforces frontline positions with dozens of heavy guns, tanks – DPR intelligence
17:03, October 14, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 14 – DAN Ukrainian forces have deployed dozens of artillery guns, tanks, mortars, multiple launch rocket systems, missile defense systems and UAV to the frontline over a week, Donetsk People’s Republic Operations Command deputy Chief Eduard Basurin told reporters on Friday. “Our intelligence has uncovered new evidence of the Ukrainian army’s illegitimate deployment […]

Ukrainian forces attack DPR troops in south frontline zone
15:49, October 14, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 14 – DAN Ukrainian forces today attacked DPR troops in Leninskoye village area, south of the Republic, said a DPR Operations Command representative. “Ukrainian units, in violation of their responsibilities to cease fire, started attacking our positions at 1.50 p.m. today. After artillery preparation with 152mm guns enemy’s units up to one company backed […]

DPR Foreign Ministry supports French president’s statement on Minsk II
15:27, October 14, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 14 – DAN French President Francois Hollande’s statement on priorities in the implementation of the Minsk Agreements, such as ‘elections first, border control later,’ fully conforms to the position of the Donetsk People’s Republic, acting DPR Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova said. “On October 11, 2016, French President Francois Hollande, speaking at the session […]

Pushilin: Ukrainian actions on disengagement “absurd”
15:07, October 14, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 14 – DAN DPR envoy to Minsk talks Denis Pushilin called Ukrainian actions on first Donbass disengagement of forces and hardware “absurd”. “Ukraine has been continuously protracting the pullback of forces, the situation along the line of contact deteriorates,” he said. “Ukraine keeps shelling DPR towns, provocations persist. So they carry out strikes […]

Ukrainian forces fire at DPR energy workers restoring power lines
15:02, October 14, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 14 – DAN DPR energy workers who were restoring power lines in six Republic’s southern villages came under fire of Ukrainian forces, head of Novoazovskiy village administration Anatoliy Yanovskiy told DAN. «Our energy workers today have proceeded with restoring power supply, but Ukrainian armed forces continued shelling and the repairs had to be […]

DPR Defense: Kiev forces shell JCCC observation post in Bezymennoye
10:25, October 14, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 14 – DAN Kiev forces shelled Bezymennoye village, where the Joint Centre for Control and Co-ordination (JCCC) observation post is located, with mortars, a DPR Ministry of Defense representative told DAN news agency. “The previous night at 9.15 p.m. Ukrainian side started shelling Bezymennoye village where a JCCC observation post is located. The […]

Ukrainian forces heavily shell DPR south and Donetsk suburbs, 220 artillery and mortar rounds fired
10:20, October 14, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 14 – DAN Ukrainian forces heavily shelled southern DPR villages and western Donetsk suburbs over the night, 220 artillery and mortar rounds were fired, a defense source told DAN news agency. “From 7 p.m. till 1 a.m. Ukrainian side was shelling Sakhanka, Leninskoye, Bezymennoye villages in Novoazovskiy district, Trudovskiye and Donentsk western settlements […]

Captured DPR deminer hospitalized with broken ribs after interrogation in Ukraine
18:48, October 13, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 13 – DAN The deminer captured near Shirokino in southern Donetsk People’s Republic has been severely beaten up by Ukraine’s Security Service personnel and is now in serious condition in a Mariupol hospital, DPR human rights commissioner Darya Morozova told reporters on Thursday. “The person who contacted the commissioner’s office has informed our […]

Situation at the front deteriorates, disengagement out of question – DPR leader
17:29, October 13, 2016

First disengagement of DPR and Ukrainian forces took place near the village of Petrovskoye on October 7

Ukrainian helicopter gunship fires on DPR territory – Zakharchenko
16:59, October 13, 2016

Minsk Agreements prohibit the use of combat aviation in the conflict zone

DPR to list displaced persons entitled to social benefits
15:22, October 13, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 13 – DAN. The Ministry of Labor and Social Policy of the Donetsk People’s Republic will create a database of displaced persons in order to grant them allowances and compensations. These plans were brought forward by Labor and Social Policy Minister Larisa Tolstykina during a meeting of senior officials on Thursday chaired by DPR […]

Ukrainian army deploys BUK missile defense systems to Donbass
14:47, October 13, 2016

It is capable of destroying targets at an altitude of up to 10 kilometers

Ukrainian forces shell DPR 160 times since Wednesday
14:21, October 13, 2016

Donetsk, October 13 – DAN. Ukrainian forces have shelled frontline areas of the Donetsk People’s Republic 168 times since Wednesday, DPR Operations Command deputy Сhief Eduard Basurin told a briefing at the DNA news agency. “The situation in the Donetsk People’s Republic remains tense. Ukrainian forces have violated the ceasefire 168 times in the past 24 […]

Ukrainian army units near Donetsk reinforced with tanks, howitzers
22:18, October 12, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 12 – DAN. Ukrainian forces have deployed tanks, self-propelled howitzers, armoured vehicles and truckloads of ammunition to the frontline in the Donetsk and Mariupol directions, a senior military official of the Donetsk People’s Republic said on Wednesday. “Our intelligence is revealing more facts of presence of prohibited Ukrainian weapons in the zone of […]

Restoration of power supply in southern DPR impeded by Ukrainian forces shelling
17:52, October 12, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 12 – DAN. Kiev’s ongoing shelling impedes restoration of power supply to five villages in DPR south, said acting head of Novoazovskiy district administration Anatoliy  Yanovskiy. “Power is out in Sergeyevka, Leninskoe, Dzerzhinskoye, Zaichenko, Kominternovo, Novaya Tavriya. Utility workers can not start recovery efforts, as they start moving to the emergency area Kiev […]

DPR defence: Kiev forces trying to seize south Donbass frontline village
15:05, October 12, 2016

Donetsk, Oct 12 – DAN. Ukrainian forces shelled Kominternovo village and tried to seize nearby areas, a DPR defense representative said. “Since the morning Kominternovo is being shelled, mostly with small arms. The enemy also tried to seize areas close to the village,” said DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin. DPR defense authorities report […]

DPR Defence: Kiev forces shell DPR 333 times over 24 hours
11:27, October 12, 2016

At least 9 houses damaged in Donetsk and Gorlovka's suburb

Pushilin: Disengagement should be completed in pilot areas before discussion on other zones
9:41, October 12, 2016

Hope still exists for disengagement in Stanitsa Luganskaya in the near future