Total number of COVID-19 cases in DPR surpasses 5,000
12:49, October 16, 2020

Donetsk, Oct 16 – DAN. The total number of patients diagnosed with COVID-19 since the outbreak of the pandemic has exceeded 5,000, the Ministry of Health said. “As of October 16, the total number of COVID-19 has reached 5,058,” the report reads. In the past 24 hours, 153 new cases were revealed; 24 people were […]

Morning on the line: Ukrainian forces shell Yakovlevka, launch UAVs, blasts heard
12:22, October 16, 2020

Donetsk, Oct 16 – DAN. Ukrainian forces opened fire targeting Yakovlevka north-east of Yasinovataya, the DPR mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) said. “Ukrainian armed formations opened small arms fire targeting Yakovlevka from the direction of Avdeyevka at 9.10 a.m.” An UAV was spotted over Vodyanoye at 9.04 a.m – 10 […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire twice in 24 hours – JCCC
11:10, October 16, 2020

Donetsk, Oct 16 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire twice over the past 24 hours, the DPR mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) said. “Over the past 24 hours, the number of registered violations was two, the number of rounds fired is five.” Mortars of 82 mm caliber, SPGs, AGSs […]

50-million rubles to be allocated for upgrading DPR power grid – Ministry
22:28, October 15, 2020

Donetsk, Oct 15 – DAN. Khartsyzsk Grid, a division of the Regional Power Supply Company (REK), will invest more than 50 million rubles by the end of this year to upgrade transmission lines across the Donetsk People’s Republic, the DPR Coal and Energy Ministry reported on Thursday. “Specialists <…> are upgrading 110 kW substations and […]

Govt-funded COVID-19 testing to begin shortly – DPR Health Ministry
16:35, October 15, 2020

Donetsk, Oct 15 – DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic hospitals will receive a large batch of novel coronavirus COVID-19 test kits within the next two weeks, DPR Healthcare Minister Alexander Oprischenko said at a press briefing here on Thursday. “We’ll buy a large amount of ELISA kits (enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, ELISA – eds Donetsk News Agency) […]

DPR resident sentenced to 16 years for spying for Ukraine – prosecutors
16:03, October 15, 2020

Donetsk, Oct 15 – DAN. A Donetsk People’s Republic resident has been sentenced to 16 years for spying for Ukraine’s security services, the DPR Prosecutor General’s Office press service reported on Thursday. “The preliminary investigation was monitored the PGO military and government bodies supervision department,” the report said.  “On September 10, the DPR Supreme Court […]

Ukrainian forces fire mortars at workers outside Yasinovataya – JCCC
15:22, October 15, 2020

Donetsk, Oct 15 – DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic observers at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC), DPR militia engineer service representatives and a team of workers came under fire on the Donetsk-Yasinovataya railway stretch, the JCCC’s DPR Office reported on Thursday. “Despite the security guarantees, Ukrainian armed formations fired 82mm mortars at a […]

153 new COVID-19 cases reported in DPR over 24 hours – Health Ministry
15:04, October 15, 2020

Donetsk, Oct 15 – DAN. One hundred and fifty-three new COVID-8 cases have been diagnosed in the Donetsk People’s Republic over the past 24 hours, the DPR Healthcare Ministry reported on Thursday. Twenty-one people have been discharged from hospitals with two negative test results for COVID-19, and 17 patients have died since Wednesday, the report […]

DPR requests Russia to supply COVID-19 vaccine
14:26, October 15, 2020

Donetsk, Oct 15 – DAN. The Donetsk People’s Republic has requested the Russian Federation to supply a Russian-made COVID-19 vaccine, DPR Healthcare Minister Alexander Oprischenko said at a press briefing in Donetsk on Thursday. “We’ve sent an application to Russia and are waiting for approval and possible supplies (of the Russian vaccine against the novel […]

Ukrainian forces fire at DPR four times over past 24 hours, use mortars – JCCC
14:01, October 15, 2020

Donetsk, Oct 15 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire four times over the past 24 hours, the Donetsk People’s Republic Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) reported on Thursday. “Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian armed formations violated the ceasefire four times expending ten rounds of ammunition,” the report said. […]

DPR Mission to JCCC reports blasts at Ukrainian positions
13:59, October 14, 2020

Donetsk, Oct 14 – DAN. DPR Mission to the JCCC has reported explosions at Ukrainian positions outside Avdeyevka north of Donetsk. “Two explosions at Ukrainian positions outside Avdeyevka were recorded at 11.20 a.m.” In the morning, Kiev forces engaged Donetsk outskirts with small arms. The Additional Measures to Strengthen the Ceasefire were signed at the […]

DPR reports 86 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours
13:50, October 14, 2020

Donetsk, Oct 14 – DAN. Donetsk, Oct 11 – DAN. DPR has registered 86 new cases of COVID-19 as the total number of confirmed cases climbed to 4,752, the Ministry of Health said. “The Ministry of Health reports that 15 patients were discharged from hospitals after two negative tests, 14 people died, among them men […]

Kiev forces violate ceasefire three times in 24 hours – JCCC
13:49, October 14, 2020

Donetsk, Oct 14 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire three times over the past 24 hours, the DPR mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) said. “Over the past 24 hours, the number of registered violations was three, the number of rounds fired is 17.” AGSs, high caliber machine guns and […]

2,000 DPR energy facilities damaged in Ukrainian army strikes since 2014 – Ministry
19:44, October 13, 2020

Donetsk, Oct 13 – DAN. Strikes by Kiev forces have damaged more than 2,000 power generating  facilities in the Donetsk People’s Repubic since the beginning of the conflict in Donbass, the DPR Coal and Energy Ministry press service told the Donetsk News Agency on Tuesday. “Strikes by Ukrainian armed formations left 2,250 power generating facilities […]

DPR insists on Kiev’s dropping charges against former detainees in nearest future
16:25, October 13, 2020

Donetsk, Oct 13 – DAN. The Ukrainian leadership has to complete the fulfilment of its commitment on dropping charges against former detainees in the nearest future, the Donetsk People’s Republic representative in the humanitarian subgroup, DPR ombudswoman Darya Morozova said on Tuesday. “In the course of the talks, Ukraine showed a downright destructive position on […]

Ukrainian forces fire grenade launcher at Donetsk northern outskirts – JCCC
11:52, October 13, 2020

Donetsk, Oct 13 – DAN. Ukrainian forces opened fire at the Zhabunki settlement in the northern outskirts of Donetsk, the Donetsk People’s Republic Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination reported on Tuesday. Grenade-launcher fire was delivered from the Ukrainian-held Peski settlement area at 10:20; 15 rounds were expended overall, the JCCC said. […]

200 people use Yelenovka humanitarian corridor on Oct 12 – DPR Emergencies Ministry
10:56, October 13, 2020

Donetsk, Oct 13 – DAN. One hundred and thirty-four people from Ukraine-held areas entered the Donetsk People’s Republic via the humanitarian corridor on the contact line in Yelenovka on October 12, the DPR Emergencies Ministry press service reported on Tuesday. “On October 12, the Yelenovka crossing point operated for entry and exit; 19 vehicles and […]

110 new COVID-19 cases reported in DPR over 24 hours – Health Ministry
10:54, October 13, 2020

Donetsk, Oct 13 – DAN. One hundred and ten new COVID-19 cases have been diagnosed in the Donetsk People’s Republic over the past 24 hours, the DPR Healthcare Ministry reported on Tuesday. Twenty-three people have been discharged from hospitals with two negative test results for COVID-19 and four people have died since Monday, the report […]

Kiev army shells DPR twice over 24 hours, uses mortars – JCCC
10:22, October 13, 2020

Donetsk, Oct 13 – DAN. Ukrainian armed formations violated the ceasefire twice over the past 24 hours, the Donetsk People’s Republic Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) reported on Tuesday. “Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian armed formations violated the ceasefire twice expending ten rounds of ammunition,” the report said. The […]

Kiev forces shell Yakovlevka second time in a day
20:44, October 12, 2020

Donetsk, Oct 12 – DAN. Kiev forces engaged Yakovlevka outside Yasinovataya for the second time today, the DPR mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) said. The shelling was recorded at 5.10 p.m. originating from Ukrainian positions outside Avdeyevka. He aftermath has not been specified so far. Ukrainian forces opened fire on […]