Donetsk law-enforcers detain curfew violator carrying explosives
16:08, February 13, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 13 – DAN. Donetsk police detained a curfew violator who had explosives on him in the city’s Kaliniskiy district, the Republic’s Interior Ministry press service reported on Tuesday. “A Donetsk Kaliniskiy district night patrol detained a 22-year-old curfew violator; a cursory inspection found that he had seven objects that looked like explosives,” the […]

Civilian wounded as Ukrainian forces shell Spartak village – DPR Operations Command
14:08, February 13, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 13 – DAN. A civilian was wounded as Ukrainian forces shelled Spartak village in Donetsk’s northern outskirts, DPR Operations Command said on Tuesday. “Yesterday, at 10:00 a.m., a 50-year-old resident was wounded in the leg in Spartak village’s Sovetskaya Street in shelling by Ukrainian army units,” a DPR Operations Command representative said.*jk

Power restored at 13 DPR social infrastructure facilities over 24 hours after weather-caused blackouts
13:44, February 13, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 13 – DAN. DPR energy workers have increased monitoring of power supply in the Republic in current adverse weather conditions; all repairs are performed quickly, the Republic’s Coal and Energy Ministry press service said on Tuesday. “Due to the worsening weather, Regional Power Supply Company has increased its monitoring of the electricity situation […]

DPR activists pass 2015 Bosse shelling materials to ICC
12:44, February 13, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 13 – DAN. DPR activists have sent to the International Criminal Court the materials on the public transport stop shelling in Donetsk’s Bosse neighbourhood on 22 January 2015 in which eight people were killed. “The Public Commission for recording Kiev war crimes in Donbass carried out its own probe into the Bosse District […]

Ukrainian forces violate ceasefire nine times over 24 hours – DPR Operations Command
10:50, February 13, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 13 – DAN. Ukrainian forces shelled DPR territory nine times over the past 24 hours, DPR Operations Command said on Tuesday. “Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire nine times using 120mm and 82mm mortars, infantry fighting vehicle cannons, grenade launchers and small arms,” an Operations Command representative said. Seven […]

DPR-Russian integration gaining momentum – Pushilin
19:40, February 12, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 12 – DAN. Integration between the Donetsk People’s Republic and the Russian Federation has been launched and is gaining momentum, DPR envoy to Minsk talks, the Republic’s parliament speaker Denis Pushilin told Donetsk News Agency. “Kiev’s course towards economic blockade and isolation of the territories out of its control, as well as persistent […]

DPR secures release of almost 800 supporters from Ukrainian captivity during Donbass conflict – Morozova
18:34, February 12, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 12 – DAN. Nearly 800 DPR supporters have been freed from Ukrainian captivity during the armed conflict in Donbass, DPR ombudswoman Darya Morozova told Donetsk News Agency on Monday. As a result of prisoner exchanges between the Donetsk People’s Republic and Ukraine, 670 people were handed over to Ukraine and 790 to DPR,” […]

DPR ombudswoman accuses Kiev of blocking search for missing Donbass residents
18:06, February 12, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 12 – DAN. Ukraine has fully blocked the search for the people reported as missing since the beginning of the Donbass conflict, DPR ombudswoman Darya Morozova told Donetsk News Agency on Monday. “UN reports 900 unmarked graves in Ukraine at present, I’m sure some of the missing persons are interred there, but Ukraine […]

No alternative to «Minsk» – Zakharchenko
14:02, February 12, 2018

12 February 2018 marks the 3rd anniversary of the signing of the Package of Measures

DPR marks 3rd anniversary of Minsk-2 agreement amidst higher risks of fighting
12:59, February 12, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 12 – DAN. The Donetsk People’s Republic has marked the 3rd anniversary of the Package of Measures for the Implementation of the Minsk Agreements amidst higher risks of renewed fighting in the region because of Kiev’s policy, the Republic’s representative in the Contact Group political subgroup, acting DPR Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova told […]

Ukrainian forces fire some 60 rounds at northern Gorlovka neighbourhood since Monday morning
12:53, February 12, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 12 – DAN. Ukrainian forces shelled Dolomitnoye neighbourhood in northern Gorlovka on Monday morning, acting Gorlovka administration head Ivan Prikhodko and DPR Operations Command officers told Donetsk News Agency. “Dolomitnoye settlement was targeted at around 8:30 a.m. The strike was delivered with 82mm and 120mm mortars, according to preliminary information,” Prikhodko said. DPR […]

Ukrainian forces fire 170 rounds at DPR frontline areas over 24 hours – JCCC
10:39, February 12, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 12 – DAN. Ukrainian army units fired some 170 rounds of ammunition at DPR frontline areas over the past 24 hours, head of DPR mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov said on Monday. “Overall, Ukrainian army units expended 170 rounds of ammunition,” Yakubov said. Donetsk axis settlements […]

Humanitarian programme shows Donbass people’s unity to the world – Zakharchenko
17:55, February 09, 2018

DPR implementing reunification programme since 17 February 2017

Three years on, Minsk peace process fails to meet expectations – Zakharchenko
16:34, February 09, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 9 – DAN. The Minsk format of Donbass peace talks has not lived up to expectations so far, DPR Head Alexander Zakharchenko said on Friday ahead of the 3rd anniversary of the signing of the Package of Measures for the Implementation of the Minsk Agreements. “Minsk (peace process) has not lived up to […]

Several Tolstykh murder suspects detained – DPR Head
16:01, February 09, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 9 – DAN. DPR investigators have identified all the persons complicit in the murder of Republic hero Mikhail Tolstykh (call sign “Givi”); several suspects have been detained, DPR Head Alexander Zakharchenko told reporters on Friday. “All the persons involved (in Tolstykh murder – eds Donetsk News Agency) have been identified; some have been […]

Ukrainian army units violate ceasefire 100 times over week – Basurin
15:59, February 09, 2018

Twelve DPR settlements came under fire

DPR, LPR begin harmonising legislation to establish one customs space
15:39, February 09, 2018

Сommon customs space project to give impetus to regional economic development

DPR prosecutors open 34 criminal cases over prisoner abuse in Ukraine
12:22, February 09, 2018

Evidence given by former prisoners freed on 27 December 2017

Ukrainian forces violate ceasefire 11 times over 24 hours, fire 200 rounds at DPR
11:36, February 09, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 9 – DAN. Ukrainian army units violated the ceasefire 11 times over the past 24 hours firing 197 rounds of ammunition at DPR territory, head of DPR Mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination Ruslan Yakubov said on Friday. “Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian army violated the ceasefire 11 times […]

Donetsk Republic social movement to implement four welfare projects in 2018
17:09, February 08, 2018

Donetsk, Feb 8 – DAN. Donetsk Republic social movement activists plan to implement four projects for socially disadvantaged groups in the Donetsk People’s Republic in 2018, the movement’s Central Executive Committee head Natalia Volkova told reporters on Thursday. “In 2018, we’ll present four project to improve the Republic’s welfare. They will help DPR socially disadvantaged […]