Youth Festival is to be held in the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) on January 25th for the first time. Students of the Republic and Kiev-controlled part of the Donetsk region are invited, DPR Science and Education Ministry, press-service reports.
Elections of the Head of the Donetsk People's Republic will be held in the fall of 2018, the DPR Head, Alexander Zakharchenko, said on Thursday during press-conference.
"Elections (of the Head the DPR - ed.) will be held in autumn 2018. And Zakharchenko will run for the post in 2018," Zakharchenko told reporters.
957 foreigners have received passports of DPR citizens since the beginning of the issuance of documents, reported the Head of the Migration Service of the DPR Ministry of the Interior Vladimir Krasnoshcheka.
"To date, 957 foreigners have received passports of the DPR," said the Head of the Migration Service.
More than 150 thousand people received passports of the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) since the beginning of documents' issue, DPR Internal Affairs Ministry, Migration Service Chief Vladimir Krasnoshchyoka states.
"As of January 1st, 2018 150,451 people received DPR passports,” said the chief.
Nearly 50 fires have been put out by the DPR Emergency Ministry’s employees since the beginning of 2018, reports the head of the Ministry’s Public Relations and International Activity department, Natalia Getova.
“Since the beginning of 2018, the Emergency Ministry’s employees have put out 45 fires,” said Getova.
More than a million people took part in the mass events on the territory of the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) in 2017, DPR Ministry of Internal Affairs, Press-Service reports.
On December 28, an annual reporting and election conference of members of the Oplot Donbassa public organization was held in Donetsk. The guest of the congress was the founder and Honorary President of the organization, the Head of the Donetsk People's Republic Alexander Zakharchenko.
Several thousand people from Donetsk and guests of the city gathered in Lenin Square in the center of Donetsk on January 7th for a celebration of the Nativity of Christ.
The authorities of the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) paid 5.5 million rubles to the residents of the Republic who had suffered from the armed aggression on the part of Kiev, DPR Ministry of Labor and Social Policy reports.
The decree, prohibiting unreasonable limitations of the OSCE SMM observers’ activities in the DPR territory was signed today and published, reports the DPR Operational Command’s Vice-Commander, Eduard Basurin.
Ukrainian media’s claims on evolving humanitarian catastrophe and absence of the central heating in the locality of Yenakievo are highly unreliable, reports the DPR Head’s press-service.
The repair works in the DPR medical institutions, carried out in 2017, were totally amounted to 35 million rubbles, reports the DPR Health Ministry’s press-service.
A celebratory concert was held by the main Christmas tree in the centre of the Republic’s capital on December 31. According to preliminary estimates, several thousand people gathered in the Lenin Square on the New Year’s eve, despite the rain.
Curfew will be lifted in the cities and districts of the Donetsk People's Republic on New Year's and Christmas Eve, the Head of the Republic Alexander Zakharchenko stated at his recent press-conference.
"The curfew will be lifted on the New Year and Christmas," he said.
More than 2,000 children from the frontline settlements of the Donetsk People's Republic visited the festivities near the central Christmas tree of the Republic on the Lenin square in Donetsk over the last three days, City Hall, Press-Service reports.
The total sum of the pensions paid to the DPR citizens in 2017 comprises 34,5 milliard rubbles, reports the press-service of the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy.