The official DONi Donbass International News Agency, placed in the Donetsk People's Republic, has faced a temporary stoppage of its informational works due the organizational re-arrangements and structural changes.
A number of "authoritative" European countries stand against the US supplies of arms to Ukraine and are unwilling to join, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stated in an interview with Russia-1 TV channel.
A Ukrainian sabotage and reconnaissance group last night conducted an unsuccessful combat sortie to the positions of the DPR Army in the north of Donetsk, resulting in the loss of four soldiers killed and wounded, and another was captured. This was announced today by the head of the press service of the Armed Forces of the Republic Daniil Bezsonov.
Scheduled training sessions were held, the process of improving the coordination of motorized rifle and tank battalions continued in the Armed Forces of the Donetsk People's Republic.
On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the proclamation of the Donetsk-Krivoy Rog Republic, on February 12, Head of the Donetsk People's Republic Alexander Zakharchenko took part in the celebration of the jubilee and opened The Living Memory Book project.
On Monday, February 12, the Head of the Donetsk People's Republic, Alexander Zakharchenko, participated in a solemn rally in honour of the Donetsk-Krivoy Rog Republic's foundation centenary.
Head of the Donetsk People's Republic Alexander Zakharchenko held a working meeting with the Acting Minister of Agro-Industrial Policy and Food of the DPR, Vladimir Antonov, and Eduard Yershov, Director of the Department for Regulation, Coordination and Development of the Agro-Industrial Complex of the Agro-Industrial Policy and Food Ministry on Friday, February 9.
Foreign instructors arrived in Artyomovsk to train servicemen of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the tactics of fighting in an urban setting, followed by settlements’ cleansing, Eduard Basurin, Vice-Commander of the DPR Operational Command, stated, referring to intelligence data.
Three years ago, on February 11-12, 2015, a document entitled "Package of Measures to implement the Minsk agreements," better known as Minsk-2 (or the second Minsk agreements) was signed in Minsk.
Last week, the team training of battalions, divisions and individual companies continued in the units and military bases of the Armed Forces of the Donetsk People's Republic.
The OSCE SMM has once again detected unwithdrawn heavy weapons in the Kiev-controlled part of Donbass, an OSCE Mission's report, posted on its website, says. This comes as another evidence of Ukraine's preparations for another offensive in the region.
On Thursday, February 8, Head of the Donetsk People's Republic Alexander Zakharchenko attended a memorial service and ceremony of laying flowers at the graves of legendary DPR Army Commanders Mikhail Tolstykh (Givi) and Arseny Pavlov (Motorola), timed to commemorate the anniversary of the death of Mikhail Tolstykh.
Representatives of the US Armed Forces Command have arrived to the conflict zone in Donbass to carry out an inspection on the readiness of Ukrainian units for offensive actions, stated the Vice-Commander of the DPR Operational Command, Eduard Basurin.
"The government of the United States is clearly in demonic hands. We are overflowing with proof", writes American well known analytist and ex-official Paul Graig Roberts in his website.
The Donetsk People's Republic urges Kiev to prevent a new stage of a massive hostilities from unleashing in Donbass, stated the Vice-Commander of the DPR Operational Command, Eduard Basurin.
Recently, our intelligence has detected an active build-up of enemy forces and assets along the entire line of contact of the parties.
Contrary to the Minsk agreements, the Ukrainian military command converges heavy armament to the front line, withdrawing it from temporary storage sites, which is noted daily in the reports of the OSCE Mission.