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  • Oct 18, 2017 | Ukraine

    Ukrainian special forces have started storming the tent camp outside the Verkhovna Rada [parliament].

    When law enforcers came up running to the tents, activists started to fight back, making the special forces respond with tear gas.


    Parliament member Yegor Sobolev, who represents the Samopomoshch party, is among those injured, Ukraine’s UNIAN news agency reported. The clashes began when police officers attempted to take shields from the protesters who hurled cobblestones at them.

  • Oct 18, 2017 | Donbass Life, Editorial

    The People’s Council head, Denis Pushilin left the “Donetsk Republic” Central executive Committee’s head office, reports the DPR Head, Alexander Zakharchenko.


    “Denis Pushilin was taking active part in the life of the “Donetsk Republic” movement’s Central executive Committee and we are very grateful to him. But now he is engaged in more serious and important work, namely in the work of the People’s Council, which requires a lot of effort, and participation in the Minsk negotiations. This is the work that will hopefully allow us to resolve our conflict with Ukraine through the diplomacy,” said Zakharchenko.

  • Oct 18, 2017 | Ukraine

    The Head of the Ukrainian Miners’ Independent Trade Union Mikhail Volynets stated that “the situation with paying out salaries has aggravated at mines and if the authorities don’t solve this problem, in November, new protest-actions might take place.” Besides, the miners of the Novolynskaya state-owned mine have gone on strike. 


    “A strike has started at the Novovolynskaya mine No. 9. The miners demand that the Ukrainian authorities settle salary arrears for August and September,” wrote Volynets on his Facebook page on Wednesday. 

  • Oct 18, 2017 | World

    Troops of Russia’s Western Military District will get about 1,000 modern weapon systems by the end of this year, the District’s press office reported on Wednesday.


    "Over 220 new tanks and armored fighting vehicles, including more than 20 BTR-82A APCs, 15 BMP-3 IFVs and 90 T-72B3 tanks, have arrived for military units and formations of the Western Military District by now. The Western Military District’s air defense and air force large unit has received 12 latest Su-30SM multirole super-maneuverable fighter jets," the District’s press office said.

  • Oct 18, 2017 | Donbass Life, Editorial

    The Head of the Donetsk People's Republic held a working meeting with heads of cities and districts of the DPR and heads of departments on the issues of launching the heating season and restoring residential and social housing on October 17.


    "A lot of criticism will be arisen today, as there are shortcomings in the process of preparation for the autumn-winter period. I will not praise anyone! Let's consider the thorniest issues," the Head of State said.



    The Minister of Construction and Housing Sergei Naumets reported to Alexander Zakharchenko on the beginning of the heating season.

  • Oct 18, 2017 | Ukraine

    At least 3,000 police officers deployed as mass protests flare-up in Kiev. Clashes between police, protestors over in downtown. Kremlin highlighting rocky developments, keeps close eye on events. Ukraine won’t survive another Maidan revolution, politicians warn.


    Up to 3,000 police officers have been deployed to ensure public order in downtown Kiev where mass protests began on Tuesday, the city police said. More police officers may be sent depending on the situation, a spokesman said.

  • Oct 18, 2017 | World

    A full-fledged peacekeeping operation in the Donbass region is unacceptable from the point of view of Minsk agreements, said the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the OSCE, Alexander Lukashevich.

  • Oct 18, 2017 | Ukraine

    The desire to renew a normal dialogue with Russia as soon as possible is growing in Europe, despite the crisis around Ukraine, patience towards the latter is coming to an end, stated the German newspaper Die Welt.


    "While the US under the new government has strengthened its support for the country, and Congress has tightened sanctions against Moscow, the desire is growing in Europe to negotiate with Russia as soon as possible. The talk about the situation in Ukraine in a worse light than it really is serves as a psychological preparation for this," considers the reviewer of the edition Richard Hertsinger.

  • Oct 18, 2017 | DPR Situation Reports

    Over the past day, the number of bombardments by the AFU units increased two-fold! A total of 50 violations of the ceasefire regime were recorded on the part of the the Ukrainian Armed Forces.


    In the Donetsk direction, the enemy used tanks, mortars, IFV weapons, various types of grenade launchers and small arms. Seven tank rounds, 83 mortar shells of 120-mm and 146 of 82-mm calibre were fired at 12 localities and adjacent areas.

  • Oct 18, 2017 | Defence

    A civilian woman was wounded in the west of Donetsk at night as a result of the shelling on the part of the Ukrainian military, DPR Operational Command reports. 


    “The enemy doesn’t cease to conduct fire at the residential areas of the Petrovsky distrct of Donetsk City. The civilian woman born in 1976 received shrapnel wound at 8pm as a result of the mortar-shelling of the Trudovskiye Locality from the positions of the 92nd separate mechanized brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU),” pointed out a representative of the Command. 

Local News:

Oct 18, 2017 | Donbass Life
Over the past nine months of this year the DPR Employment Center had employed nearly 400 qualified builders, who were involved in the repair of residential areas and vital...
Oct 18, 2017 | Donbass Life, Editorial
The People’s Council head, Denis Pushilin left the “Donetsk Republic” Central executive Committee’s head office, reports the DPR Head, Alexander Zakharchenko. “Denis...
Oct 18, 2017 | Donbass Life, Editorial
The Head of the Donetsk People's Republic held a working meeting with heads of cities and districts of the DPR and heads of departments on the issues of launching the heating...
Oct 17, 2017 | Donbass Life
Today the DPR government brought into operation the gas line and gas boiler house in the near-front Alexandrovka locality near Donetsk. It should be underlined that until...
Oct 18, 2017 | Politics
The Contact Group on peaceful settlement of the situation in Donbass has begun consultations in the capital of Belorussia, DPR Delegation at the Minsk negotiations, People’s...
Oct 17, 2017 | Politics
The Russian Foreign Minister said that "this part of Donbass had never attacked the rest of Ukraine." Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that the conflict in...
Oct 17, 2017 | Politics
Ukrainian politicians are making a mistake expecting UN peacekeepers to allow them to cleanse Donbass, the Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Information Policy...
Oct 17, 2017 | Politics
Insisting on the introduction of UN peacekeepers to the entire territory of Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics, Ukraine yearns for the destruction of the Donbass...
Oct 14, 2017 | Economics
The DPR has built a new power transmission line to supply electricity to Novoazovsk – a city near Mariupol, which Ukraine cut off power in August, stayed Eduard Artamov,...
Oct 11, 2017 | Economics
With assistance of the employment centers of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), more than thirty-four thousand people were employed over nine months of 2017.  An...
Oct 07, 2017 | Economics
Savings of Ukrainians in the second quarter of this year decreased by 27.6 billion UAH. This is reported by "Correspondent" with reference to the State Service of Statistics...
Oct 06, 2017 | Economics, Editorial
Alexander Zakharchenko took part in the steelmaking production launch at the Yuzovsky Metallurgical Plant (YuMZ) on October 5. The resumption of the YuMZ's work is a...
Oct 18, 2017 | Humanitarian
The Union of Volunteers of Donbass can not officially help Donbass defenders, who have been detained by the Ukrainian side, but the organization has developed its own...
Oct 18, 2017 | Humanitarian
Well-known opera singer from St. Petersburg Vladimir Vyurov held a free concert for the blind and visually impaired in the conference hall of the Donetsk Republican Universal...
Oct 18, 2017 | Humanitarian
Compatriots living on the territory of the Donetsk region part which is temporarily controlled by Ukraine keep arriving in the Republic for receiving social assistance. As...
Oct 17, 2017 | Humanitarian
The DPR Human rights ombudsman Daria Morozova called on the Ukrainian side to conduct constructive dialogue on the threshold of the Minsk humanitarian subgroup’s session...

Oct 18, 2017 | Defence
Ukrainian gunmen deployed tanks, MRLS and other military hardware near the locality of Debaltsevo, reports the head of the DPR representative office in the JCCC, Ruslan...
Oct 18, 2017 | Defence
The Ukrainian forces shelled the area of ​​the Donetsk filtering station during a surveillance camera installation by representatives of the OSCE Mission, reported a source...
Oct 18, 2017 | DPR Situation Reports
Over the past day, the number of bombardments by the AFU units increased two-fold! A total of 50 violations of the ceasefire regime were recorded on the part of the the...
Oct 18, 2017 | Defence
The Ukrainian army committed 50 violations of the ceasefire regime over the past day, launching 1,074 ammunition onto the near-front territories of the DPR, reported a...
Oct 18, 2017 | DPR Situation Reports
Over the past day, the number of bombardments by the AFU units increased two-fold! A total of 50 violations of the ceasefire regime were recorded on the part of the the...
Oct 17, 2017 | DPR Situation Reports
Over the past day, there were registered 34 violations of the ceasefire regime by the Ukrainian Armed Forces. In the Donetsk direction, the enemy used tanks, mortars,...
Oct 16, 2017 | DPR Situation Reports
Over the past 24 hours there were registered 35 ceasefire violations on the part of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.  In the Donetsk direction, the enemy applied tanks,...
Oct 15, 2017 | DPR Situation Reports
Over the past 24 hours there were registered 36 ceasefire violations on the part of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.  In the Donetsk direction, the enemy applied tanks,...
Jul 17, 2017 | LPR Situation Reports
The AFU continue violating the "harvest truce". Over the past day, the enemy committed one violation of the ceasefire.  Our units' positions near the locality of...
Jul 12, 2017 | LPR Situation Reports
The situation in the responsibility zone of the LPR People's Militia hasn’t changed and remains tense. Over the past day, the enemy committed five violations of...
Jun 29, 2017 | LPR Situation Reports
The situation in the responsibility zone of the LPR People's Militia didn't undergo any essential changes and remains tense.  Over the past 24 hours the enemy...
Jun 27, 2017 | LPR Situation Reports
The situation in the responsibility zone of the LPR People's Militia didn't undergo any essential changes and remains tense.  Ukraine's military committed four...

Oct 18, 2017 | Ukraine
Ukrainian special forces have started storming the tent camp outside the Verkhovna Rada [parliament]. When law enforcers came up running to the tents, activists started to...
Oct 18, 2017 | Ukraine
The Head of the Ukrainian Miners’ Independent Trade Union Mikhail Volynets stated that “the situation with paying out salaries has aggravated at mines and if the authorities...
Oct 18, 2017 | Ukraine
The National Guard servicemen on duty near the administration of Pyotr Poroshenko have brought mattresses to the position in the center of Kiev. The Ukrainian journalist...
Oct 18, 2017 | Ukraine
At least 3,000 police officers deployed as mass protests flare-up in Kiev. Clashes between police, protestors over in downtown. Kremlin highlighting rocky...

Oct 18, 2017 | World
Troops of Russia’s Western Military District will get about 1,000 modern weapon systems by the end of this year, the District’s press office reported on Wednesday. "Over...
Oct 18, 2017 | World
A full-fledged peacekeeping operation in the Donbass region is unacceptable from the point of view of Minsk agreements, said the Permanent Representative of the Russian...
Oct 17, 2017 | World
Reports are indicating, that Syrian air defense has damaged IAF F-35 fighter jet on Monday. According to reports 'Israel is hiding that it's state of art F-35 warplane...
Oct 17, 2017 | World
Two prominent Catalan independence leaders have been sent to jail by the order of Spain's National Court over suspicion of crimes of sedition. On Monday, Jordi Sanchez of...

Oct 17, 2017 | Geopolitics
Rothschild has won the tender of NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine to provide investment banking services in the unbundling of gas transportation activities and attract a partner to...
Oct 13, 2017 | Geopolitics
The lack of success on the issue of ending the conflict in Donbass remains an obstacle to improving relations between Russia and the United States. As the State Department...
Oct 12, 2017 | Geopolitics
The second US armored brigade arrived in Poland and has deployed together with armored vehicles; meanwhile, the third US brigade's equipment remains in Poland, said the...
Oct 12, 2017 | Geopolitics
The former head of the US State Department, John Kerry, said in an interview that it is vital for Ukraine to get rid of corruption - the traditional method of 'solving issues...

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