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  • Aug 20, 2017 | Ukraine

    US Defense Secretary James Mattis will visit Ukraine on August 24, Pentagon spokesman Eric Pahon told Sputnik on Friday.


    Mattis will arrive in Kiev on August 24 and will meet with Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko and Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak, Pahon said.


    The US secretary of defense aims to reiterate during bilateral discussions the Trump administration's continuing commitment to Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity and to improving the strategic defense partnership between the United States and Ukraine, according to the Pentagon.

  • Aug 20, 2017 | Ukraine

    The police detained a 66-year-old pensioner in Dnepr (former Dnepropetrovsk), who in one of the supermarkets was laying St. George's ribbons on the shelves with Roshen candies produced by President Pyotr Poroshenko's factory.


    Together with ribbons he also put leaflets, where it was said that by buying these sweets, shop attendees "pay for the murders of citizens of Ukraine who did not obey the neo-Nazi junta."

  • Aug 20, 2017 | Defence

    Once again, the servicemen of the AFU were attempted a breakthrough near the settlement of Kominternovo. During the communication with journalists on August 18, the Head of the DPR, Alexander Zakharchenko, commented on the actions of the Ukrainian security forces.

  • Aug 20, 2017 | World

    The Polish authorities reported that Ukrainian citizens who had participated in the punitive operation against the peaceful population of the Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics would not be allowed to cross the border. This was told by deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Vadim Rabinovich.


    "In Ukraine, today, according to official statistics, there are 306 thousand participants of the so-called ATO. Now all of them will be dismissed at any border," he said.

  • Aug 20, 2017 | Defence

    In 24 hours, there were registered 42 ceasefire violations on the contact line by the Ukrainian army. This was reported today in the Operational Command of the Republic. 


    "Over the past day, the Ukrainian Armed Forces committed 42 violations of the ceasefire regime," the source said. 



    According to the Command, 16 settlements of the Republic were subjected to shellings, during which heavy artillery, tanks, mortars of different calibre, IFVs, armoured personnel carriers, grenade launchers and small arms were used. 


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  • Aug 19, 2017 | DPR Situation Reports

    The enemy keeps applying the weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements when shelling the territory of the Republic. 


    In the Donetsk direction, the Armed Forces of Ukraine applied artillery, tanks and mortars. 11 tank-shells, 14 projectiles of 122mm caliber, 66 mortar-shells of 120mm caliber and 75 mortar-shells of 82mm caliber were launched on 10 localities and their nearby areas. 

  • Aug 19, 2017 | Defence

    The Ukrainian army committed 39 ceasefire violations over the past 24 hours, DPR Operational Command reports. 


    “Over the past 24 hours, the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) committed thirty-nine ceasefire violations in the last 24 hours. The enemy applied tanks, mortars, IFVs, armored vehicles, grenade launchers and small arms,” pointed out a representative of the DPR Operational Command. 



    Eighteen front-line localities of the Republic and their suburbs were under Ukrainian units’ fire. 

  • Aug 19, 2017 | World

    The Crimea will never return to Ukraine again and sanctions will not change the situation, deputy leader of the Alternative for Germany party Alexander Gauland said in an interview with the Funke media group, published on Saturday, TASS reports. 


    "The Crimea will never return to Ukraine, sanctions will not help," said Gauland, who is the top AfD candidate in September’s general election. According to him, "it would be right if the Crimea was recognized part of Russia." 



    "Mr. Lindner [leader of the Free Democratic Party Christian Lindner] has already understood it," the deputy leader of the Alternative for Germany party added.

  • Aug 19, 2017 | Defence

    Ukrainian military opened fire on the locality of Zaitsevo in northern suburbs of Gorlovka at night. As a result, a civilian was wounded, Gorlovka City Administration acting Head Ivan Prikhodko states.  


    “Yesterday, since 8 p.m. the Ukrainian side shelled the locality of Zaitsevo. The shelling lasted for several hours. The woman born in 1986 was wounded,” said Ivan Prikhodko. 



    Her chest and shoulder were severely injured. 


    Besides, according to Prikhodko, due to the shelling power lines were damaged in the suburbs of the locality. As a result, the village was de-energized. 

  • Aug 18, 2017 | Donbass Life

    Within the framework of the action "We want to live", a solemn meeting dedicated to the opening of graffiti in memory of the dead children of Donbass was held in Gorlovka.  


    The event was organized by the DPR Ministry of Information in cooperation with the Museum of Military Valor of Donbass and the administration of Gorlovka with the support of the DPR Head, DPR Press-Service reports. 

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Aug 18, 2017 | Donbass Life
Within the framework of the action "We want to live", a solemn meeting dedicated to the opening of graffiti in memory of the dead children of Donbass was held in Gorlovka....
Aug 18, 2017 | Donbass Life
Experts of the DPR plan to finish the large-scale repair of one of the important roads of nationwide scale – as in the ‘Donetsk – Novoazovsk – Sedovo’ road in September of...
Aug 18, 2017 | Donbass Life, Editorial
The Head of the Donetsk People's Republic commented on the propaganda attacks of Kiev about the allegedly preparing shellings of Mariupol during the football matches there...
Aug 17, 2017 | Donbass Life, Editorial
The participants of the international car rally "Roads of Victory – to Sevastopol 2017" chose Donetsk as one of the main points of the route. On August 15, more than two...
Aug 16, 2017 | Politics
The recent deportation of a reporter from Russia's VGTRK television and broadcasting company, Tamara Nersesyan, from Ukraine violates Kiev's commitments in the field of media...
Aug 15, 2017 | Politics
On August 6, US State Secretary Rex Tillerson said that Kurt Volker would visit Russia soon. "The meeting between Vladislav Surkov and Kurt Volker will most...
Aug 14, 2017 | Politics
The Head of the Donetsk People's Republic, Alexander Zakharchenko, hopes that Washington's position after the meeting of the Special Representative of the US State Department...
Aug 10, 2017 | Politics
The Head of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) Alexander Zakharchenko doubts Ukraine’s readiness to cease fire even if the parties to the conflict in Donbass coordinate the...
Aug 14, 2017 | Economics
The Ukrainian government has cancelled an inter-governmental agreement with Russia on the procedure of interaction in the export of military goods (products) to third...
Aug 10, 2017 | Economics
The DPR agrarians gathered over 40% of this year’s harvest, reports the DPR Head, Alexander Zakharchenko. “Presently, over 40% of the harvest have been gathered in the...
Aug 10, 2017 | Economics
The first models of the DPR buses will go to Gorlovka, Donetsk Administration Head Alexei Kulemzin states.  "Believe me, they are more necessary there now," said...
Aug 10, 2017 | Economics
Ukraine's Ministry of Justice plans to start the seizure of Gazprom's foreign assets this autumn. According to Ukraine's Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko, in this way Kiev...
Aug 19, 2017 | Humanitarian
The charity marathon “Run to help” (“Begu na pomosh”),  organized to support people, affected in fire which took place on August 14 in Makeyevka united about 100 DPR...
Aug 18, 2017 | Humanitarian
1, 500 houses will be restored and built in the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) for the families who lost their dwellings during the military hostilities, Alexander...
Aug 17, 2017 | Humanitarian
Over 210 DPR residents and Kiev-controlled territory’s citizens got financial help from “United Donbass Fund” in frame of the humanitarian program on aid to compatriot,...
Aug 17, 2017 | Humanitarian
DPR soldiers in cooperation with the fund “The way of Goodness” handed over medicaments for post-surgery rehabilitation to the Republican clinical tuberculosis hospital,...

Aug 20, 2017 | Defence
A serviceman of the DPR was wounded in the past 24 hours as a result of shelling of the Republic's positions by Ukrainian security forces. This was announced today by the...
Aug 20, 2017 | Defence
Once again, the servicemen of the AFU were attempted a breakthrough near the settlement of Kominternovo. During the communication with journalists on August 18, the Head of...
Aug 20, 2017 | Defence
In 24 hours, there were registered 42 ceasefire violations on the contact line by the Ukrainian army. This was reported today in the Operational Command of the Republic...
Aug 19, 2017 | Defence
The DPR Human Rights Ombudsman’s Office records Donbass people’s rights violations on the Ukrainian part almost every day. Ukrainian forces violate Donbass people’s right to...
Aug 19, 2017 | DPR Situation Reports
The enemy keeps applying the weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements when shelling the territory of the Republic.  In the Donetsk direction, the Armed Forces of...
Aug 18, 2017 | DPR Situation Reports
Good afternoon! Last week, formations and military units of the Armed Forces of the Donetsk People's Republic held complex battle drill and tactical and fire exercises....
Aug 17, 2017 | DPR Situation Reports
The enemy keeps applying the weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements when shelling the territory of the Republic.  In the Donetsk direction, the Armed Forces of...
Aug 16, 2017 | DPR Situation Reports
Over the past day, 56 violations of the ceasefire regime by the Ukrainian Armed Forces were registered. In the Donetsk direction, the enemy applied tanks, cannons of...
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...

Aug 20, 2017 | Ukraine
US Defense Secretary James Mattis will visit Ukraine on August 24, Pentagon spokesman Eric Pahon told Sputnik on Friday. Mattis will arrive in Kiev on August 24...
Aug 20, 2017 | Ukraine
The police detained a 66-year-old pensioner in Dnepr (former Dnepropetrovsk), who in one of the supermarkets was laying St. George's ribbons on the shelves with Roshen...
Aug 18, 2017 | Ukraine
No statues of the former Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin have been left across Ukraine, the head of the Ukrainian Institute of National Memory, Vladimir Vyatrovich, said in an...
Aug 17, 2017 | Ukraine
On Sunday, August 13, in Slavyansk, which is the Donetsk region controlled by Ukraine, during the regular 'veche', one of the participants of the so-called 'ATO' noticed...

Aug 20, 2017 | World
The Polish authorities reported that Ukrainian citizens who had participated in the punitive operation against the peaceful population of the Donetsk and Lugansk People's...
Aug 19, 2017 | World
The Crimea will never return to Ukraine again and sanctions will not change the situation, deputy leader of the Alternative for Germany party Alexander Gauland said in an...
Aug 18, 2017 | World
The Georgian Prosecutor’s Office has sent a formal request to the law enforcement agencies in some countries, including Ukraine, for the extradition of former Georgian...
Aug 18, 2017 | World
President of Ukraine Pyotr Poroshenko appointed Boris Babin as the new permanent representative of the head of the Ukrainian state in the Crimea, according to his website on...

Aug 16, 2017 | Geopolitics, Editorial
The adviser of the Russian president, Sergey Glazyev, said that the historical lands of Malorossia and Novorossia need to be returned to Russia, otherwise these territories,...
Aug 16, 2017 | Geopolitics
The construction of the command center by the US in Ochakov near Odessa is evidence that the US has become "utterly shameless." The next step in Washington may be the...
Aug 09, 2017 | Geopolitics, Editorial
Russian military experts are taking very seriously NATO's military build up in the northern Europe, describing Norway as "Alliance's backyard to fortify the northern flank...
Aug 07, 2017 | Geopolitics
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Monday that the US Navy's plans to construct facilities for urban military training in Moldova are an indicator that the...

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