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  • Nov 24, 2017 | Politics, Editorial

    The Head of the Lugansk People's Republic (LPR) Igor Plotnitsky has resigned due to the reasons of health, the Minister of State Security (MGB) of the Republic Leonid Pasechnik said in a statement published on the LuganskInformCenter website on Friday, November 24.


    "Today, Igor Plotnitsky has resigned his duties due to health problems. Numerous combat wounds and concussion consequences have taken their toll. In accordance with his decision, I assume the duties of the head of the Republic’s until the upcoming elections," the statement says.

  • Nov 24, 2017 | Editorial

    The course of events in the Lugansk People’s Republic unfolded with a bulk of new twists on the previous evening, on Thursday, November 23. Both developments of the past and of the present times were touched upon in a series of statements by the key government bodies of the Republic, thus bringing up the anticipation of the coming political settlement.


    Though, we can be sure to state that the process of the parties’ to the conflict seeking relief doesn’t affect the civilian population of the LPR, remaining at the highest level of officials’ cabinets.


    LPR Prosecutor General’s Office employees not allowed to leave the building within 2 days

  • Nov 24, 2017 | Defence

    The Operational Command of the Donetsk People's Republic in concerned that the Ukrainian forces may organize a provocation using a Russian-style military uniform in the Svetlodarsk area of ​​the Donbass, stated Eduard Basurin, the Vice-Commander of the DPR Operational Command.


    "We do not rule out provocations by the Ukrainian forces on the contact line, intended to prepare fabricated evidence of the presence of Russian troops in the Donbass," Basurin said.



    According to the DPR reconnaissance, three trucks with fighters "in the Russian-standard military uniform" were detected in the ​​Svetlodarsk area.

  • Nov 24, 2017 | Politics

    Moscow is committed to the Minsk peace deal on Ukraine despite the events in the Lugansk People’s Republic, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday, reports TASS.


    "As for the Minsk agreements, the position, which has been stated many times by President (Vladimir) Putin, remains unchanged - there is no alternative to the Minsk agreements, and Russia is committed to the signature, which President Putin put on these agreements," Peskov said, commenting on the alleged arrival of LPR’s head Igor Plotnitsky in Moscow and its possible impact on the Minsk deal fulfillment.

  • Nov 24, 2017 | DPR Situation Reports, Editorial

    Good afternoon!


    The situation on the contact line remains tense.


    In the Donetsk direction, the enemy fired one 152-mm artillery projectile, 66 mortar shells of 120-mm and 82-mm calibres at nine localities' adjacent areas. Grenade launchers and small arms were also applied.


    In the Mariupol direction, the AFU units fired 40 mortar shells of 120-mm and 82-mm calibres onto four localities' areas, at that engaging fire with grenade launchers and small arms.

  • Nov 24, 2017 | Defence

    Ukrainian military committed 222 ceasefire violations over the past week, DPR Operational Command, Vice-Commander Eduard Basurin states. 


    “Altogether, over the past week the enemy committed 222 ceasefire violations and launched 1,166 projectiles, tank and mortar-shells of 120mm and 82mm caliber on the territory of the Republic,” pointed out Basurin. 



    According to him, the areas of 21 localities of the DPR were under the enemy’s fire. At least 18 house-buildings were damaged. 

  • Nov 24, 2017 | Defence

    The Ministry of State Security of the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR MGB) announced the detention of more than ten people on suspicion of cooperation with the special services of Ukraine.


    The operation was conducted jointly with the special services of the Lugansk People's Republic.


    Earlier the DPR MGB informed about the liquidation of saboteurs operating under the control of the special forces of military intelligence of Ukraine. They planned to commit acts of sabotage and terrorist attacks on the territory of the republics.

  • Nov 24, 2017 | Donbass Life, Editorial

    On Thursday, November 23, at the state enterprise "Torez Electrotechnical Plant" the first loader-diggers assembled in the Donetsk People's Republic were presented. The DPR Head Alexander Zakharchenko arrived at the plant in order to personally evaluate the new model of equipment.


    "I am proud that our industry is gaining momentum and positively affects the economy as a whole. In the summer we received new buses of the Donbass brand, today – excavators. These cars, too, used to be assembled, like buses, by SKD. Of course, in the future we will be doing attachments ourselves – at state enterprises already.

  • Nov 24, 2017 | Defence

    In 24 hours, there were registered 25 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 25 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, mortars of different calibre, grenade launchers and small arms were used. 


    DONi News Agency


  • Nov 23, 2017 | Humanitarian
    Today, on November 23, a regular payment devoted to the Victory Day has been made at the Center for social assistance and administrative services located at the Aleksandrovka checkpoint in the frames of reunification of Donbass people.
     
    As a press-service of the DPR Labor and Social Politics Ministry reports, the daughter of a veteran of the Great Patriotic War (GPW) who took part in the military hostilities during the period from 06/22/1941 to 05/09/1945 has received the payment. She has arrived at the center with a notarized letter of attorney from the Maryinka district of the Donetsk region where their family lives now. 

Local News:

Nov 24, 2017 | Donbass Life
Alexander Hug, Principal Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission has arrived at the Donetsk Filtering Station (DFS) for inspection, an informed source...
Nov 24, 2017 | Donbass Life, Editorial
On Thursday, November 23, the first in the Republic United Registration Centre opened its doors for residents of Donetsk. Alexander Zakharchenko personally assessed the...
Nov 24, 2017 | Donbass Life, Editorial
On Thursday, November 23, the Head of the Donetsk People's Republic, Alexander Zakharchenko, visited Gorlovka with an inspection, where he assessed the quality of the road-...
Nov 24, 2017 | Donbass Life, Editorial
On Thursday, November 23, at the state enterprise "Torez Electrotechnical Plant" the first loader-diggers assembled in the Donetsk People's Republic were presented. The DPR...
Nov 24, 2017 | Politics, Editorial
The Head of the Lugansk People's Republic (LPR) Igor Plotnitsky has resigned due to the reasons of health, the Minister of State Security (MGB) of the Republic Leonid...
Nov 24, 2017 | Politics
Moscow is committed to the Minsk peace deal on Ukraine despite the events in the Lugansk People’s Republic, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday, reports TASS...
Nov 23, 2017 | Politics
The meeting of the Head of the DPR, Alexander Zakharchenko, with the Principal Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, Alexander Hug, is...
Nov 23, 2017 | Politics
Ukraine needs to wait for a suitable moment and attack Russia, first weakening the country from the inside, said Verkhovna Rada deputy Andrey Biletsky. Answering the...
Nov 22, 2017 | Economics
The Central Republican Bank has installed the first in Sedovo resort-locality cash machine for the residents of the town and those going on vacation comfort this week,...
Nov 22, 2017 | Economics
A new longwall face at the Ilovaisk mine of the Torezantratsit state enterprise has been put into operation today (on November 22). Coal, stocks of which amount to about 250...
Nov 15, 2017 | Economics
About 40 thousand people were employed with the assistance of the Employment Centers of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) since the beginning of the current year,...
Nov 13, 2017 | Economics
The industrial development of the gold ore deposit located in the territory of the Lugansk People's Republic may begin in 2018, said the Head of the Republic Igor Plotnitsky...
Nov 24, 2017 | Humanitarian
352 residents of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) received monetary assistance amounting to 2,5 million rubles devoted to the Miner’s Day in the frames of the humanitarian...
Nov 24, 2017 | Humanitarian
3 citizens of the Kiev-controlled territory received one-time humanitarian payments devoted to the Victory Day and the Miner’s Day, reports the press-service of the DPR Labor...
Nov 24, 2017 | Humanitarian
A resident of the republican capital died yesterday evening near the Ukrainian checkpoint "Maryinka" near Donetsk during the crossing of the contact line. This was stated by...
Nov 23, 2017 | Humanitarian
The Donbass Development Center (DDC) humanitarian mission is planning to provide grocery assistance to more than 35 thousand senior citizens before the winter, Mission Press-...

Nov 24, 2017 | Defence
The Operational Command of the Donetsk People's Republic in concerned that the Ukrainian forces may organize a provocation using a Russian-style military uniform in the...
Nov 24, 2017 | Defence
On 24th November at 02:30 pm Ukrainian gunmen started shelling at the Dokuchaevsk residential area. The shelling was conducted in the Novotroitskoye locality’s direction with...
Nov 24, 2017 | DPR Situation Reports, Editorial
Good afternoon! The situation on the contact line remains tense. In the Donetsk direction, the enemy fired one 152-mm artillery projectile, 66 mortar shells of 120-mm...
Nov 24, 2017 | Defence
The DPR armed forces have shot down 60 Ukrainian drones since the year’s beginning, reports the DPR Operational Command’s Vice-Commander, Eduard Basurin. “In total,...
Nov 24, 2017 | DPR Situation Reports, Editorial
Good afternoon! The situation on the contact line remains tense. In the Donetsk direction, the enemy fired one 152-mm artillery projectile, 66 mortar shells of 120-mm...
Nov 23, 2017 | DPR Situation Reports
The situation on the contact line remains tense. In the Donetsk direction, the enemy fired 62 mortar shells of 120-mm and 82-mm calibre on 11 localities, as well...
Nov 22, 2017 | DPR Situation Reports
The situation on the contact line remains tense. In the Donetsk direction, the enemy fired 57 mortar shells of 120-mm and 82-mm calibre on eight localities, as...
Nov 21, 2017 | DPR Situation Reports
The situation on the contact line remains tense. In the Donetsk direction, the enemy fired 79 mortar shells of 120-mm and 82-mm calibre on ten localities, as...
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...

Nov 24, 2017 | Ukraine
Six thousand women took part in the military operation in the Donbass on the side of the Ukrainian security forces, Ukraine's Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak said on...
Nov 24, 2017 | Ukraine
The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine instructed manufacturers to make Ukrainian missiles better than those made in Russia, NSDC Secretary Alexander Turchinov...
Nov 22, 2017 | Ukraine
Clashes have taken place in the Ukrainian capital city of Kiev between the police and the participants in the rally to mark the anniversary of the Maidan tragedy, the Public...
Nov 21, 2017 | Ukraine
The number of refusals to Ukrainian citizens in guest visas (B-visas) for trips to the United States has slightly decreased compared to last year, the Evropeyskaya Pravda...

Nov 24, 2017 | World
The State Border Guard Service of Ukraine since the beginning of this year has not allowed more than a thousand foreigners to enter the country, justifying the ban with their...
Nov 23, 2017 | World
More than 400 Russian nationals have been held in Ukrainian prisons since 2014, whereas the exact number of Russians persecuted for political reasons in that country cannot...
Nov 22, 2017 | World
A 38-year-old resident of Hanover, Henry T. (name is changed) worked in a local mental hospital as a physician's assistant for more than a year. According to Bild, to get a...
Nov 21, 2017 | World
President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani intends to send a request to the President of Ukraine Pyotr Poroshenko requesting clarification on the content of the law...

Nov 23, 2017 | Geopolitics
Kiev has been seeking the supplies of US lethal weapons, but officially Washington officially only supplies Ukrainian authorities with uniforms, equipment, and training of...
Nov 22, 2017 | Geopolitics
Private American company AirTronic USA has established supplies of grenade launchers to Ukraine. This was announced on Tuesday by the company's Chief Operating Officer...
Nov 21, 2017 | Geopolitics
Kiev should focus on carrying out comprehensive reforms that can help on its way to NATO. This was stated on by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at a press...
Nov 20, 2017 | Geopolitics, Editorial
The First Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Defense and Security Franz Klintsevich believes that the Kiev authorities are proposing the US to conclude a...

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