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  • Feb 22, 2017 | Donbass Life

    The official website of the Head of the DPR Alexander Zakharchenko has been started in the English-language version today, reported the press service of the administration of the Head of State.


    "Starting today the English version of the official site of the Head of the Donetsk People's Republic Alexander Zakharchenko is launched," says the text of the press service's statement.



    The English-language page completely reproduces the information published on the Ukrainian and Russian page-versions.

  • Feb 22, 2017 | Donbass Life

    The DPR Special Commission investigating Ukrainian authorities’ crimes in Donbass has filed more than 2,500 cases over civilian casualties, illegal detentions and property destruction relying on evidence in the period since June 2014, the Republic’s Foreign Ministry press service reported on Wednesday.


    “As of February 22, 2017, the Commission has filed 2,528 cases (on the strength of evidence gathered from June 2014 through January 2017),” the press service said.

  • Feb 22, 2017 | Defence

    Disruption of the Lifecell mobile operator's work in the territory of the Donetsk People's Republic resulted from the diversion carried out by Ukrainian military on communication lines, reported the DPR Operational Command.


    "Today communication lines near Yasinovataya have been broken by a diversion, as a result the latter citizens of the Republic suffer from interruptions in cellular communication and Internet connection. We suppose that Ukraine has blocked the DPR residents' access to one of the key main mobile operators, the Lifecell operator is temporarily inaccessible, interruptions in the Internet are possible as well," said the Command representative.

  • Feb 22, 2017 | Defence

    Over the past day Ukrainian military violated the ceasefire five times. The enemy applied man-portable grenade launchers, rocket-propelled grenade launchers, IFV-1, automatic grenade launchers, 120mm and 82mm mortars and small arms.


    The localities of Molodezhnoye, Kalinovka, and Logvinovo appeared in the hotspot of shellings. At 1:40 p.m. the People’s Militia positions stationed near Molodyozhnoye locality were shelled from the direction of Katerinovka locality. The AFU opened fire with man-portable grenade launchers and 82mm mortars. 

  • Feb 22, 2017 | LPR Situation Reports

    The situation in the zone of the LPR People’s Militia’s responsibility remains tense.


    For the past day Ukrainian punishers five times violated the ceasefire. Our positions in the directions of Molodyozhnoye, Kalinovka and  Logvinovo  localities came under fire. The fire was carried out from mortars of 82-mm calibre, IFV-1, rocket-propelled anti-tank grenade launchers, automatic launchers rocket launchers, and small arms. In total, onto the territory of the Republic there were launched one hundred forty seven shells and grenades.

  • Feb 22, 2017 | Politics

    The Ukrainian party refused to take part in the video-conference in the matter of security that was scheduled for February 21, DPR Delegation Head at the Minsk talks, People’s Council Chairman Denis Pushilin states. 


    “Arrangements for the withdrawal of heavy weapons, reached at the last meeting of the Contact Group on Monday, was once again ignored by Ukraine. Scheduled for today videoconference, designed to discuss security issues, also did not take place. The only party that refused to participate in the skype-meeting was Ukraine,” says the statement of parliament’s speaker. 

  • Feb 22, 2017 | Ukraine

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko instructed the Cabinet to develop a series of laws, which will allow quickly and without a problem to block sites. At the same time the speakers, who are close to the authorities, started a discussion on the ban in Ukraine of Russian social networks "VKontakte" and "Odnoklasssniki".


    "People's Front" (the party of former Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk) is preparing a radical bill aimed at the destruction of social networks and independent sites. They will control or for a specified period interrupt their work," said the Verkhovna Rada's deputy of the "Block of Petro Poroshenko" (BPP) Sergey Kaplin.

  • Feb 22, 2017 | Defence

    Ukrainian military launched 161 mortar-shells onto Yasinovataya and its outskirts and onto the village of Sakhanka of the Novoazovsk region of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) at night, a source in the Republic’s security services states. 


    “The Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) shelled Yasinovataya, the villages of Krutaya Balka, Yakovlevka of the Yasinovataya district, Sakhanka of the Novoazovsk district in the south of the country since 06:00 p.m. till midnight,” said the source. 



    Altogether, 161 mortar-shells of 82mm and 120mm caliber were launched onto these localities. 

  • Feb 22, 2017 | Defence

    The Ukrainian side refused to carry out the procedure of military equipment withdrawal from the contact line in Donbass in the near future, reports the Operational Command of the Republic.


    "As a result of yesterday's negotiations, the Ukrainian side refused to withdraw weapons and stated that would not do so soon," the source informed.



    Command's representative stressed that Ukrainian military create all conditions to maximally delay the procedure of withdrawal of military equipment from the front line. In this regard, the procedure of withdrawal of DPR forces' weapons is also postponed.


    DONi News Agency


  • Feb 22, 2017 | Defence

    Ukrainian military opened fire at Kominternovo village of the Novoazovsk region in the DPR south today morning. The shelling keeps going on, District Administration Acting Head Anatoly Yanovsky states. 


    “The shelling has been coming since 07:30 a.m. As a result of which on Akhmatovo Street there is no gas supply. Besides, the house Num.14 on the same street was damaged and the gas pipe line was broken as well,” said Anatoly Yanovsky. 



    According to him, fortunately, there is no information on casualties among civilians. 


    DONi News Agency 

Local News:

Feb 22, 2017 | Donbass Life
The official website of the Head of the DPR Alexander Zakharchenko has been started in the English-language version today, reported the press service of the administration of...
Feb 22, 2017 | Donbass Life
The DPR Special Commission investigating Ukrainian authorities’ crimes in Donbass has filed more than 2,500 cases over civilian casualties, illegal detentions and property...
Feb 22, 2017 | Donbass Life
The number of applications for DPR passports has grown tens-fold after the decision had been adopted in Russia on recognition of the Republican documents, stated the Head of...
Feb 21, 2017 | Donbass Life
60th jubilee humanitarian convoy arrive to DPR. The 60th jubilee convoy was delivered to the Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics. For the first time this year white...
Feb 22, 2017 | Politics
The Ukrainian party refused to take part in the video-conference in the matter of security that was scheduled for February 21, DPR Delegation Head at the Minsk talks, People’...
Feb 21, 2017 | Politics
Several hundreds of foreign citizens continue to fight on the side of the DPR and the LPR and say that the Republics became their new home, reports Izvestia newspaper. “...
Feb 21, 2017 | Politics
Lugansk People’s Republic’s activists gathered more than 11,000 signatures in support of the statement urging the OSCE, Ukrainian lawmakers and Ukrainian ombudsperson to...
Feb 21, 2017 | Politics
The Head of the DPR Alexander Zakharchenko expressed sincere condolences to the family of the Permanent Representative of Russia to the UN Vitaly Churkin who died in New...
Feb 21, 2017 | Economics
The DPR economy developed successfully in wartime owing to the high potential of the republic’s scientists who are now actively involved in rebuilding Donbass, acting DPR...
Feb 17, 2017 | Economics
The first loan has been provided in the Donetsk People's Republic. The contract is registered to receive cash flows from a non-resident – a Russian entrepreneur. The very...
Feb 17, 2017 | Economics
The DPR Head commented on the railway blockade conducted by the Ukrainian radicals when visiting the commissioning of a new longwall at one of DPR coalmines....
Feb 11, 2017 | Economics
The Head of the DPR Alexander Zakharchenko predicts intensive inflow of investments into the Republic's economy after completion of military operations. The opinion of the...
Feb 21, 2017 | Humanitarian
The DPR and LPR medical establishments will gratuitously accept the compatriots living in the Kiev-controlled Donbass territory, reports the Acting Foreign Affairs...
Feb 21, 2017 | Humanitarian
Veterans of the Great Patriotic War living in the territories both controlled by the DPR and LPR authorities and occupied by Kiev will receive one-time payments as a...
Feb 21, 2017 | Humanitarian
Today the Donetsk filter station has been fully put into operation after three days of downtime. This was reported in the press-service of the utility company "Water of...
Feb 21, 2017 | Humanitarian, Editorial
The 60th Russian humanitarian convoy which is the first one in 2017 has arrived in the capital of the Donetsk People’s Republic today.  The column consists of...

Feb 22, 2017 | Defence
Ukrainian servicemen are supporting the ongoing railway blockade in the zone of the so-called 'anti-terrorist operation' (ATO), reported the LPR People’s Militia...
Feb 22, 2017 | Defence
Ukrainian forces shelled Yasinovataya and Donetsk outskirts and two southern localities with the mortars today, reports the DPR power-wielding agency’s representative. «...
Feb 22, 2017 | Defence
Disruption of the Lifecell mobile operator's work in the territory of the Donetsk People's Republic resulted from the diversion carried out by Ukrainian military on...
Feb 22, 2017 | LPR Situation Reports
The situation in the zone of the LPR People’s Militia’s responsibility remains tense. For the past day Ukrainian punishers five times violated the ceasefire. Our...
Feb 21, 2017 | DPR Situation Reports
The situation in the Donetsk People’s Republic remains tense. Shellings on the AFU part won’t stop. The enemy continued shelling districts of the Republic’s localities:...
Feb 20, 2017 | DPR Situation Reports
The situation in the Donetsk People’s Republic keeps being tense. Shellings on the AFU part won’t stop. The enemy continued shelling districts of the Republic’s localities...
Feb 19, 2017 | DPR Situation Reports
The situation in the Donetsk People's Republic dramatically escalated. Shellings from the AFU positions won’t stop. The enemy continues shelling districts of the Republic’...
Feb 18, 2017 | DPR Situation Reports
The situation in the Donetsk People's Republic remains tense. Shellings from the AFU positions won’t stop. The enemy continues shelling districts of the Republic’s...
Feb 22, 2017 | LPR Situation Reports
The situation in the zone of the LPR People’s Militia’s responsibility remains tense. For the past day Ukrainian punishers five times violated the ceasefire. Our...
Feb 21, 2017 | LPR Situation Reports
The situation in the zone of responsibility of the LPR People's Militia has escalated dramatically, but remains controlled. For the past day Ukrainian punishers sixteen...
Feb 20, 2017 | LPR Situation Reports
The situation in the LPR People’s Militia responsibility zone remains tense.  Over the past 24 hours Ukrainian punishers shelled our units’ positions in the vicinity...
Feb 19, 2017 | LPR Situation Reports
The situation in the LPR People’s Militia responsibility zone remains tense.  Ukrainian punishers shelled our units’ positions in the vicinity of the settlements of...

Feb 22, 2017 | Ukraine
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko instructed the Cabinet to develop a series of laws, which will allow quickly and without a problem to block sites. At the same time...
Feb 21, 2017 | Ukraine
The meeting consisting of a few hundreds of the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics Trade Blockade Supporters started on Tuesday (February 21) in front of Ukraine’s...
Feb 19, 2017 | Ukraine
Ukrainian 'president' Petro Poroshenko has signed an order on neutralizing threats to the country’s energy sector. According to Russian journalist and expert Leonid Khazanov...
Feb 16, 2017 | Ukraine, Editorial
The state of emergency has been imposed today on Thursday in Ukraine. The reason for that is the crisis in the energy sector. Situation was provoked by Ukrainian radicals,...

Feb 22, 2017 | World
Ukrainian Foreign Affairs Minister, Pavel Klimkin suggested to deprive Russia of the veto right in the UN Security Council. “The Security Council is to be able to react...
Feb 22, 2017 | World
Yesterday, on February 20, an exhibition in support of the project “101 life” opened in Greece. The organizers are the representatives of the Greek community, including...
Feb 22, 2017 | World
President of Russia's Council on Civil Society and Human Rights (HRC), the fund "Fair Aid" and the Russian Red Cross will create a public award named after Elizabeth Glinka (...
Feb 21, 2017 | World
Last year Ukraine exported to the Russian Federation military items in the amount of $169 mil. Russia turned out to be the largest partner of Ukraine in the military...

Feb 20, 2017 | Geopolitics
US President Donald Trump’s aides have opened a back-door diplomacy channel aimed at reaching out a peace agreement between Russia and Ukraine, according to a report. The New...
Feb 14, 2017 | Geopolitics
The port call of the US guided missile destroyer Laboon to Odessa, which was to take place on February 16, was cancelled. “A big traditional guest-night was planned...
Feb 13, 2017 | Geopolitics
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that in the near future he expected to hold talks with new US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, during which the situation in...
Feb 10, 2017 | Geopolitics
Ukraine is a greater threat to Russia than the banned terrorist organization "Islamic State," said military analyst Semyon Bagdasarov. According to him, Ukrainian...

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