OSCE records 11 ceasefire violations in Donbas on Aug 25 The SMM recorded 10 ceasefire violations in Donetsk region and one in Luhansk region.
13:55, 27 August 2020
Ukraine's Luhansk governor says local elections in frontline zone impossible Earlier, Donetsk Regional State Administration criticized plans to hold local elections along the contact line in Donbas.
16:15, 28 July 2020
Ukraine's parliament approves date for local elections Local elections will not be held in Russia-occupied parts of Ukraine.
14:13, 15 July 2020
Donetsk region sees record spike in new coronavirus cases in past day People aged five to 80 are among those infected.
12:10, 15 June 2020
Ukrzaliznytsia launches commuter rail service in Ukraine-controlled Donbas after five-year break Ukrzaliznytsia's regional branch, Donetsk Railways, and specialists from the Joint Forces Operation Headquarters have checked and prepared the relevant infrastructure.
13:56, 06 August 2019
Putin extends simplified Russian citizenship rules to all residents of Donetsk, Luhansk regions The Russian president signed a decree on simplified procedures for granting Russian citizenship to residents of Russia-occupied districts of Ukraine's east late in April 2019.
20:53, 17 July 2019
Almost US$59 mln to be allocated for repairing roads in Donetsk region – Ukraine's minister Major projects are expected to be the renovation of the Zaporizhia-Mariupol highway, as well as repairing bridges and local roads.
16:55, 25 March 2019
Savchenko-Ruban case to be heard in Donetsk region's Sloviansk court The date of the preparatory court hearing is still unknown since the panel of judges has a period of five days to decide on it.
16:38, 30 January 2019
Toretsk, neighboring villages in Donetsk region left without water As of 06:00 on December 17, some 42,813 people had no centralized water supply.
11:43, 17 December 2018
Another Russian "humanitarian" convoy arrives in occupied Donbas The Russian ministry claims that the entire cargo will be distributed among socially significant facilities and residents of Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
16:24, 22 November 2018
OSCE monitors record 245 explosions in Donbas within 24 hours The violations in Donetsk region were recorded near Svitlodarsk, Hnutove, and Yasynuvata.
10:31, 07 November 2018
Krysin accused of killing journalist sent to penal colony in Donetsk region (Photo) Earlier, despite the court's decision, Krysin refused to go to Toretsk penal colony No. 2 to serve his sentence, claiming he had a high fever.
16:43, 08 October 2018
Two persons injured in recreation center blast in Donetsk region The victims are reportedly residents of Kramatorsk.
11:52, 15 July 2018
Government gives assent to Zhebrivsky's resignation as Donetsk region Governor Rozenko said the Cabinet had endorsed the president's decree on dismissal.
14:40, 13 June 2018
Donetsk water filtration station shuts down In total, it supplies water to about 600,000 people.
17:56, 18 April 2018
OSCE reports 330 explosions in Donetsk region within 24 hours In Luhansk region, the SMM recorded more ceasefire violations compared with the previous period.
10:36, 28 March 2018
Poroshenko to visit Donetsk region on June 14 <p>Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will pay a working trip to Donetsk region on Wednesday, June 14, the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters reported on Facebook.</p>
16:55, 13 June 2017
Ukrainian language out of curriculum in "DPR" schools - transition to Russian completed <p>The Russian-backed self-proclaimed authorities of the "Donetsk People's Republic" ("DPR") have announced a complete transition from the Ukrainian language into Russian language in all educational institutions located in the militant-controlled areas of Donetsk region, "DPR leader" Alexander Zakharchenko said, according to one of the pro-militant online resources.</p>
16:20, 07 June 2017