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The Donetsk Filtration Station has stopped its work as the website of 'Donbas Water' reported. It took place at 15:05. 'The supply of the drinking water was stooped to Avdiivka, partially to Donetsk and Yasynuvata, Chervony Partyzan, Kruta Balka and Verkhnyotoretske villages', the message said. ...
Militants started to flood Yunkom mine in a temporarily occupied Yenakiyeve of Donetsk region. Almost 40 years ago there has been a nuclear explosion performed with an aim to relieve the tension in the mountain massif. The journalist Denys Kazansky reported this on Facebook. Thus, Donbas ...

In Donetsk direction, terrorists fired 120mm mortars, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms on ATO positions near Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk) and Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol), 82mm mortars and grenade launchers - near Novotroitske (32km south of Donetsk). Donbas
Five employees of the Donetsk water filtration plant have been wounded when they came under fire in a bus heading for work in Donbas, eastern Ukraine; ... Avdiyivka, Krasnohorivka, and Verknetoretske, as well as the temporarily-occupied Donetsk, Yasynuvata, and the villages of Vasylievka and Spartak.
Olanrewaju Kayode has revealed his No 1 priority now is to keep on scoring goals for new club Shakhtar Donetsk. Kayode is on loan till the end of the season at Shakhtar from Manchester City. He has scored a goal in two appearances since he joined the Ukrainian giants in January and he insisted ...

"Four years ago, rallies of pro-Ukrainian forces were held in Donetsk and Luhansk. Students and residents of the cities went to confirm that Donbas is Ukraine," Poroshenko wrote. He has expressed confidence that the Ukrainian anthem will be heard in Donbas and the Ukrainian flag will be hoisted after ...
... while positioned on road H15, 2km east of a checkpoint of the armed formations east of Kreminets (non-government controlled, 16km south-west of Donetsk). Just before that, a blue Lada car (with plates AA237 and with "police" markings in Russian) travelling west to east turned around towards the SMM. OSCE drone
"In Donetsk region, the SMM recorded more ceasefire violations, including about 330 explosions, compared with the previous 24 hours (about 220 explosions)," the monitors said in an update covering the period between 19:30 on March 25 and 19:30 on March 26, which was posted on the OSCE's website.
In particular, according to the OSCE SMM, in the industrial zone of the city of Donetsk, the mission's observers confirmed the fact of the location of 28 tanks and more than 30 units of armored vehicles of another purpose,” the Ukrainian side of the JCCC reported on the Facebook page of the Ukrainian ...
Manchester City have reportedly agreed a "deal in principle" to sign Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred for £44.5 million this summer. The Citizens have been linked with a move for the Brazil international in recent months and are understood to have clinched his loyalties ahead of time, although Goal's ...
A pro-Russian separatist militant stands guard as children walk behind him during the visit of the current head of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR), to a kindergarten in Ilovaisk, some 50 kilometers from Donetsk, on October 14, 2014. DPR Prime Minister Alexander Zakharchenko ... Blogger militants
SHAKHTAR DONETSK DEFENDER Darijo Srna has been handed a 17-month ban for failing a drugs test. Srna withdrew from first-team action after Shakhtar's 2-1 win over Napoli in September after it emerged he had returned adverse findings in an out-of-competition test last March. The former Croatia ... Blogger militants
Our thanks for the excellent collaboration go especially to Elena Prorochenko, Yuriy Nesterov and Andriy Volkov, whose support and contribution was crucial for the successful realization of the research. A very special thank you goes to the respondents who were willing to share their experience and to ... Blogger militants
DONETSK, February 16. /TASS/. The self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) rejects Kiev's proposal to hold a prisoner swap under the "16 for 6" formula, DPR ombudsperson Darya Morozova has said. "The '16 for 6' formula, suggested by the Ukrainian side, includes individuals who have earlier ... Blogger militants
Representatives of some areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions (ORDLO) have included 18 Russians in the lists for exchange, Ukraine's special representative for humanitarian issues in the Trilateral Contact Group, the leader of the Ukrainian Choice - The Right of the People public movement, Viktor ... Blogger militants
To support them, REACH has conducted a number of assessments on humanitarian vulnerabilities in Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts finding that areas close to the LoC experience higher levels of humanitarian needs due to disruptions of services and exposure to conflict. This report builds on these and ... Blogger militants

"On the evening of February 7, while in Svitlodarsk (government-controlled, 57km north-east of Donetsk), the SMM heard and saw 60 explosions assessed as outgoing rounds of multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) (BM-21 Grad, 122mm) 5-7km north-east, 180 explosions assessed as impacts of MLRS ... Blogger militants
Manchester City have reportedly agreed a "deal in principle" to sign Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred for £44.5 million this summer. The Citizens have been linked with a move for the Brazil international in recent months and are understood to have clinched his loyalties ahead of time, although Goal's ... Blogger militants
Ihor Kozlovsky, a professor and world-renowned expert of comparative religion at Donetsk National Technical University, was taken prisoner and jailed by the separatists in eastern Ukraine. His ordeal only ended on December 27, 2017, when he was freed as part of a large-scale prisoner exchange ... Blogger militants
According to information made public by the Donetsk People's Republic military command, the Ukrainian army is planning a new war in Donbass in the period between March and June. As Deputy Commander of the Donetsk People's Republic Eduard Basurin announced citing new intelligence data, the ... Blogger militants
Read alsoAnother Russian "humanitarian" convoy arrives in occupied Donbas After the checks they are proceeding to Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine. "The whole cargo is going to be unloaded at receiving centers in Donetsk and Luhansk regions," it said. The ministry claims the trucks are ... Blogger militants
The SMM recorded fewer ceasefire violations in Donetsk region compared with the previous reporting period and one ceasefire violation in Luhansk region (as in the previous reporting period). The Mission continued to follow up on reports of civilian casualties in Olenivka and followed up on new reports of ... Blogger militants
MOSCOW, January 25. /TASS/. Former captives have uncovered details on a secret network of prisons used by Kiev, human rights ombudsman of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic Darya Morozova said on Thursday. "We found out from an interview with released captives that the practice of ... Blogger militants
Eastern Ukraine has been in a humanitarian crisis since March 2014, when armed conflict erupted between separatists and Ukrainian armed forces. Separatists now control most of eastern Donetsk region, and a small area of southern Luhansk region. Despite two successive ceasefires in September 2014 ... Blogger militants
"There is another wire line of Fticom [the provider in Donetsk], which enters the same premises where our equipment is located. It could be also used to ensure additional guarantees for the operation of the network. Unfortunately, all our communication lines are passing the frontline and could be damaged ... Blogger militants
Manchester City are close to signing Fred after the Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder reportedly agreed to join the Premier League leaders. Since leaving Brazil to sign for Shakhtar in 2013, Fred has developed into a key player for the Ukrainian side, playing almost 150 games for the club and helping them to ... Blogger militants
As a result of methane ignition at a private Pokrovske coal mine (Donetsk region), eight miners have received burns of varying severity and were hospitalized, Head of Donetsk Regional State Administration Pavlo Zhebrivsky has said. “Eight miners were injured as a result of methane ignition on the 12th ... Blogger militants
The suspect was detained and transferred to the Vuhledar police station of the main office of the National Police of Ukraine in Donetsk region on suspicion of committing a crime under Part 1, Article 260 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (the creation of militarized or armed formations not envisaged by law, ... Blogger militants
He noted that residents of the temporarily occupied areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions would be able to watch the new TV channel as early as in the first quarter of next year. Moreover, the Lviv-based television channel Pershyi Zahidnyi would start broadcasting on the territory of the Luhansk region. Blogger militants
DONETSK, December 23. /TASS/. Pro-Kiev armed units have ignored the agreements on a New Year truce and have continued the shelling of populated localities in the self-proclaimed unrecognized Donetsk People's Republic [DPR], the republic's operations command staff said on Saturday. "In spite of ... Blogger militants
Head of the Donetsk Military and Civil Regional Administration Pavlo Zhebrivsky wrote this on his Facebook page. "22,950 subscribers have been left without electricity due to bad weather that hit the south of Donetsk region,” he wrote. He specified that wet snow accretion on the wires of power grids caused ... Blogger militants
"The case concerned a complaint by seven residents of Donetsk that they had not been able to bring cases challenging a suspension of pension payments and other social benefits ("social benefits") before a court in the city where they lived," the court said in its summary issued on February 13. Blogger militants
FC Shakhtar Donetsk and AS Roma have not enjoyed the best of times in the UEFA Champions League round of 16, but each have the opportunity to improve on that record when they meet in the first leg in Kharkiv. • Shakhtar have lost two of their three last-16 ties – the sole exception their first appearance, ... Blogger militants
“We are ready for serious compromises to continue it [the process of freeing captives being held in certain districts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions],” she said on air of the 1+1 television channel on Dec.28. “I will not announce any figures, and, what is more, any dates for the time being, because in Minsk ... Blogger militants
The first innovative center for development of children and youth with disabilities has been opened in Druzhkivka, Donetsk region. The Department for Family and Youth Affairs of the Donetsk Regional State Administration reported this on Friday. "Ukraine's first center for development of young people with ... Blogger militants
The swap of captives on a dusty road close to the town of Gorlivka, 40 kilometres (25 miles) northeast of the rebels' stronghold of Donetsk is an attempt to revive a tattered peace deal between the Kiev army and rebels from the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics. The war in the former ... Blogger militants
State-owned operator Comtel, working in the so-called Donetsk People's Republic in Ukraine, an area under the control of pro-Russian separatists, has started testing IPTV services, reports The service is available for customers using internet services from the operator and is free during the ... Blogger militants
Approximately 77 per cent of this category's crossings occurred at the Donetsk BCP. They continued to cross the border individually or in groups. Most individuals crossed by foot, however, some made use of private vehicles, buses or minivans, making it more difficult for the observer teams (OTs) to observe ... Blogger militants
Ukraine and separatist rebels in the east of the country have exchanged hundreds of prisoners, in one of the biggest swaps since the conflict began in 2014. Some 230 people were sent to rebel-held areas in return for 74 prisoners who had been held by pro-Russia rebels in the Donetsk and Luhansk ... Blogger militants
He noted that residents of the temporarily occupied areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions would be able to watch the new TV channel as early as in the first quarter of next year. Moreover, the Lviv-based television channel Pershyi Zahidnyi would start broadcasting on the territory of the Luhansk region. Blogger militants
Manchester City interested in Borussia Dortmund ace Julian Weigl and Shakhtar Donetsk's Fred to replace Fernandinho. Pep Guardiola has been planning for the future and has began talks with City chiefs over potential transfers for next summer. Gossip. By Dream Team FC. 24th December 2017, 11:18 ... Blogger militants
A monument depicting an anti-aircraft missile system Krug (Circle) stands outside a damaged, former military unit near the airport in Donetsk, Ukraine, ... DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Ruined houses, shell craters and deserted streets - this is a typical scene in the Oktyabrsky district of Donetsk, the largest ... Blogger militants
Two villages near the city of Donetsk, Avdiyivka and Pisky, are the scene of ongoing fighting between Ukrainian government forces and Russia-backed separatists. Both towns have been heavily damaged, and the fighters are suffering the impact of months or years of combat. RFE/RL journalists visited the ... Blogger militants
DONETSK, November 26. /TASS/. The Ukrainian military over past 24 hours fired on districts of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic ... Blogger militants
The self-proclaimed republics of Luhansk and Donetsk are indeed listed as separate entities on the OFAC sanctions list, without any quotation ... Blogger militants
MOSCOW, November 17. /TASS/. The self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) in eastern Ukraine expects to hold a prisoner swap with Kiev by the ... Blogger militants
The SMM recorded more ceasefire violations in both Donetsk and Luhansk regions compared with the previous 24 hours. The Mission followed ... Blogger militants
Conflict broke out in Ukraine in early 2014, following a series of protests across major cities in the east of the country. Despite two successive ... Blogger militants
The night of November 6 in Donetsk was very disturbing. Without closing their eyes, the residents of the shelled areas "listened to the air" and shared information ... Blogger militants


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