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Alexander Zakharchenko: "We are working at strengthening Republic's food security"

On Thursday, November 16, the DPR Head, Alexander Zakharchenko, inspected the completion of the work on laying an apple orchard in the village of Kuznetsovo-Mikhailovka, the Telmanovsky district of the Donetsk People's Republic. The DPR Head noted the important role of horticulture in the state economic sector and in ensuring the food security of the DPR.

Donetsk Defense: Weekly Situation Report, 11/17/2017

Last week, activities were held in in the formations and military units of the DPR Armed Forces to mark the 3rd anniversary of the army corps' formation, which stands on the protection of our borders from the constant provocations by the Ukrainian punishers. Over the past 24 hours, there were registered 37 violations of the ceasefire regime by the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

Alexander Zakharchenko: The one guided by moral principles to win civil war

The Head of the Donetsk People's Republic, Alexander Zakharchenko, discussed with Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin the exchange of prisoners on November 15.

DPR Head: "We are fighting for our children's happy future"

On Wednesday, November 15, a pre-school educational institution Kindergarten No. 11, which belongs to the branch No. 7 Makeyevkoks of the CJSC Vneshtorgservis, was opened in the Kirovsky district of Makeyevka.

Alexander Zakharchenko participates in International Medical Forum "Science to win... disease"

 The Head of the DPR, Alexander Zakharchenko, took part in the plenary session of the International Forum of medical workers "Science to win... disease", launched in the capital of the Republic on November 15.

DEFENCE

JCCC: Kiev deploys military hardware near Debaltsevo

Ukrainian gunmen deployed tanks, MRLS and other military hardware near the locality of Debaltsevo, reports the head of the DPR representative office in the JCCC, Ruslan Yakubov.

Donetsk Armed Forces concluded large-scale tactical trainings [VIDEO]

Large-scale DPR armed forces’ tactical trainings come to conclusion. "Our main objective was to reach this training frontier and show all we’ve learnt during the past 6 month, following the combat training’s plan," commented one of the officers of the DPR People's Militia.

Ukrainian army fires over 60 heavy ammos at DPR, howitzers detected near Gorlovka

The army of Ukraine over the past 24 hours fired over 60 heavy ordnances at the frontline zones of the Donetsk People's Republic. This was announced today by the Vice-Commander of the DPR Operational Command Eduard Basurin. "In the Donetsk direction, the enemy fired 18 mortar shells of 82-mm calibre. In the Mariupol - 13 rounds of 120-mm calibre and 30 of 82-mm," Basurin said.

Assasination attempt of minister: Ukrainian SBU-agents arrested in the DPR [TV Report]

One week ago an attempted assassination of the DPR Revenue Minister, Alexander Timofeyev, took place. Then the Republic’s State Security Ministry promptly detected and neutralized a part of the group of large agent’s net. Members of that group are involved in several heinous crimes in the DPR and the LPR. In front of the TV cameras Ukrainian mercenaries, as the investigation puts them, seem depressed. They were trained and prepared in Ukraine at the Special Forces range.

'Combat Erupts Again' - Donbass Frontline Report [VIDEO]

A new video report from the Donbass frontline, DPR, provided by American freelance journalist Patrick Lancaster. Report shows the reality about difficult situation in the trenches just outside of the Donetsk capital. DONi News Agency Follow Patrick Lancaster: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbjTWVaRx6jMN5ZYgbqe2_w  

Donbass Life

Confirmed: Bones collected by American journalist are remains of MH17 victims

American freelance journalist, Patrick Lancaster, collected and handed over 23 pieces of bones, found in the crash site of the Malesian Airlines flight MH17 in the Donetsk People's Republic, to the Dutch investigators of the tragedy. After the forensic investigation it is now officially confirmed, that 15 of the 23 bones pieces belonged to 7 passengers of the plane, which was shot down over Donbass in 2014.

OSCE camera at Donetsk Filtering Station again working after August shelling

Observers of the OSCE SMM have restored a camera in the mission’s video surveillance complex, located in the territory of the Donetsk Filtering Station, which had been damaged in August this year, an informed source reported today. By the OSCE information, the complex operational for the entire period despite the damage to the camera.

Volkova replaces Pushilin as “Donetsk Republic” Central executive Committee’s head

The People’s Council head, Denis Pushilin left the “Donetsk Republic” Central executive Committee’s head office, reports the DPR Head, Alexander Zakharchenko.

'Motorola' - We Remember! - The 1st anniversary of DPR commander's murder [VIDEO]

Exactly a year ago legendary DPR People's Militia commander "Motorola" was murdered in the Ukrainian state terrorism attack at his home. The cruel murder of the national hero joined the Donetsk People's Republic to a shared and deep grief, but Ukraine still couldn't cut the backbone of the people's defense, cripple the famous 'Sparta Battalion", which continues today to fulfill it duties and tasks in ongoing defensive battles.

Best thing peacekeepers can do is not to come here – Zakharchenko

The Head of the Donetsk People’s Republic gave an interview to the Komsomolskaya Pravda after the concert celebrating the 80th jubilee of Joseph Kobzon, the People’s Artist of the USSR, Russia and the DPR.

Other

US Congress allocates $4.6 billion for 'countering' Russia in Europe

The House of Representatives of the US Congress on Tuesday adopted a draft law on financing the country's DoD in 2018, which included an article on allocating funds for the so-called counteraction to Russia in Europe, totaling about $ 4.6 billion. The initiative was supported by a majority.

Media war escalates between US and Russia

US has forced Russian RT channel to register as a foreign agent on Monday. Moscow’s response to Washington’s steps against Russian mass media outlets will be adequate, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Tuesday.

EU launches own military alliance

The EU has moved a step closer towards having a joint military force by signing an agreement on a permanent command structure. The agreement on PESCO, or Permanent Structured Cooperation, was signed in Brussels by 23 members of the 28-strong European Union on Monday.

Russia: Dollar should not dominate the world

The international financial system needs to balance which is why there is no place for a dominant currency, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said at a news conference on Wednesday. “The balanced system of financial relations should be based on the use of various reserve currencies, various forms of settlement. There should be no domination of any one currency,” said Medvedev, speaking at the regular Russia and China heads of government meeting.

US will enter war to stop emergence of petro-yuan - Max Keiser [VIDEO]

As third US aircraft carrier enters to Asia-Pacific, "the imminent introduction of oil trading in yuan is a very bold move by the Chinese, because the US will not give up the basis of its hegemony – the dollar as the world’s reserve currency – without a fight", Max Keiser, host of RT’s financial program ‘Keiser Report' has said.

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