Poroshenko hypocritically congratulates Donetsk residents with City Day

30.08.2015 12:20, Kiev.

Kiev junta’s President Pyotr Poroshenko has congratulated Donetsk residents with City Day on his Facebook page and promised to repair all the damage done to Donbass. The message reads:

I congratulate Donetsk residents with City Day! We will certainly repair the destroyed cities and villages. Donbass is and will be Ukrainian!

At the same time, Kiev junta’s President forgot to promise the citizens of Donetsk People’s Republic to stop shelling their cities and villages and return their social security benefits and pensions which Kiev had officially stopped paying.

 

Source: TASS

Kiev junta’s militants have violated the ceasefire 15 times in the past 24 hours

30.08.2015 11:47, DPR.

Kiev junta’s militants have violated the ceasefire 15 times in the past 24 hours, according to Donetsk People’s Republic Defense Ministry.

Several Donetsk districts, as well as Spartak village, Sakhanka village and Zaytsevo township came under artillery and mortar fire.

The shelling came from the direction of Opytnoye, Peski, Avdeevka, Marynka, Shyrokino and Novgorodskoye.

 

Source: Donetsk News Agency

DPR officially invites OSCE to monitor the elections in the Republic

30.08.2015 17:57, Donetsk.

On Monday, August 31, Donetsk People’s Republic will send an official invitation to OSCE monitors in order for October 18 elections to be held in accordance with the Minsk Agreements, says the head of DPR delegation in the Contact Group on peaceful settlement in Donbass Denis Pushilin.

The elections will be held in accordance with the Minsk Agreements. OSCE participation is important to us and the request will be sent there tomorrow.

 

Source: Donetsk News Agency

Aleksandr Turchinov has ‘ordered a hit’ on DPR head

30.08.2015 07:49, Kiev.

The Secretary of Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council has addressed the Ukrainian spetsnaz militants heading to Donbass.

During the meeting Turchinov has asked the future punitive forces if he can count on receiving the current head of Donetsk People’s Republic Aleksandr Zakharchenko “in a bag”. Having received a positive response, he shook the hand of the emboldened militant and thanked him in advance for serving Ukraine.

The head of DPR has laughed at the event in response.

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Donetsk water park open to public after a year of shut down

“Aquasferra” water park has opened yesterday after being shut down for over a year due to the war in Donbass. All municipal services were working for several days straight in order for it to be ready to open its doors by the holidays (August 30 – Miner’s Day and City Day), according to First Deputy head of city administration Igor Ponomarenko.

We worked hard in the past three days to check all systems, prepare the water. The work went on for 24 hours straight, manually checked every pump, every water slide, every pool. The water park is ready to accept visitors.

First Deputy head of city administration has invited everyone to celebrate City Day by visiting the water park if they desire so. “It was built for Donetsk residents, after all,” he noted.

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DPR celebrates Miner’s Day

30.08.2015, DPR.

The head of Donetsk People’s Republic Aleksandr Zakharchenko has celebrated the miners of Donbass with their professional holiday.

A miner is not just a profession for our land, they are the backbone of Donetsk People’s Republic. The world-famous Donbass character was forged in longwalls by such miners and heroes of labor as Nikita Izotov, Ivan Bridko, Aleksandr Kolchik and, of course, Aleksey Stakhanov.

Zakharchenko has noted the special significance of this holiday in light of the current events and the succession of generations in fighting for the freedom of their land.

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