On 19 February, representatives of the DPR Human Rights Ombudsman Office handed over humanitarian aid to persons affected as a result of the armed conflict living in social housing objects of Donetsk. Since February 14, 760 humanitarian packages have been distributed in Donetsk, Makeevka, Enakievo and Starobeshevo region. The packages include food, household chemicals and [...]
Human Rights Ombudsman Daria Morozova, in an interview with a correspondent of the DPR official website, spoke on the progress of the negotiation process regarding the signing of the declaration prohibiting torture and violence against persons detained in Ukraine and in the Republic. “There are UN reports on the human rights situation in the territory [...]
Between 8 and 14 February 2019, 4 DPR servicemen were wounded as a result of hostilities in the territory of the Donetsk People’s Republic. In the specified period, 7 DPR servicemen lost their lives. Since the beginning of 2019, 11 persons sustained injuries of various severities. 15 servicemen were killed as a result of armed [...]
4 years ago, in response to the aggravation of the armed conflict in Donbass the leaders of the “Normandy Four” agreed on the Package of Measures for the Implementation of the Minsk Agreements at the summit in Minsk on February 11-12, 2015 to de-escalate the confrontation. The document, signed by representatives of Ukraine, Russia, the [...]
On 13 February, staff of DPR Ombudsman Office held an on-site reception of citizens at the City Administration of Snezhnoe. 5 citizens of Snezhnoe asked for Ombudsman’s advice and assistance in restoring their rights. At the on-site reception, the following issues were raised: restoration of housing destroyed as a result of hostilities, receiving pension payments [...]
The DPR Human Rights Ombudsman Daria Morozova commented on the anniversary of the signing of the Package of Measures for the Implementation of the Minsk agreements and the effectiveness of the document for a peaceful settlement in Donbass. “Last year, at the Humanitarian Subgroup meetings we focused our efforts on closure of criminal cases against [...]
Between 1 and 7 February 2019, no injuries to civilians or servicemen have been reported. In the specified period, 4 DPR servicemen died. Since the beginning of 2019, 7 persons sustained injuries of varying severities, including four DPR servicemen and three civilian men. As a result of armed aggression by Ukraine, eight DPR servicemen died.
International humanitarian law regulates relations between states in armed conflict in order to limit the use of means and methods of warfare and to avoid civilian casualties or to minimize them. International humanitarian law prohibits attacks on civilian objects during military operations. Armed units of Ukraine violate the basic provisions of the 1949 Geneva Convention, [...]
Psychological pressure, blackmail and death threats – to name but a few methods the Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) is using against Donetsk People’s Republic militiamen’s families living in Kiev-held territory. People’s Militia serviceman Eduard Klypa spoke at a press conference in Donetsk about new facts of intimidation and the consequences. The SSU attempted to [...]
Between 25 and 31 January 2019, a DPR serviceman born in 1980 was wounded as a result of hostilities. Two DPR servicemen have been killed. Since the beginning of the year, seven persons sustained wounds and four persons were killed. Since the beginning of the armed conflict, 4733 persons died, including 81 children.