August 17, 2022 3:50 pm
North Korea last month became one of the few nations in the world to recognize the independence of Donetsk and Luhansk, another Russian-backed separatist region in eastern Ukraine, prompting Kyiv to cut off diplomatic ties with Pyongyang.
July 31, 2022 9:25 am
"The more people leave Donetsk region now, the fewer people the Russian army will have time to kill," Zelenskyy said, adding that residents would be given compensation.
July 12, 2022 9:36 am
Shelling and missile barrages have increased, particularly in Ukraine's Donetsk region, where Russia is shifting its focus. The civilian toll has risen sharply in recent days as rockets and shells strike residential areas.
July 05, 2022 12:20 pm
"The city doesn't exist any more," said Nina, a young mother who has fled Lysychansk to take refuge in the central city of Dnipro.
June 23, 2022 5:56 pm
Russian military captured two villages and vied for control of a key highway in an offensive that could cut supply lines and encircle some frontline Ukrainian forces.
March 05, 2015 3:24 pm
The blast occurred before dawn Wednesday more than 1,000 meters (3,200 feet) underground at the Zasyadko mine in Donetsk.
January 23, 2015 4:42 pm
Separatists have warned, however, that they intend to continue their advances and take more territory.
January 19, 2015 2:20 pm
Rebel leader Alexander Zakharchenko said at a press conference early Monday in Donetsk that the rebels had taken control of the airport.
September 29, 2014 5:06 pm
Violence has continued despite a cease-fire declared on September 5.
September 10, 2014 5:16 pm
President Petro Poroshenko said the regions would remain part of Ukraine and rejected the idea of federalisation.