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  • 6 April 2018
    Bill abolishing need for labour patents for DPR, LPR residents submitted to Duma

    The bill allowing residents of the Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics to come to Russia and work without a labour patent was submitted to the State Duma on Thursday. The document was placed to the Duma electronic database. The authors of the initiative were members of the Federation Council from the ...

  • 4 April 2018
    UN urges Ukraine to pay pensions to Donbass

    The UN called on Kiev to pay pensions to the residents of Donbass, reported Assistant High Commissioner for Operations of the United Nations Agency for Refugees (UNHCR) George Okoth-Obbo. "These people are traumatized twice. Firstly, by the experience of the ongoing conflict and secondly by the complex requirements and procedures which ...

  • 3 April 2018
    Over 1,700 families living near contact line rendered assistance

    More than 1,700 families living near the contact line received assistance from the Public Headquarters for the front-line districts since December last year, the head of the public headquarters, the MP of the People's Council of the Donetsk People's Republic Ekaterina Martyanova states.  "Since the beginning of the work of the ...

  • 3 April 2018
    United Donbass Fund pays out nearly 71mn rubles to people in need

    The United Donbass Fund public organization paid out almost 71 million rubles of monetary assistance to the needy residents of the region during its work period, Fund Chairman Oleg Balykin states.  “During the fund’s work-period, the commission considered 6,615 cases. From them - 2,638 totaling 85, 765, 440 rubles were approved. ...

  • 3 April 2018
    Monitors say humanitarian situation's poor in Kiev-held contact line zone in Donbass

    The social and economic situation in the 10-kilometre zone in the Kiev-controlled territory near the demarcation line in Donbass is consistently bad, a member of the coordinators' council of the Vostok-SOS charity foundation, Konstantin Reutsky, said. The international monitoring group, comprising representatives of human rights organizations from five countries (Germany, Czech ...