Donetsk, Jun 22 — DAN. Ukrainian forces fired around 200 shells on the DPR on Wednesday, killing a young woman and her newborn baby.

Here are the key events so far on Wednesday, June 22.

Fighting and victims

First explosions of the enemy’s rounds sounded in the DPR at 2:00 a.m.

The enemy used Grad MLRS, artillery and mortars to target Donetsk, Makeyevka, Yasinovataya, Gorlovka, Dokuchayevsk, and many more neighbouring townships.

A young woman and a newborn have been killed by Ukrainian shelling of Rovnopol outside Volnovakha. 

Two employees of the Donelectroavtotrans transport company, as they were carrying out repairs of a communication line in Donetsk.  

Two women were injured in Makeyevka.

Multiple damage to housing and infrastructure has been reported.

Russian aviation destroyed Ukrainian depot and a Buk-M1 missile system west of Donetsk, and an AN-TPQ US-made mobile radar system.


The DPR marked the Day of Sorrow and Remembrance of Victims of War, dedicated to the beginning of the Great Patriotic War on June 22, 1941.

Moscow has assigned a name to the square in front of the US Embassy, now it is known as the Square of the Donetsk People’s Republic.

The cooperation agreement has been signed between the Government of the Amur Region and the Administration of the Ambrosievsky District in the DPR. The Russian region will help to prepare for a heating season, the new school year, and to repair roads. 

Ambrosievka has already received three school buses.

The humanitarian convoy brought 50 tons of roofing from Russia.

The Central Bank of the DPR extended the validity of cards that expired in February-June of the current year, until June 30, 2027.

Six enterprises for the production of bread and bakery products resumed production in the liberated areas.

Forty A-level graduates of Donetsk schools went to St. Petersburg for the Scarlet Sails Festival. *ot