Donetsk, Sep 27 — DAN. Nearly 11,000 residents of the Donetsk People’s Republic have applied for compensations for homes or property they lost as a result of fighting, DPR Head Denis Pushilin said on Tuesday.

“As many as 10,688 people have requested compensations for ruined or damaged homes, as well as for property damaged by fighting, ” Pushilin wrote on Telegram.

A week ago, the number of such applicants in the DPR reached over 9,000. Payments started in Mariupol on September 16. Families have already received 900,000 rubles worth of compensations there.

The DPR opened 51 offices that accept applications from victims of fighting and set up 38 commissions to consider these applications and make decision on compensations. The payments are made pursuant to a resolution by the DPR State Defense Committee.*jk