Donetsk, Jul 9 – DAN. The Vodafone mobile network operation has been disrupted in the DPR after an emergency in Kiev-controlled Lisichansk, the Ministry of Communications said.

"Technical issues are reported again in the Vodafone network. Since 9 a.m. no connection is available neither in the DPR nor LPR. Preliminary, technical issue occurred in Kiev-controlled Lisichansk."

Further details were not immediately available.

On January 11, the DPR was cut off from the last Ukrainian mobile carrier MTS-Ukraine (Vodafone) services after an emergency disconnection of communication channel outside Elenovka. A DPR mobile carrier Phoenix was the only mobile services provider in the Republic. Vodafone resumed services on April 27. *ot