Donetsk People's Republic

de facto state, considered internationally to be part of Ukraine, 2014–2022

Donetsk People’s Republic is an partially recognised country in the Donbas region of Ukraine. When the War in Donbas started in 2014, a few hundred pro-Russian separatists proclaimed it in part of Donetsk Oblast. Donetsk Oblast is all to the east of Ukraine, at the border with Russia. Approximately at the same time, other people started Luhansk People's Republic in Luhansk Oblast. In both parts, there are many ethnic Russians. Russia aided the start of these non-recognised states.

Donetsk People's Republic
Донецкая Народная Республика (Russian)
Flag of Donetsk People's Republic
Coat of arms of Donetsk People's Republic
Coat of arms
Национальный гимн Донецкой Народной Республики
National anthem of Donetsk People's Republic
Location of Donetsk People's Republic
StatusUnrecognised puppet state of Russia
• Head of the Donetsk People's Republic
Denis Pushilin
• Prime minister
Vitaliy Khotsenko
• Unrecognized independence from Ukraine
12 may 2014
• Annexation by Russia
30 september 2022
Preceded by
Succeeded by
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In 2022 Russia, Syria and DPRK officially recognised the state along with the Luhansk People's Republic, Abkhazia and South Ossetia.

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