Media: "Head of the DPR Alexander Zakharchenko met with businessmen of the republic to discuss disputes on tax legislation. The meeting was held behind closed doors in Donetsk. The main topics were issues of re-registration of business in the DPR, collection of taxes to the budget and fight against corruption. Discussions with entrepreneurs took place without participation of the media. Later the head of the DPR said that he listened to claims and business requirements. He promised to summarize later. "
Media: "Graduates of Donetsk National Medical University named after Gorky received diplomas of the Russian sample. "
"Acting Minister of Industry and Trade" of the "DPR" Alexey Granovsky: "Interim administration was introduced at Donetsk Steel Plant (DSP) belonging to Mechel Russian company. Inventory Commission is working there to describe the enterprise, then the administrator will transfer all property to Yuzovska Electrometallurgy Plant state enterprise. Mechel has the possibility to take back control of DSP, if the company resumes work and salary debts is repaid."
"Ministry of Transport" of the "DPR": "Another 18 bus companies obtained license for passenger transportation in the DPR: 15 domestic carriers and three - international."
Media: "Agrarian enterprises of Shakhtersk collected almost half of the planned harvest of grain and leguminous crops, nearly eight thousand hectares of sown areas were gathered today."
"Ombudsman Office in the "DPR": "Two children of ten and twelve were injured in the explosion on the explosive object in Dmitrovka village, Shakhtersk district. Children have numerous shrapnel wounds, fractures and burns. Both children were hospitalized."
Media: "The State Bank of the LPR denied rumors of debt redemption of residents of the republic from Ukrainian banks."
"Minister of Culture of the "LPR "Oksana Kokotkina: "The ban on import to Ukraine of books by LPR and DPR authors violates freedom of expression."
"Acting Minister of Family, Youth, Sports and Tourism of the "LPR" Pavel Pilavov: "Almost 110 official tourist agencies work in the republic."