"Chairman of the People’s Council of the DPR" Denis Pushilin: "The fact that the situation deteriorated again is disturbing. And if Ukraine fails to comply with, at least, the first three points of the Minsk-2, open clashes will be resumed soon in Donbass... The pace of the negotiations in Minsk, I believe, is insufficient. If agreements are carried out in political points at this pace, this conflict will be unfortunately not resolved even in 20 years."
"Donbassgaz concern": "As a result of heavy shelling of Donetsk, emergency dispatch service at night from July 31st to August 1st recorded numerous shrapnel damages of gas distribution pipelines in 12 sites. Yasinovataya office reports on 380 subscribers disconnected from the gas supply on Zavodskaya and 103-Kvartal Streets. Numerous shrapnel damages, visible cracks and deformations were recorded on the damaged pipeline in Yasinovataya."
"MGB of the LPR": "Employees of the MGB of the LPR detained the prosecutor of Perevalsk district when receiving a bribe of 130 thousand rubles. The investigation established that the arrested prosecutor's employee was engaged in the illegal activities associated with the pressure on small businesses in the sphere of land relations during the year."
"Alchevsk Administration": "Residents of Alchevsk will temporarily get water once in three days until the completion of maintenance work on the water intakes that supplies the city with water."
"Ministry of Energy and Coal of the DPR": "In July 2016 the coal mining enterprises of the DPR of all forms of ownership produced 1 million 33 thousand 284 tons of coal. Donbass Shakhtoupravleniye PJSC (119 thousand tons), Makeyevugol SE and Shakhterskantratsit SE have leading positions.
Media: "Crimean Massandra winery sent the first lot of wine in the amount of 14 thousand 400 bottles to the LPR."
Media: "2,441 students enrolled on state funded programmes in Donetsk National University in the DPR. According to the institution, 1544 applicant enrolled in the Bachelor's Degree, 771 people in the Master’s Degree, 138 in the Specialist’s Degree. The most popular faculties among the applicants were law, economics, and philology."
Media: "The Council of Ministers of the LPR determined Luhansknefteprodukt SUE to be sole distributor in the implementation of light petroleum products in the republic between importers and consumers."