"Authorized representative of the LPR" Olga Kobtseva: "There is no agreement on the exchange of prisoners with Ukraine in the near future. All Savchenko’s statements about the alleged pre-existing agreements on the exchange of prisoners are misinformation, as no one authorized her to negotiate on this issue."
Media: "The humanitarian convoy of MES of Russia, the 55th in a row, will arrive in Donetsk People's Republic on August 25th. The MES didn’t specify tonnage and composition of the humanitarian aid."
"Ministry of Justice" of the "DPR": "Since registration of the professional activity of the first notaries more than 40 thousand notarial acts, including about 1,500 transactions were conducted in the Donetsk People's Republic."
Media: "The Constituent Assembly decided to establish the Republican Chamber of Notaries at the ceremony at the Ministry of Justice of the DPR. Initiating group was elected, it will develop the statute and functions of the Notary Chamber. Notaries Congress will take place when all documents are ready."
Media: "Specialists of the Central Bank of the DPR opened the first ATM in Mospino, the south-eastern outskirts of Donetsk. The ATM is installed on the street and operates around the clock. In addition, today another ATM to withdraw cash was launched in Donetsk. It is the 75th in a row in the DPR."
Media: "In the DPR Lekarstva Dnbassa (Medicines of Donbass) State Enterprise opened a pharmacy in northwest Gorlovka. It is the first pharmacy opened in this neighborhood for last 1,5 years."
Director of the Donetsk State Academic Music and Drama Theatre Natalia Volkova: "The opening of the jubilee 90th season will take place a month earlier than usual, because the audience asked. We open on September 3rd with performance called Khanuma.
Media: "The Council of Ministers of the LPR approved the programme of development of cultural sphere in the Luhansk People's Republic in the III quarter of 2016 at the meeting today."
Media: "Specialists of the LuHansk Prosthetic and Orthopedic Factory have produced and issued to residents of the republic with disabilities more than 4 thousand items - 380 dentures of upper and lower limbs, 2.5 thousand pairs of orthopedic footwear, thousands of orthopedic corsets and over 900 women received breast prostheses since September 2015."
"Minister of Finance" of the "LPR" Yevgeniy Manuilov: "The LPR Council of Ministers’ decision in August 2015 to establish the Russian ruble as the republic basic monetary unit was timely and correct as there is a continuing blockade by the Ukrainian authorities and hryvnia is almost absent. We have been working with ruble for a year and conduct auditing in ruble. The budget has been in rubles almost for a year."
"Ministry of Justice" of the "LPR": "Transactions with real estate located in the LPR that were conducted outside the republic after August 18th, 2016 are not valid."