Media: "Members of the Contact Group in Minsk initialled a framework agreement on the disengagement of forces and means in Donbass. Negotiators reached consensus on all three points – Petrovskoye (DPR), Stanitsa Luhanskaya and Zolotoye (both - LPR). According to the document, disengagement sites should be at least 2 km in width and 2 km in depth."
Media: "The General Prosecutor's Office of the LPR opened a criminal case on the fact of trying to seize power in the republic. Currently, one of the persons involved in the preparation of a coup is detained. More accurate details and facts under investigation of the criminal case, not representing the secrecy of the investigation, will be made public later."
"Authorized Representative of the LPR in Minsk" Vladislav Deynego: "At the meeting of the Contact Group representatives of the LPR and DPR declared their readiness and the need for an exchange of prisoners for formula "618 to 47" that is "all for all" who are confirmed today by representatives of the parties."
Media: "In Donetsk, a three-day festival of music and poetry called Bolshoy Donbass will be held on September 23rd with the participation of representatives of the cultural life of Russia, Belarus, Luhansk and Donetsk People's Republic. The honoured invited guests are Russian pop and movie stars - actor Ivan Okhlobystin, singer and composer Yuri Loza, poet and musician Vadim Stepantsov, rock group Mango-mango, Demarche, Burlesque orchestra and others. The concert is free."
Media: "Law enforcers of the DPR arrested three robbers aged between 17 and 28 years in Gorlovka who attacked the family of entrepreneurs. They stole about 500 grams of gold, 40 thousand dollars and 118 thousand rubles."
Media: "The rector of Donbas National Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture Yevgeniy Gorokhov was elected as chairman of the Council of Rectors of the DPR. The decision was made at the meeting of the Council held with the participation of head of the republic Alexander Zakharchenko on September 19th. The meeting was held behind closed doors, so the decisions was reported only today."
Media: " Faschevskaya mine (Tsentrugol) located in the Perevalsk district of the LPR has resumed production of anthracite after two years of forced downtime caused by military operations."
Media: "Farmers of the DPR suspended autumn sowing due to heavy rain."
Media: "General Prosecutor 's Office of the LPR suspended the work of all small coal mining enterprises, popularly referred to as "kopanka" till complete submitting of all necessary permits by their owners and operators."
Media: "The LPR activists of youth public organizations of Sverdlovsk gave more than hand-made 100 paper doves made on the International Day of Peace."