Media: "The rehearsal of the Victory Day parade with the participation of military equipment was held on May 3 in Donetsk. The training involved artillery and rocket systems, anti-aircraft missile systems, tanks and armored combat vehicles - a total of 41 units of equipment".
"General Prosecutor's Office of the DPR": "The military tribunal of the DPR sentenced a resident of Donetsk to 18 years' imprisonment for espionage in favor of Ukraine. From September 2014 to April 2015, the convicted collected and handed to the main intelligence agency of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine information about the locations of roadblocks, the number of military personnel and military equipment of the armed forces of the DPR".
"Deputy commander of the operational command of the DPR" Eduard Basurin: "The consequences of the ecological disaster in the Donbass because of constant shelling of DPR’s life support facilities, may surpass the Chernobyl tragedy in scale".
"The General Prosecutor's Office of the DPR": "The military operations in the Donbass region seriously threaten the ecological security of the region. Seven coal mines were flooded because of the shelling, which created a critical situation for other mines connected by a unified hydrological communication system and for the environment. A real concern is the situation with sources of ionizing radiation containing radioactive substances that have been left without proper control due to emergency flooding of coal lavas".
"Ministry of Industry and Trade of the DPR": "The only republican steel wire and cable plant Silur shipped the first batch of finished products. The cable was delivered to the state enterprise Makeevugol".
Media: "On May 3, Donetsk National Museum of Local Lore opened a new exposition hall titled Secrets of World Numismatics. In total, there are about 5 thousand exhibits provided to the museum by the leader of the DPR Alexander Zakharchenko and archaeologists of the republic".
Media: "Employees of the cultural sector from Bryansk region of the Russian Federation paid a working visit to the LPR and discussed the prospects for cooperation with their colleagues".
"Donetsk city administration": "In connection with the outage of the Donetsk filtering station, Donetskgorkvodokanal reports a possible reduction of water supply by 10-15% to Kuibyshevsky, Kirovsky and partially Leninsky districts of the city".