Media: "A festive march of thousands on the occasion of the third anniversary of the formation of the Donetsk People's Republic was held in Donetsk. About 50 thousand people from all cities and districts of the DPR took part in the event. Participants went from the Lenin square to the Olimpiyskiy republican sports complex where a concert with the participation of Russian pop stars was held".
Media: "Residents from the settlements of the Donetsk oblast, controlled by Kyiv, who participated in the referendum for the independence of Donbass on May 11, 2014, arrived in Donetsk on the occasion of the third anniversary of the formation of the DPR. About 300 residents of Sloviansk, Kramatorsk, Druzhkivka, Kostiantynivka, Krasnyi Lyman and Mariupol went along the main street of the city. They were carrying the flags of the DPR like the rest of the demonstrators. Information about these participants is not published for reasons of their safety".
Media: "The head of the DPR Alexander Zakharchenko presented the Orders of Friendship to the representatives of the delegations of three states – the Russian Federation, South Ossetia and Abkhazia, on the third anniversary of the referendum from the date of the referendum on self-determination of the Donbass. The awarding ceremony was held at the Donetsk State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre named after Solovyanenko".
Media: "The Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of the DPR Natalia Nikonorova and her counterpart from South Ossetia Murat Dzhyoev have signed a joint protocol in Donetsk on the establishment of diplomatic relations between the states".
"The Director of Luhanskvoda state unitary enterprise" Alexander Avershyn: "The Ukrainian party had completely stopped supplying water to the LPR since May 5. As of today, all the cities and settlements of the republic are provided only by means of the volumes produced in the territory of the republic, therefore we experience a certain deficit in the volumes of produced and distributed water, it is about 30%".
"The Ministry of Communications of the LPR": "All television and radio transmitters will be disconnected in the Luhansk People's Republic on May 15 from 5.00 to 14.00 in connection with preventive works".
"The State Committee for Taxes and Levies of the LPR": "In connection with oncoming of the summer season, economic entities engaged in the sale of beer and alcoholic beverages are obliged to pay a monthly fee for the development of winegrowing, horticulture and hop-growing".