"The DPR Operational Command": "Two soldiers of the DPR army perished in the past day as a result of sniper fire from Ukrainian security officials".
"The Head of the DPR delegation at the peace negotiations" Denis Pusilin: "The agenda of the next meeting of the Contact Group includes issues of compliance with the ceasefire, including around the critical infrastructure facilities, the implementation of the disposal of prohibited weapons and the disengagement of forces and resources in Stanytsia Luhanska".
"The Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of the DPR" Natalia Nikonorova: "The mechanism for enactment of the law on special status of our territories is a priority issue at the upcoming meeting in Minsk. We hope that we will be able to begin an extensive discussion at this meeting, although it can also be assumed that the representatives of Ukraine will again act as a single party in the negotiations, which opposes the agreement of this compromise mechanism".
Media: "The topic of monument explosion in the center of Luhansk will complement the agenda of meeting of the Contact Group members in Minsk on August 2. This was reported by the authorized representative of the LNR at the negotiations in the Belarusian capital Vladislav Danego".
"Donetsk City Administration": "On August 1, the Acting Head of Donetsk City Administration Alexey Kulemzin held another operational meeting of Donetsk Administration. The first issue on the agenda was the issue of preventing corrupt practices by employees of city and district administrations and subordinate authorities ".
"The DNR Ministry of Construction and Housing and Communal Services": "The work on building a chapel in the area of legendary Savur-Mohyla tumulus in memory of militiamen killed in battle for this height in the summer of 2014 is completed. The builders started finishing and landscaping. The facing of retaining walls is being made. A suspended facade of granite is being made along stylobation. The facing of building by inkerman is started. Finishing work is also being carried out in the basement part. The territory is covered with FEM tile".
Media: "Oleg Gazmanov, the famous Russian singer-songwriter and the People's Artist of the Russian Federation, will give a concert in Donetsk on August 4. This was reported by the concert director of the artist Dmitriy Tsarenko. "Oleg Gazmanov's concerts are planned in Donetsk on August 4 and in Luhansk on August 5", – he said.
Media: "Fair Aid international non-governmental organization sent seven seriously ill children from the DNR to Moscow for treatment".
Media: "Luhansk Shevchenko National University invites specialists living in the territories of the Luhansk region, controlled by Kyiv, for work within the framework of the Humanitarian Program for the reunification of the Donbass people. This was reported by the chairman of the primary trade union organization of teachers and university staff Yulia Zarutskaya. "There are a number of vacancies at the university now: both teaching and supporting staff. We invite residents of the temporarily controlled by Ukraine territories of the Luhansk region for work. After all, it is important for people to feel themselves protected, have a regular place of work, a decent salary and social guarantees. We will be able to provide you with acceptable and decent working conditions", – the trade union leader said".
Media: "Motorcyclists of the Night Wolves motorcycle club will hold the second stage of motocross – from Berlin to Sevastopol through the Luhansk and Donetsk People's Republics, in August in the framework of the "Roads of Victory" international project. This was reported by the president of the Night Wolves. Donbass motorcycle club Vitaliy Kishkinov, known among motorcyclists as "The Prosecutor".