"Head of the DNR" Alexander Zakharchenko: "The very idea of re-establishing the state, plunged into a deep economic and political crisis and not attempting to carry out reforms to federalize the country and find ways out of the collapse, received broad support. Now we can say that there will be no name "Malorossia", because many people don’t like it. There have been many interesting, varied offers and comments, which indicate that this discussion was started not in vain. Kyiv should reflect on the fact that such a murderous policy and incompetence will lead to the disintegration of the country".
"Operational command of the DNR": "One serviceman of the DNR was killed, another one was injured as a result of shelling by Ukrainian army in the past day".
"Deputy Commander of the operational command of the DNR" Eduard Basurin: "Our reconnaissance reported that 30 foreign specialists with equipment of NATO sample arrived to Mariupol. These specialists carry out their activities in order to prevent the leakage of information from the residents of Mariupol, as well as listen to all telephone conversations and identify disgruntled citizens".
Media: "Observers of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission resumed the work of one of the surveillance cameras installed in the territory of the Donetsk filtering station. The first deputy head of the OSCE SMM, Alexander Hug announced that at the briefing in Donetsk".
Media: "Ten cadets of the Didorenko Luhansk Academy of Internal Affairs will take part in the Donuzlav international youth-patriotic camp-forum in the Crimea".
"The MIA of the LNR": "The LNR policemen seized about 4300 cannabis bushes in the past day".
"The Prosecutor General's Office of the LNR": "The investigators of the Prosecutor General's Office of the LNR submitted to the court a case against a group of individuals who illegally cashed, evading taxes, about $20 thousand through the established conversion center".
Media: "On August 12, famous Russian pop band Strelki, Danko and Alexei Goman will give a concert dedicated to the Day of the Construction Worker in the Shcherbakov Cultural and Recreation Park in Donetsk".
"The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Tourism of the DNR": "The second friendly football match "Football for Peace" with the participation players from the DNR and the part of Donbass controlled by Kyiv will be held on August 13 in Horlivka".
"The Ministry of Education and Science of the DNR": "On August 9, over 300 children of preferential categories went to vacation to the children's sanatorium-health camp "Sea Wave" in Dzhubga of the Krasnodar region of Russia".
Media: "Almost 300 children of employees of the enterprises Rovenkyantratsit, Krasnodonugol and Sverdlovanthracite, who are members of the public movement "Peace to Luhansk region", went for recreation to the health complex Pearl of Russia (Krasnodar region)".
"The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth of the LNR": "The first round of the Young Guard festival-competition of young performers of the patriotic song will begin on August 10".
Media: "People's Artist of the USSR and the LNR Iosif Kobzon will give a concert dedicated to his 80th birthday in Luhansk on October 1".
Media: "People's militia of the LNR increased measures to prevent spies from serving. This was stated by the military commissar of the LNR Igor Marshuba. He said that recently the Ukrainian special services stepped up attempts to cast agents into the ranks of the defence ministry of the republic. In this regard, the selection of employees is conducted more carefully".