"Operational command of the DNR": "At 21:00 and 21:10 on August 15, two enemy sabotage and reconnaissance groups of 10 people each made an attempt to advance into the grey zone. One of the groups, having stumbled upon a minefield, unmasked itself, after what soldiers of the Armed Forces of the DNP forced the enemy to withdraw, having opened fire from small arms. Having suffered losses in the amount of six people, Ukrainian saboteurs were forced to retreat under the cover of fire from automatic grenade launchers and mortars, which was delivered from the positions of 59th separate mechanized infantry brigade of the AFU".
"Operational command of the DNR": "Two servicemen of the DNR army were killed as a result of shelling by Ukrainian security officials per calendar day".
"The DNR MIA": "Officers of the Criminal Investigations Department of Donetsk identified and detained a 39-year-old man, who illegally sold weapons and ammunition in the city. During the authorized search, the police officers found and seized RPO SHMEL, 4 F-1 grenades, 10 fuses of hand grenade and 1150 7.62 mm cartridges in the car of the malefactor".
"The LNR Ministry of State Security": "The LNR Ministry of State Security arrested fraudsters who, presenting themselves as the Ministry of State Security employees, offered residents of the republic "commercial services" to solve various issues under the jurisdiction of the Ministry".
Media: "A rally, dedicated to the imperishable memory of the Great Patriotic War heroes, took place near the monument "To Your Liberators, Donbass" in the center of Donetsk on August 15. The rally was attended by the Head of the DNR Alexander Zakharchenko, the acting head of the administration of Donetsk Alexei Kulemzin, as well as the president of the Donbass branch of Night Wolves motorcycle club Vitaliy Kishkinov, known among motorcyclists as "The Prosecutor".
"Donetsk City Administration": "The acting head of Donetsk City Administration Alexei Kulemzin held another operational meeting of the administration. The first issue on the agenda was the preparation for celebration of the City Day and the Miner's Day, including festive decoration of the city".
"Donetsk City Administration": "This year, Donetsk will be visited by 6 foreign delegations in the number of 35 people on the Miner's Day and the City Day. Attendance of 17 heads of cities and districts of the DNR is planned. On August 26, signing an agreement on the establishment of twin-city relations between Simferopol and Donetsk is planned in the museum of Donetsk City Administration. Simferopol will become the first official twin-city of Donetsk since the creation of the Donetsk People's Republic".
Media: "Twenty residents of territory under the control of Ukrainian authorities successfully completed chemotherapy courses in the department of adult oncohematology at the Institute of Emergency and Reconstructive Surgery named after V. Husak in the framework of the humanitarian assistance program for compatriots. This was reported by the director of the institute Emil Fistal".
"The LNR Prosecutor General's Office": "Employees of the LNR Prosecutor General's Office seized 50 bushes of cultivated selective hemp in the yard of a private house in the Artemivsky district of Luhansk".
Media: "The company manager of Donetsk State Academic Music and Drama Theatre Denis Glazunov will take part in the "Artmigration 2017" festival-forum of the young direction, which will be held in Moscow in early September".
Media: "Symphony Orchestra of Donetsk Philharmonic will perform rock hits of Russian musicians in the new season".
"The LNR MIA": "A criminal case was opened against officials of one of the medical institutions of Luhansk on the fact of introduction knowingly false information in the card of patient "K". The latter allegedly was on treatment at the given institution, but in fact, he was not treated there, as a result of what there was an illegal writing off of state medicines".
Media: "A popular Russian singer and TV presenter, ex-participant of Chay Vdvoyom duet Stanislav Kostyushkin will perform in the capital of the DNR on August 27 at a concert in honor of the Day of Donetsk and the Miner's Day".