Media: "The Donetsk and the Luhansk People's Republics will strive for Ukraine actually put the law on special status of the Donbass into effect in negotiating on peaceful settlement in Minsk. The Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of the DNR Natalia Nikonorova stated this in Moscow during a round table on the prospects for development of the peace process".
"Human Rights Commissioner in the DNR" Daria Morozova: "It is planned to discuss the issue of returning documents to persons previously released from Ukrainian captivity at a meeting of the humanitarian subgroup in the Minsk format on October 18. Representatives of the DNR will insist on including 11 people, accused of serious crimes, and 47 people who, in the opinion of the Ukrainian party, are not connected with the events of the so-called "ATO" in the list of prisoners".
"The Prosecutor General's Office of the DNR": "The military tribunal of the DNR sentenced a resident of Debaltseve to 19 years in prison for espionage in favor of Ukraine".
"The DNR Ministry of Sports": "For the first time in the history of the DNR and the LNR, a football match of the Donbass Cup Winners' Cup 2017 will be held. There will be teams Arsenal from Makiivka and Shakhtar from Sverdlovsk (the LNR), who won Cups of the republics this year".
"Donetsk City Administration": "104 babies were born in Donetsk from October 9 to October 16: 54 boys and 50 girls".
"Luhansk City Administration": "78 babies were born in Luhansk from October 9 to October 15: 46 boys and 32 girls".
"The LNR MIA": "The LNR policemen seized narcotic substances for more than $35 thousand".
Media: "Donetsk National University celebrated its 80th anniversary with awarding and a festive concert".
"The DNR Ministry of Housing and Communal Services": "Utilities of the DNR resumed manufacturing of garbage containers. The container park is planned to be renewed across the republic".
"Donetsk City Administration": "A round table "The possibility of healthy nutrition in our time" will be held in Donetsk National University of Economics and Trade named after M. Tugan-Baranovsky".
Media: "More than 80 performers applied for participation in "The Future of Circus" LNR International Festival".