Media: "In Minsk, despite the efforts of the working group on economic issues, the situation with the restoration of socio-economic ties between the republics and Ukraine remains extremely complex and contradictory".
"People's Militia of the LNR": "The LNR People's Militia established the name of one of the Ukrainian soldiers who died while attempting to break through to the territory of the LNR. Thanks to Ukrainian volunteers, it became known that this was an officer of the 58th Brigade, Dmytro Syskov, born in 1980 in Chernihiv".
Media: "There are no significant results in the discussion of the exchange of prisoners during the negotiations in Minsk. The refinement of the lists continues".
Media: "The Minsk Contact Group members outlined a number of steps to restore the work of the mobile operator Vodafone in the DNR".
"The Minister of Communications of the DNR" Viktor Yatsenko: "Vodafone's debts for electricity usage have nothing to do with the fact that the Ukrainian operator has not yet resumed its work on the territory of the DNR. It is necessary to repair the cable damage on their territory".
Media: "The DNR and LNR began implementing steps to create a unified socio-cultural space. This was announced by the acting Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth Dmitry Sidorov".
"Acting Minister of Industry and Trade of the DNR" Alexey Granovsky: "The total commodity turnover between the DNR and LNR doubled in 2017 in relation to 2016, and in relation to 2015 it increased eightfold".
"The Ministry of Education and Science of the DNR": "The Donbass National Academy of Construction and Architecture (Makiivka) issued the diplomas of the Don State University (Rostov-on-Don, Russia) to its 54 graduates".
"The MIA of the DNR": "Over the past day, the DNR police officers recorded one murder, 7 robberies, 4 robberies, 6 cases of seizure of weapons and ammunition".
"The MIA of the DNR": "In the Kirov district of Donetsk, policemen discovered and seized 3 grenades F-1 with fuses from a 25-year-old citizen".
"The MIA of the DNR": "In Donetsk, police officers detained a previously convicted 24-year-old citizen who committed an open theft of property from a local resident’s car. The attacker also set fire to the vehicle".
"The MIA of the DNR": "An employee of the Makiivka police department revealed and seized a RGD-5 grenade from a local resident. The owner of an explosive device faces up to 4 years of imprisonment".