On June 18, the Russian-occupation forces violated the ceasefire regime four times, half of which - from weapons prohibited by Minsk agreements. In the Luhansk direction, the militants carried out provocations near Novotoshkivske, and in the Donetsk direction - in the areas of settlements Pivdenne, Kamyanka, Verkhnyotoretske.
On June 18, the work of the Mayorske checkpoint was resumed. It, like other checkpoints in the area of the operation of the Joint forces, is operating in the regular mode. This was stated in the message of the United Forces Operation headquarters.
The authorities of the "DNR" force local media to mention the Donetsk Republic movement in every article and story on TV. Marina Akhmedova, the Russian journalist, was told this by local journalists. "According to the republican journalists (we cannot disclose their names), the editorial staff of the DNR was told to mention social movement Donetsk Republic at least once in local news and once for every three thousand signs in each article", - Akhmedova writes.
In Donetsk, in period since June 11 to 18, 75 babies were born: 39 boys and 36 girls. This was reported by the city's occupation administration.
In Luhansk, in period since June 11 to 17, 59 babies were born - 23 boys and 36 girls. This was reported by the city's occupation administration.