On July 30, ten shelling were recorded from the militants' side in the JFO area, including the use of heavy weapons one time. The occupants were opening target fire from grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms at JFO positions in the areas of the settlements: Krymske, Svitlodarsk, Mariinka, Novomykhailivka, Novotroitske, Lebedynske, and Pavlopol. Also, the defenders of Vodiane were shelled from 82mm mortar, JFO HQ claimed. As a result of the shelling, three Ukrainian defenders were wounded.
Another "Wedding Palace" was solemnly opened in occupied Donetsk in the church, which was grabbed from the Mormons religious community. This was reported by the separatist media. The new Civil Registry Office in the Kuibyshevskyi district of the city moved from the emergency building to the solid, American-built building of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. At the same time, the occupation authorities, having appropriated a ready structure with the entire infrastructure, cynically declare that this is done in the "DNR" for the benefit of spouses and their guests.
Two hundred and sixty people were detained in the occupied territory of the Donetsk oblast for violation of the curfew on July 27-29. This is reported by the fake "Ministry of Internal Affairs", acting on the part of the Donetsk oblast controlled by the militants.
The so-called "Supreme Court of the DNR" sentenced the Deputy Director of the Donetsk Power Plant Yevgeniy Brazhnikov, detained two years ago, to 8 years in prison for possession of weapons. This is reported by the separatist media. Fake judges decided to punish him for "illegal acquisition, transfer, sale, storage, transportation or carrying of weapons, their main parts, ammunition, explosives and explosive devices". The authorities of the "DNR" accuse Brazhnikov of allegedly being a "spy of the SBU".
The man, who suffered from a lightning strike in occupied Khartsyzsk, died in the hospital. This was reported by the fake "MES" acting on the part of the Donetsk oblast controlled by the militants.
Two people drowned in the reservoirs in the temporarily occupied territory of the Donetsk oblast on Sunday, July 29. This is reported by the fake "MES", acting on the part of the region controlled by the militants.
In Donetsk, from July 23 to July 29, 70 babies were born: 36 boys and 34 girls. This is reported by the occupation administration of the city.
In Luhansk, from July 23 to July 29, 69 babies were born: 35 boys and 34 girls. This is reported by the occupation administration of the city.