In the zone of the Joint Forces Operation on July 31, Russian occupation forces violated the ceasefire 9 times. This was reported by the JFO headquarters. The occupiers opened fire from grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms at the Joint Forces' positions near the settlements of Krymske, Pivdenne, Novomykhailivka, Opytne, Pavlopil and Hnutove. As a result of the enemy's fighting activity, one defender of Ukraine was injured.
The "DNR" currently holds more than 500 Russians who fought "for the republic". This was reported by Russian Novaya Gazeta with reference to the "Union of Donbass Volunteers" terrorist organization. The Russians are being kept in detention centers and "in cellars", as they are witnesses and accomplices in the many crimes committed in the occupied territories of Donbass. The "DNR" leaders and their curators in Russia do not want this information to become public.
An accomplice of the Horlivka fraudsters-prisoners was detained in the Donetsk oblast. He told that the majority of those convicted in the so-called "DNR", in particular, in occupied Horlivka, are engaged in phone scam, earning hundreds of thousands of hryvnias. The detainee himself sent people SMS allegedly on behalf of banking institutions, and after cheating babes in the wood, transferred the criminally-obtained money to the scam's organizers. This was reported by the National Police of Ukraine.
A house located in the village between firing ranges, occupied by the "LNR" militants, is damaged due to shelling. This is evidenced by the data in the OSCE SMM report. It is noted that the mission recorded "fresh damage" due to shelling in a residential area of occupied village of Mala Yuryivka, 34 km south-west of Luhansk.
Occupied village of Starobesheve remained without water supply as a result of an accident in a water conduit. This is reported by the fake "Ministry of Emergemcy Situations", acting on the territory of Donetsk oblast controlled by militants.
Half of all products that are imported into the occupied territory of Donetsk oblast are counterfeit. Fake "minister of trade of the DNR" Alexei Granovsky told that to the separatist media. "We began to check the products entering the territory of the "Donetsk People's Republic", and I will tell you such shocking statistics: 50% of all products that are imported are counterfeit... ", - he said.
The supply of water to occupied Luhansk was reduced by 20% because of an accident in the territory of Petrovska pumping station which is under the control of Ukraine. This is reported by the separatist media. It is noted that the water supply of a number of villages controlled by the "LNR" militants of the Slovianoserbsk district has been completely stopped.