In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on August 7, Russian occupation forces violated the ceasefire 6 times, including with the use of weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements. This was reported by the JFO headquarters. The occupiers opened fire from grenade launchers and heavy machine guns at the Joint Forces' positions in the areas of Novozvanivka, Opytne, Marinka, Pavlopil and Lebedynske settlements. Our defenders were fired from 82-mm mortar near Novoluhanske.
The Kremlin ordered the authorities of the "DNR" to cancel convictions for Russian mercenaries, who were sentenced by the "courts" of the terrorist "republic". This was written by Russian journalist Georgiy Aleksandrov, who earlier told about the fate of hundreds of Russian mercenaries who came to the Donbass to fight for militants, but were "convicted" in the "DNR" for various reasons.
Three miners were saved in the Volynske mine management of the Torezantratsyt state-owned enterprise in the occupied territory of Donetsk oblast after the collapse on August 6. The fate of another miner remains unknown. This was stated in the fake "Ministry of Emergency Situations of the DNR".
The highest - fifth - class of fire was announced in the "LNR" from August 8 to 13. This was reported by the occupation administration of Luhansk.