On August 8, the militants violated ceasefire regime 12 times, the press office of JFO reports. The occupants were opening target fire from grenade launchers and small arms at JFO positions in the areas of the settlements: Zaitseve, Kamianka, Krasnohorivka, Novomykhailivka, Pavlopil, Lebedynske, Vodyane, Shyrokyne. As a result of the shelling, one Ukrainian soldier wounded. One serviceman of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was wounded during the hostilities.
The militants of the “DNR” explained another denial of passage to the SMM OSCE patrol through a checkpoint near Novoazovsk by holding an "anti-terrorist operation" in the resort zone. This is stated in the daily report of the Mission. It notes that "three armed members of the armed formations again denied the SMM patrol in the passage through the checkpoint near Novoazovsk (beyond the control of the government, 102 km south-east of Donetsk), referring to some "antiterrorist operation" in the area".
The Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine reports that three militants of the self-proclaimed "DNR" beat and buried alive a Russian serviceman on August 7. This was said by Defence Ministry spokesman Oleksandr Motuzyanyk at a briefing.
Ukrainian mobile operator Intertelecom must pay $160 thousand of “tax” to the occupation authorities of the "DNR" for the right to work in an uncontrolled territory. This was written by the "republican" blogger "Donetsk Aborigine" in the social network.
The leader of the "DNR" Alexander Zakharchenko ordered the so-called "state corporation" "Agrarian Donbass" to purchase "40,000 tons of agricultural products (wheat forage) from the domestic agricultural producer for $4.2 million". This is stated in his "decree" as of July 26. That is, for one ton of grain the manufacturer will be paid $105. On the territory under the control of the Ukrainian authorities, the average price for wheat is $215 per ton.
A teenager was seriously injured while dismantling the shell in occupied Khartsyzsk. This is written by local users of social networks. According to their information, the teenager was dismantling, presumably, an anti-tank missile that detonated.
There were five suicides during the first week of August in the occupied Horlivka. Such data was announced at the "meeting" of the occupational city administration by the so-called "deputy head of the Internal Affairs Directorate" of the town Maksim Korolyov. "There were 5 suicides, 44 people died suddenly", - he said. Three more people are missing.