In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on August 14, Russian occupation forces violated the ceasefire 19 times, including twice - from heavy weapons. This was reported by the JFO headquarters. The occupiers opened aim fire from grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms at the Joint Forces' positions in the areas Krymske, Mayorsk, Krasnohorivka, Chermalyk, Vodiane, Hnutove, Pavlopil, Lebedynske and Shyrokyne settlements. Along with this, the enemy shelled Chermalyk's defenders from 82 mm mortars, and positions near Vodiane - from 120 and 82 mm mortars.
Leader of the "DNR" terrorist organization Alexander Zakharchenko ordered the completion of training for the so-called "military training period" of the civilian population. This is stated in his "decree". The point is that until August 15, 2018, the heads of the occupied administrations of towns and districts were ordered "to prepare and develop a plan for organizing interaction with military registration and enlistment offices' departments, taking into account the plan (order) for conducting military training period with citizens-reservists".
The occupation authorities in Donetsk announced the introduction of "state administration" in relation to two apartments in apartment building along Dzerzhinsky Avenue. This is stated in the announcement of the fake "State Property Fund" of the "DNR". "The state administration" is being introduced in relation to two apartments located in residential building along Dzerzhinsky Avenue. There is a new building along Dzerzhinsky Avenue. According to data for 2012, it was mentioned in the ads for sale of the apartments that the house was partially inhabited.
The militant who fought in the Somalia Battalion and took an active part in armed clashes with the Armed Forces of Ukraine, was sent to prison, - the press service of the Prosecutor's Office of Donetsk oblast reports. In November 2014, a 30-year-old citizen of the Republic of Belarus joined the ranks of the "DNR" militants. After receiving the "rank" of "senior sergeant", the man began serving in the "1st Separate Tank Battalion Somalia" as commander of the tank, for which he received salary.