In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on September 19, Russian occupation forces violated the ceasefire 5 times. At the same time, the enemy used weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements, - the JFO reported. The enemy provided aimed fire from 82 mm mortars, anti-tank missile systems, grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and small arms. One member of the Joint Forces was wounded during the fighting.
The so-called "provisional leader" of the "DNR" Denis Pusilin stated that the curfew would not be curtailed in CDDO. He said this at a meeting with employees of Makiivkoks. He noted that "it is not expediently to make any changes yet", because according to him, "the level of security will be too low. According to him, the curfew "helps law enforcement agencies" to avoid threats that "exist for the civilian population". The day before, during a meeting with miners of the Zasyadko mine, the "DNR" leader stated that everything was in order with safety in the occupied Donbass.
The "DNR" leader Denis Pushilin ordered to take the necessary measures to stabilize the work of the Ukrainian mobile operator in the occupied territories. He ordered to find $44 thousand monthly to stabilize the MTS (Vodafone) network. This was discussed at the meeting of calling themselves "members of the government of the republic", - separatist media report.
Testing of explosives is being held in occupied Makiivka from September 19 to 28. This was warned by the occupation administration operating in the city. "On the territory of the Makiivka Research Institute from September 19 to 21 and from September 24 to 28 from 9.00 to 15.00, the testing of industrial explosives will be held to admit it using in coal mines. We ask the city's residents to hold peace!", - the announcement said. Since the occupation, the number of "mine explosives testing" has increased against the backdrop of the fact that most of the mines on the territory controlled by the militants stopped working.