On October 8, the militants violated the ceasefire regime nine times in the hostilities zone in Donbass. The press office of the Joint Forces Operation reported this on Facebook. In the afternoon, the enemy opened aimed fire from grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and small arms at the positions of the Joint Forces Operation in the area of Krymske, Katerynivka, Troitske, Vodiane, and Lebedynske settlements. The strongholds of our forces near Krymske were shelled by 120mm mortars. In addition, the enemy used the weapons of infantry fighting vehicles against the defenders of Krymske and Troitske. It is noted that two servicemen of the Joint Forces Operation received injuries during the hostilities.
Pro-Russian fighters who occupied Sloviansk in 2014 under the guise of "people of Donbass" were not local militants. This follows from the message in social networks of one of the participants in those events, hiding behind the nickname Vandal Slavyansk.
The creator of the Vostok terrorist battalion, Alexander Khodakovsky, hints that the current leader of the “DNR”, Denis Pushilin, can repeat the fate of the fugitive ex-president of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovich. He wrote about this in social networks, commenting on his removal from elections of the “head of the republic” and the likely non-alternative victory of Pushilin. “Look, less than half a year has passed, but we are no longer talking about seizing Kyiv, we even do not mention reaching the administrative borders of the oblasts. The notorious “trend” has quickly changed – now everyone only talks about integration (to Ukraine - OstroV). Although some speak about its impossibility, others about its likelihood - they are not discussing victories over the Kyiv regime, not glorious campaigns for the Donbass, but returning to Ukraine", - he wrote,
The mall burned down in occupied Antratsyt on Saturday, October 6th, the representative of the Verkhovna Rada on human rights in the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts, Pavlo Lysiansky, said. "In the occupied city Antratsyt (my hometown), Mayak shopping center burned down... I contacted local doctors, there were no victims...", - he wrote. Pavlo Lysiansky noted that the occupation authorities were silent about the tragedy. At the same time, local residents complain that the firefighters arrived very late.
Rising prices for chicken meat in the occupied territory of the Donetsk oblast will continue. This was announced by the so-called "Acting Minister of income and fees of the DNR" Yevgeny Lavrenov. "We clearly understand that the price increase will not stop. It will continue to some extent. It is difficult to estimate at the moment what this extent will be", - said Lavrenov. He noted that in CDDO, “due to a reduction in duties on chicken meat”, prices rose by only 30%, although in Russia prices for chicken meat increased by 60%.
The building of the non-functioning Institute of Geological and Ecological Problems of Donbass burned in the occupied Donetsk on Sunday, October 7. This was reported by the fake "Ministry of Emergency Situations", acting on the part of the Donetsk oblast controlled by the militants. "In Voroshylovsky district of Donetsk, in an abandoned building of the non-functioning Institute of Geological and Ecological Problems of Donbass, a fire occurred. As a result, the roof and the floor covering of 300 sq. m. were destroyed, as well as wooden windows", - the statement said.
The operation of the Donetsk filtering station will be stopped, according to the information of the “SE“ Voda Donbassa, on October 10 from 8:00 due to the lack of electricity. It is possible to reduce water supply by up to 25% to Petrovsky, Kirovsky, Kuibyshevsky and partially Leninsky districts of Donetsk. The launch of the filtering station will be carried out on October 11, the occupation administration reported.
In Donetsk, from October From 1 to 8, 106 babies were born: 54 boys and 52 girls. This was reported by the occupation administration of the city.
In Luhansk, from October 1 to 7, 75 babies were born: 37 boys and 38 girls. This was reported by the occupation administration of the city.