In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on October 18, Russian occupation forces violated the cease-fire 4 times, - the JFO headquarters reports. In the afternoon, the enemy provided aimed fire from grenade launchers of various systems, large-caliber machine guns and small arms at the Joint Forces' positions in the area of Nevelske, Hnutove and Lebedynske settlements. The occupiers fired at the strongpoint of our troops near Lebedynske from anti-tank missile system. There are no losses among the personnel of the Joint Forces.
Six people involved in the activities of illegal armed formations were detained by law enforcement officers of the Joint Forces at checkpoints in Donbass, - the JFO headquarters reported.
Occupation authorities of CDDO discuss the introduction of the "Prime Minister" position. This was stated by the temporary leader of the "DNR" Denis Pushilin, - separatist media report. According to him, if "to take into account all the circumstances" and "huge amount of work" for the occupation "power", CDDO need a "prime minister."
The movement of personal vehicles in the center of occupied Donetsk will be limited from 12 p.m. on Friday, October 19. It is reported by the press service of the fake "MIA" acting on the part of Donetsk oblast controlled by the militants. The reason for the restriction of movement is conduction of propaganda activities in the framework of celebration of the "Day of the DNR flag".
Seven trucks with humanitarian aid from the International Committee of the Red Cross crossed the Novotroitske checkpoint towards the occupied territory, - the press service of the State Border Service of Ukraine reported.
An elderly man died at the Mayorske checkpoint on October 18. This is reported by monitors of the Right to Protection charitable fund. It is noted that the 82-year-old man was heading from Horlivka to the territory controlled by the government of Ukraine. "Before passing the control, the man lost consciousness. The death was instantaneous", - the report said.
Four people died as a result of a head-on collision between Daewoo Lanos and ZAZ-1102 Tavria cars on the Donetsk-Novoazovsk-Siedove highway near the village of Rozdolne. This is reported by the fake "Ministry of Emergency Situations" operating in the occupied territory of Donetsk oblast.
Three men wreaked havoc at a gas station in the center of occupied Donetsk, - separatist media report. The men entered the sales area and began to disturb the public peace. Those present tried to bring hooligans to reason, but they attacked one of the station employees. During the scuffle, the attackers caused the company material damage amounting to about $760.