In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on November 7, Russian occupation forces violated the cease-fire regime 7 times, the JFO headquarters reports. The enemy mainly conducted aimed fire from grenade launchers of various systems, large-caliber machine guns and small arms. In the vicinity of Pavlopil, the occupiers used 82 mm mortars, infantry combat weapons and ZU-23-2 anti-aircraft gun. Moreover, Russian occupation forces shelled the Joint Forces' positions in the areas of Svobodne, Zaitseve, Pisky, Krasnohorivka and Hnutove settlements. In the course of performing tasks, our defensive units use the available forces and means to stabilize the situation, however, they are ready for more active measures.
The "DNR" mercenary, who arrived from the Russian Buryatia to the Donbass to fight against Ukraine, became a victim of propaganda news and is afraid that Ukraine will "unleash the war" in his homeland, in Transbaikal. This follows from his interview with the separatist TV channel. A mercenary with the call sign "Gorynych" told that he had come to fight in the Donbass against Ukraine in 2016, allegedly because of "ideological motives." He could not answer the clarifying question, what kind of "ideological motives" it is. "I don't know…, news", - he mumbled to the camera.
Militants of military units of the so-called "people's militia of the DNR" are forced to put a tick in the bulletin for the current "acting head" Denis Pushilin through the procedure of early voting in the fake election of leader. This is written by Russian propagandist Marina Akhmedova in social networks. "The early voting began in military units of the DNR. The ballots are being checked to ensure that there are no spoiled and there is a tick against the name of Pushilin. For disobedience – sanctions", - she wrote, citing her own sources in the "republic"
The OSCE SMM observers recorded trucks with Russian number plates carrying coal in the occupied part of Luhansk region, - the report of the Special Monitoring Mission stated. It notes that while monitoring in the area of Zolote, members of the Mission's patrol saw three empty trucks with Russian license plates, which followed from the checkpoint of illegal armed groups to the northeast. Then, having loaded with coal, the cars moved in the opposite direction.
A grenade explosion in one of the apartments of occupied Khartsyzsk, in which one person died and one was injured, was caused by the careless handling of an explosive device. It is reported by the press service of the fake "MIA", operating on the territory of Donetsk oblast controlled by the militants. The explosion took place in the apartment building located in the Metallurgov neighborhood. A man, born in 1993, died and a 21-year-old girl was injured. The victim was hospitalized with shrapnel wounds to the chest and soft tissues of the face.
Residents of occupied Makiivka complain of stench in some parts of the city. Residents write about it in social networks (spelling and punctuation of the authors are preserved): "Residents of Makiivka, who knows why is there such a terrible smell all over the city, pardon the expression, of SHIT!? The stench is incredible in all districts. It's funny to watch how people walk and always look at their soles, thinking that they have stepped", "Do they poison us again? They already poisoned the children with water, then with gas and now with what?", "there is a terrible city stench in Sovetskoye and Tsentralno already for a week, do not know what is in the other districts. I myself, as described above, walked with a friend recently and checked my shoes, thought that we stepped somewhere, until I realized that the stench was everywhere", "The smell of change. In which direction - you yourself will feel)".
Employees of the so-called "police" of the "LNR" will step up the work "to identify those who plan to destabilize the situation" on the eve of and during the "election" of ringleader of the republic on November 11, - separatist media write.