On November 8, Russian occupation forces fired defensive fortifications of the Joint Forces seven times, - the JFO headquarters reports. The enemy conducted aimed fire from grenade launchers of various systems, large-caliber machine guns and small arms. The greatest fire activity of the enemy was recorded in the Luhansk direction. Here, near Krymske, in addition to the above weapons, the occupation forces used 82 mm mortars. Moreover, the shelling of the occupiers was recorded in the areas of Krasnohorivka, Starohnativka, Chermalyk, Pavlopil and Shyrokyne settlements.
Former Palestinian student Saleh Mosab who remained to live in Luhansk after graduating from a Ukrainian university took the liberty to assess the illegal "election" in the "LNR" on behalf of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights. Separatist media report the fact that the resident of the occupied territory believes that the fake election fully comply with the criteria of the OSCE ODIHR.
Even the loyal Russian media, which are not fully pro-Kremlin, are not allowed to cover the so-called "elections" in the occupied Donbass. Russian journalist Pavel Kanygin writes this for the Novoye Vremia magazine. In particular, the article says that occupiers in the "DNR" and "LNR" and their Russian curators pursue the only goal by the "elections" appointed for November 11 - to show Europe that there is a "legitimate power" in the region. At the same time, they do not allow independent observers and even representatives of the loyal Russian media, which are not fully pro-Kremlin, to control the "elections".
Occupation authorities in OADO canceled classes in all general education institutions on Friday, November 9, and on Monday, November 12. This is evidenced by "order" No. 974 of the fake "Ministry of Education", acting on the part of Donetsk oblast, controlled by the militants. The cancellation of classes in schools is associated with holding of the fake "election".
Current "DNR" leader Denis Pushilin severely criticized the work of the Miners' Poultry Plant which cannot provide the population of occupied part of the Donetsk oblast with affordable chicken meat. The head of the occupation power reported this during a trip to Shakhtarsk, - separatist media write. Pushilin stated that there was a critical situation at the factory, and it could not cope with the tasks. In this regard, he ordered to inspect the enterprise and "adopt drastic solutions", if necessary. Pushilin's statements, in fact, are dig at his predecessor, liquidated leader of the "DNR" Alexander Zakharchenko, who was a year ago at this enterprise together with his deputy Alexander Timofeev ("Tashkent"). At that time, the former "DNR" leader called the poultry plant the best production in the "republic".
Fourteen humanitarian aid trucks crossed the Novotroitske entry/exit checkpoint towards CADO. This is reported by the State Border Service of Ukraine. The total weight of cargo from the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and International Committee of the Red Cross is more than 189 tons.
The number of workers at the Luhansk Aircraft Repair Plant fallen from 590 to 120 people over the past four years has fallen from 590 to 120 people. Coordinator of Information Resistance Dmytro Tymchuk wrote this on Facebook. The situation is connected with the introduction of a one-day working week at the enterprise and wage arrears which currently amount to about $136 thousand. Given the specific character of the plant, it is extremely difficult for laid-off workers to find another job.