In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on December 18, Russian occupation forces violated the ceasefire 7 times, - the JFO headquarters reported. The enemy fired from the 152 mm artillery and 120 mm mortar shells at the Joint Forces' positions in the area of Novotoshkovskoe settlement in the Luhansk direction. The strongholds of our troops were fired from grenade launchers of various systems, large-caliber machine guns and small arms in the area of Slavne and Avdiivka settlements in the Donetsk direction, as well as in the area of Lebedynske, Chermalyk and Pavlopil settlements in the Mariupol direction.
Occupation authorities of the "DNR" fear that the world community will receive irrefutable evidence of participation of the Russian military personnel in the armed conflict in Donbass. This follows from the statement of head of the press service of the "people's militia" (illegal armed formations of the "DNR" - OstroV), Daniil Bezsonov. He reported that allegedly, "according to the intelligence data", at least one of the special forces units of the Special Air Service (SAS) of the British Army is present in Donbass in the area of Horlivka. Bezsonov is afraid that the "SAS servicemen" arrived to conduct a special operation to kidnap representatives of the command and servicemen of the "people's militia" in territory of the "republic", who would later be presented as regular soldiers of the Armed Forces of Russia.
A civilian died in occupied Donetsk, having blown up on a mine. This was stated by head of the occupation administration of the Petrovsky district Maxim Zhukovsky, - the separatist media report. It is noted that the incident occurred on Monday at about 11 p.m. in the village of Trudovski west of the oblast center. "The civilian died because of a mine-blast trauma. The causes of the tragedy are unknown", - Zhukovsky noted.
A girl fell out of the share taxi on the fly in occupied Donetsk. This was reported by an eyewitness in social networks. She clarified that it was referred about 42A route. "He took too many people at Svoboda Square. Then, not giving time for people to go in and close the door, he starts to go!!!! At speed, and a GIRL FALLS OUT FROM THE SHARE TAXI!!! ON THE FLY. People start screaming in panic, stop. A person fell out, but the driver apparently has a problem with hearing, he continues to drive. With the door open! Then, seeing that something is wrong, he slowed down, got out of the share taxi, went to the girl, and do you know what he did? He said: "Why didn't you close the door?", - the eyewitness writes.
A 29-year-old Russian citizen Oksana Soldatenko went missing in occupied Makiivka on December 4. This was reported by the press service of the fake "MIA" acting on the part of Donetsk oblast controlled by the militants. The "police" reported descriptive information of the missing hoping that people will help in the search for the girl.
Almost 1600 subscribers remain without water supply in occupied Shakhtarsk since December 14. This was reported by the press service of the fake "Ministry of Emergency Situations" acting on the part of Donetsk oblast controlled by the militants.