In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on February 26, the enemy fired at the positions of our troops 8 times, including 5 - with the use of weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements, - the press center of the JFO reported. The Russian occupation troops fired at the Joint Forces' positions from the armament of infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns and small arms. Three soldiers of the Joint Forces were injured as a result of shelling.
Explosive device, on which a minibus was blown up on February 23, was laid in close vicinity to the forward positions of the "DNR" militants. This is said in the OSCE SMM operational report. Eyewitnesses on social networks assure that the site of the minivan blowing up was in direct vision from the "DNR" checkpoint. This is evidenced by the OSCE SMM operational report as of July 2, 2018. The Mission observers actually recorded the process of mining the median strip near the forward positions of militants in the area of Olenivka on July 30.
The threats to take away parishes, temples, property and land plots of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in the occupied territory can be implemented from March 1. The occupation authorities warned the clergy about this, - Archbishop Serhiy (Horobtsov) of Donetsk and Mariupol reported on Facebook. According to him, the UOC could lose 36 Ukrainian Orthodox churches, the House of Mercy and diocesan administration in the occupied territory. The conditions put forward regarding the re-registration of the UOC statutes according to the "DNR" "laws" were called "impossible" by Horobtsov.
One hundred detached houses were left without power supply in occupied Sakhanka due to damage to the overhead power line as a result of hostilities. This was reported by the so-called "Ministry of Emergency Situations of the DNR". Also, the heating pipe of the school boiler room was damaged, therefore, the school in Sakhanka remains without heating.
Occupation administration of Donetsk gives an excuse that the increase in the incidence of measles in the city is caused by "frequent migration of local residents to the territory of Ukraine".