In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on March 4, the occupiers fired at the positions of our units six times using tanks, artillery systems and mortars, - the JFO headquarters reported. In general, the occupiers used the weapons banned by the Minsk agreements 8 times, having spent 99 shells and mines of 125, 122, 120 and 82 mm caliber. At the same time, the enemy used the tank fire for the first time since the beginning of the year. One Ukrainian soldier died as a result of shelling. Our units gave a worthy response to the enemy. His losses are being clarified.
Deputy of the "DNR" Army regiment Svetlana Driuk came over to the side of the Ukrainian army. This was stated in the piece of the TSN program. Driuk became prototype of the main heroine of the propaganda film Pro-Russian fighter, she was called "the national hero of Novorossia". Svetlana Driuk secretly cooperated with the Ukrainian special services before her transition to the side of Ukraine. Having left, ostensibly, on personal matters to Rostov-on-Don, she, together with her children, was transferred by the Ukrainian special services to the territory controlled by Kyiv. Journalists call the "pro-Russian fighter", who thoroughly knows the organization of the so-called "people's militia" from the inside since 2014, "the golden witness for The Hague".
Seventy-five fake messages created in the occupied territory have been registered since the beginning of election campaign in the Donetsk oblast, - the communication department of the General Directorate of the National Police reported. Among them are both staged "violations" and information provocations aimed at destabilizing the situation in the Donetsk region. Thus, in the absence of corpus delicti, criminal proceedings regarding the possible bribery of voters (namely, teachers) were closed. It has been established that the information about the incident, posted on the YouTube channel, was created in the occupied territory, and the situation itself was falsified.
Power supply outages occurred in most of the occupied cities of Donetsk oblast. This was reported by the press service of the so-called "Ministry of Communications of the DNR". "In connection with the power supply outages, which occurred in most cities of the republic, short-term difficulties in providing services are possible", - the report said. At the same time, the list of cities where the outrages were recorded is not being specified.
The "LNR" leader Leonid Pasechnik created an official Twitter account. This was reported by the "official" separatist online media, having "reinforcing" the message by active hyperlink to the alleged Pasechnik's blog. However, when you try to click on the specified link, a message saying that "the page was not found" pops up.
57 babies were born in Donetsk from February 25 to March 4: 35 boys and 22 girls. This was reported by the city occupation administration.
53 babies were born in Luhansk from February 25 to March 3: 27 boys and 26 girls. This was reported by the city occupation administration.