In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on March 5, the enemy opened fire at the positions of our troops seven times, using weapons banned by the Minsk agreements six times, - the JFO headquarters reported. As a result of the attacks, two of our defenders were injured. Each time our defenders responded with adequate fire to the enemy's attacks.
Activists of the Donetsk Republic movement, ruling in the "DNR", took the initiative of developing and adopting the "law" on local governments. This was reported by the separatist media. As it is known, the idea of creating its own local authorities in the occupied territories of Donetsk oblast goes against the basic provisions of the Minsk agreements.
Head of the terrorist Vostok Battalion Alexander Khodakovsky, referring to his sources, reports that from April 1, the Russian authorities allegedly intend to issue Russian passports to residents of the occupied Donbass, who acquired the "citizenship" of the "DNR/LNR". He wrote this on his page on social network. "This will not be a full-fledged passport of the Russian state, allowing you to use all the possibilities of Russian citizen - this will be an analogue of the Crimean passport during the first months of joining: these passports will be recognized nowhere in the world", - Khodakovsky admits. "You will need to keep in mind that after receiving these passports, clumsy secrets keepers will allow the leak, and the road to Ukraine will be closed because you will have to give up Ukrainian citizenship when you receive the Russian document", - he points out one more danger, waiting for the newly-made passport holders of the Russian Federation.
In connection with the transition to the side of Ukraine, commander of the female tank crew Svitlana Driuk (Veterok), who fought on the side of the "DPR", the command of the "people's militia" of the "LNR" decided not to risk and secure itself. "Sverdlovsk – you should know this" group wrote this on social network. "Yesterday (03.04.2019) during the operational meeting at the headquarters, Colonel Mikhail Filiponenko, head of the People's Militia directorate of the LNR, gave instructions on March 31, 2019 to take measures to reduce the officer posts held by female military personnel. The fate of the female medical was the same. It was decided to certify the entire staff with the mandatory verification of medical education documents in the medical units of military bases… The transfer of ex-deputy commander of the DNR regiment Svitlana Driuk, apparently, placed "Russian curators" in the LNR in a full-blown funk, so that they had to take such drastic measures", - the report said.
A miner was hospitalized in connection with industrial injury received at the Skochinsky mine in occupied Donetsk on March 5, - the so-called "Ministry of Emergency Situations of the DNR" reported. It was specified that the victim is miner of 1978 year of birth.