In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on August 27, the armed formations of the Russian Federation and its mercenaries violated the ceasefire 5 times, - the JFO headquarters reported. The enemy fired at our positions from grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and small arms. One member of the Joint Forces was injured during the enemy shelling during the current day.
Creator of the terrorist Vostok Battalion Alexander Khodakovsky confirmed that in 2014, he bombarded peaceful Yasynuvata with missiles. He wrote this on his page in social network. According to him, he decided to carry out artillery preparation in the battles for the satellite town of Donetsk and only after that proceed to the assault on Yasynuvata, which was under the AFU control at that time. Judging by the report, Khodakovsky understood fully well that the strike he planned would be in residential quarters, but this did not stop him. "My calculation is that if I deliver an artillery strike at the places of the enemy's concentration, which is already fortifying in the city, and then put forward an assault group - the enemy will not be able to provide significant resistance", - he justified himself. For the first time since the beginning of this war, I had to make a difficult decision to bomb my own the city with missiles". The militant consoles himself with the fact that, according to him, "no civilian was injured, and even the destruction was minimal".
A fascist state is being formed in the part of Donetsk oblast occupied by Russia. This was acknowledged by one of ardent supporters of Novorossia and Russian world Roman Manekin in a social network. There is already a secured in legislation totalitarian system in the "DNR", the rigidity of which is mixed by the international, production mentality of the Donbass people", - he stated. "We are literally half a step away from fascism: it is enough to say "Heil!" to any personal address and the "DNR" will become a classic fascist state", - he is sure. According to the ideological Ukrainophobe Manekin, "Ukraine (contrary to the statements of separatist propaganda – OstroV) is not a fascist state, because it has democratic institutions: from real separation of powers to formal freedom of speech, rallies and meetings". "Democratic freedoms are forbidden in occupied Donetsk. Normatively!", - he resented.
The so-called "LNR" promises to complete the dismantling of fortified structure of the "people's militia" on the bridge near Stanytsia Luhanska "as soon as possible", separatist media write. "In particular, four meters of the front position have already been removed, and we are going to complete the final analysis of the structure as soon as possible, the work will be completed immediately before the repair of the destroyed part of the bridge from the Ukrainian party begins", - trepresentative of the illegal armed formation of the "LNR" stated.
The Ukrainian party of the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination on ceasefire and stabilization of the demarcation line reported that the illegal armed formations of the "LNR" continue to imitate the dismantling of fortifications located on the disengagement area No. 1 near Stanytsia Luhanska. In particular, instead of taking active steps to dismantle the fortifications, the Russian mercenaries placed another temporary shelter on the back side with the inscription of the so-called JCCC, thereby fixing their presence in disengagement area No. 1. In accordance with the decision of the Tripartite Contact Group and other Minsk agreements, the Stanytsia Luhanska disengagement area should be free of any military structures, - the headquarters emphasized. "These actions threaten to disrupt the implementation of the Minsk agreements on the disengagement of forces and means. Thus, the occupation administration does not allow the Ukrainian party to proceed with real actions to repair the destroyed part of the bridge", - the statement said.
As a result of collision of a Volkswagen New Beetle car with a tree in occupied Donetsk, five people suffered, including a child, - the so-called "Ministry of Emergency Situations of the DNR" reported. The road accident occurred on the Mira Avenue in the Voroshilovskyi district. A girl, born in 2014, was hospitalized in the Department of Neurosurgery of the Donetsk Clinical Territorial Medical Association; a woman, born in 1987, a woman, born in 1996 and a man, born in 1990, were hospitalized in regional traumatology; female driver, born in 1989, was hospitalized in the thoracic department of the Donetsk Clinical Territorial Medical Association.
Two people, including a 91-year-old woman, were killed in a fire in an apartment on the second floor of a nine-story residential building in occupied Horlivka. This was reported by the so-called "Ministry of Emergency Situations of the DNR". The fire occurred in the house on the Street of 60 years of the USSR in the Mykytivskyi district of the city. Two people died: a man, born in 1955 and a woman, born in 1928.