In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on September 9, the armed groups of the Russian Federation and its mercenaries violated the ceasefire 4 times, - the press center of the JFO headquarters reported. The enemy fired at the positions of our units from weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements. In addition, it used grenade launchers of various systems and small arms. One soldier received battle injuries over the past day as a result of the enemy shelling of the Joint Forces units' positions.
A resident of occupied Horlivka was “sentenced” to 15 years in a high-security prison allegedly for “espionage in favor of Ukraine”. This was reported by the so-called "Prosecutor General's Office of the DNR". We are talking about a certain K. Polikarpov, who, according to the occupiers, was "recruited and acted in the interests of the SBU". It was reported that in November 2017, he allegedly photographed the locations of "the military units of the people's militia and administrative buildings of state authorities, and transferred the information obtained to the SBU using web services". Since the beginning of the year, the occupiers have already passed 7 “sentences” against citizens accused of allegedly spying in favor of Ukraine.
One woman died, another was injured in occupied village of Spartak near Donetsk as a result of detonation of shell, - separatist media reported. The women were engaged in household activities. "One of the women, born in 1961, died of multiple shrapnel wounds on the spot, and the second, born in 1962, was taken to the hospital with a lower limbs wound", - the report said.
Nine state flags of Ukraine reappeared in the grey zone at the intersection in front of the bridge in Stanytsia Luhanska. This was reported from the scene by OstroV's source. The flags were already hanging there earlier, but last Saturday, someone from the Ukrainian party took them off. This aroused indignation of the patriotic public of Luhansk region. Earlier, after the start of restoration of the bridge in Stanytsia Luhanska, state flags were hung out in the territory controlled by Ukraine. The "LNR" leader Leonid Pasechnik expressed indignation on this occasion and called the Ukrainian flags on Ukrainian territory a provocation. A few days later, the "LNR" militants mirrored their flags in the occupied territory.
Occupation authorities of the "DNR" state their intention to launch rail passenger service with Moscow, St. Petersburg and other Russian cities. This was stated by the "DNR" leader Denis Pushilin, - separatist media wrote.
A monument to Nicholas II "the Bloody" was opened in occupied Donetsk on the territory of unfinished church in honor of the Holy Royal Martyrs in the village of Hirnyk for shooting a peaceful demonstration in 1905.
Five people died in traffic accidents near occupied Amvrosiivka in the Donetsk oblast, - the so-called "Ministry of Emergency Situations of the DNR" reported. The accident occurred on the 68th km of the T-05-07 "Donetsk-Khartsyzsk-Uspenka" highway. “As a result of collision of a ZAZ 1103 Tavria car (there were 5 people) and a DAF truck, five people died, including one child, driver and passengers of the car: driver, born in 1973; passengers: child, born in 2018, women, born in 1984 and 1963; man, born in 1961", - the report said.
Part of the celling collapsed in the Yunist pool in occupied Luhansk. The administration posted a short announcement: "The pool is closed. Do not ask questions". According to the correspondent of OstroV in Luhansk, as of September 9, "dry" training in the building continues.
Militants of the so-called "LNR" do not provide security guarantees to pyrotechnics of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine for cleaning the road from explosive objects near the destroyed bridge in Stanytsia Luhanska. This was reported by the Luhansk regional civil-military administration.