In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on October 15, the armed forces of the Russian Federation and its mercenaries violated the ceasefire 10 times, - the JFO headquarters reported. The enemy fired at the positions of our units from 82 mm mortars prohibited by the Minsk agreements, as well as from grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and small arms. As a result of the insidious actions of snipers, two members of the Joint Forces were killed, another soldier was injured.
Ideological separatist and ex-militant Yevgeniy Tinianskiy ("Karaul") reported on the death of the Ukrainian serviceman, who was held captive by the "DNR". He wrote this in a social network. "It was reported that the Ukrainian prisoner of war hanged himself in solitary confinement in the Ministry of State Security's pre-trial detention center yesterday afternoon. One of those who mistakenly went to our checkpoint in May and was captured. According to my information, he was in the exchange lists", - Tinianskiy wrote. He claims that this was suicide in solitary confinement, but does not exclude that the prisoner could be pressed "in order to knock money out of him or his relatives". Tinianskiy does not name the deceased.
One person died as a result of a collision of a Ford Mondeo car with KamAZ on a highway in occupied Shakhtarsk, - the so-called "Ministry of Emergency Situations of the DNR" reported. The accident occurred on the N-21 highway Starobilsk-Luhansk-Krasnyi Luch-Makiivka-Donetsk. "The collision of a Ford Mondeo car with a KamAZ-4310 truck that was moving in the same direction. The driver of the car died as a result of the accident", - the report said.
One hundred tons of building materials were delivered by employees of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Ukraine to occupied Khreshchatytske (formerly Krasnoarmiyske) village in the Novoazovsk district over the past week. This was reported on the organization's Facebook. "…We distributed more than 100 tons of building materials in the village of Khreshchatytske (formerly Krasnoarmiyske) near Donetsk, where we have not been since 2017. In addition, we delivered window glass for the local school", - the report said. It was noted that thanks to the obtained building materials, it would be possible to restore more than 50 houses damaged as a result of hostilities.
The so-called "supreme court" of the "LNR" sentenced a resident of the occupied territory of Luhansk oblast to 14 years in prison for "high treason", - separatist media wrote. The report said that the woman allegedly "was engaged in collecting and transmitting information about the military police, senior officials of the LNR power structures, recruitment of officials of the LNR government authorities, conducting dead-drop exchanges and promoting trade blockade of the republic".
A native of Kharkiv faces an imprisonment of 8 to 15 years for voluntary participation in the illegal armed formation Zarya since August 2014. This was reported by the press service of the prosecutor's office of the Luhansk oblast. The man completed battle training from the militants and received a Kalashnikov assault rifle. As part of the armed unit of the "LNR" power bloc, he took part in shelling of Ukrainian territories and fighting on the contact line in the Luhansk oblast. The specified citizen monthly received 100 US dollars for the passage of "military service".