In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on October 22, the armed forces of the Russian Federation and its mercenaries violated the ceasefire 13 times, - the JFO headquarters reported. The enemy fired at the positions of our units from 82 mm mortars prohibited by the Minsk agreements, grenade launchers of various systems, small arms and anti-tank guided missiles (ATGM). Two soldiers of the Joint Forces were wounded, another one received military injury during the day as a result of shelling.
Occupation authorities of the "DNR" sentenced Ukrainian journalist Stanislav Aseyev (Vasin) to 15 years in a high-security prison. This was reported by the so-called "Prosecutor General's Office of the republic". Allegedly, the investigators found that between March 2015 and May 11, 2017, the journalist, "being a member of the extremist community, sent material prepared by him, negatively covering the activities of authorities, law enforcement agencies and armed formations of the "DNR", to the community members for material reward via electronic mail channels". In addition, Aseyev allegedly carried out the mission of "foreign intelligence, collected information about the locations of the "people's police" through visual observation and transmitted it via the Internet to the SBU representatives. As previously reported, Donetsk resident Aseyev under the pseudonym Stas Vasin collaborated with a number of Ukrainian publications, truthfully describing the situation in the occupied territory. In the summer of 2017, he was abducted by militants of the illegal "DNR" grouping and charged with "espionage".
Explosives will be tested in occupied Makiivka on October 25, - the city's occupation administration reported. "From October 22 to October 25, 2019, from 9.00 to 15.00, industrial explosives will be tested on the territory of the Makiivka Research Institute to be approved for use in coal mines", - the report said. Residents of the city are asked to remain calm. Since the occupation, the number of "mine explosive tests" has increased amid the fact that most mines in the territory controlled by the militants have stopped working.
The so-called "LNR prosecutor's office" carried out an "inspection" of one of the post offices in the occupied city of Brianka, as a result of which the embezzlement of pensions was revealed. "It was established in the course of the audit that during 2018, the materially responsible persons of the Brianka city post office of the LNR Post Office LNR state unitary enterprise committed the embezzlement of the property entrusted to them in the form of funds intended for the payment of pensions, what caused material damage to the LNR Pension Fund Administration in the city of Brianka", - the "prosecutors" write.
The Luhanskovoda enterprise controlled by the "LNR" militants cut off water supply to three cities in the occupied territory of Luhansk oblast due to repairs, separatist media wrote. Water supply to consumers of the cities of Khrustalny, Petrovske and Antratsyt will be completely cut off, and to the occupied Kadiyivka, Holubovske and Brianka - by 30%.
The mothers of the dead three girls who died in a fire did not attend the funeral in occupied Horlivka. This was reported in social networks by the so-called "head of administration" of the city Ivan Prykhodko. "Alas, the mothers did not find the time to come to the funeral", - Prykhodko wrote. Earlier, at night of October 21, there was a fire in an apartment on the ground floor of a three-story building along the Korenevskoho street, which killed three girls aged 2-5 years. Prykhodko reported that the mothers of the children left them alone in the apartment shortly before the fire and left in an unknown direction.