In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on October 23, the armed forces of the Russian Federation and its mercenaries violated the ceasefire 16 times, - the JFO headquarters reported. The enemy fired at the positions of our units from 122 mm artillery banned by the Minsk agreements, IFV weapons, grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and other small arms. Losses among the Joint Forces personnel were not recorded during the day as a result of shelling.
The financing scheme for the "DNR" armed formations through the illegal sale of industrial products from the temporarily occupied territory of Donetsk oblast has been exposed by the Security Service of Ukraine, - the press service of the intelligence agency reported. The SBU operatives have established that representatives of the Ukrainian commercial structure registered a limited liability company in Kyiv and "mirror" company in occupied Donetsk for the transaction. Parts and details for mining equipment were manufactured at the facilities of enterprises located on the CADLO territory of. Mining equipment was transported to the Russian Federation through the temporarily uncontrolled section of the Ukrainian-Russian border, and from there - to Ukraine with falsified documents. During 2018-2019, the defendants in the case committed illegal deliveries of goods for a total amount of almost $1.2 million. The malefactors directed part of the proceeds to the payment of taxes of the "DNR" through their branch located in occupied Donetsk.
A fire occurred on the territory of the Hirnyk-96 private mining enterprise in occupied Makiivka, - the so-called Ministry of Emergency Situations of the DNR reported. The one-story laundry building was burning on the surface. The fire destroyed the roof on an area of 250 sq. m, covering on an area of 40 sq. m; the roof is damaged on an area of 50 sq. m.
An elderly woman was hospitalized from the Oleksandrivka checkpoint controlled by the militants (Kargill, on the Donetsk-Kurakhove road corridor). This was reported by the so-called "Ministry of Emergency Situations of the DNR". First-aid medical assistance to the woman, born in 1948, was provided on the spot. Then the victim was hospitalized in a medical institution of Donetsk. The exact need for hospitalization was not specified.
The Luhanskvoda enterprise, controlled by the "LNR" militants, cut off the water supply to parts of Lutuhyne and Heorhiivka urban-type settlement due to an accident at a water conduit, separatist media wrote. "The water supply was stopped on the streets of Osypenko, Lenin, Papanin, Sovetskaya, Mayakovskoho, Pushkin, Krasny Partizan, the Brick factory in Lutuhyne, as well as along the streets of Levanevskoho, Budionnoho and Kuibyshev in the village of Heorhiivka… because of the accident", - the report said.