In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on June 4, the armed formations of the Russian Federation violated the ceasefire 2 times, - the JFO headquarters reported. The enemy fired at the Ukrainian military personnel performing tasks in the area of responsibility of the Sievier operational-tactical group near Orikhove from grenade launchers and small arms, the aggressor also fired at the defenders of Novhorod from heavy machine guns. There are no losses in the ranks of the Joint Forces because of the enemy shelling. Our soldiers opened aimed fire at the enemy strongholds in response to the criminal actions of the Russian occupiers. The occupiers ceased their activity due to the decisiveness and accuracy of our troops. There are no losses in the ranks of the Joint Forces because of the enemy shelling. Situation in the area of the Joint Forces Operation remains fully controlled.
Representatives of the Russian occupation forces refuse the OSCE SMM patrols to pass through checkpoints on the contact line in the Donetsk and Luhansk oblast, citing restrictive measures related to COVID-19. This was stated in the Mission's daily report. In particular, members of the armed formations, one of whom was armed, did not allow the Mission patrols to pass twice at a checkpoint near Olenivka in the Donetsk oblast: once - to the government-controlled areas, another time - to the uncontrolled areas. The militants motivated the refusal to let the patrols pass by introducing a high-alert mode for the spread of COVID-19 infection. A similar situation occurred at a checkpoint south of the bridge near Stanytsia Luhanska (Luhansk oblast).
The "DNR" occupation authorities recognized 611 cases of COVID-19 as of June 4. This was stated in the report of the fake "Ministry of Health". It was noted that 31 cases of COVID-19 were recorded in CADO over the previous day. In total, 434 people are under treatment, 154 were discharged, 23 patients died. At the same time, the occupiers announced on June 3 about 21 deaths.
Border guards let three vehicles with humanitarian aid from the International Committee of the Red Cross pass through the demarcation line towards the temporarily occupied territory, - the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine reported. Trucks with construction materials with a total weight of more than 53 tons traveled along the Kyiv-Donetsk route through the Novotroitske checkpoint. "The humanitarian aid was sent to civilians who live in the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine and directly suffer from the aggression of the Russian Federation", - the report said.
Two people were injured in a collision of a BMW car with a tree in occupied Horlivka, - the so-called "Ministry of Emergency Situations of the DNR" reported. The accident occurred along the Katerinicha Street in the Central City District. "A driver of the BMW car lost control and collided with a tree. 2 people were injured as a result of the accident: a man, born in 1975, and a woman, born in 1994, who were hospitalized in a medical institution of Horlivka", - the report said. The victims were removed from the car with the help of hydraulic tools.