In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on July 1, armed forces of the Russian Federation violated the ceasefire 4 times, - the JFO headquarters reported. As a result of the shelling, one soldier of the Armed Forces of Ukraine sustained combat injuries. Evacuation equipment promptly took the injured soldier to a military medical institution, where he received appropriate medical care. Ukrainian defenders effectively used duty fire weapons to stop the enemy activity. Losses of the opponent are being specified. Situation in the area of the Joint Forces Operation remains controlled.
Occupiers of the "DNR" claim that they are developing a kind of "alternative crossing mechanism" of the demarcation line with the controlled territory of Ukraine. This was said by calling herself "Minister of Foreign Affairs" Natalia Nikonorova in an interview with separatist media. "Recognizing the need to take steps to ensure the rights of citizens in hardship, the "DNR" authorities are developing alternative mechanisms that will allow safe passage according to the sanitary and epidemiological situation in the "republic" for people wishing to pass through checkpoints in the absence of coordination of such mechanisms in Kyiv", - Nikonorova stated without specifying for what reason the "DNR" abandoned the traditional system of conducting throughput operations. She also did not explain why the "DNR" citizens find themselves in a "hardship".
Occupation "authorities" of the "DNR" allowed leaving for the Russian Federation, but Russia did not cancel the mandatory self-isolation for arrivals from CADO. This was reported by employee of the so-called "Ministry of Information of the DNR" Alexey Akutin in social networks. "If you leave from the "DNR" for Russia for more than one, then self-isolation in Russia is mandatory. So far", - Akutin said. The self-isolation regime should last 14 days.
Occupation "authorities" of the "DNR" did not classify Russia as "unfavorable" in the number of countries affected by COVID-19. This was stated in the information of the so-called "Ministry of Health". In particular, the website of the fake "agency" posted a list of countries that are considered "countries with an unfavorable Covid-19 situation" as of July 1. This decision of the "Ministry of Health" allowed the occupation authorities not to send both those who arrived from Russia and those living together with them for isolation within 14 days. According to the latest information, the daily increase in those infected with coronavirus infection in Russia amounted to 6556 people. In total, 654 405 cases of the infection were recorded in the Russian Federation as of July 1. In terms of the number of cases, the Russian Federation remains third after the USA (2.6 million infected) and Brazil (1.4 million).
Leader of the "DNR" Denis Pushilin allowed his officials to travel outside the occupied territory. This was stated in his "decree". Earlier, referring to the measures to prevent coronavirus infection in the territory of the "republic", Pushilin forbade leaders and employees of the occupation authorities, as well as several other categories of the population, to leave the "DNR". The new "decree" lifted the previously imposed ban on their departure.
Occupation "authorities" of the "DNR" recognized 1166 cases of COVID-19 as of July 1. This was stated in the report of the fake "Ministry of Health". It is noted that another 30 cases of COVID-19 were recorded over the past day in CADO. According to the "ministry", 719 people are under treatment, 71 people died.
Two employees of the so-called "police" in occupied Rovenky of the Luhansk region died while detaining the offender, - separatist media reported. "Two employees of the LNR Ministry of the Interior died in the city of Rovenky acting in the course of their employment (Sergey Chumakov and Ruslan Bikkinin). A previously convicted local resident, born in 1957, was detained on suspicion of killing the police officers", - the report said. According to the "police", the man resisted arrest, having used an RG-42 grenade. Also, the Kalashnikov assault rifle, cartridges for it, two knives, F-1 and RG-42 grenades were removed from the scene.