In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on July 28, 6 violations of the ceasefire by the Russian occupiers were recorded, - the JFO headquarters reported. Not far from the village of Zaitseve, Russian occupiers fired at Ukrainian positions with 82-caliber mortars, anti-tank and automatic heavy-duty grenade launchers, as well as large-caliber machine guns and small arms. The enemy opened fire from 120 caliber mortars near Shyrokyne and Vodiane. Russian mercenaries fired from anti-tank missile systems near the settlement of Pisky. The enemy fired from hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers and small arms in the direction of Novotoshkivske. In addition, the enemy's unmanned aerial vehicle of the Orlan-10 type flyby was recorded on the border of the Luhansk and Donetsk oblasts with crossing the demarcation line. Our defenders fired back at the shelling of the Russian occupation forces. There are no combat losses among the Ukrainian defenders as a result of the enemy fire.
In the occupied territory of Donetsk oblast at the end of July, prices for bread and bakery products were raised by an average of 15 percent. This was reported by the separatist media. Local bakers cited an increase in the cost of raw materials, packaging, the need to raise wages for workers, an increase in fuel prices and the need to import spare parts from the Russian Federation as the reasons for the rise in prices. In addition, it was noted that prices for gasoline, diesel fuel and other fuels and lubricants increased by more than 10%; compulsory insurance of transport was introduced, which increased the costs of the enterprise for the delivery of products and transportation and procurement costs for raw materials, materials and other goods. It was also reminded that the enterprises have to import all raw materials (except flour), packaging materials and spare parts from Russia.
The "LNR" leader Leonid Pasechnik announced the arrival of a new batch of coronavirus vaccine from Russia. This was reported by the separatist media. Pasechnik did not name the number of doses, having promised only that everyone who wants to be vaccinated will be able to get vaccinated. The leader of the "LNR" did not forget to praise the United Russia party ruling in the Russian Federation. On the eve of the election to the State Duma, which will involve residents of the occupied Donbas who illegally obtained Russian passports, Pasechnik stressed that it was United Russia that provided "comprehensive assistance and support in the fight against the pandemic".
The "DNR" occupiers set the maximum permissible price for the sale of wheat grain. This was reported by the separatist media. So, the estimated minimum price in the context of classes (rubles per 1 ton) will be: 2nd class wheat - 12 100, 3rd class - 11 600, 4th class - 11 000 and 5th class - 10 400.
Residents of one of the districts of occupied Donetsk, as well as Chystiakove (before decommunization - Torez) were left without centralized water supply - leaks in the water pipelines are being eliminated. This was reported by the separatist media. Thus, Vladimir Dubovka, who calls himself "Deputy Minister of Construction, Housing and Utilities", reported that workers in the production departments of the clone of the Water of Donbas Ukrainian company are eliminating leaks in the water pipelines in Donetsk and Torez. "A section of the water conduit supplying water to the region of the metallurgical plant was stopped in Donetsk due to a leak", - he said. "More than 13 thousand subscribers in Torez were left without centralized water supply because of the leak", - Dubovka said.
Residents of occupied Donetsk reported interruptions in the work of the Vodafone Ukraine mobile operator. This was reported in the separatist segment of social networks on July 28. "Vodafone stopped working at 8:15 a.m. today. At least in the Voroshylovskyi district near the Faculty of Physics of the Donetsk National University and in the adjacent territory. When trying to get through, it writes "Not registered in the network", - the Donetsk residents wrote. "The intersection of Bohdan and Rosa, mts does not work", "Topaz - Vodafone has no reception", - the townspeople also noted. At the same time, residents in other areas reported the regular operation of the operator. The Donetsk residents believed that the interruptions in communication arose due to technical problems at one of the operator's towers. "Apparently, a separately taken tower shut down", - the local residents reported.
Fatal road accident occurred in the occupied Starobesheve district of the Donetsk region. This was reported by the fake "Ministry of Emergency Situations of the DNR". The accident happened on the T-05-08 section of the highway Donetsk-Novoazovsk-Siedove, between the villages of Maryanivka and Obilne. "A driver of the Hyundai Santa Fe lost control, drove off the road surface and collided with a tree. Two women died ss a result of the accident: the driver, born in 1968, and the passenger, born in 2004", - the report said. The bodies of the victims were removed from the car using hydraulic tools, having dismantled the front doors.