In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on August 3, 6 violations by the armed formations of the Russian Federation were recorded, - the JFO headquarters reported. The armed formations of the Russian Federation fired at Ukrainian positions using small arms near the village of Zolote-4. The enemy fired from automatic easel grenade launchers and small arms in the direction of the settlement of Svitlodarsk. The enemy opened fire from heavy anti-tank and automatic heavy grenade launchers, as well as from small arms, in the area of Luhanske. Russian mercenaries fired at our positions from 82-caliber mortars not far from Vodiane near Donetsk. The enemy fired from heavy anti-tank and automatic heavy grenade launchers near Vodiane in Pryazovia. In addition, passage of the enemy unmanned aerial vehicle of the Orlan-10 type was recorded in the Luhansk oblast crossing the demarcation line. There are no combat losses among the servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
So-called "information centers" have been massively opened in the occupied part of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts, in which applications from Ukrainian citizens who illegally received Russian passports for electronic voting in election to the State Duma of Russia are accepted. The report did not indicate how many of these "information centers" have opened in CADO, but occupation authorities of the "LNR" boasted that they had already launched more than 140 such campaign centers.
CADO recognized 353 new cases of COVID-19 over the day and 25 deaths. This was reported by the so-called "Ministry of Health of the DNR". In total, the occupiers have counted 48 512 infected since the beginning of the pandemic, 4468 patients are now undergoing inpatient or outpatient treatment. 3635 people died from complications of the disease for the entire time of the pandemic.
Doctors registered 10 deaths from COVID-19 in the occupied territory of the Luhansk oblast over the day, separatist media wrote. Doctors have "officially" registered 612 deaths of patients diagnosed with coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic.
A miner was injured in the occupied part of the Donetsk oblast as a result of a methane ignition at the Heorhiivska mine. This was reported by the so-called "Ministry of Emergency Situations of the DNR". "There was an ignition, presumably of methane, without subsequent combustion at OOO Heorhiivska Mine in the Shakhtarsk district. A miner born in 1982 was injured", - the message said. The victim was raised from the mine and hospitalized.