In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on February 14, three violations by the armed formations of the Russian Federation were recorded, - the Joint Forces Headquarters reported. The enemy opened fire from hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers not far from Trokhizbenka. The occupiers used an unmanned aerial vehicle near Marinka, with the help of which they dropped a VOG-17 shot. The Ukrainian defenders returned fire without using weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements and destroyed 1 enemy UAV. In addition, the enemy unmanned aerial vehicle, probably Orlan-10, was recorded crossing the collision line in the Donetsk oblast. One soldier of the Joint Forces was injured as a result of the enemy actions. The warrior is in a medical institution. His state of health is moderate.
Leader of the occupation administration of CADO Denis Pushilin promises to accept with understanding any decision of Russian President Vladimir Putin on the "recognition of statehood" of the so-called "DNR" and "LNR". The ringleader said this on the air of the Echo of Moskow radio station. "Here we are counting on a correct, timely decision by the Russian Federation, taking into account, among other things, external factors. We do not know what this decision will be. But we are ready for any decisions", - the leader of the "DNR" did not rule out the refusal of "recognition" due to "external factors". As reported, the State Duma received two draft appeals to Russian President Vladimir Putin on the recognition of the so-called "DNR" and "LNR".
Russian saboteur Igor Girkin, nicknamed "Strelkov", the former so-called "Minister of Defence of the DNR", claimed that everything was ready in the occupied Donbas for the resumption of hostilities. The terrorist wrote this on his page in the social network. He predicted that active hostilities would resume both in CADLO and in other regions. "Judging by the wave of indirect, but very characteristic signs, everything is ready for the resumption of active hostilities in the Donbas (probably now not only there)", - Girkin wrote, having added that "if a large-scale war starts, then, probably, already the next week".
Five fires occurred in the occupied territory of the Donetsk oblast over the past day - four people died. This was reported by the fake "Ministry of Emergency Situations of the DNR". So, a one-story four-apartment residential building was on fire in the Chervonohvardiyskyi district of Makiivka, along the. Kutuzov Street. A man born in 1952 and a woman born in 1949 died as a result of the fire. Another fire occurred in a detached residential building in the Boykivskyi district (formerly - Telmanovskyi district) in the village of Ivanivka. As a result of the fire, a woman born in 1936 died. One more fire was extinguished in CADO in Shakhtarsk - an apartment caught fire on the first floor of a two-story residential building in Profsoyuznyi lane. A man born in 1977 died as a result of the fire.