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Main news of Donbas: OSCE observers registered three explosions near Kominternove; One more FM-station will appear in Artemivsk

Main news of Donbas: OSCE observers registered three explosions near Kominternove; One more FM-station will appear in Artemivsk

OSCE observers registered three explosions near Kominternove

OSCE SMM observers registered three explosions not far from the settlement of Kominternove. The SMM representatives heard two indefinite explosions at a distance of 2 km and 5-6 km to the west when they were at a distance of 700 m from a checkpoint. Soon after that, there appeared two militants of the so-called “DPR” in a civilian vehicle with Ukrainian number plates and prohibited them from moving further. The armed people denied the SMM access to the village at a checkpoint in 1.5 km to the east of Zaychenko locality controlled by the so-called “DPR” (4 km to the east from Kominternove). In 2 km from the checkpoint another explosion was registered. It was in 5 km form the representatives of the SMM. 

The situation at checkpoints: Passenger traffic in some directions decreases

Passenger traffic through the demarcation line in some directions decreases at entrance-exit checkpoints, in particular, at “Novotroyitske”, according to the State Border Guard Service. At the same time, more vehicles are registered at “Zaytsevo” and “Maryinka” checkpoints. The work of checkpoints was prolonged and extra border guards were involved to prevent the accumulation of vehicles and passengers.

The murderer of three miners was sentenced to life imprisonment by Krasnoarmiysk district court

Krasnoarmiysk district court sentenced one of the three miners’ murderer to life imprisonment. It was established that on May 20, 2013 two men with guns came to garage cooperative “Yuzhnyi’ in Krasnoarmiysk to seize a vehicle. They decided to steal “Toyota Avensis” and shot its owner. They tried to hide the corpse in the car boot, but at that time two other miners drove up. They were shot two. The murderers went away in the stolen car. The three murdered men worked for “Shakhtoupravleniye Pokrovskoye” company in Krasnoarmiysk region. On December 25, Krasnoarmiysk district court sentences the second murderer to life imprisonmentand property confiscation. He is also obliged to pay out 150 thousand Hryvnyas to the perished miners’ families.

One more FM-station will appear in Artemivsk

One more FM-station will appear in Artemivsk, the Donetsk region, as the Donetsk Regional State Company TV and Radio has been given a temporary permission to broadcast. The permission was given till “the end of the ATO”. At present there is no broadcast on this frequency.

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