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Main News of Donbas: Hostages are released; Militants threaten Akhmetov

Main News of Donbas: Hostages are released; Militants threaten Akhmetov

Reports from the front

Militants’ activity has decreased. They have shelled Ukrainian Armed Forces’ strongholds in the ATO zone 10 times since 18:00, February 25, as the ATO press center reports.

During the last day one Ukrainian military perished near Hranitne in the ATO zone, according to Andriy Lysenko, Presidential Administration spokesperson on ATO related issues.

Reports from the territory controlled by Ukraine

Three Ukrainian hostages were released from militants’ captivity. President Poroshenko informed about that on Facebook.

Soon the fourth Ukrainian will be released from “LPR” captivity, as Yuriy Tandit, Ukrainian Security Service Head’s adviser, informs.

Hryhoriy Nemyrya, Chairperson of Verhovna Rada committee on human rights, demands from the government to resume the validity of IDPs’ registration certificates. He made the statement in response to the actions of the Security Council of Ukraine and the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine.

Krasnoarmiysk which is to be renamed in accordance with the Decommunization Act, will send three variants of its new name to be discussed by Verkhovna Rada. The variants are: Slobozhansk, Leontovych and Hryshynsk. The decision was taken by the working group on renaming.

Reports from the occupied territory

A police checkpoint on Yasynuvata motorway was shelled by “DPR” militants when a bus was passing by it.

Aleksandr Zakharchenko, head of the illegal “DPR” organization, said that seniors who get double pensions (on the territory controlled by Ukraine and in “DPR”) help undermine Ukrainian economy. 

Igor Plotnitsky, head of the illegal “LPR” organization said that the enterprises which are members of Rinat Akhmetov’s “DTEK” company (the ones which are situated on the occuped part of the Luhansk region) do not recognize the diplomas issued by “LPR educational establishments”. Plotnitsky ordered “to influence “DTEK” company”.

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