Новости Донбасса

Main News: Militants shelled Avdiivka and Zaytseve, “DPR” grouping started issuing passports and postponed the election date

Main News: Militants shelled Avdiivka and Zaytseve, “DPR” grouping started issuing passports and postponed the election date

Reports from the front

Militants shelled the Ukrainian Armed Forces' positions from 120 and 82-mm mortars 42 times during the last 24 hours. They fired 100 mines. They also shelled Avdiivka from a tank and the settlement of Zaytseve from a mortar. Houses were ruined and civilians were wounded in Zaytseve, according to the ATO Headquarters.

No militaries perished in the ATO zone though 6 servicemen were wounded. The information was presented by Andriy Lysenko, PA spokesperson on ATO related issues, at a briefing.

Reports from the territory controlled by Ukraine

About 700 Ukrainians are missing in the Donbas, as it is reported by Iryna Herashchenko, Commissioner of the President on peaceful settlement of the conflict in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions.

The Kingdom of Sweden is increasing humanitarian aid  by 3.2 mln Euros for victims of the conflict in the Donbas. The information was presented by Margot Wallström, Swedish Minister of Foreign Affairs, on Twitter.

At Maryinka checkpoint, 6 UN vehicles were blocked. The people, who were waiting in the queue, demanded to help to acceletate the transit through the checkpoint, as Hromadske TV informs.

The press service of the Prosecutor’s Office of the Donetsk region reports that a 37-year-old representative of an international organization was killed in Kramatorsk. He was stabbed with knife, his body is covered with multiple wounds. The police classify the case as suicide.

Vadym Boychenko, Mariupol city head, supports the idea of renaming Marshall Zhukov street into ATO Heroes street.

Reports from the occupied territory

A vehicle of the Red Cross representatives had an accident in occupied Donetsk.

“Donbas SOS” reports that there are problems with mobile connection provided by life:) and MTS on the occupied territory.
“DPR” has launched issuing its “passports” in occupied Donetsk. Aleksandr Zakharchenko, “head of republic”, got the first “passport”, as it was informed by the separatist site DAN.

Aleksandr Zakharchenko, head of the “DPR” faction, says that the election on the occupied territory can be shifted till all its citizens get “DPR passports”.

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