Militants shelled Ukrainian servicemen near Trekhyzbenka using mortars
Militants shelled the positions of Ukrainian servicemen near Trekhizbenka (Luhansk direction) using 82 mm mortars. In the Donetsk direction they fired at random at Pisky, Avdiivka and Troitske. Provocative fire at Ukranian positions was opened in the vicinity of Mariupol, near Bohdanivka. In the morning, loud explosions could be heard near Horlivka, on the territory which is controlled by the militants.
The attempts to bribe border guards to cross the Donetsk region checkpoints have become more frequent
An attempt to bribe a border guard to cross the checkpoint in priority to others was observed by “Mayorsk” checkpoint officials. A 49-year-old female Ukrainian citizen was trying to get to the occupied territory with the help of a 200 UAH bribe.
A section of a road in Maryinka dictrict was closed due to roadworks
The Uspenka-Trudove highway (the Donetsk region), which is one of the busiest highways of the region is being repaired. Before the beginning of the conflict the traffic there reached 870 vehicles a day, today the number reaches nearly 4 thousand vehicles a day.
“DPR ministry of energy” employee was detained by the Security Service of Ukraine
A representative of the so-called “ministry of fuel and energy” of the illegal “DPR” organization was detained by the officers of the Security Service of Ukraine. Ex-deputy head of one of the Donetsk region state enterprises facilitated the process of seizing the state coal industry objects and their transference under the “DPR” jurisdiction. Due to his activity the state suffered more than 63 mln UAH loss.
2 officers of the Security Service of Ukraine were detained for extortion
Officers of law enforcement bodies were detained while extorting money from a businessman. The arrested are head of the department of counterintelligence economic defense of the Security Service of Ukraine in the Luhansk region and a criminal ivestigator into the cases of special importance of Novoaydar special service department. The colonel and the major were trying to extort money from a businessman in return for giving him back his confiscated property.
The criminals were detained while getting a bribe of 160 000 UAH.