Donetsk, Aug 9 — DAN. Ukrainian armed formations have fired more than 200 rounds of ammunition at Donetsk People’s Republic settlements since early Tuesday.

Military situation

Ukrainian forces fired at the Kievsky, Kuibyshevsky, Kirovsky and Petrovsky districts of the Donetsk People’s Republic capital, Spartak, Yelenovka, Makeyevka’s Chervonogvardeisky district, Yasinovataya, Mineralnoye, Volnovakha, Novobakhmutovka (Donetsk axis) and Metallist, Golmovsky and Zaitsevo (Gorlovka axis). The enemy used “Grad” multiple rocket launchers, 155mm, 152mm and 122mm artillery and mortars.

The Kirovsky district was the epicenter of Ukrainian strikes which killed two people and wounded ten; another civilian was wounded in a “Lepestok” anti-personnel mine explosion. Two houses were damaged in the city; Ukrainian gunmen scattered “Lepestok” mines in Chistopolskaya Street. A man was wounded in the Kievsky district of Donetsk. In the Kuibyshevsky district, eight houses and a garage were damaged. In Makeyevka’s Kirovsky district, administration and amenity buildings of the Yasinvsky coking plant were damaged.

A civilian was wounded in Zaitsevo.

Reports on Tuesday said a Ukrainian MiG-29 fighter had been downed in the Toretskoye settlement area in northern DPR. Two control centers and three ammunition dumps were destroyed in Kiev-controlled areas of the DPR over the past 24 hours.

Other news

Donetsk is in talks with Pyongyang over North Korean builders’ joining DPR rebuilding projects.

The human resources center of the Russian Ministry of Construction has opened its branches in the DPR and the LPR. They will retrain people who wish to change their profession for civil engineering.

A stele was put up at the Saur Mogila memorial. The restoration works are due to be completed ahead of Donbass Liberation Day.

Repairs are running on nearly 70 percent of schools in the DPR. Russian builders are taking an active part in rebuilding DPR education centers.

The DPR Ministry of Agricultural Policy and Food is discussing direct supplies of agricultural machinery from Belarus. The talks over developing the DPR agro industrial sector are underway with Russia as well.  In the recent months, the Ministry of Agricultural Policy and Food has held consultations with representatives of Russia’s Lipetsk, Kursk, Voronzeh and Nizhny Novgorod region and the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).

Mariupol plans to relaunch tram service next year.

In Mariupol, 3,852 residential buildings and 159 social infrastructure facilities have been reconnected to the power grid.

DPR volunteers have received the PUTIN TEAM award.

Street lights have been wired in Donetskaya and Panfilovskaya Streets in the town of Kirovskoye. Also, street lighting is being overhauled on Molodyozhny Boulevard. The work is part of the cooperation agreement between Kirovskoye and Russia’s Republic of Sakha.

Meetings of residents resumed in Dokuchayevsk. On Thursday, a meeting in the Yuzhny settlement was led by town administration head Alexander Kachanov.

The mural “Donbass Future is Together with Russia” will be painted on a wall of a house in Ilovaisk.

Ninety schoolchildren from Bolshoy Khartsyzsk have travelled to Russia’s Nizhny Novgorod region for recreation.


The report is based on Donetsk News Agency original stories and information supplied by the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination, the Territorial Defense Headquarters, dedicated ministries and local authorities.*jk