Donetsk, Jul 18 — DAN. Ukrainian forces fired more than 310 shells on the DPR on Monday. DAN presents its evening news summary. 

Here are the key events so far on Monday, July 18.

Fighting and victims

The enemy used artillery, MLRS and mortars to target Donetsk, Yasinovataya, Gorlovka and neighbouring townships. A woman was injured in the Kirovskiy district of the capital. A number of houses and public buildings sustained damage. Fifty-seven transformer stations were cut off the grid leaving 5,165 households without power.

Avdeyevka has been half-surrounded, as the deputy chief-of-staff Eduard Basurin announced plans to liberate the entire Republic by the year-end.

Humanitarian efforts

Preemies incubators have been delivered to Gorlovka, they were financed by donations collected in Serbia.

A Ranger wheeled manipulators and an Ivanovets mobile crane were delivered to Kirovskoye, provided by Yakutia authorities.

The region also provided paintwork materials to the Starobeshevo district.

Yasinovataya machine plant produced a new 19 mln roubles worth roadheader on commission.

Experts from Nizhnyi Novgorod began repair works at the Lenin Square in Khartzisk.

Society news

Alexander Petrikin was appointed Head of Krasnyi Liman local administration.

The DPR Prosecutor General’s Office is finalizing its investigation into the explosion in the Mariupol Theatre.

The Donetsk city administration was assigned temporary municipal control over Novodonetskoye, Oktyabr, and Neskuchnoye.
The administration of Shakhtyorsk is to govern Spornoye, Roty, Grigorovka, Mironovka, Krasny Pakhar, Vidrodzhennya and Mednaya Ruda. 
Kamenka was assigned to Yasinovataya.

The DPR has lifted the ban on selling non-ferrous metals, with the exception of newly liberated territories.

Workers compensation insurances are paid in Russian Roubles in the amount allocated in hryvniyas as of February 24, 2022 with a conversion rate of 2,0.

The DPR has rendered null and void all the decisions of Ukrainian authorities on transfer of immovable property starting from May 11, 2014. Documents issues by Ukrainian notaries public starting from February 19, 2022 are also rendered null and void. *ot