Media: "Unknown people blew up the base of the monument to militiamen in Chervonopartizansk in Sverdlovsk district of the LNR. According to preliminary data, a mine exploded at the base of the monument, the opening of which was to take place on August 3, the third anniversary of the liberation of the Sverdlovsk district from the Armed Forces of Ukraine. As a result of the explosion, five people got injured. One of the victims is in serious condition".
"Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of the DNR" Natalia Nikonorova: "At a meeting in Minsk, representatives of Ukraine ignored the need to discuss the priority issue on the agenda - the mechanism for the entry into force of the law on the special status of Donbass".
"Authorized Representative of the LNR at the Minsk talks" Vladislav Danego: "At the meeting of the contact group on security, the Ukrainian side declined to discuss the terrorist attack which occurred in Luhansk on August 1, as well as the shelling of Donetske village, which is part of the Kirov city council".
"The head of the MIA of the LNR" Igor Cornet: "It is well known that minor criminals, acting under the supervision of Ukrainian special services, are involved in the explosion of the monument to the defenders of the LNR in Luhansk on August 1. It is worth emphasizing that there is nothing sacred for these bandits. They recruit young people and even schoolchildren. They conduct training with mines and explosives, and then transfer them to the territories of the republics for committing terrorist acts".
Media: "Until the end of this year, the authorities of Luhansk are planning to restore the monument to the defenders of the LNR, blown up on August 1. This was reported by the head of the city administration Manolis Pilavov".
"The MIA of the LNR": "The Special Task Police Squad Berkut of the LNR’s Ministry of Internal Affairs announced recruitment for service in connection with the expansion of staff".
"Luhansk Telegraph": "Ukrainian oligarch Rinat Akhmetov, having taken the state enterprise Sverdlovanthracite into a concession for 49 years, did not think about the development of one of the most profitable coal mining complexes in Donbass, but exclusively about his own profit".
Media: "The People's Council of the LNR adopted the law "On road transport".
Media: "The State Committee for Taxes and Levies of the LNR reported that individuals, who are owners of land property, must pay land tax until October 1, 2017".
"The DNR State Enterprise Post of Donbass": "The contest "People's Postage Stamp" was announced in the DNR for all residents of the republic and the part of the Donetsk region controlled by Kyiv. The winner will take part in the solemn special cancellation".