The militants violated ceasefire regime seven times in the area of the hostilities in Donbass on August 27, the press office of the Joint Forces Operation reported. The enemy opened aimed fire from 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms at the defenders of the settlements Krymske, Luhanske, Pivdenne, Hruntove, and Vodiane.
The International Committee of the Red Cross is aware of more than a thousand unidentified bodies killed during the fighting in eastern Ukraine on both sides of the line of contact. The spokesman for the International Committee of the Red Cross Miladin Bogetic said this on the air of Hromadske Radio.
The Maiorske checkpoint in the Donetsk oblast, which suspended operations since August 23, will again begin check-in operations from 6 a.m. on Tuesday, August 28. This was reported by the headquarters of the JFO.
The leader of the "DNR" Alexander Zakharchenko said that the time for preparing and conducting pseudo-elections of the "head of the republic" was reduced. He said this, responding to questions from Russian journalists in South Ossetia. The leader of the militants did not specify on what "lawful" basis this reduction was made and what are the new terms of the "elections". Thus, he questioned signed by him "law on the elections of the head of the republic", which provides that the elections should be held on the first Sunday in November.
Two thousand people in occupied Horlivka remained without electricity as a result of hostilities on August 26. This is reported by the fake "MOE" acting on the part of the Donetsk oblast controlled by the militants.
A body of a male was found in a dysfunctional mine in occupied Kirov. This is reported by the fake "MOE" acting on the part of the Donetsk oblast controlled by the militants.
The former "militant” blew himself up with a grenade and died in the occupied Heorhiivka in the Luhansk oblast according to social networks.
A house in Kriakivka (the Luhansk oblast) was damaged as a result of the militants’ shelling of 120-mm mortar shells, the press service of the Luhansk regional state administration reports.
In Donetsk, from August 20 to August 26, 82 babies were born: 47 boys and 35 girls. This was reported by the city's occupation administration.
In Luhansk, from August 20 to August 26, 63 babies were born: 30 boys and 33 girls. This was reported by the city's occupation administration.