In the area of repulse and deterrence against the armed aggression of the Russian Federation in the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts on August 3, the situation remains fully controlled by the Ukrainian soldiers, - the headquarters of the Joint Forces reported. Two attacks from the enemy were recorded on the sections of responsibility of Ukrainian units in the area of the operation. The ceasefire was fully maintained in all sectors of the front. The servicemen of the Joint Forces did not respond to deliberate provocations by the enemy. There are no combat losses or injuries among the Joint Forces personnel.
300 people crossed the demarcation line through the road corridor near the Novotroitske checkpoint in both directions on August 3. This is reported by the Donetsk border guard detachment. "Almost 185 people and 8 vehicles proceeded through the Novotroitske checkpoint to the uncontrolled territory, and 115 people and 17 vehicles arrived in the direction of the controlled territory of Ukraine", - the report said. It was indicated that representatives of the Russian occupation forces let the citizens pass slowly in the morning, and began to let pass faster in the afternoon. The Novotroitske checkpoint continues to operate as usual, daily from 7:00 to 20:00.
A large fire engulfed several floors of a multi-storey building in occupied Horlivka. This was reported by the so-called "mayor" of Horlivka Ivan Prykhodko in social networks. "There is a strong fire along 4 Olenina Street on the 6, 7, 8 and 9 floors. 4 crews of the Ministry of Emergency Situations work. There are no casualties", - the report said.
Experts are clearing sites for equipping entry-exit checkpoints near Shchastya and Zolote from the side of the occupied territory of Luhansk oblast. This was stated by representative of the so-called "people's militia" of the "LNR" Yan Leshchenko, separatist media wrote. "Work was carried out to clear forest stands and lay out construction sites for the Luhansk-Shchastya and Pervomaisk-Zolote checkpoints", - Leshchenko said.
The supply of water to occupied Kadiivka and Brianka in the Luhansk region has been reduced due to an accident at the water pipeline, separatist media wrote. "In connection with the accident at the Stakhanov - Brianka water pipeline with a diameter of 500 mm, water supply to consumers in the cities of Brianka has been reduced by 40%, Stakhanov - by 10%", - the message said. It was also reported that the water supply to Dovzhansk and Rovenky has been reduced due to another accident.