During the current day, on August 17, pro-Russian mercenaries violated the set ceasefire three times. In the result of the shellings no victims were recorded, as the press service of the JFO reports on its Facebook page.
It is reported that the enemy was shelling Ukrainian fighters' positions using automatic grenade launchers and small arms.
The Ukrainian positions near Pavlopil, Vodiane and Lebedynske in Donetsk region were shelled.
Enemy shellings in Luhansk region were not reported.
As it was reported earlier, more than 60,000 residents of the occupied Donbas filed the appeals to get the Russian passports. Valentyna Kazakova, the Head of the Chief Department for Migration of Russian Interior Ministry said that.
According to the official, more than 25,000 individuals already received their IDs.
Kazakova added that Russian Interior Ministry intends to increase the number of migration subdivisions due to "the inflow of those willing to get the Russian citizenship".