The Ukrainian army shelled the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) capital with heavy mortars on August 20, Donetsk News Agency informed.
Foreign diplomats who were handing out instruction materials during street protests in Moscow will be summoned to a commission established at the State Duma of the Russian Federation to investigate foreign interference, the Chairman of the State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin said on August 19, REGNUM reports.
The false report by The Guardian about Russian military presence during the hostilities near Ilovaysk in 2014 is another attempt by the West to draw Russia into the Donbass conflict, the spokesperson of the Donetsk People’s Republic People’s Militia said on August 19.
The Permanent Representative of the PRC to the European Union made a statement on August 18 saying that Hong Kong is part of China; therefore, the PRC government demands that the European Union not interfere with processes inside Hong Kong.
Two senior Pentagon officers expressed their concerns in a written address to the US Congress over the fact that Russia and China are actively increasing their influence in African countries, the newspaper Intercept reports on August 13.