Media: "The funeral ceremony to the hero of the DPR Arseniy Pavlov (Motorola) was attended by more than 50 thousand citizens. He was buried today with full military honours at the Donetsk More cemetery in Leninsky district. The burial ritual was accompanied by artillery and small arms fireworks. The head of the republic was at the cemetery until the end".
"Deputy commander of the operational command of the DPR" Eduard Basurin: "4 soldiers of the DPR were killed and three were injured over the past day."
"Authorized representative of the LPR" in Minsk Vladislav Deynego: " Division of the LPR Militia is in full readiness for withdrawal of forces and means from the area near Stanitsa Luhanskaya, in a minute we will give a white flare, signal of 10-minute readiness for the start of withdrawal."
"Director of the State Service for the Execution of Penalties of the Ministry of Justice of the DPR" Aleksey Ryazanov: "In total, taking into account today's transfer, the DPR has given Ukraine 133 convicts for all the conflict. We had such precedents when the convicts on the list for transfer wrote a disclaimer in the last moment and remained to serve time in the territory of the DPR."
"The Ministry of Energy and Coal of the DPR": "Electricity supply to Novoazovsk and Sedov resort was restored after the shelling."
Media: "Planned battalion tactical exercises started today at the sites of the People's Militia of the LPR."
"General Director of Luhansk Football Union" Yuriy Malygin: "Last year we filed an application for participation in the World Championship Unrecognized Republics. We have already received confirmation of acceptance in ConIFA World Football Cup - the so-called Federation of Football of unrecognized states. Before the New Year we may get a confirmation of participation in the World Cup among the teams of the unrecognized states. "