Media: "The representatives of Ukraine in the humanitarian subgroup of the Contact Group thwarted the discussion of the prisoners' exchange once again because of the absence of Viktor Medvedchuk at the meeting".
"The authorized representative of the LPR" in Minsk negotiations Vlsdislav Danego: "The Chief of the Special monitoring mission of the OSCE Ertugrul Apakan called January 23 the date of another attempt of disengagement of forces and means on the contact line in the area of Stanytsia Luhanska".
"The Chairman of the State Committee on Land Resources of the LPR" Marina Pushkarskaya: "The State Committee on Land Resources of the LPR holds a reconciliation of rights to the land plots located on the territory of Stanytsia-Luhanska and Popasnjansky districts from January 16, 2017 in order to protect the property rights of physical and legal entities on the territory of the LPR, to avoid illegal actions with the land plots, as well as to fill the database of the territorial bodies with actual data".
"The Ministry of Culture of the DPR": "Within the purposeful humanitarian aid from the Russian Federation, the Donetsk Republican library for children named after Kirov has received over three thousand books to replenish the funds. Editions of various thematic and genre orientation were handed over from the editorial staff of the Pravda newspaper, as well as from the Russian citizens. This initiative took place with the direct participation of the Communist party of the Russian Federation".
Media: "Winter holidays have ended in the schools of the DPR, the classes resumed in all cities and districts of the republic in the ordinary course on January 16".
Media: "The working group for holding the republic's contest will call the names of the best journalists of the LPR in five categories in January. Earlier, the head of the LPR Igor Plotnitsky stated that journalists and authorities of the republic will define the best media workers in five creative categories on a monthly basis".
"The Administration of Sverdlovsk and Sverdlovsk district of the LPR": "The international charitable organization People in Need will give humanitarian aid to the residents of social categories of Sverdlovsk and Sverdlovsk district on 16 and 17 January. The delivery of assistance is extended to those residents who did not manage to get it on 11, 12, 13 and 14 January".