Media: "The DNR leader Alexander Zakharchenko signed a pardon decree of persons held in the Republic, who are subject to forthcoming exchange with the Ukrainian party".
"Acting Minister of Labor and Social Policy of the DNR "Larisa Tolstykina: "Starting from January 1, 2018, the size of minimum pension payment will be increased in the DNR, it will amount to $50".
Media: "The LNR Council of Ministers affirmed the right to receive pensions through payment cards".
Media: "The Russian Center and the Public Chamber of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug-Yugra of the Russian Federation signed an agreement on cooperation in the social and cultural sphere. The agreement was signed by chairman of the DNR parliament, head of the Russian Center Denis Pushilin and chairman of the Public Chamber of the KhMAO Irina Maksimova".
"Donetsk City Administration": "76 babies were born in Donetsk during the period from December 18 and to December 25: 38 boys and 38 girls".
"Luhansk City Administration": "73 babies were born in Luhansk during the period from December 18 and to December 24: 39 boys and 34 girls".
Media: "Sixteen young sportsmen of Donetsk Children and Youth Sports School No 7 went to Moscow to participate in Ruslan and Lyudmila musical on ice".
Media: "Fourteen children of trade union activists of the DNR will spend two days in Russian Bryansk, where they will visit New Year's performances".
Media: "The State Customs Committee of the LNR completed the restoration of "Izvaryne" international road checkpoint, which suffered considerable damage during active hostilities in 2014, with the support of leadership of the Republic".
"Luhansk City Administration": "Within a week, the administration conducted 22 raids in the city to combat pop-up retail".
"Prosecutor General's Office of the LNR": "The prosecutor's office of Pervomaisk checked the legality of issuing pensions and insurance sums to two local residents by the post office of the "LNR Post". The check found that the postman, in violation of the legislation, paid insured sums for compulsory social insurance for the period from November 2016 to February 2017 inclusive to a third party. Also, in violation of the law, the postman paid the above-mentioned third person a pension instead of the recipients. Improprieties of the postman led to embezzlement of public funds for a total amount of $1550. A criminal case has been opened".
Media: "People's militia of the LNR marked 102nd anniversary from the date of creation of the air defence forces".