"Head of the DNR" Alexander Zakharchenko: "Frankly speaking, the enemy has not broken us, and it is time for the government and people's council to think about more global issues: this is development of economy and social security of our citizens. 2018 should be made the year of country's development, because the state should provide people with compulsory social payments and show the dynamics of development".
"The DNR Ministry of Emergency Situations": "In the Leninsky district of Donetsk along Kuibyshev Street: the adjacent territory of a nine-story residential house – an explosion. As a result of the incident, a man, born in 1977, received shrapnel wounds of soft tissues. He was hospitalized in the republican traumatology center".
"The DNR Ministry of Emergency Situations": "In the DNR, the last week of December 2017 was one of the warmest in comparison with similar periods of the past. Deviation of the average daily air temperature on December 27 and 28 was plus 8-10 degrees, what is an indicator of the anomaly. The reason for such warm weather is the peculiarities of general circulation of air masses in the atmosphere: from the beginning of winter, warm Atlantic air almost constantly enters the republic".
Media: "Schoolchildren of the DNR will visit Moscow satellite towns with excursions in January".
"The DNR Ministry of Education": "Schoolchildren of the DNR will leave for the winter holidays on December 29, the educational process will resume on January 9, 2018".
Media: "Activists of the "Young Guard" held "The mystery of the New Year's city" quest in Luhansk".
Media: "Our Crimea eco-market was opened in Luhansk with the support of Russia-Donbass committee".
"The LNR Ministry of Emergency Situations": "A resident of Luhansk found 10 grenades near a non-working store".