In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on January 28, the enemy fired four times at the positions of our troops, - the JFO headquarters reported. In the zone of action of the Sievier operational-tactical grouping, Russian mercenaries fired at the positions of the Ukrainian military near the village of Krymske from grenade launchers of various systems and small arms, as well as from automatic grenade launchers near the settlement of Mayske. Also, the positions of our defenders near the village of Novotoshkivske were fired by Russian-occupation troops from automatic grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns and small arms. In the zone of action of the Vostok operational-tactical group, the criminals fired at the positions of Ukrainian defenders in the area of the settlement of Shyrokyne from grenade launchers and large-caliber machine guns.
One of the ringleaders of the militants, the so-called "representative of the DNR operational command" Eduard Basurin, called Rinat Akhmetov "a traitor of his own people" in an interview with the separatist Donetsk Komsomolskaya Pravda. On the question of the newspaper, what would have happened if Rinat Akhmetov had decided to return to the occupied Donbass, Basurin assured that "they would not have accepted him initially". "The problem of rich people is that they are trying to preserve what they have earned – they cooperate with two parties… Over time, he decided to choose only one party. Do not be a traitor to your own people", - the militant stated.
"DNR" leader Denis Pushilin acknowledged that "integration with Russia" is limited to "getting acquainted with regions", forums and exhibitions.
Occupation authorities of the "DNR" confirmed that the Joint Forces' units did not shoot at the residential sector and civilians last Sunday. This follows from the summary of the actually non-existent "representative office of the "DNR" in the JCCC". The summary says that the defenders of Ukraine allegedly fired at the territory occupied by the "DNR" 13 times, having fired 54 units of ammunition. At the same time, the militants admit that "there were no casualties among civilians and damage to the civil infrastructure".
The body of the locksmith, who fell under the collapse of workshop building in the territory of the Horlivka machine-building plant in the morning of January 28, was found. This was reported in social networks by head of the occupation administration of Horlivka Ivan Prikhodko. "The body of the deceased was found and removed from under the rubble. Alexey Zherebko 23.04.1955 maintenance technician", - Prikhodko wrote.
A resident of occupied Donetsk threatened to blow up a grenade at the entrance of a multi-storey building. This was reported by the press service of the fake "MIA", acting on the part of Donetsk oblast controlled by the militants. The man knocked on the door of one of the apartments and threatened to use a grenade. The attacker was detained and has already confessed. Material evidence was also seized from him.
Residents of the occupied Rovenky are without water for the third day due to accidents and leaks.
Unknowns killed a Russian soldier who opened a chaotic shooting at the locals in Donbass. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine. It was noted that on January 23, "unknown persons shot and killed a Russian soldier using hunting weapons, who opened indiscriminate firing at local residents".
60 babies were born in Donetsk from January 21 to 27: 34 boys and 26 girls. This was reported by the city occupation administration.
62 babies were born in Luhansk from January 21 to 27: 30 boys and 32 girls. This was reported by the city occupation administration.