In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on February 12, the enemy fired at the positions of our troops four times, including twice - with the use of weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements, - the JFO headquarters reported. In the zone of action of the Vostok operational-tactical grouping, the occupiers fired at the positions of Ukrainian troops from 120 mm mortars in the area of Shyrokyne settlement. In the zone of action of the Sievier operational-tactical grouping, the enemy fired at our defenders from 82 mm mortars and large-caliber machine guns in the area of Svobodnyi small village; hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns and small arms - near the village of Travneve; anti-tank missile system and weapons of BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicle – on the area of Bohuslavske settlement. There were no casualties among the Joint Forces.
The "DNR" authorities "organized" about a thousand people for a rally, dedicated to the 101st anniversary of creation of the puppet Donetsk-Krivoy Rog Republic (DKR), in the center of occupied Donetsk. Separatist media, which responded to this event with pathetic reports, were forced to admit that the DKR did not really exist: "In fact, the country existed for about a month, its territory was incorporated into the Ukrainian Soviet Republic in March of the same year". In addition, local "researchers" considered it necessary to report that founder of the DKR Fyodor Sergeyev (Artyom) was "a close friend of Joseph Stalin".
The territory of pumping station of the first rising of the Yuzhnodonbass water supply system came under fire on February 12, - Voda Donbassa company reported. "The territory of pumping station of the first rising of the Yuzhnodonbass water supply system was in the zone of attacks again. Currently, the territory is being examined for possible damages", - the report said.
An elderly man died at the Kargil checkpoint controlled by the "DNR" militants. Eyewitnesses reported this in social networks. "A man died at the Kargil this morning. The driver was elderly", "checkpoints turn into the gates to the kingdom come", "AH9462EO licence plate number of the car, yellow VAZ-2101", "I arrived at Kargil in the direction of Ukraine at 5.10 in the morning, got to the back of preferential line, there are still 10 cars ahead at the moment, impudence and bribery are thriving!!! It cannot be worse than now, only carriers drive all the morning without any conscience. He will not pass the end of the preferential line. The driver of the next car died and nobody cares!!! PEOPLE'S republic is for the people!", - Telegram users write.
Three thousand five hundred subscribers were left without water supply due to the leak in the water conduit in occupied Snizhne. This was reported by the fake "Ministry of Emergency Situations of the DNR".
The so-called "Prosecutor General's Office" of the "DNR" accused the "deputy head" of administration of one of the districts of occupied Donetsk in taking bribe. This was reported by the press service of the Prosecutor General's Office of the pseudo-republic. It was noted that "the accused contributed to a private entrepreneur in concluding a lease agreement for premises for conducting activities and received an unlawful monetary reward from the businessman in the amount of $840". It was not specified who exactly got caught on the bribe.