In the area of the Joint Forces Operation from the beginning of April 22, the armed forces of the Russian Federation fired at 11 positions of the Joint Forces, including twice - using 82 mm mortars prohibited by the Minsk agreements. This was reported by the JFO headquarters. One soldier of the Joint Forces died and one Ukrainian defender was injured as a result of shelling. The Joint Forces' units gave an adequate response to the enemy provocations. Losses of the enemy are being specified.
Ukrainian Ombudsman Lyudmila Denisova stated the transfer of 60 prisoners from CALO. "Now thanks to the negotiations, in the town of Shchastya, we were handed over 60 citizens of Ukraine, who were in penitentiary institutions of the Luhansk oblast and were detained or serving sentences for the crimes committed at the time of the occupation of Donbass", - she noted. According to her, it was possible to move 195 citizens of Ukraine from the occupied part of Luhansk oblast for the period from December 2018 to April 2019. Of them, 34 people have already been released.
The fire started in the converter shop of the Yenakiieve Iron and Steel Works in occupied Yenakiieve. This was reported by the press service of the so-called "Ministry of Emergency Situations". The fire destroyed the inner covering, control panel, electrical cable and glazing of the underhung magnetic crane. There are no victims or injured. Technical process was not stopped.
An attempt by the "LNR" occupiers to recruit a Ukrainian citizen for carrying out intelligence and subversive activities against Ukraine has been prevented in the Luhansk oblast, - the headquarters of the Joint Forces Operation reported. The so-called "Ministry of State Security of the LNR" tried to recruit a citizen of Ukraine - one of the residents of the Stanytsia-Luhanska district.
A 59-year-old man, his 52-year-old wife and two grandchildren, aged 5 and 11, were killed by a fire in a detached house in occupied Sorokyne of the Luhansk region. This was reported by the so-called "Ministry of Emergency Situations of the LNR".
65 babies were born in Donetsk from April 15 to 21: 29 boys and 36 girls. This was reported by the city occupation administration.
43 babies were born in Luhansk from April 15 to 20: 24 boys and 19 girls. This was reported by the city occupation administration.