In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on December 23, the armed formations of the Russian Federation violated the ceasefire 3 times, - the headquarters of the JFO reported. The enemy fired at the positions of our units from grenade launchers of various systems and heavy machine guns. There are no casualties among the members of the Joint Forces as a result of the enemy shelling.
The "DNR" leader Denis Pushilin canceled the curfew for the period from New Year to Christmas. This was stated in the order of the head of the occupation administration. The curfew will be suspended from 23:00 on December 31, 2019 to 05:00 on January 08, 2020, - the leader of the "DNR" ordered.
A passenger of the Renault car tried to venally smuggle 4 thousand euros into the occupied territory through the Novotroitske checkpoint. This was reported by the press service of the Donetsk border detachment. The citizen offered a 50-euro bribe to the border to "resolve the issue" regarding the unhindered crossing of the demarcation line, and was refused. This fact was reported to employees of the National Police.
A drunk driver of the Opel Astra drove into a transmission tower in occupied Donetsk and crashed into the building's facade. This was reported by the so-called "DNR MIA". "In the Kalininskyi district of Donetsk, the 29-year-old Opel Astra driver did not choose a safe speed, lost control over the drive, drove outside the carriageway and hit a transmission tower. After a collision, the uncontrolled car continued to move and hit a building's facade", - the report said. The driver and the passenger received bodily injuries as a result of the accident.