In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on December 26, the armed forces of the Russian Federation violated the ceasefire 7 times, - the JFO headquarters reported. The enemy fired at the positions of our units from grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and other small arms. There are no casualties among the members of the Joint Forces as a result of the enemy shelling.
The exchange of prisoners between Ukraine and the occupation authorities of CALDO according to the formula "all for all" will be held on December 29, 2019. This was reported by the Russian Kommersant, citing its own sources.
An elderly man was hospitalized in critical condition from a checkpoint controlled by the "DNR" militants on the Horlivka-Bakhmut road corridor, - the so-called "Ministry of Emergency Situations of the DNR" reported. The man of advanced age was provided with the emergency medical service on spot, then he was transferred to the emergency medical service providers for further hospitalization. "The man was hospitalized in a medical institution of the city of Horlivka in critical condition", - the report said.
The so-called "DNR" counted the number of concerts given by representatives of the "Russian stage" in occupied Donetsk, most of which are unknown or forgotten in Russia. This was reported by separatist media. According to executive director of the so-called Russian Center non-governmental organization Yelena Yevsieyeva, about 25 "concerts" were organized in the occupied territory of Donetsk oblast in 2019 with the participation of "popular performers" from the Russian Federation.
Leader of the "LNR" Leonid Pasechnik canceled the curfew in the occupied territory of Luhansk oblast from New Year to Christmas by his "decree", - separatist media wrote. The curfew will be canceled from 23:00 on December 31, 2019 to 04:00 on January 8, 2020. The curfew is in force on the territory of the so-called "LNR" daily from 23.00 to 04.00.