In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on January 21, the illegal armed formations of the Russian Federation fired at our positions twice, - the JFO headquarters reported. The occupiers fired at the JF positions from 82 mm mortars prohibited by the Minsk agreements, as well as from a tripod-mounted man-portable antitank gun, heavy machine guns and other small arms. There are no casualties among the Joint Forces members as a result of the enemy shelling.
Deputy commander of the special forces of the "DNR MIA" Alexey Krivulia ("Green") was shot dead in occupied Donetsk. This was reported by staff propagandist of the "republic" Daniil Bezsonov in social network. Krivulia joined the ranks of the "DNR" illegal armed formations in the spring of 2014 and was added to the Myrotvorets database as "accomplice of the Russian occupiers". Social networks report that the militant was killed at his own entrance hall by a shot in the back.
The so-called "rector" of the fake "Donbass Law Academy of the DNR" Sergey Goncharov was detained in an attempt to organize a contract murder. This was written by former militant of the "republic" Yevgeniy Tinianskiy ("Karaul") in his Telegram. Shortly before this, the so-called "Ministry of Education", headed by Kushakov, deprived this "university" of accreditation in connection with "gross violations". According to Tinianskiy, offended by the "minister" Goncharov, "relying on the support of Pushilin", decided to order the murder of Kushakov. However, the killer he found turned out to be an unofficial employee of the so-called "DNR MIA" and ratted out the customer.
The International Committee of the Red Cross sent five trucks with humanitarian aid to the temporarily occupied territory of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts, - the press service of the State Border Guard Service reported. "5 trucks with humanitarian aid from the International Committee of the Red Cross proceeded through the Novotroitske checkpoint in the direction of the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine", - the report said. Food and hygiene kits with a total weight of 100.9 tons were sent to the residents of Donbass.
The Luhanskvoda enterprise controlled by the "LNR" militants cut off the water supply to part of occupied Luhansk in connection with the accident, separatist media wrote. It was reported that in connection with the emergency at the Hostra Mohyla pumping station, water was cut off along the streets: Novopromyshlennaya, Tsimlyanskaya, Dneprovskaya, Akkumuliatornaya, Krasnodonskaya, Pereyaslovskaya, Vereshchagina, Gastello, Koshevogo, Ladygina, Molodiozhnaya, Vedenina, Volgodonskaya, 40 years of the All-Union Leninist Young Communist League, Zootehnicheskaya, Yuzhnoukrayinskaya, Vladimirovskaya, Miusinskaya, Ekspeditsyonnaya, Krasnopartizanskaya, Rovenkovskaya, Lesoparkovaya; quarters: the proletariat of Donbass, 50 years of the USSR formation; the villages of Vydny, Hostra Mohyla, Higher Military Aviation School of Navigators; healthcare institutions: 8th hospital, oncology dispensary, blood transfusion station. The date of the resumption of water supply was not indicated.
An 84-year-old man died at the Stanitsa Luganskaya checkpoint in the morning. This was stated in a message on the website of the Right to Protection charitable foundation. The pensioner felt seedy on the way from the territory not controlled by Ukraine at about 8.00 after he crossed the bridge. He was assisted by representatives of the Red Cross prior to the arrival of the ambulance, but they failed to save the man.
Two fishermen from the occupied village of Sabivka of the Slovianoserbsk district and Luhansk blew up on unidentified explosive devices on the banks of the Siverskyi Donets River. This was reported by the so-called "Ministry of Emergency Situations of the LNR". According to the source, a 67-year-old man was riding a bicycle in the direction of the village of Zhovte. He was taken to a clinical hospital with injuries to the right hand, forearm and face. The second case of an explosion occurred in the village of Pankivka on the banks of the Siverskyi Donets River, when a 55-year-old resident of Luhansk was returning from fishing. The man was taken to hospital with a diagnosis of "mine-blast trauma, traumatic amputation of the lower third of the right lower leg and multiple fragmentation wounds of the left lower leg.