In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on January 29, the armed forces of the Russian Federation violated the ceasefire 6 times, - the JFO headquarters reported. The enemy fired at the Ukrainian positions from 120 mm and 82 mm mortars prohibited by the Minsk agreements, as well as from grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and other small arms. The JF positions took fire not far from Marinka, near the village of Pisky, Orikhove and Novotoshkivske. "Ukrainian defenders gave an adequate response from the authorized weapons, forcing the enemy to stop shelling. There were no losses among the Joint Forces troops as a result of the enemy shelling", - the headquarters reported.
The Komsomolets Donbasu coal mine in CADO stopped shipping coal. This was reported to OstroV by the employee of the so-called "Ministry of Coal and Energy of the DNR". "On January 27, the mine stopped shipping coal. There are no empty cars. At least until February 1, workers from the producing units were sent on the unpaid leave", - the source told. He also reported that the company retained monthly salary arrears. "15% of the salary was paid in December. The debts for November and October were paid off", - the source added. As reported, the so-called "Organized Crime Control Bureau of the DNR MIA" detained director of the Komsomolets Donbasu mine Andriy Vashura. He is allegedly accused of embezzlement of funds. He refused to ship coal to the Pushilinsky Coal House (controlled by head of the "DNR" grouping Denis Pushilin) until the full payment of wage arrears to the staff.
The so-called "Ministry of Education and Science of the LNR" forms a "new pedagogical ideology" in the "republic". This was stated by "Minister of Education" Sergey Tsemkalo, separatist media wrote. "We have a new state and we start from the beginning. We are trying to get rid of all that superfluous that was in education… I do not remember from the Ukrainian period of education, when no experiment was conducted, the experiments were carried out constantly. Everything was done to destroy those classical approaches in education. That is, anything was introduced, and sometimes, without any preparation and study", - Tsemkalo stated. However, Tsemkalo was not able to offer anything other than "classical approaches in education" instead of "experiments from the Ukrainian period", criticized by him without specifics and indications of "experiments from the Ukrainian period".
The Luhanskvod enterprise controlled by the "LNR" militants is trying to restore water supply to the village of Rodakove and three villages of the occupied Slovianoserbsk district, stopped due to the repairs on distribution networks, separatist media wrote. "Due to several leaks along the Vokzalna Street in Rodakove, water supply to a number of settlements - Rodakove, Zamostia, Krasnyi Luch and Novodachne, was cut off", - the report said.
The bodies of two men, 33 and 36 years old, were discovered in one of the private garages in occupied Antratsyt, - the so-called "Ministry of Emergency Situations of the LNR" reported. It was reported that the dead were found in the garage, which was locked inside. "The men were inside the car with no signs of life. The cause of death was established soon - poisoning by exhaust gases", - the report said.