In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on May 27, the armed formations of the Russian Federation fired on our positions 2 times, - the JFO headquarters reported. In particular, the armed formations of the Russian Federation deliberately fired at area of separation of forces and means No.2 Zolote from small arms. Our soldiers opened fire in response from the available fire means to stop the enemy's aggressive actions. There are no losses in the ranks of the Joint Forces due to the enemy shelling. Situation in the area of the operation remains fully controlled by Ukrainian defenders.
The "DNR" Russian occupation forces began to conduct enhanced training of tank units. The militants claim that by improving their skills in firing live ammunition and moving tank columns, they are preparing for a "maneuverable defensive battle."
The "DNR" occupation authorities recognized 435 cases of COVID-19 as of May 27. This was said in report of the fake "Ministry of Health". It was noted that 26 cases of COVID-19 were recorded in CADO over the previous day. In total, 313 people are under treatment, 14 of the patients died.
Three hospitals in CADO are fully or partially quarantined due to the threat of extension of COVID-19. This was stated by the so-called "Minister of Health" of the "DNR" Olga Dolgoshapko, - separatist media wrote. One of the medical facilities under quarantine is the Dokuchaievsk City Hospital. The facility was quarantined for two weeks after a nurse from the obstetrics and gynecology department was detected with COVID-19, who, being infected, continued to go to work with fever and could infect her colleagues. According to Dolgoshapko, other employees of the medical institution were hospitalized with the positive results of tests for coronavirus after this case. Quarantine was also enforced in several departments of the Donetsk Clinical Territorial Medical Association, hospital No.2 in Makiivka was partially closed, the issue of enforcing quarantine in hospital No.24 of occupied Donetsk is being addressed.
Water supply to a number of cities in the occupied territory of Luhansk oblast will be reduced from May 29 in connection with the "planned repair of the water conduit", - separatist media wrote. "In connection with the planned repair work on the water conduit on May 29 from 15.00… water supply will be reduced to consumers in the settlements: Brianka - by 60%; Stakhanov - by 70%; Kirovsk, Annenka, Sabivka, Lomuvatka, Chervony Prapor, Almazna, The Stakhanov Ferroalloy Plant - by 100%", - the report said. The conduit will be chlorinated and flushed after completion of the repair work. They promise to restore water supply only after a week - on June 4.