Situation in the area of the Joint Forces Operation on 5 November escalated. The armed formations of the Russian Federation and its mercenaries have violated the ceasefire agreements eight times since the beginning of the day, - the JFO headquarters reported. Thus, the enemy used small arms in the area of responsibility of the East tactical force near Starohnativka. The enemy violated the ceasefire near the settlement of Vodiane twice: he used small arms in the morning and 82 mm mortars in the afternoon. In addition, Russian occupation forces opened fire from grenade launchers of various systems and small arms not far from Avdiivka three times. Two more violations were recorded in the area of responsibility of the North tactical force near the settlement of Popasna. The enemy used an unmanned aerial vehicle here to drop a VOG-17 round over the positions of the Joint Forces. One serviceman of the Joint Forces sustained shrapnel wounds as a result of the VOG-17 detonation. The warrior was promptly taken to a medical facility, where he is provided with proper medical care. The military health is satisfactory. The OSCE representatives were immediately informed about the insolent and insidious actions of the Russian occupation forces.
The "DNR court" in occupied Donetsk sentenced Alexander Bolotin, a popular blogger in local social media groups, to a fine and 9 months in prison. Defender of the Russian world Roman Manekin wrote this. "The Kuibyshevskyi Interdistrict Court of Donetsk sentenced Alexander Bolotin to a fine of $250 today. Plus nine months behind bars at the stage of pre-trial and judicial investigation", - Manekin reported, having added that "the criminal case against Alexander Bolotin has been closed, but it will finally be closed after consideration by the appeals instance". Since Bolotin has already served his sentence in a pre-trial detention center, he is returning home today, as his wife Nadiezhda Bolotina informed on the social network.
81 cases of coronavirus infection have been detected in the occupied territory of Donetsk oblast over the past day. This was reported by the fake "DNR Ministry of Health". In total, there are 7285 confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection and 646 deaths as of November 5. At the same time, 623 deaths were reported yesterday. Therefore, 23 people have died from coronavirus over the past day. The occupiers also identified 106 cases of pneumonia during the day, which they refuse to associate with coronavirus infection. Of these, 59 people were hospitalized. In total, 2328 patients with pneumonia are undergoing treatment, of which 518 are on oxygen support (+35 over the day).
The fake "Ministry of Emergency Situations of the DNR" conducted a "check of units before crisis situations training" in the occupied territory of Donetsk oblast", - separatist media wrote. It was reported that a gathering of personnel was organized during the readiness review, engineering, rescue, special and fire-fighting equipment were checked. It was specified that "during the inspection, special attention was paid to the state of equipment and the skills of personnel necessary for the elimination of fires and emergencies". The occupiers previously reported that they wanted to work out "joint actions of the relevant departments of the "DNR" and "LNR" in the event of crises caused by a threat from Ukraine" from November 10 to 14.
The occupied territory of Donetsk oblast began to destroy Ukrainian literature in the libraries of schools and universities. This was written in social networks. The process of withdrawing books in Ukrainian from school libraries began this summer, and now it has been continued in a clone of the Ukrainian university - Donetsk National University. "Now they got to the university. All Ukrainian textbooks and fiction are being prepared for disposal and utilization… There is a priceless literature stock: the shelves with Stus, Zabuzhko, Franko, Honchar… They are going to destroy the entire Ukrainian revival", - the Donetsk residents wrote. Users were actively commenting on the situation, offering the "DNR" not to destroy, but sell the books. They also wrote that "it looks like civilization in Donetsk is over". "But they are not repressers, no, what are you talking about… After all, the books are not burned openly on the squares… For now, in any case… But in general, this is scary - we lived with these individuals in the same state!.. The hatred of Ukraine is satanic…", - the users commented.
The "DNR" will open the Olenivka checkpoint in the occupied territory of Donetsk oblast on November 6. This was reported by the so-called "interdepartmental operational headquarters to prevent the import and spread of a new coronavirus infection caused by 2019-nCoV", which gives permission to enter the occupied territory. "On Friday, November 6, 2020, the Olenivka checkpoint will allow citizens to pass from 9:00 to 18:00 for entry and exit", - the report said. You must obtain permission from the "operational headquarters for coronavirus" to enter from the occupied territory of Donetsk region, and to leave, you need to have a residence permit in the free territory of Ukraine. It was clarified that the occupiers require that those who enter fill out a consent form for being sent to the inpatient department of a healthcare institution for examination. Those who wish can take a paid rapid test for a new coronavirus infection when crossing the checkpoint. In case of a negative result, it is necessary to give consent to stay in self-isolation at home at the place of residence (stay). If the test turns out to be positive, the patients are sent to the inpatient department of the healthcare institution for further examination.
Part of the settlements of the Slovianoserbsk district in the occupied Luhansk region was left without water due to repairs at the Rodakove water intake, separatist media wrote. Thus, the water supply to the urban-type settlement of Rodakove, the villages of Sukhodil, Khrustalnyi, Novodachne and Zamostia of the Slovianoserbsk district was stopped. The shortage of water in the cities of Alchevsk, Perevalsk, Brianka, Kadiivka and Holubovsk will be 30%. In addition, the water supply to Rovenky and part of the Dovzhansk district was stopped due to repairs on the main water pipeline.
Doctors registered 1618 cases of coronavirus infection in the occupied Luhansk region, separatist media wrote. It is also known about four deaths over the last day.