Situation in the area of the Joint Forces Operation on November 19 was controlled by Ukrainian soldiers, - the JFO headquarters reported. Russian occupation forces violated the peace agreements reached once during the day: the enemy opened fire from a grenade launcher and small arms in the area of Avdiivka. One member of the Joint Forces was wounded by shrapnel As a result of enemy shots, one member of the Joint Forces sustained shrapnel wounds. The warrior was promptly taken to a medical facility, where he is provided with proper medical care. His health condition is satisfactory. The OSCE representatives were notified of the fact of the ceasefire violation by armed formations of the Russian Federation.
Occupation authorities of the "DNR" admitted that there was an explosion at the Skochinsky coal mine in Donetsk. This was said in the report of the so-called "commission to investigate the causes of the emergency". It was noted that previously, "a firedamp explosion occurred after the fire had started underground" at the Skochinsky mine. Three employees of the "Ministry of Emergency Situations" were injured as a result of the explosion. 26 workers were underground at the time of the emergency, 22 of them were evacuated. Four miners have gone missing. They are still not searching for due to the high level gas in the workings. "After stabilization of the gas situation, a decision will be made to resume prospecting work", - the "commission's" report said. It was noted that relatives of the missing miners were at the mine. Psychologists are working with them.
219 cases of coronavirus disease (23%) and 72 cases of "usual" pneumonia were detected in the occupied territory of Donetsk oblast over the day. These are the "official" data of the fake "DNR Ministry of Health". In addition, 18 more deaths were recorded - men aged 58 to 97 years and women aged 41 to 83 years died. In total, 9487 cases of COVID-19 infection were registered on November 19, of which there were 864 deaths. Thus, the mortality rate is 9.1%, which is several times higher than in the free territory of Ukraine and in the world. In addition, it was reported that a total of 1834 patients with pneumonia are being treated, of which 504 are on oxygen support (+13 over the day).
Occupation authorities of the "DNR" require mandatory "legalization" of passports of Ukrainian citizens issued to local residents after July 2014. Separatist media wrote this. It was reported that both ID-cards and paper passports of Ukrainian citizens must be "registered" in the "DNR". This requirement was explained by the need to issue the "DNR" address certificate for the subsequent receipt of the "DNR passport". "You receive an address certificate, which contains data from a new passport of a citizen of Ukraine, as well as registration at the place of residence. The address certificate enables the "DNR" state bodies to accept ID-cards and passports of Ukrainian citizens", - separatists wrote. The "DNR Migration Service" promise to issue address certificates within three days, without putting any marks in the passport of a citizen of Ukraine. "Having an address certificate, you can apply for a passport of the "DNR" citizen", - it was reported in the "republic".
A road traffic accident with the death of a person occurred in the occupied Donetsk region. This was reported by the so-called "DNR MIA". "In the Sovetsky district of Makiivka, a driver of the FIAT-Linea car, which was moving along the Khartsyzsk-Yenakiieve highway from the village of Nyzhnia Krynka in the direction of Khartsyzsk, drove into the oncoming lane in the area of the village of Krasny Oktyabr and collided with a Mercedes Benz 609D car moving in the opposite direction"- the report said. As a result of the road accident, the 52-year-old driver of the FIAT-Linea car died from injuries on scene.
In the occupied territory of Donetsk oblast, two employees of the Voda Donbassa company found themselves under a blockage of soil and could not free themselves on their own. This was reported by the fake "DNR Ministry of Emergency Situations". The incident occurred in the area of occupied Khartsyzk. "The rescue operations were complicated, first of all, by the possibility of repeated caving. Constantly maintaining contact with the victims and acting extremely carefully, the rescuers excavated the ground and pulled them out from under the blockage using a rescue rope", - the report said. The injured were transferred to the ambulance workers and were hospitalized in the Khartsyzsk hospital in a state of moderate severity.