Situation in the area of the Joint Forces Operation on November 24 was controlled by units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and other components of the defense forces, - the JFO headquarters reported. Two violations of the ceasefire were recorded during the day: Russian-occupation forces opened fire from a grenade launcher and small arms in the area of responsibility of the North tactical force not far from Shumy, a sniper was working in the other direction, in the suburb of Avdiivka. A member of the Joint Forces suffered a gunshot wound as a result of a shot from the enemy sniper. The critically injured Ukrainian defender was urgently taken to a hospital, where military doctors were fighting for his life. Unfortunately, the carried out acute resuscitation amounted to nothing. It was not possible to save the life of the warrior. The Joint Forces Command expresses its sincere condolences to the family and friends of the deceased. Representatives of the OSCE were immediately informed about the insolent and insidious actions of the armed formations of the Russian Federation and its mercenaries.
10 004 cases of coronavirus disease were "officially" recognized in the occupied Donetsk region on November 24. Of these, 925 were fatal, - the fake "DNR Ministry of Health" reported. Thus, the mortality rate in the occupied territory of Donetsk region increased to 9.25%, which is several times higher than that in the free territory of Ukraine. It was also reported that 160 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified over the past day. 10 deaths were registered - men aged 41 to 80 years and women aged 44 to 87 years died. In addition, occupiers revealed 79 cases of "usual" pneumonia over the day, which is 31 cases more than in over the past day. Of these, the patients were hospitalized in 54 cases. A total of 1666 patients with pneumonia are being treated, of them 485 are on oxygen support (+17 over the day).
Russian coal companies in the occupied territory of Donetsk oblast are actively recruiting miners to work in Yakutia. This was reported by a blogger of the separatist segment of social networks. "All conditions have been created in the coal industry for the most active and able-bodied part of the mines collectives to seek a better life outside the republics. Nobody wants to spend the best years of life risking their lives for pennies, begging them from the management for six months. A large number of mines were simply closed as unprofitable, and the miners are also forced to look for alternative earnings, mostly in Russia", - the blogger wrote. For example, he reported that the Russian Kolmar LLC was actively "recruiting" miners from the occupied Donbas, offering work in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). At the same time, it was noted that "good salaries are a plus, but life here is quite expensive. Renting a three-room apartment will cost at least $520 a month, and the food is much more expensive than in the republics. But this is not the biggest problem, the worst is a very long and very cold winter: -40 can last for weeks, and everyone who has the opportunity are evacuated from there for the winter period".
A fire broke out at the non-operational Remmash enterprise in occupied Horlivka, - the so-called "Ministry of Emergency Situations of the DNR" reported. An emergency happened in the Kalininskyi district of the city - the dilapidated building of the non-functioning Remmash LLC Horlivska plant burned down, the occupiers wrote. It was specified that the fire destroyed the roof on an area of 1800 sq. m.
The movement of trolleybus No.8 was stopped in occupied Donetsk in the afternoon of November 24 due to an accident on Shevchenko Boulevard, - was reported in social networks. "An accident involving two cars occurred on Shevchenko Blvd. (in the area of the Tuhan-Baranovskyi DonNUET) at 13:30. The movement of trolleybus No.8 was stopped", - the message said.
The water supply to Kadiivka (formerly Stakhanov) in the occupied Luhansk region has been reduced due to repair work on the main water pipeline. This was stated in the report of the so-called "Ministry of Emergency Situations of the LNR". It was indicated that the water supply to the city's consumers has been reduced by 30%.