In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on January 25, 5 violations of the ceasefire were recorded, - the JFO headquarters reported. The Russian-occupation forces opened fire from 120-caliber mortars, anti-tank missile system, heavy anti-tank grenade launchers and large-caliber machine guns in the area of responsibility of the North tactical force near Pivdenne. The armed formations of the Russian Federation fired from grenade launchers of various systems, large-caliber machine guns and small arms not far from the village of Khutir Vilnyi. One Ukrainian soldier was wounded as a result of the enemy shelling. He was promptly taken to a hospital where he received the necessary medical assistance. The enemy opened fire from small arms in the area of responsibility of the East tactical force near Taramchuk and Vodiane in Pryazovia, and from an under-barrel grenade launcher near Vodiane. The Ukrainian defenders returned fire to the enemy shelling.
Occupation authorities of the so-called "LNR" confirmed that they had wounded a Ukrainian soldier in violation of the announced ceasefire. Andrey Marochko, who calls himself "Lieutenant Colonel of the LNR People's Militia", wrote this on his page in social networks. "One Ukrainian occupier received a warning in the area of ZOLOTE-4 today at about 12.00. We will send them to Bandera in case of repeated provocations", - traitor Marochko, who served in the Ukrainian police until 2014, and then defected to the side of the militants, wrote.
19 222 cases of COVID-19 were registered in the occupied territory of Donetsk oblast on January 25, of which 1702 were fatal, - the fake "DNR Ministry of Health" reported. Thus, the mortality rate from coronavirus infection is 8.85%, which is several times higher than that in the free Ukrainian territory - 1.87%. It was also reported that 44 more cases of "usual" pneumonia were detected over the day, hospitalization was required in 18 cases. In total, 1698 patients with pneumonia are being treated, of which 666 are on oxygen support (+10 over the day).
The Vneshtorgservis (VTS) company of Ukrainian businessman Serhiy Kurchenko, who fled to Russia, brought the metallurgical plant seized in occupied Donetsk out of its control due to unprofitability. This was written in the separatist segment of social networks. At the same time, the leadership of the Donetsk Metallurgical Plant (DMP) changed. Gennadiy Kukovinets was appointed the new director. "Now the plant is becoming OOO DMP. There will be joint work of DMP and YuMP (Yuzovsky Metallurgical Plant), an "exchange" of personnel is possible", - local bloggers reported. According to their information, all employees of the DMP were "asked" on January 19 to write applications for dismissal from the plant and for their recruitment to the OOO retroactively - on January 14 and 15, respectively. "They explained this by the fact that if they indicate the 14th and 15th, they will probably receive an advance payment in January. At the same time, the management may cut jobs and take not everyone to work at the DMP", - the message warned.
School graduates in the occupied territory of Donetsk oblast will be able to pass the Russian "Unified State Exam" (USE).
In the occupied territory of Donetsk region, school graduates will be able to pass the Russian "Unified State Exam" (USE). This was announced by Lyubov Volkova, who calls herself "the head of the service for control and supervision in the field of education and science". According to her, this became possible due to the interaction of the occupation authorities with the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation, Rosobrnadzor and the Committee on Education and Science of the Federal Assembly of the State Duma of the Russian Federation. "According to the information provided, Rosobrnadzor has approved four points for holding the Unified State Examination of the Russian Federation on the territory of the DNR", - Volkova stated.
There was a road accident with two dead in the Kirovskyi district. This was said in the summary of the fake "DNR Ministry of Emergency Situations". "A driver of the Mitsubishi Lancer collided with a tree at the intersection of Petrovskoho and Naturalistov streets, as a result of which the driver and the passenger were killed", - the report said. The bodies of the two men had to be unblocked with a hydraulic tool from the car had to be unblocked with a hydraulic tool.