Five violations of the ceasefire were recorded in the area of the Joint Forces Operation on February 22, - the JFO headquarters reported. The armed formations of the Russian Federation opened fire on the Ukrainian positions from heavy and hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers in the area of responsibility of the East tactical force near the village of Avdiivka. A serviceman of the Armed Forces of Ukraine died as a result of the enemy shelling, another soldier sustained shrapnel wounds. The Russian occupation troops fired from hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers in the suburb of Marinka, and near Vodiane in Pryazovia, the enemy carried out remote mining of the terrain in the direction of our positions with POM-2 mines in addition to the use of grenade launchers and small arms.
23 717 cases of coronavirus disease were "officially" detected in the occupied areas of Donetsk oblast during the COVID-19 pandemic, 2 thousand patients died. These are the data of the so-called "Ministry of Health of the DNR". Thus, the mortality rate remains the highest in the world - 8.4% (1.9% in Ukraine and 2.2% in the world). Eight new cases of coronavirus infection were diagnosed in CADO over the past day, on February 21. In addition, six deaths have been reported. The occupiers also provide statistics on pneumonia over the day, which they refuse to associate with the coronavirus. Thus, 27 cases of "usual" pneumonia were identified. Of these, 13 patients were hospitalized. In total, 928 patients with pneumonia are on treatment, of which 475 are on oxygen support (+9 over the day).
The Makiivvuhillia association will be disbanded in the occupied territory of Donetsk oblast. This was reported in the separatist segment of social networks. So, a meeting was held in the so-called "Ministry of Coal Industry" last week to reorganize the association, then the information was conveyed by the directors of the mines to their subordinates. "Four mines are being transferred to Torezantratsyt - Ilovaiska, Holodna Balka, Kirova and Yasynivka-Hlyboka. The Kalynova-Skhidna mine joins Hirnyk-95 and is passed to private hands. The rest of the mines of former Makiivvuhillia will be transferred to the drainage mode and selectively transferred to the Restructuring. The Makiivvuhillia association, left without winning mines, will be disbanded", - local bloggers wrote.
The cost of refueling with gas at gas stations in the occupied areas of the Donetsk oblast increased by 1 Russian ruble. This was reported by the separatist media. "The gas station of the SE" RTK "has risen in price for gas by 1 ruble. So, the price for a liter of gas is 28 rubles", - the message said. The price of AI-100, AI-95 and AI-92 gasoline, as well as the cost of diesel fuel, remained at the same level. In particular, diesel fuel is sold at 49 rubles, A-92 gasoline – 46 rubles, A-95 - 47 rubles and A-100 - 58 rubles.
Six people were injured In CADO as a result of an accident on the Yenakiieve-Khartsyzsk highway in Makiivka. Separatist media wrote this with reference to the so-called "DNR traffic police". The accident occurred in the Soviet district of occupied Makiivka along the Yenakiieve-Khartsyzsk highway from the side of the village of Nyzhnia Krynka. "An Opel Astra was moving in the direction of Khartsyzsk. Its driver lost control, drove into the oncoming lane and collided with a Renault Trafic car moving in the opposite direction", - the message said. The driver and the passenger of the Opel Astra, as well as four passengers of Renault Trafic, were injured. All victims were hospitalized.
Acute intestinal infection (AII) was detected in several kindergartens of occupied Donetsk and Makiivka. Parents of the babies wrote this in local publics. So, it was reported that there were 12 children with suspected AII in one of the kindergartens, some were hospitalized. At the same time, the administration of the kindergarten prohibits disclosing this information, because "the sanitary station will demolish them later". The children are diagnosed with common ARVI in hospitals after treatment. This information is confirmed by local bloggers, specifying the details of the emergency. The main cause of infections was the negligence of employees in matters of hygiene. All of them were fined. At the same time, there is no information about the situation with AII in local kindergartens in the "official" separatist media.
A bridge in the occupied Chystiakove (formerly Torez) is in a critical condition, but not blocked, people are forced to walk on it. "You go and pray", "If it is snowing, you cannot go without mountaineering equipment", - local residents complained.
The Luhanskvoda enterprise, controlled by the "LNR" militants, suspended the water supply to Rovenky and a number of settlements of the Dovzhansk district due to an accident at the main water pipeline, separatist media wrote. "In connection with an accident at the Rovenky main water pipeline with a diameter of 800 mm, on February 22 from 03:15, the water supply to the city of Rovenky and the settlements of the Sverdlovsk district was stopped: (urban-type settlements) Pavlivka and Volodarsk, (village) Medvezhanka", - the message said. The completion of the repair work was not specified.