In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on March 10, four violations of the ceasefire by the armed formations of the Russian Federation were recorded, - the JFO headquarters reported. The occupiers opened provocative fire from a hand-held anti-tank grenade launcher and a large-caliber machine gun towards the Ukrainian defenders in the area of responsibility of the North tactical force in the suburbs of the villages of Pivdenne and Troitske. The occupation troops fired at our positions from automatic heavy-duty grenade launchers in the area of responsibility of the East tactical force not far from Avdiivka and Vodiane in Pryazovia. Ukrainian defenders did not succumb to provocative actions by the armed formations of the Russian Federation, they did not open fire in response. There are no casualties among our soldiers.
As of March 10, 25 787 cases of coronavirus disease were confirmed in the occupied areas of Donetsk oblast, 2098 people died. This was reported by the so-called "Ministry of Health of the DNR". Thus, the mortality rate from COVID-19 in CADO remains very high - 8.1% (for comparison, 1.9% - in Ukraine and 2.2% - in the world). Today, 6 154 patients continue to be treated. 270 new cases of coronavirus infection were diagnosed over the day. In addition, six deaths have been reported. The occupiers also report that 89 cases of "usual" pneumonia were detected over the day, 69 of them were hospitalized. A total of 928 patients with "usual" pneumonia are being treated, of which 455 are on oxygen support (+27 over the day).
Authorities of the so-called "DNR" did not allow Ruslan Marmazov, a former press secretary of FC Shakhtar, an active supporter of the "Russian world" in the Donbas, into the occupied territory of Donetsk oblast. He wrote this on his Facebook. According to him, he was going to come to Donetsk from Russia on March 10, but the "DNR" security officials refused him entry. "Today I was anticipating that I would spend the night at home in Donetsk. But they did not let me into the "DNR". A pleasant senior warrant officer, who did not give his last name, said that I was prohibited from entering the territory of the DNR. By whom, why, and so on, of course, he does not know. And I believe in that. Another thing is embarrassing. The sheer fact, as the phrase goes. The internal enemy is no less dangerous than the external one. I return to Moscow in not the best mood. I am sorry that something like this is possible at my home, in the Donbas", - the separatist complained. He clarified later that he has a "DNR passport", which he received one of the first, and is registered in occupied Donetsk.
Prices for fish, milk, bread, flour and pasta have "officially" grown in the occupied territory of Donetsk oblast by 2-3 rubles since January. Unofficially, the increase in some items reaches 9 rubles. This was reported by separatist media with reference to the data of the so-called "Ministry of Economic Development of the DNR". It was also reported that chicken eggs "officially" cost 70-80 rubles. In reality, the dozen will cost 90 rubles and more in small shops in Donetsk, working until late in the evening. According to the average "official" data, they ask for 117 rubles for sunflower oil. It was unofficially reported that 130 is not the limit. Chicken fillet in Donetsk costs more than 250 rubles per kg.
A robbery attack on a woman postman took place in occupied Donetsk. This was reported by the fake "DNR MIA". The suspects - a man, born in 1987 and a girl, born in 2000 - were detained. Local publics wrote that the robbery was committed in the Proletarskyi district, in the postman's house, where malefactors in balaclavas were waiting for the woman. She was hit on the head several times with a bottle, her bag with money and her mobile phone were taken away, and then she was thrown into the basement. "The malefactors received $88 and the Phoenix top up vouchers", - the messages said. The defendants face 10 years in prison under the "legislation of the DNR".
The water supply to occupied Khartsyzsk will be stopped on March 11 due to an accident at the water pipe. This was reported by the so-called "Ministry of Construction of the DNR". "In connection with the repair work to restore the water conduit with a diameter of 400 millimeters along the address: Postysheva Street - Voznesenskoho Street, the water supply to the city of Khartsyzk will be cut off on March 11", - the message said.
There was a road accident near the "Golden Ring" in occupied Donetsk, as a result of which the movement of trams on four routes was suspended. This was announced by Alexey Kulemzin, who calls himself "the head of the city administration", in social networks. Minibus No.19 and tram No.3 got into the accident. "The movement of trams on routes No.3, 4, 5 and 8 has been temporarily suspended due to the accident in the area of the Cosmos circus: a collision of tram No.3 with route taxi No.19. There are no injured", - Kulemzin wrote.
Two men were killed and three were injured as a result of a grenade explosion in occupied Snizhne. This was reported by the fake "DNR MIA". "On the eve of the incident, the friends drank alcoholic beverages. In the midst of the feast, the 45-year-old owner took out a grenade and pulled the pin out of it", - the message said. Three people received bodily injuries of varying severity as a result of the explosion of the ammunition. Men, born in 1958 and 1980, suffered injuries incompatible with life.