6 violations of the ceasefire by the armed formations of the Russian Federation were recorded in the area of the Joint Forces Operation on April 21, - the JFO headquarters reported. Russian occupiers opened fire from 120-caliber mortars near the settlements of Pisky and Pivdenne, and from 82-mm mortars, automatic heavy grenade launchers and heavy machine guns - near Shumy and Pervomaisk. The enemy opened fire from an infantry fighting vehicle near the village of Novhorodske, and from heavy anti-tank grenade launchers - near Kamianka. There are no combat losses among the Ukrainian defenders.
121 more cases of "usual" pneumonia were detected in the occupied territory of the Donetsk region, which is 17 cases more than in the previous day. This was reported by the so-called "Ministry of Health of the DNR". Of the new cases, 92 people were hospitalized. In total, 1285 patients with pneumonia are now being treated, which the occupiers refuse to associate with the coronavirus. 573 of them are on oxygen support (+27 over the day). Also, 184 cases of COVID-19 were detected in CADO over the day. Another 14 patients died. In total, as of April 21, there are 21 821 cases of COVID-19 infection: 4094 patients are on treatment (inpatient and outpatient), 2427 people died. The mortality rate remains the highest in the world along with CALO - 7.6% (2.1% - in the free territory Ukraine and 2.1% - in the world).
The so-called "LNR migration service" is ready to "increase the rate of acceptance of documents" from residents of the occupied territory of Luhansk oblast to obtain Russian citizenship under simplified procedure. This was stated by leader of the militants of the "LNR MIA" Igor Kornet, separatist media wrote. According to him, the process of accepting documents does not stop. "It is constantly being improved and thanks to this, we are now ready even to increase our pace", - Kornet stated.
Festive events, including evening fireworks, were announced in occupied Donetsk on May 9 and 11. This was reported by separatist media. In addition to the "military parade" of their militants in Donetsk on May 9, the occupiers are organizing a march of the "Immortal Regiment", in which they threaten to attract about 100 thousand people. The march will end in the Leninsky Komsomol Park, where a rally will be held, a field kitchen will be brought and a concert will be organized. Mass events are also promised in the Shcherbakov Park.
Tram traffic on route No.10 in occupied Donetsk was stopped due to rail breakage. This was reported in social networks by Alexey Kulemzin, who calls himself the "head of the city administration". "The movement of trams on route No.10 has been temporarily suspended. A break in the rail head has occurred along the Livoberezhna Street. The repair work is underway", - the "head" reported.
In occupied Donetsk, Alexey Kulemzin, who calls himself the "head of the administration", reported on the social network about the city's "achievement": "A new passenger shelter equipped with a roof and a place to sit was installed on the Universytetska street at the Shakhtarska square public transport stop!"