In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on May 13, 7 violations of the ceasefire were recorded by the Russian occupation forces, - the JFO headquarters reported. The enemy opened fire from heavy machine guns, light and heavy anti-tank grenade launchers near the settlement of Verkhnyotoretske three times. The occupiers twice fired in the direction of Pisky from heavy machine guns and heavy anti-tank grenade launchers. Russian mercenaries opened fire from small arms, automatic heavy and hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers near the village of Novotroitske, and from heavy anti-tank grenade launchers - near the village of Pivdenne. A serviceman of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was killed in the zone of responsibility of the East tactical force by the enemy sniper bullet of illegal armed formations of the Russian Federation.
The "LNR" occupiers announced holding of a reserve training of the "people's militia" fighters, in which 3 thousand so-called "reservists" should participate. This was said in the "decree of head of the LNR" Leonid Pasechnik. The "training" of the militants was scheduled from May 17 to May 21. The occupiers were also obliged to attract 198 units of vehicles for "recruiting the units of the People's Militia of the LPR, military formations and bodies or the "military training" the invaders were also obliged to attract 198 units of vehicles for "recruiting the units of People's Militia of the LNR, military formations and bodies".
Another 269 cases of coronavirus disease were detected in the occupied areas of Donetsk oblast. This was reported by the so-called "Ministry of Health of the DNR". In addition, another 14 people died from the consequences of coronavirus over the day. In total, as of May 13, 34 764 people were infected with COVID-19 in CADO, 4755 patients are undergoing treatment (inpatient and outpatient), 2597 people died. Thus, the mortality rate remains at an incomparably high level - 7.5% (it is 2.2% in the free territory of Ukraine and 2.1% - in the world). 182 cases of "usual" pneumonia, which the occupiers refuse to associate with coronavirus infection, were also detected over the day. This is 111 cases more than in the past day. Of these, 129 patients were hospitalized. In total, 1742 patients with pneumonia are being treated, of which 714 are on oxygen support (+56 over the day).
Doctors registered 4 430 cases of coronavirus infection in the occupied territory of Luhansk oblast, separatist media wrote. Three more deaths were also reported over the past day.
Workers of the Donfrost refrigerator production plant in occupied Donetsk, which was called Nord before the Russian occupation and belonged to businessman Valentyn Landyk, complain about the beggarly wages - at the local rate of hryvnia - up to $145. They wrote this in the separatist segment of social networks. According to a local blogger, salaries at Donfrost range from $94 to $148. "If you work 12 or more hours per shift, you can get up to $269. This is a top end for the highest-paid specialties, except for the management of the enterprise", - the blogger informed. "The reasons are trivial. Small turnover, no demand for products, no orders. Donfrost's plan is too small. But people are not overly imbued with this, since they perform their duties in full during their working hours", - the blogger wrote, having specified that the Donfrost website reported dozens of unclaimed openings.