In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on January 13, two violations of the ceasefire by the armed formations of the Russian Federation with the use of weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements were recorded, - the headquarters of the JFO reported. Russian mercenaries opened fire with 82mm mortars тear Prychepylivka. The enemy fired from 120 mm mortars not far from Stanytsia Luhanska. There are no losses among the military personnel of the Joint Forces as a result of the enemy actions.
Leader of the "DNR" Denis Pushilin signed a "decree" on the work of the so-called "mobilization department". This was reported by the separatist media. The "document", in particular, stated that the "mobilization department" would carry out certain supervisory measures within the stipulated time frame, participate in mobilization preparation and territorial defense measures. And "local governments" should assist this department in its activities.
Shifts among the so-called "heads of administrations" of cities and districts in the occupied part of the Donetsk region are promised in the very near future. This was reported by one of the separatist Telegram channels, citing "authoritative" sources. For example, this refers to the chair of "mayor" of occupied Makiivka. Let us recall that in December, the "DNR" militants themselves detained "head of administration" of Makiivka Sergey Goloshchapov, who has passport of a Russian citizen. According to the rumors, he was involved in the theft of funds that were allocated from the budget of the "DNR" for the repair of roads and housing stock of the city. Residents of Makiivka are sure that "head of administration" of the Soviet district of Makiivka, citizen of the Russian Federation Vladimir Gizoyev was in conjunction with him. He was previously removed from his post and disappeared somewhere, possibly, provides testimony. "There are rumors that several more heads of districts will face the same fate, including first deputy "head of administration" of Makiivka Vladimir Mesha, born on November 12, 1955, a native of the Sumy oblast. After graduating from the Donetsk State University, Mesha served in the SBU in the Donetsk oblast, and from the late 90s until 2014, he worked as the chairman of the executive committee of the Kirovskyi district of Donetsk… However, there are rumors in Makiivka that V. Mesha may become a new head, but there are people who assure that he receives a pension in Ukraine…", - public "Freethinker" reported. In addition, it is known that "acting chairman of the district administration" of the Starobesheve district, Nikolay Mikhaylov, born in 1959, was detained in December too. "It is said that he was also arrested for acts of corruption. Mikhaylov was the head of the Starobesheve district until 2014. He got a Russian passport and was caught stealing? Looks like he did not go through the MMM universities or is there something wrong with Russian passports?", - people suggested in social networks. "Well, one of the "deputy heads of administration" of the Novyi Svit settlement of the Starobesheve district - M. Krabovsky was detained there more recently by the forces of the "DNR MIA", under unclear circumstances, and was subsequently escorted to Donetsk. He also turned out to be a thief", - people wrote on social networks.
235 cases of COVID-19 were detected in the occupied territory of the Donetsk oblast over the day, two more patients died. This was reported by the so-called "Ministry of Health of the DNR". In total, the occupiers have counted 120 042 infected with COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic. 9349 cases ended fatally. 2086 patients are currently undergoing treatment (inpatient and outpatient). In addition, 47 cases of "usual" pneumonia were detected over the day. Of these, 32 people were hospitalized. 653 patients with pneumonia are being treated, of which 569 are on oxygen support (+11 over the day).
More than a thousand subscribers were left without power in the occupied Luhansk region in Dovzhansk (formerly Sverdlovsk) and Kadiivka (formerly Stakhanov) due to an accident. This was said in the message of the so-called "Ministry of Emergency Situations of the LNR". 728 subscribers were left without electricity In Dovzhansk and 337 - in Kadiivka.
An 18-year-old boy was detained in the Voroshylovskyi district of occupied Donetsk for intentionally causing grievous bodily harm to an unfamiliar young man. This was reported by the fake "MIA of the DNR". The so-called "policemen" received a message from an ambulance doctor about the fact that medical care was provided to a man with a penetrating stab wound. It turned out that the attacker, who was in a state of intoxication, was heading to the Lenin Square in the company of friends. On the way, he had a conflict with a group of young people, during which he stabbed a passerby with scissors in the abdomen. He refused to explain the springs of his actions. Now the person involved is threatened with an "article" of the "Criminal Code of the DNR" with a sanction in the form of imprisonment for up to 10 years.