In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on January 27, one violation by the armed formations of the Russian Federation was recorded, - the Joint Forces Headquarters reported. Thus, the personnel of the strong point detected an attempt to penetrate the enemy's sabotage and reconnaissance group in the Luhansk oblast, in close proximity to the front line of defense of one of the mechanized brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the personnel of the stronghold detected an attempt to penetrate the enemy’s sabotage and reconnaissance group. Thanks to the vigilance and determination of the military personnel of the Armed Forces, the enemy abandoned his intentions and retreated to the temporarily occupied territory. There are no losses among the military personnel of the Joint Forces as a result of the enemy actions.
362 cases of COVID-19 were detected in the occupied territory of the Donetsk oblast over the day, 23 more patients died. This was reported by the so-called "Ministry of Health of the DNR". In total, 123 487 infected with COVID-19 have been "officially" registered in CADO today. Of these, 9532 people died. 4475 patients are currently undergoing treatment (inpatient and outpatient). In addition, 51 cases of "usual" pneumonia were detected over the day, which is 5 more than in the past day. Of these, 30 people were hospitalized. 615 patients with pneumonia are being treated, 313 of them are on oxygen support (+5 over the day).
Doctors registered four deaths from COVID-19 in the occupied Luhansk region over the day, separatist media wrote. In total, doctors have "officially" registered 3158 deaths of patients diagnosed with coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic in CALO.
The highest incidence of ARVI among school-age children was registered in the occupied Donetsk region. This was reported by the "Ministry of Health of the DNR". 8654 children aged 0 to 17 years fell ill with ARVI during the period from January 19 to January 25. It was reported that in the schools of the CADO cities, classes were massively quarantined - "because of the absence of more than 20% of children in organized groups due to the incidence of acute respiratory viral infections".
Tariffs for maintenance of multi-apartment residential buildings, structures and adjacent territories have been increased in occupied Donetsk since January 1. The corresponding "decree" was signed by Alexey Kulemzin, who calls himself the "head of the city administration", - separatist media reported. "This measure is aimed at improving the financial and economic condition of housing enterprises and quality of housing services provided", - the occupiers justified the increase in tariffs. The table of the new cost of the service does not indicate the growth percentage. But according to the residents themselves, this is approximately an additional $6-9, depending on the number of storeys of houses, the number of apartments, etc. The increase in tariffs caused a surge of indignation among the townspeople in local publics: "When will the maintenance itself be introduced?"; "Our public utilities office does nothing. We give our money ourselves - sometimes to cover the canopy at the entrance, then to repair the entrance and screw in the light bulbs. The janitor is of no use… So, what to pay for!? F*ck them with their tariffs!"; "I thought they lowered them again, like in a real people's republic. But they are like real capitalists. Why to raise it? Let the Russians get a raise, and we all should get benefits for free. We are saving them from NATO and Gayrope, the last frontier, so to speak. So let them pay us for this, otherwise we will start to be friends with America"; "They still have to pay us extra for the fact that we live here!!!!".
In the occupied territory of the Donetsk oblast, a zoo in the village of Prydorozhnie of the Starobesheve district turned out to be under the threat of closure. This was said in the story of one of the local TV channels. It was also reported earlier in social networks that the animals in the zoo were starving and freezing, and when they get sick, there is nothing to treat them with. The zoo contains deer, foxes, wolves, sheep, lions, crocodiles and other animals. The story also said that it was possible to support the animals by visiting the zoo, they also accept help and fresh food for animals.
The so-called "Supreme Court of the LNR" sentenced a resident of Kadiivka to 12 years in prison for "high treason". This was stated in the "General Procurator's Office of the LNR". According to the militants, the man was allegedly recruited by the Foreign Intelligence Service of Ukraine in September 2017. "Acting to the detriment of the LNR security, with the help of a wide network of acquaintance and personal connections, the defendant collected information about 17 residents of the republic, which included law enforcement officers and civil servants of the LNR, and subsequently transferred this data to the foreign intelligence", - the occupiers asserted.
A 44-year-old previously convicted resident, who is reasonably suspected of killing a 9-year-old girl, was detained in occupied Donetsk. This was reported by the so-called "DNR MIA". "The attacker made a full confession. An investigation is underway, which will establish a complete picture of what happened", - the message said. Residents reported in social networks that "in the Leninskyi district of Donetsk, a 9-year-old girl was abducted by a man who later tried to rape her". "After unsuccessful attempts at rape, the pedophile inflicted multiple bodily injuries on her, from which the girl died… The girl's name was Aliona, she is 9 years old, she was raped by her mother's roommate, whom her mother sent to take the girl from school. The roommate worked as a butcher, the girl hasn't returned home from school with the roommate", "The DNR, as usual, tried to hush up the incident, but it surfaced on social networks", - the Donetsk residents wrote.