Situation in the area of the Joint Forces Operation on September 22 remained calm and controlled by the Ukrainian defenders, - the JFO headquarters reported. No enemy shelling was recorded in the zones of responsibility of our brigades during the day. The ceasefire is fully preserved. The defenders of Ukraine do not lower their guard and are ready to instantly respond to any enemy actions, - the headquarters stressed.
Militants of the so-called "LNR Ministry of State Security" detained a 21-year-old resident of occupied Luhansk, allegedly, while trying to convey information to the SBU about the number of illegal armed formations of the "LNR people's militia". "In 2020, curators from the SBU tasked Lilipa to embed the ranks of the LNR armed forces in order to collect and transmit information constituting a state secret. The agent was detained by employees of the Ministry of State Security while trying to transfer data to the SBU on the number of units of the LNR People's Militia", - the "Ministry of State Security" stated.
Students in occupied Donetsk are massively got sick with coronavirus infection. They wrote this in the separatist segment of social networks. In particular, it was reported that, despite the confirmed diagnoses of COVID-19 in students, educational institutions are not going to close. "Coronavirus has been detected in the DNR universities. According to preliminary data, several people had this diagnosis confirmed at least at three faculties of the Donetsk National University (DonNU). The Donetsk National Medical University (DonNMU) also has COVID-19 cases", - it was written in social networks. It was also reported that "the most critical situation is at the philological faculty of the university - several students fell ill". "There is a person among them, who works as a cultural organizer. He is an "activist", had contact with students and staff, attended an event at the Chicago Club on September 16 and participated in preparations for it. Two groups (about 60 people) of students and 12 people in contact with the trade union committee (the cultural organizer is from there) were transferred to "distance learning" (self-isolation)", - the message said.
Two people were recently added to the lists for the exchange of prisoners with the "DNR" and "LNR" terrorist organizations. This was reported by Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko on the air of Radio NV. According to the journalist, one of them is a former footballer, arrested for weak reasons. The second person is Russian citizen Alexey Zhytniuk. He worked in the Moscow police, offered his services to the Ukrainian special services and collaborated with them. Sushchenko told that he was arrested when he was exposed and, as he says, there was a leak of information from the Ukrainian special services. The journalist added that there are 134 people on the exchange lists now.
Occupation authorities of the "DNR" have already recognized 179 deaths of COVID-19. This was said in the report of the so-called "Ministry of Health". Men aged 55, 57, 61 and 89 and a woman aged 55 became victims of coronavirus disease during the day. In addition, 23 new cases of COVID-19 were detected in CADO. 3040 cases have been recorded in the occupied territory of Donetsk oblast since the beginning of the pandemic.
A Volkswagen car caught fire along Dzerzhinsky Avenue in occupied Donetsk. Eyewitnesses wrote this in social networks. The firefighters who arrived at the scene put out the fire, but the car was almost completely destroyed. The cause of the fire and other details of the emergency are still unknown.
There was an accident in occupied Makiivka, in which a minibus overturned. This was reported on social networks. It was specified that the accident happened near the Trubnik pool. No casualties were reported.
Luhanskvoda, controlled by the "LNR" militants will halve the water supply to Kadiivka and completely suspend the water supply to Holubovsk on September 23 due to repairs on the main water pipeline, separatist media wrote. They promise to resume water supply to the above cities by the evening of September 24. In addition, the water supply to occupied Dovzhansk will also be suspended for a day in connection with repair work on the water pipeline, separatist media wrote. It was also reported that there may be disruptions in the water supply in Alchevsk, Antratsyt, Brianka, Holubovsk, Khrustalny, Perevalsk and Kadiivka in connection with the repair of the power line.