Six violations of the ceasefire were recorded in the area of the Joint Forces Operation on January 27, - the JFO headquarters reported. The armed formations of the Russian Federation opened fire from grenade machine guns in the area of responsibility of the North tactical force, not far from the settlement of Zaitseve, and from an anti-tank grenade launcher - near Luhanske. The enemy fired towards the Ukrainian positions from small arms in the area of responsibility of the East tactical force, in the suburbs of Avdiivka and Marinka, and also from a grenade launcher - near Vodiane in Pryazovia.
The number of illegally detained citizens of Ukraine in the temporarily occupied territories of the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts has increased since the beginning of January 2021. Human Rights Commissioner Lyudmila Denisova reported this on Facebook. According to her, 267 people are now being held in CADLO. Of these, 226 are civilians, including 4 volunteers, 37 are military personnel and 4 are from volunteer battalions.
206 new cases of coronavirus infection were detected in the temporarily occupied territories of the Donetsk oblast over the day. This was reported by the fake "DNR Ministry of Health". In addition, 15 deaths have been reported. In total, 19 690 cases of coronavirus disease were confirmed in CADO as of January 27, 1742 people died. The mortality rate is 8.85, continuing to remain at a very high level, not comparable to the free territory of Donetsk oblast, where this figure is 1.92%. The occupiers also identified 75 cases of "usual" pneumonia over the day. Of these, 54 patients were hospitalized. In total, 1605 patients with "usual" pneumonia are undergoing treatment in CADO, of which 644 are on oxygen support (+27 over the day).
4 more deaths from coronavirus were registered in the occupied territory of the Luhansk oblast over the day, separatist media wrote. In total, doctors registered 2538 cases of infection during the pandemic.
The "DNR district police officer" found a grenade at a 34-year-old man in a city park of occupied Khrestivka (formerly Kirovske) in the Donetsk region. The report said that during the patrolling, the "district militia officer" drew attention to a man who was drinking beer in one of the city's parks. He approached him to draw up an "administrative protocol", after which a body search was carried out, as a result of which a grenade was found. An "expert examination was carried out and a criminal case was opened". The man faces a maximum sentence of imprisonment for up to four years with a fine of up to $1056.
An emergency assistance was needed to an injured miner at the Uglekom mine in occupied Makiivka. This was reported by the so-called "Ministry of Emergency Situations of the DNR". The arrived "mine rescuers" provided medical assistance to the miner, born in 1973. "The victim was transported to a medical institution in Makiivka", - the message said. What exactly happened to the miner was not reported.