In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on September 23, the warfare intensity decreased - the armed formations of the Russian Federation violated the ceasefire one time, - the JFO headquarters reported. The enemy conducted harassing fire from anti-tank grenade launchers and heavy machine guns in the direction of Pivdenne. There are no losses among the Ukrainian defenders.
Russian mercenary and propagandist Zakhar Prilepin, who fought in the Donbas, called Russian chauvinist Alexander Kazakov the founding father of the "DNR" and the main ideologist of the so-called Russian Spring. He wrote this on his Facebook as part of the election campaign for the Duma election in Russia. "Frankly speaking, Kazakov is one of the founding fathers of the DNR, a friend and assistant of Zakharchenko and the main ideologist of free Donbas from the beginning of the Russian Spring to the death of our Commander", - Prilepin casually denied the Kremlin's propaganda cliché that the Russian occupation of Donbas is "internal Ukrainian conflict" and "civil war". After the death of leader of the "DNR" Alexander Zakharchenko, Kazakov hastily left the occupied Donbas. Kazakov ran for the Russian parliament in the Irkutsk oblast, Zabaykalsky Krai, Buryatia and Tuva from A Just Russia – For Truth party, but lost the vote.
Almost 9 thousand patients are being treated for COVID-19 in the occupied territory of the Donetsk region, and more than three thousand have been diagnosed with "usual" pneumonia. This was reported by the so-called "Ministry of Health of the DNR". Another 552 cases of coronavirus disease were detected in CADO over September 22, 40 patients died. The occupiers also identified 360 cases of pneumonia over the day, which they refuse to associate with coronavirus, which is 13 cases more than over the past day. Of these, 196 people were hospitalized. A total of 3203 patients with pneumonia are being treated, of which 1079 are on oxygen support (+133 over the day).
Doctors registered 11 936 cases of coronavirus infection in the occupied territory of the Luhansk oblast since the beginning of the pandemic (+233 over the day), separatist media wrote. 25 more deaths were also reported over the day.
Quarantine was introduced in the village of Bezimenne, Novoazovsk district, occupied territory of the Donetsk region, due to the incidence of African swine fever in animals. This was reported by the so-called "regional administration" of the occupiers. The number of sick animals was not reported. The occupiers also wrote that they had a meeting with the residents of the village of Bezimenne. "During the meeting, residents of the village were informed about the rules of conduct and measures to prevent the spread of African swine fever, about the introduction of quarantine in this village and (at the same time - note) about obtaining the DNT, RF and SNILS passport", - the message said.
It was necessary to involve a resuscitation and anti-shock group of rescuers at two mines in CADO. This was reported by the fake "Ministry of Emergency Situations of the DNR". Thus, emergency medical care was provided at the Komsomolets Donbasu coal mine in Krestivka (before decommunization - Kirovske). A loader of rail-road cars, born in 1985, was injured and hospitalized. Medical assistance was required by a worker - operator of the chemical water treatment plant at the Shchehlovska-Hlyboka mine in Makiivka. The woman, born 1989, was also hospitalized. The circumstances in which the workers of the coal enterprises were injured and the data on their condition were not reported.
An "order" on the introduction of quarantine due to the high incidence rates of COVID-19 Is being prepared in the occupied territory of the Donetsk region. This was reported by bloggers in the separatist segment of social networks. Restrictions, first of all, will be introduced in educational institutions. For example, due to an increase in the incidence of "covid" in occupied Horlivka, it is planned to transfer four general educational institutions to a full remote learning mode - schools No. 68, 49, 73 and lyceum 4 "Elite". It was written in social networks that there was already a preliminary decision to transfer students in educational institutions (schools) to remote learning, with the exception of lower school. In some clones of Ukrainian universities, for example, in the local DonNU, students of the Foreign Languages Faculty have already been sent to remote learning for several days.
"What do you know about pain", - residents wrote in the Donetsk segment of social networks, having posted a photo of the timetable of bus routes from Donetsk to other cities of the free Donetsk region, which has remained at a non-functioning railway station since 2014. "It was a wonderful station, especially the overpass, with air conditioning, when it was cool in summer, and there were many benches where you could sit. And the airport, how many routes could be there now…", - the Donetsk residents wrote. They also discussed the situation with travel during the occupation: "Donetsk - Kurakhove. Travel time - 22 hours. The fare is $113. The "people's" prices… as well as the "republic".