In the area of the Joint Forces Operation since the beginning of January 26, no violations of the ceasefire by the armed formations of the Russian Federation were recorded, - the JFO headquarters reported. "The units of the Joint Forces control the situation and continue to carry out tasks to repel and deter the armed aggression of the Russian Federation", - the headquarters noted.
598 cases of COVID-19 were in the occupied Donetsk region over the day, 24 people died. These are the statistics of the fake "Ministry of Health of the DNR". In total, 123 125 people infected with COVID-19 have been "officially" registered in the CADO since the beginning of the pandemic. 9509 cases ended fatally. 4225 patients are currently undergoing treatment (inpatient and outpatient). In addition, the occupiers revealed 46 cases of "usual" pneumonia during the day, of which 29 people were hospitalized. 611 patients with pneumonia are on treatment, 333 of them are on oxygen support (+8 over the day).
Residents of CADO massively complain about serious searches by the "DNR" occupiers when crossing the demarcation line through the Olenivka checkpoint. This was reported by local Telegram channels. "According to information from the Olenivka checkpoint, the process of its passage to Ukraine, which was not the easiest one, has worsened even more", - the report said. In particular, people specified that when crossing the Olenivka checkpoint after the standard procedure, when e-mails of the phone, mobile phone numbers and passports are collected, the most "fun" now is an enhanced search, during which absolutely everything is examined: personal bags, absolutely all documents and papers, as well as clothes and jackets, even a personal examination with a "probing" is carried out in some cases. "It generally goes without saying that the phone is viewed all over and everything together takes from 15 to 30 minutes in total. But that is not all: then they move on to "conversations" - why and where are you going, what are you carrying and other questions, in particular, about the family", - people wrote in the Telegram channels. According to them, there are no searches from the Ukrainian side, but allegedly, the verification measures have also been strengthened: "they looked at the documents at the Ukrainian checkpoint, asked what you were carrying (there was no search) and let you pass to the window, from where you were sent to the SBU, where they asked about life for several minutes"… then a test for coronavirus and you are free". Local publics noted that according to the estimates of those who passed the checkpoints, the total time of passage with all crossings took at least three hours.
Residents of occupied Makiivka are discussing in local public the death of a child from rabies after being attacked and bitten by a dog in the Chervonohvardiyskyi district. According to the residents of Makiivka, the 13-year-old boy died on December 30, but occupation authorities "did their best to hush up this case". Later, the townspeople provided "indisputable confirmation of the child's death in terrible and long agony in Makiivka from rabies after the dog's attack and bite", having published a post of condolence and grief for the deceased boy in the official group of the school where he studied, published on December 30, on his day of death. The residents are also discussing how to deal with the large number of stray dogs. They note that the occupiers cannot do this in a civilized manner, they only offer to shoot the animals down. They also accuse the occupiers of the fact that uncleaned garbage dumps have become "sources of infection" in the city. "If they cleaned up the trash cans in a timely manner, the foxes, which are carriers, would not go into the city to refresh themselves, you see, and there would be no trouble", - the townspeople believe.
Three residents of occupied Luhansk suffered from hypothermia over the day. This was said in the message of the so-called "Ministry of Emergency Situations of the LNR". According to the report, a 43-year-old resident along the Kholmysta Street, an unknown 29-year-old man, who was found by residents of the Soniachnyi quarter near the entrance, and a 50-year-old resident of the village of Katerynivka (he was in the area of crossing intoxicated for several hours) received general hypothermia. The victims were taken to the Luhansk city multidisciplinary hospital No.3. In addition, a man with cold injury of both feet of the third-fourth degree applied to the central city hospital of Kadiivka. Currently, the victim is in the Department of Surgery in a state of moderate severity. It was reported earlier that almost 100 residents of the occupied Luhansk region suffered from hypothermia over three months, two of them died.