Today Ukrainian army fired on Gorlovka, as well as Zaytsevo and Ozeryanovka villages by large-caliber artillery, mortars, grenade launchers and small arms. Trench warfare continues on the outskirts of the city.
The Demidovs family from Kirovsky district of Donetsk received their child’s birth certificate today. It is already the ten thousandth certificate issued in Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) since July 2015. The anniversary document was officially handed over in a district civil register office.
I arrived to Essence of Time Mission in Donbass in late September 2014. Before that I served in the Donetsk People’s Republic prosecutor’s office units. A significant and important difference of Essence of Time unit for me as compared to my previous experience was the way comrades treated their duties. In the overwhelming majority of cases people approached the tasks they were assigned with enthusiasm, readily responded to requests for help. Of course everybody was different, with their own special traits, inclinations and difficulties, but the general impression was as follows: here people call each other comrades not because the manual says so, but because that is the essence.
Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) Employment Center provided a full-time job for 481 people with disabilities this year, the Head of DPR Employment Center Tatyana Kobzenko stated during a briefing in the press center of Donetsk News Agency. She also informed that a total of 1122 persons with disabilities applied to the Center in search of work.
The situation on the contact line remains tense. Ukrainian army intensified the shelling of frontline towns and villages of Donetsk People’s Republic. The enemy once again attempted to breach the defense of People’s Militia in the south of the Republic.
During a briefing in Lugansk Information Center, Lugansk People’s Republic (LPR) militiaman Artem Zakharov addressed the representatives of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission, asking to protect his mother, wife and child threatened by the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU).
The situation on the contact line stays tense. Armed Forces of Ukraine continue to shell towns and villages of Donetsk People’s Republic in frontline districts. The enemy once again attempted to breach the defense of People’s Militia on the Mariupol sector of the front.