Leninskij district of Donetsk got shelled on February 8. Seven to fifteen mortar shells hit the district. Several buildings, including private apartments, were damaged and partially destroyed, one car burned down. Several citizens got injured.
An interview with a Donetsk militiaman (call sign “Palm tree”) on February 6, just the next day after being exchanged as a prisoner of war (POW) and returning back to Donetsk from Ukrainian captivity.
“I was in captivity for ten days…. We have spent days in the pit and basement”
On February 2 the district where a blood transfusion station is located got shelled by the Ukrainian army. As a result, one doctor of the station was seriously injured and a driver of ambulance was killed. The medical institution was damaged as well: 15 windows got blasted out, including the windows of the controlled area with sterile boxes.
Donetsk militiamen and citizens donate blood to the Donetsk citizens wounded in shelling.
This video shows an everyday life of one blood transfusion station in Donetsk. On average, there are about 50 blood donors a day (these donors are NOT paid). However, at the day of the report there were about 150 people, including militiamen. The donors have responded to the call which they heard on the television: there was a lack of blood for transfusion at Donetsk. The head of the Blood supply department highlighted in the interview that Donetsk residents do not stay indifferent to helping each other and donating blood.
On February 4, 2015 one of Donetsk hospitals got shelled by the Ukrainian junta. Several people were killed and many of hospital patients and the staff were injured and wounded by the shelling.
During the filming of this report the Tekstilshiki district of Donetsk where the hospital is located got shelled ONCE AGAIN: scared people ran back to the bombed-out hospital to hide from the new shelling.
The delivery of humanitarian aid from the All-Russian Parents’ Resistance to Communard township: its school, kindergarten, and to all citizens of the township, who required humanitarian aid.
A staff member of the Communard township commandant’s office, Natalja Dolgopolova, expressed huge gratitude for delivering of humanitarian aid. She noted that such help has been very much needed, and without it, the township would have been gone.
Delivering of humanitarian aid from Russia to different medical organizations in Donetsk, such as the “Surgery Service of Donetsk Territorial Medical Union“, “Institute of Urgent and Restorative Surgery“, “Republic’s Traumatological Center in Donetsk”, “Donetsk Regional Center for Protection of Motherhood and Children” and others.
The directors and representatives of those medical organizations thanked Russians for their help on behalf of the medical staff and injured patients. A special thanks was addressed to the movement “Essence of Time” and non-profit Russian organization “All-Russian Parents’ Resistance” for their help in collecting humanitarian aids in Russia and transporting & distributing it then in Donetsk.
Below is the address of one of the subsidiaries of “Essence of Time” in Russia (in Rostov-on-Don), where anyone (from Germany, Italy, Spain and all other European countries) can send cloths, medicines and other pieces of humanitarian aid that will be then transported to people of Donetsk People’s Republic:
in Russian: 344010, г. Ростов-на-Дону, пер. Газетный (угол с ул. Варфоломеева), 121/262А, оф. 601
in English: 344010, Russia, Rostov-on-Don, pereulok Gazetniy (ugol s Varfolomeeva), 121/262A, office 601
More details are at this web site (in Russian):
This video shows the process of unloading of humanitarian aid for the children of Donbass.
Russian non-profit organization “All-Russian Parents’ Resistance” organized collection and distribution of humanitarian aid for the children of Donetsk People’s Republic as a part of the ‘Children of Russia to Children of Donbass’ campaign. Among other things it included food and New Year’s gifts. Children of Donbass received it at the end of December 2014.