Donetsk, Dec 26 — DAN. Ukrainian army units fired almost 100 ammunition rounds at the Donetsk People’s Republic since the beginning of the day.

Military situation

Ukrainian gunmen began to shell Donetsk’s Petrovsky district at 8:40. They opened fire at the city district several times on Monday wounding two civilians and damaging two single-family homes in Wagner and Lermontov Streets and a apartment building in Ratsionalizatorov Street.

Donetsk’s Kirovsky district also came under enemy artillery fire. A projectile hit a single-family house in Tchaikovsky Street.

On Donetsk axis, Russian troops continued to successfully advance taking advantageous lines and positions. An enemy “Grad” multiple rocket launcher was destroyed in counterbattery fire in the Pervomaiskoye area. Three Ukrainian D-30 howitzers were destroyed near Torskoye, Vodyanoye and Maryinka. In the Kramatorsk town area, a Ukrainian weapon repair center was destroyed together with two HIMARS, two “Gvozdika” self-propelled howitzers, five D-30 howitzers and three special purpose motor vehicles.

Other news

The Central Republican Bank will continue to service clients in 2023. All banking services will operate in the usual mode, such as card payment processing for cashless settlements and ATM cash disbursement.

The DPR Healthcare Ministry reported a significant decrease in COVID-19 cases. Medics diagnosed 164 new coronavirus infection cases in the past week.

Keys to apartments in a new residential area in Semenenko Street in Mariupol were handed in to five families on Monday. At present, families are moving in the first of the three nine-storey apartment buildings. The second will be commissioned shortly, and the third within the first two months of 2023.

New mobile medical complexes to provide assistance to residents of remote settlements have been delivered to the DPR. DPR health Centers received 23 mobile outpatient centers, in line with the Russian government’s instructions.

New Year presents from the Leningrad region government were brought to Yenakiyevo for distribution among children.


The report is based on Donetsk News Agency original stories and information supplied by the Republic’s leadership, the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination of issues related to Ukraine’s war crimes, the Russian Defense Ministry, the DPR Territorial Defense Headquarters, dedicated ministries and local authorities.*jk