17:03 Shelling was recorded from the direction of: – Novomikhailovka – Donetsk (Petrovsky district): 6 shells of 122 mm calibre were fired.
16:36 Today medics of the Republic received ventilators delivered by humanitarian project coordinator Tatiana Butrina and the People’s Militia of the Donetsk People’s Republic.
16:22 The shelling from the direction: Peski – Donetsk (Kuybyshevsky district) was recorded: 6 mines of 120 mm calibre were fired.
16:10 Another 191 people evacuated from Mariupol to Bezymennoye
Between 08:00 and 16:00 on 22 April, 191 people, including 26 children, were evacuated from Mariupol to Bezymnoye in Novoazovsk district.
At present, they are in an evacuation assistance point deployed by the DPR Ministry of Emergency Situations.
15:25 Ukraine’s 36th Marine Brigade has lost more than 700 people killed, wounded and missing in Mariupol, the brigade’s medical chief told RIA Novosti, who decided to lay down his arms.
15:23 Bombardment of Azovstal is continuing at the moment, shots can be heard – Zvezda correspondent on the phone from the scene.
15:20 Debris removal in half-destroyed Mariupol is one of the main tasks of the DPR Emergencies Ministry units. Work is under way to dismantle slabs and reinforced concrete structures in the Drama Theatre, and damaged concrete slabs are being removed along with construction debris. Efforts are under way to find and retrieve the dead from under the rubble.
15:15 Shelling from the direction of Novhorodske – Horlivka (Sht. 6-7) was recorded: 8 shells of 122 mm calibre were fired.
15:13 Ukrainian armed formations recorded shelling from the direction of the village of Kamyshevakha at the village of Pervomaisk using 152 mm artillery (7 shells) – LPR representative office in the JCCC and in the negotiation process.
15:11 There are about 3,000 Ukrainian prisoners of war on DPR territory. About 2,500 prisoners of war are being held in penitentiaries of the Ministry of Justice. The remaining POWs are held in the units of the Military Commandant’s Office, People’s Militia and the MGB. Investigative actions are being conducted with them, the degree of involvement of each of them in war crimes is being established.
14:32 Since 23 March in Mariupol, DPR EMERCOM officers have inspected around 5,000 different premises, cleared over 124km of roads and identified over 7,500 explosive objects.
14:15 Shelling was recorded from the direction: Shumy – Horlivka (Mine 6/7 settlement): 6 mines of 120 mm calibre were fired.
13:50 The Ukrainian group blocked at the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol has enough food for a fortnight, the Rossiya 24 TV channel reports.
13:47 For the third month, ten people have been living in a basement in Yasynuvata. There is constant shelling from Kiev and devastation all around. They sleep here, eat here, go to work from here, under shelling, and come back here. And they believe in our victory.
13:45 Accusations by Ukrainian authorities and Western countries against the Russian Armed Forces and the DNR of obstructing the exit of civilians from Mariupol are unfounded – from a Russian Defense Ministry briefing.
13:42 The beginning of the humanitarian pause will be the raising of white flags by Ukrainian formations at Azovstal – Russian Defence Ministry.
13:41 About 144,000 civilians and 341 foreign nationals have been evacuated from Mariupol, as well as 1,844 AFU servicemen who surrendered – Russian Defence Ministry.
13:37 A Chinese TV channel reports on fighting near Azovstal in Mariupol.
13:07 Russian and DPR EMERCOM deminers conduct joint demining of power lines.
13:05 Shelling from the Ukrainian armed forces in the direction of Avdiivka – Donetsk (Kyiv district) was recorded: eight shells with a calibre of 122 mm were fired.
13:02 The operational line of the JCCC of the DPR received information about damage to a private dwelling house as a result of shelling by the AFU of the Petrovsky district of Donetsk at 19 Udachnaya Street.
12:47 An OSCE official detained in the LNR confessed to passing classified information to foreign intelligence services – Republic’s MGB.
11:52 Post of Donbass opened post offices in Volnovakha – ul. 60 let USSR, 4; Andreevka – ul. Shkolnaya, 20 and Bugas – ul. Sovetskaya, 25.
11:50 Residents of Volnovakha receive social benefits. Residents of liberated Volnovakha continue to apply to the Department of Labour and Social Protection for the appointment or renewal of social benefits. At the moment, the largest number of applications comes from families with many children, parents of children under three years old, disabled people and low-income citizens.
11:52 Post Donbas opened post offices in Volnovakha, ul. 60 let USSR, 4; Andreevka, ul. Shkolnaya, 20 and Bugas, ul. Sovetskaya, 25.
11:50 Residents of Volnovakha receive social benefits. Residents of liberated Volnovakha continue to apply to the Department of Labour and Social Protection for the appointment or renewal of social benefits. At the moment the largest number of applications comes from families with many children, parents of children under the age of three, disabled people and low-income citizens.
11:48″ Former employees of the Ukrainian police go to serve in the Interior Ministry of the LPR”- Head of work with the personnel of the Starobelsk District Department of Internal Affairs.
11:40″From the direction: Shumy – Horlivka (Komsomolets village): 6 mines of 120 mm caliber were fired.
11:31 A Phoenix base station was installed and put into operation in Mariupol. In addition, the communication workers launched a base station in the village of Kalynino, completed the modernization of base stations in the villages of Azovskoye, Belosarayska Spit and Melekino. Melekino. Works on launching base stations in Starchenkovo and Khlebodarivka settlements were carried out.
11:29 The Russian Armed Forces recorded shelling from the direction: Peski – Donetsk (Volvo – Centre): 18 mines of 120 mm calibre were fired.
11:12 The Russian army plans to establish full control over Donbas and southern Ukraine during the second phase of the special operation. This will create a land corridor to Crimea and affect important facilities of the AFU, the deputy commander of the Central Military District troops said.
11:11 Shelling by the AFU in the direction of:
– n.p. Peski – Donetsk (Volvo – Centre): 5 shells of 120 mm calibre were fired;
– N.Peski – Donetsk (Volvo – Centre): 3 shells with 120 mm calibre were fired.
11:05 According to a statement from the AFU General Staff, the Russian Armed Forces are actively pressing in the direction of Sloviansk and Kramatorsk and threatening to cut the communications of the grouping defending this agglomeration. They also note active attempts to occupy Popasna.
11:01 Over the past 24 hours, 547 people, including 91 children, have been evacuated from Mariupol to Bezymnoye, Novoazovsk district.
10:54 Over the past 24 hours, the enemy suffered losses in manpower and military equipment during the fighting with the defence units, namely: 12 personnel; 3 armoured personnel carriers; 5 vehicles – NM LPR.
10:35 The first gas station started operating in Mariupol. The filling station sells all types of fuel and gas.
10:34 10-15% of housing in Mariupol cannot be restored – city mayor.
10:33 Proposals to surrender Tiger armoured vehicle through loudspeakers to trapped AFU soldiers and Azov fighters at Azovstal.
09:57 PM LPR units seized dominant heights in the vicinity of the 29th checkpoint.
09:29 The Russian military delivered “Easter” humanitarian aid to the LPR. Products were handed over to a local church.
09:25 An AFU unit unwilling to voluntarily lay down arms was dislodged from fortified positions as a result of an assault. While retreating, the nationalists abandoned combat vehicles, small arms, anti-tank systems, grenade launchers and a large amount of ammunition on the positions, as well as abandoned more than 20 bodies of dead AFU servicemen. The fortified area had an extensive network of trenches and trenches, armoured firing points, long-term fortifications, including buried concrete bunkers.
09:07 Kadyrov showed footage of interrogation of Ukrainian soldier captured in Mariupol. The wounded man was abandoned by fellow servicemen. “After being dumped today, I stepped back, took a white bag and waved to your bird [UAV] to be found,” the soldier said. According to those captured, the fighters at Azovstal are depressed. Many of them want to surrender but are afraid of being shot.
08:25 The RF Armed Forces have taken control of the villages of Makarovka, Blagodatnoye, Storozhevoye, Rovnopol and Novosilka; the RF Armed Forces are advancing in the town of Rubizhne;
08:11 32,479 rubles for a full month will be paid to people taking part in temporary work in Mariupol. The Ministry of Labour of the DPR said that the most in-demand types of work of a temporary nature are landscaping of territories and clearing of destruction.
08:03 Mariupol has about a quarter of a million residents left – mayor. “There are now at least 250,000 people in the city.”
08:01 Azovstal cleared by special forces of the DPR Interior Ministry.
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