Suspects of the murder of a Ukrainian serviceman tried to run away to the Russian Federation
Suspects of the murder of a Ukrainian serviceman were detained by Volnovakha police department and criminal police in Kharkiv when they were trying to leave Ukraine and to enter the Russian Federation. The corpse of the murdered serviceman (born in 1983) was found on December 16 in a clough of the village of Rybinske. Two 24-year-old local residents involved in the murder were detained on that day.
Russian Su-24 was observed over the Sea of Azov
Ukrainian side observed Su-24, a Russian intelligence plane, over the Sea of Azov in the vicinity of Berdyansk. Ukrainian servicemen observed three UAVs in the ATO zone, two more drones were observed near the administrative Crimean border.
Work of government services is partly paralysed by the Cabinet of Ministers
According to the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, starting from December 8, the state registration service suspended all kinds of activity on the territory of Mariupol and Kramatorsk. The state registration service representatives explained that, according to the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers, Mariupol is on the list of the territories in the ATO zone which makes it nearly equal to occupied Donetsk. This is why, starting on December 8, all kinds of real estate operations, enterprises registration and re-registration operations are suspended in the city. It is also impossible to register any kind of staff changes, any activity connected with communal property and so on.
The number of police officers at Kramatorsk checkpoints is to increase
Law enforcers are to tighten control at internal Kramatorsk checkpoints (the Donetsk region). According to the report of Kramatorsk police department, it has been decided that the number of officers at checkpoints is to be increased at weekends and during rush hours to enhance their traffic capacity.