January 4: Militants in Donetsk have again announced curfew restrictions

2015/01/05 • Daily Updates

By [email protected] (Тарас Возняк)

Maidan Community Sector, Lviv: Dear friends!

January 4 – No Ukrainian military have died, three were wounded in the ATO area in last 24 hours, said deputy NSDC spokesman Volodymyr Polevyi.

January 4 – Militants in Donetsk have again announced curfew restrictions (these were cancelled for new year holidays). The residents have been warned to carry a passport with them at all times and not to walk the streets of Donetsk after 10 pm.

January 4 – Situation in the ATO area (Donetsk direction) has significantly deteriorated during the day – illegal armed groups have carried out 22 attacks on Ukrainian military positions.

January 4 – Someone has tried to set fire to the office of Kherson Charity Foundation “Zakhyst” (community organization supporting the army). The incident is one in a series of attacks on charities and organizations of volunteers supporting Ukrainian Armed Forces in many cities of Ukraine.

January 4 – There was an explosion at the Coordination center for ATO soldiers in Odessa undermined. According to preliminary information, nobody has died or was wounded. Russian terrorists are trying to expand their activities across Ukraine.

January 4 – An absolute majority of citizens of Ukraine (88.3%) oppose the unification of their region to Russia; only 3.1% of respondents support this idea.

This is verified by the results of a sociologigal research which was conducted by the Kyiv International Institute of Sociology.

The degree of patriotism decreases moving from West to East, if one examines the situation by regions: West (94.0%), Central (98.1%),South (93.3%), East (81.5%). Overall, Kherson and Halychyna scored “zero”. Its answer to Nikita Makhalkov was also provided by the “eternally Russian” city of Odesa – 0.0%.

Analagous figures were elicited by the question whether the citizens would want their region to separate from Ukraine, but to remain independent and not to unite with Russia. Only 2.6% want the independence of their region.

The reasearch “Thoughts and opinions of the residents of Ukraine: December 2014” was conducted at the request of ZN.UA Kyiv International Institute of Sociology on

December 4-19, 2014.

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