The situation report reads: "The militants of the illegal armed groups have blocked the Oktiabr-Pavlopil road at 11.45 a.m. without explaining their actions and did not allow citizens to leave the occupied territory.
"The terrorists fired at the Donetsk airport meteorological tower at 12.25 p.m. Totally the militants fired at the Ukrainian military positions near the villages of Chornukhyne, Maloorlivka, Mykolaivka and Maiorske six times in the afternoon. The inflammatory fire was committed from small arms, mortars, and BM-21 Grad multiple rocket launchers.
"Hostile drones were also noticed over Chermalyk at 05.08 p.m.
"The defenders of Mariupol congratulated orphans with New Year holidays. The New Year performance for orphans and those deprived of parental care was held in Mariupol center of artistic and aesthetic creativity of student youth. The festive event was attended by the representatives of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the local authorities. More than 450 young residents of the industrial city felt cared for by the people in military uniforms and received gifts from their hands," the report reads.