In the Donetsk region more than 2 thousand law enforcement officers protected law and order during the Christmas Eve and Christmas celebration. It is reported by the regional police press service.
It is noted that during the holidays they managed to avoid serious and very serious crimes.
Police monitored 292 churches in the Donetsk region round the clock. Also, law enforcement officers monitored the borders of towns.
"In two shifts, day and night, 250 officers were on duty at checkpoints, and took conrol of the situation, preventing dangerous items and saboteurs to brake the law and order.
All Ukrainian Orthodox Churches, Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, the majority of Ukrainian Evangelical Christians, as well as Jerusalem, Russian, Serbian, Georgian Orthodox Churches today celebrate Christmas.