"The Republican Guard will be integrated into the Ministry of Defense in the near future - a spokesman said. - The decision was made because of the danger arising from the Ukrainian Military Forces at the frontline and to put the troops under a single command.
On 28 July Golmovskiy district of Gorlovka was under massive shelling from Mayorsk and nearest villages where the Ukrainian army is situated. The direct hit destroyed the house and killed 87-years old woman. The fragments of her body were being looked for some hours. Another woman was badly injured in the neck by shell-splinter.
During the daily briefing the vice-commander of Defense Ministry Corps Eduard Basurin informed that the situation in the DPR remains tough and there 46 violations of the ceasefire regime. Gorlovka, especially the Golmovskiy district and a village Golma, was under the massive shelling from the Ukrainian side.
During the daily briefing the vice-commander of Defense Ministry Corps Eduard Basurin informed that the situation on the territory of the DPR remains difficult. There are 26 ceasefire violations from the Ukrainian side.
The Petrovskiy district of Donetsk was under massive fire from the Ukrainian position of the 28th mechanised brigade in Mariinka and Krasnogorovka.
Two civilians were injured in Nikitovskiy district of Gorlovka during the night shelling by the Ukrainian army, one of them is in bad health condition. The shelling lasted some hours.
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According to the vice-commander of Defense Ministry Corps Eduard Basurin the situation in the DPR remains difficult. There are 32 ceasefire violations from the Ukrainian side during the day. The Donetsk airport and Spartak village were under the massive fire from the Ukrainian positions in Opitnoe and Avdeevka 11th separate mechanized infantry batallion under the command of Vovk.
According to the vice-commander of Defense Ministry Corps Eduard Basurin the situation in the DPR remains tough. There are 40 ceasefire violations from the Ukrainian side during the day.
New coming soldiers of the "Pyatnashka" international brigade have started the training process at the practice ground not far from Donetsk as a part of the learning centre program. Despite the scorching heat the fighters are drilling shooting techniques and skills of attack under the experienced instructors supervision.
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During the press-conference 24 July OSCE Deputy Chief Monitor Alexander Hug confirmed that the DPR's Army had left Shirokino, but the Ukrainian army still occupies the part of it. OSCE representatives will observe their ingress.
Besides Alexander Hug claimed that OSCE is doing its best in order to cease fire in the place of Severskiy Donec-Donbass repairing work.
The vice-commander of Defense Ministry Corps Eduard Basurin informed that there are 44 violations of the ceasefire regime from the Ukrainian side during the day. The Spartak village and the Donetsk airport area are under intensive shelling, but the DPR's Army does not react to the provocations. Three soldiers are wounded.
Late evening 23 July OSCE Deputy Chief Monitor Alexander Hug urgently came to Donetsk because of the morning protest action of Donbass people when they painted the OSCE cars in order to make OSCE representatives tell the truth. In his opinion it was not the people's discontent with OSCE work, but the act of vandalism, so Alexander Hug demended to investigate this case.
During the briefing 23.7. vice-commander of Defense Ministry Corps Eduard Basurin told that there are 75 violations of the peaceful Minsk agreement during the day from the Ukrainian side.
During the briefing 22.7. vice-commander of Defense Ministry Corps Eduard Basurin informed that the DPR finished withdrawing of tanks and armored vehicles 3 km away from the frontline, but Ukraine doesn't make advances. Moreover Poroshenko is enhancing military forces at the frontline while talking about peace.
21 July the DPR has withdrawn tanks and armored vehicles from the villages Sanzharovka (not far from Debaltsevo) and Ozryanovka (the southern part of Gorlovka).
Today's withdrawing process was monitored by the representatives of OSCE and Integrated Center of coorditaion and control. It is the first case when the withdrawing is watched by the Ukrainian colonel.
20 July during the evening briefing the vice-commander of Defence Ministry Corps of the DPR Eduard Basurin gave the military report of the day:
20 July the DPR‘s army has withdrawn the tanks 3 km away from the frontline in Golma (a village near Gorlovka) and Stila (a village near Dokuchaevsk).
About 50% of military vehicles have been already withdrawn from the frontline according to one-sided decision of the DPR.
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