Basurin: Ukrainian forces plan new military provocations

The enemy continues realizing planned military provocations aimed at defacing the DPR Armed Forces at the threshold of the upcoming Contact Group’s session in Minsk, reports the DPR Operational Command’s Vice-Commander, Eduard Basurin.

“According to our information, the US correspondents arrived in Avdeyevka in the responsibility zone of one of the 72nd separate mechanized brigade’s battalions, and the brigade’s press-service was intended to demonstrate them the situation’s aggravation in the given area," said the Vice-Commander. 

"In that connection, the 72nd brigade’s battalions had to “work hard”. Almost a half of all fire, conducted at the DPR, recorded over the past 24 hours, were committed from that very brigade’s positions with tanks, 122 mm calibre artillery and  mortars of 120 mm and 82 mm calibres. According to the order of the military criminal Sokolov, the majority of localities, situated near the city of Avdeyevka, namely: Spartak, Mineralnoye, Yakovlevka,Yasinovataya, Krutaya Balka and Vasilyevka underwent the Ukrainian shelling,” said Basurin.

DONi News Agency