The Ukrainian army has launched 210 tank shells and mortar rounds onto suburbs of Donetsk, Yasinovataya, Dokuchayevsk, Gorlovka and the southern villages of the Republic, reported a source in the DPR security agencies.
A bulk carrier delivered 1,500 tons of munition to Ukrainian army, disguised as humanitarian cargo, DPR Operational Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin said on Tuesday.
More than 500 houses in DPR frontline Staromikhailovka village have been damaged or ruined by Ukrainian forces shelling since the beginning of Kiev offensive on Donbass, local authorities reported.
“Five hundred and fifteen houses have been damaged or destroyed since the beginning of fighting,” a local administration official said.
Vicinities of the Donetsk filtration plant were fired by the Ukrainian military over 30 times over the past 30 days, reported this day the chief of the Yasinovataya sector of filtering station, Konstantin Akulov.
Thirty foreign military instructors arrived to the contact line in Donbass to conduct trainings of Ukrainian security officers, reported the official representative of the LPR People’s Militia Andrey Marochko.
The units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (the AFU) violated the ceasefire regime over 850 times over the past 24 hours; over ten localities of the Donetsk People’s Republic (the DPR) came under the fire conducted by the AFU, Eduard Basurin, the Vice-Commander of the Republic’s Operations Command states at the briefing today.
A school and several houses were shelled by Ukraine on Sunday in Sahanka. Vice-Commander of the Donetsk People's Republic army operations, Eduard Basurin, went to the shelled location on Monday and gave DPR official information and statement about Ukrainian shelling of the civilian targets in Sahanka village, south from Donetsk capital.
A school and civilan houses were shelled in Sahanka village, Donetsk People's Republic, on Sunday morning 11 December. In video report the destruction from artillery shells is clearly visible, and people from the school and houses nearby told about the event.
Video: DPR Ministry of Defense, 12.12.2016
English subtitles: DONi Donbass News Agency
The delegation consisting of the Russian reps in the Joint center for control and coordination of the ceasefire regime (JCCC) and the deputy head of SMM OSCE Alexander Hug have arrived at the Donetsk filtration plant for inspection.
Two houses in Yasinovataya are damaged as a result of shelling by the Ukrainian security officers, reported the acting head of the town administration Oleg Morgun.
"The AFU opened fire at Yasinovataya yesterday. As a result of shelling the roofs of two houses on Lomonosov and Gogol streets were damaged," he said.
DONi News Team was on the Donetsk People's Republic army positions which are located in Zaitsevo, Gorlovka. They went to see by ourselves the situation evolution on the front line.
Ukrainian forces reinforced their positions on the southern frontline with howitzers and self-propelled artillery pieces, DPR Operational Command Vice-Commander Colonel Eduard Basurin said.
“Our intelligence keeps recording Ukrainian armed forces reinforcement of their positions,” he said.
The Ukrainian side deployed the military of the grouping the Right Sector inside the building of the Avdeyevka boarding school, Eduard Basurin, the Vice-Commander of the Operations Command of the Donetsk People’s Republic (the DPR) states at the briefing today.
The Ukrainian military opened fire at the front-line territories of the Donetsk People’s Republic 1151 times over the past 24 hours; four houses were damaged, Eduard Basurin, the Vice-Commander of the Operations Command of the Donetsk People’s Republic states today.
Immediately after the OSCE observers had left the place, a group of journalists and the spokesman of DPR army, Eduard Basurin, came under fire by Ukrainian troops in the village of Sakhanka in the south of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), Ilya Ushenin, an NTV reporter, told about the event.