Ukrainian forces are getting ready for carrying out provocations in anticipation of the disengagement of forces and means planned for March 7 near Stanitsa Luganskaya, reported the press service of the LPR People's Militia.
Two soldiers of the Donetsk People's Republic were killed, another one was wounded as a result of the AFU shellings over the past day, reported the Vice-Commander of the DPR Operational Command Eduard Basurin.
Two houses were destroyed in Krutaya Balka locality in the suburb of Yasinovataya as a result of the nightly AFU shellings, reported the head of the local council Oleg Morgun.
Ukrainian military began shelling the area of the Donetsk filtration plant this morning, personnel had to go down to an air-raid shelter, reported the DPR Operational Command.
The Ukrainian army launched 642 artillery and tank projectiles, and mortar shells onto the DPR near-front territories along the entire frontline since yesterday's evening, reported a source in the Republic's security agencies.
In total, over the past week Ukrainian forces shelled the Republic’s territory 11,480 times, having applied artillery, tanks and mortars 3,994 times. In comparison to the number of shellings on the part of the Ukrainian army last week, it amounted to 9,360 times.
Ukrainian army has shelled the suburbs of the Donetsk Water Purification Installation. Fire at the Donetsk Water Purification Installation itself was not conducted, the DPR Operational Command reported on Saturday.
Kiev military launched five hundred and seventy-five projectiles and mortar-shells onto the positions of the LPR People’s Militia in the last 24 hours, the Official representative of the LPR defense establishment, Lieutenant-colonel Andrei Marochko states at the briefing.
The tank units of the Donetsk People's Militia are taking part in constant combat training. Call sign “Zhelezny” says, that the DPR Armed Forces’ tactical efficiency depends on its combat training. "The more time we spend in tactical drills and on landfills, the better, and the more we are sure that we are able to repel all the Ukrainian forces’ intrigues," he said.
The DPR Emergency Situation Ministry's deminers proceeded to the approach roads near the Donetsk Water Filtering station demining, reports the DPR power-wielding agency’s representative.
The DPR situation remains quite tense, reports the DPR Operational Command’s Vice-Commander, Eduard Basurin.
Eleven private houses were damaged in the Petrovsky district of Donetsk and the locality of Zaitsevo in the suburb of Gorlovka as a result of nightly shellings conducted by Ukrainian military, reported heads of local councils.
The Head of Donetsk People's Republic, Alexander Zakharchenko, confirmed on Friday in the press conference, that the DPR Emergencies Ministry combat engineers and OSCE representatives came under Ukrainian shelling, and Kiev troops also shot down the OSCE drone over the Donetsk water plant.
Sixty people died, 116 were wounded in the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) as a result of the armed aggression on the part of the Armed Forces of Ukraine since the beginning of the year, the DPR Ombudsman’s office reported on Friday.
The DPR Emergency Situation Ministry’s deminers came under Ukrainian shelling in the Donetsk Water Filtering station’s area, reports the DPR Head Alexander Zakharchenko.
“The Ukrainian forces shot down the OSCE drone, and our deminers came under the shelling,” he explained.
Situation is very difficult in Kominternovo village. Daniil Bogdan, the war correspondent of the DPR People’s Militia Press service, reports from destruction caused by Ukrainian shelling amongst civilians.