Briefing by Eduard Basurin about situation on the front-line. Feb. 2, 2017 Briefing by Eduard Basurin about current situation on the front-line, cease fire violations from Ukrainian side and lack of action from OSCE.
Ukraine has shelled Donetsk from "Grad" rocket system Around midnight on February 3, 2017 Ukrainian military once again has shelled civilian buildings. House on Kievsky ave. 6 in Kievsky district of Donetsk was hit. Several apartments on ground and first floor have burned down, all windows have been blown out, gas pipe was damaged by the blast, which resulted in fire. Firefighting teams have quickly responded and fire was liquidated. Information on victims of the blast is being updated.
Donetsk shelled by Ukraine from "Uragan" rocket system At night on February 2, 2017 Ukrainian military has committed another war crime. This time Kalininsky district of Donetsk was hit by a rocket from MLRS "Uragan". According to preliminary data 2 civilians have been killed, 13 wounded. Dormitory building has sustained considerable damage. Emergency teams are still working. Information is being updated
The news brief, 3 Fabriary 2017 Today Ukrainian fighters have been shelling the village Leninskoe of the Novoazovsky district in the south of the DPR. Last night was bloody in the Donetsk People’s Republic. The Ukrainian Armed Forces shelled 28 localities of the DPR. They used mortars, tanks, infantry fighting vehicles, multiple launch rocket systems, grenade launchers, small arms and heavy artillery. 45 houses and 2 schools were damaged. Power lines were damaged in the Telmanovsky district of the DPR. Gas pipe lines were damaged in Donetsk and Makeevka. Ukrainian fighters opened fire at Donetsk from multiple launch rocket systems “Grad” and “Uragan” yesterday. 2 civilians were killed, 13 were wounded, including 2 children in the Kalininsky district. And also 1 civilian was wounded in the Kievsky district. The head of the delegation of the DPR at the Contact Group, Denis Pushilin sent the official letter to the representative of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission Martin Saydik asking him to take urgent measures to stabilize the situation in Donbass. Saydik passed this request to Austrian foreign Ministry. But there are no particular actions. Workers of the emergency Ministry of the DPR have evacuated 81 people, including 21 children and 3 invalids from Donetsk districts. They were settled in hostels and they got the emergency psychological service. 18 soldiers of the DPR were killed and 26 were wounded for a week, the Deputy Commander of the operational command of the DPR Eduard Basurin reported today.
The news brief, 5 February 2017 Ukrainian fighters have been shelling the village Zaytsevo. They have opened fire at the center of the village. They use 120-mm mortars. The situation in the DPR is stabilized. The Ukrainian Armed Forces shelled the territory of the Donetsk People’s Republic 500 times for the last 24 hours. They opened fire at villages Mikhaylovka, Zaytsevo, Shirokaya Balka and southern villages Sakhanka, Leninskoe, Kominternovo and Sosnovskoe. 1 house was damaged in the village Yasnoe, the Deputy Commander of the operational command of the DPR Eduard Basurin reported today. Kiev fighters use the air drones over the locality Krymskoe, the official representative of the LPR People’s Militia Andrey Marochko reported today. 9 lorries with ammunition, 4 armored personnel carriers and 20 Ukrainian fighters arrived in the locality Zolotoe. 3 tanks, 2 self-propelled guns and 5 infantry fighting vehicles were detected in the village Vidrodzhennya. Foreign mercenaries arrived in the village Troitskoe. Kiev fighters shelled the positions of the LPR People’s Militia 2 times; it has been reported by the Ministry of Defense. They opened fire at Pervomaysk from 82-mm mortars. And they shelled the village Kalinovo from Troitskoe using mortars.
The news brief, 7 Februaгy 2017 In the morning Ukrainian fighters have opened fire at Dokuchaevsk from artillery. A hostel and a boiler house were damaged, the head of the town Alexander Kachanov reported today. There were no casualties. Ukrainian soldiers shelled the village Frunze of the Slavyanoserbsky district at night. They used artillery. 2 houses were damaged. The Ukrainian Armed Forces shelled the territory of the Donetsk People’s Republic 600 times for the last 24 hours. They used mortars, tanks, antiaircraft guns, grenade launchers, small arms and heavy artillery. The difficult situation is in Donetsk. 2 soldiers of the DPR were killed and 1 wounded. 13 Ukrainian tanks were detected in Maryinka, 2 self-propelled guns were registered in the village Novomikhaylovka of the Maryinsky district. 3 multiple launch rocket systems “Grad” are located in Novokalinovo near Yasinovataya, 8 in Ivanovka and 2 in the village Sartana. 6 self-propelled guns were detected in the village Ivanopolye, the Deputy Commander of the operational command of the DPR Eduard Basurin reported today. 80 Ukrainian fighters are going to Avdeevka, the official representative of the LPR People’s Militia Andrey Marochko reported today. Kiev fighters shelled the positions of the LPR People’s Militia 4 times; it has been reported by the Ministry of Defense. They opened fire at the localities Smeloe, Frunze, Donetsky and Logvinovo. They used infantry fighting vehicles, mortars, antiaircraft guns, grenade launchers and small arms.