Kiev forces opened fire on the western outskirts of the capital of the DPR from heavy mortars. «For 45 minutes, Ukrainian soldiers were shelling the village Trudovskie from the direction of Maryinka,» the head of the representative office of the DPR in the Joint Center for Control and Coordination Ruslan Yakubov said. A car of the municipal service was damaged and its driver was wounded. The employees of the Ministry of Emergency Situations who came to the scene of the attack themselves were under fire and could not reach the victim. Evacuation was carried out with the assistance of soldiers of the People’s Militia. The man is in the hospital.
The power line in Pervomaysk and residential houses in the town Kalinovo were damaged as a result of shelling by the AFU, Andrey Marochko said.
The Armed Forces of Ukraine are preparing to strike at the front-line territories of the Donetsk People’s Republic along the contact line on the 8th of December, Eduard Basurin reported. The «military operation» is planned, in particular, at the Debaltsevo, Gorlovka, Mariupol and Donetsk areas, including the Donetsk filtration station.
The Armed Forces of Ukraine violated the ceasefire 44 times. 19 settlements of the Republic were under fire. They used artillery, tanks, mortars, infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers and small arms. 3 houses were damage in Dokuchaevsk.
During the past day, Kiev forces shelled the positions of the People’s Militia of the LPR 10 times. The villages Donetsky, Frunze, Kalinovka, Dolgoe, Lozovoe and Nizhnee Lozovoe were subjected to shelling. The fire was opened from mortars, antiaircraft guns, infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers and small arms.