Summary events of Novorossiya, February 27, 2017
The heads of the DPR and LPR, Alexander Zakharchenko and Igor Plotnitsky said, if Kiev doesn’t cease the transport blockade by the beginning of March, the coal won’t be supplied in Ukraine.
Ukrainian fighters have opened fire at suburbs of Donetsk, Yasinovataya, Dokuchaevsk and the south of the DPR today. They used tanks and mortars.
The situation in the DPR remains tense, the Deputy Commander of the operational command of the DPR Eduard Basurin reported today. The Ukrainian Armed Forces shelled the territory of the Donetsk People’s Republic almost 1000 times for the last 24 hours. Ukrainian fighters shelled 14 localities. They used mortars, infantry fighting vehicles, antiaircraft guns, grenade launchers and small arms.
Ukrainian tanks were detected near the village Granitnoe, Eduard Basurin reported today.
Kiev fighters shelled the positions of the LPR People’s Militia in the villages Kalinovka, Logvinovo, Molodezhnoe, Kalinovo, Lozovoe and Sokolniki. They used mortars, grenade launchers and small arms; it has been reported by the Ministry of Defense.
The 61st humanitarian aid convoy of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation will deliver 200 tons of baby food in the DPR on the 28th of February.