Summary events of Novorossiya, January 8, 2017
The Ukrainian Armed Forces shelled the territory of the Donetsk People’s Republic 500 times for the last 24 hours. Ukrainian fighters opened fire at Yasinovataya, villages Mineralnoe and Krutaya Balka, Alexandrovka and Trudovskie of the Petrovsky district, the area of the airport, Zhabichevo and Spartak, villages in the south of the DPR – Leninskoe, Kominternovo, Sakhanka and Oktyabr. Moreover, Shirokaya Balka and Zheleznaya Balka were subjected to fire. One house was destroyed, 2 villages don’t have the electricity in the south of the DPR.
3 Ukrainian infantry fighting vehicles and 1 armored personnel carrier arrived in the village Novgorodskoe. 5 mortars were detected near the village Luganskoe. 20 carriages of ammunition were registered at the Krasny Liman station. 2 howitzers D-30 and 4 mortars are located in the village Nevelskoe to the west of Donetsk, the Deputy Commander of the operational command of the DPR Eduard Basurin reported today.
Foreign instructors arrived to train Ukrainian commanders in Schastye. They trained Syrian terrorists; it has been reported by the LPR People’s Militia.
Kiev fighters shelled the village Kalinovo from Novozvanovka, they used 120-mm mortars; it has been reported by the Ministry of Defense.