Summary events of Novorossiya, March 20, 2017
The Ukrainian Army has attacked the positions of the DPR near the village Kominternovo today. 10 Ukrainian fighters were killed and 5 wounded. And also 3 soldiers of the DPR were wounded.
The situation in the DPR remains tense. The Ukrainian Armed Forces shelled 13 localities. They used mortars, tanks, heavy artillery, infantry fighting vehicles, armored personnel carriers, antiaircraft guns, grenade launchers and small arms, Eduard Basurin reported today. Power lines and gas pipe lines were damaged in the villages Sakhanka and Kominternovo. 1 soldier of the DPR was wounded.
The Ukrainian president Petr Poroshenko said Kiev lost control of Donbass because of the blockade. It struck on the power and steel industries, public finances.
The Security Service of Ukraine introduced sanctions against European politicians, who visited Crimea on the 19th of March. Kiev forbade them to come to Ukraine for 5 years, the spokeswoman of the service Alena Gitlyanskaya wrote in Facebook.
The representatives of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission detected 50 Ukrainian antitank mines near the locality Zolotoe, the official representative of the LPR People’s Militia Andrey Marochko reported today.