Donbass, April 8th, 2018
The Ukrainian forces opened fire on the checkpoint and the civilian population of the village “Elenovka” from small arms, large-caliber machine guns and sniper’s weapons. A civilian was injured. Employees of the Ministry of Emergency Measures of the DPR promptly gave first aid, after which the victim was taken to the hospital and she survived. «At the same place, this winter, a civilian bus was already fired upon, where a man died, so this is not the first case, from the Ukrainian side in this place, unfortunately, there are very often provocations of this kind. And civilians are being killed, «said Daniil Bezsonov, the head of the press service of the DPR.
Observers of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in their latest reports have documented the deployment of Kiev weapons and military equipment next to residential areas near the contact line. «The AFU, using the fascist tactics of warfare, are shielded by civilians as a living shield, and occupy houses,» said Andrey Marochko. «Such actions are disclosed in the reports of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission on the 4th of April. Observers saw two armored infantry vehicles between residential buildings near the village of Zolotoe-the third, one vehicle near the village Schastye, and on the 5th of April the mission saw one anti-aircraft self-propelled unit «Shilka» near the village Popasnaya».
Under the pretence of a peacekeeping mission, Ukraine wants to crack down on the DPR and LPR with the help of its sponsors, believes the first deputy chairman of the State Duma committee for CIS affairs, Konstantin Zatulin. The head of Ukrainian diplomacy Pavel Klimkin on the air of the Inter TV channel said that Ukraine will exert pressure on Russia in the issue of deployment of the peacekeeping contingent in Donbass.
During the past week Ukrainian forces have violated the» Easter truce «14 times. They used infantry fighting vehicles, anti-tank guided missiles, mortars, grenade launchers, large-caliber and small arms. The areas of settlements Nizhnee Lozovoe, Kalinovka, Logvinovo, Krasny Liman, Dolgoye, Zheltoye, Kalinovo, Molodezhnoe, Veselenkoye were subjected to shelling, the Colonel Mikhail Filiponenko, the Acting Head of the People’s Militia Office of the LPR said.
Representatives of the People’s Militia and the Red Cross installed information boards warning about mine danger in the area of the checkpoint «Stanitsa Luganskaya, Andrey Marochko said. He noted that the support of the installation of the boards was provided by the representation of the Republic in the Joint Center for Control and Coordination of the ceasefire.
After a wound immediately on the front line. The soldier of the Armed Forces of the DPR Sanya was wounded three months ago and he is already on the front line, defends the borders of the Republic. He told that the truce exists only on paper.
The Kiev forces released over 1800 various ammunition in the front-line territories of the DPR for three weeks, the head of the Republic’s representation in the Joint Center for Control and Coordination of the ceasefire regime Ruslan Yakubov said. As a result of shelling а civilian died, two soldiers were wounded. Another soldier was killed while performing a peaceful task to help the population. 25 houses and two infrastructure facilities were damaged.
The OSCE is interested in discussing the issue of the return Russian officers-observers of the Joint Center for Control and Coordination to Ukraine, the Secretary General of the organization Thomas Greminger said after the talks with the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, the General Sergey Shoygu.The OSCE is interested in discussing the issue of the return Russian officers-observers of the Joint Center for Control and Coordination to Ukraine, the Secretary General of the organization Thomas Greminger said after the talks with the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, the General Sergey Shoygu.