Donbass, January 5th, 2017
Ukrainian forces intensified airborne prospecting using air drones in Mariupol direction, Eduard Basurin said. According to the republican intelligence, the Ukrainian command intends to strengthen the battalion deployed in the southern sector of the front. Basurin call on the representatives of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to pay attention to such transfer of the AFU strike equipment to the contact line.
Employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Lugansk People’s Republic withdrew from the cache in the village Ekaterinovka, 1,5 thousand ammunition and 26 grenades.
The head of the administration of Novoazovsky district, Anatoly Yankovsky reported, the AFU shelled the village Kominternovo in the south of the DPR, the shop was damaged.
Yesterday, the Armed Forces of Ukraine shelled the area of the checkpoint «Maryinka» to the west of Donetsk while the civilian population was there.
German Foreign Minister Zigmar Gabriel said that United Nations peacekeepers should be armed and located throughout Donbass. He said at a press conference with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavel Klimkin.