Donbass, January 9th, 2018
During the past day, the Armed Forces of Ukraine opened fire on the positions of the People’s Militia near the village Nizhnee Lozovoe from mortars. They eight times violated the New Year armistice in the DPR. Ukrainian soldiers shelled settlements Spartak, Dokuchevsk, Zaytsevo and Krutaya Balka. They used mortars, infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers and small arms.
Elena is from Kharkov. She was detained by officers of the Security Service of Ukraine on suspicion of terrorism. In prison, Elena spent almost three years, and even after her release, she cannot understand why she was put behind bars. The head of the Writers’ Union of the LPR, Gleb Bobrov, tells of inhuman torture in the Ukrainian captivity. Today almost all the supporters of the Republics of Donbass, who were changed on the 27th of December, are in hospitals.
The People’s Militia of the Lugansk People’s Republic detected the mortar positions of Ukrainian forces at the contact line near the settlement Svetlodarsk in Donbass, the acting head of the Ministry of Defense, Mikhail Filiponenko said. And also he told about the strengthening of the advanced positions of the AFU with personnel and military equipment in the settlements Zolotoe and Troitskoe. 5 Ukrainian howitzers are located near the contact line in Stanichno-Lugansky district, a representative of the People’s Militia of the LPR said.
The position of Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel and the government of the country regarding the conflict in the east of Ukraine is unchanged, the decision can only be political, Steffen Seibert, the official representative of the German Cabinet of Ministers said.