Donbass, October 24th, 2017
The air drone of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission registered 14 anti-tank mines on both sides of the T1316 road near the settlement Zolotoe in Donbass.
The Deputy Commander of the operational command of the DPR Eduard Basurin reported Ukrainian soldiers strengthen positions in the southern sector of the front. «One reactive battery of multiple launch rocket systems “Grad” was detected in the Mariupol direction, near the village Khlebodarovka. A self-propelled artillery battalion is located near the village Kalinovo.
«The scale of cooperation with NATO countries completely satisfies us. 9 battalions were trained according to NATO standards, and they fought in the ATO zone. Another battalion is training now, «the head of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Viktor Muzhenko said. According to him, it is necessary to bring to the standards of the Alliance not only soldiers, but also officers. First, they need to teach English.
The military-industrial establishment of the DPR produced anti-sniper rifles «Donchanki». It’s reported that the weapons have successfully tested on the front line. All details of Donchanki are also produced in Donbass.
The Armed Forces of Ukraine shelled 12 localities in the Donetsk People’s Republic. They used mortars, infantry fighting vehicles, armored personnel carriers, grenade launchers and small arms. Kiev fighters shelled the positions of the LPR People’s Militia 7 times. They opened fire on the settlements Frunze, Krasny Yar, Krasny Liman and Kalinovka. They used mortars, grenade launchers and small arms.