Kiev jams the OSCE’s drones
The Permanent Representative of Russia to the OSCE, Alexander Lukashevich, announced that Ukraine is jamming the OSCE drones in order to hide their military activity in Donbass from the international observers. “A typical case occurred on 10th of January, near the Kiev-controlled village of Orekhovo, in the Luhansk region. A short-range drone was jammed, and fell into the hands of the Ukrainian military” — he said. As it was noted by Alexander Lukashevich — a bit later, the Ukrainian military returned the drone of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission. The drone had a completely blank memory card. “Such interference in the operations of the Mission’s technical activities is unacceptable. It demonstrates a desire to hide the military activity from the mission” — he explained.
“Since the last meeting of the Contact Group for the Peaceful Settlement of the Donbass Conflict, which took place in Minsk on 18th of December 2019 — the Ukrainian troops violated the ceasefire regime 140 times by firing more than a 1000 of shells at the DPR” — the representatives of the DPR at the Joint Center for the Control and Coordination of the Ceasefire announced. It was noted that as a result of the shelling by the Ukrainian troops — 1 civilian was injured and 9 houses were damaged. The most dangerous areas of the region remained the areas to the west and to the north from the city of Donetsk, the towns of Yasinovataya, Gorlovka, and the south of the Republic.
On 10th of January 2020, as a result of a shelling of the LPR by the Ukrainian troops — a civilian was injured in the settlement of Kirovsk. The civilian infrastructure at 5 locations was damaged. The gas pipeline and the power line were also damaged. As the result — 7 houses were left without gas supply, and 60 houses without power supply.
«On Wednesday, the OSCE recorded 140 explosions in Donbass region» — the daily report of the OSCE for 15th January reported. The OSCE reported 25 explosions on the frontline of the DPR with Ukraine. “Almost half of the ceasefire violations and explosions were recorded west of the village of Sentyanivka” — the OSCE specified.
«The Ukrainian High Command invited foreign TV journalists to record a staged shelling in the zone of the so-called ‘combined forces operation’. Their goal is to frame the LPR military personnel of a fake shelling» — said Ivan Filiponenko, a press officer of the LPR People’s Militia Department. “According to our intelligence — the journalists from ‘the Spiegel’, ‘the France Press’, and ‘the Associated Press’ news agencies arrived in the zone of responsibility of the Ukrainian operational tactical group ‘North’. They were escorted by the representatives of the 74th center for the informational and psychological operations of the Ukrainian army. The journalists are there to film video reports about an alleged shelling of the positions of the 72nd and 93rd brigades of the Ukrainian army, followed by an accusation of the LPR People’s Militia» — he explained.
“27 people died at the checkpoints on the demarcation line between Donbass and Ukraine in 2019” — Pavel Lisyansky, a representative of the Ukrainian Ombudsman in Donbass, announced on his Facebook page. According to him — most of the victims were old people. “In 2019, the emergency medical teams carried out 290 visits. They provided medical assistance to 301 people” — he added with a reference to the data from the Office of the Ombudsman of Ukraine for the Human Rights. Constantine Reztsov, specially for ANNA NEWS.