The news brief, 2 January 2017
The Foreign Minister of Austria, the Chairman of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission Sebastyan Kurts is going to visit Mariupol on 3rd of December.
3 howitzers “The Acacia” were detected near the village Granitnoe, 5 howitzers D-30 are located in the village Old Crimea near Mariupol. 200 Ukrainian snipers were registered in the village Zhovanka, the Deputy Commander of the operational command of the DPR Eduard Basurin reported today.
The Ukrainian Armed Forces shelled the territory of the Donetsk People’s Republic over 500 times for the last 24 hours. They used mortars, grenade launchers, infantry fighting vehicles and small arms. Ukrainian fighters opened fire at the town Gorlovka, villages Zaytsevo, Golmovsky and Nizhnetoretskoe, the town Yasinovataya, villages Krutaya Balka, Spartak, villages Alexandrovka and Trudovskie of the Petrovsky district, villages Kominternovo, Leninskoe and Sakhanka in the south of the DPR.
15 Ukrainian tanks T-64 and foreign mercenaries were detected in Stanitsa Luganskaya, the official representative of the LPR People’s Militia the major Andrey Marochko reported today.
Kiev fighters shelled the positions of the LPR People’s Militia 6 times; it has been reported by the Ministry of Defense. They opened fire at the villages Kalinovo, Zheltoe, Nikolaevka and the monument to the Prince Igor. They used mortars, infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers and small arms.