The news brief, 4 January 2017
Ukrainian fighters opened fire at the checkpoint “Mayorsk” in the north of Gorlovka from grenade launchers and small arms.
The Ukrainian Armed Forces shelled the territory of the Donetsk People’s Republic over 1000 times for the last 24 hours. They used mortars, grenade launchers, infantry fighting vehicles and small arms. Ukrainian fighters opened fire at Donetsk, Yasinovataya, villages Krutaya Balka and Alexandrovka, Trudovskie of the Petrovsky district, Zaytsevo and Zheleznaya Balka, villages Kominternovo, Leninskoe and Sakhanka in the south of the DPR.
3 Ukrainian mortars were detected in the village Novoselovka the Second near Yasinovataya. 3 mortars are located in the village Vodyanoe. Moreover, Ukrainian tanks were registered in Granitnoe near Telmanovo, the Deputy Commander of the operational command of the DPR Eduard Basurin reported today.
40 fighters of “The Right Sector” arrived in the villages Sizoe and Sharov Kut, 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 3 times; it has been reported by the Ministry of Defense. They opened fire at the villages Kalinovka and Zheltoe. They used mortars, grenade launchers and small arms.