The Ukrainian Armed Forces transferred snipers to the forward positions
On 11th of July, at about 4 am, the Ukrainian troops opened fire on the residential area of the DPR. The village of the Oktyabrskaya mine was shelled. As a result of the shelling, 3 living buildings at the ‘Pyatnitskogo street’ houses number 80, 104, 109 were damaged. 82mm mortars were used during the shelling from the positions near the village of Opitnoe.
On 14th of July the Ukrainian troops once again intentionally fired from mortars, grenade launchers, and AA guns at the living building in the village of Aleksandrovka. 3 buildings on the Lenin Street, houses number 251, 249 and 255, were damaged. 2 civilians were injured as a result of the shelling — they were taken to the Central Hospital, where they received the necessary medical help.
On 15th of July the Ukrainian troops once again opened fire on the territory of the Republic. The settlement of Staromikhaylovka was shelled. Some damage was recorded on the Pionerskaya Street — houses 17, 19 and 21. The Ukrainian troops also opened mortar fire on the village of Kominternovo. The local power line and 2 residential buildings on Akhmatova Street — houses 33 and 35 — were damaged.
On 17th of July, the Ukrainian troops violated the ceasefire, 5 times, by opening fire from mortars, AA guns, grenade launchers and small arms, including large-caliber weaponry. As a result of the shelling of the settlement of the Trudovskaya mine by the Ukrainian troops — 3 residential buildings were damaged, 2 civilians were injured.
The shelling activity of the Ukrainian troops was suppressed by the retaliatory actions of the DPR people’s militia forces. The Ukrainian troops suffered losses. The DPR servicemen retaliated against the firing position of the 79th separate airborne assault brigade of the Ukrainian troops, from where the shelling was coming, which led to the injury of 2 civilians in the west of Donetsk — the People’s Militia Department reported. In total, 4 Donetsk residents were wounded by the shelling of the Ukrainian troops during this week.
«The Ukrainian Command of the ‘Joint Operations Forces’ has deployed snipers to the frontline of the combat zone» — said Ivan Filiponenko, a press officer of the LPR People’s Militia Department. “Despite the constant groundless statements made by the Ukrainian politicians about the need to resolve the conflict in Donbass in a peaceful way — the Ukrainian high command is making more non-peaceful decisions. This is evidenced by the arrival of 3 sniper pairs, trained at the Desna training center under the guidance of the Canadian instructors, at the position of the 25th brigade of the Ukrainian forces» — he explained and added that “in addition, 2 sniper pairs from the ‘Azov’ regiment arrived in the area of the Troitskoye settlement, in the area of responsibility of the 24th brigade of the Ukrainian troops». Constantine Reztsov, specially for ANNA NEWS.