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The situation on the contact line in Donbas remains tense

“The Ukrainian military eight times violated the ceasefire and nineteen times shelled the territory of the Republic. In the shellings the enemy nine times used 120mm mortars, as well as grenade launchers, anti-aircraft systems and small arms”, – Donbas officials report. .
In the same time Donetsk intelligence registered the concentration of the Ukrainian personnel and military equipment near the contact line:
In Pervomayskoye (6 km away from the contact line) there was registered the arrival of six tanks;
In Mariinka (1 km away from the contact line) there was registered the arrival of three motorised artillery systems, four tanks, seven armoured personnel carriers and infantry fighting vehicles;
In Dimitrov (42 km away from the contact line) there was registered the arrival of one 203mm motorised artillery system 2C7 “Peon” and twenty vehicles with personnel and ammunition;
In Novotroytskoye (6 km away from the contact line) there was registered the arrival of a group of up to eleven snipers (two of them women of Asian appearance).
The Ukrainian military and political authorities continue to regroup units along the contact line and organized trainings of special units. Donetsk spokesman explains this activity by future Contact group meeting: “I would also like to point out that on the eve of the meeting of the Contact Group, as it repeatedly happened before, the military and political authorities of Ukraine deliberate overstate the number of shellings on our part and accuse the DPR of provocations, aiming at further escalation of the conflict”. https://dninews.com/article/donetsk-defense-situation-report-23022016

 

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