New details appeared about shelling by Ukrainian forces, informed Vice-Commander of the DPR People's Militia Eduard Basurin. According to him, the Ukrainian Army violating Minsk protocol, unsuccessfully tried to breakthrough the positions of DPR and LPR in the area of Debaltsevo.
Over the day Ukrainian Armed Forces more than 1,500 times opened fire on cities and districts of Donetsk People`s Republic, told Eduard Basurin and specified the areas which were under fire: Zaitsevo, Gorlovka, Shirokaya Balka, Mikhailovka, Ozeryanovka, Yasinovataya, Spartak, Zhabichevo, Krutaya Balka, Aleksandrovka, Dokuchayevsk, Kominternovo, Sakhanka, Sergeyevka, Leninskoye, Yasnoye and Trudovskiye settlement in Petrovsky district of Donetsk city.
As a result of shelling one house was damaged in Dokuchayevsk, two houses and the building of non-functioning kindergarten were damaged in Yasnoye.
Eduard Basurin informed that fighters from prohibited in many countries terrorist group «Pravy sector» conducted offensive reconnaissance in the direction Svetlodarskoye-Kalinovka near Debaltsevo.
"I want to assure the Ukrainian military command that whatever additional forces they attract, the result will be the same – the enemy won't pass", Basurin said.
It should be reminded that 18 December Ukrainian Armed Forces attempted to breakthrough the positions of LPR in the area of Kalinovka near Debaltsevo. Ukrainian Army lost 10 people and more than 20 were wounded.
DONi News Agency / Republinskaya 1 TV-Channel