Contents tagged with Marinka

  • Kyiv: Russian troops intensify ground assaults in Avdiivka and Novomykhailivka, scale back air strikes in Donetsk region

    Russian forces focus on assaults in Avdiivka and Novomykhailivka in the Marinka direction, attacking almost without the use of heavy machinery, said Colonel Alexander Shtupun, spokesperson for the Joint Press Center of the Tavriya Defense Forces, during a national news broadcast.

    According to Colonel Shtupun, the Russians did not carry out any air strikes yesterday but launched three missile strikes using S-300 air defense systems against the Donetsk region, and they continue to actively use …

  • Russian Defense Minister claims Marinka captured, Ukraine denies it amidst continued fighting

    Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoygu reported to Putin that Russian troops had captured the town of Marinka. However, the spokesperson for the Joint Press Centre of the Ukrainian Defence Forces in the South, Oleksandr Shtupun, denied it during a national news broadcast.

    Shtupun claims that to speak of the complete capture of Marinka would be "incorrect" as the town has been completely destroyed. However, the fighting in Marinka continues, as Ukrainian military personnel are still present …

  • Fierce clashes continue near Avdiivka as Russian offensive intensifies

    The situation near Avdiivka remains extremely complex, with the Russian armed forces deploying a large number of infantry against the Ukrainian Armed Forces. Experts and analysts are reporting daily and persistent fighting near Avdiivka. The Kremlin shows no hesitation in sacrificing its soldiers, as well as military equipment, with Putin's objective being to capture the town at any cost by the end of the year.On November 28, analysts from DeepState published their report for the past 24 hours. …

  • Kyiv: Ukrainian Forces hold their positions near Avdiivka and Marinka as Russians trying to advance

    The speaker of the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, Andriy Kovalyov, speaking on Ukrainian news broadcast, provided details of Russian offensive near Avdiivka in Donetsk region.

    "In the Avdiivka direction, the Russian invaders, with the force of up to three battalions, supported by tanks and armored vehicles, intensified their offensive actions in the areas of Avdiivka, Tonenke, Keramik and Pervomaiske in the Donetsk region," emphasized Kovalyov.

    According to him, the Ukrainian …

  • Kyiv: Russian troops unable to advance near Vuhledar and Avdiivka

    Ukrainian Forces are holding their positions near Vuhledar and blocking Russian troops from approaching Avdiivka, said the commander of the operational-strategic group Tavria, Oleksandr Tarnavsky, on his Telegram channel .

    Tarnavsky also published a photo of destroyed Russian armor with the caption: "Orcs are resting near Vuhledar."

    "Our artillery is working accurately, every soldier who is in the trenches today performs tasks at the highest level," Tarnavsky added.

    Russian forces are losing …

  • Ukrainian military say they have advanced nearer to Donetsk

    Soldiers of the 24th Separate Mechanized Brigade named after King Danylo took up new positions in Marinka, now only 100-250 meters away from Aleksandrivka and Donetsk, announced the press officer of the brigade, Nazar Ilnitsky, on the air of the radio station Armia FM on June 12.

    According to him, the brigade reconnaissance teams entered the “gray zone” in order to improve their tactical position - to shift away from the local population. This plan was developed by the command of the brigade …

  • Marinka checkpoint in eastern Ukraine closed due to sniper fire

    The Marinka checkpoint was temporarily shut down on the 5th March due to a sniper attack at a Ukrainian roadblock on Saturday morning, the Ukrainian Armed Force’s press center stated.

    The leaders of the Ukrainian forces in the Donbas region declared that the attack was a “reckless violation of the Minsk Agreements by fighters of the so-called DPR”.

    Separatists attacked a roadblock of the Armed Forces of Ukraine at about 9:45 am.  The defense borderline of the Marinka checkpoint was also …

  • Ukrainian Intelligence: 9 Russian soldiers were killed in Marinka

    According to the Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, nine Russian soldiers have been killed and eight wounded near the town of Marinka in eastern Ukraine.

     “The losses of the Russian occupiers in the Marinka district have been confirmed.  Nine Russian soldiers have died while eight have been injured.  On the 19th of February, the bodies were secretly transported from Donetsk to Russia,” a statement read

    “Taking into account the constant losses of personnel and …

  • OSCE: Situation in Donbas region remains highly volatile

    Deputy Chief Monitor of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe's (OSCE) Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, Alexander Hug, held a news conference in Kiev in which he outlined the general security situation in the Donbas region. Hug highlighted several areas in eastern Ukraine where tensions are rising between the Ukrainian Armed Forces and Russian-backed separatists of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) and the so-called Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR).

    The …

  • OSCE Observers Fired on in Eastern Ukraine

    Ukrainian representatives at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) reported that a sniper from the illegally armed groups opened fire on a car from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission on the 16th of January in Marinka (in the Donetsk region). The car was fired on within the territory under control of members of the so-called Donetsk People's Republic.

    “The representatives of the SMM weren’t injured. Their lives aren’t in danger but the car is damaged,” the report says.

    It was …