Contents tagged with shelling

  • Kyiv: separatists shelling disrupted power supply to Avdiivka in eastern Ukraine

    According to the statement issued by the Command of Ukrainian Armed Forces in eastern Ukraine, the town of Avdiivka, was left once again without electricity as a result of shelling from heavy weapons by the separatists.

    "Just now, Avdiivka lost its electricity again. The availability of mobile generators is intermittent. Water supply for the households is still provided for now." the statement says.

    The severity of damage to power lines is still unknown. Currently, the town’s critical …

  • Ukraine Tells UN That Situation in Donbas Is Deteriorating

    According to the website of the Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the United Nations, the UN Security Council has been officially informed about the deterioration of the situation in the Donbas region.

    The press service of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry posed the information in such a way that the government plainly intended to "draw the attention of the international community to Russia’s neglect of the Minsk Agreement and to its full responsibility for the situation in some districts of …

  • Ukrainian authorities: government forces comply with ceasefire despite provocations

    The Ukrainian military is fully complying with the Minsk Agreements, although Russian occupation troops have intensified fighting and shelling, as indicated during a press briefing on Thursday by a representative of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine on ATO issues, Colonel Alexander Motuzyanik, UKRINFORM reported.

    "Already today, the enemy has broken the ceasefire at least 18 times. It should be emphasized that the ATO forces are fully complying with the Minsk Agreements, so all …

  • Ukrainian Positions come under Fire Eighteen Times

    The Ukrainian ATO press center has reported on its Facebook page that militants shelled Ukrainian Forces in the Donetsk region 18 times. The press center noted that militants are increasingly using weaponry prohibited by the Minsk Agreements. According to the report, militants launched attacks from tanks, armoured infantry vehicles and heavy machine guns on a Ukrainian team site in the Nevelskoye region.

    They also shelled Ukrainian Forces near Luganskoye from anti-tank mounted grenade …

  • Russian-backed militants shell residential area

    A group of militants disguised as Ukrainian ATO (Anti-Terrorist Operation) fighters shelled residential areas in the Zaytsevo region, reported the ATO press center. The attackers appeared to be one of the pro-Russian, illegal armed groups poorly disguised as Ukrainian servicemen. The militants fired indiscriminately on Zaytsevo’s residential infrastructure using small arms.

    “Criminals are trying to mislead local residents, accuse Ukrainian soldiers of ceasefire violations and discredit ATO …