Situation at the front
The night was quiet in the ATO zone. However, in the afternoon Ukrainian militaries’ positions near Donetsk and Mariupol were shelled 17 times to provoke them to fire back. The information was presented by the ATO Headquarters press center.
During the last day, one military perished, according to Oleksandr Motuzyanyk, press-secretary of the Presidential Administration on ATO related issues.
News from the territory controlled by Ukraine
According to the ATO Headquarters press center, entrance-exit checkpoint Maryinka in the ATO zone will resume its work on February 22. The work of the checkpoint was sustained because of shelling.
Checkpoint Zolote will be opened at the beginning of March, as the Luhansk military and civil administration press center informs.
There was an explosion near Maryinka. It happened due to careless handling of explosives. Several Ukrainian militaries were wounded; no people perished, the ATO Headquarters press center reports.
Halyna Almazova, paramedic of medical rapid response team “Veterok”, presented details: 10 Ukrainian militaries were wounded, three of them seriously.
News from the occupied territory
A woman with a child fell out of a route taxi when it was moving. It happened in occupied Luhansk and the information was presented by the so-called “LPR” “ministry of the interior”. The victims with traumatic brain and soft tissue injuries were taken to hospital.
Oleksandr Khodakovskiy, militant and “secretary of “DPR” “secretary of security”, claims that he may be murdered by the order of the “Russian curators”. He wrote that in his LiveJournal in connection with his conflict with “DPR” “head” Aleksandr Zakharchenko.
The main news from the Donbas is presented here.