Новости Донбасса

Main News of Donbas: The Armed Forces of Ukraine suffer losses; Cultural activist murdered in Donetsk

Main News of Donbas: The Armed Forces of Ukraine suffer losses; Cultural activist murdered in Donetsk

News for March 31-April 1

Reports from the front

Illegal armed groupings shelled the ATO forces 77 times during the last day. The militants fire from heavy armament of a caliber 82 and 122-mm banned by the Minsk Agreements. The ATO Headquarters’ press center reports about that.

One Ukrainian military perished and 8 were wounded in hostilities in the ATO zone during the last day. It was reported by Andriy Lysenko, PA spokesperson on ATO related issues at a briefing.

Reports from the territory controlled by Ukraine

«Public Radio» started broadcasting near the demarcation line. Program «Kyiv-Donbas» was launched on three transmitters in a test mode on March 31. According to the Ministry of Information Policy, now residents of Avdiivka, Piski, Vodyane, and Opytne may hear «Kyiv-Donbas» program on 95.7 FM; residents of Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, and Petrovskiy district of Donetsk – on 95.3 FM; and of Novotoshkivske – 90 FM.

On March 31, militants shelled an excavator which was restoring the gas pipeline which supplies Maryinka and Krasnohorivka. The information is presented by «Kurakhove», Group of Civil and Military Cooperation.

«Hockey Club Donbas» beat a team from Kyiv in the final match and got the gold medal of Ukraine for the fourth time. The team from Donetsk went through the play off series without losing any match (just as «Sokil» did in 2010/11 and 2011/12 seasons and «Companion-Naftohaz» did in 2012/2013 season).

«Donbas Public TV» reported that a mini-bakery was opened in frontline Maryinka.

News from the occupied territories

Mykola Prysyazhniyk, Dirctor of the Centre of Slavic Culture was murdered in his home in Donetsk last night. Yelena Reznikova, deputy editor-in-chief of «Shyshkin Les» magazine informed about this on her Facebook page. According to the the preliminary version, the cultural activist was murdered in an attempt to rob his house. 

Representatives of the illegal «LPR» faction elected a new so-called «head of parliament» at the session today. The separatist site «LITS» informes that the «post» is now occupied by Vladimir Dekhtyarenko.

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