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Main news of Donbas: “LPR” militants tried to seize a checkpoint near Novotoshkovske; 2 captives were freed near Maryinka

Main news of Donbas: “LPR” militants tried to seize a checkpoint near Novotoshkovske; 2 captives were freed near Maryinka

Militants are shelling ATO potisions in all directions, mortars are used

On November 13, militants shelled ATO positions in all directions using weapons which are banned by the Minsk accords. In the direction of Donetsk they used APCs, grenage launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms. The provocative fire was opened at Opytne, Pisky, Maryinka, Novohrodske, Novoselivka 2, Verhnetoretske, Krasnohorivka and Avdiivka. Besides this, militants used 82 mm mortars in the vicinity of Avdiivka.

Poroshenko signed a decree on holding the local election in Mariupol and Krasnoarmiysk on November 29

President Petro Poroshenko signed an act #775-VIII “On peculiarities of voting in the regular elections of deputies of Krasnoarmiysk Town Council of the Donetsk region, deputies of Mariupol Town Council of the Donetsk region, Krasnoarmiysk mayor, Mariupol mayor on October 25, 2015.” 

“LPR” tried to seize an ATO checkpoint in the vicinity of Novotoshkivske

Ukrainian servicemen repelled an attack of the “LPR” militants at the checkpoint in the vicinity of the village of Novotoshnkivske (Popasna district, the Luhansk region). A group of 9 militants tried to go past the checkpoint unnoticed. One militant was killed, two were wounded.

1 Ukrainian serviceman perished, 8 were wounded in the last 24 hours

Militants shelled ATO stronghold in the vicinity of Maryinka, using 120 mm mortars. As a result, 1 Ukrainian serviceman perished and 8 were wounded. The mortars which were used had been camouflaged by the militants in Putylivsky Forest of Donetsk. 

“2 for 2” captives' exchange took place near Maryinka

Today, on November 15, “2 for 2” captives' exchange between ATO and “DPR” militants took place in the buffer zone between Oleksandrivka and Maryinka (the Donetsk region). The report states that the militants handed employees of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine who had been detained at a checkpoint in autumn.


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