04/20/2021

Situation in Donbass front line

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The Kiev armed formations inflicted an artillery strike on the LPR

The situation on the front line in Donbass is heating up. Representatives of the Donbass Republics in the JCCC observed an increase in the intensity of fire by the Ukrainian security forces against the LPR front-line settlements.

On the eve of the night, Kiev troops fired with Zolotoe-5 and Pervomaisk artillery cannons. Residents were forced to hide in basements.

A local resident said that the Ukrainian army units were “very active” during day.

“In the morning, in the afternoon, around 13:00, there was a series of shots, at 21:45, at night, as always, the Ukrofascists began to bombard with large caliber artillery. Very loud noises are heard in the Zolote-5 area, ”he said, emphasizing that local residents have to hide in basements throughout the day.

The woman added Pervomaisk’s outskirts were also subject to bombardment by the Armed Forces of Ukraine, which lasted half an hour.

“Our military observe the” regime of silence “, there is absolutely no” answer “, but the other side doesn’t calm down,” added a local neighbor.

At 23:00, Ukrainian troops fired on the Kalinovo-Borshchevate village area with 122 mm artillery guns. This was reported by the press service of the LPR People’s Police.

“In the direction of Popasnyanskoe from the positions of the 59th brigade in the area of ​​the Troitskoye settlement, by order of the war criminal (Gennady) Shapovalov, from the positions of the 92nd brigade in the area of ​​the Popasnaya settlement, following the instructions criminal (Pavel) Fedosenko’s personnel, the Ukrainian punitive forces opened fire in the area of ​​the Kalinovo-Borshchevate settlement for the first time since the introduction of additional measures to control the observance of the ceasefire, using 122 mm caliber artillery ”, says the release.

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The press service clarified that “a total of 16 shells were fired at the positions of the Republic’s defenders.”

“To guarantee the security of the civilian population of the Republic, our defenders were forced to open fire on enemy positions with weapons not prohibited by the Minsk agreements. Enemy losses are being specified, ”added the Defense Ministry.

An official representative of the People’s Militia of the Republic made an emergency declaration.

“The Ukrainian side continues to escalate the conflict, bombarding the territory of the Luhansk People’s Republic.

In the direction of Popasnyanskoe, from the positions of the 59th brigade in the area of ​​the Troitskoye settlement, by order of the war criminal Shapovalov, and from the positions of the 92nd brigade in the area of ​​the Popasnaya settlement, in the Personal Instructions of the criminal Fedosenko, the Ukrainian punishers opened fire in the area of ​​the Kalinovo-Borshchevate settlement, for the first time since the introduction of additional measures to control the observance of the ceasefire regime, using artillery of caliber 122 mm. In total, sixteen howitzers were fired at the positions of the Republic’s defenders.

To guarantee the safety of the civilian population of the Republic, our defenders were forced to open fire on enemy positions with weapons not prohibited by the Minsk agreements. Enemy losses are being specified.

The facts of the violations were promptly brought to the representatives of the Ukrainian side in the JCCC to take action and exclude the accusation of provocation by the People’s Republic.

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We call on international observers and OSCE leaders to record another flagrant violation of the ceasefire by Ukraine, ”the statement said.

The NM LPR representative added that for the first time since late July, when additional armistice measures were introduced in the Donbass, the Ukrainian security forces used artillery prohibited by the Minsk agreements when shelling LPR territory.

“For the first time since the introduction of additional measures to control the observance of the ceasefire regime (the Armed Forces of Ukraine-ed.), They used 122 mm caliber artillery,” he said.

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