: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions 139 times using heavy armor in all sectors in Donbas in the past 48 hours


Russian troops attack Ukraine 72 times in the last day, 1 WIA in last day, 1 Ukrainian soldier is wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

Situation in Donbas February 14, 2017 Ukraine conflict map
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In the Donetsk sector, Russian troops shelled 122mm artillery systems on the village of Pisky, 120mm and 82mm mortars on the town of Avdiivka, and the villages of Nevelske, Verkhniotoretske and Troyitske. Russian troops fired rocket-propelled grenades and small arms on the villages of Nevelske, Zaitseve, Pisky, Novoluhanske, Verkhniotoretske, Novoselivka Druha, and Luhanske. A sniper was active in Nevelsk.

In the Mariupol sector, Russian troops used 122mm artillery systems, tanks, infantry fighting vehicles and armored personnel carriers in the village of Vodiane. Russian troops opened fire from mortars of various calibers on the town of Krasnohorivka, and the villages of Pavlopil and Shyrokyne. Russian troops also fired rocket-propelled grenades, heavy machine guns, and small arms on the villages of Lebedynske, Bohdanivka, Pavlopil and Shyrokyne. Infantry fighting vehicles and a sniper were involved in attacking Shyrokyne.

In the Luhansk sector, Russian troops used 82mm mortars and grenade launchers in the attacks on the Ukrainian positions near the villages of Krymske, Valuiske, Novo-Oleksandrivka and Stanytsia Luhanska.

Russian troops attack Ukraine 67 times on February 13, 2017. 1 Ukrainian soldier is wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

Situation in Donbas February 13, 2017 Ukraine conflict map
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In the Donetsk sector Russian troops’ main activity takes place in the vicinity of Avdiivka, where they used mortar launchers. Russian troops shot from mortar launchers and light weapons in Verkhniotoretske – Novoselivka Druha frontline area. Russian troops violated the armistice at the Svitlodarsk bulge, near Horlivka and in the Donetsk airport. Russian troops’ snipers were active in Troitske and Kamianka, and Russian troops were shooting at Butovka coal mine position from armored personnel carrier.

In the Mariupol sector, Russian troops continue active shooting attacks at Ukrainian positions along the entire frontline, using heavy armor. In the Mariupol sector, Russian troops launched at least 27 mortar shells at Ukrainian positions. The biggest number of Russian troops’ armed provocations took place in Krasnohorivka, Novotroitske, Hnutove and Vodiane.

In the Luhansk sector Russian troops conducted 4 shooting attacks involving use of machine guns and grenade launchers. All of these took place in the Popasna area.


See also: OSCE confirmed that Russia had been preparing to attack Avdiivka in Donbas for six months


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