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      National Security and Defense Council: Russia-backed militants shelled Horlivka
      Jun13

      National Security and Defense Council: Russia-backed militants shelled Horlivka

      Kyiv, June 12, 2015 – Ukrainian representatives to the Joint Center for Control and Coordination (JCCC) of ceasefire notified the OSCE mission members about night attacks at Horlivka that were carried out by Russian and separatists troops jointly. On June 10 militants shelled western outskirts of Horlivka from the side of Gagarina mine using...

      National Security and Defense Council: Russia-backed militants use 152-mm cannons and Grad-P systems
      Jun11

      National Security and Defense Council: Russia-backed militants use 152-mm cannons and Grad-P systems

      Kyiv, June 10, 2015 – In the Mariupol, the Russia-backed militants used 152-mm cannons and Grad-P systems near Shyrokyne. Militants also fired the cannons of the same caliber in the Donetsk are in the east and west of Svitlodarske water reservoir. View map in full size Militants were actively using cannons, mortars and armored vehicles including...

      National Security and Defense Council: Motorboat of Ukrainian Coast Guard exploded near Mariupol, no lethal casualties
      Jun09

      National Security and Defense Council: Motorboat of Ukrainian Coast Guard exploded near Mariupol, no lethal casualties

      Kyiv, June 8, 2015 – Motorboat of Ukrainian border guards exploded in the Sea of Azov. The blast occurred near Chervone village (Donetsk region) west of Mariupol. The explosion was caused by a militant explosive device that has been delivered by the sea from the occupied territories. There were no lethal casualties among the border guards however...

      National Security and Defense Council: Militants keep firing at ATO forces using 120-mm mortars, 122-mm artillery and Grad multiple rocket launchers
      Jun08

      National Security and Defense Council: Militants keep firing at ATO forces using 120-mm mortars, 122-mm artillery and Grad multiple rocket launchers

      Kyiv, June 7, 2015 – Situation in ATO zone remains tense. Russia-backed militants shelled the ATO forces with 120-mm mortars nine times, 122-mm artillery five times and Grad multiple rocket launchers in the area of Hranitne (Donetsk Region) five times. View map in full size In the Luhansk area where the lowest intensity of militant assaults is...

      National Security and Defense Council:  Russia and its proxies use hostages to hide their defeat in Maryinka
      Jun07

      National Security and Defense Council: Russia and its proxies use hostages to hide their defeat in Maryinka

      Kyiv, June 6, 2015. Russia-backed militants in eastern Ukraine have captured a soldier of the 28th Mechanized Brigade of Ukrainian Armed Forces Roman Mashchenko who made a series of announcements regarding the fighting near Maryinka on June 3-4, which reiterated messages of the Russian media. Mashchenko was talking “under extreme duress and...

      National Security and Defense Council: Extremely fierce fighting on the frontline: militants use Grad missile systems, 120-mm mortars and 152-mm artillery
      Jun05

      National Security and Defense Council: Extremely fierce fighting on the frontline: militants use Grad missile systems, 120-mm mortars and 152-mm artillery

      Kyiv, June 5, 2015. Extremely fierce fighting along the frontline have occurred over the last day, while pro-Russian mostly used heavy weaponry, such as Grad missile systems, 120-mm mortars and 152-mm artillery against the Ukrainian troops. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector, military action took place in Shyrokyne and Hranitne...

      National Security and Defense Council: OSCE observe militant move heavy arms, used tanks and Grad missile systems in Maryinka offensive
      Jun05

      National Security and Defense Council: OSCE observe militant move heavy arms, used tanks and Grad missile systems in Maryinka offensive

      Kyiv, June 4, 2015. OSCE Special Monitoring Mission reported the movement of militants’ military equipment from Donetsk toward Maryinka in the night of June 2-3: 10 T-64 and T-72 tanks, 122-mm and 152-mm heavy artillery and trucks carrying anti-aircraft mounts were spotted. International monitors also observed incessant artillery fire on the...

      National Security and Defense Council: Militants shell ATO positions near Maryinka and Krasnohorivka
      Jun04

      National Security and Defense Council: Militants shell ATO positions near Maryinka and Krasnohorivka

      Kyiv, June 3, 2015. At 4 a.m., Russia-backed militants launched an offensive on the Ukrainian military positions near Maryinka and Krasnohorivka using tanks, mortars and the artillery. Despite the escalation of fighting, Ukrainian troops hold control over Maryinka and Krasnohorivka. Ukrainian Armed Forces did not suffer any lethal casualties...

      National Security and Defense Council: Fierce fighting in Shyrokyne lasted for the whole day
      Jun03

      National Security and Defense Council: Fierce fighting in Shyrokyne lasted for the whole day

      Kyiv, June 2, 2015. In the Mariupol sector, fierce fighting in Shyrokyne lasted for the whole day. The enemy was firing from a variety of weapons, including 120-mm mortars, 122-mm artillery and tanks. Enemy snipers were active as well. View map in full size Most tense situation remains in the Donetsk sector: militants have fired along the...

      National Security and Defense Council: Russia-backed militants shell Ukrainian positions in Donetsk sector from mortars and artillery
      Jun02

      National Security and Defense Council: Russia-backed militants shell Ukrainian positions in Donetsk sector from mortars and artillery

      Kyiv, June 1, 2015. Pro-Russian militants have launched a series of massive mortar and artillery attacks on the Ukrainian military positions in Pisky and Opytne, Donetsk region. They have also used small arms to attack positions by the city of Zolote, Luhansk region. Civilians are staying at these block posts together with soldiers. Such armed...

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