During the whole day of March 16 the atmosphere was tense on the main directions – Yasinovataya road police post, Spartak village, the airport, Zhabunki village, Volvo center. Combat is underway for the «neutral» industrial zone near Avdeyevka.
The evening began with heavy fighting in Gorlovka, near Zaytsevo, and near the village of Glubokaya coal mine. The Armed Forces of Ukraine use tanks and 152 mm heavy artillery. According to reports from Gorlovka, Ukrainian mobile network operators experience problems in their work.