Ukrainian military continues to redeploy military equipment including that banned by Minsk Agreements to the contact line with the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) Armed Forces on Donetsk, Gorlovka, and Mariupol directions, “Essence of Time” unit reported on their official page in the social networks in the evening of April 25th.
The Ukrainian Army continues to shell DPR territory along the contact line between the warring parties. Petrovsky district of Donetsk, the area of former Donetsk Airport, the area of “Yasinovatsky” checkpoint were shelled. Also, the fire was opened on the northern and western outskirts of Gorlovka town. Dokuchaevsk town and Elenovka village, south of Donetsk, were shelled. In the south of the Donetsk People’s Republic, Ukrainian army shelled Sakhanka village.
The units of “volunteer battalions” (punitive nationalist battalions – Editor) organize provocative attacks on the soldiers of the Ukrainian army to force them to shell the DPR territory, the report stated. It transpired recently that the neo-Nazis from “OUN” (The Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists – Editor) shelled the positions of the Ukrainian army near Avdeevka town, killing two Ukrainian soldiers in the course of the shelling. Also, such provocations are registered near Mariupol and Volnovakha towns, where nationalists opened fire at the units of 36th and 56th brigades of the Ukrainian Army.
On April 25th, DPR Deputy Defense Minister Eduard Basurin stated that Kiev junta continues to redeploy personnel and military equipment close to the demarcation line for further provocative attacks on its own territory.