During the past night, the Ukrainian army fired 337 artillery and mortar shells at the front-line territories of Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR). Golmovsky, Zaitsevo and Krasny Partizan villages near Gorlovka, Vasilevka village and the outskirts of Yasinovataya town, Staromikhaylovka and Trudovskiye villages near Donetsk, Yasnoye village and Dokuchaevsk town, Kominternovo, Leninskoye and Sakhanka villages in the south of the Republic were shelled by the Ukrainian military.
A civilian sustained shrapnel wound as a result of the shelling of Petrovsky district by artillery. Three houses on Kosareva, Safonova and Bezlesnaya Streets were damaged. Part of Staromikhaylovka village, Chelyuskintsev and Trudovskaya coal mines in the west of the capital were left without electricity. In Chelyuskintsev coal mine, the equipment of ventilation shaft broke down. During the shelling, 36 coalminers were in the mine. The air supply was restored only in the morning. In Trudovskaya mine, the ground infrastructure of the enterprise has been de-energized, and there is no electricity at the moment. No victims among the coalminers were reported. Three houses on Dmitrova and Chkalova streets were damaged in Yasinovataya town.
DPR recon continues to register the redeployment of the Ukrainian military equipment near the contact line. Not far from Novgorodkoye village near Gorlovka, 9 howitzers D-30 were spotted. 4 mortars were registered near Krasnogorovka village not far from Donetsk. 4 self-propelled artillery guns (SPG) ‘Akatsiya’ were spotted near Talakovka village. Near Primorsky village, 6 howitzers D-30 were found. Near Lebedinskoye village, 3 SPG ‘Akatsiya’ were found.
A notable increase in the intensity of the shelling of the residential areas by the Ukrainian war criminals as well as the active redeployment of heavy equipment in recent weeks is visible, which provokes new tensions in Donbass.
According to the recent information, during August 9th, the Ukrainian army violated ceasefire obligations 711 times, including 607 fired artillery shells. Golmovsky, Zaitsevo, Ozeryanovka and Krasny Partizan village near Gorlovka, Vasilevka and the outskirts of Yasinovataya town, Spartak, Staromikhayliovk