The Ukrainian side continues to shell the territory of the Donetsk People’s Republic, the volume of the shelling remains high. The Ukrainian army continues to redeploy heavy weaponry to the contact line, a source in the Donetsk People’s Republic People’s Militia (DPR PM) informed a Rossa Primavera News Agency reporter on June 18.
The situation remains tense on the Donetsk direction. The village of Spartak was heavily shelled by the Ukrainian army with tanks. Combat of variable intensity continues in the area of the “Yasinovataya” checkpoint and in Avdeevka industrial zone. The Ukrainian army was using reconnaissance drones to adjust its artillery fire thus grossly violating the Minsk Agreements.
The situation remains tense on the Gorlovka and Dokuchaevsk segments of the front line, as well as on the Mariupol direction.
DPR PM intelligence uncovered the location of one battery of 152mm Msta-B howitzers near the township of Pokrovskoye.
On June 17, the Ukrainian army violated the ceasefire 61 times. The enemy shelled 21 villages and towns of the Republic. According to DPR PM Command one serviceman of the Republic was killed. 2 houses and the building of the boarding school were damaged as a result of the Ukrainian military’s shelling. Civilian infrastructure was damaged in the Kievsky district of Donetsk.
Source: Rossa Primavera News Agency