DPR handed 11 POWs over to Ukraine, one refused to return

27.08.2015 10:19, DPR.

The second stage of POW (prisoner of war) exchange between Kiev and Donetsk People’s Republic is completed, Donetsk handed 11 militants over to Kiev, according to Donetsk News Agency.

The prisoners were handed over to the Ukrainian side on the territory between Aleksandrovka village and Maryinka town (Donetsk suburbs). The procedure was officially over at 11:00. Initially the Ukrainian side was supposed to receive 12 people, however, one of the fighters refused to return. The Ukrainian army representatives have agreed with this.


Source: Donetsk News Agency

Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations: humanitarian aid is currently being offloaded to warehouses in Donetsk and Lugansk

27.08.2015 09:09, Donbass.

Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations public affairs office is informing that a new, 37th shipment of humanitarian aid has been delivered to Donetsk and Lugansk.

The current shipment of humanitarian aid includes textbooks for the upcoming school year for the children of Donbass, as well as food products.

Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations convoys with humanitarian have arrived to Donetsk and Lugansk, the offloading of the cargo is about to start.

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LPR authorities: junta’s military violated the ceasefire 10 times in the past 24 hours

27.08.2015 08:44, LPR.

RIA Novosti reports LPR People Militia’s official representative’s statement:

The Ukrainian army does not honor the ceasefire, having violated the ceasefire 10 times in the past 24 hours.

The directions of Veselogorovka, Sanzhirovka, Kalinovo, Oboznoye, the Prince Igor monument area were shelled. The Ukrainian army used 82mm and 120mm caliber mortars, tanks, 152mm and 122mm caliber artillery, ZU-23 anti-aircraft twin-barreled autocannons and automatic grenade launchers, according to People’s Militia. People were not harmed.


Source: RIA Novosti

EoT unit bulletin: Kiev junta attacked DPR army’s positions in Gorlovka area on the night of August 26-27

27.08.2015 09:00, Gorlovka.

“Essence of Time” unit’s bulletin: Kiev’s militants attempted to breach the defenses of Donetsk People’s Republic’s army in northern Gorlovka outskirts on the night of August 26-27. DPR forces have defended against the enemy from previously prepared positions. Having attempted three waves of attacks, suffering losses, the forces of Kiev’s junta had retreated.

Same events occurred on other parts of the front-line as well, including an attempt of the punitive forces to breach the defenses in the area of Spartak village, which has also failed.

Source: EoT DPR

Donetsk mayor’s office: three districts shelled, four people injured

27.08.2015 07:39, Donetsk.

According to Donetsk mayor’s office, several villages were shelled at night, four people are injured.

On the evening of August 26 and night of August 26-27 Aleksandrovka village (Petrovsky district), Oktyabrsky village (Kuybyshevsky district), Staromikhaylovka and Abakumova villages (Kirovsky district) were heavily shelled by the Ukrainian army.

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DPR General Staff: Ukrainian military is heavily shelling towns and villages of DPR

26.08.2015 21:37, DPR.

The Ukrainian military has launched heavy shelling of cities and villages of Donetsk People’s Republic, including by heavy artillery, according to DPR Deputy Defense Minister Eduard Basurin.

The Kiev regime has issued an illegal order to shell our territory. The military has launched heavy shelling of DPR army’s positions and civil buildings in Belaya Kamenka, Novolaspa, Starognatovka and Starolaspa area. The military has used banned heavy artillery, including against Aleksandrovka and Maryinka.

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DPR: POW exchange is halted due to shelling

26.08.2015 20:23, DPR.

The process of POW (prisoner of war) exchange between Donetsk People’s Republic militia and Kiev, which was supposed to take place on Wednesday evening, is temporarily halted due to a shelling just several kilometers away from the prisoner exchange site, according to DPR Commandant’s Regiment Commander Viktor Anosov.

There is combat right now. We agreed to wait until 21:00 (local time – ed.). The high command had agreed on a ceasefire. If the shelling will stop, we will take the prisoners in an hour. If it won’t – the exchange process will be moved to tomorrow morning.


Source: RIA Novosti

Kiev junta’s militants have shelled Kuybyshev district of DPR capital

26.08.2015 20:06, Donetsk.

Ukrainian junta’s army has shelled Kuybyshev district of Donetsk, according to district administration public affairs office.

Kuybyshev district got shelled at around 20:00 (local time – ed.), Luzina street suffered a direct hit in the fifth floor of a building.

There was no information regarding human victims yet. The consequences of the shelling by the punitive forces are being specified.


Source: Donetsk News Agency

Kiev’s militants have shelled Aleksandrovka residential districts, six houses caught fire

26.08.2015 18:52, Donetsk

Buildings caught fire in Aleksandrovka village (Petrovsky district of Donetsk) as a result of yet another shelling by Kiev’s militants, according to village commandant Vladimir Cherkas.

The Ukrainian army is shelling the village for one and a half hours now.

The village came under fire by “mortars, tanks, small arms shots are heard“, Cherkas has said.

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