DPR Defense Ministry: Kiev is lying and tries to justify its shelling of residential districts of Donbass

15.08.2015 14:06, Donetsk

Kiev is trying to justify its shelling of residential districts of DPR accusing the militia of allegedly record violations of ceasefire, according to Donetsk People’s Republic Defense Ministry.

Earlier the junta’s supporters have claimed that militia has violated the ceasefire 175 in the past 24 hours and called this a record number of cases of shelling in the past several months.

DPR Defense Ministry’s representative:

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22:30, Donetsk: Kiev junta’s militants are shelling Kuybyshevsky and Kievsky districts of Donetsk

15.08.2015 22:30, Donetsk

The punitive forces have heavily shelled Kuybyshevsky and Kievsky districts of Donetsk, according to city administration head Igor Martynov, reports Donetsk News agency.

Kuybyshevsky and Kievsky districts are under fire. 120 mm caliber mortars are shelling. The information regarding the destruction and injured is being specified.

A cannonade is currently heard in various districts of the city, according to Donetsk residents, reports Donetsk News Agency.


Source: Donetsk News Agency

22:26, Spartak: the punitive forces have fired dozens of shells at Spartak village in Donetsk suburb

15.08.2015 22:26, Spartak

Kiev junta’s militants have heavily shelled Spartak village (suburb of Donetsk) today, according to DPR Ministry of Defense, Donetsk News Agency reports.

The Ukrainian army has fired approximately 80 shells at Spartak village. The number of victims of the shelling and the damage to the civil infrastructure is being specified.

The shelling happened at about 22:20, according to the Defense Ministry.


Source: Donetsk News Agency

21:02, Gorlovka: Kiev junta’s punitive forces shell Gorlovka

15.08.2015 21:02, Gorlovka

Tonight Kiev junta’s militants started shelling Gorlovka, according to the information-analytical department of the city’s administration.

The city is currently being shelled. According to preliminary data, the city is shelled by heavy artillery guns from the direction of Artemovsk region [controlled by the Kiev junta – ed]. Salvos and explosions are heard.


Source: Donetsk News Agency

18:52, Donetsk: Kiev’s punitive forces in Donbass placed in a state of high combat readiness

15.08.2015 18:52, Donetsk

Kiev junta’s militants in Donbass are placed in a state of high combat readiness, according to DPR Deputy Defense Minister Eduard Basurin.

According to DPR military intelligence, the Ukrainian army units are placed in a state of high combat readiness.

While the army of Donetsk People’s Republic has unilaterally withdrawn artillery guns of less than 100 mm caliber three km away from the contact line, the Ukrainian army is building up the combat capabilities of its forces.


Source: Donetsk News Agency

13:42, Donetsk: 16 houses in Aleksandrovka, Donetsk precinct, destroyed by Kiev junta’s shelling

15.08.2015 13:42, Donetsk

Aleksandrovka commandant Vladimir Tcherkas has provided new information on the consequences of the Kiev’s militants night shelling of the township.

16 houses were destroyed, two of them – completely. Destruction is registered on Tcheliuskintsev, Shevchenko, Shkolnaya and Lenina streets. The township was shelled by 152 mm guns.

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11:20, DPR: the punitive forces have violated the ceasefire 65 times in the past 24 hours

15.08.2015 11:20, DPR

The punitive forces have violated the ceasefire 65 times in the past 24 hours, among these – cases of using heavy artillery, according to DPR Defense Ministry.

Ukrainian military continues the provocations in order to cancel the Minsk agreements. They have violated the ceasefire using artillery and multiple rocket launch systems 65 times in the past 24 hours.


Source: Donetsk News Agency