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While the army of Donetsk People’s Republic has unilaterally withdrawn artillery guns of less than 100 mm caliber three km away from the contact line, the Ukrainian army is building up the combat capabilities of its forces.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

Igor Plotnitsky: we are waiting for the reaction of the Normandy Four to the violations of the Minsk agreements by the Kiev junta

14.08.2015 23:55

Lugansk and Donetsk People’s Republics are waiting for the reaction of the “Normandy Four” to the violations of the Kiev junta of the Minsk agreements, according to the Head of LPR Igor Plotnitsky.

Aleksandr Zakharchenko and I have addressed the “Normandy Four” asking them to come out and say their word. They see and know that Ukraine does not work on implementing the Minsk agreements. We are waiting for the response.

It will be possible to clearly say if the Minsk agreements are over or not” after their answer, pointed out Plotnitsky.

 

Source: TASS

12:57, DPR: Kiev continues to concentrate military hardware at the contact line

14.08.2015 12:57, DPR

The punitive forces continue to to concentrate heavy military hardware at the Donbass contact line, 17 “Grad” multiple rocket launch systems were spotted, according to DPR Deputy Defense Minister Eduard Basurin.

11 “Grad” multiple rocket launch systems were spotted arriving in Krasnogorovka, 700 personnel of two tank companies have, 4 “Grad” units, 9 self-propelled artillery guns and two “Pion” type self-propelled artillery guns arrived in Tarasovka and Vodyanoye region. 10 D-30 (122 mm howitzers – ed.) have been spotted arriving in Starognatovka and Novoignatyevka, five kilometers from the contact line. 2 “Grad” units have arrived to Mirnoye village, two 152 mm howitzers are repositioning in Talakovka region.


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11:52, DPR Defense Ministry: the Ukrainian army has violated the ceasefire over one hundred times in the past 24 hours

14.08.2015 11:52, Donetsk

Kiev junta’s militants have violated the ceasefire over one hundred times in the past 24 hours, weaponry used includes artillery and multiple-rocket launch systems, according to the DPR Defense Ministry.

The number of cases of shelling with the use of artillery and multiple-rocket launch systems by the Ukrainian side has increased dramatically in the past 24 hours. 103 cases of ceasefire violations are registered in total, including 56 cases against Donetsk and nearby areas, 18 from the Mariupol direction, and 29 against Gorlovka and nearby areas.

 

Source: Donetsk News Agency