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.

He has added that Donetsk outskirts were shelled as well. The information regarding the civil victims of the shelling is being specified.

152mm and 122mm caliber self-propelled artillery guns and howitzers, mortars and tanks are firing. A residential five-storey apartment building in Kuybyshevsky district of Donetsk was hit directly.

According to Basurin, the Ukrainian military is trying to sabotage the Minsk agreements and provoke DPR army to retaliate.

The President of Ukraine is trying to resume the fighting and to escalate the tension in Eastern Europe once more. We address the heads of European states and Russia, as well as international organizations to stop the criminal actions of Poroshenko in Donbass.


Source: RIA Novosti

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