November 20 Essence of Time unit in Donbass report (with map)

20.11.2016, DPR.

Today an operation to evacuate the body of a civilian, who was presumably killed by an explosion of anti-personnel mine, took place in Zaytsevo village in the north of Gorlovka. Representatives of the Joint Center for Ceasefire Control and Coordination (JCCC) managed to come to an agreement with the Ukrainian side on the temporary ceasefire to evacuate the body. After dark the shelling of the village by Ukrainian artillery resumed.

On Donetsk sector of the front the enemy shelled Krutaya Balka, Spartak, Staromikhailovka, Trudovskie and Aleksandrovka villages by artillery. A house in Krutaya Balka villages burned down as a result of shell hits, Donetsk water filtration plant power lines were cut by shell hits as well.

On Dokuchaevsk sector of the front, Elenovka and Styla village came under Ukrainian fire. In Styla three houses on 40 years to October street were damaged by “Grad” multiple rocket launchers.

In the south of the Republic Ukrainian military shelled Novaya Tavriya, Kominternovo, Sakhanka and Bezymennoye villages by artillery systems.

DPR recon informs on discovering four positions of 82mm mortars on Gorlovka direction, near Mironovsky village. On Donetsk direction, in the area of Novoselovka Vtoraya village, the locations of five tanks, ten IFV and four 120mm mortars is noted. Nine tanks, “Grad” MRL and “Akatsiya” self-propelled artillery gun (SPG) were uncovered near Troitskoye and Verkhnetoretskoye villages, five SPGs were discovered near Avdeevka.

According to updated information, on November 19 Armed Forces of Ukraine fired on frontline areas of the Republic 911 times, including 539 times by various artillery systems. Ukrainian military shelled Zaytsevo near Gorlovka, Krutaya Balka, Vasilevka, Yasinovataya, Spartak, Staromikhailovka, Trudovskie and Aleksandrovka near Donetsk, Dokuchaevsk, Kommunarovka and Styla, as well as Kominternovo, Leninskoye and Sakhanka villages in the south of DPR. According to DPR People’s Militia Command, two servicemen were killed during the shellings, another one was injured.

Today surfaced another attempt of Armed Forces of Ukraine to break through the lines of defense on Mariupol sector of the front. On November 19 approximately a platoon of enemy’s forces attacked positions of DPR People’s Militia in the area of Leninskoye village. The attack was repelled, the enemy lost three people dead and up to six wounded.


Essence of Time unit in Donbass

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