December 2 Essence of Time unit in Donbass situation report (with map)

03.12.2016, DPR.

The situation remains tense on all directions. The enemy shells frontline districts of Donetsk People’s Republic by multiple rocket launchers and heavy artillery.

Ukrainian army shelled Zaytsevo and Mayorsk checkpoint on Gorlovka direction by mortars, automatic grenade launchers and large-caliber machine guns.

North of Donetsk Armed Forces of Ukraine fired on Yasinovataya, as well as Spartak and Krutaya Balka villages, Trudovskie village west of the capital came under Ukrainian artillery fire again. As a result of shelling, power lines were damaged in Petrovsky district of Donetsk. Trench warfare continues in the area of Avdeevka industrial zone.

Armed Forces of Ukraine shelled villages of the Republic by “Grad” multiple rocket launchers. Approximately 40 rockets were fired on Belaya Kamenka village in Telmanovsky district.

On the south direction Sakhanka, Dzerzhinskoye, Leninskoye villages of Novoazovsky district were shelled by “Grad” multiple rockets launchers (MRL), large-caliber 152mm artillery and mortars.

DPR People’s Militia reconnaissance discovered up to a battery of “Grad” MRLs, a 152mm “Akatsiya” self-propelled artillery gun (SPG) division, a platoon of “Gvozdika” 122mm SPGs, a platoon of “Nona” 120mm SPGs, a battery of 82mm and 120mm mortars, as well as a motorized company of Armed Forces of Ukraine on Gorlovka direction. The enemy placed up to a battery of “Uragan” MRLs, a platoon of “Giatsint” 152mm SPGs, a tank platoon and a mortar battery near Donetsk. Large forces of enemy’s hardware and artillery have been registered on Mariupol direction.

Violating the conditions of Minsk Agreements, the Ukrainian side continues to utilize recon drones. During the past week the work of 11 Ukrainian UAVs was registered on Donetsk and Mariupol directions. A Polish “FlyEye” drone was among the UAVs that breached DPR airspace and were shot down by our air defense.

DPR People’s Militia Command summed up the number of ceasefire violations by the Ukrainian side for November. A total of 3691 shelling by MLRs, artillery, tanks and mortars was registered. 24 towns and villages of the Republic came under Ukrainian fire. Armed Forces of Ukraine undertook 14 provocative attacks. In the past month the enemy lost three units of military hardware destroyed and 25 militants killed.


Essence of Time unit in Donbass

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