December 4 Essence of Time unit in Donbass situation report (with map)

04.12.2016, DPR.

Residents of frontline districts once again had to go down to the basements, Armed Forces of Ukraine continue to shell towns and villages of the Republic and reinforce their positions by deploying tanks, 152mm self-propelled “Akatsiya” howitzers, mortars and personnel to the contact line.

Ukrainian army fired on Gorlovka and Zaytsevo village in the north of the Republic by large-caliber artillery, mortars, grenade launchers, IFV guns and small arms. 

Armed Forces of Ukrainian shelled Yasinovataya, as well as villages on the western outskirts of the capital: Aleksandrovka, Trudovskie and Staromikhailovka on Donetsk direction by large-caliber artillery and mortars. As a result of damaging utilities, approximately 40 houses were left without power supply in Aleksandrovka village. Trench warfare is underway in the area of Avdeevka industrial zone and the airport. Ukrainian army is firing mortars, grenade launchers and small arms.

Belaya Kamenka, Zaychenko, Leninskoye and Sakhanka villages in the south of the Republic came under fire. Kiev’s military fired mortars, grenade launchers, IFV guns and large-caliber machine guns.

DPR People’s Militia recon registered the arrival of up to a company of Ukrainian tanks on Gorlovka direction, in the area of Konstantinovka. Location of one 152mm self-propelled “Akatsiya” howitzer and up to a platoon of tanks was uncovered in the area of Troitskoye. Close to Yasinovataya, near Novoselovka Vtoraya village, the location of up to a platoon of enemy’s tanks was discovered. The location of a platoon of 120mm mortars and one self-propelled 152mm “Akatsiya” howitzer was registered near Krasnogorovka. Arrival of up to 100 men belonging to Ukraine’s Interior Ministry’s Dnepr-1 regiment in the area of Kurakhovo was noted.

According to updated information, on December 3 Armed Forces of Ukraine opened fire on frontline districts of the Republic 1084 times. The enemy fired 66 152mm and 122mm artillery shells, 246 120mm and 82mm mortar shells. On all directions Ukrainian army fired grenade launchers, IFV guns and small arms.


Essence of Time unit in Donbass

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