January 21 Essence of Time unit in Donbass situation report (with map)

The situation on the front-line territories of Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) is relatively calm.

21.01.2017, DPR.

Gorlovka residents informed that the Ukrainian army shelled the northern and western outskirts of the city using mortars, automatic grenade launchers and small arms today.

The Ukrainian military shelled Donetsk water filtration plant using heavy machine guns and 82mm mortars. During the shelling, Joint Centre for Ceasefire Control and Coordination led by Principal Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine Alexander Hug was inspecting the plant.

DPR recon informed on the arrival of the foreign sappers, up to 10 men, to Mariinka (west of Donetsk city) village occupied by the Ukrainian army. Mercenaries from private military companies were spotted at the territory of a children camp near Memrik village (south-west of Donetsk).

According to the recent information, the northern and western outskirts of Gorlovka, Yasinovataya town, where a motive power depot was damaged, Krutaya Balka township, Donetsk suburb (former Donetsk airport, Zhabichevo, Trudovskiye, Aleksandrovka, Staromikhaylovka, Elenovka villages), as well as Nikolayevka, Sakhanka, Leninskoye and Kominternovo villages in the south of the Republic were shelled by the Ukrainian army yesterday.

The Ukrainian army opened fire on the territory of the Republic 579 times using 152mm and 122mm artillery, tanks, 120mm and 82mm mortars, infantry fighting vehicles, various kinds of grenade launchers and small arms.

Source: Essence of Time unit in Donbass

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