January 22 Essence of Time unit in Donbass situation report (with map)

The situation at the front-line deteriorated. The Ukrainian military significantly increased the intensity of the shellings of Donetsk People’s Republic. The sounds of combat to the north of Donetsk could be heard.

22.01.2017, DPR.

In the north of the Republic, the Ukrainian army shelled the northern parts of Gorlovka town, Zaytsevo, Zheleznaya Balka, and Shirokaya Balka villages. A house was damaged in Zaytsevo village. The heavy artillery, mortars, grenade launchers, and small arms were used.

On the Donetsk direction, the Ukrainian army shelled Yasinovataya town, Krutaya Balka, Spartak, Veseloye, Zhabichevo, Trudovskiye, Aleksandrovka, and Signalnoye villages. Yesterday in the evening, an artillery shell hit a nine-storey building in the third microdistrict of Yasinovataya town. There were no injuries reported.

On the Mariupol direction, Oktyabr, Kominternovo, Veseloye, Leninskoye, and Sakhanka villages were shelled by the Ukrainian artillery and mortars.

According to updated information, yesterday, on January 21st, the Ukrainian army violated the ceasefire 1,428 times. 60 152mm and 122mm artillery shells, 306 120mm and 82mm mortar shells, and 860 grenades of various kinds were fired on the front-line territories of the Republic. Ukrainian military actively used infantry fighting vehicles and small arms.

Source: Essence of Time unit in Donbass

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