January 23 Essence of Time unit in Donbass situation report (with map)

The situation significantly deteriorated at the front-line territories of Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR). Today, the Ukrainian army did not stop the shellings of the territory of the Republic along the whole front-line.

23.01.2017, DPR.

Gorlovka town, Zaytsevo, Golmovsky, Kalinovka, Kondratievka, Molochy, and Frunze villages were shelled. Fierce fighting was underway near Uglegorsk town. The heavy artillery, tanks, mortars, grenade launchers, recoilless anti-tank guns, and heavy machine guns were used.

On the Donetsk direction, the industrial area of Avdeevka town, Yasinovataya town, former Donetsk airport, “Volvo-centre”, Putilovsky district, and Staromikhaylovka village were shelled using heavy artillery, tanks, mortars, and small arms.

In the south of the Republic, Novoazovsky and Telmanovsky districts were shelled by the Ukrainian military.

DPR recon reported on the arrival of another group of mercenaries from Great Britain in the 72nd independent motorised brigade (near Yasinovataya town) and 501st battalion of the 36th independent naval infantry brigade (the Mariupol direction).

18 “Grad” multiple-launch rocket systems and 2 tanks of the Ukrainian army were spotted near Artemovsk town and Chermalyk village, respectively.

According to updated information of DPR People’s Militia, “yesterday, on January 22nd, the Ukrainian military criminals violated the ceasefire 991 times”. Zaytsevo village, where two houses were destroyed by the direct hit, Dolomitnoye village in the north of Gorlovka city, Krutaya Balka village, Yasinovataya town, Veseloye, Trudovskiye, Aleksandrovka villages, Dokuchaevsk town near Donetsk city, as well as Leninskoye, Bezimennoye, Sakhanka, and Kominternovo villages in the south of the Republic, were shelled. Kominternovo, Sakhanka, Sergeevka, Leninskoye, Zaichenko villages were left without electricity because of the night shellings.

Source: Essence of Time unit in Donbass

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