February 13 Essence of Time unit in Donbass situation report

The Ukrainian army redeploys rocket artillery and self-propelled guns (SPG) to the front line.

13.02.2017, DPR.

On the Gorlovka direction, the situation remains tense. The Ukrainian army shelled the village of Zaytsevo in the north of the city [of Gorlovka] with mortars, grenade launchers, and small arms.

In the area of Donetsk, Ukrainian military was shelling the suburbs of Yasinovataya, the village of Spartak. Trench combat continues at the western outskirts of the capital and in the area of Avdeevka industrial zone.

On the south direction, the Ukrainian army shelled the villages of Novaya Tavriya, Leninskoye, and Sakhanka with 120mm mortars and tanks.

According to Donetsk People’s Republic People’s Militia Command, during the past day, a serviceman of the Republic was killed as a result of the Ukrainian army’s shelling.

DPR PM intelligence uncovered the location of the Ukrainian military hardware and artillery near the contact line. There is information on the location of a battery of 122mm “Gvozdika” SPGs near Rota, of a battery of “Gvozdika” SPGs and 9 trucks with munition near Trudovskiye, of a battery of “Grad” multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) near Kalchik.

According to updated information, during the past day, February 12th, the Ukrainian army shelled the front-line territories of the Republic 509 times. Ukrainian military, in violation of the Minsk Agreements, fired 36 152mm and 122mm artillery shells, 4 tank shells, 176 120mm and 82mm mortar rounds. Infantry fighting vehicles, anti-aircraft guns, grenade launchers, and small arms were used.

Source: “Essence of Time” unit in Donbass

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