The Ministry of defence DND stated that the Ukrainian military are preparing to strike on Donetsk from the West. For the offensive began, according to authorities, announced the evacuation of Marinka. Reported resolution of the SCU to open a massive fire to take control of the track near Yasinovataya. The Ukrainian side in response accuses DND in the shelling of Gorlovka to Shirokino. The OSCE mission does not keep track of the obvious failure of “Minsk-2”.
In the Donbas both conflicting parties record a sharp aggravation of the situation, which should be considered as attempts of the Ukrainian military breakthroughs to the route Donetsk – Gorlovka in the area of Yasinovataya.
“It can be expected that hostilities will resume. The parties want to zavoevat to the result which is desired of every one of them”
In defense of the Donetsk national Republic reported that the Ukrainian side has started evacuation of residents of the city of Marinka in the Donetsk direction for the start of the offensive of the armed forces of Ukraine (AFU) in the West of Donetsk.
The representative of administration of Petro Poroshenko on the “anti-terrorist” operation Andriy Lysenko, speaking at a briefing on Saturday, said the last day was characterized by the increasing attacks and provocations armed with mortars, armored vehicles and artillery.
As informs “Interfax”, according to the Ukrainian side, the centers of confrontation in the direction of Donetsk are three regions: the Donetsk airport, the outskirts of Gorlovka and village of the Luhansk on Svetlodarskoye arc. Lysenko said that on the eve of the Ukrainian position in the area of the Town was repeatedly exposed to tank fire and came under accurate fire self-propelled artillery units (SAU).
According to the representative for the “anti-terrorist operation” in the area of human settlements Mayorsk and zaytsevo near Gorlovka militia were firing from small arms, heavy machine guns and grenade launchers. The Ukrainian side States and about the escalation in Mariupol direction near Shirokino, Granite and Water.
“Allowed to access a massive artillery fire”