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Sunday, February 18, 2018

Ukraine has accused Russia of provocative shelling of border guards

The press center of staff ATO has published on his page in Facebook a statement that Ukrainian border guards were shelled from the territory of Russia from the village of Ushakovka in the Tarasovskiy district of the Rostov region (the administrative center of the rural settlements Vojkovsky”.

photo: newsone.ua

As noted in the headquarters of ATO, the incident occurred at 12:30, the fire was conducted with small arms. He came under fire departments that ensure the protection of the State border of Ukraine.

Ukrainian military say that the victims of the shelling there, and that return fire on Russian territory, they did not open. However, the fact of the shooting they saw as a provocation.

“We stress that this attack from adjacent territory violates the regime of the State border and endangering the lives of soldiers”, – said in a statement.

Ushakovka met in the Ukrainian military reports and informed. In July 2015 the state border service of Ukraine reported that soldiers spotted in the skies over 1.5 km from the border with Russia in the area of Russian settlement Ushakovka and Ukrainian Gerasimovka drone. They opened fire and shot down the camera. Later it was alleged that the drone allegedly was Russian and it was equipped with photographic equipment.

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