09: 00 short skirmishes in the area of the Airport, YaBP, Zaitsevo, and on the Lightning arc.
Before dinner, it was relatively quiet, apparently our congratulations on the night of January 1 affected the APU.
15: 00 in the area of the YaBP sniper work and machine guns. The mines of 120-mm periodically arrive.
15: 45 in the area of the village Kalinovo (LNR) shooting and mortar combat. A little later began artduel.
15: 50 battles began on the Lightning Arc.
16: 50 on the Lightning arc for an hour, fighting and mortar attacks continue. Armed Forces of Ukraine from all directions there pulled together ammunition, so in the coming weeks there will be noisy.
19: 25 in the area of the village Zaitsevo evening fights began.
20: 50 on the Lightning Arc, positional battles and mortar duels have been going on for five hours already.
21: 55 on the airport-YaBP APU front line are firing mortars.
DNR reconnaissance once again revealed the enemy’s heavy weapons near the front line in the Mariupol direction. So, in the area of the village of Novotroitskoye, the location of one self-propelled guns "Akatsiya" 152 mm, in the area of the village of Granitnoe three tanks T-64, in the area of the village of Lebedinskoye of three towed howitzers D-30 122-mm, in the area of the village of Berdyansk, three self-propelled guns "Gvozdika" 122 mm.
The deputy commander of the operational command of the DPR, Eduard Basurin:
“The consequences of the New Year's alcoholic drinks of Ukrainian warriors make themselves felt. Thus, in the region of the temporarily occupied city, the Ukrainian militants decided to arrange a festive salute from small weaponskilling two and injuring two more - In the 36-th separate brigade of marines in the area of the settlement Shyrokyne, under the same circumstances, one was killed and two marines were injured.
The information underlines the absurdity of Kiev’s plans to force the DPR and the LPR to go under the control of the Ukrainian authorities in up to one and a half years, as announced earlier by the Deputy Minister of Ukraine for the "occupied territories" Georgy Tuka. Based on the statistics of combat and non-combat losses in the Armed Forces of Ukraine, a year and a half later There will simply be no one to "force."
The representative of the People's Militia of the LC Major Major Marochko:
"We continue to record the" holiday "not combat losses in the ranks of the armed forces of Ukraine. Over the past day, the Ukrainian militants have missed four soldiers. In particular, in the 24 Brigade, three servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, in a state of severe intoxication, were suffocated with carbon monoxide. "In the 93 brigade, during the feast, one soldier died while demonstrating the skill of handling the machine while reloading the butt on the floor as a result of the shot "- said the major. Earlier, he reported that the Supreme Court of Ukraine on New Year's Eve due to poisoning by an alcohol surrogate and careless handling of weapons and explosives lost seven soldiers in the so-called "ATO" zone, five were injured, three more were blind. In addition, four more soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine became victims of alcohol surrogate poisoning during the second day of the new year, seven were hospitalized. ”
During the first day of the week, we were shot at 283 times, of which: mines of caliber 82-mm and 120-mm, 124 times, the rest of the shelling were carried out with grenade launchers, equipment and various small arms.
03: 00 battles in the Kalinovo village area (LPR) continue throughout the night. Works small and mortars on both sides.08: 00 mortar shelling YaBP. 120-mm mortars worked.
12: 45 western suburbs of Gorlovka under mortar fire.
13: 00 on the front line Airport - YaBP mortar shelling.
14: 00 our positions near Kominternovo and Sakhanka under mortar attack.
15: 00 Kirovsky district of Donetsk, every 15 minutes flies on 120-mm mine.
17: 25 on the airport-Spartak-YaBP front line continues shooting and mortar attacks.
18: 45 in the Broad Beams area west of Gorlovka positional battles and mortar duels.
20: 00 in the area of the village of Zaitsevo north of Gorlovka began positional battles and mortar duels, also the APU uses AGS and BMP-2.
20: 00 in areas Airport - Spartak - YaBP APU connected to the shelling of artillery.
20: 00 our positions in the areas of Kominternovo, Leninskoye and Sakhanka under fire from machine guns and mortars.
22: 55 in the area of the village of Zaitsev fighting does not subside for three hours, the APU actively use mortars and artillery.
23: 00 from lunch until late at night along the airport-Spartak-YaBP front line, fighting and shelling continues.
During the day we were shot at 233 times, of them: mines of 82-mm and 120-mm 125 times, 122-mm and 152-mm 32 times, the rest of the shelling was carried out with grenade launchers, equipment and various small arms.
09: 00 in the morning a strong fight began in the area of the village Kalinovo (LC).
In the afternoon, an explosion occurred near the car market near the railway station in Donetsk. The military say that several kilograms of TNT were blown up in a minibus.
Message from the military officer Marina Kharkova:
“The location of units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, which are stationed west of the village of Luganskoye, Artyomovsky District (part of the territory of the DPR occupied by the Ukrainian army), 4 January around 11 hours of the morning reinforced 200 military personnel arrived at armored personnel carriers and army equipment. terms of the winter campaign.
It also became known that among the Ukrainian military brought to the village of Lugansk are 20 people with sniper training. The arrival of reinforcements, including snipers, suggests that the fighting on the Svetlodar arc will continue to increase. In the city of Volnovakha (50 kilometers south of Donetsk), where one of the main centers of deployment of Ukrainian troops is located in the ATO zone, a group of five foreign military instructors arrived in January on 4. All the arrived instructors talk in English, and they communicate with the officers of the Ukrainian Armed Forces through an interpreter. As it turned out, military instructors sent to Volnovakha are specialists in building field fortifications and fortifications in the territory where active military operations are being conducted. ”
13: 00 battles in the Kalinovo area (LPR) resumed with new force. Mines fall near residential buildings.
15: 10 on the airport-Spartak-YaBP front line positional battles and mortar duels.
17: 00 in the area of the village Kalinovo (LNR), strong fighting continues, Ukrainian mortars and artillery work.
19: 50 is our position on the ABM under heavy mortar fire. Our answer also mortars.
20: 45 after a short break, fighting and shelling in the Kalinovo area (LPR) resumed. APU used small, grenade launchers, mortars, artillery and equipment.
21: 00 Zaitsevo village under fire from small and minoets.
23: 00 in some parts of the front continues shooting battles, in the areas of the nuclear warhead and the village Kalinovo (LNR) also used mortars, artillery and equipment on both sides.
During the day we were shot at 427 times, of them: mines of 82-mm and 120-mm 73 times, 122-mm and 152-mm 12 times, the rest were fired from grenade launchers, equipment and various small arms.
00: 10 in the area of the village of Red Partizan began heavy fighting and art shelling.
00: 45 in the area of Kalinovo village (LNR), strong fighting and shelling resumed, which have been going on since yesterday evening.
01: 10 in the area of the village of Krasnyy partisans of the Armed Forces of Ukraine used 152-mm artillery and the Grad MLRS.
01: 30 in the area of the village Kalinovo (LNR), the Armed Forces of Ukraine began to use 152-mm artillery.
09: 00 standardly already morning skirmishes at the Airport - YaBP - Zaitsevo and on the Svetodar arc.
It was quiet before lunch. And in the 13 hours, standard mortar attacks began.
13: 00 on the southern front of the Armed Forces of Ukraine is bombarded with mortars of Kominternovo, Leninskoye and Sakhanka.
13: 00 Airport shelling with mines 120-mm.
13: 00 APB began to fire mines with 82-mm and 120-mm.
13: 00 in the area of the Red Guerrilla rifle and mortar attacks.
13: 00 shelling mines positions in the village of Kalinovka (DNR).
13: 20 in the area of the village Kalinovo (LNR) shooting battles and mortar shelling.
13: 20 is our short response to the positions of the APU artillery batteries in the Avdiivka area.
15: 00, battles and shelling continued on the same sectors of the front that were under fire in 13: 00.
17: 00 on the airport-YaBP APU front line began to use 152-mm artillery.
18: 00 village Zaitsevo under fire from small arms and mortars 82-mm.
20: 50 after a short break resumed firing mines and artillery on the airport-Spartak-YaBP front line.
21: 00 is our short response to the positions of the APU artillery batteries in the Avdiivka area.
21: 20 continues shooting battles and mortar shelling of the village Zaitsevo.
21: 50 from the point of view of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Marinka is shelling the village of Aleksandrovka.
23: 30 along the front, with breaks for 15 minutes, fighting, mortar and art attacks continue.
23: 30 is the same in the area of Kalinovo village (LNR), there are already some fights there for several days with short breaks.
During the day we were shot at 842 times, of which: mines of 82-mm and 120-mm 290 times, 122-mm and 152-mm 52 times shells, 122-mm 20 times (incomplete package), the rest were fired with grenade launchers, equipment and various small arms.
09: 00 morning shooting battles and mortar shelling from the southern front, to the Svetdodar arc.
13: 00 Wide beam west of Gorlovka under mortar fire 82-mm and 120-mm min.
13: 00 Airport - YaBP renewed fighting and mortar shelling, which continued in the morning.
21: 00 is again under fire from the airport - YaBP - the suburbs of Gorlovka.
21: 10 is our otvetka, the Armed Forces of the DPR art suppress the batteries of the Ukrainian Armed Forces shelling the Airport and the YaBP.
21: The 50 southern front is subjected to mortar attacks from the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine - the villages of Kominternovo, Leninskoye, and Sakhanka are affected. Also in the villages operate Ukrainian tanks.
22: 30 on the southern front of the Armed Forces of Ukraine began to fire 122-mm and 152-mm settlements of October and Sakhanka with artillery.
In Donetsk today, the diversion of the Ukrainian DRG was prevented. Near the location of one of the units of the DPR forces, during patrols, two OZM-72 mines, installed in 40-50, were found from the fence of the barracks. Mine explosions could lead to casualties among civilians who were close to the specified location.
Our intelligence recorded the arrival of equipment in the area of Marinka. A platoon of tanks T-64 3 units., The rest of the vehicle.
During the day, we were shot at 253 times, of which: mines of 82-mm and 120-mm 69 times, 122-mm and 152-mm 28 times, 125-mm 15 shells, other shelling from grenade launchers, vehicles and various small arms.
02: 30 on the southern front of the Armed Forces of Ukraine stopped shooting with artillery 122-mm and 152-mm settlements October and Sakhanka.
It was hoped that on Christmas night and in the morning it would be quiet. It was really quiet until 11 in the morning, but then the Ukrainian Armed Forces began firing from various weapons again.
11: 00 on the airport - Spartak - YaBP front line fights and mortar attacks. No one even tries to cover our positions, beating on the fields and already on the destroyed houses in Spartacus.
Before lunch, they seemed to calm down, and again there was hope for the prudence of the soldiers and officers of the Ukrainian Armed Forces. But apparently not Orthodox Christians in the ranks of the APU and natbat.
13: 00 village Kalinovo (LNR) began fighting and mortar shelling.
14: 20 suburbs of Gorlovka from the south-west to the north under fire from machine-guns, grenade launchers, mortars 82-mm and 120-mm, and also periodically leaves the BMP and conducts chaotic shelling at homes.
14: 40 in the Lightning arc in the area of Kalinovka village (DPR) began shooting battles and mortar duels.
16: 00 village Kalinovo (LNR) in addition to mortars under shelling artillery.
18: 10 on the southern front again suffers from mortar attacks on the villages of Kominternovo, Leninskoye, Sakhanka.
19: 50 on the southern front of the APU connected heavy artillery to the shelling of our territory.
Diversion was prevented in Donetsk. Near the location of one of the army units were discovered two mines OZM-72. This was reported in the operational command of the DPR.
“According to the intelligence information that the deputy commander presented, the Ukrainian security forces pulled up Novgorod settlement, which is 15 kilometers from Yasinovataya and 8 kilometers from Gorlovka, three infantry fighting vehicles and one armored personnel carrier. Also, according to intelligence data, the enemy concentrates forces on the northern sector of the front: for example, five 120-mm mortars were found near the village of Lugansk. "Through the railway station Krasny Liman marked the movement of more than 20 cars with ammunition for completing the units of OTG" Donetsk "and" Lugansk "and the resumption of shelling residential areas of the Republic with a new force," said Basurin. The outskirts of the capital of the DPR, the villages of Trudovskiy and Aleksandrovka, the area of the airport, the village of Zhabichevo and the village of Spartak also came under fire. In the Nevelskoye settlement, west of Donetsk, intelligence found two D-30 howitzers and four 120-mm mortars. In addition, villages in the south of the DPR were shelled - Leninskoye, Kominternovo, Sakhanka, October. As previously reported, as a result of attacks on the south of the DPR from the side of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, a residential building was hit by a direct hit, residents of two villages were left without electricity. ”
During the day we were shot at 491 times, of which: mines of 82-mm and 120-mm 57 times, 122-mm and 152-mm 69 times, 125-mm 24 times, other shelling with grenade launchers, vehicles and various small arms.
About humanitarian aid:
01: 25 in the area of the village Kalinovo (LNR) heavy shelling from the heavy artillery does not stop.
A message from Marina Kharkova: “At 8 in the morning of January 8, a Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicle appeared in the airspace above the northern suburb of Gorlovka, the village of Zaitsevo, which was constantly bombarded by Ukrainian troops. The enemy drone performed a reconnaissance flight and walked at a high altitude (over 1000 meters) in the direction where the southern outskirts of Gorlovka coexist with villages that are within the boundaries of the city of Enakievo. The course of the drone ran past the central areas of Gorlovka, then, not reaching the borders of Enakievo, the UAV was deployed by ground operators, and flew back. The divisions of the DPR army, fulfilling the conditions of the truce concluded for the New Year holidays, did not open fire on the enemy's drone. ”
15: 30 in different parts of the front, both in the southern and in the suburbs of Donetsk in the areas of the Airport - Spartak-YaBP and the suburbs of Gorlovka and before the light of the arcade there are battles and shelling.
19: 30 four hours of fighting continues in the main directions of the front, the APU is also widely used mortars, artillery and equipment.
20: 30 near the village Kalinovo (LNR) battles, the APU are trying to go through Zelenka, but ours are cut off by machine guns and AGS. Mortars also work, less often artillery.
20: The 50 of the Armed Forces of Ukraine are firing from the artillery of the Kuibyshev and Kiev districts. Shells fall on the October and Putilovka.
21: 00 on the southern front of the village of Leninskoe again under shelling under mortar shelling, 20 mines flew in from the Ukrainian positions.
Our intelligence recorded the redeployment of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Near Donetsk, in the area of occupied Marinka, intelligence recorded the arrival of the 30 group of foreign mercenaries from private military companies. In the area of Kurakhovo, which is also west of the capital (in 18 km from the front), according to intelligence data, about three hundred people arrived from the SBU to conduct cleansing among the civilian population. In addition, according to intelligence data, not far from Gorlovka, the arrival of 11 armored personnel carriers was recorded in the village of Shumy occupied by the Ukrainian Armed Forces. In the southern sector of the front, in the area of the occupied village of Travnevoe, reconnaissance established the arrival and resettlement of the personnel of the unit from the 46 battalion. In addition, in the occupied southern security villages Chermalyk and Mirnoye, the arrival of four trucks with ammunition and the arrival of snipers from the 501-th separate brigade of marines was revealed.
The child received fragmental wounds as a result of shelling from the Armed Forces of Ukraine of the village Bezymennoe of the Novoazovskiy region in the south of the DPR. This was stated today by the Deputy Commander of the Operational Command of the Republic, Eduard Basurin. “As a result of the shelling of the village Bezymennoe in the south of the DPR, a 11-year-old girl received fragmental wounds.”
During the day we were shot at 521 times, of them: mines of 82-mm and 120-mm 64 times, 122-mm and 152-mm 32 times, the rest were fired from grenade launchers, equipment and various small arms.