This week the number of attacks continued to decline.
- from 23.02.18 to 02.03.18 fired 65 times;
- from 03.03.18 to 09.03.18 fired 33 times;
- from 10.03.18 to 16.03.18 fired 14 times;
- from 17.03.18 to 23.03.18 fired 12 times.
But this is the official statistics. And statistics from civilians is very different. I do not know why this is done. After all, civilians and the military on both sides of the front hear fighting and shelling. All this is published in social networks with video.
For example, 18 March in the evening in the area of the settlement The 34 battalion of the 57 battalion (a separate motorized infantry brigade) and the national battalions came under fire from the sands. As a result, two nationalists died, four soldiers and three nationalists were wounded. A similar situation occurred in the same area of March 24, but it will go to the next report.
The intelligence services continued to record the conduct of activities by the occupying forces aimed at strengthening their positions at the forefront.
The most ambitious engineering equipment positions are marked in the areas of responsibility of the 30 th Obrr (separate mechanized brigade) in the region of the settlement. Novotroitskoye (near Dokuchaevsk) and the 57 th Ombre near the settlement of Sands.
According to information received from the officers of the 57 Brigade, the activity in strengthening the positions in the brigade is connected with the arrival of military specialists from Norway. At the same time, the actions of foreign instructors are under the work of the commission to comply with the “Vienna documents on confidence- and security-building measures in Europe”.
In the area of settlement The granite command of the 93 Ombre (separate mechanized brigade) together with the IPSO group (information-psychological operations) of the SSO (special operations forces) takes measures to misinform local residents about the alleged approach of active hostilities on this front line.
Intelligence also found the place where the training of snipers, shooting the inhabitants of the DPR.
Training takes place on the basis of the 169 training center of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (Desna village, Chernihiv region) under the guidance of foreign instructors and takes 90 days. The school has the ability to train at the same time up to 135 people. Training takes place on sniper rifles SVD, YUR-10 (UR-10, caliber 7,62 mm), SIG (SIG, caliber 5,56 mm) and Barret (Barret, caliber 12,7 mm). Currently, the school is being trained 74 person. Some graduates have already been noted by us at the forefront of the 30 and 54 ombr.
The command of the APU continues to concentrate heavy weapons near the line of combat contact. In particular, our intelligence recorded:
Artillery caliber 152-mm:
- self-propelled howitzer "Acacia" - 8 units;
- towed howitzer "Msta-B" - 3 units;
- towed howitzer "Hyacinth-B" - 7 units;
122 mm caliber:
- MLRS Grad - 10 units;
- self-propelled howitzer "Carnation" - 19 units;
- towed howitzer D-30 - 6 units;
- 120 mm mortar "Sani" - 1 unit;
- 100 mm anti-tank gun "Rapier" - 6 units;
- Strela-10 anti-aircraft missile system - units 4;
- Osa anti-aircraft missile system - 2 units;
- BMP, BTR, BRDM - 25 units.
Armed Forces of Ukraine continue to place weapons and military equipment, prohibited by the Minsk agreements, along the line of military contact. So in the areas of settlements: - Steppe identified positions of three mortar batteries of caliber 82-mm and 120-mm; - Popasnaya on the territory of the car-repair plant there are two D-30 howitzers and a mortar battery from the 10-th brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine; - Troitskoye detected an equipped position, which houses the mortar battery caliber 120-mm.
The bulk of Ukrainian equipment and weapons located on the line of contact is regularly reflected in the OSCE’s daily official reports, as absent from storage sites, detected as a result of control of the withdrawn weapons. So, this week behind the withdrawal line, but outside the designated storage areas, the following armament and equipment of the Ukrainian Armed Forces was fixed:
- 152-mm towed howitzers "Hyacinth-B" - 7 units;
- 152-mm self-propelled howitzers 2C3 "Acacia" - 12 units;
- 122-mm self-propelled howitzers 2C1 "Carnation" - 12 units;
- X-NUMX-mm towed howitzers D-122 - 30 units;
- 120-mm mortars 2B11 "Sleigh" - 14 units;
- 100-mm anti-tank guns MT-12 "Rapier" - 10 units;
- BM-21 MLRS "GRAD" - 11 units.
Now, as for the battles and shelling that took place this week.
19: 30 west of Gorlovka, a single arrival of a mine with a caliber of 120-mm.
20: 00 on the front line Airport - Spartak - YaBP battle using k / k machine guns, grenade launchers, AGS, LNG-9 and mortars 82-mm and 120-mm.
21: 00 Petrovsky district of Donetsk shooting and mortar combat.
21: 00 west of Gorlovka in the Broad Beam area is a positional infantry battle.
On Saturday, the Armed Forces of Ukraine fired on the territories of the DPR and LPR did not produce
00: 30 west of Gorlovka, in the Broad Beam area, the battle was resumed with the use of short-cut machine guns.
14: 20 Volvo-center mortar shelling, all released 2 mines in caliber 120-mm.
18: 00 in the YaBP area is a strong infantry battle with the use of k / k machine guns, grenade launchers, LNG-9 and mortars.
20: 00 on the front line Spartak - YaBP shelling mortars and BMP-1.
21: 50 in the Spartak area, single artillery shelling in caliber 152-mm.
On Sunday, the APU bombarded the DNI 2 times.
In the Donetsk direction, the Volvo-center of Donetsk was subjected to fire, which the enemy had fired from mortars with a caliber of 120-mm.
In the Mariupol direction, areas of settlements Lenin and Sakhanka were bombarded with mortars of 120 caliber. As a result of the shelling, three houses in the settlement were damaged. Sakhanka on the street. Gavrilenko.
On Sunday, the Ukrainian Armed Forces did not fire at the territory of the LC.
19: 00 Airport short-term mortar shelling caliber 82-mm and 120-mm. 19: 00 near Kalinovo (LNR) shooting and mortar combat. 20: 00 to the west of Gorlovka battle using mortars 82-mm and BMP-1. 20: The 30 battle in the Kalinovo area (LNR) intensified with the use of short-cut machine guns and mortars in 82-mm caliber.
21: 35 in the n. Red October shelling from ZSU-23.
Over the past day, the APU fired at the DPR 1 times.
On the Mariupol direction, the enemy used the anti-aircraft gun ZU-23 and large-caliber small weaponby firing around 40 ammunition by the area of n. Red October.
On Monday, the Ukrainian Armed Forces did not fire on the territory of the LC.
00: 00 on the front line of the YaBP - Red Partizan fights continue with the use of short-cut machine guns and mortars in 82-mm and 120-mm caliber.
07: 00 on the airport-Spartak-YaBP front line, fighting with sniper rifles, machine guns, chargers and mortars. 13: 00 Airport under heavy mortar fire with 82-mm and 120-mm caliber.
14: 00 north of Gorlovka shelling of our positions from small arms.
14: 00 in the area of the Bakhmutk highway (LC) shelling from small arms and mortars.
20: 45 near Yasinovataya shelling of machine guns, grenade launchers, AGS and LNG-9.
22: 45 in the Pervomaisk region (LNR) battle with the use of small and AGS.
23: 45 in the Pervomaisk region (LC), the battle continues with the use of AGS and mortars 82-mm caliber.
According to official data on Tuesday, the Armed Forces of Ukraine fired 1 DPR territory once.
In the Donetsk direction in the area of settlement Yasinovataya enemy used grenade launchers and small arms.
For the past day, the Ukrainian Armed Forces did not fire at the LC.
04: 25 near Kalinovo (LNR) mortar shelling caliber 120-mm.
10:40 on the front line of the Volvo Center - Airport - Spartak battle with the use of short-range machine guns, artillery and one tank.
11: 20 on the front line of the Volvo-Center - Airport - Spartak fighting intensified.
15: 20 on the airport-Spartak-YaBP front line mortar shelling continues.
18: 30 on the airport-Spartak-YaBP front line mortars and artillery continue to operate.
18: 50 on the southern front in the area of Leninskoe and Sakhanka shelling from LNG-9 (4 grenades) and mortars in 82-mm caliber (6 min.) And 120-mm (4 mines). 20: 00 on the airport-Spartak-YaBP front line the fighting intensified, firing, AGS, mortars and artillery are used. 21: 00 on the southern front of Kominternovo under mortar fire. 22: 00 on the airport-Spartak-YaBP front line mortars and artillery continue to operate for periods.
22: 00 north-west of Gorlovka a strong battle with the use of K / K machine guns and grenade launchers. 22: 30 on the airport-Spartak-YaBP front line, fighting continues with small arms, anti-aircraft guns, mortars with 82-mm and 120-mm caliber and equipment.
According to the official summary Wednesday, the Ukrainian Armed Forces fired X-NUMX DNI times.
In the Donetsk direction in the area of settlement Zhabichevo from a mortar caliber 82-mm 12 mines were released, as well as grenade launchers and small arms used.
On the Mariupol direction on districts of the settlement Lenin and Sakhanka, the enemy used mortars with a caliber of 82-mm and 120-mm, firing 32 mines, and fired at settlements from grenade launchers and small arms.
For the past day, the Ukrainian Armed Forces did not fire at the LC.
09: 00 on the southern front of Sakhanka under mortar fire with a caliber of 120-mm (8 min). Two houses on the street Mira and Lenin were damaged.
13: 10 north of Gorlovka Zaitsevo under mortar fire caliber 120-mm (9 min). 13: 20 on the southern front of Sakhanka under fire from a BMP-1 (4 shot).
20: 40 in the area of Dokuchaevsk battle with the use of k / k machine guns, mortars 82-mm caliber and technology.
21: 20 on the front line Airport - Spartak - YaBP fights with the use of sniper rifles with NVG, to / to machine guns, mortars 82-mm and 120-mm and technology.
Over the past day, the APU fired at the territory of the DPR 4 times.
On the Gorlovka direction in the area of the settlement Zaitsevo from a mortar caliber 120-mm was released 15 min.
On the Mariupol direction on the area of the item of the item. Sakhanka, the enemy also used 120-mm mortars, firing 8 mines, and fired various types of grenade launchers and small arms.
On Thursday, the Ukrainian Armed Forces did not fire at the LC.
00: 20 west of Gorlovka near the Gagarin Mine, mortar shelling in caliber 120-mm (6 min).
07: 40 north-west of Gorlovka battle with the use of to / to machine guns and AGS. 08: 00 north of Gorlovka a battle with the use of k / k and BTR.
09: 50 north of Gorlovka a battle using mortars in 82-mm caliber. 12: 50 north of Gorlovka, the battle continues.
13: 40 in the area of Krasny Partizan battle using machine guns, grenade launchers, AGS.
14: 30 north of Gorlovka resumed mortar shelling. 15: The 00 in the Red Partizan area continues the battle. 16: 55 in the Dokuchaevsk battle area using mortars and BMP-1. 17: 10 on the airport-Spartak front line with the use of k / k machine guns, chargers and mortars.
17: 35 in the Dokuchaevsk area of the battle continues with the use of K / K machine guns, mortars 82-mm and 120-mm, artillery 122-mm and BMP-1.
17: 40 to the west and north of Gorlovka throughout the day fighting with the use of sniper rifles, to / to machine guns, grenade launchers, AGS, LNG-9 and mortars 82-mm caliber.
18: 25 on the airport - Spartak - YaBP front line fights with the use of k / k machine guns. 22: 00 west of Gorlovka, fighting continues.
As you can see - there were gunfights. But according to official reports, the past days of the Armed Forces of Ukraine did not bombard the territories of the republics.
In total for the week:
The APU fired 12 DPR once and fired 76 mines with 82-mm and 120-mm mines across the Republic.
The areas of seven settlements of the Republic were subjected to shelling by the Armed Forces of Ukraine. As a result of shelling by the Ukrainian invaders, eight houses in the settlement were destroyed and damaged. Sakhanka.
Shelling from the side of the Armed Forces of Ukraine this week the territory of the LC did not occur (event!)
All patience and health!