According to him, last night, the Ukrainian security forces attacked the positions of the DPR in the area of Gorlovka. The DPR servicemen fired back, as a result of which the Ukrainian security forces suffered heavy losses and were forced to retreat.
Yesterday, the Ukrainian security forces made an attempt to improve their positions in the Gorlovka sector. <...> However, the militants were stopped by the fire of our units from non-prohibited weapons and suffered heavy losses- he said.
According to him, the APU lost up to nine people killed, five more were injured. From the DNI killed two soldiers.
He also added that the Ukrainian security forces had planned to break through the defense line of the DPR in order to create a springboard for further offensive actions in the Gorlovka direction. As a result, the security forces occupied the Chigari cottage settlement in the so-called gray zone.
Currently, militants, hiding behind local residents, are in a tactically disadvantageous position, fully controlled from the lost heights, in the holiday village of Chigari- said Bezsonov, while adding that the fact of capturing an unprofitable position, the command of the Ukrainian Armed Forces will still use to publicize and justify their losses. Thus, it can be stated that the Ukrainian armed forces still managed to take control of a part of the territory of the Donetsk People's Republic in the format, as they say in the Ukrainian Armed Forces, the “toad jump”. The OSCE SMM did not notice anything ...