"In 17.40 (on Thursday), in Slavyansk, a roadblock at the TV tower of the BMD-2 and infantry weaponsusing rail cars as cover. The paratroopers opened fire, ”representatives of the Ministry of Defense reported.
Only ten minutes later, a checkpoint near the village of Semenovka came under fire, the ministry said. A little later, unknown persons fired upon a reconnaissance group of sniper rifles. They were returned fire from the BTR.
It is worth recalling that last night the term of the ultimatum put forward by Kiev by the people's militia of the Donbass expired. The Ukrainian military was given 24 hours to leave the territory of the Donetsk region. Otherwise, the militia promised to launch their own military operation.