As a result, officers from the JCCC, as well as representatives of the DPR Ministry of Defense, arrived in Zaitsevo. The mission included Major General Rustam Muradov of the Russian Armed Forces (head of the Russian side in the JCCC), chief of staff of the Koropus DOD MO Ruslan Yakubov and deputy commander of the DPR Defense Colonel Edward Basurin.
The shelling of the village of Zaitsevo from the standpoint of the Ukrainian security forces was carried out from various types weapons, including large-caliber mortars. For firing were used and weapons BMP APU. The duration of the shelling was the largest in recent times. The village was hit at least 4 hours in a row. One of the mines completely destroyed the wall of the local school building. Reports about it Donetsk News Agency.
In recent days, the situation in Zaitsevo has deteriorated and escalated. If earlier attacks were only in the evening, now they occur in the morning, in the afternoon, and in the evening. If they do not respond at all, they are insolent and make attempts to attack. This happened repeatedly.
Continued shelling by Ukrainian security forces and the outskirts of Donetsk. At night, as a result of a shell hit, a residential building in the Petrovsky district of the capital of the People's Republic was completely burned out.