Lysenko: the last day in the ATO zone were restless, wounded one military. In the occupied Donetsk visited marmots

For the past days in zone anti-terrorist operation one Ukrainian serviceman was wounded. As UNIAN reports, about this at the briefing said the representative of the presidential Administration of Ukraine on ATO Andrei Lysenko.

Marmots in Donetsk discussed the resumption of hostilities, intelligence
Intelligence: on Donbass there are up to 7 thousand Russian servicemen, near the border with Ukraine – up to 8 thousand

«Over the past day as a result of such active hostilities, fortunately, none of Ukrainian military was killed, only one was wounded in the area of Marinci,» — said Lysenko.

He also said that at the Lugansk direction militants once broke the silence in the area of Popasnaya. The occupants fired from the mortar, and for several minutes opened fire with grenade launchers and small arms.

At the same time, according to Lysenko, Donetsk direction militants ‘ activity has somewhat decreased, but they continue to keep shelling Ukrainian positions on almost all fronts. However, heavy weaponry was used.

«The greatest number of attacks of invaders recorded in Lugansk, zaytsevo, Novgorod and Sands», — Lysenko reported.

On the Mariupol direction the epicenter of the fighting yesterday was the sector of the front near Marinka.

«The enemy is there I conducted massive fire from small arms, rocket-propelled grenades were occasionally used armored vehicles, antiaircraft guns and mortars. Skirmishes between the occupiers and the forces of anti-terrorist operation lasted more than 7 hours,» he said.

As also reported by Lysenko, several enemy attacks are recorded further South, in the district of Starohnativka and Chermalyk.

For the last day near Mariupol was recorded flight of four enemy drones, Lysenko reported.

«Yesterday, February 18, on the Mariupol direction were recorded flights of four enemy unmanned aerial vehicles», — said Lysenko.

Earlier, the speaker of the presidential administration on issues of anti-terrorist operation Alexander Motesanib informed that day in the area ATO recorded three flights of UAVs of the opponent – two on the Mariupol direction and one near Krasnoselovka in the Luhansk region. The occupation troops of the armed forces of the Russian Federation on the Donbass increases.

«According to intelligence of the Ministry of defense, the occupation troops of the Russian armed forces in the Donbas increases. In the city Anthracite of the profits of two companies of Russian troops», — he said. As said Botosani, near the village of Mikhailovka of the Luhansk region there arrived the echelon with 360 tons of fuel and lubricants, and in Slavyansk there arrived the echelon with spare parts for tanks and food.

Marmots in Donetsk discussed the resumption of hostilities, intelligence

The Russian presidential aide Vladislav Surkov in the month of February has already twice visited the occupied territories in the East of Ukraine. This was announced at a briefing the representative of the Main Directorate of the defence intelligence of Ukraine Vadim Skibitsky, reports ЛІГА.net.

«During the last visit of Surkov in the occupied territories considered the issue of resumption of hostilities. The main purpose of such actions of the Russian occupying forces is considered the exit on the administrative border of Luhansk and Donetsk regions», — he said.

In addition, during the visit of Surkov discussed the issue of the incorporation of structures of the FSB of Russia to destabilize the situation in Kharkiv, Zaporizhzhya and other regions of Ukraine.

«The main purpose of the visits was to see decisions of the Kremlin on the further development of the situation in the East of Ukraine, instructions and guidance for further action,» said Skibitsky.

The representative of the intelligence unit noted that an intensification of fighting the occupying forces of the Russian Federation associated with the visits of Russian leaders. As a rule, during this period, decreasing attacks, increases their number, increases intelligence activities.

Earlier in the SBU reported that Russia carefully concealed visit of Surkov, and one of the issues was the preparations for the so-called elections in the occupied territories.

Intelligence: on Donbass there are up to 7 thousand Russian servicemen, near the border with Ukraine – up to 8 thousand

On Donbass there are about 7 thousand Russian troops and close border with Ukraine – from 6.5 to 8 thousand on a regular basis, and within three days, this group can be greatly extended, said Skibitsky.

«As members of the armed forces of the Russian Federation, we have regular troops deployed on the territory of our state, by our estimates, is about 7 thousand people», — he noted.

«With regard to the reinforcement of groups of Russian troops on the Eastern borders of our state, we are constantly in the Rostov region, the polygons near the border are about 6,5 — 8 thousand people. But Russia could greatly enhance its grouping. Within three days, Russia may significantly increase the group of its troops near the Eastern borders of our state», — said Skibitsky.

The Russian Federation continues to provide the militants with arms and ammunition, said Lysenko.

«According to information from the Main intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine, the Russian Federation continues to provide its puppets in the Donbas with weapons and ammunition. In particular, in Gorlovka came six trucks with tanks T-72 in Snizhne — 3 patentanspruche, 4 tanks, 3 of installation of volley fire «Hail», 2 self-propelled artillery and 2 trucks with guns on trailers,» — said Lysenko.

In addition, in the Luhansk region on rebel positions South of Happiness arrived 8 tanks, 12 combat vehicles and 30 trucks.

«In the village of Metalist, North of Lugansk, the Russians brought 8 trucks with mercenaries, 3 guns, trailers and tanker 2», — said Lysenko.

According to Lysenko, the militants of the so-called 7-th separate motorized rifle brigade bandformirovaniya «LNR» in the village Vergulevka got ammunition for mortars caliber 82 and 120 mm.

We will remind, on February 17, the Directorate of intelligence stated that the Russian military positions near Alexander fired at residential quarters of Luhansk occupied. In addition, in the district of Donetsk airport the militants twice shelled the ATO forces positions from «Gradov», the total number was issued 20 rounds. Fired from the occupied village Staromikhaylovk.

On the eve of the situation in the zone ATO has deteriorated – terrorists 79 times per day on February 16 opened fire near Nikolayevka and Novotroitsk held clashes with the ATO forces with DRG gangs.Three Ukrainian soldiers were killed and seven were wounded.

Lysenko: the last day in the ATO zone were restless, wounded one military. In the occupied Donetsk visited marmots 19.02.2016

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