On the Donetsk direction the fighting is across the line of contact

In the zone of the antiterrorist operation in Eastern Ukraine over the past day death toll among the Armed forces of Ukraine there, but one fighter APU was injured, said the speaker of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine on ATO Col.

Russian special forces «trained» Marines «DNR»: wounded 20 militants — Hur

«Over the past day in the fighting no one Ukrainian soldier killed, one wounded», — he said at briefing on Monday in Kiev.

Motuzyanik informed that at the Lugansk direction the epicenter of the fighting was the settlement Troitskoe, where in the daytime the enemy repeatedly opened fire from grenade launchers and 120-mm mortars. Also mortar shelling by the enemy was held in Novooleksandrivka. In the Village of Lugansk Gold, and the enemy used small arms. In just the past day in Lugansk direction there were 9 enemy attacks, including a 3 — mortar.

On Donetsk the direction of combat activity of the opponent is observed throughout the contact line, except for the Donetsk airport. In Novgorod there were a number of heavy mortar shelling positions of the ATO forces in different directions, in particular, the militants fired on Ukrainian military positions 54 mines. Unrest was also in the town, where the enemy was mortar and artillery fire from the side of Yasinovataya. In addition, illegal armed groups used mortars in novoluhans’ke. Just a day in this area recorded 14 enemy attacks, including 6 – of heavy weapons.

In Mariupol direction militants violated the silence regime along the line of contact. In Maryinsky district and near the sea of Azov, the enemy used mortars and cannons. The main «hot spots», as before, Krasnogorovka, Marinka, Palopoli, Hnutove, Shirokino. A day in the direction of Mariupol occurred 37 enemy attacks, including 6 with heavy weapons.

«Ukrainian troops are engaged in heavy fire in response,» said Matusevich.

Note, over the past day Russian-occupation armed groups in the ATO area 60 times opened fire, one Ukrainian soldier was injured. This morning, January 16, announced the press center of staff ATO.

On the Mariupol direction of the 122-mm artillery militants fired at Hnutove, mortars of various calibers — Pavlopol, Shirokino and Krasnogorovka, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms – Pavlopol, Hnutove, Shirokino and Krasnogorovka. In addition, at Shirokino and Marinka fire kept the sniper.

Russian special forces «trained» Marines «DNR»: wounded 20 militants — Hur

On the temporarily occupied territory of Donbass among local military and military of the Russian Federation there was a clash in which 20 people were injured. About it reports a press-the centre of the Main intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine in Facebook.

«14 January between military personnel in 9 separate assault infantry marine regiment from the local population and the special purpose units of the armed forces conflict. The conflict was injured 20 people (two in serious condition) from the 9 separate assault infantry Marines who are taken to regional hospital of Novoazovsk», — stated in the message.

According to Gur, to gain control and maintain proper military discipline among the troops 9 separate assault infantry Marines in Novoazovsk sent special purpose unit of the composition of 1 AK (Donetsk) of the armed forces. The branch on the territory of the Novoazovskiy district established checkpoints where checks military and civilians.

Earlier it was reported that the Russian military are in the Donbas, causing yourself intentionally bodily harm to avoid involvement in the fighting.

«In the units 1 (Donetsk) and 2 (Lugansk) AK territorial army Centre (Nottingham), southern (Rostov-on-don) the armed forces the trend to reduce the morale of personnel because of unsatisfactory conditions of service, significant losses and inadequate financial support. Starting December 31, 2016, subdivisions 1 and 2 AK occupation forces noted more than 20 cases of causing intentional damage to the body parts of the soldiers for the purpose of evasion from participation in hostilities and military service», — stated in the message of the Gur.

On the Donetsk direction the fighting is across the line of contact 16.01.2017

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