The Ukrainian side of the Joint center for control and coordination of questions of ceasefire and stabilization of demarcation line of the parties (SCCC) on Thursday, February 18, 20 times announced regime of silence in the area of Marinci, but the terrorists only once agreed on its implementation. This was stated by the head of the Ukrainian part of SCCC Lieutenant-General Andrey Taran, reports the press center of staff ATO in Facebook.
It is noted that on February 19 he visited Marinka – the hottest in the last days a point in the Donbass. The decision to visit this settlement was unplanned and involuntary and was caused by aggravation of the situation in this area in the past two days as a result of a significant increase in attacks by militants of illegal armed groups as the ORDO of positions of divisions of VSU and the residential sector. The fire fighters carried out with the use of artillery, which should have long been allotted in accordance with the Minsk agreements.
«Given the sharp escalation of the situation in the area of Marinci, SCCC Ukrainian side has done everything possible to stop the fire fighters, the regime of «silence» in the period from 16.00-22.45 February 18, introduced us 20 times (!!!), of which only one – in 22.45, – gave a positive result. Ukrainian officers observers noted absolute cynical disregard on the part of militants of the Minsk agreements, which are based on a comprehensive ceasefire,» – said the head of the Ukrainian part of SCCC.
In Maryinka Taran met with representatives of the Special monitoring mission of the OSCE, which discussed the situation in the area and monitored the situation along the contact line. Communication with representatives of the OSCE special monitoring mission was carried out against the backdrop of multiple explosions at the positions of Ukrainian troops around n of the item of mines of calibre of 82 mm that came with firing positions of fighters around n of the item Staromikhaylovk.
Observers hmm OSCE has demonstrated a «fresh» residues 82-mm mines, which were only what they found on the site of the shelling of a residential sector of Marinka. At the same time, the OSCE representatives informed the head of the Ukrainian part of SCCC fixing their cynical attacks by snipers of the insurgents residents of Marinka, which for several days trying to repair the roof their own houses, destroyed by mortar fire from fighters.
Simultaneously with the work of the head of the Ukrainian part of SCCC in the area of Marinka, on the territory of the ORDO worked and the head of the Russian side of the Joint center, which in the presence of observers hmm OSCE confirmed the presence of «fresh» shell casings from the shots from the gun of the BMP-2 at the forefront of fighters around n of the item They. In addition, the head of the Russian side SCCC had the opportunity to hear the firing of mortars by militants of illegal armed groups carried out with their positions near n. p. n. p Staromikhaylovk on the item.
«It should be noted that thanks to the work of the head of the Ukrainian side in the area of these settlements the stress along the line of fighting in the region has been reduced, the number of attacks by militants was also much less,» — noted in the press center of staff ATO.
As reported, over the past day terrorists 54 times fired at positions of forces of anti-terrorist operation four Ukrainian soldiers wounded, died there. In addition, in the Donetsk region, under the village Hrodivka, Russian drones several times dropping incendiary grenades on the warehouse of the APU, but thanks to the timely reaction of the Ukrainian military implications of discontinuities localized in time.
The Ukrainian side SCCC 20 times announced regime of silence near Marinka, but the IAF only time he kept 21.02.2016