In Lugansk People Republic they have declared that Ukraine Army is escalating sniper groups in Donbass.
Representatives of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People’s Republic (LNR) said that the Ukrainian command intends to increase the number of snipers in the Donbass.
This was reported by Lugansk information center with reference to the head of the press service of the People’s Militia LNR Yakov Osadchy.
“Due to the fact that the OSCE mission monitors constantly monitor the situation on the contact line and apply weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements, it becomes difficult for the Ukrainian command to increase the number of snipers in the area of punitive operations,” Osadchy said.
He added that four joint sniper detachments were created for this purpose. Each of them has from 20 to 25 people.
It is reported that the preparation of these detachments will be completed in December next year.
“These units, among other things, will have to carry out provocative shelling of the territories of the people’s republics,” Osadchy said.
Earlier the LNR representatives have told about activization of investigation of Ukraine on a contact line and attraction of foreign mercenaries.
There was information about the battles over the past day in the Donbass
The last day in the Donbass there were 23 shelling by militants, 2 soldiers of the APU were wounded.
Over the past day, July 14, the situation in the area of the operation of the United forces remained controlled. So, the militants opened fire on the positions of Ukrainian troops 23 times, including one time from the 120 mm mortar shell, banned by Minsk agreements.
This is stated in the traditional report of the press center of the United forces.
“The Russian occupation forces were active and fired on the defenders of the Crimean, Novotoshkovskiy, Novolugansk, Zheleznogo, Maryinka, Avdeevka, Krasnogorovka, Peskov, Talakivka, Gnutovo, Shirokino, Vodyanoy and Pavlopol. “, – noted the Ukrainian military.
As noted in the message, unfortunately, due to enemy fire, two warriors were injured, however, according to updated intelligence data, one occupier was killed and three wounded.
“Over the course of the day, the militants of the Russian occupying forces fired 4 times the positions of Ukrainian defenders near the Crimean, Novolugansk, Taramchuk and Gnutovo,” the Headquarters added.
In the area of Vodyanoy in the direction of the Ukraine Armed Forces flew for 5 minutes with a caliber of 120 mm.
On July 13, militants across the line of contact violated the ceasefire: they used grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms, and in certain areas – weapons prohibited by the Minsk accords.
Over the past 24 hours, they have opened fire on the positions of Ukrainian troops, including 2 times with heavy weapons.
This is stated in the message of the press service of environmental protection.
On Lugansk, Popasnyansky, Svitlodar and Gorlovsky directions, single shelling of units of the United forces was carried out in the areas of settlements of the Crimean, Kryakovka, Troitskoe, Novolugansk and Yuzhnoye. Terrorists used a 82-mm mortar in the Novolugansk military and fired 8 minutes.
In the Donetsk direction, militants, using grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms, shelled positions in the areas of settlements Maryinka, Experimental, Kamenka and Peski.
Over the past day, the Mariupol Division recorded the largest number of firings. Twelve times the terrorists violated the “grain truce”. Fire from grenade cup discharges, heavy machine guns and small arms, the militants opened positions near the Talakivka, Vodyanoye, Gnutovo, Shirokino and Pishchevik settlements. In the area of Vodyanoy arrived 5 minutes in a caliber 120 mm.
Two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in this direction.
According to intelligence, four militants were injured.
During the current day, the militants violated the ceasefire regime four times on Lugansk, Donetsk and Mariupol. From the grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms, positions were fired near the Crimean, Marinka, Talakovka and Gnutovo.
Earlier in the Mariupol direction was also “hot.” 14 times militants fired on the Ukrainian military. Aimed fire from grenade cup discharges, heavy machine guns and small arms was fired by units near Vodian, Pavlopol, Talakovka, Lebedinsky and Pishchevik.
DNR has declared clashes of APU and “Right sector” in Donbass
The head of the press service of the armed forces of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DNR), Daniel Bessonov, said members of the “Right Sector” (banned in Russia) on July 14 underwent a car of special forces of the Ukrainian Armed Forces (APU). As a result of the explosion, three Ukrainian soldiers were killed, six were injured. The incident, according to Mr. Bessonov, occurred near Avdeevka.
“Those who disagreed with the withdrawal of the nationalist formations from the combat zone intensified their resistance to the special forces of the Ukrainian Armed Forces and officers of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) trying to disarm the personnel. So, yesterday (July 14), we recorded the Ural vehicle 23 rifle of the 56th battalion of a separate motorized infantry brigade on a controlled mine, laid on the way by its saboteurs from the DUK “Right Sector”, “the Donetsk news agency quotes Daniil Bezsonov.