The Ministry of defence self-proclaimed Donetsk Republic said that the Ukrainian Military launched a powerful tank shelling of the positions of the militia in located near the Donetsk airport and the village of Spartacus.
"at the present time from Avdiivka, North of Donetsk) is a tank shelling Spartacus (five kilometers from the airport). It's provocative actions from the AFU (armed forces of Ukraine) ", - stated in the Ministry of defence DND.
Data on victims and victims are specified.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April 2014 in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6 thousand people. In mid-February, then a truce was declared and began the withdrawal of heavy weapons. Soon after informing truce resumed shooting, the parties blame each other in violation of the "silence" and report that conduct only return fire.
dialogues " channel four ", held on 12 February came amid a sharp escalation of the situation in the Donbass, provoked by the Ukrainian security forces, which increased the forces began to storm the position of the militia. Following the meeting, the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany adopted a set of measures involving, for example, the ceasefire in the Donbas with fifteen February, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of the security zone.