In the village of Sands on the North-Western outskirts of Donetsk, renewed fighting between militias and security forces, said Last news in the headquarters of the militia DND.
"the enemy in the Sands again went on the attack, used tanks and mortars. As long as we keep the defense ", - stated in the headquarters. According to staff, lead the attack Ukrainian paratroopers with the assistance fighters of the volunteer battalion " OUN ".
"From time to time, the Military opened mortar fire on our positions in the nearby village of Spartak," - said the Commissioner staff.
According to local residents, mortar volleys well audible in adjacent to Donetsk areas.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year 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. The problem of settlement of the Ukrainian fall under negotiation in different formats, for example, at the meetings of the contact group in Minsk with the mediation of Russia and the OSCE.
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.