The Ukrainian Military are trying to break through the positions of the militia in the area of Gorlovka and Shirokino, stated in the press service of the Republican guard DNR.
"Gorlovka few days is conducted mortar attack. The Ukrainian Military it is used to promote the city. The militia keep their places without resorting to the use of heavy weapons. Forces small arms trying to hold back the enemy and prevent his advance into the city ", - quotes the messenger guard RIA " Novosti ".
They also stressed that the shelling of Donetsk in the night of may 3 was a diversion of the Ukrainian security forces. At the same time they launched a full-scale offensive in the village of Shirokino." About one and a half thousand security forces launched an offensive to promote in Novoazovsk, in this case used a 152-millimeter mortars and howitzers D-30, " added the Commissioner of DNR. According to militia, the battle in Shirokino lasted from seven in the evening on may 2 to eight in the morning on 3 may, the attack being able to stop." Using only small arms, the Militia kept the offensive on Novoazovsk. But in the end the attacks of the security forces in Shirokino destroyed 3 of the street " - said the press service of the Republican guard. Yesterday, Deputy commander of the corps of the Ministry of defense of the Donetsk national Republic Eduard Basurin said that the soldiers of the Ukrainian volunteer battalions remain in the village Shirokino. On Sunday it was announced that the Ukrainian battalion of special purpose "Donbass" has introduced additional security forces units in the village of Shirokino. Remember, at the end of April Authorized the contact group on the resolution of the conflict situation in the Donbass discussed in the process of video conferencing plan for the demilitarization of Shirokino. on 27 April, the OSCE observers said that on April 26, recorded the most intense clashes near the village of Shirokino starting in February 2015.