The Ministry of defence self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic (DND) reported moving from Kurakhovo in Marinka group of tanks and personnel of the military power of Ukraine, said the Commissioner of the Ministry Eduard Basurin.
"Exploration of the militia continues to record the facts of movement of military equipment and personnel of the armed forces. So, from Kurakhovo (in 30 km from Donetsk) in Marinka marked the arrival of six tanks, "reports" Donetsk news Agency " words Basurin.
in addition, according to his statement, on the Eastern edge of the residential settlement found Acute emplacements eight units of self-propelled artillery units (SAU) and recorded in Maryinka protected firing positions SAU ". Since mid-April last year, the Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. Refers to a large number of dead and wounded among the civilian population and the destruction of houses and infrastructure. With fifteen February, the parties to the conflict in the Donbass declared a truce in Minsk after almost 16 hours of negotiations. However, despite the control system of the ceasefire, for the last time period shelling in Eastern Ukraine again became frequent. In the early summer of authorized official of the presidential administration of Ukraine on problems of special operations in the Donbass Andriy Lysenko and the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk told about the offensive against militia in the area of Mariinka near Donetsk. However, the militia said that the Military were the first to attempt a breakthrough in the area of Marinci. According to the head of the Donetsk national Republic Alexander Zakharchenko, the loss of the Ukrainian military in the fighting in the area of Marinka "huge" - about 1 thousand security officers were injured and 400 killed and at the same time among the militia killed only fifteen and another 30 were injured.