The bombardment of the Town in the Donbass From the northeast rockets " Grad ", said the report by the special monitoring mission (SMM) of the OSCE.
"very close To the government-controlled Avdeevka fifteen kilometres North-North-West of Donetsk, the SMM noticed ten fresh craters on the track as H20 and in the surrounding area. "The SMM conducted a crater analysis and assumed that they were made by fragments of rockets launched from MLRS BM-21 "Grad" From the North-North-East direction, ? leads RIA "Novosti" letter of the OSCE.
While observers in the period between 13. 20 and 14. 40 local time heard 20 loud explosions from the shells that had flown From the South-East of their position. By results of examination of the mission, the bombing was carried out 120 and 122-millimeter artillery guns. To the North-East of the Town are settlements, controlled by militia and security forces. Yesterday the head of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine in Donetsk region Vyacheslav Abroskin said that militias like shelled Avdiivka. On Wednesday, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said he ordered the representatives of Kiev in the tripartite contact group immediately sign the agreement on creation of the buffer zone. According to Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Grigory Karasin, the Treaty establishing the Donbass buffer zone could be signed on Tuesday, but Kiev has asked for the postponement. 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.