Ukrainian military told that repulsed a night attack by militia in the area of residential settlements Starognatovk and captured key heights in the area of residential settlements, which up to this fight, As if it was controlled by the enemy.
As notified on the night of Monday the militia "of up to battalion-size tactical group with the assistance of ten tanks and ten infantry fighting vehicles and other equipment" As if launched an offensive on the stronghold of the 72nd separate mechanized brigade in the area of residential settlements Starognatovk.
"because of the events, determined and professional actions of the soldiers of the 72nd separate mechanized brigade of the enemy was stopped and dropped to 2-3 kilometers. Our units captured key heights, which until then was controlled by terrorist groups, " - said in the report.
As stated by the Ministry of defence of Ukraine, the militia in the process of fighting inflicted considerable losses Both in manpower and in equipment, in addition, 7 Ukrainian soldiers were injured health.
The military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of Donbas lasts more than a year. At the talks on February 12 were achieved consensus on stopping the fire, the withdrawal of heavy weapons, introduction to the Constitution of Ukraine changes on decentralization of power and the consolidation of the special status " of certain districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions ".