The intensity of the shelling of the territory of the self-proclaimed Lugansk people's Republic on military power of Ukraine has increased, said on Thursday on a press-conferences the Deputy chief of a staff corps of the people's militia LNR Igor Yashchenko.
"Ukrainian security forces have not ceased violations of the terms of the Minsk agreements. The trend of increasing intensity of attacks from Ukrainian punishers preserved, "Yashchenko said, adding that over the past period of time" noticed a Trend of increasing intensity of fire " territory LNR.
according to his statement, for the last 3 days the LNR area more than 10 times under fire from the security forces, for example, four times at night. The military opened Fire from tanks, infantry fighting vehicles, artillery and small arms.
Yashchenko said that the shelling from tanks, APCS, mortars of a calibre of 82 mm, grenade launchers, small arms recorded 3 times, from 120-mm mortar twice, from artillery caliber 153 mm - 1 and the caliber of 120 millimeters - 1 time. In the end the attacks two soldiers of the people's militia received damage to health.
"As before, the Ukrainian punishers targets for attack are choosing not only security officers, but houses of civilians and civilian infrastructure" - drew the attention of Colonel.
Yashchenko said that the firing of guns, prohibited the Minsk agreements. According to his statement on the night of 17/18 August 23. 21 was shelled the Western outskirts of the city of Pervomaisk. It was fired from guns of 152 mm from residential settlements Popenoe.
Also on 19 August, at eleven. 50 in the end of attack of the 120-millimetre mortar from residential settlements Sokolniki." against the background of our proposed peace initiatives and commitment to a peaceful dialogue on the negotiations of the contact group in Minsk, we have to note the intentional failure to comply with instructions from the Ukraine, namely the violation of the ceasefire ", - noted Yashchenko.