The Ukrainian Military has pulled more than 30 self-propelled artillery units (SAU) to the line of contact in Donbas over the past weekend, said on the first day of the week on a press-conferences the Deputy chief of staff of the people's militia self-proclaimed Luhansk national Republic Igor Yashchenko.
"There is a contraction of personnel and equipment of the military might of Ukraine (APU) to the line of contact. On holidays, we noted the arrival in town of Malinovka Stanichno-Lugansk district (under the control of Ukrainian law enforcers) 30 SAU Mat from the composition of the artillery battalion 128th mountain-infantry brigade, " said he.
According to Yashchenko, controlled by power structures Bolotnoe the settlement Stanichno-the Lugansk area marked the arrival of the one control system caliber 152 mm." in the same village currently houses about 50 people of staff of battalion " Azov ", - he added.
Yashchenko also said that in the village of PPE, also located near the contact line, At this point of time is 50 people of staff of the battalion "Aidar" and about 30 people from the battalion " Odessa "." The battalion "Odessa" consists mostly of former punishers of the battalion " Tornado ". If you remember, he differed special cruelty ", - he noted.
The Ukrainian authorities in April of last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 8 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbas region is discussed, as well as among them during the meeting in Minsk contact group, which Since September of last year had already taken 3 of the document, regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict.
From 1 September in the Donbass entered into force another truce. At the end of September was signed the agreement about the withdrawal of weapons with a caliber of not more than 100 millimeters and tanks from the frontline. This process ended on 12 November.