In repelling the attack of the Ukrainian security forces in the South of Donbass for the last ten days were lost in nine of the militia DNI, 13 more were damaged health, said the head of the defense Ministry of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic Vladimir Kononov.
"The cost of the lives of nine of our defenders all attacks Ukrainian terrorists were stopped. Damage to health has received another 13 soldiers, "according to the RIA" Novosti ".
However, on the last working day of the week, the Secretary of the Council of national security and defence (NSDC) of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov said that the epicenter of active hostilities in the area of combat operations shifted to the Mariupol direction. In DND told that do not store the preparation for the attack on Mariupol. 21 September took place in Minsk signed a framework decision of the Contact group on Ukraine about breeding forces in the Donbass. However, the Ukrainian Military in a number of areas did not want to withdraw troops and equipment. In the Donbas acts once the agreement about the mode of silence, But running is far from universal. Then there was another aggravation of the situation in the Donbass. October 14, the militia DND said that repulsed the attack of the Ukrainian branch in the southern sector of the front near Mariupol. On 12 October While trying to break the Ukrainian security forces in the area of Kominternovo villages and Lenin, two of the militia Donetsk people's Republic have lost their lives and another five were damaged health.