The Ukrainian Military will conduct artillery drills near Mariupol (Donetsk region), which will last for several days, said the press officer of sector " M " (near Mariupol) Yaroslav Chepurnoy.
"Today on the ground in the area of Urzuf will begin training sessions gunners. Fees will last for several days. During the exercise will be worked out targets from a wide range artillery systems in service of the ATO, "– Reported in the report Mariupol city portal " 0629 ". The local population was asked not to worry at the sound of cannon fire. 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. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6, 4 thousand People. 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, local clashes and shelling of settlements continues.