The Ukrainian Military launched an attack, knowing that the militia DND independently took weapons with a calibre of not more than 100 mm from the line of contact, said at a press conference the Deputy commander of the corps of the Ministry of defence DND Eduard Bacurin.
"Last night, the Ukrainian Military once again grossly violated the Minsk consensus. Early in the morning, in the best traditions of their Nazi predecessors, near the village Starognatovk on the Mariupol direction, the enemy attempted to break through the defense DND ", - He said, reports " Donetsk news Agency ".
According to Basurin, after a 2 hour artillery preparation from large-caliber guns, MLRS " Grad ", tanks and mortars in the area of human settlements Petrovskoye, Novolasp and Belaya Kamenka, the enemy forces BMP 6 and 6 tanks with seven in the morning launched an offensive in the direction of Stroganovka and White Stove." in the process of moving the enemy to our positions ensued a fierce battle, during which our First unit separate motorized rifle brigade inflicted a resounding defeat on the enemy and forced him to stand, and then to retreat to their original positions ", - noted the Deputy commander of the corps. He added that the harassing fire on human settlements Petrovskoye, White heater lasted until 10 am. Bacurin also said that Kiev launched an attack, knowing that the militia DND independently took weapons with a calibre of not more than 100 mm from the contact line, reports the news Agency. Before in DND stated that the loss of the Ukrainian security forces while trying to break the line of defense in Telmanovo district was 7 men killed, eleven more were damaged health. The situation in the Donbass deteriorated into Monday night. Ukrainian law enforcers told about the session key heights in the area of Stroganovka eventually night fight with the militia. Seven August the head of the Donetsk national Republic Alexander Zakharchenko has not ruled out a full-scale resumption of hostilities because of the failure of the Kiev diversion technique. August 5, Authorized militia said that the Kiev authorities May prepare a breakthrough on a number of areas along the line of contact, on which differences have arisen in agreeing on a document about the removal of the weapons of a caliber of less than 100 mm. July 19, DND and LNR announced the start of a unilateral withdrawal at 3 km from the line of contact of the arms of a calibre of not more than 100 mm.