From mid-July 2014, more than 90 thousand citizens of Gorlovka were supposed to leave the city because of the fighting, said the Head of the city administration Roman Khramenkov.
"currently, about 30% of the population left, At this point of time in Gorlovka 200-210 thousand, and there were about 300 (in peacetime) ", – quoted him as saying " Donetsk news Agency ".
The mayor said that front-line communities, " such as the Golm and shaft 6/7 ", decreased in 2 times. On Thursday Deputy head of the corps headquarters of the people's militia LNR Igor Yashchenko said that the intensity of shelling the territory of the Luhansk people's Republic on military power of Ukraine has increased. Wednesday Special monitoring mission (SMM) was Abscessation the growing number of hotspots in the Donbas, stated about the victims among the civilian population in the territories under control and DND and Kiev. The OSCE experts also spoke about the growth of the fighting around Donetsk, Gorlovka and North-East of Mariupol. On Sunday, the head of the delegation of the DND in the contact group on the peaceful settlement in the Donbass Denis Putilin said that the parties to the conflict in the Donbas are in a step from beginning hostilities. He said that the guarantors of the Minsk agreements – the leaders of France and Germany – compelled to respond to violations of the Minsk agreements by Kiev authorities.