Thousands of citizens of Donetsk were left without electricity due to shelling by the Ukrainian army. Last night security forces fired on the territory of the Republic hundreds of shells, despite the agreement of the Contact group in Minsk about an immediate ceasefire. If Kiev fails to stop army DNI promises to give the Ukrainian military the new "pot".
48 hours energy and the utility could not restore the destruction inflicted by the blows of the Ukrainian artillery. Moreover, the Ukrainian military fired so that workers could not approach the places of accident. The most important object - verkhn'okam'yans'ke filter station was de-energized. Through it disinfected the water gets to the Republic's capital and surrounding regions. Electricity was restored.
During the day, Ukrainian artillery 1617 times attacked the Donetsk Republic. Statistics of attacks has decreased in 2 times, but remains high. Poroshenko intends to hold Ukraine referendum on joining NATO. According to him, the idea of joining the Alliance is supported by majority of Ukrainians, writes one of the German editions. Poroshenko failed to mention that in order to join NATO, Kiev will need to resolve the issue with the Donbass and to recognize the Russian Crimea as the Alliance do not accept countries with unresolved territorial conflicts.
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