Militia DND and LNR joint action in practice completed environment Debaltsevo group of security officials, said the representative of the headquarters of the militia DND Eduard Bacurin. The self-proclaimed head of the Donetsk national Republic Alexander Zakharchenko tried to convince the Ukrainian military to surrender their weapons in exchange for a promise to save their lives.
The city Debaltsevo With a population of 45 thousand is located on the Eastern Donetsk region, 55 km North-East of Donetsk. In July, the Military Took him under observation, there is now considerable military forces and machardie of Ukraine, according to the headquarters of the militia, about 10 thousand people. Grouping is substantially situated in the territory of the militia, creating the danger of such cities as Gorlovka, Donetsk region, Shakhtersk, and Alchevsk and Stakhanov, Lugansk region. At the end of January, the militia began operation environment.
"We cannot say that we have completely something clicked in my head all the roads in the" boiler ". However, units DND and LNR are in direct line of sight between them, their artillery fire they have the ability to cross-block the road, " said Fins news of Bacurin.
for example, the militia could not be taken under the supervision of the Town of Uglegorsk, which is located on the control height of the can shell and the neighboring Town of Yenakiyevo, as did earlier Military and Debaltsevo, as do now the militia. In the Uglegorsk in ongoing street battles.
yesterday, the militia turned out to fire at one of the military columns of the security forces, which went North in Debaltsevo, to strengthen the defense. With the loss column retreated to break through the artillery fire it did not work.
at the same time attack the militia goes From East - from LNR. Here the brigade "Ghost" field commander Alexei Brain is fighting for the City Popasnaya and settlement Sanzharova, advanced units militias have already come to the outskirts of the Debaltsevo." Popasnaya is located just to the North. Taking her by the militia, the Brain will make the environment Debaltsevo more reliable and, in addition, will endanger the City of Donetsk ", - explained the situation of Bacurin.
according to him, the Capture of Debaltsevo under the supervision of the militia, first, connect the territory of the DND and LNR (Now they are connected by only one road, on the South Donbass through the Snow), and secondly, will protect against the onset and shelling Gorlovka, Shakhtersk and other cities DND.
currently, the Military is conducting the evacuation of Debaltsevo as their staffers, and civilians preparing to storm the city. Loyal to the Kyiv regional authorities of Donetsk region was taken from Debaltsevo and neighboring Svitlodarsk for nearly 300 civilians, fearing shelling and street fighting.
Chapter DND Alexander Zakharchenko in an interview to television channel "Russia 24" promised surrounded the Ukrainian military to save their lives, if they agree to surrender their weapons.
" The city is protected by a separate battalion for special purposes Republican guard forces and 2 company-tactical groups of the third brigade with the assistance of artillery. Took one day