The rescuers of the Ministry of emergency situations of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic told that the Ukrainian Military district Debaltsevo set fire to the administrative building of one of the mines, the Rescuers were not able to cope with fire due to the ongoing hostilities.
first Deputy commander of the headquarters DND Eduard Baturin said that the militia was able to close the so-called Debaltseve boiler and surround several thousand security forces. The Ministry of defence of Ukraine said that the Military unlock the track between Debaltsevo and Artemivsk and tighten security forces reserves and technique in this direction. Bacurin, for his part, said that the militia repelled all attempts by security forces to break through the encirclement.
"the 16th of February, during the retreat of the APU has implemented a deliberate burned within the administrative building of the mine "Yenakiieve iron and" enterprise of the state enterprise " Ordzhonikidzevugillya ". Due to the active fighting a fire rescuers GPS Yenakievo was impossible, " said morning reports of the EMERCOM DND.
The amount of damage is established.
Debaltsevo - a city of regional significance in the Donetsk region and one of the largest railway junctions of Ukraine, where the railway track from Kharkov, Mariupol, Rostov-on-don, Taganrog and the capital of Russia. At the present time because of the fighting paralyzed the operation of the station and stopped freight train letter between DND and the rest of Ukraine. At the end of July last year Debaltsevo and neighboring villages were taken under the supervision of the Military, posting here about 7-10 thousand soldiers. APU, according to one version, was intended to apply Debaltseve "language" jutting out into the territory of the DND and LNR, for assault on militias. Those, for their part, have plans to surround there security forces to provide security in neighbouring settlements.
dialogues " channel four ", held on 12 February, took place against a background of a sharp aggravation of the situation in the Donbass, instigated by the Ukrainian law enforcers who, having increased strength, began to storm the position of the militia. According to the results of the meeting of the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany adopted a package of measures involving, for example, a cease-fire in the Donbass with fifteen February, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of a security zone.