The situation in the East of the country (map ATO) as of 12:00 may 13, 2018, according to the NSDC of Ukraine.
For the past day on the front line has been an escalation by the Russian occupation forces. For a long period of attacks on the positions of joint forces from the occupants was recorded on the frontline. While the enemy continues to use weapons, the calibre of which is prohibited by the Minsk agreements. Our defenders are active defense, reports Rus.Media.
In General for last days, on may 12, recorded 73 sighting shelling the defensive positions of units of the United forces.
The militants occupying administrations of the Russian Federation made by our defenders 31 shot from artillery caliber of 122 mm, and released about 140 min from mortars of calibers of 120 and 82 mm.
Our military were active in the defense of the applying in response to the regular infantry weapons: grenade launchers and small arms, and about 40 times opened fire in response, with the aim of preserving life and health of personnel.
With sadness we inform you that due to the armed aggression of the Russian Federation on the territory of Donetsk and Lugansk regions, Ukraine once again has a loss. As a result of enemy shelling killed one Ukrainian soldier, 1994 B.
In addition, as a result of shelling by the Russian occupation forces for 12 may, four of our defenders were injured. They were taken to a military mobile hospitals, which provide all necessary qualified medical aid. The health of one of our wounded – moderate the rest of the combined forces is satisfactory.
For 12 may, recorded 27 long sighting of enemy attacks.
As reported, at about 01:00 the militants occupying administrations of the Russian Federation made 15 shots from artillery caliber of 122 mm in the defenders Novozvanivka. Later, after 17:00 for nearly two hours, the enemy was intense shelling from artillery and mortars on defensive positions of the Ukrainian defenders near Trinity. There were 16 enemy shots from artillery caliber of 122 mm and a gap of more than 30 mines of calibre of 120 mm.
In addition, the Minsk agreements prohibited mortars 120 mm mortars, 82-caliber opponent repeatedly applied on the positions of the units of the joint forces near the settlement Prychepivka, Novozvanivka, Trinity, Zaitseve, Novgorod, and close the Iron.
Provocative attacks from different types of grenade launchers and heavy machine guns the enemy has repeatedly led to the side of the defenders of the settlement Troitskoe, Crimean, Prychepivka Mom, Novgorod, novoselivka, Yellow, 7 times – Oborona Novozvanivka, and 5 – near Zaytsevy.
In the past days, 46 times the enemy was active provocative-aimed attacks.
Mortars of calibers of 120 mm and 82 mm the enemy is applied by the defenders of the Heater, Verkhneolonetski the item.
Their activity at the Donetsk direction the militants occupying administrations of the Russian Federation showed using different types of grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms. Frequent enemy shelling was observed near the settlement Avdiyivka, Gnutova, heater, Water, Marinka, Verkhneolonetski, Palopoli, Krasnogorovka, SHIROKANE, Talakovka, Experienced, Newelska, Shevik and the defenders of the mine Butovka.
Day of the defenders of the settlement Pavlopol, Gnutova, Avdeevka, Experienced were the fire of enemy snipers.
Current situation today, may 13
Since midnight, militants occupying administrations of the Russian Federation has 12 recorded sighting of attacks.
In this case, the direction of Lugansk, from midnight on, for nearly half an hour, the enemy fired over 40 min from 82-mm mortars on the defenders of Novgorod.
Around 05:00 in the morning the enemy began a long bombardment of the positions of the defenders of Svetlodarsk using artillery caliber of 122 mm and mortars of various calibers.
Also the 120mm mortar occupants have applied for our strongholds near Lugansk, and three times carried out provocative attacks from APCS, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns.
On Donetsk the direction from the beginning of this era observed of the enemy’s provocation with different types of grenade launchers and other infantry weapons near Malacky, Survey, twice – in the area of Water, and three times near Avdeevka.
Since the beginning of this era, may 13, as a result of shelling by the Russian occupation troops, two Ukrainian servicemen were injured. They were taken to a military mobile hospitals, the health of our defenders is satisfactory.
Note that the situation in the area of operations of the combined forces remains difficult, but is fully controlled by the Ukrainian military. Our defenders are vigilant, active defenses, and ready for any eventuality.