The situation in the East of the country (map ATO) as of 12:00 July 12, 2018, according to the NSDC of Ukraine.
In the past days, the main enemy armed activity of the Russian-occupation forces who deliberately continue to violate the terms of the T. SV. “bread truce” has moved from Donetsk to Lugansk direction, reports Rus.Media.
The situation in the area of operations of the combined forces remained controlled by our Ukrainian defenders.
In General for last days, on July 11, divisions of integrated forces recorded 17 enemy attacks.
In the fighting on 11 July, one of our soldier was injured. Now it is necessary qualified medical aid in the military mobile hospital.
During the July 11, recorded 10 enemy attacks.
Using rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machine guns the Russian occupation army carried out provocative attacks on the defensive positions of units of the joint forces near n of Novoluganskoe, South, Crimea, and Luhansk and four times in the area of Svetlodarsk.
21:40 our defenders had recorded another violation of ceasefire, near the village of Lugansk. From the occupied mountains of Prince Igor the Russian occupation troops are again used by the Ukrainian military heavy machine guns and small arms. These invaders once again deliberately disrupted a planned breeding of forces and means of the parties in this area.
Once again note that units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine are ready to breed forces and means in the area of Stanytsia Luhanska, but subject to its mirror performance by the Russian occupation troops, and their adherence to the decisions of the Tripartite contact group.
The enemy activity is somewhat decreased. It has 7 aiming firing provocations against the defenders of Ukraine by the Russian occupation forces.
Using rocket-propelled grenades of various types and other infantry weapons the enemy was shelling our base stations near Marinka, Krasnogorovka, Avdeevka, Malacky and Shyrokine.
The situation on the contact line today, July 12
From midnight, the Ukrainian military has already recorded 7 of the sighting of enemy attacks.
Fire provocations of rocket-propelled grenades, and other infantry weapons the Russian occupation troops have made for our defenders in the area n. p. Troitskoe, Water, Maryinka, berezove. In addition, our defenders Pavlopolya recorded breaks of mortar bombs caliber 82 mm.
Information of the Main intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine
Among the personnel of the formations and units 1 and 2, AK Russian occupation troops noted the growing discontent of constant physical exercise and strict methods of management of the personnel of the Russian officers.
In particular, the perturbation of the T. SV. soldiers causes making wounds as household accidents and the liberation of the victims of the previous number. Occupiers have observed numerous instances of unauthorized abandonment of duty and refusal to carry out combat missions on the front lines.
With the aim of maintaining control over subordinates, occupation command actively spread rumors about the capture by the Combined forces captured military personnel of the occupation forces, and ordered the commanders of units and to conduct additional unannounced inspections the presence of the personnel on the front lines.
The NATO summit in Brussels: the President of Ukraine
In the framework of the NATO Summit in Brussels, during a joint briefing with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that Russia must stop the constant shelling, to withdraw heavy weapons and troops from Ukraine and release Ukrainian detainees and political prisoners.
The head of state stressed that he appreciates the attention of NATO to the Russian aggression in Donbas and the illegal annexation of the Crimean Peninsula. He noted that “Ukraine remains fully committed to a peaceful settlement of the situation through immediate implementation of the Minsk agreements. At the same time a political solution is impossible until you complete all of the necessary security conditions and as long as Russia does not fulfill its obligations.”
NATO Secretary General said that “NATO has a strong position in support of Ukrainian sovereignty and territorial integrity. And the Alliance strongly condemns the illegal annexation of Crimea. In the East of Ukraine the situation remains serious, with daily violations of the cease-fire and human rights violations. Russia has a special responsibility — she needs to withdraw its troops and stop its support of separatists in Ukraine,” said NATO Secretary General.
During a joint briefing with Petro Poroshenko also noted that “Ukraine counts on NATO support in the framework of a multinational peacekeeping mission under UN mandate in the Donbas, which will have full access throughout the occupied territory of Ukraine, including the uncontrolled part of the border.”
In Brussels, President Petro Poroshenko also stressed that Ukraine appreciates support by the Alliance in our reform efforts in the sector of defense and security in accordance with NATO standards.
“Our goal is to achieve NATO standards and is fully compatible with NATO forces 2020” — said the Head of state.
Today, July 12, on the sidelines of the NATO Summit in Brussels the Minister of defence of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak met with the Secretary of State for defence of great Britain Gavin Vlasenok.
During the meeting, they exchanged views on the development needs of cooperation in defensive sphere. Interest is the strengthening of cooperation between the Naval Forces of both countries, as well as Air Forces.
Subject to existing agreements, there is interest for cooperation in the field of defence procurement and defence-industrial cooperation.
In General, the parties agreed on whether a more in-depth discussion on areas of defense cooperation.
Yet the British side is studying the possibility of organizing a visit to Ukraine during the celebration of our national holiday – the independence Day of Ukraine.