The armed forces of Ukraine (AFU) in the Donbas are preparing an offensive on the militia positions in anticipation of the may holidays. On Thursday, April 20, reports Donetsk news Agency with reference to Deputy commander of the operational command of the Donetsk national Republic (DND) Eduardo Baturina.
"As it became known from a source in the command of the military unit А0456, Odessa, on the eve of may holidays APU, specifically the divisions of naval forces of Ukraine as part of a combined marine brigade, are preparing a plan of active hostilities in Volnovakha and Donetsk region", — quotes Agency the words of Baturina. According to open sources, the military part of А0456 is the command of naval forces of Ukraine.
According to him, on April 23-24 in the area of the village Shirokino will extend two mobile subversive groups. The operation will begin with the provocation of Ukrainian troops shelled their own positions, to obtain a pretext to open fire on the militia and go on the offensive. "For conspiracy group plan to use civilian vehicles, equipped with mortars," — said Basurin.
17 APR reported, that the Ukrainian military 35 times fired at the territory of the DNI, violating the so-called Easter truce. The command of the Ukrainian army, in turn, said about 22 cases of shelling of militia.
Two days earlier militia reported that Ukrainian military contracts to the contact line of heavy artillery and tanks.
The conflict in the Donbas began in the spring of 2014 after Kiev tried to suppress speech in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions caused by the change of power in Ukraine.
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Ukrainian residents of Nikolaev who came to the meeting with the people's Deputy Hope Savchenko, staged a brawl, and also pelted the Parliament with eggs. Initially Savchenko and activists gathered there was a verbal sparring. The reason for the conflict was the "Pro-Russian position" of the Deputy.
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