GCC in DPR: Armed Forces of Ukraine bombarded Yasinovataya and Novobakhmutovka with Grads
DONETSK, July 7 – RIA Novosti. Ukrainian troops bombarded Yasinovataya and Novobakhmutovka in five minutes using Grad MLRS and 120 mm mortars, reported Representation of the Donetsk People’s Republic at the Armistice Regime Joint Control and Coordination Center (GCC).
During a special operation, the Russian Armed Forces, together with the forces of the Donetsk People’s Republic, liberated a significant part of the territory of the DPR, in particular Volnovakha, a strategically important regional center south of Donetsk. Svyatogorsk, home to a large Orthodox monastery with the shores of the Sea of Azov and its status bay. However, the shelling of Donetsk from the militant-controlled settlements of Peski, Avdiivka and others continues, with the DPR representation in the GCC and city officials reporting daily that infrastructure is destroyed, civilians killed and injured.
Ukrainian troops are shelling Donetsk, including Grad MLRS and 155 mm artillery used by NATO countries. The United States has previously supplied Ukraine with a long-range 155 mm M777 howitzer, Ukrainian troops have already used them to bombard cities, including Donetsk, causing civilian deaths.
Press Spokesperson of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov described the bombing of civilian objects organized by Ukraine in Donbass recently as barbaric.
At the end of June, the head of the DPR Denis Pushilin said that the forces of the Donetsk People’s Republic accelerated the counter-battery work, the situation had improved somewhat – the enemy could only hit the outskirts of Donetsk and partially. In Gorlovka, further work was being done to strengthen measures so that the enemy could not physically use the available weapons.
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