Yesterday October 22 in ATO area 5 episodes of violations of the truce by the militants were recorded. “In the evening, the enemy opened fire with small arms and grenade launchers on the western outskirts of Donetsk – in Pisky and Opytne. Also, the militants carried out an armed provocation and fired with small arms and rocket launchers at the Ukrainian positions in Shyrokyne,”- told at the briefing in the Ukrainian crisis media center spokesman of Administration of the President of Ukraine on ATO-related issues Colonel Andriy Lysenko. He added than no Ukrainian soldiers was killed or injured.
According to Colonel Lysenko, Special monitoring mission of the OSCE recorded that the militants continue to violate the conditions of the withdrawal. “The mission’s UAV confirmed that 16 tanks of the militants are still deployed in Sontseve. Also near Myrne, controlled by the gang “LPR” 13 tanks are deployed,”- he said.
The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has detained the militant, who attacked the OSCE mission. In Rubizhne a sniper of the gang “DPR” was detained. “He joined the gang last July after his release from prison. After training by Russian special services officer he participated in the fighting against the ATO forces. Now he returned to the Ukrainian prison”, – said Colonel Lysenko. Also two fighters, which have not committed grave crimes are going home within the framework of the SBU’s program.