Daily Situation on the Front Line: Ukraine ~ 5 May 2021
Donetsk People’s Republic
The armed formations of Ukraine fired at the territory of the DPR twice a day, the fire was fired in the Donetsk direction. This was announced today by the representation of the Republic in the Joint Center for Control and Coordination of the Ceasefire (JCCC).
“The outskirts of the village of Staromikhaylovka on the western outskirts of Donetsk were under fire from the Ukrainian military. The enemy used artillery guns with a caliber of 122 mm and grenade launchers (RPG and SPG).
Attempts to use the coordination mechanism for promptly establishing silence on all the facts of violations of the ceasefire regime were ignored by the Ukrainian side in the JCCC, ”it was reported.
In violation of the third point of additional measures, the deployment of six units of weapons and military equipment of the VFU near residential buildings and municipal facilities in the territory controlled by Ukraine was revealed.
This morning, Ukrainian troops fired at the village of Zaichenko in the Novoazovsky district in the south of the DPR. This was reported in the representative office of the Republic in the Joint Center for Control and Coordination of the Ceasefire (JCCC).
“At 08:05, 2 LNG grenades, 3 RPG grenades were fired from the VFU in the direction of the Zaichenko village,” it was reported.
The JCCC added that the fire was fired from the territory of the Kiev-controlled settlement of Hnutovo.
Luhansk People’s Republic
The armed formations of Ukraine violated the ceasefire in the LPR’s zone of responsibility four times a day. This was reported by the representative office of the Republic in the JCCC.
“The areas of the villages Smeloe, Logvinovo and Kalinovka and the urban-type settlement Donetsk were subjected to shelling. The fire was conducted from 120-mm mortars, heavy anti-tank SPG-9 grenade launchers and small arms. As a result of shelling in the area of Bold, a soldier of the People’s Militia was wounded, ”the message says.
Servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine placed an infantry fighting vehicle BMP-2 on a personal plot in the urban-type settlement Novotoshkovskoye. This was reported by the press service of the People’s Police Department of the LPR.
“In the area of responsibility of the 14th brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, on a personal plot in the village of Novotoshkovskoye, militants disguised an BMP-2,” the message says.
In the Donbass, in the area of the Joint Forces Operation, six violations of the ceasefire were recorded over the past day, May 4. This is stated in the morning report of the OOS headquarters.
“At Vodyanoy, the enemy fired from 120-caliber mortars prohibited by the Minsk agreements. Twice he opened fire at Krasnohorovka from 120-caliber mortars and from heavy-duty anti-tank grenade launchers. Not far from Avdiivka, enemy units fired towards the positions of our defenders from large-caliber machine guns, and near the village of Luganskoye also from grenade launchers of various systems. Also, near the settlements of Novoluganskoye, Zaitsevo, Shumovo, Yuzhnoye, Krymskoye, Toretskoye and Novgorodskoye, an enemy UAV of the Orlan-10 type was seen flying over the demarcation line. The drone was suppressed in a timely manner by means of electronic warfare, ”the headquarters said in a statement.
Original Source (Russian)