Armed group in Yerevan releases two hostages - medical staffWorld July 31, 10:30
Incirlik Air Base blocked amid rumors of another coup attemptWorld July 31, 10:28
IOC Executive Board panel to make final decision on Russian athletes at 2016 Olympic GamesSport July 31, 4:52
Seven ceasefire violations registered in Syria in 24 hoursWorld July 31, 1:34
Putin focuses on security, fight against terrorism at talks with Slovenia’s presidentRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 30, 22:26
Russian, Slovene Presidents unveil monument to Russian soldiers who died in SloveniaRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 30, 22:20
Kadyrov files documents as candidate for Chechnya's leadershipRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 30, 22:13
Russian swimmers file appeals at CAS against ban from Rio OlympicsSport July 30, 22:04
Sniper shoots dead police officer in YerevanWorld July 30, 18:37
MOSCOW, March 27. /TASS/. The Ukrainian military have shelled the territory of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) 122 times over the past twenty-four hours, the DPR Defense Ministry told the Donetsk News Agency on Sunday.
‘Over the last twenty-four hours, the Ukrainian military have shelled the republic’s territory 122 times as a result of 23 breaches of the ceasefire regime," the ministry said.
The Ukrainian army used mortars, the armament of infantry fighting vehicles, various types of grenade launchers and other small arms to shell the DPR territory. Overall, 65 82mm and 120mm mines were fired, the ministry said.
The Ukrainian military shelled the villages of Zaitsevo in the northern suburbs of Gorlovka, Kominternovo in the south of the Donbass region, the populated areas of Dokuchayevsk, Yasinovataya, Zhabichevo, Spartak and Veseloye, and also the areas of the airport and Volvo-Center.
A meeting of the Contact Group on the settlement of the crisis in east Ukraine agreed on January 13 to introduce a ceasefire regime from 00:00 Moscow time on January 14. However, the Donetsk and Lugansk militia and the Ukrainian army continue accusing each other of breaching the truce.
Meanwhile, the command of the Ukrainian army’s operation in the Donbass region has accused Donetsk and Lugansk militia of 44 truce breaches.