Over the past 24 hours, the armed forces of Ukraine opened fire on the Republic 21 times, spokesman for the DPR PMD Dmitry Astrakhan informed at the briefing in Donetsk on May 19.

  • “On the Gorlovka front, militants from the 58th brigade attacked Ozeryanovka, the villages of Gagarin Mine, and Mine 6/7 with 120mm mortars, rocket launchers, large-caliber machine guns and small arms. A power line in Ozeryanovka is broken, four electrical substations are down. Over 250 residential users in the village are without power supply.
  • On the Donetsk front, the 57th, 54th and 28th brigades engaged Spartak, Staromikhaylovka, Lozovoye, Vesyoloye, Zhabichevo, the village of mine Trudovskaya Mine and Donetsk Airport with 122mm artillery, 120 and 82mm mortars, rocket launchers, large-caliber machine guns and small arms. Artillery and mortar attacks on Staromikhaylovka resulted in damage to thirteen residential buildings, as well as two civilian cars.
  • On the Mariupol front, militants of the 128th brigade engaged Dokuchayevsk with firearms,” Dmitry Astrakhan reported.

Data on the cases of firing has been sent to representatives of international organizations based in the Republic, as well as to the DPR Prosecutor General’s Office for inclusion in criminal cases against AFU brigade commanders Kaschenko, Maistrenko, Mishanchuk, Marchenko and Goncharuk.