The Ukraine-Russia crisis, tension escalates in the Donbass, where new violations of the ceasefire are reported and the parties continue to accuse each other of violence. According to the DRC mission to the Joint Control and Coordination Center (JCCC), cited by TASS, the Ukrainian Armed Forces bombed six populated areas in the Donetsk People’s Republic, including its largest city, overnight.
The report, which was published on the mission’s Telegram channel, spoke of the bombing of the cities of Dokuchayevsk, Oktyabr, Sosnovskoye, Alexandrovka and Spartak between 9:04 and 11:52 pm Moscow time. Donetsk was bombed at 12:03 am on Sunday, and the bullets targeted the chemical plant.
According to international observers, the number of ceasefire violations has increased dramatically in recent days. Yesterday, the Ukrainian Armed Forces reported at least 49 cases in the territory of the breakaway republic of Lugansk. “Heavy weapons were used in some of them,” the mission said on its Telegram channel. The attacks targeted 27 residential areas in the republic.
The leaders of the Lugansk and Donetsk People’s Republics, Leonid Bashnik and Denis Pushlin, announced Friday the evacuation of residents of the two republics to Russia, citing the growing threat of hostility. While yesterday they have They call the population “general mobilization.” in the republics.
According to NATO, “all indications are that Russia is planning a large-scale attack on Ukraine.” “The forces will not be withdrawn as Russia says and new ones will be added,” said NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, adding that there were indications of Russian attempts to create a pretext for the attack. However, Stoltenberg has always said he is in favor of a negotiated solution. “We want Russia to change direction and sit with us at the table,” he stressed.
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