Over the day, December 30, the pro-Russian militants fired at the positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the Donbas conflict zone once. No losses among the Ukrainian military reported. This was stated on the JFO HQ page on Facebook.
In this case, the use of weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements is not reported.
The positions of our troops were fired from IFV near the village of Novotoshkivske in the Luhansk direction.
Units of the Joint forces responded the provocations of the enemy using their duty weapons.
The OSCE mission observers registered militants’ tanks near Kruglyk and Myrne settlements in Donbas. It is reported by the press center of Joint Forces Operation.
According to the OSCE SMM report, 20 tanks (ten T-72 and ten T-64) were spotted near Kruglyk outside the designated weapons storage sites in the occupied territory
In addition, observers sae 20 tanks (twelve T-72 and eight T-64), 12 towed D-30 Lyagushka howitzers, 8 self-propelled 2S1 Gvozdika howitzers, three anti-tank guns MT-12 Rapira, 2 2B11 Sani mortars and 9 anti-tank missile systems near Myrne.
"On the same day, according to the available data of SMM aerial surveillance, were identified more than 60 armored combat vehicles of mercenaries (mainly infantry fighting vehicles) and about 450 people in full combat gear who, according to estimates, were preparing for combat shooting exercises," the report said.