Armed Forces of Ukraine regain control over Zolote village in Donbas

Source : 112 Ukraine

Operation of the Ukrainian military has been lasting for a couple of weeks,- headquarters of Joint Forces Operation
12:09, 2 July 2018

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Zolote village in Luhansk region was taken under control of Armed Forces of Ukraine. Valery Voronchuk, the officer of the Joint Forces press office told this on Hromadske Radio.

No other information has been reported yet.

Volunteer Roman Donyk claimed on Facebook that it happened on October 30, three weeks after the active phase of the operation. Earlier, Zolote was situated in the grey zone, as well as Katerynivka village.

Related: 24 hours in JFO zone: two Ukrainian soldiers wounded

‘About 300 locals, 40 of whom are school-aged children have been suffering from the absence of social, medical support and authorities, from everyday searches, inspection at the checkpoints and absolute absence of confidence in the future. The village was situated directly at the line of contact. The 'Self-Defense' consisting of the reserve of Joint Forces operation's Commander remained in the village and strengthened the position. The village is taken under full control,’ the volunteer said.

Dmytro Tymchuk, the MP confirms the fact of taking the village under control.

Reportedly, the Armed Forces of Ukraine moved forward through Pivdenne village which is situated nearby the occupied Horlivka in Donetsk region.

A ceasefire came into force in Donbas on July 1. Notwithstanding, the militants kept shelling the Ukrainian positions.

Related: More than 40 civilians suffered in Donbas Conflict in 2018


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