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Summary of hostilities in Novorossia on March, 11
Ayre Yesterday, 12:40 229
News / The South-East of Ukraine
On March 11 the situation has not changed on the fronts of the DPR and the LPR. Local fighting continued in the area of Shirokino and Peski, relocation of Ukrainian troops was observed on the track Bakhmutka and at the site Schastye-Stanitsa Luganskaya. AFU here obviously accumulate assault force, circumventing the Minsk Agreement.
Hostilities in DPR
Last night of March 10 to 11 was quiet in Donetsk, fighting in the city was not conducted. By Wednesday morning on March 11 Donetsk remained relatively calm.
In the night of March 11 Ukrainian security forces fired on positions of militia in the Donetsk airport and Peski with mortars, anti-aircraft guns and small arms, villages Oktyabrsky and Spartak were also fired.
By 21:00 Ukrainian security forces were firing at Putilovsky district, area of the shopping center "Metro", Panfilovskaya mine terricone, 2nd site, the eastern edge of Peski (there is the militia forefront)with incendiary shells in Donetsk from Peski.
According to the statements of the Ukrainian side, Ukrainian positions at Peski, in the area of Opytnoye and Avdeyevka were fired with mortars and automatic grenade launchers in the night of March 10 to 11.
Militia positions in the north of Gorlovka were shelled by Ukrainian military with mortars and small arms in the night of March 11. Around 10:00 distant explosions were heard in Gorlovka from Mayorsk or Artyomovsk track.
2 Ukrainian T-64 tanks advanced to the front border between Uglegorsk and Lozovaya and opened fire on AFN positions on March 11. Tanks were destroyed with the help of militia intelligence, the Ukrainian side has losses, the exact number was not reported.
At 10:00 gunfire was heard in Svetlodarsk presumably from Tsarskoye Selo or Luganskoye. However, it is likely that the Ukrainian military conduct exercises or clearance.
Shootout took place at Shirokino periodically during March 11. Lukewarm hostilities in this area, in general, do not stop, as well as at Peski. Ukrainian security forces are constantly shelling militia positions, they also fire at civilian houses with mortars and tank shells. Militias, in turn, are forced to fire back.
Hostilities in LPR
On the eve, on March 10, AFU withdrew SPGs under supervision from villages Mirnaya Dolina and Loskutovka. However, according to the reports of local residents, equipment was returned back and spread in these villages after the departure of the observers of the OSCE mission.
At 7:30 the sounds of artillery fire were heard in Lisichansk from Zolotoye.
According to local residents on the southern outskirts of Schastye, there were skirmishes with the use of mortars and small arms since 6 am of March 11.
The United States Government decided to supply Ukraine with modern armored vehicles Humvee and drones. AFP told this on March 11, citing an official source in the White House. Americans will give Ukraine a few systems of drones Raven, 30 armored terrain vehicles Humvee and 200 more off-road vehicles.
Summary prepared by the staff of the Information Analytical Center "Cassad"