Command of the Operation United forces (EP) in the Donbass reported the deaths of three Ukrainian soldiers after the aggravation of the situation on the contact line. About it reports a press-service OOS on the page in Facebook.
Military formation of the self-proclaimed Donetsk people’s Republic (DNR) accused of violation of the regime of silence 18 times over the past day. In addition to the three victims, the Ukrainian side informed about the two wounded soldiers.
During the evacuation of the body of the deceased near the village of zaytsevo, the Ukrainian rescue team was ambushed.
“the Russian occupation troops once again violated all moral and humanitarian standards, and fired on the three soldiers, who should carry out the evacuation of the bodies of the fallen Ukrainian hero,” — said in the message.
It specified that as a result of the shooting death of a military doctor, one soldier was wounded, and another combat injured. The CCA stressed that the evacuation was impossible because of shelling by the militia DND. Currently, a body of military are on the scene of the shooting.
According to the Ukrainian intelligence, was killed one and injured two soldiers of the breakaway Republic.
On 14 July the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba urged Russia to take a constructive and responsible position regarding the implementation of the Minsk agreement and start their implementation with a full and comprehensive ceasefire in the Donbass.
The armed conflict in the Donbas continues for more than six years. In April 2014, the Ukrainian authorities began a military operation against DND and LNR, which declared independence from Kiev after a violent change of the Central government. Ukraine accuses Russia of occupation of part of the Donbass and the support of separatism. Moscow rejects claims of Kiev.