A summary of the events in the DPR and the LPR in January 2019 from the Mage military commander.
I pay debts on summaries of events that occurred on the contact line in the DPR in January 2019. The data on collisions and shelling (where not only small arms were used) for a month was reduced to one compact, visual and resulting unique table.
The settlements in the table below, go along the arc – along the line of contact from the north-eastern part of it to the south-west to the Sea of Azov.
The area, intensity and regularity of shelling of the DPR territory by the Ukrainian Armed Forces are shown visually in the districts.
Against the general background, there are areas of populated areas – Popasnaya, Lugansk, Crimea, Pesky, Water, from where the artillery of the Ukrainian Armed Forces regularly fires.
In total, from January 1 to January 31, 2019, four people were killed and 7 were injured in the territory of the Donetsk People’s Republic, of which 4 soldiers of the Republic and 3 civilian men were injured.
Now about some of the events and weekly statistics.
Analysis of the violation of the cease-fire by the Armed Forces of Ukraine. January 5–11, 2019
The total number of attacks in the DPR by the Armed Forces of Ukraine for the period of January 5-11 is 37.
As a result of the attacks, three civilians were injured.
During the same period, the Ukrainian Armed Forces fired at the LC 18 times. The enemy was fired over 90 minutes and shells.
On January 5, at 12.35 in the northeast of Avdiivka, observers recorded the work of the engineering reconnaissance team of the 93rd mechanized brigade in the amount of four military personnel who made the passage in the mine-blast barriers.
The low level of training of Ukrainian sappers expectedly led to new casualties: two died, one was injured, the fourth escaped, leaving a wounded comrade.
On January 10, at about 13 o’clock, during the cleaning of the passage to the workplace from snow, employees of the Voda Donbassa utility company in the area of the Vasilyevsk pumping station of the first ascent of the South Donbass water conduit came under targeted fire from the APU using ATGM.
As a result of the shelling, three employees of a utility company were injured, ensuring the operation of an important civilian infrastructure facility.
Analysis of the violation of the cease-fire by the Armed Forces of Ukraine. January 12-18, 2019
The total number of attacks on the DPR by the Armed Forces of Ukraine for the period of January 12-18 is 71. Three servicemen of the DPR army are wounded.
During the same period, the Ukrainian Armed Forces fired at LC of 25 times. Opponent fired more than 340 minutes and shells.
On January 17, at 11.20, servicemen from the 93rd mechanized brigade carried out an aimed bombardment with 82-mm caliber mortar at two civilian VAZ vehicles parked at the site near the Vasilyevsky pumping station of the first lift of the South Donbass water conduit.
In this case, the fire was adjusted using an unmanned aerial vehicle. Only by happy coincidence, none of the civilians were killed or injured.
Analysis of the violation of the cease-fire by the Armed Forces of Ukraine. January 19-26, 2019
The total number of attacks on the DPR by the Armed Forces of Ukraine for the period January 19-26 is 105. One soldier of the DPR army was killed and one was wounded.
During the same period, the Armed Forces of Ukraine fired at the LC 22 times. Opponent was released more than 200 minutes and shells.
January 19 at night to the fighters of the army of the DPR was captured by a militant of the 58th brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Stanislav Panchenko. During interrogation, he told that he was captured while under the influence of alcohol and drugs, and how he joined the army to avoid punishment for a criminal offense.
On January 22, under the cover of darkness in the Mariupol direction, a sabotage group of the 79th Airborne Brigade consisting of four militants attempted to secretly approach the positions of the DPR fighters.
However, the enemy group fell into a signal mine. Three servicemen immediately fled, leaving their comrade, who from fear remembered the Russian language and began to cry plaintively: “Do not shoot! I give up! I do not want to die! ”, As a result, one fighter was captured.
Analysis of the violation of the cease-fire by the Armed Forces of Ukraine. January 26 – February 1, 2019
The total number of attacks on the DPR by the Armed Forces of Ukraine for the period January 26 – February 1 is 100. One soldier of the DPR army was killed and two were wounded.
During the same period, the Ukrainian Armed Forces fired at the LC 29 times. The enemy was released about 500 minutes and shells.
January 29 in the evening on Tuesday from the area of the Crimean district Sokolniki APU released 45 122-mm shells !!! Think about these numbers.
Fortunately, such attacks are rare, mostly working snipers, large-caliber machine guns and mortars.
News Front Catherine Katina and News Officer NM DNR with the call sign “Bullet”
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