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Ukrainian troops shelled Gorlovka and Yasinovataya


Representative of the Joint Center for Control and Coordination of the Ceasefire. File photoDONETSK, June 22 Ukrainian troops shelled Gorlovka and Yasinovataya in five minutes, firing 10 mines with a caliber of 120 mm and 5 shells with a caliber of 122 mm, according to the representative office of the Donetsk People's Republic in the Joint Center for Control and Coordination of the Regime ceasefire. “Fire was recorded from the VFU (armed formations of Ukraine) in the direction: 19.25 – the settlement of Novgorodskoye – the settlement of Gorlovka (the settlement of the mine named after Gagarin): 10 mines were fired with a caliber of 120 millimeters … 19.30 – the settlement of Avdiivka – Yasynuvata settlement: five shells of 122 mm caliber were fired,” the mission's Telegram channel says. Member of the EU Gorlovka is located 50 kilometers north of Donetsk, the city is home to the Stirol chemical concern and coal mining enterprises. Gorlovka is one of the largest settlements of the DPR, it has been under the control of the republic since 2014. Before the start of the conflict in Donbass, the population of Gorlovka numbered more than 250,000 people. The most frequent shelling here is on the outskirts of the village of Zaitsevo and the villages of the mines named after Gagarin and 6/7. Yasinovataya is located about 25 kilometers north of Donetsk, it houses the largest railway station in the former USSR. To the west of the city, which has been controlled by the DPR since 2014, in the direction of Avdiivka, there has been a line of contact with combat positions of Ukrainian troops for almost eight years. for Europe expires