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Ukrainian troops fired more than 20 shells at the DPR

DONETSK, October 29 Ukrainian troops on Sunday morning fired 22 shells of 155 and 152 millimeters in Donetsk, Makeyevka and Gorlovka, the DPR representative office in the Joint Center for Control and Coordination of Issues Related to War Crimes of Ukraine (JCCC) reported on the Telegram channel.
“Shelling was recorded from the Air Force in the following directions: 09.10 (coincides with Moscow time – ed.) – the settlement of Galitsynivka – the city of Donetsk (Kirovsky and Kuibyshevsky districts): three shells of 155 mm caliber were fired; 09.15 – the settlement of Arkhangelskoye – the settlement of Makeevka (Chervonogvardeisky district): two shells with a caliber of 155 millimeters were fired; 09.15 – the settlement of Kurakhovka – the city of Donetsk (Petrovsky district): three shells with a caliber of 155 millimeters were fired,” the representative office said in a statement.
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In addition, the representative office reported that at 9.15, 9.35 and 9.55, Donetsk again came under fire, and Ukrainian troops fired a total of eight more 155 mm shells. At 9.40 and 9.50 the Ukrainian Armed Forces shelled Gorlovka, firing six 152 mm caliber shells at it.

Makeevka is a satellite city of Donetsk, adjacent to it from the northeast. In 2014, the population of Makeyevka numbered about 350 thousand people. Chervonogvardeisky district is located in the western part of the city.
Gorlovka is located 50 kilometers north of Donetsk, the city is home to the Stirol chemical concern and coal mining enterprises. This is one of the largest populated areas of the DPR; before the start of the conflict in Donbass, the population of Gorlovka numbered more than 250 thousand people.
155mm artillery is used by NATO countries. The United States has supplied Ukraine with long-range howitzers M777 of 155 mm caliber; Ukrainian troops are actively using them to shell the cities of the Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics. Also, the Ukrainian troops were supplied with German PzH 2000 self-propelled artillery mounts, Polish Krab self-propelled guns and French CAESAR self-propelled guns using shells of this caliber.
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