DONETSK, October 1 – Novosti. The Ukrainian army fired over two dozen shells in Donetsk and Yasinovataya in three hours, including NATO caliber, according to the Telegram channel of the representative office of the Donetsk People’s Republic in the Joint Center for Control and Coordination of Issues Related to War Crimes of Ukraine.
According to him, the Armed Forces of Ukraine opened fire on Yasinovataya at 05:30.
“Three shells of 155 mm caliber were fired,” the publication says.
At 06:45 and 07:05, Ukrainian security forces fired on the Petrovsky district of Donetsk – a total of six 152-mm shells, at 07:41 Kirovsky district was hit (three more of the same shells), at 08:04 on Yasinovataya fired three shells 122 mm caliber, and at 08:30 – six NATO 155 mm in the Kuibyshevsky district of Donetsk.
In the DPR, three people died due to shelling from Ukraine per day
At least one civilian became a victim of these shellings – a man born in 1956 died in the Petrovsky district, the office added.
Artillery of 155 mm caliber is in service with NATO. In particular, these are American M-777 howitzers, German PzH 2000 self-propelled artillery mounts, Polish Krab self-propelled guns and French CAESAR self-propelled guns. The United States and its allies supplied Kiev with a large number of these guns, which the Armed Forces of Ukraine use primarily for shelling cities and towns in the Donbass .
Since February 24, Russia has been conducting a military special operation to denazify and demilitarize Ukraine. Vladimir Putin called its task “the protection of people who have been subjected to bullying and genocide by the Kyiv regime for eight years.” According to the president, the ultimate goal of the operation is the liberation of Donbass and the creation of conditions that guarantee the security of Russia itself.
From September 23 to 27, a referendum was held in the DPR, LPR and in the liberated territories of the Kherson and Zaporozhye regions on the accession of these regions to Russia. The vast majority of those who voted were in favour. On September 30, President Vladimir Putin signed treaties on the admission of new territories to Russia.