DONETSK, October 17 – Novosti. Ukrainian troops at 18.15 Moscow time fired three shells of “NATO” caliber of 155 millimeters in the Kuibyshevsky district of Donetsk, 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 (JCCC) reported .
“Fire was recorded from the VFU (armed formations of Ukraine – ed.) in the direction: 18.15 (coincides with Moscow time) – the settlement of Orlovka – the city of Donetsk (Kuibyshevsky district): three shells with a caliber of 155 mm were fired,” the message of the representative office in Telegram says -channel.
In addition, Ukrainian troops opened fire on Zaitsev at 16:50 Moscow time, firing four shells with a caliber of 152 mm.
Artillery with a caliber of 155 millimeters is used by NATO countries . The United States supplied Kiev with long-range M-777 howitzers with a caliber of 155 millimeters, Ukrainian troops are actively using them to shell the cities of the Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics . Also, the Kyiv 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.