Contents tagged with Svitlodarsk

  • Ukrainian forces advanced 20 kilometers towards Debaltseve over the last year

    During the last year, the soldiers of the 54th separate mechanized brigade of the Ukrainian armed forces and the contract soldiers of the Podolyanina Wolves special forces unit of the Pravy Sector, which is a part of the Ukrainian military, who are deployed along the Svitlodarsk Salient, advanced by  almost 20 kilometers towards Debaltseve.

    The information has been confirmed by the Ukrainian volunteer activist Yuriy Mysyagin on his Facebook page.

    “Our positions on Svitlodarsk Salient are …

  • Ukrainian forces advance at Svitlodarsk Salient

    On January 11, the Spokesman of the Defense Ministry of Ukraine, Alexander Motuzyanik, stated at a press conference in Kyiv that Ukrainian soldiers took control of new positions on the contact line at the Svitlodarsk Salient.

    He noted that this advance of Ukrainian forces does not violate the Minsk agreements.

    “During the last month, the situation along the Svitlodarsk Salient has been very tense. As a result of the clashes with the separatists, the units of the Ukrainian Armed forces took …

  • Ukrainian headquarters: The presence of our troops at the Svitlodarsk salient does not violate the Minsk agreements

    New positions that the Armed Forces of Ukraine took and held in the Svitlodarsk salient in the Donetsk region do not violate the Minsk agreements, according to a brief on January 11 by the spokesperson of the Ministry of Defense, Colonel Oleksandr Motuzyanyk.

    The Colonel reminded the press that fighting intensified recently on this stretch of a front line. "As you know, the situation there has been very tense in recent months. Very severe fighting continued there that resulted in units of the …

  • Heavy fighting erupts near Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine

    According to the December 18th evening summary of the Ukrainian Military command, five Ukrainian servicemen were killed and six wounded in the fighting along the Svitlodarsk arc.

    “Starting at 5:50 am, in the vicinity of Svitlodarsk arc, after a continuous large caliber artillery and mortar fire, the separatist army units attempted to push Ukrainian forces from their positions. The enemy, using a considerable manpower, attempted an encircling maneuver. The Ukrainian forces discovered this …