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5 Ukrainian soldiers died since the announcement of the ceasefire. – NSDC

 September 12, 2014

Civil car blew up on mine – one dead, one wounded

5 Ukrainian soldiers died since the announcement of the ceasefire. - NSDC

Spokesperson for Information and Analytical centre of National Security and Defense Council colonel Andriy Lysenko reported this during daily press briefing in Kyiv.

The situation in the zone of the anti-terrorist operation remains tense. The ceasefire regime was maintained during the day. Single violations of it were registered. There are no losses among Ukrainian militants.

Donetsk airport was shelled with artillery and multiple rocket launcher systems.

Yesterday at 08.00 am civil car was blown up on mine. This happened at the outskirts of the town Stanytsya Luhanska. Woman driver died as the result of the accident, one border guard was wounded.

During the last day there were no armed clashes at Ukrainian-Russian border.

During the last day 57 Ukrainian war prisoners have been released. The work on liberation of hostages continues, the results will be informed.

Meanwhile, it has been registered that withdrawing of Russian troops from Ukrainian territory has stopped. Concentration of terrorists in the area of 2 settlements in Donetsk oblast has been registered.

Significant decrease of activity of fighters is being registered in areas of Mariupol and Novoazovsk. This might be explained by work of OSCE missions in these areas.

Deputy of Secretary General for Foreign and Security polity of NATO James Appathurai informed about the reducing of number of regular Russian troops at Ukrainian territory, but he also mentioned remaining concentration of Russia army at Ukrainian border. In the NATO secretariat they believe that there is 1000 of Russian soldiers remaining at Ukrainian territory. Also there is 20 000 of them at Ukrainian-Russian border.

In Novoazovsk region there has been registered constant movement of a vehicle with special equipment that creates radio obstacles and performs listening of mobile operators.

During the week since the signing of Minsk protocol 5 soldiers of Ukrainian armed forces died. In particular, our country has lost 3 border guards, 1 soldier of armed forces and one soldier of the National Guard. 3 more soldiers of Ukrainian armed forces died of wounds they received previously in hospitals.

Since the beginning of the ATO 873 soldiers were killed, 3275 got injured.

Source: National Security and Defense Council


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