August 18, 2014
4 towns in the ATO zone blocked by Ukrainian Armed Forces
This and the following was reported by NSDC Information centre spokesman Colonel Andriy Lysenko during the daily press briefing in Kyiv.
Ukrainian troops carry out active hostilities to liberate the cities of Donetsk and Luhansk. Also there are battles in the areas of Zhdanivka, Makyivka, Khartsyzsk, Debaltsevo, Starobeshevo. In the town of Yasynuvata there’s an operative work to neutralize terrorists.
The towns of Horlivka, Mala Ivanivka, Andrianivka and Alchevsk are completely blocked. Russian mercenaries leave this places urgently.
During the last day the pyrotechnic units of State Emergency Service of Ukraine found 205 units of ammunition and explosives. 6 administrative building have been checked for presence of explosives. 6 hectares of the area have been examined.