August 25, 2014
Ukrainian border guards blocked movement of the column of Russian armoured vehicles.
This was reported by Spokesman of Information Centre of National Security and Defense Council Colonel Andriy Lysenko during a press briefing in Kyiv.
During August 24 the situation at Ukrainian-Russian border in terms of attacks was relatively calm. This morning there has been registered at attempt of Russian servicemen under the guise of Donbas fighters to organize new area of armed conflict in the south of Donetsk region.
At 05.20 am mixed column of armoured vehicles consisting of 10 tanks, 2 Infantry fighting vehicles and ‘Ural’ vehicles violated Ukrainian border in the area of settlements of Shcherbak and Novoazovsk.
Border guards entered into battle and called for reinforcement.
The movement of the main part of enemy’s vehicles was stopped with fire. Currently road Novoazovsk-Mariupol is under control of the ATO forces. There’s shelling in direction to Novoazovsk from the territory of Russian federation.