Spokesperson of anti-terrorist operation colonel Andriy Lysenko informed this during press briefing in Kyiv.
According to him, intensity of terrorist shelling in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts has decreased.
However, the enemy conducts regrouping of forces along the demarcation line. In addition, intelligence is used. The enemy relocates and concentrates its forces and means in the towns of Stakhanov, Luhansk and Krasniy Luch.
The spokesperson also informed about covered concentration of Russian-terrorist forces near the towns of Popasna in Luhansk oblast and Artemivsk in Donetsk oblast.
He mentioned that threat of offensive activity of the enemy remains in direction to towns of Stanytsa Luhanska, Shchstya, Lysychansk and Mariupol.
According to ATO spokesperson, Russian-terrorist forces relocate, rotate, strengthen defense lines, concentrate forces and strengthen positions to conduct front-line intelligence under the guise of withdrawal of heavy military equipment. According to information provide by Mr. Lysenko, terrorist forces from Debaltseve relocate to settlement of Pisky, Maryinka and Shyroke. Column of about 100 units of military equipment went from town of Bryanka to Debaltseve.
A column of multiple rocket launcher systems and other weapons (about 50 vehicles in total) went from Donetsk to Mariupol.
In addition, coordinator of ‘Information Resistance’ group, MP Dmitriy Tymchuk also informed that statements of DNR and LNR leaders concerning withdrawal of military equipment don’t correspond to reality.