July 31, 2014
Maps of the situation in the ATO zone as of July 31 ans July 30 (for comparison) are presented below.
During the last 24 hours terrorists shelled checkpoints and positions of sub-units of Ukrainian armed forces in the area of settlement of Marynivka, Mospyne, Diakove, Spatak, Sabiyvka and Lugansk airport.
Also there was shelling of camp of military group ‘North’ with ‘Grad’ volley fire systems. There were approximately 7 volleys. Besides the border checkpoint Marynivka was shelled with ‘Grad’ systems.
Yesterday Russian mercenaries carried out strong shelling of border guards in the area of settlemenet of Vasylivka. As a result 3 frontier guards died, 11 were wounded.
Russia is doing nothing to deescalate the tension in the border area of Ukraine. Moreover, Russian military forces continue to concentrate military equipment and sub-units on the border with Sumy and Kharkiv oblasts of Ukraine.
Russia continues to supply terrorists with heavy armoured vehicles and weapons. According to operative data yesterday 7 ‘Grad’ systems and 11 URAL vehicles came from Donetsk of Rostov oblast [Russia] to Luhansk oblast [Ukraine].
There’s also additional deployment of tactical group in Crimea. Sub-units of airborne brigade, infantry brigade, regiment of special purpose and brigade of marines have been transferred to Crimea from Russia.