August 6, 2014
Shelling of the positions of the ATO forces from Russian territory continues
This and the following was reported by NSDC Information centre spokesman Andriy Lysenko during daily press briefing in Kyiv today.
Shelling of the positions of the ATO forces from the territory of Russian Federation doesn’t cease. Yesterday starting from 01.55 pm artillery shelling of the positions of paratroopers in the area of checkpoint of Diakove lasted for 1,5 hour. Another shelling was carried out at night. Ukrainian paratroopers have kept their positions under cross fire of enemy.
Yesterday after a reconnaissance flight of a drone over the positions of Ukrainian border guards they were shelled with mortars and artillery during 4 hours by Russian militants. Russians carried out shelling from their territory. Also there were another shellings of the positions of Ukrainian frontier guards in the border zone.
Yesterday in Brussels the Pentagon representative Admiral John Kirby reported that Pentagon had registered facts of supply of weapons to terrorists from Russia. He also expressed concern about amplified presence of Russian combat-ready forces at Ukrainian-Russian border.
Source: NSDC, National Security and Defense Council