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Mariupol residents have only one demarcation line – a state border of Ukraine

Mariupol residents have only one demarcation line – a state border of Ukraine

‘This is not treason and this is not panic. Mariupol residents are not alarmists and don’t like treason. It’s just people in Mariupol are concerned with safety of the town and the whole Ukraine in connection with announced demilitarization of Shyrokine’, – this statement was made by Mariupol activists during press briefing via Skype in […]

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Zakharchenko said fighters had withdrawn from Shyrokino to make a trap for Ukrainian military

Zakharchenko said fighters had withdrawn from Shyrokino to make a trap for Ukrainian military

Leader of self-proclaimed organization ‘Donetsk People’s Republic’ Alexander Zakharchenko said that Shyrokine settlements is a trap for Ukrainian servicemen. He said this is his interview to a newspaper. Journalist asked Zakharchenko whether there are fears that territory of Shyrokine village might become bridgehead for Ukrainian troop after withdrawal of DNR forces. DNR leader responded that […]

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Abandoned Shyrokine guarded by Azov regiment – photo reportage

Abandoned Shyrokine

Active hostilities continue in village of Shyrokine near Mariupol. According to latest data from OSCE, all locals have abandoned the settlement. More than 80% of buildings in Shyrokino have been destroyed. This village is on e of the hottest spots in the conflict zone, provocations from the side of terrorist fighters take place every day. […]

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‘Azov’ regiment in Shyrokino

‘Azov’ regiment in Shyrokino

Video of special purpose regiment ‘Azov’ defending village of Shyrokino near Mariupol in Eastern Ukraine. The video is accompanied by rap song in Ukrainian. Part of its text can be translated into English in the following way: ‘Ukraine, Mother of Heroes, fill my heart with windstorm from the Caucasus and the babble of Carpathian streams, […]

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Shyrokino under fire of 152 mm caliber artillery

Shyrokino under fire of 152 mm caliber artillery

Last night in zone of anti-terrorist operation was restless. Press center of anti-terrorist operation informed this. Outstanding case of ceasefire violation by Russia-terrorist forces was registered in village of Shyrokino in Mariupol sector. Fighters used artillery of 152 mm caliber to shell positions of Ukrainian troops. Does anyone need to be reminded that usage of […]

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Shelling of Shyrokine lasts for 12 hours already

Shelling of Shyrokine lasts for 12 hours already

Russia-backed fighters have been shelling Ukrainian positions in Shyrokine village for 12 hours already. This is informed by ‘Donbas’ regiment. According to ‘Donbas’, their positions are being shelled by terrorist forces. Yesterday at night they used a tank for one hour. Currently Russia-backed forces use small arms. They underline that servicemen of ‘Donbas’ and ‘Azov’ […]

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Shyrokine village – hot spot in ATO zone

Shyrokine village – hot spot in ATO zone

Press center of anti-terrorist operation published photos made in village of Shyrokine, near Mariupol in Eastern Ukraine. This village is one of hot spots in Donbas. The settlement is shelled every day by Russia-backed fighters. Local streets are stuffed with explosive items, ammunition, mines. Almost all private houses and infrastructure objects are seriously damaged. Source: […]

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Luhansk city transformed into big military camp

Luhansk city transformed into big military camp

  Luhansk city in Eastern Ukraine has been transformed into military camp. Fighters concentrate forces near Avdiivka and Shyrokine. Coordinator of ‘Information Resistance’ group, MP Dmitriy Tymchyk informs this. Currently 6 separate military groups consisting of 5.5-6 thousand people are located in Luhansk city. According to ‘Information Resistance’ group, these military units include servicemen from […]

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Shyrokine after ‘Russian world’

Shyrokine after ‘Russian world’

Volunteer from Georgia made video in village of Shyrokine on Azov sea coast to demonstrate traces of ‘Russian world’. In one of houses servicemen found inscriptions on walls which say ‘1408’, ‘666 DNR’ [Donetsk People’s Republic], ‘Glory to DNR’. In this short video volunteer from Georgia shows buildings and vehicles destroyed by shelling. He constantly […]

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On March 9 fighters used MRLS ‘Grad’ in battle for Shyrokino

On March 9 fighters used MRLS ‘Grad’ in battle for Shyrokino

March 10, 2015 In battles for Shyrokino fighters used weapon prohibited by Minsk agreements News agency 0629.ua informs this with reference to press service of volunteer regiment ‘Azov’. On March 9 terrorist forces attacked positions of Ukrainian troops in Shyrokino near Mariupol and 09.30 am. At 11.00 am fighters of Donetsk People’s Republic brought tanks […]

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