Terrorists from the two armed groups decided to unite forces by aligning the front line.
Terrorist organizations DNR and LNR [Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics] are fighting the forces of anti-terrorist operation to unite their forces and align the contact line.
Leader of DNR Alexander Zakharchenko stated this.
‘There are fights throughout the DNR, now we are trying to unite with LNR and thereby align the front line and liberate at least a brigade’, – Zakharchenko said in response to journalists questions.
Deputy Head of Information and Analysis Center of National Security and Defense Council Volodymyr Polyoviy informed about active hostilities in the East.
‘The situation on the territories of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts remains difficult. Armed groups of DNR and LNR and armed forces of Russian Federation conduct active hostilities trying to expand the conflict zone and increase areas under their control’, – he said.
In all areas of anti-terrorist operation terrorists repeatedly shelled positions of Ukrainian forces with artillery, mortars, grenade launchers, tanks and rocket launchers.