July 28, 2014
Ukrainian armed forces are performing active offensive operations in the areas temporarily controlled by terrorists.
This has been informed by spokesman of Informational and analytics centre of Nationals Security and Defense Council Andriy Lysenko during a press briefing in Kyiv today.
According to him yesterday aircraft of Ukrainian Armed Forces carried out attack at concentrations of terrorists havig destroyed a large number of military vehicles and manpower of militants.
‘This afforded to intensify the attack of the ATO forces and liberate the town of Debaltsevo and straterically important location Savur-Mohyla from which militants used to shell the positions of Ukrainian armed forces’, – he said.
‘At the moment there are continuing battles to release Pervomaisk and Snizhne. Sub-units of the Armed Forces and the National Guard have entrenched at the outscirts of the town of Gorlivka and are preparing for its liberation’, – Lysenko added.
The control over those territories will allow to encircle and neutralize Donetsk and Gorlivka terrorist groups.
Besides the sub-units of airborne troops have conducted raids in direction to the settlements of Redkodub, Logvyno and Ternove. Checkpoints and firing positions of the enemy have been destroyed there.
As it was informed in Ukrainian media previously yesterday during the liberation of the town of Lytygino in Luhansk oblast more than 20 soldiers of volunteer battalion ‘Aidar’ were killed.
Below we add maps of the situation in Eastern Ukraine as of today (Monday, 28.07.12 12 am) and as of yesterday (Sunday 27.07.14 12 am.) to compare the progress of the ATO.