- DPR Says Ukraine Deploying Heavy Weapons Near Engagement Line
Earlier speaker of the DPR legislature Andrei Purgin said Ukraine had re-deployed practically all of its heavy weapons previously withdrawn under the Minsk agreements to the disengagement line.
MOSCOW, June 5. /TASS/. Reconnaissance services of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) have reported more episodes of Ukrainian heavy weapons’ presence in the vicinity of the engagement line in Donbas, DPR defence ministry spokesman Eduard Basurin said on Friday.
“DPR reconnaissance agencies have reported heavy weapons’ deployment in Dzerzhinsk. Apart from that, they reported deployment of up to 15 multiple rocket launcher systems in the settlements of Sukhaya Balka, Velikaya Novoselka and Ugledar,” the Donetsk News Agency quoted him as saying.
Earlier on Friday, speaker of the DPR legislature Andrei Purgin said Ukraine had re-deployed practically all of its heavy weapons previously withdrawn under the Minsk agreements to the disengagement line. “The conflict is escalating. The situation is very hard, including in psychological terms. Kiev has returned all heavy weapons which used to be pulled out to positions near the disengagement line. We have returned to a situation before February 12,” he told the Donetsk News Agency.