Turchynov went on Svetlodarsk arc

Turchynov went on Svetlodarsk arc

Oleksandr Turchynov© Reuters

He noted that the Ukrainian military has moved forward and occupied new positions.

NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov arrived at the aggravation of the situation in the ATO zone – in the area of Svetlodarsk arc. This reports the press service of the NSDC.

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He held a meeting with the military leadership of the antiterrorist operation.

“Being at the forefront of 54 brigade, which “has heroically withstood the advance of the enemy,” Alexander Turchinov, after seeing the defensive positions of our forces, discussed with the Ukrainian defenders of the situation in the last days in this sector”, – stated in the message.

According to the NSDC Secretary, the fourth day in a row continuously firing positions APU use is prohibited by the Minsk agreements, artillery and mortars of large caliber.

“The number of shells fired at our positions situated in the area of Svetlodarsk arc set a kind of “record” – more than 800 per day,” – said Turchinov.

He added that the Ukrainian military, he moved forward and occupied new positions, “which gave them an additional advantage over the enemy in this sector of the defense.”

In the river rescue of a soldier, who during the battle on the arc Svetlodarsk received 80 percent of burns of a body

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Doctors do not leave hope to rescue the wounded. 36-year-old Roman was taken to the Dnieper river in critical condition, but while doctors were able to stabilize him. He has already undergone surgery that will reduce toxicity and to accelerate the healing of wounds. Drugs to rescue the fighter is, but not enough donor plasma.

We will remind, on December 18, militants have waged a fierce battle with the military forces of the antiterrorist operation in the area of Svetlodarsk arc, in the Donetsk region. Fighting lasted more than a day. Ukrainian military took the fight, threw the enemy forces and carried out a counterattack into the flank of the enemy.

According to official figures, killed at least five Ukrainian military, another six were injured, ten people were wounded or injured. One Ukrainian soldier was taken prisoner of the enemy.

According to intelligence reports, the enemy’s losses amounted to at least 25 people were killed and 30 wounded.

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