Russian investigators have accused the Ukrainian military in the shelling of the Town

The investigative Committee of Russia opened a criminal case overthe shelling of settlements on the territory of Donetsk region.

This was reported at RF IC.

“In the period from 4 to 6 February of the current year persons from among members of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and machardie of Ukraine in Donetsk region held a numerous artillery, which damaged dozens of houses and administrative buildings, as well as power lines and railway rolling stock. On this fact office investigation of crimes involving the use of prohibited means and methods of warfare of GSU SK of Russia brought criminal case on signs of the crime provided by part 1 of article 356 of the criminal code (use of prohibited means and methods of warfare)”, – stated in the message.

According to Russian investigators, the Ukrainian government continues to “illegally, in violation of the Minsk agreements and the obligations deriving from them a ceasefire, to actively increase its military presence along the line of contact, pulling back more forces, including units of the 79th separate airborne assault brigade and nationalist battalions “Donbass” and regiment “Azov”.

Note that the press service of the Committee cynically illustrated press-release photos, which on 29 January published on the page in Facebook the head of the Donetsk police Vyacheslav Abroskin as evidence of attacks by fighters of residential quarters.

Recall that the militants from 29 January actively shelled Ukrainian positions near Avdeevkaand residential neighborhoods, and does not agree to the establishment of a truce.

On January 30 terrorists destroyed the last supply line that fed electricity to Avdiivka coke plant. The plant provided the city with heat, water and electricity. In this regard, the city had declared a state of emergency. The SSES was urgently transferred to the plant ancillary equipment: power generators, heat gun, large tents, stoves, kitchens, water and food.

On 1 February began a voluntary evacuation of people.

The UN Security Council after a discussion of aggravation of the situation in the East of Ukraine, including – and in Avdiivka, adopted a press statementproposed by the Ukrainian party. The security Council expressed its full support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine and stressed the need for strict observance of resolution 2202 (2015), which adopted a “Package of measures to implement the Minsk agreements”. The members of the security Council called for an immediate resumption of the ceasefire.