Frontline Update: Occupiers Firing From the Airport, Not Withdrawing Artillery and Equipment and Bringing Reinforcements



The evening communique of the Novorossiya Militia from December 18, 2014.

The ceasefire along the line of contact between the armed formations of the Donetsk and Lugansk Peoples’ Republics (DPR and LPR) and the Ukrainian junta forces is in general being observed.

Two cases of use of arms by Ukrainian fascist forces were noted. Banderites opened small arms and grenade launcher fire at 13:15 and 15:50, aimed at DPR positions located in Donetsk airport area. No casualties were suffered, and no fire was returned.

Intelligence data indicates banderite forces did not withdraw equipment from the line of contact.

Moreover, a column of 16 trucks carrying ammunition and fuel arrived at Tonenkoye (11km north-west from Donetsk), and a 122mm howitzer battery belonging to the 80th Airmobile Brigade arrived in the region of Chervonyy Zhovten (33km north of Lugansk) from its base in Lvov.

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