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DONETSK, April 27. /ITAR-TASS/. Local residents have built a checkpoint near the city administrative building and are mounting barricades in the city of Stakhanov in east Ukraine’s Lugansk region, local media reported on Sunday.
A rally for which local residents had assembled in the evening on April 26 preceded mounting of reinforcement. It was decided at the rally to build a checkpoint on the central square and barricades to protect the city from actions of new Kiev authorities and Right Sector radical activists.
Supporters of Donetsk people’s republic have earlier rebuffed an attack of Ukrainian law enforcers on a checkpoint at the city of Soledar in the immediate proximity from an arms and ammunition depot. Several casualties were reported in the attack on the checkpoint.