SLOVIANSK, June 04. /ITAR-TASS/. Ukrainian aviation has delivered a new strike at the village of Semyonovka near Sloviansk, Donetsk region, a people's militia representative told ITAR-TASS on Wednesday.
On Tuesday, Ukrainian fighters and helicopter gunships delivered at least five strikes at Semyonovka and the village of Cherevkovka.
After a relatively calm night, the Ukrainian military resumed shelling the town, with artillery guns firing at one- to two-minute intervals.
Fierce fighting between people's militia and Ukrainian servicemen around Sloviansk continued throughout Tuesday. Ukraine’s National Guard began to shell Slavyansk approximately at 06.00 am local time, and attack aircraft fired at the nearby settlements of Semyonovka and Cherevkovka.
Stella Khorosheva, spokeswoman for the people's mayor of Sloviansk, told ITAR-TASS that the June 3 fighting "was the longest since the start of clashes in Ukraine."