MARIUPOL, September 05. /ITAR-TASS/. Representatives of self-defense forces from the southeast of Ukraine have liquidated a central block post of the Ukrainian army near a road leading to Mariupol, onlookers told ITAR-TASS. The so-called "Azov" formation of volunteers has suffered losses and had to retreat to the city.
Over the past 24 hours the Ukrainian law enforces have lost around 50 servicemen killed near Mariupol, said a source from the command headquarters of the self-defense forces. Four armored carriers, eleven trucks and a gasoline depot belonging to the Ukrainian law enforces have been liquidated, it said.