Putin pleased with acting at Moscow's Maly drama theaterSociety & Culture March 23, 23:35
Former Russian MP killed in Kiev, killer dies in hospitalWorld March 23, 23:32
Russia's Channel One refuses to broadcast Samoilova's performance via satelliteSociety & Culture March 23, 21:52
Experts forecast Bank of Russia will keep key rate at 10%Business & Economy March 23, 21:13
Putin's aide explains why Russia has no fear of supplying S-400 systems to TurkeyRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 23, 20:42
British police identify Westminster attacker as Khalid MasoodWorld March 23, 20:03
Russia develops ‘grenade launcher-propelled’ reconnaissance droneMilitary & Defense March 23, 19:58
Ukraine forbids Russian Eurovision contestant to perform via satelliteWorld March 23, 19:35
Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia suspended over extremismSociety & Culture March 23, 19:00
MOSCOW, August 17. /TASS/. The Ukrainian military shelled four districts of Donetsk overnight on Monday, three of them came under massive fire, two civilians were killed, 42 houses destroyed or damaged, Donetsk City Hall told Donetsk News Agency on Monday.
"Overnight on August 17, the city’s Kuibyshevsky, Petrovsky and Kirovsky districts came under massive artillery bombardments from the Ukrainian Armed Forces. According to the available information, they have left 2 people dead, 3 others were wounded. Information about other possible casualties and destruction is being ascertained," the news reports said.
In addition to that, multiple destructions and damage to homes were registered. In Kuibyshevsky district electricity and gas supply systems were damaged. In the village of Staromikhaiilovka (Kirovsky district) the direct hits destroyed three houses and damaged 22.
The Ukrainian Armed Forces also shelled the central Leninsky district of Donetsk. According to local residents, several shells exploded near the television center. The Ukrainian army used heavy artillery, with blast waves shattering the windows in some houses.