Defense minister stresses US attack on Syrian base jeopardized Russian servicemen's livesMilitary & Defense April 26, 10:37
Russian security chief: Fake news on cyberattacks used to undermine state sovereigntyRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 26, 10:26
Putin urges to join efforts in war on terrorRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 26, 10:25
Russian security chief warns external provocations may lead to war on Korean PeninsulaRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 26, 10:18
Russia takes steps in response to NATO’s activities in EuropeRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 26, 9:33
Russian-Serbian Humanitarian Center marks 5th anniversaryWorld April 26, 9:21
Six powers ready to cooperate with Iran in peaceful use of nuclear energy — diplomatRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 25, 23:40
Confederations Cup: Russia vs Portugal match sold out, says FIFA secretary generalSport April 25, 21:20
Russian diplomat suggests UN should develop strategy to fight fake newsRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 25, 20:16
MOSCOW, November 15. /TASS/. Ukrainian volunteer battalions have opened tank fire at the Zhabichevo settlement north of east Ukraine's Donetsk, the defense ministry of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) told the Donetsk News Agency on Sunday.
"Kiev’s military are shelling the Zhabichevo settlement from tanks," the source said. "As of yet, we have no information about victims or destructions."
According to the head of the local administration of Donetsk, Ivan Prikhodko, Ukrainian troops are shelling the vicinity of the Donetsk airport and the Volvo Center in a Donetsk suburb.
"Ukraine’s army has been shelling the territory of the former Donetsk airport and the area of the Volvo Centre for more than 90 minutes," the Donetsk News Agency quoted him as aying.
According to Prikhidko, mortar shelling is conducted from Ukrainian positions in Peski and Opytnoye. Ukrainian troops are also using machineguns, grenade launchers and firearms.