Language quotas for Ukraine’s TV will only fuel tensions — media groupSociety & Culture May 24, 8:49
Syrian troops repel militant attack west of Palmyra — mediaWorld May 24, 8:08
Russian 'soldier of the future' combat gear tested in SyriaMilitary & Defense May 24, 6:41
London police say investigation into Manchester blast ‘fast-moving’World May 24, 5:21
Investigators release Gogol-Center artistic director after questioningSociety & Culture May 24, 2:32
London may be among contenders for 2018 FIDE chess world championshipSport May 24, 2:29
Putin meets with visiting Philippine leaderRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 24, 0:15
Mechanism of alerting on cyberattacks practically never used by US — spokespersonWorld May 23, 22:19
Putin praises work of Independent Public Anti-Doping CommissionSport May 23, 20:38
DONETSK, August 22. /TASS/. Ukraine’s forces shelled Dokuchayevsk located near the contact line from artillery weapons with the caliber of 122mm late on Sunday, a law enforcement source in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic said.
"At around 10.30 p.m. the Ukrainian side opened fire at Dokuchayevsk from 122mm artillery weapons. A total of 10 artillery shells have been fired," the source told the Donetsk news agency.
During the shelling of Dokuchayevsk the Kiev forces also used infantry combat vehicles, grenade launchers and small arms, according to the source.
The DPR operative command earlier reported that the Kiev forces had shelled the republic’s territory 520 times over the past 24 hours, and the situation remains tense in the region.
The participants of the Contact Group on settling the crisis in eastern Ukraine agreed to observe the silence regime starting from midnight on April 30. This is the eighth ceasefire agreement since the autumn of 2014. However, the Ukrainian army has repeatedly violated the truce opening fire from mortars, tanks and artillery weapons that were to have been withdrawn under the Minsk peace deal.