Direct combat clashes of the ATO forces with unit of the "DPR" militants near Mariupol on February 1st lasted about an hour. This was announced by the speaker of the Mariupol sector Alexander Kindsfater to 0629 site.
According to him, at 18:55 a subversive group of the "DPR", moving to positions of the ATO forces, was discovered in the area of Pishchevik. A fight broke out, which lasted until 19:40.
Kindsfater said that the AFU forced the enemy to retreat to their positions.
At 21:25, 23:15, 23:17 formation of the "DNR" opened fire with rocket-propelled grenades and small arms at positions of Ukrainian security forces in the area of Maryenka. AFU did not open return fire.
Information about the victims among Ukrainian soldiers is being specified.