Militants carried out provocative attacks on captured territories in Donbass in order to blame the AFU. This was stated by the press officer of the Ukrainian side of the JCCC Vasiliy Labay, - said Ukrainska Pravda.
He said that military of the Ukrainian side in JCCC recorded three cases of this kind: two from Trudovskoy, they fired Staromykhailovka and once Donetsk.
"One shelling from Trudovskoy at Staromykhailovka, namely at about 13.00 on February 25th, observers of the Ukrainian party in JCCC recorded together with the representatives of the OSCE SMM," - said Labay.
According to him, militants want to discredit the AFU by shelling and crete the image that "mines come from the side of the ATO forces."
As previously reported, the leader of the so-called "DPR" Alexander Zakharchenko admitted that gangs, controlled by him, burned down Kozhevnya village for tactical reasons in the course of fighting.