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Russia refuses to negotiate with Ukraine
Russia does not consider holding negotiations on the Ukrainian crisis in the so-called Geneva format with the participation of Russia, EU, USA and Ukraine, RF Foreign Ministry's statement published on Thursday reads. The Foreign Ministry believes that the Ukrainian part has allegedly violated previous agreements".
Situation remains tense near Debaltseve, and in the area between Chornukhine and Gorlivka. A sniper operates near the village of Pisky
Rebels fired upon ATO forces 15 times overnight; the situation is especially strained near Debaltseve, Chornukhine and Gorlivka, ATO press centre reported on the morning of 6 November.
The atmosphere was relatively peaceful near the Donetsk airport, but insurgents carried out an artillery attack on Ukrainian positions in the settlement of Novokalynovo from the side of Avdiivka.
A rebel sniper operates near the settlement of Pisky, we do our utmost to neutralize him,” press-centre reports.
The situation with a troublesome section of Bakhmutka highway is under control of ATO forces; our roadblock near the settlement of Krymske was assaulted by rebels at night; the settlement of Vilkhove was shelled," the press centre reports.
EU has made an official statement calling elections in the PDR and PRL illegitimate
The EU does not recognise "parliamentarian and presidential elections held by rebels on November 2, for they are hostile to both the spirit and letter of the Minsk protocol, a statement published by the EU press centre reads.
The EU laid the stress on Russian responsibility for the situation and called on the RF to withdraw illegitimate foreign forces, mercenaries and military equipment, and enable a constant monitoring of the Russian-Ukrainian border by the OBSE.
RF servicemen moved to Schastya and Donetsk; a company of Russian air-landing troops was transferred to Lugansk region
Smalls tactical forces of Russian air-landing troops have been transferred to the north of Lugansk region, and a mixed tactical force of the Russian Army - to the town of Schastya, Dmytro Tymchuk reported on the morning of November 6.
"A mixed tactical force of the Russian Army has arrived in the town of Schastya, Lugansk region. According to the IR, it consists of 50 units of military hardware, including tanks.
A movement of small tactical forces of Russian air-landing troops to the north of Lugansk region has also been detected by the intelligence service," Tymchuk added.
Tymchuk: Rebels try to break the front near Debaltseve
Rebels and Russian Cossacks have started an offensive against our forces in the town of Chornukhine, the Debaltseve military base, in an attempt to break the front and advance to the South West, the head of the group "Information Resistance" Dmytro Tymchuk posted on his Facebook wall on November 6.
According to the IR, an artillery clash between Ukrainian artillery units and rebels' artillery took place to the north of Mariupol". "Enemy is trying to get the upper hand over us in this area", Tymchuk says.
NATIONAL SECURITY AND DEFENSE COUNCIL: No soldier was reported dead in the past 24 hours
The intensity of shell strikes on positions of ATO forces was not decreasing in the past 24 hours, a spokesman for the National Security Council Andriy Lysenko reports.
"The greatest enemy's activity was spotted in the Donetsk direction. Insurgents fired upon our positions near the settlements of Pisky, Avdiivka, Taramchuk, Novokalynove, Orlivka, Mayorsk using mortars, grenade launchers and other small arms," Lysenko said.
He also said that rebels had attacked our positions in the Debaltseve direction near the settlements of Debaltseve, Leninske, Vuglegirsk, Kamianka Orlovo-Ivanivka using mortars and grenade launchers.
Positions of ATO forces situated between the towns of Volnovakha and Mariupol - near Starognativka, Novolaspy, Granitne to be specific - were hit by rebels' mortars, grenade launchers and other small arms.
"ATO positions near Lugansk were fired upon by terrorists' artillery and small arms. (The settlements of Vilkhove and Stary Aidar)