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Tymchuk: Five convoys carrying supplies for rebels entered into Ukraine from Russia
Five convoys brought supplies from Russia to rebel-held territories of Eastern Ukraine within the past 48 hours, the head of the Information Resistance Group, Dmytro Tymchuk, posted in Facebook on the morning of March 6.
"One was delivered by railway, and four others by road; in total, there were 8 freight cars and 46 trucks," he added.
Militants are briskly repairing the Debaltseve railway hub, Tymchuk added.
Militants stormed again Shyrokine and a district of Donetsk at night
Gunmen fired at Ukrainian divisions 14 times overnight, ATO press centre reported on the morning of March 6.
"The enemy continues to carry out individual attacks on positions of anti-terrorist operation forces in the ATO area. Terrorists struck our troops 14 times this night between 8 p.m. March 5 and 6 a.m. March 6," a statement reads.
The largest number of shell strikes is still recorded in the Donetsk direction. The villages of Avdiyivka and Pisky were fired upon with mortars and grenade launchers around 8 p.m. Thursday.
Insurgents fired upon Avdiyivka once again at 1.50, upon Kamianka at 3.10, and Khimik at 4.10 in the morning.
In the Mariupol direction, the enemy was attacking the village of Shyrokine with small arms and grenade launchers almost for an hour at 9.45 p.m. and again at around one o'clock in the morning. Militants unsuccessfully attempted to storm positions of ATO forces at 9.30 p.m.
In the Artemivsk direction, a sniper fired at the village of Leninske at 8.05 p.m. and a number of rebel units attacked the village of Shumy with machine-guns at 8.30 p.m.
General Staff: OSCE mission confirms withdrawal of heavy equipment by rebels
OSCE mission has provided Ukrainian military with documents proving that Donbas rebels had drawn off heavy armaments from the line of confrontation in a number equivalent to that of ATO forces, a press officer of ATO Headquarters, Anatoliy Stelmakh, announced during a Skype conference at the Anti-Crisis Centre as reported by" Channel 5 ".
"We are withdrawing materiel - large-calibre artillery to be specific - from the line of confrontation in order to implement the peace agreements. Everything is implemented under the OSCE monitoring and control procedures, which means the OSCE files documents proving that rebels withdraw an equivalent number of materiel from the line of confrontation," Stelmakh said.
At the same time, he said that ATO forces were restoring the defence line in the Artemivsk direction, rebuilding fortifications and bringing up ammunition.
Insurgents drop off tanks near the demarcation line, and reinforce troops in the immediate battle area
Militants have drawn off an insignificant number of artillery from the front line in Donbas, and are still building up forces in immediate battle areas, and at forward positions, the head of the Information Resistance Group, Dmytro Tymchuk, posted in Facebook on March 6.
"Russian and terrorist forces continued to violate provisions of the Minsk ceasefire deal in the past 24 hours using almost all available weapons - from small arms to barrel and rocket artillery - to fire at army positions," he writes.
The tensest situation was in the Donetsk and Prymorsky (Mariupol) directions, and across the area to the west of Avdiivka, near Schastya, and in a sector between Svetlodarsk and Popasna.
"Only insignificant decrease in the number of artillery drawn off by Russian and terrorist forces in accordance with the Minsk agreements is virtually registered along the entire demarcation line,” Tymchuk says.
"Heavy armoured vehicles, in particular, tanks used to fire upon positions of Ukrainian troops have not been relocated or withdrawn from the demarcation line," he says.
According to IR, "rebels continue to build up material and technical resources in immediate battle areas as well as at their forward positions while regrouping and improving their fighting efficiency at the same time.
General Staff: 4 service members were wounded in the ATO area in the past 24 hours
No losses were reported in the area of the anti-terrorist operation in the past 24 hours, but 4 soldiers sustained different types of wounds, an ATO spokesman, Colonel Andriy Lysenko, reported at a briefing on Friday.
"There were no deaths among Ukrainian servicemen reported in the past 24 hours, but four soldiers were wounded," he said.
ATO forces move Grad MLRSs 35 km away from the front line
The process of withdrawal of heavy weapons from the front line goes on, a spokesman for the Ukrainian National Security and Defence Council, Andriy Lysenko, reported at a briefing on Friday.
"Yesterday, the Armed Forces of Ukraine moved artillery divisions armed with Grad volley fire systems more than 35 km away from the demarcation line," he said. According to him, the materiel was convoyed all the way through by observers of the OSCE mission, who certified the fact of withdrawal. According to the plan, ATO forces have started pulling back Uragan MLRSs today.