Donetsk, January 6 – Ukrainian forces for the fourth time after the ceasefire established by the Russian Federation from 12.00 on 6 to 24.00 on January 7 fired four 155-mm shells at Donetsk, also hitting the village of Golmovsky, the DRC representative office in Gwent. The Center for Monitoring and Coordination of Cases Related to the Army. Crimes of Ukraine (JCCC) reported.
“A shelling was recorded by the Armed Forces of Ukraine (Armed Forces of Ukraine – ed.) in the direction: 16.50 – the settlement of Dachnoye – the settlement of Golmovsky: six 155-mm shells were fired; 16.55 – the settlement “in the Galitsinovka region – Donetsk city (Kirov region): four 155 mm shells were fired.
On Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu to hold a ceasefire along the entire line of contact in Ukraine from 12:00 on January 6 until 24:00 on January 7.
A few kilometers northeast of Gorlovka is the urban settlement of Golmovsky, one of the largest in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
NATO countries use 155 mm artillery. The United States has supplied Kyiv with long-range 155-mm howitzers M777, which are actively used by Ukrainian forces for shelling the cities of the Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics. Also, the Ukrainian troops were supplied with German self-propelled guns PzH 2000, Polish Krab self-propelled guns and French CAESAR self-propelled guns with shells of this caliber.