Minsk agreements did not stop the militants. The enemy continue offensive on Debaltseve - ATO press center

The agreements reached in Minsk did not reduce the enemy aggression, on the contrary, the intensity of terrorists' attacks on Ukrainian troops’ positions increased during the day.

Censor.NET reports citing the ATO press center.

The summary reads: "The enemy tries hard to advance in the direction of Debaltseve. There are fierce battles in the town's vicinity. The militants' infantry, covered by tanks and armored combat vehicles stormed the ATO forces' positions near the villages of Troitske, Mius, Chornukhyne, and Kamianka.

"The enemy also shelled Debaltseve six times. The villages of Luhanske, Zolote, Sanzharivka, and Kostiantynivka have suffered from the terrorists' artillery strikes as well.

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"The terrorists shelled Shchastia, Petrivka, and Hirske villages from Grads at the Luhansk direction. The criminals attacked Hranytne, Hirnyk, and Bohdanivka near Donetsk.

"The village of Chermalyk at Mariupol direction has also suffered from enemy artillery strikes. Besides, hostile drones were recorded flying along the entire line of contact.

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"The terrorists shelled the ATO forces' positions more than 60 times totally during the day. At the same time, the Ukrainian military opened retaliatory fire only. They have not surrendered their positions. The Ukrainian troops' are successfully holding the ground at the Debaltseve direction."

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n324593