"The enemy seeks to make history by repeating the crimes of their ideological idols-Nazis," the statement reads.
According to the headquarters, the bandits' activity zone moved to the area of Debaltseve: "The districts of the villages of Mius, Chornukhyne, Debaltseve, Orlovo-Ivanivka, Nikishyne, Olkhovatka, Fashchivka, Artemove, Ridkodub, Kodema were shelled again as well as Poltavska mine in the town of Yunokomunarivsk.
"The terrorists committed artillery strikes on the villages and cities of Verkhnia Vilkhova, Sokilnyky, Artema, Shchastia, Staryi Aidar, Stanytsia-Luhanska, Triokhizbenka, Frunze, Opytne, Marinka, Avdiivka, Mykolaivka in the Luhansk and Donetsk staging areas," the press center noted.
It is also mentioned that the ATO forces artillery conducted 52 artillery strikes in order to protect civilians and suppress actively engaged enemy firing points.
"The ATO headquarters has received information about six killed and three injured civilians during the day," the press center added.