January 4, 2023, 06:23 – Public News Service – OSN

Early morning on the fourth of January Ukrainian troops attacked the cities of Donetsk and Yasinovataya in DPR. This was reported by the mission of the republic to the JCCC.

The following text was published in the department’s Telegram: “Shooting was recorded from the side of the VFU in the directions: 04:00 — n. Galitsinovka settlement – Donetsk city (Kirov district): 4 shells of 155 mm caliber were fired.

Half an hour later, the city of Yasinovataya was shelled. The fire was fired from the settlement of Avdiivka, the blow was delivered from artillery pieces of 122 mm caliber, eight arrivals were registered in total.

Yasinovataya is located about 25 kilometers north of the capital of the DPR, the city is home to the largest railway station in the post-Soviet space. To the west of the settlement in the direction of Avdiivka, for almost eight years, there was a line of contact with the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Earlier, Bogdan Bezpalko, a member of the Council for Interethnic Relations under the President of the Russian Federation, said that Western leaders could force the head of Ukraine, Vladimir Zelensky, to enter into peace talks with Moscow. More on the topic read in material Public news service.