The Armed Forces did not occupy Staromaryivka in the “gray” zone, it is a Russian fake
The Armed Forces of Ukraine did not establish control over the village of Staromaryivka, which is located in the interpositional space in the Donetsk region near the settlement of Granitne.
According to a Ukrinform correspondent, Russian disinformation about the occupation of this village by the Ukrainian military was refuted during the work of the OSCE Permanent Council by the Permanent Representative of Ukraine to international organizations in Vienna Yevhen Tsymbalyuk.
“What did the Russians do to cover up these next steps (near Granitny – ed.)? How did they begin to spread misinformation about the alleged seizure of the settlement of Staromaryivka near Granitny by the Armed Forces. another attempt by Russian armed forces to accuse Ukraine of a broken line of contact and the Minsk agreements in general, ”Tsymyuk said.
He also informed foreign diplomats that on October 26 last year, from 2:25 pm to 3:15 pm, a battery of 122-mm D-30 howitzers of the Russian armed forces fired at the position of the Armed Forces of Ukraine near the settlement of Granitne.
“As a result, two Ukrainian servicemen were wounded, one of them was killed. high-precision ammunition, which immediately led to the de-escalation of the situation in a particular area “, – in this case, the head of the Ukrainian mission to the OSCE.
As reported, the Russian media previously actively spread information on social networks that they had allegedly returned the village of Staromaryivka in the Donetsk region, which is located near the settlement of Granitne, to the control of the Ukrainian government. The Joint Forces Operations Headquarters denied this information.