I arrived back in Donbass before Victory Day, and for a few days things were relatively quiet. However, there’s been an escalation in recent days. The day before yesterday, I was near Ukraine-held Mariupol, the DPR village of Kominternovo, and here was the scene –
As you can hear, active shelling, and battle going on –
Shelling had hit, and destroyed a home, and a 26-year-old woman had sustained this injury –
Meanwhile, perhaps the most active zone of conflict has become around the industrial area, (known as Promzone, from the Russian), just a few kilometres to the north of Donetsk, near Yasinovate, held by DPR, and Avdeevka, held by Ukraine.
Here’s a new video of ongoing battle there, spoken in Russian, but shelling is in universal language –
And that is the current situation in Donbass, as is.