Reconnaissance by fire, staged by Putin's mercenaries from Novoazovsk, was repelled on Thursday, Deputy Chairman of the Donetsk Regional Administration Konstiantyn Batozsky wrote on Facebook.
"The situation in Mariupol. The border troops and the special battalion Azov repelled reconnaissance by fire, made ??by the enemy from the side of Novoazovsk," he wrote. Batozsky added that four tanks of the Russians were destroyed. "As of 15:48, the situation is stable in the city. Donetsk region governor Serhiy Taruta and city Mayor Yuri Hotlubey are working in Mariupol," he said. Earlier, it was reported that from Novoazovsk in the direction of Mariupol, a convoy of four tanks and three trucks with militants moved, they moved for10 kilometers and ran through the bushes.