Submitted By SouthFront,
Open and wide-scale hostilities appear unavoidable in Eastern Ukraine. Kiev is on the war path, with the “unwavering” support of the US and NATO.
Over April 5th, and going into April 6th, the Ukrainian Armed Forces (UAF) continued their usual activities of deploying more troops to the demarcation line. Russia is also transferring forces to the border with Ukraine and in the Crimea. In total, over the last 24 hours 7 separate ceasefire violations were recorded, each including a high number of shots and shells. Two UAF soldiers were killed.
Near the Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR), the UAF has several armored personnel carriers deployed at the village of Schstastye. Still, the LPR said its militia was fully prepared to deal with any Ukrainian provocation, as according to them 60% of Kiev’s military hardware was entirely non-operational.
The Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) reported that its militia had thwarted an attempt