"On December 29, there were clashes with a subversive militant group near the village of Pisky not far from Donetsk airport. The next day we visited the scene and spoke with witnesses and participants in those events. The subversive-reconnaissance group of the militants was destroyed," the posting reads.

The press service said that "one attacker that was taken captive turned out to be a professional saboteur who was trained in the Russian Federation."