Defense Ministry on Debaltseve: situation difficult, but under control
The situation near Debaltseve in Donetsk region is under the control of the Ukrainian armed forces, who are regrouping their forces and means to conduct further military actions, the press service of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry said on Tuesday.
"The road between Debaltseve and Artemivsk is blocked by Ukrainian soldiers. Military reserves and equipment have been taken to the battlefield. All militant assault actions have been successfully repelled by the Ukrainian armed forces," the report says.
"The situation is difficult now, but it is under control. The militants suffered considerable losses in manpower and equipment," the report reads.