Ukrainian military retake Shyrokyne – Zhebrivskiy

14:45, 15 April 2016
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Ukrainian military regained full control over the village of Shyrokyne, Chairman of the Donetsk military and civil administration Pavlo Zhebrivskiy wrote on Facebook.

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"Good news! As of today, the Ukrainian military are fully controlling Shyrokyne. I knew this news from guys, when I visited them yesterday evening. Their willingness to repel Russian sabotage and reconnaissance groups is at high level!" he said.

Read alsoPro-Russian militants storm ATO forces in NovotroyitskeZhebrivskiy recalled that a month ago the Ukrainian forces controlled only half of the village.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the Ukrainian armed forces retook the village of Shyrokyne near the Ukrainian-controlled strategic port city of Mariupol after Russian proxies had withdrawn from it, having left much evidence that they were sponsored and supported by Russia.

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