July 11, Ukrainian 24th brigade was trying to advance east as Kiev regime is conducting an operation against former south-eastern Ukraine. At around 5am, to prevent further advance of Ukrainian army to DPR, self-defense forces used artillery shells against 24the Ukr. army brigade. As a result dozens of Ukrainian soldiers are dead, multiple armored personnel carries, and tanks have also been destroyed.
24th brigade was based in the city of Lviv, western Ukraine – breeding ground of Ukrainian fascism and nationalism. Donetsk regions has voted for its independence from Kiev when as a result of a violent coup many nationalists came to power in the country. 24th brigade came to the region to force locals into submission to Kiev regime.